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Jun 13
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09:45 - 10:00 15 mins
IoT World Europe Summit Keynotes
Chair's Opening Remarks
10:00 - 10:20 20 mins
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IoT World Europe Summit Keynotes
IoT at The Edge – Cultivating IT Capability That Will Support the Future of Distributed Computing
  • Investment and strategic considerations around existing vs potential computing power required, alongside the hardware skills required.
  • Assessing and integrating gateways that will support current and future networking requirements.
  • How does the architecture of platforms have to evolve to accommodate edge computing?
  • What role will operators play in facilitating edge computing, beyond simply providing connectivity.
  • Connectivity and protocol capability of IoT gateways.
  • Implementing and leveraging infrastructure and application lifecycle management tools.
10:20 - 10:40 20 mins
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IoT World Europe Summit Keynotes
Effectively Leveraging IoT Platforms for Your Business Goals, Industry, and Growth Strategy

This session will enable technology leaders to make informed decisions around IoT platform selection and integration, and help them overcome the complexity associated with the different platform partner ecosystems, alongside the industry specific perks of certain platforms types (e.g. connectivity first platform vs cloud platform vs application enablement platform – etc).

  • Which tools are available on the platform, and will the platform attract the right development talent into your business?
  • Are there interoperability issues associated with the legacy systems and platforms you have in-house, and the platform provider?
  • Assessing the longevity of IoT Platforms already in – and being scouted – across the business.  
  • How to choose a hosting model.
  • Open vs. proprietary platforms.
10:40 - 11:20 40 mins
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IoT World Europe Summit Keynotes
Panel Discussion - IoT Converge – Assessing the Technical and Strategic Implications of Converging Technologies That Are Making The IoT Evolve
  • When do you add intelligence / AI to the mix? When is AI essential to performance enhancement, and when is it expensive window dressing to already expensive projects?
  • Will blockchain enable greater transparency?
  • Will AR provide the productivity and resource-optimising benefits promised, once integrated with IoT Data and a central business platform?
  • New data centre strategies for edge computing and edge analytics? 
11:20 - 11:50 30 mins
IoT World Europe Summit Keynotes
Networking Break
11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
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IoT World Europe Summit Keynotes
Creating a Security First IoT Strategy
  • Building a security strategy accounting for the entire enterprise security ecosystem; cybersecurity, physical security, and OT.
  • Role of blockchain in the future of enterprise IT security and considerations around the connected ecosystem across the enterprise.
  • Protecting the data IoT sensors are creating.
12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
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IoT World Europe Summit Keynotes
Building out A Hybrid Connectivity Strategy – Developing a Future-Proofed IoT Network

The amount of connectivity protocols and options can be perplexing for even the most seasoned of technology leaders. Not least because of the ever-changing connectivity requirements within the business. This session will explore the connectivity standards that are best suited to different types of IoT applications, and also how to go about implementing “hybrid connectivity” to achieve multiple business objectives simultaneously, under a single connectivity plan.

