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On November 23, internationally renowned speakers and IoT enthusiasts gathered in Amsterdam to debate the way our increasingly digitized society develops in the context of the entirely new Internet emerging.

The half-day Internet of People Event hosted by Digital Society School addressed the social and societal implications of the Internet of Things and related topics and technologies. A humanity-centred approach to the digital world, covering design, tech and social sciences. Read more


Internet of People Event previous editions

The 2nd edition of the Internet of People Event organised by Jakajima took place on October 3, 2017, at B.Amsterdam, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

It was an innovative half-day conference about the social and societal implications of the Internet of Things, a human-centred approach of the digital world.

The program featured speakers from Delft University of Technology, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Internet of Elephants and more. “How to keep robots under control”, “A City As Smart As Its Citizens”, “Technological Revolutions and Everyday Life” were only a few of the presentation titles. Read more


2015 previous editions

The Internet of People Event took place on December 15, 2016, in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

It was a niche and innovative event, where the attendees were able to join in the discussions around the main topic – the social, human-sided approach of the internet of things.

In the morning, Valerie Frissen from SIDNfonds talked about how an internet of people is more than an internet of living things, while Julian Ranger from tackled on solving today’s personal data issues. Maarten Louman, Qiy Foundation, challenged the audience to imagine that they would design the internet today, while Leo de Penning from Illuminoo explained how Reflective Intelligence allows humans and machines to learn and develop together.

After lunch, Remco Magielse, Philips Lighting, revealed how smart lighting technologies open up a complete new space for people to interweave lighting in their daily rituals. Attendees were also able to find out how physical learning can be connected with the digital world by the help of Solly, the sun-eating robot. Read more