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Keynotes

Digitising IoT by Creating a Sustainable Open IoT Innovation Ecosystem - API's for Open Minds

  • mer experience
  • Ulrich Ahle - CEO, Fiware Foundation

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Keynotes

The CEO Outlook – Disrupting or to be Disrupted?

  • Transforming Enterprise and industry through the IoT
  • What do executives think about IoT?
  • Managing the cultural impact of IoT across your business
  • Elisabeth Tørstad - CEO Oil & Gas, DNV GL

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Keynotes

Customers, Partners, Platforms & Endless Opportunism: Evolving the IoT Ecosystem

  • Bringing IoT services to the market faster
  • Delivering connectivity for durable IoT programmes

12:00 12:30 (30 mins)

Keynotes

Keynote Panel: Achieving Mass Market Success of Connected Industry, Enterprise and Consumer

Which industries switched on to the IoT opportunity?

Where are the wider opportunities/benefits? i.e. working with insurance, retail, advertising…

What factors are hindering enterprises deploying connected technologies?

Getting UX/UI right to enhance adoption

  • Federica Santini - Chief Strategy Officer, Trenitalia
  • Petra Sundström - Director Idea & Innovation Management, Husqvarna Group

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Ecosystem Centre Stage

The Ever-Emergent Open Source IoT Ecosystem

11:20 11:40 (20 mins)

Ecosystem Centre Stage

IoT and the role of Open APIs

  • Speeding up innovation and achieving interface collaboration
  • How does the ecosystem need to collaborate to achieve standardisation across devices?

11:40 12:10 (30 mins)

Ecosystem Centre Stage

Panel: Interoperability as the key to IoT implementation across industries and markets

  • Why should brands collaborate and care about communication standards?
  • What are the challenges in creating a common language?
  • What are today’s solutions?

12:10 12:30 (20 mins)

Ecosystem Centre Stage

Bringing it all together – How is IoT helping transform customer experience?

  • Steve Moore - Director Smart Home, Dixons Carphone

12:30 12:50 (20 mins)

Ecosystem Centre Stage

UX, UI & Design of IoT Products

12:50 13:20 (30 mins)

Ecosystem Centre Stage

Panel: Vertically Integrating the Open Source IoT stack

  • IoT-Focused Open Source Projects
  • Driving the adoption of open, non-proprietary, and interoperable solutions
  • Architecture Overview: 3-stacks of software needed for IoT Implementation

14:20 14:40 (20 mins)

Ecosystem Centre Stage

Session Reserved for Save the Children UK

  • Karl Hoods - Chief Innovation Officer, Save the Children UK

14:40 15:00 (20 mins)

Ecosystem Centre Stage

Identifying the tools and platforms required for end-to-end development

15:00 15:30 (30 mins)

Ecosystem Centre Stage

Panel: A big picture of the IoT World

  • Where is IoT driving change in a multinational and diverse environment
  • Bringing colour and diversity to a homogenously populated IoT technology world
  • The power of Women as IoT adopters and influencers

15:50 16:20 (30 mins)

Ecosystem Centre Stage

Panel: 2018 – What will our IoT World look like?

  • Where is the IoT market lagging?
  • How is the IoT ecosystem and outcome economy maturing?
  • What new products and services are in the horizon

12:40 13:00 (20 mins)

IoT Security

Staying One Step Ahead of your Enemy: Secret hacking techniques to give you an advantage in the data security arms race

  • Another day, another hack – why are more and more businesses falling prey to attacks
  • LIVE HACK: Our ethical hacker demonstrates how at risk your data really is!
  • What simple steps can I take to protect my business today?

13:00 13:30 (30 mins)

IoT Security

Panel Discussion: Security Assurance in the Virtual World: How can you ensure you are compliant?

  • How can you be sure you are cyber secure and regulatory compliant in a virtual world?
  • What do you need to consider when transferring your data to the cloud?
  • How is customer data being handled? What are the risks of using cloud? What assurances can you give you board?
  •  Understanding the European Union’s attempt to provide some structure to the way that data is being held

14:20 14:40 (20 mins)

IoT Security

Security at a Business Level – Protecting the whole cloud!

