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Oct 16
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08:30 - 08:40 10 mins
Chairman's Welcoming Remarks
  • Chairman Mike Krell - Head of IoT Strategy, James Brehm & Associates
08:40 - 09:00 20 mins
The Connected Enterprise: How IoT will Change the Future of Enterprises?
  • Speaker Patrick Bass - CEO, thyssenkrupp North America, Inc.
09:00 - 09:20 20 mins
Derive valuable outcomes from your IoT deployments
  • Speaker Boaz Maoz - Managing Director, Head of Cisco Kinetic IOT Global Sales, Cisco
  • Meeting the customer and consumer's needs
  • Moving from understanding the value of IoT to actual execution and results
  • Implementing actions on a larger scale
09:20 - 09:40 20 mins
Dealing with Disruption: What Every Enterprise Must Consider When Implementing its IoT Strategy
  • Speaker Sanjay Dhawan - Executive Vice President and President, Connected Services, HARMAN Connected Services

 IoT is, by nature, disruptive. It is impacting businesses across sectors and increasing the focus on delivering production-ready connectivity. HARMAN’s Sanjay Dhawan will discuss why 2018 will be the year enterprise truly embraces IoT as a reality and faces the need establish an IoT strategy that flourishes within the constructs of the fluid connected economy. Within this discussion, he will address how:

o It is crucial to understand the user journey for both customers and employees. IoT shifts constantly, so a stable understanding of what drives users will illuminate the path to relaying the value of your business/product in a way they will understand. If enterprise doesn’t translate data in a user friendly manner, the value of your IoT investment is lost.

o Instating a comprehensive IoT strategy will fundamentally alter your business. In order to reap the full benefits of IoT for their organization, enterprise leaders must understand the scope of a technology’s application, what deploying the corresponding IoT ecosystem will cost and the timeline until the organization can generate a return on investment.

o IoT’s value is greater than the pool of data it collects. It is the way the enterprise distributes this data that will impact internal and external successes. Analytics need to be communicated simply and clearly, and these communications need to happen in a timely fashion, or businesses won't be able to access the value IoT can bring.

09:40 - 10:20 40 mins
Panel: Changing Business Models - Are We Ready for the connected industry and enterprise?
  • Panelist Patrick Bass - CEO, thyssenkrupp North America, Inc.
  • Panelist Peter Chang - Chief Technology Officer & Cofounder, N3N
  • Moderator Mike Krell - Head of IoT Strategy, James Brehm & Associates
  • Transforming how companies are doing business - Choosing your IoT Platform
  • Where is the ROI?
  • Implementing IoT across the value chain… who is leading IoT innovation across functions within the ecosystem?
10:20 - 11:20 60 mins
Networking Coffee Break & Expo Visit

Morning refreshments are served in the expo 

11:00 - 11:20 20 mins
Ecosystem Center Stage - Free to Attend
Chairman's Opening Remarks
  • Moderator Robert Katz - Executive Director, Cyber Science Institute
11:20 - 11:40 20 mins
Ecosystem Center Stage - Free to Attend
Session: Smart and Secure Cities and Communities
  • Sokwoo Rhee - Associate Director of Cyber-Physical Systems Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • Discuss the latest trends in smart cities and communities and IoT
  • Issues of cybersecurity and trustworthiness in smart cities and communities
  • Partnership approaches to accelerate the adoption of secure and trustworthy solutions in community environments
  • Identifying scalable business models for cybersecurity and trustworthiness in smart cities and communities
11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
Ecosystem Center Stage - Free to Attend
The Vertical Commute: Managing people flow in smart cities through IoT
  • Presenter Jon Barr - Head of Global Development for KONE Americas, KONE
  • Elevators, escalators, doors and turnstiles used daily by billions of people worldwide are being transformed to drastically improve the flow of urban life and make cities better places to live.
  • With urban populations growing at a rapid rate, it’s as important as ever to leverage the data and tools available to us to design in a responsible way. Increasingly, connected buildings – via sensors and monitoring equipment – allow us to both modernize existing buildings and design new ones that create the most efficient use of space.
  • Urbanization is fundamentally changing the way buildings are being designed, built and managed.
  • Mobile technology, IoT applications, cloud-based services, and predictive building analytics can improve the way we travel within and between buildings, and allow better monitoring and real time analysis of people flow.
  • KONE’s partnerships with companies like Salesforce and IBM Watson are playing an increasingly important role in the management of People Flow and data throughout smart cities.
12:50 - 13:30 40 mins
Ecosystem Center Stage - Free to Attend
Urban Mobility on Demand / First and Last Mile Solution
  • Moderator Kris Bailey - COO, Electric Cab of Austin
  • Panelist Helge Jacobsen - VP, Operational Excellence, United Rentals
  • Panelist David Bruemmer - CEO, Adaptive Motion Group
  • Panelist Tricia Hamak-Sundeen - Transportation Director, Product and Marketing, Polaris

