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IoT Tech Expo: The World's Largest IoT Event Arrives in the Bay Area Next Week!


SAN FRANCISCO - November 20, 2017 ( Newswire) The North America IoT event will arrive in the Bay Area next week for the final leg of the 2018 World Series. The world's largest IoT event will host over 9,000 attendees in the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA where it will be co-located with the Blockchain Expo and AI Expo. The 3 events will feature 500+ industry leading speakers sharing their experiences and knowledge on the latest technology trends and the future of these sectors, in addition to a free exhibition where you can see the latest innovations in action from over 300 companies, ranging from exciting start-ups to tech giants.

Taking place on the November 29-30, the IoT Tech Expo North America will explore the entire IoT ecosystem, and with so many unmissable sessions to cover, here's a hand-picked selection of highlights from each conference track:

Connected Industry - Keynote: Realizing the Value of IIoT

Opening the Connected Industry track, Lionel Chocron, Vice President Industry and IoT Solutions at Oracle will be asking; To what extent do you need to redesign organisations, partnerships & operations to realise the value of Industry 4.0? Chocron will be discussing how Oracle are identifying and working with new ecosystem partners and how to support your products and processes through the entire product life cycle. There will be further discussions around developing your own proprietary platforms vs working with external vendors. November 29 – 9:20am.

Data & Security - Case Study: Data Protection in USA Market

Senator Ben Kieckhefer will join the Data & Security conference track to discuss data protection in the USA. Ben Kieckhefer is the Senator of the State of Nevada and will be presenting a case study specifically focusing on North America, and the regulations governing data protection within the IoT market, both existing and future. November 29 – 4:30pm.

Developing for the IoT - Keynote Panel: Monetisation – Unlocking the revenue potential

Senior-level speakers from Wells Fargo, Visa, Geotab and Momenta Partners will be discussing different strategies to enable monetisation and achieve competitive advantage whilst asking the question; Should companies move away from one function devices? The session will explore the role of collaboration and how partnerships can help unlock revenue potential, ways in which new data sources can be utilised to provide new opportunities and what problems this may cause, before examining the different strategies for start-ups to monetise new products and move towards value based outcomes. November 30 – 2pm.

IoT Innovations & Technologies - Bluetooth Session: The Expanding Role of Bluetooth in the IoT – Bridging the Gap Between Connected Places and Smart Places

Bluetooth will host a unique series of fireside chats which will tap into some of the leading integrators, suppliers, customers and analysts to explore the impact of a newly expanded range of fit-for-purpose network topologies from Bluetooth across multiple sectors, including Smart Industry, Smart Buildings, Smart Cities, and Smart Homes. Panellists from Bluetooth, Intel, National Instruments, Aruba and more will explore how Bluetooth technology is transforming connected places into smart places. November 29 – 9:20am.

IoT in Enterprise - Keynote Panel: IoT Technologies in Enterprise

Leading speakers including Thyssenkrupp's CEO and Software AG's CTO will join the keynote panel alongside Shell, Treeline and Evans Data to discuss the impact that integrating IoT technology from wearables to smart lighting has on an enterprise, the main stakeholders affected, and what benefits can be leveraged by a business when integrating IoT. The session will explore which blue sky IoT technology could be utilised by enterprises in the future, the leaders within this field and their successes, and what regulatory and legal issues will enterprises incorporating IoT technologies have to consider in the future? November 30 – 9:50am.

Smart Transportation & Cities - Panel: Connected Spaces – using IoT for public safety and increased quality of life

Featuring CIOs from the City of Albuquerque, City of San Leandro and the County of San Mateo, this panel discussion is not to be missed. These CIOs will look at how technologies like smart phones, NFC, RFID, beacons and sensors are being utilised in cities and beyond for both increasing public safety and maximising the QOL of citizens, in addition to issues surrounding data collection from IoT projects around traffic monitoring, waste management, water metering and street lighting such as privacy, and analytics? The session will also explore the connectivity issues, the role of cloud for data storage and analytics and the factors needed to get engagement from government and citizens alike. November 30 – 3:40pm.

The co-located events will host a further 9 conference tracks covering a range of industries which are being disrupted by Blockchain and AI. These include:

Blockchain Expo – 'ICOs, Tokens & Cryptofinance', 'Blockchain for Enterprise', 'Developing Blockchain Applications', 'Blockchain Technologies' and 'Transforming Financial Services'.

AI Expo – 'AI in the Enterprise', 'AI in Consumer & Digital Transformation', 'AI for Developer's and 'Bot & Virtual Assistant Development'

There is just over a week left to register for the IoT Tech Expo North America in Santa Clara, CA and there are a range of tickets available from free passes to all-access passes to the 3 co-located events. View the ticket types and register here.

To learn more about the IoT Tech Expo World Series, visit the corresponding sites:

IoT Tech Expo North America – 29- 30 November, Santa Clara, Silicon Valley

IoT Tech Expo Global – 18– 19 April 2018, Olympia London

IoT Tech Expo Europe – 1-2 October 2018, RAI Amsterdam

For speaking, sponsorship and exhibitor enquiries please contact the team at or call on +44 (0) 117 980 9023.

About IoT Tech Expo

The IoT Tech Expo World Series ( hosts top level content and discussion, introducing and exploring the latest innovations in the Internet of Things arena. It brings together key industries including Manufacturing, Transport, Health, Logistics, Government, Energy and Automotive.


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