Events

Sourcing IoT Technology: Software, Connectivity, Security

Date July 19, 2018
Time 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location The Westin Grand Munich
Munich, Germany

Event Detail

The London-based IMC – with 25,000 enterprise users and OEMs as members, the largest and fastest-growing organization serving the IoT sector worldwide – will hold its annual meeting in Munich this fall, with conference sessions that are free to the public. The IMC Board of Governors includes Intel, HPE, PTC, Vodafone, Tata Communications, and many more influential solutions providers, and the group invites qualified adopters of IoT technology to an afternoon of panel discussions on crucial technology topics, described below, as well as an evening networking reception with wine, beer, and canapés… There will be no charge for admission to this event, but registration is required and data will be shared among event sponsors. (seats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis)

1:00 PM - 1:30 PMRegistration

1:30 PM - 1:35 PMIMC Welcome

Keith Kreisher, Executive Director, IoT M2M Council

 

1:40 PM - 2:50 PMSourcing Software: Choosing the Right IoT Platform(s)

With an explosion in the number of software packages available for managing IoT deployments, this tutorial is designed to give you the right questions to ask potential vendors. The session will cover device management, data management & analytics, connectivity management, apps development, and security provisioning. The IMC’s template RFP document for sourcing platforms will be provided to attendees.

Moderator:

Robin Duke-Woolley, CEO, Beecham Research

Speakers:

  • Volkhard Bregulla, VP Global Sales- Manufacturing, Automotive and IoT, HPE
  • Sven Etzold, Sr Director Business Marketing, u-blox AG
  • Syed Zaeem Hosain, Chief Technology Officer, Aeris

3:00 PM - 4:10 PMChoices Proliferate for IoT Connectivity Networking

There are more networking options than ever before for connecting embedded devices in the field – from traditional cellular, to 5G, to new low-power/low-cost options, to micro satellites. This session will cover the range of options for different applications requiring a wide range of performance in terms of bandwidth, latency, geographic coverage, subscription/billing management, cost, and more.

Moderator:

Robin Duke-Woolley, CEO, Beecham Research

Speakers:

  • Romil Bahl, CEO, KORE
  • Alexander Bufalino, Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, 1NCE
  • Kim Byberg, CEO , Teleena
  • Mike Lynch, President, Micro-Ant
  • Mikael Schachne, VP Mobility & IoT Business, BICS

4:20 PM - 5:30 PMIoT Security: Patching Connected Devices in the Field

As recent denial-of-service attacks have shown, providing software updates to remote connected devices in is one of the critical issues facing large-scale proliferation. It’s particularly important in high-value applications like autonomous driving and asset-tracking, and national governments are even offering prizes for solutions. This session will look at the landscape for updating deployed devices.

Moderator:

Keith Kreisher, Executive Director, IoT M2M Council

Speakers:

  • Sara Brown, VP Marketing, Multi-Tech Systems
  • Philippe Fremont, Vice President, AVNET
  • Engin Gümüsel, Technical Sales Engineer, EMEA, DIGI International
  • Anna Stergioula, Technical Account Director, Pod Group

5:30 PM - 7:00 PMNetworking Reception