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8:50 am 9:10 am (20 mins)

Keynotes

How will IoT change the way we as consumers live, work, travel and interact

How far are consumers from a fully immersive, seamless and interoperable connected experience? 

9:10 am 9:30 am (20 mins)

Keynotes

Disrupt or be Disrupted: Transforming Industry/Enterprise with IoT

9:30 am 9:50 am (20 mins)

Keynotes

An Insight into the latest technological advancements and what role these will play in creating true IoT value

9:50 am 10:10 am (20 mins)

Keynotes

Interoperability is Key!

10:10 am 10:50 am (40 mins)

Keynotes

PANEL: From Cool to Crucial: Achieving Mass Market Success of Connected Industry, Enterprise and Consumer

  • Are 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 

  • Moderator Bob O'Donnell, President, Founder and Chief Analyst, TECHnalysis Research

10 am 10:30 am (30 mins)

Ecosystem Center Stage

Fireside Chat: The mutual partnership of IoT Investing

  • The need to have funds available for product development, manufacture, and go-to-market
  • Getting investors in on the ground floor of the future

10:30 am 11:10 am (40 mins)

Ecosystem Center Stage

Panel: Investing in the "Internet of Things" - what to look for and how to go about it

  • Filing patents for long term growth, not just 'of the minute' products
  • Investing in IoT devices that are already available
  • Collaborating with smaller companies manufacturing the hardware for brand-name products

11:10 am 11:30 am (20 mins)

Ecosystem Center Stage

Consumer marketing powered by IoT

  • Wearables exercise stats posted on social media and increasing product reach
  • Analysis of customer buying habits across platforms,
  • Data detailing customer interaction with devices & products
  • Real-time interactions, POS notifications, targeted ads

11:30 am 12:10 pm (40 mins)

Ecosystem Center Stage

Panel: Marketing the intangible: Using strategy and digital tools to showcase IoT Solutions

  • Selling products the consumer can't "reach out and touch"
  • Digital lead generation
  • Digital & web marketing
  • Strategic processes for business growth in the IoT market
  • Panelist Angela Leavitt, Founder, Chief Mojo-Making Officer, Mojo Marketing
  • Moderator Theresa Marcroft, CMO / VP Marketing, MarketSavvy Inc.
  • Panelist Gene Wang, CEO, Co-Founder, People Power Company
  • Panelist Tarun Gaur, Marketing Director, BootUP Ventures

12:10 pm 12:30 pm (20 mins)

Ecosystem Center Stage

Mixing the traditional with the cutting edge: Innovation in the heart of the Swiss Watch Sector

  • Centuries-long history of the region as global leader in watchmaking fostered the evolution of new technologies 
  • Convergence of micromechanics, microelectronics, materials and advanced manufacturing techniques into dense academic and commercial clusters in wearables, IoT, MEMS/sensors, medical devices, etc.
  • Innovation Hub platform enables and supports open innovation in the industrialization of wearables, IoT, and related technologies in Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Speaker Alain Barbal, Director, Office for Economic Promotion of the Canton of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

12:30 pm 2:20 pm (110 mins)

Ecosystem Center Stage

Case Studies: IoT Around the World

  • Security, privacy, regulation
  • Creating collaborative IoT Ecosystems among organizations, government agencies, and professionals in Asia
  • Mixing the traditional with the cutting edge: Innovation in the heart of the Swiss Watch Sector

2:20 pm 2:40 pm (20 mins)

Ecosystem Center Stage

Bringing color and diversity to a homogenously populated IoT technology world

  • Breaking assumptions to attract young minds to future employment
  • Encouraging a broader population to take part - IoT is for everyone
  • Tailoring careers to life events (parenthood, ageism, etc.)

2:40 pm 3:20 pm (40 mins)

Ecosystem Center Stage

Panel: The power of women as IoT adopters and influencers

  • While more diversity is ideal, women are already in the technical world and doing well
  • Women ar eplaying an important and powerful role in influencing and adopting IoT technology
  • Panelist Kimberly Clavin, Engineer & Executive Consultant, Pillar Technology

3:20 pm 4:10 pm (50 mins)

Ecosystem Center Stage

Women in Technology Reception

4:10 pm 4:30 pm (20 mins)

Ecosystem Center Stage

Should our IoT world be regulated?

  • Potential for stifling creativity and connection
  • Who owns the data and where do legal protections come into play?

4:30 pm 4:50 pm (20 mins)

Ecosystem Center Stage

Do you know where your personal data is?

