The leading IoT event series is returning to the Santa Clara Convention Center, Silicon Valley on November 28-29, and the 2018 edition is set to be the biggest yet!
Attracting C-Level Executives from across the board, the event will bring together 13,000 attendees to explore the entire ecosystem across 4 co-located events covering IoT, Cyber Security, Cloud, Blockchain, AI and Big Data. Over the two days there will be 24 conference tracks, with 500+ industry leading speakers sharing their use-cases and experiences. In addition to the expert discussions, the event will host an exhibition of 350+ companies showcasing the latest technology and innovations.
Here are just 7 of the free aspects at the event which you can get involved with:
1. 4 co-located events
The IoT Tech Expo is co-located with the AI & Big Data Expo, Blockchain Expo and Cyber Security & Cloud Expo, allowing attendees to explore these key technologies in 1 place and discover how the convergence of these areas is powering the future of enterprise technology.
2. The vast exhibition showcasing the latest tech
With 350+ exhibitors, including a dedicated innovation zone, you will see the technologies in action, from bots to drones, connected home devices to machine learning, AI to wearables.
Your Free Expo Pass will provide access to 10 conference tracks; Developing for the IoT, Smart Buildings & Infrastructure, IoT Innovations & Technologies, Innovations & Investors Zone, Data Analytics for AI & IoT, Blockchain Technologies, Developing Blockchain Applications, Developing AI Technologies, Blockchain for Business and Developing Cloud Security Solutions.
4. Keynote Panel: Strategies for Funding Your IoT Idea
Within the ‘IoT Innovations & Technologies’ conference, senior-level speakers from Procter & Gamble, Ford, 151 Advisors and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will be discussing the role of investment in driving innovation and competition within the IoT ecosystem. This session will analyse the IoT start-up global landscape, how new businesses are entering the market, compare funding strategies and discuss new ways to fund IoT projects through decentralised funding and much more. November 29 – 12:20pm.
5. Keynote: Leading the way into the new era of IoT analytics with AI
Businesses today are looking to leverage all types of data to promote a data-driven decision-making culture for their customers as well as own organizations. Specifically, in the IoT domain, the amount of data being generated from sensors, devices, equipment, and infrastructure is on a very rapid incline. As a result, there is a tremendous need for the use of analytics algorithms and methodologies along with embedded AI to tackle, understand, and process IoT data to derive meaningful business insights. This session will host Juthika Khargharia, the principal solutions architect at SAS to discuss the key aspects of AI as it pertains to IoT and a few customer stories across these domains. Data Analytics for AI & IoT – November 28, 10:30am.
6. Keynote Panel: Smart Structures, Intelligent Buildings and Factories
Attend the ‘Smart Buildings & Infrastructure’ conference to explore the benefits of intelligent buildings and the role of smart lighting, temperature, security systems and more in addition to process automation and new factory concepts enabled by the Industrial Internet. Senior speakers from ARM, Advantech, Navigant and KMC Controls will share their thoughts on November 28 at 9:50am.
7. US. Dept of Homeland Security: Cyber security posture – how good is your overall cybersecurity strength?
Hala Furst, Director of cybersecurity and innovation at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security will be discussing the benefits of taking a holistic approach to cyber security, and how it improves the strength of your organisation’s cyber security, in addition to examining policies, procedures and control mechanisms of different hardware, software, & cloud solutions. How can you measure the other aspects of your overall security offering – including practices, processes, and the human behaviour? Developing Cloud Security Solutions – November 29, 9:50am.