IoT Evolution Expo Announces a Conference Program Focused on Educating the Enterprise

By IoTEvolutionWorld News September 27, 2017

Leading IoT event explores Smart Cities, IoT Health, Industrial IoT, Business Intelligence, Enterprise Operations, fog computing, Security, LoRA and more

Trumbull, CT – September 27, 2017 – TMC and Crossfire Media today announced the conference program for the 19th IoT Evolution Conference and Expo being held January 22-25, 2018 at Disney’s Contemporary Orlando, Florida. Show after show, IoT Evolution Expo has proved to be leading educational and networking forum for the enterprise looking to understand how to develop and implement IoT solutions that drive measurable results and business transformation. This year the conference will expand to include three new collocated events, IoT Evolution Healthcare, The Smart City Event and the Industrial IoT Conference.

“IoT is everywhere!  While the industry continues to expand and advance in new markets, the basic building blocks of IoT are yet to be optimized.  At IoT Evolution we are privileged to have with us thought leaders from key markets to highlight the explosive opportunities.” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, IoT Evolution.

The full IoT Evolution agenda includes 3 collocated events, 2 certifications, 2 preconference workshops, 3 tracks, special general sessions, powerful keynotes, Battle of the Platforms, Business Impact Awards, networking events, a robust exhibit floor and so much more.

The Conference Program Includes:

Keynote Presentations:

  • Gary Davis, Chief Consumer Security Evangelist, McAfee
  • Rhonda Dirvin, Director, IoT and Embedded, ARM
  • Dipti Vachani, VP Internet of Things Group, Intel
  • Veeru Ramaswamy, Vice President, Watson IoT Platform, IBM

Special Panel Discussions:

  • Analyze This
  • Money Matters
  • Women in IoT
  • IoT Security Strategies

IoT Security Certification:

  • IoT Security Basics
  • IoT Blockchain Strategies
  • Device Security

IoT Certification:

  • Managing IoT Partners and Competitors
  • Developing IoT Reseller and VAR Relationships
  • Supporting the Developer Community

LoRA Workshop:

  • Introduction to LoRAWAN
  • Narrowband (and CAT M1) versus LoRa
  • LoRa Case Studies

Fog Computing Workshop:

  • Introduction to FOG
  • Edge Management and the Fog Framework
  • Multi-dimensional Scalability using Fog Computing

Business Intelligence and Analytics track:

  • Making Sense of Data Streams
  • The Analytics of Things
  • Measuring Success with Real Results
  • Analytics: Going Beyond Gathering to Finding Value
  • Big Data, Big Lakes, Bad Decisions
  • Fog Computing: Analytics and Processing at the Edge
  • Horizontal vs. Vertical Analytics

IoT Security track:

  • Role Based Access Control
  • IoT Sensors: Hardened and Tested
  • IoT - The S is for Security
  • Asset Management & Surveillance
  • Avoiding the IoT Zombie Apocalypse
  • The Birds of a Feather Security Q&A

IoT Enterprise Operations track:

  • Using Market Research to Guarantee Success
  • Planning Field Deployments
  • Bluetooth 5: One PAN to Rule Them All
  • Building IoT Success
  • Offshore Energy Harvesting
  • Agricultural IoT: Managing Earth, Wind and Water
  • Finding the Answers at the Edge
  • How Smart Lighting Headaches are Delaying IoT

The Smart City Event:

  • Planning for Smart, Safe & Secure Cities
  • Smart Phones, Smart Citizens and the Social Good
  • Clean Water and Other Utilities
  • Commuting Delays with Smart Traffic
  • Smart City Success Stories
  • The Whole City is Watching?
  • FirstNet: Getting Answers to Manage Crisis
  • Sustainability & Clean Air

Industrial IoT Conference:

  • IoT on the Factory Floor
  • The Industrial Internet Security Concerns
  • Trustworthy Endpoints
  • The IIC Testbeds: Proving the Value of IIoT
  • Putting a Framework on Connectivity Requirements
  • IIoT and AI: Thinking Linking Things
  • Blockchain in the Supply Chain

IoT Evolution Healthcare:

  • Collecting data to improve outcomes
  • Smarter ER
  • Caring for the Elderly with IoT
  • Pharma: IoT for science/research
  • Telemedicine and Remote patient monitoring
  • Insurance: IoT for Risk Management
  • Patient Registration/Data collection
  • Reducing Malpractice suits
  • Healthcare As a Service: How to evolve the industry away from ownership and into service
  • Data analytics for medical professionals
  • Finding profits through efficiencies of IoT
  • OEM: What do Healthcare professionals and Centers need from you, and how you can embed that knowledge into your solutions
  • Better collaboration/consultation with IoT
  • HIMSS/Privacy in IoT Healthcare

More information on IoT Evolution Healthcare, additional IoT keynotes, speakers and sessions will be added to the website daily. Please check back for frequent updates here.

IoT Evolution Expo is supported by Diamond Sponsor Cradlepoint, Gold Sponsors IBM and Ingenu and Corporate sponsor Tellient.

Registration for IoT Evolution Expo is now open. For more information, contact Scott Kargman. For media registration, contact Jessica Seabrook. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages should contact Dave Rodriguez at 203.852.6800 ext. 146 or Maureen Gambino 203-852-6800 x 109.

For the latest IoT Evolution Expo news, updates and information, follow the event on Twitter at @IoTEvolution.

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About Crossfire Media

Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

Media and Analyst Contact:

Jessica Seabrook             

Marketing Director

203.852.6800 ext.170

[email protected]

Edited by Ken Briodagh
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