Multi-modal transportation is a current topic of discussion in the IoT and Smart Cities world.  Innovation is key to drive change when it comes to transportation planning and execution.  This panel of experts in logistics, operations, robotics and manufacturing bring together a model that will revolutionize the way people get around in their cities.  By partnering, these companies have developed an innovative and scalable solution utilizing neighborhood electric vehicles to connect people to public transportation as well as getting accurate positioning system in place (Smart Roads). By adding such a service, communities can change their attitudes about using their cars on a daily basis, reducing carbon emissions, traffic congestion and driving economic re-development in transit or food deserts.

13:30 - 13:50 20 mins
Ecosystem Center Stage - Free to Attend
The Open Road to Accelerating Enterprise IoT
  • Speaker Philip DesAutels - Senior Director of IoT, Linux Foundation
  • IoT is delivering significant business value by improving efficiencies and increasing revenue through automation and analytics, but widespread fragmentation and the lack of a common IoT solution framework are hindering broad adoption and stalling market growth.
  • Hosted by The Linux Foundation, EdgeX Foundry is a new open source project that is accelerating enterprise IoT deployments by unifying the marketplace around a common IoT edge framework and an ecosystem of interoperable components.
  • This session will provide an overview of EdgeX Foundry and discuss how the EdgeX framework makes it easy for enterprises to quickly create IoT edge solutions that have the flexibility to adapt to changing business needs.
13:50 - 14:10 20 mins
Ecosystem Center Stage - Free to Attend
Panel | The Future of Analytics and Machine Learning for IoT
  • Moderator Dave Shuman - Industry Lead for IoT, Cloudera
  • Panelist Steven Otto - Associate Director, Enterprise Architecture, Navistar
  • Panelist Declan Moss - Enterprise Data Architect, Navistar
14:10 - 14:15 5 mins
Ecosystem Center Stage - Free to Attend
Amnick & EDU World Partnership
14:15 - 14:30 15 mins
Ecosystem Center Stage - Free to Attend
Amnick - Creating Next Gen Public Services
  • Speaker John David - CEO and Founder, Amnick
  • Creating the next generation of Public Services in Housing, Health, Transportation, Environment, Education 

    • Starting with People (People’s portal, events, involvement etc)

    • Workshops (Harmonizing, policies, processes, politicians, people)

    • Strategic Board (Formal (CEO’s, Ministers, Directors) and Informal ordinary people + Tech companies + Education Sector + Private Sector)

    • Working Group (Combining the above of formal and informal to create working pilot projects that are scalable solutions across UK, Europe and the World).

    • Journey Book (Creation of a Handbook of next generation of public services) an easy pick up guide to creating best service delivery practice for 2025 onwards.

    • Our pilots starting in 2018 – Signing of 3 franchises with different cities to begin the above implementation (those signing will join live via Skype from Europe and UK)


  • Creation of services that are designed by multi-stakeholders (as per Strategic Board above both formal and informal)

  • Lower costs and greater efficiencies using Digital Technologies to improve the quality of life for all

  • Creating Social Change at all levels to bring everyone forward together

  • Using technology to support delivery of next generation of public services better

Our examples of these

  • Housing (demonstration of our Housing portal showing how to bring Housing Communities together to tackle safety, security, loneliness, creating opportunities, improving health and well-being, creating stronger communities). Thus reducing costs on Municipal and Health authorities, creating greater empowerment at local level and in turn creating improvement of quality of life for all.

14:30 - 14:45 15 mins
Ecosystem Center Stage - Free to Attend
How to make Education and Universities work Smarter
  • Speaker Abdul Mkades - Executive Vice President, Amnick

EDU world holding Smart Cities Education structure:

  • What is the structure

  • Multiple Benefits of bringing together Universities, Enterprises, and Educational organizations and creating a strong central management model to achieve:

    • Smarter uses of resources at all levels

    • Reduction in costs

    • Creating the next generation of educational and qualification services

    • Risk reduction

    • Knowledge sharing/Collaborative working

  • Bringing Education, Enterprise, Research Centers, Not for Profit together to generate greater value – maximizing the effect of shared outcomes

  • Redefining of Internationalization of Curriculum, of the education systems and creating better education outcomes using technologies and smarter management.

