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IOT360 Preliminary Agenda for 28-29 October

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        General Track            Technologies Opportunities & developments           Impact Community Partnering & Brokering           Projects Exhibition and Showcasing  

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Registration & get together

Opening under the Italian-EU presidency (MIUR)Speakers:
- EC Speaker
- MIUR Speaker
- IoT360 Steering Committee Speaker

Keynote speaker: Jan FärjhVice President Head of Standardization and Industry at Ericsson
Entering The Networked Society introduce many challenges but even more opportunities for our industry. In the future, when everyone and everything is connected, the demand on the network for the Networked society will increase. The mobile communication systems will become very powerful systems catering millions of different applications to billions of users and different devices. To provide access to information and sharing of data anywhere, anytime for anyone and anything will continue to put higher demand on features such as capacity, coverage, flexibility and quality. The growth of Mobile Broadband and an environment for open innovation will provide systems that can deliver services and applications with high quality to many different industry segments. The network will provide connectivity for a large variety of devices with different requirements. Flexibility to introduce new application and network services will be key as well as handling different requirements in an efficient way will be required going forward. In this talk an overview of what currently is happening in our industry, a vision of the future and some important technical challenges will be presented.Q&A

Coffee break

IOT Outlook and Ambitions
- Maurizio Dècina – Professor of the Politecnico di Milano – Italy
- Radu Popescu-Zeletin – Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS) – Germany
- Alex Jinsung Choi – Executive Vice President and Head of ICT R&D Division of SK Telecom – South Korea
- Roberto Minerva – Head of Innovative Architectures at Telecom Italia’s Future Centre & Leader of the IEEE IoT Initiative – ItalyItalyQ&A

“From Idea To Market in IOT”
Introduction to the Community portal and its services introducing the concept (with special focus on the Virtual Accelerator)
Assaf Mendelson (TBC)


IOT Parallel Sessions

Technologies Opportunities & developmentsPanel discussion on Horizontal Vs. Vertical IoT SolutionsIn recent times we have seen a substantial increase of fully vertical IoT solutions that exploit on one side availability of low-cost sensors and on the other existing platforms for smart-devices apps creation. While this is a concrete sign of the available IoT business opportunities, it is also starting to cause concerns and frustration from end-users willing to personalise their IoT applications and interoperate sensors and devices available from different vendors. At the same time we are seeing companies investing in more platform oriented solutions, targeting these more creative users or system integrators. The panel will discuss pros and cons of these different approaches to commercialisation of existing IoT-related technologies.Speakers:
- Prof Mischa Dohler – Head, Centre for Telecom Research, Chair Professor, King’s College London
- Usman Haque – Founder of Patchube, Xively (tbc)
- SmartThings.com CTO (tbc)
- Sen.Se CTO (tbc)
Impact Community Partnering & BrokeringPanel – IP in IOT in the EU – Where to? Find out what is the direction of supporting patents and patent protection in the realm of IOT in Europe and the rest of the world.Moderator:
- Top IP Lawyer (tbc)
- EC member (tbc)
- Laws firms (tbc)
- Open platforms supporter (tbc)
Projects Exhibition and ShowcasingProjects Exhibition and Showcasing

Coffee break

Parallel Sessions

Technologies Opportunities & developmentsPresentation: Open hardware solutions – Case StudiesThe key to unlocking innovation potential resides into the freedom to tailor what can be done with the hardware that the users (or apps on their behalf) would like to control. This session will present few case-studies enabled by the availability of open-hardware solutions such as Arduino and OpenPicus Flyports.Speakers:
- Massimo Banzi – Arduino (tbc)
- Claudio Carnevali – OpenPicus
- speaker from Makers community (tbc)
Impact Community Partnering & BrokeringBrokerage Event based on collaborative matchingFind your partner – set up a 10 minutes meeting with potential partners, co-founders, partners and colleagues from industry and academy (Setup done via the EAI360 platform), participants have a detailed agenda on whom to meet where
Projects Exhibition and ShowcasingProjects Exhibition and Showcasing

IOT360 Networking Reception and Dinner
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Registration & get together

