Internet of Things World is coming to Dublin for the very first time. Running from the 21st to the 22nd of November, the world’s largest and most comprehensive IoT event will be held at The Convention Centre in Dublin - overlooking the River Liffey and right in the heart of Ireland’s capital city.
The event organizers expect over 2,000 attendees and 150+ of the industry’s leading names to descend on Spencer Dock. The event will feature more than 100 exhibitions and startups all focused on leveraging IoT technologies to transform their businesses.
It will cover over 110 industry-specific case studies across both industrial and consumer IoT, with the event tracks including IoT Architecture, Connected Cars, Smart Cities, Energy, Manufacturing, Environment and more.
In today’s blog we’re going to take a quick look at what’s on the agenda.
AT A GLANCE
- FREE TO ATTEND EXPO
You can register for a free expo pass and get access to over 100 exhibitions and startups showcasing the latest in IoT solutions. This ticket gives you access to the Ecosystem Centre Stage, Project Kairos Startup Sessions and Pitch Competitions. It does not include entry into the actual conference or keynote sessions.
You can sign up for the free expo pass here.
- 7 CONFERENCE TRACKS
Get the experts opinion on the key trends and challenges facing the IoT market in 2016 and beyond. Here’s an example of what’s on offer:
Making IoT a Reality: How is IoT reinventing Enterprise & the Consumer Experience? - Monday, 21 November 2016 10:30 - 11:00
The panel will discuss the ways in which IoT can improve efficiency, enable innovation and drive real business information. They will tackle how to successfully brand IoT and consider how the technologies will evolve moving forward.
- Jiang Wangcheng, Vice President Marketing & Solutions Department at Huawei Technologies.
- Andy Caddy, Chief Information Officer at Virgin Active.
- Wilhelm Nehring, CEO at thyssenkrupp Elevator.
- Alexandra Rehak, Moderator.
The New Age of Industry & Manufacturing with IoT - Tuesday, 22 November 2016 10:20 - 10:50
Building the Smart Factory. The panel will discuss creating intelligent machines with next generation IoT and best practices for Manufacturers, Supply Chain, Utilities, Mining & Precision Agriculture.
- Donal O’Sulivan, VP and General Manager at Johnson Controls.
- Catja Rasmussen, Head of Remote Container Management at Maersk Line.
- Kai Brasche, VP at IoT Works.
- John Kennedy, Editor at Silicon Republic & Moderator.
- KEYNOTE MORNINGS
Featuring C Level speakers from some of the world’s leading corporations, the Executive Keynote Mornings brings together the most innovative, forward thinking enterprises to showcase just how this technology impact and revolutionise business and industry moving forward.
- ECOSYSTEM CENTRE STAGE
The free-to-attend Ecosystem Centre stage is located at the heart of the exhibition floor. It will host Keynote presentations, IoT Industry Spotlights, Community Collaboration Panels and The Innovation of Things Award - to name a few features.
Some of the speakers that will on show include:
- Lauren Morris, Head of IoT Ireland at Vodafone.
- Liat Ben-Zur, Senior Vice President & Digital Technology Leader at Philips.
- Dr. Robert Griffin, Deputy Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Science and Technology.
- Julia Bonder-Le Berre, Senior Privacy & Data Protection Council at MasterCard.
- Kieran Harte, General Manager at Uber.
- Philip Davies, Head of Group Security at Sky.
- And many, many more.
- eHEALTH IRELAND DEDICATED HEALTHCARE ZONE
The conference has partnered with eHealth Ireland on the “Internet of Patients.” Located on the second floor, visit the Healthcare zone if you’re interested in how the sector is being transformed by IoT innovations. Best of all - it’s free.
- INNOVATION OF THINGS AWARD
IoT startups battle it out for a paid for trip to Silicon Valley for the IoT World show in May.
- ANALYST BRIEFINGS
The analyst briefing take place each morning of the show. It provides a platform for conference attendees to ask top analysts questions on key industry trends and developments.
- KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
There are a whole host of keynote speakers at the event, including representatives from ARM. Tesco, Vodafone, Philips, Johnson Controls and more. They will share their views on how IoT is reinventing the Enterprise, Industrial and Consumer Experience and Business Processes.
- IoT LATES
Similar to what we’ve seen with the Web Summit over the previous few years, IoT World encourages guests to continue on the fun each evening with a series of after parties, pub crawls, networking functions and a range of other events.
- HOSTED LUNCH TABLES
An extended hour and a half lunch with tables hosted by leading IoT experts. This is only open to VIPs, speakers and selected delegates.
- PROJECT KAIROS
Last but certainly not least, we have Project Kairos.
Project Kairos is the dedicated startup area at Internet of Things World. It gives 50 startups businesses the opportunity to showcase their work on the show floor. There are workshops, startup stages and pre-arranged 1-2-1 investor meetings.
You can keep up-to-date on the latest news from the event by following #IOTWORLD2016 on Twitter. Alternatively, you can contact Mike Brown on firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Research and Markets will also be in attendance at the expo. So if you have any questions for us, feel free to reach out to us on Twitter.
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