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Dries De Roeck

Dries De Roeck (@driesderoeck) has a background in industrial design and has been switching between the academic research and design practitioner hats ever since. He is a designer and researcher, with a strong interest in how technology impacts the day to day life of people.
He currently leads the research activities at the creative agency Studio Dott (Belgium) where he is also wrapping up his PhD research. A recent outcome of his work is the IoT design kit, a configurable set of design tools for exploring and defining Internet of Things ideas.
Dries hosts and co-hosts local ThingsCon events within the Belgian and Dutch IoT community. He co-organises the family friendly hackercamp Fri3d Camp and organises technology related activities for primary schools.

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:

Full program

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:

Full program


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)