  • The ease of sharing personal data in the Internet of Things complicates the idea of personal privacy
  • There is a lack of consumer comprehension of basic security protocols in the Internet of Things

4:50 pm 5:30 pm (40 mins)

Ecosystem Center Stage

Panel: the Intersection of Consumer Protection and IoT

  • Privacy by design - what does it mean and how might it specifically apply to connected homes, health, and transport?
  • Data use & sharing - retention of data and the necessity for obtaining user consent to the idea of sharing it
  • The impact of the IoT on financial issues - connected home, health, and transport data used to paint detailed portraits of consumer activity and used by financial institutions for decisions (lending) and insurance companies for coverage (health, auto, etc)
  • Security - consumer protection concerns regarding security of non-financial data (do we secure data about consumer locations the same way as credit cards?) and the obligations and responsibilities of companies in the event of a data breach.

10 am 11 am (60 mins)

IoT Developer Stage

IoT-Focused Open Source Projects

  • Asset management, device security, real-time predictive analytics
  • Smart home, home automation
  • Remote monitoring, fleet management, smart grids
  • Sensor logging, location tracking, triggers and alerts, analysis
  • Create geo-distributed networks - connect end points with cloud platforms

11 am 11:30 am (30 mins)

IoT Developer Stage

Open Source and Enterprise advances

  • Lowers restrictions for developer experimentation
  • Enables the creation of new products
  • Driving the adoption of open, non-proprietary, and interoperable solutions

11:30 am 12 pm (30 mins)

IoT Developer Stage

The importance of Open Standard

  • Driving the adoption of open solutions

  • Non-proprietary

  • Interoperability

12 pm 12:40 pm (40 mins)

IoT Developer Stage

Architecture Overview: 3-stacks of software needed for IoT Solutions

  • Identify 3 stacks of software required by any IoT solution
  • Present how open source communities (ex: Exlipse IoT Community) are supplying critical software technology needed by IoT solution providers
  • An open source stack similar to LAMP will dominate IoT deployments 
  • Speaker Ian Skerrett, Vice President of Marketing , Eclipse Foundation

12:40 pm 1:40 pm (60 mins)

IoT Developer Stage

Networking Lunch

1:40 pm 2 pm (20 mins)

IoT Developer Stage

Leveraging AWS to connect IoT devices to the Cloud

  • Using Identity Management to create a secure and cohesive application to serve the needs of connected products
  • Maximizing the tools within the AWS ecosystem to gather data for analyzing
  • Speaker Hamid Montazeri, Director Software Engineering, Stanley Black & Decker

2 pm 2:20 pm (20 mins)

IoT Developer Stage

Creating more socially responsible, effective, & pleasing environments

  • New technologies & architectures in intelligent lighting
  • Unifying conventional home, small & large professional lighting systems with architectural framework
  • Speaker Tina Tsou, Digital Domain Expert for Connectivity, Philips Lighting

2:20 pm 2:40 pm (20 mins)

IoT Developer Stage

Machine vs Users, Hardware vs Software - What to design when IoT becomes smarter

  • Creating streamlined user experiences for hardware products with data, applications, and AI
  • Helping hardware entrepreneurs identify the right designers to work with
  • Speaker Leona Hu Hudelson, Founder, CEO & Design Director, Airgora

3:20 pm 4:10 pm (50 mins)

IoT Developer Stage

Coffee Break

4:10 pm 4:30 pm (20 mins)

IoT Developer Stage

Beyond Cloud to Quantum Computing

  • Explore strategic opportunities from cloud computing & how it can boost IoT
  • Explore possibilities, current limitations, breakthroughs needed to reach a state practical for industry at large
  • Implications to business models, computing, security, communication, networking, etc.
  • Speaker Scott Amyx, Founder & CEO , Amyx+

10:40 am 11:40 am (60 mins)

Main agenda

Networking Break & Expo Visit

11 am 12 pm (60 mins)

Co-located event: Connected & Autonomous Vehicles - Technical

Connected & Autonomous Vehicles - Technical

By purchasing an Internet of Things World conference pass you also get access to 2 Connected & Autonomous Vehicles tracks each day. Click here to view the agenda. If you would just like to attend the Connected & Autonomous Vehicles tracks then you can purchase a pass on the Connected & Autonomous Vehicles website.

11 am 12 pm (60 mins)

Co-located event: Connected & Autonomous Vehicles - Strategy & Product

Connected & Autonomous Vehicles - Strategy & Product

By purchasing an Internet of Things World conference pass you also get access to 2 Connected & Autonomous Vehicles tracks each day. Click here to view the agenda. If you would just like to attend the Connected & Autonomous Vehicles tracks then you can purchase a pass on the Connected & Autonomous Vehicles website.

