6-9 June, Geneva: International IoT Week
Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are automating and adding intelligence to business operations in every industry sector, driving innovation in fields spanning from energy and water management to transportation, healthcare, manufacturing and agriculture.
International IoT Week in Geneva, 6-9 June 2017, will bring together thought leaders from government, industry and academia to interrogate the challenges and opportunities emerging with the rise of IoT.
Keynote speakers at International IoT Week include:
- Nasser Al Marzouqi, Chairman of ITU-T Study Group 20 on IoT and Smart Cities
- Martin Bürki, Country Manager, Ericsson Switzerland
- Robert E. Kahn, co-inventor of the Internet Protocol and President of the Council of National Research Institutes
- Latif Ladid, President of the IPv6 Forum
- Chaesub Lee, Director of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau
- Paul Nemitz, European Commission Director for Fundamental Rights and Union Citizenship
- Benoit Revaz, Director of the Swiss Federal Office for Energy
- Vlad Mihai Trifa, Head of Digital Lab, Swisscom
- Benedetto Vigna, Executive Vice President, STMicroelectronics
- Ralf Michael Wagner, Chief Operations Officer, Data Services, Siemens
Over 200 sessions and activities will assess the latest developments in IoT, following a series of thematic tracks:
Emerging IoT research and technologies: Trends in IoT and new opportunities to build a more human-centric ICT environment by bringing greater autonomy to technologies’ interaction and decision-making.
IoT and sustainable development: IoT’s value in supporting the pursuit of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
IoT security and privacy: The pervasive character of IoT and associated challenges to the security of connected devices and the privacy of personal information.
IoT business, finance and industry 4.0: IoT’s contribution to the convergence of industry sectors and related opportunities for new partnerships, start-up innovation and more efficient manufacturing with smart robotics.
IoT platforms for smart cities: Strategies and mechanisms to assist IoT platforms in achieving greater interoperability in the context of smart cities.
Other key topics to be addressed by International IoT Week include IoT and Big Data, IoT in developing countries, e-health, smart transportation, clean energy, wearable technologies and smart agriculture.
International IoT Week will be co-located with the Global IoT Summit, an event exploring scientific publications on IoT research.