IoT Tech Expo

The IoT Tech Expo North America 2016, which is taking place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley will open its doors from 8:30am on October 20th for two days of top level content, discussion, case studies, networking, live demo’s and more.

There are plenty of dynamic panel discussions over across the two days covering the entire IoT ecosystem and here are just a few snapshots of the key verticals the expo covers.

2pm, October 20th, Connected Industry track.

Join representatives from EDF Energy, Convetit, Clearblade and Momenta Partners to discuss digital labour, new factory concepts, and a manufacturing model that uses the full capabilities of the IIoT.

10.50am, October 20th, Connected Services track.

CRC Farm Bureau, Aite and Acord get together with other insurance innovators to discuss how to drive more customer value through IoT innovation, the importance of data transparency and importantly – what can the insurance industry learn from other industries’ IoT experience?

12pm, October 21st, Wearables track.

Where do wearables go next? Speakers from YouGov US, Lumo and Sensoria discuss the convergence of sport and tech, the latest in smart fabrics and examine the challenges and future connectivity.

4.10pm, October 21st, Connected Living track.

Innovators from GeoTab and Navigant join speakers from Ford, Renault and Panasonic to detail all the latest developments in the IoT automotive space. They’ll discuss immediate issues such as progress in vehicle design alongside more fundamental questions of how we will perceive mobility in the future, and what the IoT means for the future of the transport ecosystem.

2.30pm, October 21st, Data & Security track.

Experts from both public and private sector join forces to discuss the security challenges of IoT development, addressing the risks of Big Data and the importance of balancing privacy and data utility. An essential topic in the progression of internet of Things exploration.

10.40am, October 21st, Connected Industry track.

Representatives from WirePas, Synapse, Harbor Research and Caterpillar come together to discuss the challenges, opportunities and evolution of heavy industry and the IIoT. What new tools and systems are enabling digitalisation? How far have we come and much further can we go? Come along to find out all the answers.

4pm, October 20th, Smart Cities track.

Speakers from Xaptum, Centrica, Wi-Sun Alliance and Schneider Electric talk smart grids, business strategies for energy efficiency and public-private partnerships. This panel provides the link between enterprise, government and energy to drive home the importance of how open, networked cities can benefit everyone from citizens to multinationals.

12.30pm, October 20th, Connected Services track.

Speakers from Softbank Robotics, Leantegra, ABI Research and Bloomingdales/Macy’s discuss the evolution of IoT in retail, how this affects the customer relationship and what part other areas such as wearables and NFC might play in furthering the future of retail in the physical and digital spheres.

There’s so much more to see, but drop in on any of these and you’ll be sure to get energised for your own journey of IoT discovery at the expo.

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