11:30 am 11:40 am (10 mins)

Enterprise IoT

Chairman's Opening

11:40 am 12 pm (20 mins)

Enterprise IoT

Case Study: IoT, Retail and Supply Chain

  • Disruptive data collection, In-store experiences and real time personalization
  •  Best practices and key strategies from industry-leading brands 
  • Examining effective business & marketing models to engage with the consumer and collaborate with key vertical

12 pm 12:40 pm (40 mins)

Enterprise IoT

Panel: What does IoT mean for retail? From Supply Chain to In Store

  • From factories to supply chain to in stores – what are the benefits? 
  • What is hindering IoT implementation into Retail? Improving efficiencies & ensuring ROI 
  • Disruptive data collection, In-store experiences and real time personalization 
  • Who will operate distributed assets for energy service? 
  • How will companies and agencies deal with new technologies and IoT enabled marketing  
  • Identity-based attribution and marketing optimization 
  • Creating Location Based, Context-aware services & apps to engage with users 
  • Getting to the market faster through digital signage

12:40 pm 1:40 pm (60 mins)

Enterprise IoT

Networking Lunch

1:40 pm 2 pm (20 mins)

Enterprise IoT

Smart retail solving problems – Disruptive IoT Methods Reaching Consumers

  • RFID solutions to track inventory across the supply chains 
  • Real time devices such as smartphone or wearable devices to read an item, see reviews, create personal shopping profile 
  • Thermostat/lighting improving energy use, Smart Mirrors/Smart Shelves for inventory 
  • Opportunities for Bluetooth Beacons, NFC, LBS and Contextual Applications to benefit consumer experience  
  • Examining effective business & marketing models to engage with the consumer and collaborate with key verticals
  • Speaker Derek Myers, Group Director, Channel Strategy & Development, The Coca-Cola Company

2 pm 2:20 pm (20 mins)

Enterprise IoT

Revolutionizing the Payment Industry – Looking outward into the future of payments

  • Integrating Data Protection Technology for Transactions  

  • Combining encryption and point of sale device management so data can be tracked  

  • Web and in-app payments

  • Speaker Hassan Ahmed, Manager, Business Operations, Venmo

2:20 pm 2:40 pm (20 mins)

Enterprise IoT

Case Study: Reinventing the Banking Industry with IoT

  • Showcasing safe and secure transactions with B2C 
  • Improving the consumer experience – easy, efficient, reliable methods

2:40 pm 3:20 pm (40 mins)

Enterprise IoT

Panel: Beyond the Transaction - How Big Data Can Transform the Consumer and Enterprise Experience with IoT

  • How can the City provide platforms for both start-ups and incumbent businesses? 
  • Creating Location-Based, Context-aware services and apps to engage with users 
  • Best practices and key strategies from industry-leading brands 
  • Secure payment and consumer transaction
  • Panelist Anil Earla, Head of Information and Data Analytics for Global IS, Visa

3:20 pm 4:10 pm (50 mins)

Enterprise IoT

Networking Break & Exhibition Visit

4:10 pm 4:30 pm (20 mins)

Enterprise IoT

Transforming the airport experience

  • Exploring IoT devices and software that let airports monitor and respond to needs, track baggage, provide services 
  • Integrating bacon technology and sensors within airport locations 
  • LED lighting and technologies saving energy, costs and efficiency 
  • Satellite navigation systems for flight times
  • Speaker Lisa Peterson, Vice President of Global Marketing & Digital Strategy, GoGo Air

4:30 pm 4:50 pm (20 mins)

Enterprise IoT

In Flight Operation & IoT Integration: Enhancing the passenger experience

  • Providing a wireless infrastructure within the cargo plane to provide data exchange, connecting the aircraft to the terminal  
  • Wireless coverage outside the aircraft to facilitate the loading process 
  • Providing cargo carrier data in-flight sensors in the cabin and in aircraft 
  • Operation of the Airspace As an Open Architecture IoT System Commercial airspace operations are driving modernization efforts  
  • EFB, ETL

4:50 pm 5:30 pm (40 mins)

Enterprise IoT

Panel: Exploring IoT Opportunities for the future of aviation – What’s next?

  • Airport security implementation, how to ensure reliable security mesaures 
  • Efficient, fast check-in and customs procedure 
  • Smart gates for automatic identification 
  • How can airports manage cyber risks for cyber security? 
  • Managing big data and analytics
  • Panelist Ajay Sharma, Investor, JetBlue Technology Ventures

11:30 am 11:40 am (10 mins)

Smart Cities

Chairman's Opening

11:40 am 12 pm (20 mins)

Smart Cities

Smart Business Models for Cities

  • Helping agencies understand issues, and government dealing with issues on a federal level 
  • Approaches to community opportunities 
  • Leaders in the city working together)

12:40 pm 1:40 pm (60 mins)

Smart Cities

Networking Lunch

1:40 pm 2 pm (20 mins)

Smart Cities

Urban Engineering: Building Sustainable Urban Environments

  • Making urban environments more sustainable and reducing environmental issues/pollution with smart technology   
  • Predictable patterns of seasons for municipal waste over commercial waste, managing natural events
  • High frequencies and fluctuations around waste

2 pm 2:20 pm (20 mins)

Smart Cities

Open Data and Smart Cities

  • Using data to manage the mobile nature of smart cities (changing the interface of a device, FOG computing)
  • How to understand resiliency with the help of data
  • Efficient response to data management and systems
  • Emergence of large amounts of data and the availability of information – transparency of programs
  • Speaker Jon Walton, CIO, County of San Mateo

2:20 pm 2:40 pm (20 mins)

Smart Cities

Utilizing a private vs. public smart city network

  • Reducing CAPEX and operating costs with a smart city network
  • Leveraging a smart city network to streamline city operations

2:40 pm 3:20 pm (40 mins)

Smart Cities

Panel: How to create Sustainable Cities with IoT

  • IoT & the Energy & Utility Market 

  • Improving efficiencies and ensuring ROI 

  • Upgrading energy systems and microgrids 

  • Who will operate distributed assets for energy services?

