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Pre-Conference Workshops

Take your learning to the next level with workshops on May 14, face-to-face time with top industry analysts at morning Analyst Breakfast Briefings, and demo technology in the expo Experience Zones.

Check Out The Workshops

Training: Blockchain: Technology & Applications

This workshop takes a high-level look at the concept of a blockchain, explores in detail how a blockchain works to provide the trust at the heart of a digital ledger in the case of a digital currency, considers the introduction of smart contracts as an innovation on the blockchain and explores a diverse set of real-world scenarios where blockchain and smart contract adoption is being explored. Finally, the leading commercially applicable blockchain platforms and possible applications thereof are explored.

Kairos Startups: Founders' Day

An exclusive day for founders to network with their peers and meet investors. Investors, startup accelerators, and successful entrepreneurs will share their experiences and deliver actionable advice on how to maximize a startup’s success. Invitation to attend included in the Project Kairos Startup Pack.

Focus Day: IoT Saving Lives - IoT for the First Responder

Take a look into the vast array of IoT that interfaces with public safety operations, including smart devices, applications, smart cities, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, GIS, LMR, enhanced PTT over LTE, enhanced location services, cloud computing and cyber security. Also, examine how FirstNet will interact with the IoT environment to support public safety and discuss the operational requirements and considerations for public safety agencies as they implement IoT sensors and devices.

Developers: Eclipse IoT Day

Eclipse IoT, a working group hosted at the Eclipse Foundation, is the world's leading open source community and industry collaboration focusing on the Internet of Things, providing open source technologies, stacks, and test beds for Industrial IoT. The working group is hosting the Eclipse IoT Day on May 14, co-located with IoT World 2018. The one-day event is all about open source and open standards for building IoT solutions. Attendees will learn about the software needed to build devices, gateways, and IoT cloud platforms.

Focus Day: IoT in the Channel

Channel Partners understand how to get sensor hardware into customer sites; link it using a variety of connectivity options; and then help collect, store, secure and analyze massive amounts of data. In this workshop, we’ll present a master class on working with partners to get real-world results with IoT.

Workshop: AI for the Internet of Things

Aimed at technology conversant executives and senior managers, this workshop explores AI and how it should be applied to IoT. The first part of the workshop describes AI techniques followed by understanding how these techniques can be applied to IoT datasets.