Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

IIoT Infrastructure Conference @ Hannover Messe

IoT M2M Council (IMC) presents...

IIoT Infrastructure Conference

@ Hannover Messe

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 12:30 to 19:00
Hannover Messe Conference Center, Room Bonn
Attendance is free to all Hannover Messe ticket holders

The IMC, the largest organization dedicated to the IoT sector with 25,000 enterprise users and OEMs as members, will present an afternoon of panel discussions at Hannover Messe International (HMI) on the most important practical issues facing IIoT deployments today. Attendees can register for the conference free-of-charge, and panel sessions will conclude with a networking reception. The conference will be held in English, without acompaning translation.


13:00 - Session 1:
Connectivity Choices that Fit Applications
There have always had choices for connecting industrial devices, but service providers are offering more tailored solutions than ever before. Two examples: low-cost, low-power wireless connectivity can save money and increase life-cycles, while micro-satellites could change the face of ubiquitous coverage.


Pierce Owen, Principal Analyst, ABI Research


Kim Bybjerg, VP IoT & Mobility, Tata Communications
Martin Kaufmann, Senior Director Vendor Management, Inmarsat
Didrik Moe, Int. Bus. Dev. Global IoT, BICS
Myriam Recha, Director Fixed Access and Video/TV Engineering, Vodafone

14:30 - Session 2:
Control Hardware Evolves at the Edge
Increased computing power at the network’s edge is bringing myriad advantages, making predictive maintenance and AI tenable for remote, industrial applications. This session will cover the breadth of the edge, from intelligent actuators/sensors, through data aggregation, into edge IT pre-processing.


Keith Kreisher, Executive Director, IoT M2M Council


Sara Brown, VP of Marketing, Multi-Tech Systems
Andreas Burghart, Principal Solution Sales Engineer, Digi International
David DeLaRosa, VP, deviceWISE Industry 4.0, Telit
Matthias Roese, Chief Technologist - Mfg, Auto and IoT

16:00 - Session 3:
Sourcing IIoT Software Platforms
There has been an explosion in the number of options for software that manages IIoT deployments, and this session will use the template RFP created by the IMC as its guide. This session will cover device management, connectivity management, ERP/CRM software integration, analytics, security, and more.


Robin Duke Woolley, CEO & Founder, Beecham Research


Syed Zaeem Hosain, Chief Technical Officer, Aeris Communications
Jan Metzner, EMEA Specialist Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services
Fred Yentz, CEO, Telit IoT Platforms

17:30 - Networking Reception
Network with the IoT industry’s leading experts over beer, wine and canapés. Amazon Web Services (AWS) booth in Hall 6, F46

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