  • Smarter Waste and Water Management 

  • Solar technologies

  • Moderator Teena Maddox, Senior Writer, TechRepublic/CBS Interactive
  • Panelist John Miri, Chief Administrative Officer, Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA)

3:20 pm 4:10 pm (50 mins)

Smart Cities

Networking Break & Exhibition Visit

4:10 pm 4:30 pm (20 mins)

Smart Cities

Smart Water, Smart City: Key building blocks for water management

  • Exploring ways to fund the smart grids for water
  • Looking at the flow, pressure and distribution with the consumption and forecasting of water
  • Improving energy and waste management, weighing input and costs

4:30 pm 4:50 pm (20 mins)

Smart Cities

Upgrading water management, new technologies to make smart water

  • Accelerating smart programs to help water infrastructure
  • Using data to bring value and solutions to manage water assets
  • Speaker Bryan Stubbs, Executive Director, Cleveland Water Alliance
  • Speaker Laurie Stauber, NASA's Water Initiative Lead, NASA Glenn Research Center

4:50 pm 5:30 pm (40 mins)

Smart Cities

Looking into the future: Smart Cities Utilities Infrastructure

  • Smart Electric Power Solutions for Smart Cities?
  • Smart gear and devices to enhance connectivity
  • Advanced meters solutions
  • Opportunities to realize new efficiencies and define new revenue streams
  • Panelist Parth Kapadia, Entrepreneur in Residence, Exelon Corporation
  • Panelist Eric Clifton, Founder and CEO, Orison

11:30 am 11:40 am (10 mins)

Industrial

Chairman's Opening

11:40 am 12 pm (20 mins)

Industrial

What’s The Long Term Value of IIoT to ensure ROI

  • How are Industrial corporates identifying IoT opportunities and strategy for their industrial operations? 
  • How to do Applications differ depending on IIoT service-enablement platforms for delivering quality services 
  • Creating long term value of the technology to justify costs and deliver ROI 
  • Building IoT capabilities into the products that being manufactured (power, cellular links, sensor data) so it will be smarter
  • Speaker Allen Proithis, President, North America, Sigfox

12 pm 12:40 pm (40 mins)

Industrial

Panel: The Future of IIoT – The Next Industrial Revolution

  • What challenges are currently hindering innovation in industrial IoT 
  •  How IoT is shaping Industrial Business Models  Once the product is off the factory floor, who’s responsible for maintenance of the technology and services? 
  • Ownership of models with the product, changing revenue models and payment
  • Overcoming barriers, getting past competition and reaching collaboration
  • Exploring the importance of identification of diagnostics, quality, authentication, quantity, which are all monitored
  • Panelist Andreas Schierenbeck, Chairman of the Executive Board, thyssenkrupp Elevator
  • Panelist Simon Arkell, General Manager, Software Platforms and Analytics, Greenwave Systems

12:40 pm 1:40 pm (60 mins)

Industrial

Networking Lunch

1:40 pm 2 pm (20 mins)

Industrial

How IoT will revolutionize inventory & warehouse management

Technology that is changing how logistics companies operate: RFID tags, passive tags, internet-connected trackers, LPWAN, Bluetooth tags, beacons, NFC tags

2 pm 2:20 pm (20 mins)

Industrial

Combining Predictive Analytics with Industrial IOT to deliver operational excellence

  • Optimizing production cycle, product quality, real time stream analysis monitoring data communication across the intelligent business
  • Predictive, proactive maintenance and notification, increasing interoperability
  • Stopping the problem before it happens through early warning systems, sensor notification
  • Speaker Andreas Schierenbeck, Chairman of the Executive Board, thyssenkrupp Elevator

2:20 pm 2:40 pm (20 mins)

Industrial

Looking into the Future: Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

  • Impact on humans, jobs and the economy 
  • Needs to increase robust IoT security interoperability and universal interfaces to the cloud 
  • Big data challenge - storing information for the processing of third parties 

2:40 pm 3:20 pm (40 mins)

Industrial

Panel: How will IoT solutions increase plant productivity?

