Day 2 - 18 May 2023



Transformational IoT: Chairpersons Welcome

Chairpersons welcome and opening remarks.



Presentation: Digital Acceleration through the IoT

  • Prioritising the focus – utilising technologies to offer new services.   
  • A new approach to the business through data-guided changes.   
  • Adopting Society 5.0 and the new strategies here.



Keynote Presentation: Interoperability, the Enabler for Fully Digital Processes

  • How interoperable are current solutions in the market? 
  • The importance of creating an interoperable eco-system to enable fully digitalised processes that talk to each other.  
  • The barriers of technology standards and business standards – where to start in building a robust approach to create a fully capable IoT network? 



Presentation: Digital Transformation for Asset Optimisation

  • Breaking down silos – barriers to entry. 
  • The need for growth in new business models to enable digital progressions.   
  • A look at the challenges and opportunities from a policy and regulatory perspective – what needs to be considered here? 


Networking Break



Panel: Breaking Barriers for New Services

  • How to make strategic decisions that are right for your company, not just your technology strategy.  
  • Developing for the consumer – understanding the market need first.  
  • Where to start in tackling the skills gap. 
  • Cultural shifts and collaborations – the importance of building awareness and capabilities within the team. 



Presentation: Innovative Application Development

  • Key focuses when developing – security, privacy, compatibility and connectivity.  
  • Ready for market – where to look for investment and funding opportunities. 



Presentation: Enterprise Transformation, the Next Steps

  • 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’. 
  • What else can IoT vendors do to aid digital transformation within their customers businesses – discussing future technologies and directions. 


Networking Break & Lunch



Panel: Futureproofing through Collaboration and Automation

  • Collaborative robots in automation, the benefits for ROI.  
  • Increased flexibility for the human workforce.  
  • The future through hyper-automation enabling lower operating costs and new revenue streams. 
  • Building on sustainable practices through new technology capabilities. 



Presentation: Innovation Slot 3

10-minute innovation slot   



Presentation: Innovation Slot 4

10-minute innovation slot   



Presentation: IoT’s Role in the Metaverse

As the digital and physical worlds continue to merge into one eco-system, where are we going with the future of IoT? Thinking about long-term goals from the outset and the rapid rollout and immersion of the Metaverse.   


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