Day 2 - 24 November 2021



Enterprise Transformation: Chairperson’s Welcome

Opening talk – overview of sessions and key highlights.



Innovation for Digitisation

  • How can IoT help enterprises in post-pandemic recovery and improve productivity? 
  • Adopting Society 5.0 and the new strategies here.  
  • How to evaluate new technologies for your business and understanding the risks. 



Digital Acceleration – Optimising through IoT

  • Where are we today with the deployment of IoT Solutions? 
  • Optimising the full process, from A to Z 
  • How do we move from pilots to roll-outs and larger scale projects? 
  • How the global pandemic has created a shift in the modernisation model. 



Cultural Shift – Moving with the Times

  • Prioritising the focus – adopting technologies to offer new strategies and services.  
  • Do teams need to become ‘agile’?  
  • Understanding company culture – what are we aiming to achieve through cultural change?  
  • Examples of how enterprises have successfully employed IoT to digitally transform their businesses. 


Networking Break



Panel: IoT enabled Digital Transformation

  • How digital transformation will change how enterprises operate and deliver value to customers. 
  • A shift to model driven development vs physical production – how IoT technologies like digital twins and data can aid better services.  
  • A new approach to the business through data-guided changes.  
  • What else can IoT vendors do to aid digital transformation within their customers businesses – discussing future technologies and directions. 
  • Enabling teams to gain true process optimisation and business resilience – embrace the transformation. 



Digital Transformation for Asset Optimisation

  • Breaking down silos – barriers to entry. 
  • How to make strategic decisions that are right for your company, not just your technology strategy. 
  • Securing the infrastructure – a key factor in strategy development. 
  • A look at the challenges and opportunities from a policy and regulatory perspective – what needs to be considered here? 



Barriers to Adoption

  • Barriers of legacy systems hindering digital progressions including, highly granular data, data protection and security, connection standards and products sold 
  • The need for growth in new business models to enable digital progressions.  
  • Cyber security as the afterthought – how to protect this from the start. 


Networking Break



Panel: Fuel of the Future – a Holistic look at the Smart Energy & Sustainability Space

  • Beyond utilities – how smart energy provides efficiency and sustainability across enterprises.   
  • Are deployment phases and data errors the biggest barriers in the slow progression here?   
  • How do you secure such critical infrastructures?  
  • Discussing the benefits of IoT applied technologies, AI and blockchain to enable a sustainable future. 



Creating Sustainable Tech for Smart Cities

  • The evolution of smart street wear – moving from individual devices to deployed connected systems. 
  • What to connect first? A look at a fully connected infrastructure from utilities and smart waste disposable, to autonomous vehicles. 
  • Maintaining security and privacy in connected living – where do you draw the line?  



Collaborating for Resilient Smart Cities

  • The latest trends and technologies advancing connected living. 
  • Moving from smart cities to resilient cities.  
  • Sustainable energy for a greener future.  


End of Day 2