  • Automating the manufacturing process and improving visibility within the warehouse
  • Predictive methods, monitoring, reducing both downtime and support costs
  • Predictive Maintenance (ABB Group AIG case study)
  • Panelist Steve Statler, CEO, Statler Consulting

3:10 pm 4:10 pm (60 mins)

Industrial

Networking Break & Exhibition Visit

4:10 pm 4:30 pm (20 mins)

Industrial

Improving In-Transit Visibility

  • Cloud based GPS, RFID technologies and Radio Frequency Identification technologies providing identity, location and tracking info 
  • Using this data to predict timing, monitor temperature control and quality of product in transit

4:30 pm 4:50 pm (20 mins)

Industrial

Transforming Industries: The IoT Impact in Aviation … From manufacturing, through supply chain, to enhancing the passenger experience

  • Merging the latest technologies with current legacy infrastructure
  • Overcoming challenges of getting new projects off the ground – upgrading internal processes and strategy
  • What’s the value?
  • Establishing partnering relationships
  • Speaker Robert Rencher, Associate Technical Fellow, Boeing

11:30 am 11:40 am (10 mins)

IoT Data Analytics & AI

Chairman’s Opening

  • Mark Bünger, VP of Research, Lux Research

11:40 am 12 pm (20 mins)

IoT Data Analytics & AI

Transforming Industry and Enterprise with Effective data analytics technology and strategy

- Leveraging data effectively

- Ensuring an effective platform to extract, visualize and gain insights from data

12 pm 12:40 pm (40 mins)

IoT Data Analytics & AI

Panel: Leveraging IoT data & turning value into money

  •   It is widely accepted that data insights provide the true value of IoT but how can this be truly extracted?
  •  If data is the new currency, how do we drive more value out of it?
  •  How to gain a comprehensive insight using historical, predictive, and prescriptive analytics
  •  Where is the opportunity for user/customer experience and offering personalized services?
  • Panelist Anil Earla, Head of Information and Data Analytics for Global IS, Visa

12:40 pm 1:40 pm (60 mins)

IoT Data Analytics & AI

Lunch

1:40 pm 2 pm (20 mins)

IoT Data Analytics & AI

From big data to predictive analytics to ML & AI

  • Predictive Analytics, Big Data, and How to Make Them Work for You
  • Using predictive analytics and big data for business advantage

  • A deep dive into Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) and Autoregressive Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA)

  • Using Prescriptive analytics to examines data or content to determine what decisions should be made and what steps taken to achieve an intended goal

2 pm 2:20 pm (20 mins)

IoT Data Analytics & AI

Machine Learning & AI @ Facebook

  • Machine learning and AI are key technologies behind Facebook products, touching essentially every aspect such as news feed ranking, objectionable content detection, accessibility, creative tools ...

  • Advanced AI no longer belongs just in the data center, but on every device. For example, our work on fast on-device inference has enabled new user experiences like real-time Style Transfer for images and videos.


  • Dario Garcia Garcia, Technical Program Manager /AI , Facebook

2:20 pm 3 pm (40 mins)

IoT Data Analytics & AI

Use Case: Use Case: Transforming the Luxury Retail Industry with the power of AI

  • Michele Tezer, Retail Consultant & Former VP Business Planning, Store Planning & Analytics, LVMH & Ralph Lauren

2:40 pm 3:20 pm (40 mins)

IoT Data Analytics & AI

Panel How will IoT give rise to AI and vice versa?

  • As machines become autonomous, what decisions are they making for us?
  • From Machine Learning to AI: Examining the Evolution 
  •  How will technologies evolve as they learn more about business demands, processes etc…
  •  Moving towards a hidden “invisible” complexity of technologies
  •  How far can AI go?
  •  Understanding consumer demand and acceptance of AI
  • Ramki PITCHUIYER, Founder, Paloras Corporation & eKryp
  • Dawn Guttman, Solution Performance Leader, ARCA

3:20 pm 4:10 pm (50 mins)

IoT Data Analytics & AI

Networking Break & Exhibition Visit

4:10 pm 4:30 pm (20 mins)

IoT Data Analytics & AI

World of Cognitive Computing and Deep Learning– What’s to come?

  • Ushering in a Whole New Cognitive Era 
  • Exploring Cognitive Computing: Beyond Neural networks and Deep Learning
  • Will Hardware will accelerate doubling Moore’s law?
  • Will Transfer Learning lead to Industrialization?

4:30 pm 4:50 pm (20 mins)

IoT Data Analytics & AI

Enterprise Use Case Deep Learning: Advanced Large Scale Machine Learning

  • Sam Bhattarai, Office of the CTO, Toshiba

4:50 pm 5:30 pm (40 mins)

IoT Data Analytics & AI

Panel: Thinking about Security and Privacy with AI and ML

  • How Artificial Intelligence Poses Data Privacy Challenges?
  • Dealing with the challenges for a consent model of data collection
  • As Machines make decisions based on an algorithm, where is the human element?

