Day 3 - 15th September 2021


IoT Innovations: Organisers Welcome

Opening talk – overview of sessions and key highlights


Sean Ringsted

Chief Digital Officer


Associated Talks:

09:40AM - Day 2

View VIRTUAL: Insurance in the Digital Age

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VIRTUAL: Insurance in the Digital Age

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. Sean Ringsted, Chief Digital Officer, Chubb


VIRTUAL: Security first, Technology second

  • Looking at cyber security as the most important part of devices and sensors, not an afterthought. 
  • Vulnerabilities – how to spot them and how to combat them.   
  • Industry collaborations for improved security solutions. 


Miranda Sharp

National Digital Twin programme

Centre for Digital Built Britain

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Lizi Jenkins

Group Innovation Director

Rentokil Initial

Associated Talks:

10:30AM - Day 2

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LIVE Women in TechEx Panel: Innovating for the Future – Where are the gaps?

  • What are the latest innovations and solutions across the disruptive technologies landscape?
  • Knowing the gaps across industries – where can you make a difference by innovating?
  • Looking at the shift in the ways we innovate and what this is for – no longer just about ROI, but the ethical considerations.
  • Moving from the idea of PoC’s ‘proof of concept’ to MVP ‘minimum value products’.
  • A look at the opportunities disruptive technologies provide to create a more sustainable future – the shift to Society 5.0.
Moderator: . Miranda Sharp, National Digital Twin programme, Centre for Digital Built Britain
. Lizi Jenkins, Group Innovation Director, Rentokil Initial


VIRTUAL: Which IoT Connectivity is right?

  • A look at the different network solutions that can be integrated to give optimum connectivity and device efficiency.  
  • The drawbacks for each network, including security and whether devices can actively initiate communication with the network. 
  • What partnerships are key to building inter-connectivity between devices? 


VIRTUAL: Mass Connectivity through Cellular Networks – a Look Across Industries

  • What are the wireless technology trends enabling connected environments?  
  • Advantages and disadvantages of using WLAN or cellular technologies for industrial production, including Private LTE & 5G solutions.   
  • Where is your money best spent? Wired Vs wireless interface cost implication.  


VIRTUAL: Talking to the Machine with M2M Connectivity

  • ‘Plug and play’ approach to machine connectivity – knowing what sensors you need and where to use them.   
  • Utilising the data gathered to understand operational insights like never before.   
  • Is hosting via the cloud the quickest way to respond?   
  • Examples of M2M connectivity across industries.   


VIRTUAL: The Solutions of the eSIM

  • What eSIM offers that other solutions don’t – the interoperability capabilities.  
  • Mass device connectivity through cellular networks.  
  • Is a change in the telecom business models still needed for wider adoption of the technology? 


Senior Representative, Air France

Associated Talks:

12:30PM - Day 2

View LIVE Panel: Integrating IoT Connectivity

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LIVE Panel: Integrating IoT Connectivity

  • How interoperable are current network services?
  • Standardisation – securing the full line of connectivity and where to start.
  • Can intelligent-switching options be the solution for multiple location IoT deployments working in real-time? Is this where eSIM’s help create a holistic connection?
  • Using AI, Edge and other disruptive technologies to optimise products and services.
  • Looking at long-term strategies for deployments – knowing what connectivity you will need in the future and not just for the short-term.
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VIRTUAL: IoT Running on 5G

  • How Critical IoT and Massive IoT reach higher capabilities running on 5G. 
  • Understanding the role of capacity for the sheer number of connected devices deployed 
  • Running on ultra-low latency for instant data insights and AI responses 


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