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Lily Higgins

Lily is host of How do we shape the future of human and non-human relationships in public space? (unconference track) 
Thursday 12 December 10:15-13:00 14:00-16:30

Lily is a future-oriented designer of experiences, processes, tools, and methods. She operates as an independent consultant at the intersection of strategic foresight, human-centered design, and serious play. Her current work and practice is informed by her recent thesis, “Future Flex: A Play-Based Approach to Organizational Change in the Age of Uncertainty” which was nominated for Willem de Kooning Academy’s Bachelor Research Prize 2017.

Lily currently collaborates with Changeist as an associate designer, Playspace as a play-experience designer, and various other clients from corporates to local initiatives. She is a trainee at the European School for Urban Game Design and the founder of Urban Playwalks Rotterdam, a monthly walking tour of site-specific urban games that play with the norms of public space. She loves talking situationist urban interventions, mundane futures, and applications of immersive theatre.


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)