11:30 am 11:40 am (10 mins)

Smart Home

Chairman’s Opening

11:40 am 12 pm (20 mins)

Smart Home

A Bold New IoT Conversation

  • · Emergence of 5G expands opportunity for IoT services, but necessitates automated translation and integration functionality to realize full potential (discussion of Artificial Intelligence engines in edge devices as well as AXON Platform conversion of disparate protocols into standard IP-based language)

  • Demanding Amazon Alexa-like capabilities for enterprise, industrial, numerous varieties of commercial applications. (There is no reason we can’t have infinitely customizable enterprise solutions that perform advanced personal voice-assistant tasks for business purposes — AXON Platform for Conversational IoT discussion)

  • Future of IoT solutions (interactions growing more and more “conversational” as context becomes king – resulting in more natural and productive human/technology interaction)

  • Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist and Technology Evangelist, Greenwave Systems

12 pm 12:40 pm (40 mins)

Smart Home

Panel: Innovation, Advertising, Reaching the Mass Market and Generating Revenues

  • Exploring Innovation trends in smart home 
  • How can successful partnerships create competitive advantages
  • Working together: Successful business models for interaction and interoperability
  • Combining the need for seamless interaction and value added services to bring the smart home to the consumer
  • Show me the Money: Where’s the commercial value and ROI?
  • Moving beyond just connecting inside the home but also externally, i.e. with the car, wearables …
  • Jean- Pierre Abello, Director, Global Engineering R&D, Nielsen
  • Mark Regal, Sr. Manager of Hardware and Tech, Indigogo

12:40 pm 1:40 pm (60 mins)

Smart Home

Lunch

1:40 pm 2 pm (20 mins)

Smart Home

Design Thinking in reaching the Millennials and accelerating the growth of the Smart Home market

  • Using  ‘design thinking’ to reach customers and early adopter
  • Is it Time to Evolve Beyond Design Thinking? - The Emergence of Product Thinking
  • Designing smart home product with Thinking in Environments
  • Redefining a Green Home

2 pm 2:20 pm (20 mins)

Smart Home

The role of retailers and advertisers: Accelerating smart home product sales

  • Gene Han, Head of Innovation, Consumer IoT, Target

2:20 pm 2:40 pm (20 mins)

Smart Home

The House that learns: Bringing AI to Smart Home

  • Who is best positioned to build a smart home assistant?
  • Bringing a Digital Butler to everyone's home
  • Will a HOLOGRAPHIC VIRTUAL GIRL LIVE INSIDE a Smart Home in the US too? 
  • Exploring sister products: cars, laundry tech and beyond


  • Amazon Alexa, TBA, Amazon Alexa

2:40 pm 3:20 pm (40 mins)

Smart Home

Panel: Joining Forces: The Value of Partnerships to create a truly smart home for the consumer - New Media Consumption

  • Exploring cord cutting and moving towards streaming and connected media consumption
  • Unlocking the true value for consumers: What are they willing to pay and what will they pay for?
  •  Monetization opportunities for advertising?
  •  What will be the smart home's killer user interface? Voice vs apps
  •  Overcoming barriers to mass-market adoption: high prices, limited demand, device replacement cycles, technological fragmentation of the ecosystem
  • Manu Mukerji, Director, Data Engineering, TiVo

3:20 pm 4:10 pm (50 mins)

Smart Home

Networking Break & Exhibition Visit

4:10 pm 4:30 pm (20 mins)

Smart Home

Security for the Modern World: Living in Protected Smart Home

  • Exploring The Best Smart Home Security Systems
  • Ways Technology is Changing Home Security
  • Not leaving the public at risk and building a secure smart home environment
  • No more Hacking into homes - Overcoming Smart home security flaws found in popular system

4:30 pm 4:50 pm (20 mins)

Smart Home

Security for the Modern World: Living in Protected Smart Home

TBA

  • TBA Xfinity, TBA, Xfinity

4:50 pm 5:30 pm (40 mins)

Smart Home

Panel: Overcoming privacy obstacles with a complex ecosystem

  • Dealing with the massive amounts of data,  information and distribution process, manipulated, hijacked or attacked systems
  • The risk analysis on a smart home automation system intended for a more efficient use of energy
  • Finding the fine line between data monetization, advertising revenue, consumer convenience and privacy

11:30 am 11:40 am (10 mins)

Wearables, AR & VR

Chairman’s Opening

11:40 am 12 pm (20 mins)

Wearables, AR & VR

Sensors Untapped: What wearables will measure in the future

12 pm 12:40 pm (40 mins)

Wearables, AR & VR

Panel Bringing together Wearable Tech, Fashion & Retail to boost consumer adoption

- A whole body experience with Smart Wearable Clothing

- Ensuring Longevity of Wearables and mass market adoption

- Addressing privacy concerns: How much is the consumer willing to share?

-  The competitive Smart Watch Market: Who’s leading the race?

