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Gijs Huisman

Gijs Huisman is a senior researcher at the Amsterdam University of Applied Science’s Digital Society School (DSS) where he directs research grounded in the United Nations’ sustainable development goals. His research interests revolve around multimodal interaction,  embodiment, digital/physical interfaces, and haptic technology.
Gijs was previously a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Twente where he worked on haptics for embodiment in Virtual and Augmented reality, nature-inspired ambient technology for well-being, and multi-sensory technology for human-food interaction. 
In addition to his academic work he is co-founder and head of R&D at House of Haptics, a startup company that brings novel haptic solutions to market.

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)