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Funda Ustek-Spilda

Funda is a Research Officer at the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics. She holds a DPhil in Sociology (Uni.Oxford, 2015) and MSc in Comparative Social Policy (Uni. Oxford, 2010). She is a sociologist with an interdisciplinary background and studies a wide variety of subjects in the field of sociology of knowledge, including statistical representation of vulnerable groups, gender, labour and migration and technology for social good. She works on issues of visibility and invisibility in data, and the ethical underpinnings and implications of them. Her current publications cover a wide variety of topics, such as public policy and refugee statistics, women in informal employment, media representation of vulnerable groups, bottom-up data and ethical and responsible innovation in emerging technologies.

Program Day 1

Our program on Thursday the 12th

Day 1 of Thingscon 2019 we will shape the future narratives of the responsible IoT and beyond together. You can dive deep with peers, thought leaders, innovators, and researchers from the ThingsCon community and beyond:

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Program Day 2

Our program on Friday the 13th

Day 2 of Thingscon 2019 is about the current state of the responsible IoT. You can get inspiration from thought leaders and practitioners from the field, get hands-on with the latest tools & insights and be part of the leading discours. To end Thingscon will present a State of the Responsible IoT in 2019:

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12 / 13 December, Rotterdam

Date and time

Thursday, 12 dec. 2019, 09:00 – 19:00 (CET)
Friday, 13 dec. 2019, 09:00 – 20:00 (CET)


Het Nieuwe Instituut
25 Museumpark, 3015 CB Rotterdam (map)