Keynote speaker: Gabi ZodikIBM MobileFirst Research Global Leader.
Open Discussion session
MobileFirst – Mobile Development & Runtime Challenges for Today and Tomorrow
The large variety of heterogeneous platforms, form factors, native vs. hybrid applications are among the many challenges associated with developing and managing mobile applications. This challenge is further intensified by omni-channel requirements, which are driving the need for businesses to present customers with a single, transparent system—rather than multiple channels with separate inventory, processing, and delivery systems.
This talk introduces new technologies from IBM and IBM Research that tackle these hurdles and address the entire application lifecycle. These innovations include: tools that help non-programmers create mobile applications, advanced services for functional and performance testing, security analysis and certification, and application usability and usage analytics. This technology transformation underlines the need for new middleware capabilities that are delivered as Mobile Back-end as a Service (MBaaS). These services can include capabilities such as location, push notification, cloud code, and data synchronization; all these can be delivered as part of a comprehensive API management system. In addition we shall cover how in some cases secure connectivity is needed from System of Engagements to System of Records. We shall also present novel technologies that allow a progressive move from Web technologies such as JSP to gradually move to Mobile, leveraging these past investments.
In addition to platform challenges, this talk shares a peek at some new mobile solutions, including advanced authentication services, augmented reality, predictive analytics in the context of mobile, urban mobility, education, healthcare, patient centered care, and more.
Projects Exhibition and ShowcasingProjects Exhibition and Showcasing

Funding panel with VC’s and crowd-funding expertsWays of funding IOT ventures – angels, VC’s, equity-based crowd fundingModerator:
- European Commission (tbc)
- Marco Annunziata – Chief Economist, General Electric – USA (tbc)
- 1 VC (tbc)
- 1 Crowd Funding Expert – Dan Marom (tbc)
Projects Exhibition and ShowcasingProjects Exhibition and Showcasing

Coffee break

IOT Parallel Sessions

Technologies Opportunities & developmentsSession: consensus building in IoT: standardization and interoperabilityThe Internet of Things is hailed as a key enabler for our future ICT applications and services in various domains. While there is no doubt that we are witnessing a rapid increase of connected objects and associated applications, there is also a great variety of ways to interact with these objects (wireless technologies, protocols, APIs etc.) which is holding up the real IoT potential everybody talks about. This session will illustrate some of the key issues that need solving for ensuring consensus building in IoT and how to foster interoperability between objects across different applications through the use of standardised or standardisable solutions.Speakers:
- Dr. Richard Mark Soley – The Object Management Group (OMG),Director Industrial Internet Consortium
- OGC Chair (tbc)
- Levent Gurgen – Coordinator of ClouT project https://clout-project.eu/
Impact Community Partnering & BrokeringOverall presentation of Community portal servicesSpeakers:
- Assaf Mendelson – Managing Partner, EAI Community Portal (tbc)
Projects Exhibition and ShowcasingProjects Exhibition and Showcasing

Working Lunch

IOT Parallel Sessions

Technologies Opportunities & developmentsPanel discussion: Big Industry Players and their Approach to IOTIoT has been hailed as one technology that has the potential to address many of the challenges we face in terms of making our planet more sustainable with regards to reducing carbon emissions and optimising usage of resources such as energy, water etc. In this context the role of big industry players is paramount due to the wide reach of their operations for scope and number of customers involved. This panel will shed more light on how prominent industry organisation are riding the IoT innovation wave to improve their balance sheet while producing solutions that address many of the big challenges we face.Speakers:
- Jens Oberländer – Vattenfall Netzinnovationen (tbc)
- Bernd Heinrichs – Managing Director Borderless Networks, Cisco, Central Europe
- Gabi Zodik, IBM – MobileFirst Research Global Leader
- Juanjo Hierro Sureda – Telefonica
Community Partnering & BrokeringIoT opportunities in Horizon 2020Speakers:
- Luigi Telesca – Chief Operating Officer, CREATE-NET
Projects Exhibition and ShowcasingProjects Exhibition and Showcasing

Coffee Break

IOT Parallel Sessions

Technologies Opportunities & developmentsPanel discussion: Privacy, security and societal implications of IOTDue to its high-granularity monitoring capability, the Internet of Things has a potentially disruptive impact on our future social lives. Similarly to the amount of innovation and value social networks have brought into the Internet of People domain, it is expected that connecting objects and things surrounding people will create an unprecedented wave of new applications and services. While technology drive and scope behind IoT is by now well understood, the societal impact of such potentially invasive monitoring has yet to be fully researched and analysed. In this session we will look at the societal implications of IoT based solutions and what potential pitfalls (from a societal acceptance point of view) need to be factored in while thinking of commercialising new ideas in this exciting domain.Speakers:
- Prof. Dr. Ing. Jochen Schiller – FU Berlin (tbc)
- Prof Dame Wendy Hall – University of Southampton (tbc)
- Francesca Bria - Nesta Senior Project Lead in the Nesta Innovation Lab
- Gian Marco Baldini – (JRC) Security expert and IERC AC leader
Impact Community Partnering & BrokeringProposal building Workshop: How to build a successful proposals and partnership for H2020Speakers:
- Radu Popescu-Zeletin – Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems (FOKUS) – Germany
Projects Exhibition and ShowcasingProjects Exhibition and Showcasing

Award CeremonyAnnouncing the winners and giving prizes.
(Best Exhibit award [money] and Winner of the Accelerator Program) and demo of their products/projects

Wrap up and closing speech



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