- AI-Enhanced Wearables: Offering personalized fitness coaching; nutritional information; fashion advice …

  • Enrico Beltramini, Founder, Fashion Technology Accelerator
  • Tabb Buel, Director of M&A and Strategic Programs, Garmin
  • Michele Tezer, Retail Consultant & Former VP Business Planning, Store Planning & Analytics, LVMH & Ralph Lauren

12:40 pm 1:40 pm (60 mins)

Wearables, AR & VR

Lunch

1:40 pm 2 pm (20 mins)

Wearables, AR & VR

The Future of Motion Sensing in IoT - Sponsored presentation by Dialog Semiconductor

2 pm 2:20 pm (20 mins)

Wearables, AR & VR

Future of Wearables

  • The Future Of Virtual Reality Lies Beyond Gaming
  • Is the future of film more interactive?
  • How virtual reality is transforming the sports industry
  • Exploring VR use cases and what needs to happen to achieve mass market adoption
  • Under Armour Under Armour, TBA, Under Armour

2:20 pm 2:40 pm (20 mins)

Wearables, AR & VR

Use Case: How does enterprise benefit from AR? Enhanced retail experience

  • How Consumer Tech Trends are Driving AR in the Enterprise
  • Exploring the road ahead for augmented reality
  • How will Virtual and Augmented Reality Will Reshape Retail
  • How Consumer Tech Trends are Driving AR in the Enterprise

2:40 pm 3:20 pm (40 mins)

Wearables, AR & VR

Panel Unlocking the AR and VR Opportunity for Consumers

- Examining the commercial success and adoption of the latest AR/VR products and devices

- Pokemon Go: A look into the future of gaming

- Content Creation: Is the lack of content creation halting future developments?

- Examining the need for better hardware, software and power to enable mass adoption

  • Aaron Pulkka, Co-Founder and CEO & Vive X Mentor, RabbX & HTC Vive

3:20 pm 4:10 pm (50 mins)

Wearables, AR & VR

Networking Break & Exhibition Visit

4:10 pm 4:30 pm (20 mins)

Wearables, AR & VR

Utilizing VR for Industrial Design

  • Using VR for Complex Product Design
  • From product design to virtual reality
  • How are manufacturers using VR/ AR?
  • Are the popular application of AR and AR was product design and development, followed by safety and manufacturing skills training, maintenance, repair or equipment operations,  and remote collaboration?

4:30 pm 4:50 pm (20 mins)

Wearables, AR & VR

Use case: Defending our country with the help of AR and VR – Military Applications

  • How VR is training the perfect soldier
  • From sniper to tank drivers, virtual reality is changing the way we prepare for war
  • How Reality Technology is Used in Aviation

4:50 pm 5:30 pm (40 mins)

Wearables, AR & VR

Panel Looking Ahead in Wearables, AR & VR: From Novelty to Necessity

- Where does the true value from Wearables lie?

- Payments in Wearbales

- What is the consumer willing to pay and what are they paying for?

- Looking at Aesthetics

- Incorporating Voice-controlled Wearables: Is this the future?

- A look at pricing: Who dictates this? Subscription models to ensure longevity

  • Raph Crouan, Managing Director & Founder , StartupBootcamp
  • Francesco Quartuccio, CEO, Xmetrics - Empowering Performance
  • Marria Rhodriquez, VP, Strategy Consultant, Wells Fargo Bank

11:30 am 11:40 am (10 mins)

Executive Summit

Chairman's Opening

11:40 am 12 pm (20 mins)

Executive Summit

IoT & The Disruption of Business as Usual

12 pm 12:40 pm (40 mins)

Executive Summit

Panel: Defining your IoT Strategy: Executives as IoT adoption influencers

  • What are the effective business models for collaboration?
  • How to work across private and public sectors?
  • Personalization vs Privacy: what are enterprises able/allowed to do with the data collected?
  • Who is setting standards and how do these apply?
  • What are the impacts from new payment disrupters - Bitcoin, Applepay, Googlepay, etc.
  • Moderator Theresa Lina Stevens, CEO, Lina Group, Inc.

12:40 pm 1:40 pm (60 mins)

Executive Summit

Lunch

1:40 pm 2 pm (20 mins)

Executive Summit

CIO Insight: Upping your game with IoT

  • Using IoT to keep your company competitive

  • Navigation – choosing the right IoT technology

  • Using IoT to enhance your company inside and out

  • Speaker Randy Krotowski, Managing Partner, Momenta Partners

2 pm 2:20 pm (20 mins)

Executive Summit

Unlocking Advertising's IoT Potential

  • Importance of data for targeted advertising
  • Using IoT data to design the perfect ad campaign
  • Real-time data to capture brand perception

2:20 pm 2:40 pm (20 mins)

