The core programme of the IoT week runs from 16th June to 18th June with side events happening 15th June and 19th June. The three core days are split into Research, Industry and Innovation – one day for each. Alongside all three days there is also an exhibition and hackathon (more to follow soon).


16th June Research – chaired by Pedro Malo, UniNova

The day is dedicated to excellence in research, focussing on research agendas, standardisation, knowledge transfer and international cooperation, the highlights of the day are:

  • Jan Höller, Ericsson Research, Sweden
  • Mahmoud Daneshmand, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
  • Martin Serrano, OpenIoT day
  • International Panel on current research trends
  • 8 afternoon sessions including:
    • IoT Large Scale Analytics Workshop
    • 5G and IoT
    • Standardisation Workshop
    • EU-US Smart Cities Workshop
    • IoT Security and Privacy Workshop
    • Environmental Sensing in sea and air
    • Large Scale IoT FIRE test beds

17th June Industry – chaired by VODAFONE

The day is dedicated to industrial growth and the IoT as a driver. Focus is on Smart Cities, retail, wearables, technology enablers and test facilities. The highlight of the day are:

  • Keynote by our main sponsor from VODAFONE M2M Mobile Platform
  • Rui Costa, Ubiwhere, Smart Cities and Mobility
  • Gonçalo Fortes, Prodsmart, Smart Manufacturing
  • Bruno Almeida, Unparallel, Environment and Water management
  • Chris Greer, Director of Smart Grid, National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability
  • International Panel on Large Scale IoT deployments, chaired by Alicia Peréz, Libellium
  • 6 afternoon sessions including:
    • How cable and telecommunications supports large scale IoT
    • IoT for Smart Cities and Mobility
    • Retail and IoT
    • IoT Wearables
    • Large-Scale IoT FIRE testbeds
    • Technologies for large scale IoT

18th June Innovation – chaired by Jim Morrish, Machina Research

The day is dedicated to the vast opportunities and growth potential of the IoT. Focus is on innovative solutions, investment opportunities, IoT ecosystems, IoT and societal challenges as well as policy for SMEs and innovation. highlights of the day include:

  • IoT innovation and pilots – Maurizio Spirito
  • Shoumen Palit Austin Datta, Senior Vice President, Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)
  • Panel on IoT and the creative industry
  • 4 afternoon sessions including:
    • Innovations and experiences form IoT deployments and demonstrators
    • Towards Large Scale Pilots experimenting IoT in Manufacturing Ecosystems: challenges and opportunities
    • Crowd-sourced services for smart regions and cities
    • IoT and Society

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