Smart Cities Board – Slovakia and Italy

Slovakia – First Phase

  • Environment, Sports and Health (all based around prevention) leading to a better quality of life

  • Tourism

  • Energy

Second Phase – to bring together all key stakeholders to develop the strategy

Italy – First Phase

  • Education

  • Transportation

  • Environment

14:45 - 15:00 15 mins
Ecosystem Center Stage - Free to Attend
Smart cooperation of Universities with Enterprises
  • Speaker Karol Ovesny - Managing Director and Founder, WorkSpace Europe

Eduworld Holding Smart Cities Slovakia project – Education area focus

  • Smart use of the university projects outcomes for public and enterprises
  • Smart conection of Universities, students and public/private sector and their programmes
  • International mobility of students efect on University – Enterprises cooperation


15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
Ecosystem Center Stage - Free to Attend
Cisco Presentation: Implementing IoT and Technologies into the Factory
  • Speaker Jim Green - CTO, Data and Analytics Business Group, Cisco Systems
15:30 - 15:50 20 mins
Ecosystem Center Stage - Free to Attend
IoT for social benefit: How Sweden applies IoT to create smarter, more sustainable cities
  • Speaker Ulrika H. Westergren - Senior Lecturer in Information Systems, Swedish Center for Digital Innovation / Umea University
15:50 - 16:10 20 mins
Ecosystem Center Stage - Free to Attend
Unlocking the treasure of Smart City data - A &1.5 trillion opportunity
  • Presenter Mark Masongsong - CEO, UrbanLogiq

Public and private sector stakeholders alike can benefit from the information each other possesses. By aggregating all-source information and applying emerging fields of artificial intelligence, opportunities are abound for harnessing the compounding value of data. UrbanLogiq provides a platform that combines unconventional data sets together to create a unified view of a city's urban intelligence.

11:20 - 11:25 5 mins
Track: Strategy & Technology
Chairman’s Opening
  • Speaker Steve Brumer - Partner, 151 Advisors
11:20 - 11:40 20 mins
Track: Strategy & Technology
John Deere and Kespry Case Study: Success from the drone/data supplier and the Construction industry End User Perspective
  • Speaker George Mathew - CEO, Kespry
  • Speaker Kevin Very - Director of WorkSight Solutions, John Deere

George Mathew from Kespry and Kevin Very from John Deere will present successful deployments in Construction with drones, shaping the future of IoT for the construction industry.

11:40 - 12:00 20 mins
Track: Strategy & Technology
Mastering integration: Building synergy between user experience and IoT
  • Speaker Nader Nanjiani - Marketing Director for Internet of Things (IoT), Harman International
  • Speaker Vaijayanthi Iyengar - Creative Director, UX, Harman International
  • Identifying current flows and traditional pain points;
  • Insights grounded in user experience and emerging technology such as cognitive AI, machine learning, chatbots, and automation
  • Opportunities areas for end user and enterprise applications – with case studies
12:00 - 12:40 40 mins
Track: Strategy & Technology
Panel: Changing Smart Business Models - Defining the right, intelligent business strategy
  • Panelist Eli Share - Head of IoT & Mobile, Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
  • Moderator Dan Yarmoluk - Director of Business Development, ATEK Access Technologies, LLC
  • Panelist Praveen Moturu - CTO & VP Architecture, GE Transportation & GE Digital
  • Panelist Rena Davis - Public Policy Manager, Lyft
  • Leveraging the organizational strengths to expose new business models to enhance data acquisition
  • Breaking a companies established business model approach to unlock new business verticals based on IoT solutions

  • Setting up the right team to support the new business models

  • Shifting structure to meet customer needs and expectations
  • Changing product capabilities and competitors with business models
  • Leveraging Industry 4.0  and managing business disruption to create success
12:40 - 13:40 60 mins
Track: Strategy & Technology
Lunch & Roundtable Discussions
  • Roundtable Leader Ash Dyer - Manager, CMA Strategy Consulting
  • Roundtable Leader Ed Naef - Partner, CMA Strategy Consulting
  • Roundtable Leader Jason Nelson - Executive Director, Smart Cities Council
  • Roundtable Leader Michael Render - CEO, RVA LLC Market Research
  • Roundtable Leader Pierce Owen - Principal Analyst, ABI Research

This will be your chance to sit down with the industry’s leading experts and pose your IoT-related questions over lunch.

