Day 1 - 22 September 2021

10:15AM

(PST)

IoT Innovations: Day 1 Chairperson’s welcome

Opening talk; overview of sessions and highlights for both the morning of AI & Big Data and afternoon of IoT sessions.

10:30AM

(PST)

AI Innovation Sessions

Full agenda listed here.

12:00PM

Networking Break

01:30PM

(PST)

Panel: Optimising Communities with Integrated Connectivity

  • How the current network infrastructure is supporting the increased demand in connectivity. 
  • Discussions around range vs bandwidth vs power consumption of these networks – can IoT technology provide the answer, from LP-WAN, LTE-M and beyond. 
  • 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?  
  • Massive IoT – how 5G is changing the possibilities 

02:10PM

(PST)

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? 

02:30PM

(PST)

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.  

02:50PM

(PST)

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. 

03:20PM

(PST)

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? 

03:40PM

(PST)

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 

03:50PM

(PST)

Connectivity the Wireless Dots – Mapping the Way for Future IoT Connectivity

  • Discussing the structure and standards for IoT network connectivity needed across industries.  
  • How do we map the way for IoT connectivity and other network solutions?   
  • Is building partnerships with network providers the key to success?   
  • Barriers affecting this evolution.  

04:00PM

End of Day 1

Day 2 - 23 September 2021

10:15AM

(PST)

IoT Innovations: Day 2 Chairperson’s welcome

Opening talk; overview of sessions and highlights for both the morning of IoT and afternoon of AI & Big Data sessions.

10:30AM

(PST)

Stayin’ Alive with Digital Healthcare

  • E-healthcare innovations – how the pandemic has enabled mile-stone progressions. 
  • Consumer device’s role in digital healthcare – smart watches enabling remote response. 
  • What’s still missing for digital healthcare to be the ‘norm’?  
  • The battle of sensitive data protection. 

11:00AM

(PST)

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.  

11:20AM

(PST)

Women in TechEx Panel: Innovating with IoT – Where are the gaps?

  • What are the latest innovations and solutions across the IoT 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. 

12:00PM

Networking Break

01:30PM

(PST)

AI Innovation Sessions

Full agenda listed here.

03:30PM

End of Day 2