14:40 15:00 (20 mins)

IoT Security

Machine Learning to Enhance your Security Solutions

  • Ensuring 100% visibility of you network
  • How a machine learning solution detects abnormalities in your network?
  • Reporting and acting on breeches faster than ever before

15:00 15:30 (30 mins)

IoT Security

Panel Discussion: SecOps and DevSecOps: Operational Models that Prioritize Security in a Rapidly Evolving Landscape

  • How do we monitor control and defend tomorrow?
  • Understanding the evolving security landscape: staying one step ahead of your attackers in the security arms race
  • Establishing an agile operational SecOps model that complements the direction of the business
  • Solutions that support secure agile operations

15:30 15:50 (20 mins)

IoT Security

What Happens When Your Cloud Provider Fails?

  • What does an outage mean for your business: Case studies of famous failures!
  • Security policies and procedures to deal with outages in the cloud
  • What can you do to mitigate against total outages?
  • Your SLA’s: What’s your entitlement?

15:50 16:10 (20 mins)

IoT Security

Panel Discussion: Managing the Trade Off – Security vs. Functionality

  • How fast can we innovate if we are innovating securely?
  • Ensuring regulatory and compliance goals are met as we innovate and evolve
  • In which parts of the business can we afford to move quickly?
  • Are technologies of the future secure?

12:40 13:00 (20 mins)

IoT Data & Analytics

Experience real-time data from the IoT world


  • Experience real-time insight on business systems 
  • Shifting away from reactive data processes by enabling fast and timely BI

13:00 13:30 (30 mins)

IoT Data & Analytics

Panel: Driving agility by uncovering the full potential of IoT analytics


  • The needed analytics dashboard and data-driven insights to execute expansion
  • Reducing inefficiencies and potential pitfalls by implementing holistic analytics approach at the heart of strategic planning
  • Gathering real-time intelligence mass data to improve company's financial health

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IoT Data & Analytics

Transforming supply chains through leveraging an integrated IoT data driven decision making

  • Effective monitoring and risk prediction IoT-enabled solutions solving supply chain challenges  
  • Optimizing any Demand-Driven Value Network through implementing telematics on transportation equipment
  • How real-time transactional data from connected devices can improve sales operations

14:40 15:00 (20 mins)

IoT Data & Analytics

From capture to deployment: Understanding the full IoT data analytics lifecycle


  • Why understanding the full data lifecycle is the key ingredient to unlocking new business opportunities?
  • Identifying the analytical framework - real time data collection, storing, managing and processing
  • Is it too big or too small? - Different types of data and the implications to consider when to storing

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IoT Data & Analytics

Panel: Improving all things consumers hate via leveraging analytics and data insights from IoT devices


  • Making a seamless and personalised customer experience through real-time data analytics
  • Facilitating purchases and personalized promotions
  • The need for speed – real-time inventory and stock control information
  • The rise of the beacon technology and what it’s changed about the way we interact with brands

15:30 16:00 (30 mins)

IoT Data & Analytics

Integrating IoT Data Improving Airline Efficiencies by early diagnosis of engine problems to earn revenue when aircraft fly, rather than when engines are serviced


  • Detecting operational anomalies or signs of developing faults
  • cut fuel use, fly on more efficient routes and ensure they have the right replacement parts in the places they are needed most

15:50 16:20 (30 mins)

IoT Data & Analytics

Panel: From Excel to The Big Data Reign: Legacy Business Intelligence technology vs IoT data analytics systems


  • Assessing data analytics trends over time and what IoT has changed
  • The shifting business technology landscape and the new type of relationship between business users.
  • How traditional business organisations adopt data strategies
  • What can big data analytics tell us? 
  • Panellist Caroline Carruthers - Chief Data Officer, Network Rail
  • Panellis Karl Hoods - Chief Innovation Officer, Save the Children UK

12:40 13:00 (20 mins)

Smart Home

IoT cross-contamination or how your smart fridge can compromise the security of your network


  •  The security challenges with synchronisation and lack of update

13:00 13:30 (30 mins)

Smart Home

Panel: The smart approach: How retailers can capitalise on the still evolving smart home technology?

  • Challenges to overcome the limited consumer demand and reach mass consumption
  • What are the existing retailers’ approaches in educating the smart consumer and how they can be improved?


14:20 14:40 (20 mins)

Smart Home

Philips Hue - Expanding leadership in smart lighting through compelling UX and partnerships

  • Philips Hue - Changing the game in home lighting
  • Partners matter in an ecosystem play
  • What light bulbs have to do with cyber security and why cyber resilience is critical?  

14:40 15:00 (20 mins)

Smart Home

The future of smart home innovation and the invasion of the home automated robots!

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Smart Home

Panel: The next round of educating consumers for the benefits of smart home products.


  • How has the smart home market size changed and why is it going to take off?
  • What product providers and retailers do to promote the benefits of smart home products and speed up mass market adoption.
  • Consumer research: the imperfections of the smart home market and consumer barriers for mass adoption.

