PLENARY KEYNOTES DAY 1: TUESDAY MAY 12, 2020

8:20 am

IoB Opening & Speed Geeking – a quick and painless exercise to get everyone talking!

8:30 am

Chair’s Opening Remarks

8:35 am

A 100-Year-Old Heritage Transforming into the Digital Century of IOT
When leveraging IoT and connectivity to modernize products, business models and forward internal systems, all legacy organizations face the same challenge: how do you shift the center of gravity from applications to data driven capabilities? Gain key insights from the Chief Digital Officer at GE Appliances, a Haier company, about how GEA is optimizing and building new revenue streams around connected products, and steering the technical, organizational and cultural change.
Viren Shah, Chief Digital Officer, GE Appliances

9:00 am

Building the IoT Startup: Scaling & Staying Customer Centric
What does it take to build and grow a wearable business, and where do you start? Hear how to maintain customer centricity across business, engineering and design teams, define how to approach IoT implementation from a client standpoint, and the essentials in scaling an IoT business and partner network.
Jen Thorson, Chief Operating Officer & Founder, Modjoul

9:25 am

Building City Wide: Going Smart through IoT Implementation
You don’t have a blueprint, so where do you start when it comes to ensuring that IoT projects do not just fail, but waste money?
Hear the lessons learnt, tried and tested advice around the fundamental stages and considerations for IoT implementation:
•  IT/OT - how to determine which part is IT and which is OT?
•  Connectivity: choosing the suitable option and how to connect to existing infrastructure?
•  How to ensure you have the funds to fuel ongoing projects, and scale efficiently.
•  Selecting partners and working effectively with contractors.
•  Public protection, privacy and data requirements.
Tony Batalla, CTO & Head of IT, City of San Leandro

9:50 am

INNOVATION DEN PITCH

10:00 am

Session Held for Final Keynote

10:25 am

Thinking Tables:
Join discussion groups to set your learning objectives for the next two days. Write down the three objectives you aim to achieve at IoTBuild 2020 and post it on our Targets Board.

10:50 – 11:30 am

Networking & Refreshment Break | 1-2-1 Meetings


THREE DEDICATED TRACKS OF CONTENT

11:30 am

Business Strategy Track Chair’s Open

11:35 am

PANEL DISCUSSION
From Build to Market: Technical & Business Model Considerations for Connected Products
A common view is that it is not often the technology that causes an IoT project to fail, but systems, training and culture.
Gain deep insights into the steps taken across different vertical sectors to ensure IoT projects go from pilot to profit. Hear discussion and ask questions on: •  Engaging key stakeholders
•  Employee training & inclusion
•  Building out secure, scalable and interoperable platforms
•  Partner choice
Jeff Shura, Sr. Director of Engineering, Conagra Brands

12:05 pm

Translating Technologies into Business Decisions: Where to Start & Keeping the Customer in Mind

12:30 pm

Building an Industrial Offering
With IoT comes many promises, pilots and a pick of solutions. What does it really take though to implement about shop floor, real life asset monitoring? Join to hear uses cases in data collection from the field using IoT and the Cloud, mixing 3rd party and proprietary solutions, and how to leverage data analytics to make better business decisions
Peri Subrahmanya, Product Manager, IoT, Bayer Crop Science

12:55 – 1:55 pm

Networking Lunch | 1-2-1 Meetings

INCREASING REVENUE THROUGH 5G, AI & SECURITY PRACTICES

1:55 pm

Business Strategy Track Chair’s Open

2:00 pm

5G as a Platform: Next Steps in the CTO’s Digitalization Strategy

2:25 pm

PANEL DISCUSSION
Securing Your Brand: Preventing a Security Breach When Taking a Connected Product to Market

2:55 pm

Building & Implementing Human-Machine-AI Collaborative IoT Systems Across a Multinational Company
In this session, we will discuss commercial and technical mechanisms you need to put in place across global business functions to support IoT commercial products and IoT solutions on the manufacturing floors. The talk will discuss how we can bring Humans, Machines and AI systems together to form an effective partnership. It will also cover various challenges and mechanism including technical issues, sales strategy, incentive models and partner selection to bring these systems to reality across commercial and industrial use-cases. Dr. Manish Mehta, Technical Director of Innovation, Stanley Black & Decker

3:20 – 4:00 pm

Networking Lunch | 1-2-1 Meetings

4:00 pm – 5:30pm

LEADING DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CONSULTANCY CLINICS
90-minute active learning session. Register for one of three workshop style sessions pre-event and be ready to work closely with the facilitators and like-minded peers in a classroom-style learning session on the day.

4:00 pm – 5:30pm

COCKTAILS HOUR

11:30 am

Engineering Track Chair’s Open
Benjamin Wald, Co-Founder, Very

11:35 am

PANEL DISCUSSION
Build vs. Buy: IoT Platform & Partner Choice
Peri Subrahmanya, Product Manager, IoT, Bayer Crop Science

12:05 pm

Edge vs. Cloud? Building the Infrastructure to Turn Data to Dollars

12:30 pm

New vs. Old Stack?
How do you handle legacy systems when integrating modern technology?

12:55 – 1:55 pm

Networking Lunch | 1-2-1 Meetings

INCREASING REVENUE THROUGH 5G, AI & SECURITY PRACTICES

1:55 pm

Engineering Track Chair’s Open
Benjamin Wald, Co-Founder, Very

2:00 pm

Marrying AI with The IoT Stack

2:25 pm

PANEL DISCUSSION
5G: The IoT Game Changer?Dissecting the power of network slicing, strength & security. Deep dive into 5G architectures.

2:55 pm

IoT & Device Security – What are the Things to Look Out For?
Hardware, Firmware, Software, Cloud: what do you need to do to secure the mix?

3:20 – 4:00 pm

Networking Lunch | 1-2-1 Meetings

4:00 pm – 5:30pm

AFTERNOON LF EDGE WORKSHOP
90-minute active learning session. Register for one of three workshop style sessions pre-event and be ready to work closely with the facilitators and like-minded peers in a classroom-style learning session on the day.

4:00 pm – 5:30pm

COCKTAILS HOUR

11:30 am

Design Track Chair’s Open

11:35 am

PANEL DISCUSSION
Progress & Overcoming Persistent Problems of IoT Product Development

12:05 pm

Digital + Physical Worlds Deep Dive:
Distributed systems, peculiarities of networking, diversity of interfaces & data Points

12:30 pm

Must Haves in IoT UX Design: Setting the Guidelines for Going Beyond Web & Mobile Design

12:55 – 1:55 pm

Networking Lunch | 1-2-1 Meetings

INCREASING REVENUE THROUGH 5G, AI & SECURITY PRACTICES

1:55 pm

Design Track Chair’s Open

2:00 pm

Facts Around IoT Firmware Security

2:25 pm

PANEL DISCUSSION
Exemplary Steps in Marrying AI with UX for that Personalized Product

2:55 pm

5G: Data Privacy Implications from a Product Point of View

3:20 – 4:00 pm

Networking Lunch | 1-2-1 Meetings

4:00 pm – 5:30pm

AFTERNOON DESIGN SPRINT
90-minute active learning session. Register for one of three workshop style sessions pre-event and be ready to work closely with the facilitators and like-minded peers in a classroom-style learning session on the day.

4:00 pm – 5:30pm

COCKTAILS HOUR