Internet of Things World to cover IoT, AI, blockchain, security and more

Rebecca Gibson
Rebecca Gibson
By Rebecca Gibson on 23 March 2017
Internet of Things World to cover IoT, AI, blockchain, security and more

Internet of Things World, the world’s largest internet of things (IoT )conference and expos, will take place 16-18 May at the Santa Clara Convention Center in California, US.

Internet of Things World will bring together the most innovative technology providers with IoT end users from the enterprise, industry and consumer spaces. It will address the IoT opportunity across multiple verticals including smart cities, manufacturing, supply chain, healthcare, smart home, aviation and connected/autonomous transportation. Key topics will include data analytics and artificial intelligence, security and privacy, blockchain and the complex IoT platform ecosystem.

This year, the conference is set to welcome more than 11,000 attendees, 400 speakers, 250 exhibitors and 300 IoT start-ups. It will be co-located with Connected & Autonomous Vehicles, covering the entire IoT industry in one event.

Some this year’s conference speakers include Arlette Hart, CISO at the FBI; Andreas Schierenbeck, CEO of ThyssenKrupp Elevator; Derek Myers, group director of channel strategy and development at Coca-Cola; Prith Banerjee, executive vice president and CTO at Schneider Electric Robert Rencher, senior systems engineer at Boeing.

“Behind the hype, solid progress is being made on a number of IoT technologies, tools and business models, setting the scene for significant evolution of the IoT in 2017,” said Gavin Whitechurch, founder of Internet of Things World.“This innovation will result in a supercharged workforce, paying less for smarter operations and fast innovation. At Internet of Things World we help executives understand how the IoT will impact their businesses, as well as offer the best platform for connecting senior level, passionate technology professionals with solutions providers.”

Attendees will have access to two days of expert insights, case studies and more technical deep-dive content, including admission to the IoT Developer Stage and Ecosystem Center Stage.

Microsoft will be one of the main sponsors for the event.

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