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Smart Home

Voice interaction, pattern recognition and VR bringing the new wave of smart home automation systems.

15:50 16:20 (30 mins)

Smart Home

Panel: Enhanced interoperability and maintaining smart home systems hold the key to continued use of smart home products.


  • Need for open standards and cross-industry guidelines
  • Identifying the skill and service gap of maintaining smart home systems
  • The importance of partnerships
  • Seamless customer experiences 

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IoT Connect

Diversification, Fragmentation, Standardisation & Interoperability of IoT Networks

  • Does the industry need a standardised approach or does diversity lead to improved application?
  • Building the business case of interoperability

 

13:00 13:30 (30 mins)

IoT Connect

Panel: Will LPWANs Gain a Migration Path into Future 5G Platforms?

  • Why is LPWA strategically important on the road to 5G?
  • How does regulation impact the adoption of LPWA networks?
  • Do cellular LPWA networks pose a threat to proprietary LPWA technologies?

14:00 15:00 (60 mins)

IoT Connect

IoT Connect - Market Labs Session

Each market lab will be led by an end user of connected technologies and focus on how low power connectivity will enable them to achieve their IoT vision.

  1.  Energy Management in O&G Fields
  2. Waste Management in Smart Cities
  3. Patient Monitoring and fitness tracking in Healthcare
  4. Improving the Fan Experience in Connected Stadiums 

14:20 14:40 (20 mins)

IoT Connect

What is the Telco Business Model for IoT Connectivity – It’s not just about selling data!

  • Positioning the telco as a wider solution provider as well as resellers of data

14:40 15:00 (20 mins)

IoT Connect

Upscaling LPWA solutions securely

  • Securing the LPWAN ecosystem – A step into the unknown?
  • Exploring an entirely new set of vulnerability’s you need to prepare for
  • Empowering trust in IoT connectivity solutions amongst a rapidly growing market

12:40 13:00 (20 mins)

Energy, Environment & Agriculture

Building a digital platform that allows thousands of users to drive Innovation through the IoT

  • Creating a platform that unifies a companywide drive towards improving safety, efficiency an improving customer integration
  • Driving application infrastructure, analytics, mobility, communication and collaboration to create an agile and flexible supply chain
  • Providing the infrastructure for growth for market recovery and raising the digital skills across the organisation
  • Kaveh Pourteymour - CIO & Vice President, Seadrill Offshore

13:00 13:30 (30 mins)

Energy, Environment & Agriculture

Panel: Making Connected Buildings Better & More Effective for Inhabitants Through Design, Construction & Management

  • Delivering cost savings to habitants from energy saving and sustainable technology advances
  • Meetings regulatory requirements with automation and integration
  • Developing analytics capabilities to predict future facilities management tasks
  • Repositioning maintenance offerings for Smart Buildings to develop business models
  • Euan Burns - Chief Engineer – Services, Carillion
  • Sil Sehra - Divisional IT Director, Kier Group

14:20 14:40 (20 mins)

Energy, Environment & Agriculture

Creating New Business Opportunities in Water & Waste Management with IoT

  • Enabling customers access to a fully managed reporting service with real time data that helps maximise benefits of Veolia systems
  • Making better data driven decisions on service and consumable requirements from remote locations

14:40 15:00 (20 mins)

Energy, Environment & Agriculture

A Crowd-sourced, Open Data IoT Platform to Predict & Protect Against Adverse Weather

  • Creating a dense network of wind, temperature and rain sensors, providing highly localised real-time weather updates
  • Optimizing the value chain of citizens, businesses and enthusiasts to enhance accuracy
  • Challenges for cost, expenses and value? What is it worth? How to achieve buy in?
  • Charlie Ewan - Chief Information Officer, Met Office

15:00 15:30 (30 mins)

Energy, Environment & Agriculture

Panel: Solving the IoT Challenges to Achieve Smart Agriculture

  • Simplify operational decisions, enable easy management of systems and improve overall performance
  • The sharing of data across the complexity of the Smart Farm ecosystem; from influencers customers, OEM providers and tech

15:30 15:50 (20 mins)

Energy, Environment & Agriculture

Session TBC - Kongsberg

15:50 16:20 (30 mins)

Energy, Environment & Agriculture

Panel: Real-Time Monitoring of Water Purification Systems

  • Moving from preventative to predictive to predict when a technician is needed
  • Identifying new ways to add value to customers by suggesting new products or ways to save energy