Executive Summit

How a New Wave of IoT Continues to Transform Insurance

  • IoT is providing insurance companies with significant ways to assess risk, process data, and collect diagnostics when formulating products and writing policies
  • Geospatial applications, environmental sensors, and connected biometrics make it easier than ever to receive warnings, usage patterns, and watchouts
  • How consumers and insurers can thrive and take advantage of IoT offerings
  • Speaker Andrew Rose, CEO, compare.com

2:40 pm 3:20 pm (40 mins)

Executive Summit

Panel: Working with 3rd Parties: How to collaborate successfully

  • Gaining true value through partnerships: how to truly leverage these?
  • Where's the revenue opportunity
  • Over coming the challenges of partnerships
  • Asking the right questions to facilitate success
  • Speaker Stephane Wyper, Senior Vice President, New Commerce Partnerships & Commercialization, Mastercard

3:20 pm 4:10 pm (50 mins)

Executive Summit

Coffee Break

4:10 pm 4:30 pm (20 mins)

Executive Summit

Using IoT to realize benefits beyond cost reduction & savings

  • Speaker McKay Featherstone, Vice President, Product Development & Engineering, Airstream, Inc.

4:30 pm 4:50 pm (20 mins)

Executive Summit

Buy, build, or borrow - where will the IoT work force come from?

  • Do you invest in retraining your current workforce?
  • If you go outside your existing workforce, do you acquire a company with the talent or contract out (e-lancers)?

4:50 pm 5:30 pm (40 mins)

Executive Summit

Panel: Executive Leadership of IoT Workforce - navigating through change, guidance into the future

  • How is IoT changing organizational structures?
  • Education is key
  • What are the skills that enterprises and governments need to successfully roll out IoT
  • Evolution & Retention - moving forward with an educated, agile workforce
  • Building an IoT workforce steered by educated, motivated executive leadership
  • Speaker Peter Hirst, Associate Dean, Executive Education, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Moderator Ken Forster, Managing Partner, Momenta Partners
  • Speaker Bill McCabe, SoftNet Search Partners

11:30 am 11:40 am (10 mins)

IoT Architecture Symposium

Chairman's Opening

11:40 am 12 pm (20 mins)

IoT Architecture Symposium

Stream Sponsor Presentation

12 pm 12:40 pm (40 mins)

IoT Architecture Symposium

Panel: Understanding the complexity and interoperability of IoT Platforms

  • Bridging hardware & software
  • Analytics, device management, enterprise integration
  • Panelist Stan Schneider, Chair, Steering Committee, Industrial Internet Consortium

12:40 pm 1:40 pm (60 mins)

IoT Architecture Symposium

Lunch

1:40 pm 2 pm (20 mins)

IoT Architecture Symposium

How do you choose your IoT Platform?

  • Identifying key attributes about your business and operating landscape and how they align with technology requirements
  • Designing your comprehensive IoT ecosystem - smart devices, data transport, messaging, event processing, data platform, insights, business outcomes
  • Planning for security, privacy, access control
  • Choosing your technology platforms and partners
  • Speaker Sudhi Sinha, Vice President, Product Development Building Technology and Solutions Building Efficiency , Johnson Controls

2 pm 2:20 pm (20 mins)

IoT Architecture Symposium

What are LPWAN Network technologies and where do they fit in a connected world?

2:20 pm 2:40 pm (20 mins)

IoT Architecture Symposium

Using NB-IoT to connect the Internet of Hidden Things

  • Meters in basements or other hard to reach locations
  • Remotely placed industrial and agricultural equipment and sensors

2:40 pm 3:20 pm (40 mins)

IoT Architecture Symposium

Panel: How LPWAN fills the performance gap between wide area cellular and local area short range wireless technologies

  • Providing connectivity at lower price points
  • Enabling long range, wide area point-to-multipoint connectivity
  • Removing the need for complicated mesh topologies and extensive wiring to access points
  • Panelist Dave Kjendal, CTO & Vice President Engineering, Senet
  • Panelist Mike Krell, Lead IoT Analyst, Moor Insights & Strategy

3:20 pm 4:10 pm (50 mins)

IoT Architecture Symposium

Coffee Break

4:10 pm 4:30 pm (20 mins)

IoT Architecture Symposium

Mesh - the self-forming, self-healing, scaleable network

  • Flexible applications depending on communication and connectivity needs

4:30 pm 4:50 pm (20 mins)

IoT Architecture Symposium

Building a Wireless Mesh Network: A Developer's Perspective

  • Mesh technologies are gaining market share specifically in IIoT applications
  • Mesh topology provides lower power, higher range and multi-device communication capabilities
  • Steps for building a wireless mesh application in low power IIoT systems
  • Speaker Nahid Alam, Nevados Engineering

4:50 pm 5:30 pm (40 mins)

IoT Architecture Symposium

Panel: A complicated decision: choosing between LPWAN, NB-IoT, and Mesh

  • Pros and cons of the technologies
  • Costs, physical adoption challenges