Pierce Owen from ABI Research will be discussing: "Digital Twins transforming Smart Manufacturing"

Ed Naef, CMA Strategy Consulting will be discussing: "The impact of changing communications networks and standards on IoT deployments"

Michael Render from RVA LLC Market Research will be discussing: "Smart Cities from a Citizen perspective - Discussion of citizen desires and concerns regarding Smart City technology; Smart City applications of most current interest to citizens"

Jason Nelson from Smart Cities Council will be discussing: "Smart City Connectivity - Obstacles and Opportunities as Cities Prepare for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles"

13:40 - 14:00 20 mins
Track: Strategy & Technology
Quantifying the value and service in IoT – Making it a profitable business
  • Speaker Kjeld Jespersen - Global Product Manager, Digital Services, Caterpillar
  • Creating a profitable, complementary business based on IoT
  • Creating partnerships and joint ventures with specialized companies to improve results of a project
  • Businesses making intelligent decisions by optimizing the best collection of data for the operation
14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
Track: Strategy & Technology
IIOT and Cybersecurity - Protecting Industrial Networks in the Digital Era
  • Speaker Barak Perelman - CEO, Indegy

IIOT and Industry 4.0 come with many benefits, but also exposes the critical and sensitive industrial control systems. In this session we will review top ICS security challenges and discuss what can be done to protect these networks against cyber attacks, malicious insiders and human error.

14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
Track: Strategy & Technology
Driving Results with Intelligence Driven Automation
  • Speaker Barry Johnson - Global Director, Information Solutions and Process Business, Rockwell Automation

Where does the data come from that helps make decisions to run a company’s operations? The automation system.  A smart manufacturing approach needs a robust Industrial IoT architecture that provides the integration of smart devices, the control platform, design and operational software on a single secure network. Rockwell Automation is helping customers lower the barrier of entry for digital transformation initiatives with a connected enterprise. Leveraging information throughout operations is creating new value streams. Today customers can leverage contemporary cloud and analytic platforms to digitize their enterprise. Modern approaches break through boundaries not considered before, allowing innovative new approaches to productivity and new markets.

14:40 - 15:20 40 mins
Track: Strategy & Technology
Panel: Justifying investments in IoT & Delivering ROI
  • Moderator Ed Naef - Partner, CMA Strategy Consulting
  • Panelist Steven Martin - Chief Digital Officer, Energy Connections, GE Power
  • Panelist Sai Yagnyamurthy - Director Global Strategy, Ford Motor Company
  • Panelist Mark Karasek - Executive Vice President of Engineering & Chief Technology Officer, Chamberlain Group
  • How to make money, monetization and commercialization on a worldwide basis 
  • Making it profitable 
  • What is it worth?
15:20 - 16:00 40 mins
Track: Strategy & Technology
Networking Break & Expo Visit
16:00 - 16:20 20 mins
Track: Strategy & Technology
Citibank Use Case: How banks are seizing the right disruption to digitally transform their industry
  • Speaker Rene Schuurman - Director, Global Market Manager Channel Services, Citibank

Disruption is present everywhere, but not all “Innovation” is disruptive. Banking is facing industry transformation and digital challenges. This includes rapidly changing client demands, operational requirements and technologies that are driving digital transformation. 

How has Citi responded to these trends? We’ll explore the three main imperatives of efficiency, transformation, and innovation, and how Citi helps its clients execute using the latest technology. 

16:20 - 16:40 20 mins
Track: Strategy & Technology
Fully utilizing IIoT data through analytics
  • Speaker Steven Martin - Chief Digital Officer, Energy Connections, GE Power

Steven Martin, VP, Chief Digital Officer, GE Energy Connections is available to discuss the importance of a significant digital transformation and the implementation of IIoT in the oil & gas industry, to be able to increase productivity and profitability of companies in this new era of reduced spending. He can explain in detail the use of integrated services, the capitalization on new sensors, and the value of workforce training on how to leverage digital transformation and IIoT in order to pave the way to success.

  • Unlocking stored data to release its full potential
  • Building actionable insights
  • Optimizing decision-making potential
  • Initiating responses to critical events to minimize lost production, etc.
  • Helping customers navigate innovative disruption in the industrial sector
17:00 - 18:00 60 mins
Track: Strategy & Technology
Networking Drinks Reception - In Expo