Day 1

27 June 2018

09:00AM

Developing for the IoT – Chair’s welcome and opening comments

09:20AM

Keynote Panel: Future of IoT – predictions for a connected world

  • What are the newest innovations within IoT software, hardware and platforms and how are they impacting the current market?
  • What will companies have to do to still be viable in a 2022 IoT marketplace?
  • Predictions for which sectors will see growth in the next 5 years and which ones will fall by the wayside?
  • Role of other disruptive tech like AI, machine learning and blockchain to IoT.

10:00AM

Solo: IoT Hardware – Sensors, Batteries and Actuators

The building block of any IoT network is the ‘thing’ within the internet of things, that generates or actions the data. This talk will address what the fundamental aspects of choosing the correct IoT hardware are, variables such as OS and remote management options and what effect this decision can have throughout the IoT value chain.

10:30AM

Legacy development approaches and tools simply aren’t built to handle the enormous flow of real-time, event-driven, data streams generated by IoT devices, existing systems, and people.

Blaine Mathieu

Chief Product and Marketing Officer

VANTIQ

Associated Talks:

10:30AM - Day 1

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In this session, learn how the revolution in event-driven application platforms enable innovative companies to develop, deploy and run real-time enterprise applications – enabled by the IoT – with dramatically reduced time-to-market, significantly lowered development and maintenance costs, and maximised agility in the face of requirements for continuous innovation and digital transformation.

. Blaine Mathieu, Chief Product and Marketing Officer, VANTIQ

11:00AM

Solo: Veolia

Alain Staron

Senior V.P. Digital Strategy, Offers and Partnerships

Veolia

Associated Talks:

11:00AM - Day 1

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. Alain Staron, Senior V.P. Digital Strategy, Offers and Partnerships , Veolia

11:30AM

Networking Break

11:50AM

Panel: Platform selection for your IoT project?

Katrien De Graeve

IoT Tech Solutions Lead – Global Black Belt Team

Microsoft Europe

Associated Talks:

10:40AM - Day 2

View IoT Innovation: The Intelligent Edge

11:50AM - Day 1

View Panel: Platform selection for your IoT project?

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  • There are over 400 IoT platforms available in the current market of every size and shape, how do you choose between this bewildering array?
  • Who should you talk to before making this decision?
  • What is the main difference between the big players offerings and smaller more specialised management systems?
  • Discussion of the key considerations when choosing a platform; provisioning and authentication, configuration and control, monitoring and diagnostics and software updates and maintenance.
  • Bottom up vs top down approaches in selection.
. Katrien De Graeve, IoT Tech Solutions Lead – Global Black Belt Team, Microsoft Europe

12:30PM

The next generation of Internet for IoT

Rob van Kranenburg

Founder

IOT Council

Associated Talks:

12:30PM - Day 1

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This talk will focus on next generation internet from three main perspectives:

1. Infrastructure –  needs to be balanced between capabilities in the Cloud (data-lakes and AI) and edge (5G), between intricate and complex semi-autonomous to autonomous self-healing systems and local repairablity to ensure urban resilience.  Infrastructure should support services.

2. Services – A service is any operation that supports either machines or people in their wellbeing and abilities to build a meaningful and cooperative existence. This thus entails the entire trajectory from BAN- to VWAN; BAN (body, wearables), LAN (home, smart services to the home), WAN (mobility in general from bike to connected car and plane), and VWAN (the very wide area network; the smart city). Blockchain as well as connectivity itself have become commodities and are thus services in this view.  Services should support everyday activities.

3. Entitlements – synchronous and fixed identities cannot support services in a hybrid infrastructure. A balance between anonymity (in federated sets of identities that are tied to services such as shopping, dating, recovering from illness….) and accountability (in stable sets of relationships of behavior and activity) for processes, machines, products and people in wallets, is vital to create popular support from all generations for a new type of governance.  Entitlements should support services.

. Rob van Kranenburg, Founder, IOT Council

01:00PM

Networking Lunch

02:10PM

Panel: Scalability and Interoperability – what drives insights?

Rob van Kranenburg

Founder

IOT Council

Associated Talks:

12:30PM - Day 1

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  • What is going to be the big disruptor within the currently stagnant interoperability market?
  • What are ways to enable interoperability to scale from device-to-device and application-to-application all the way to system-to-system, infrastructure-to-infrastructure, sector-to-sector, region-to-region, and above for a truly global IoT?
  • Issues with scalability in data modelling for the IoT; maintaining data quality whilst keeping analytics cost effective and timely.
  • Importance of structures in scalability – the need for simple but dynamic structures to enable real time data analytics.
Moderator: . Rob van Kranenburg, Founder, IOT Council

02:50PM

Case Study: Massive IoT from the service provider perspective

The increasing number of connected devices means that there is an increasing need for networks that can cover massive amounts of connections per cell, at low cost and using low power.  Using NB-IoT, several Telco’s are entering this market, but what are the advantages and disadvantages of this type of technology over other LPWA networks like LoRa?  And how does being an established Telco help you connect with customers in this crowded market.  Finally, we will discuss the future of NB-IoT with the introduction of %G IoT networks looming.

03:20PM

Solo: Which is the most relevant network for your IoT application: LTE or LPWA or NB-IoT

  • Which is better for your product, a Cat-o, Cat-1 or Cat-M LTE network or an LPWA network?
  • What are the effective business models for collaboration with key verticals?
  • Discussions around range vs. data rate vs power consumption for these IoT connectivity technologies
  • The drawbacks for each network, including security and whether devices can actively initiate communication with the network

03:50PM

Networking Break

04:10PM

Keynote: 5G and the IoT – the new world of connectivity

5G has been heralded as one of the most significant technologies to enable the full potential of the IoT. This talk will look at how the global adoption of 5G will truly affect the IoT, from delivering the real-time control necessary for critical IoT applications, to how it will modify the way that manufacturers design and build IoT solutions.

04:40PM

Panel: Moving beyond connectivity to insight

Robert Heerekop

Senior IoT Consultant

IOTC360

Associated Talks:

11:00AM - Day 2

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  • Exploring trustworthy connectivity in the IoT in a world with heterogenous networks and potential restrictions of embedded devices
  • Advances in wireless connectivity enabling the IoT within industry and the home and beyond.
  • Discovering the challenges that can potentially disrupt connectivity and how to solve those in the future – signalling, security, presence detection, power consumption, bandwidth
  • What connectivity-based solutions are currently available and what can they achieve?
Moderator: . Robert Heerekop, Senior IoT Consultant, IOTC360

05:20PM

Solo: How will Mesh networking disrupt the IoT?

Discussing how the Mesh networks can be utilised by a range of industries, not just the Smart Home sector to provide flexible and scalable connectivity without the need for ISP’s for the IoT.  This talk will cover strengths and weaknesses of Mesh including range, battery life and latency, plus discuss the future directions and threats to the current IoT model.

05:50PM

Session Close