5th IoT Global Innovation Forum

SGO to Host 5th Annual IoT Global Innovation Forum

Effectively implementing Internet of Things technologies and advanced analytics represents a trillion-dollar opportunity for organizations worldwide, however successful adoption involves an end-to-end, holistic approach, affecting practically every aspect of traditional business operations.

Now is the time for companies to evaluate their IoT strategies, draw upon lessons learned to date from across sectors, and position themselves for success going forward.

The 5th IoT Global Innovation Forum, on July 28-29, 2021 features two days of online networking and information sharing at the IoT cutting edge. This fifth edition brings together leading innovators, business executives and industry professionals to examine the latest advances and applications for commercial and industrial end users across sectors within the emerging Internet of Things ecosphere.

Confirmed speakers to date include:

Dr. Robert B. Cohen, Senior Fellow, Economic Strategy Institute

Charles C. Byers, Associate Chief Technology Officer, Industrial Internet Consortium

Stephen Mellor, Chief Technical Officer, Industrial Internet Consortium

Lisa Brown, Senior Director for Municipal Infrastructure and Smart Communities, Johnson Controls

Ken Figueredo, IoT Eco-System Strategy and Standardization, Convida Wireless

William L. Yan, President of Americas, AVSystem

Paul Golata, Senior Technology Specialist, Mouser Electronics

Mike McCamon, Executive Director, NFC Forum

Sam Colley, CEO, Pod Group

Livia Rosu, President, HomeGrid Forum

Helmut Adamski, CEO & Chairman, IP500 Alliance

Benno Ritter, Representative in North America, IP500 Alliance

Ron Brash, Director-Cyber Security Insights, Verve

Mike Ressler, CTO, Diamond Kinetics

François Baldassari, Founder & CEO, Memfault

“This is a great opportunity for IoT technology implementors to network and share notes about what is working and what is not in the industrial IoT space,” says Daniel Coran, program manager for the Forum.  “It is a focused event in which to network with senior-level peers one-on-one and refine strategies for maximizing IoT ROI.”

Topics to be covered during this two-day, in-depth networking Forum include:

  • Architectures for IoT pervasive sensing and data sharing
  • IoT interoperability and integration
  • 5G networks, edge computing and next-gen IoT services
  • Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and IoT applications
  • Ensuring data security and privacy
  • Big Data analytics for IoT applications: arriving at value
  • Blockchain and IoT
  • Emerging smart building and smart city applications
  • Smart grid and energy efficiency applications
  • Market forecasts and international trends
  • Case studies and lessons learned to date

Event partners for the Forum include the Industrial Internet Consortium, IIoT World, IoTNOW, TelcoProfessionals, HomeGrid Forum, Juniper Research, Tractica, the ZigBee Alliance, Connected Vehicle Trade Association, NFC Forum, OASIS, Machina Research, Berg Insight, Machnation, HomePlug Alliance, CitiesToday, Manufacturing Tomorrow, Haptic R&D Consulting, Mind Commerce, UMTS Forum, and Business Cloud News.

“For companies looking to make industrial applications of IoT pay off, this is a unique chance to learn directly from the leaders,” Coran says. “The insights shared and lessons learned are invaluable.”

Registration is currently open at http://iotgif.com/register.htm.  A special discount of 15% can be obtained by entering SGO15 when registering online.

The  Forum is organized by the the Smart Grid Observer, an online information portal and weekly e-newsletter serving the global smart energy industry. The publication serves a global readership of executives and practitioners in the electric power generation, transmission, and distribution industry. To sign up for a free subscription, visit www.smartgridobserver.com.