  • Aligning connectivity cost structures to business models.
  • Assessment of device battery life, scalability, OPEX and CAPEX associated with different standard and protocols.
  • Which networks will support devices requiring low power consumption, long range, low cost, and security
12:30 - 13:30 60 mins
IoT World Europe Summit Keynotes
Networking Lunch
13:30 - 13:35 5 mins
IoT Activate - IoT Technology Strategies
Chair's Track Intro
13:30 - 13:35 5 mins
IoT Execute - IoT Product and Solution Development
Chair's Track Intro
13:35 - 13:55 20 mins
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IoT Activate - IoT Technology Strategies
Cultivating IoT Data Literacy Across the Business
  • Building a comprehensive understanding of your business’ data ecosystem (cloud provider silos, internal legacy data, digital platforms, connectivity data etc) and building a “connected, always on” data architecture.
  • Avoiding creating new data silos through selection and deployment of intelligent APIs.
  • Should you build a new business unit to lead on the integration of IoT data with other sources of enterprise data?
  • Leveraging external data to generate insights to guide your internal data analytics processes.
  • Leveraging new data’s capability though the integration of multiple IoT data sources in a single data architecture. 
13:35 - 14:00 25 mins
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IoT Execute - IoT Product and Solution Development
Building a Scalable IoT Architecture – Scaling IoT Application Across The Business
  • Integrating and fusing the best of open source data with data collected from the business’ IoT devices.
  • Analysis of serverless systems most amenable to the scaling and management of IoT applications.
  • Best practices for managing the flow of data and information from devices, to edge services, and then out to cloud services.
  • Utilising reference architectures
  • Back-office system integration
13:55 - 14:15 20 mins
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IoT Activate - IoT Technology Strategies
Achieving Lean Manufacturing Processes – Building on Existing Architecture
  • Implementing new software that complements existing IT architecture, whilst being scalable and secure.
  • Understanding and evaluating plant/factory requirements on a local, regional, and national level – and tailoring IoT implementations to suit.
  • Establishing a robust data infrastructure to handle high-volume data aggregated by smart sensors.
  • Curating an organisational structure which complements new, IoT enabled processes.
  • Capturing and reacting to quality, maintenance, time, production yield, (etc) data.
14:00 - 14:25 25 mins
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IoT Execute - IoT Product and Solution Development
Embedded Devices in The IoT – Accelerating Capability and Devices Implementation into Connected Infrastructure
  • Direct to cloud vs via gateway data aggregation considerations
  • Can existing products be retrofitted easily into newer devices, or do you need to design new products?
  • Software / hardware / firmware considerations
14:15 - 15:00 45 mins
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IoT Activate - IoT Technology Strategies
Panel Discussion: How Will Blockchain Technology Unlock New Revenue Opportunities in The IoT Market?
  • What do distributed ledger technologies mean for the future of IoT business models?
  • Can distributed ledger technologies for the IoT herald a new generation of integrity and trust across transactional and non-transactional data supply chains?
  • Does the internet of things need a ”ledger of things” – and if so, can the investment required by businesses bring verifiable ROI in both the short and long term?
  • Will blockchain effectively close ”the trust gap” across supply chains and IoT ecosystems – and if so, at what cost?
14:25 - 14:55 30 mins
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IoT Execute - IoT Product and Solution Development
Software production for IoT – Designing a Connected Product from The Bottom-Up
  • Analysis of one-way vs two-way communication requirements.
  • Hardware and physical considerations
  • Connectivity power, availability and cost considerations
  • Standards Considerations
  • Giving All Objects a Unique Identity – Challenges and Opportunities Associated with Identity Management for IoT Developers
  • Exploring IoT reference architectures within the context of security, protocols, edge processing, etc.
14:55 - 15:20 25 mins
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IoT Execute - IoT Product and Solution Development
Secure by Design: Maintaining Security Without Overengineering Your Connected Service / Product
  • Building security in at the design stage, without compromising the efficacy of the service/product
  • Ensuring UX is up to scratch
  • Ensuring product/service has been built in a way that can be scaled
  • Designing a product that allows for further innovation around it – an doesn’t simply create new data silos across the IoT Stack
15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
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IoT Activate - IoT Technology Strategies
Ensuring Reliability and Efficacy of Your Digital Twin Projects
  • Sourcing and cleaning data from multiple sources – best practices to avoid the implementation of improper data
  • Overcoming data handling and modelling challenges
  • How to best augment insights from different lines of business into the Digital Twin build. 
  • When could the implementation of AR augment your digital twin projects? and to what extent do existing business operations have to change to accommodate it?
15:20 - 16:00 40 mins
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IoT Activate - IoT Technology Strategies
Networking Break

Shared networking break with IoT Execute Track 

15:20 - 16:00 40 mins
IoT Execute - IoT Product and Solution Development
Networking Break
16:00 - 16:40 40 mins
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IoT Activate - IoT Technology Strategies
Panel Discussion - The 5G Question: Anticipating the Strategic and Tactical Implications of European 5G Rollout
  • What will it mean for your engineering and product teams?
  • Considerations around ultra-reliable and low latency communications.
  • Security consideration – will it provide a more secure network? What kind of analysis needs to be made around the infrastructure that will enable 5G?
16:00 - 16:20 20 mins
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IoT Execute - IoT Product and Solution Development
Deploying IoT Applications at The Edge - How to Successfully Integrate Applications into Your IoT Network
  • Effectively and efficiently gathering and orchestrating data from the edge of the network
  • Optimising bandwidth at the edge of your network.
  • Engineering a gateway architecture that gathers only crucial data and siphoning off the data that isn’t business critical. 
  • Programming your gateways to manage different protocols.
  • services and business models, improve products and services, and strengthen the customer experience.
  • Ensuring data orchestration is of high quality – analysing relevant data at the edge, whilst sending correct data to cloud storage.
16:20 - 16:40 20 mins
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IoT Execute - IoT Product and Solution Development
Developing at The Edge: Building AI into Edge Devices

With an increasing demand for data to be processed, analysed and – in some cases – stored at the edge of an IoT network, it is becoming increasingly important to be able to develop on edge hardware (sensors, gateways) and ensure they have the intelligence and CPU capability to deliver what is needed of them. Whether that be driving greater efficiency of mission-critical applications, reduce connectivity and bandwidth costs, or to provide insights that will enable further innovation across the business.

This session will explore the intricacies and issues associated with choosing, and then building on, intelligent edge hardware and software.

16:40 - 17:00 20 mins
IoT Activate - IoT Technology Strategies
Remote Monitoring of Critical Production Assets – Building and Leveraging Remote Network Monitoring Capabilities
16:40 - 17:00 20 mins
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IoT Execute - IoT Product and Solution Development
Developing a Serverless Architecture for Your IoT Devices
  • Processing incoming of device data in real time
  • Initiating projects with least possible resource an infrastructure
  • Using serverless functions to autoscale existing infrastructure to handle incoming load
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