BLN IoT Forum 2016 Programme. #IoT16

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Two Days. Keynotes. Round Tables. Case Studies. Demonstrations. Quality Networking. Exhibition. Ones to Watch. Problem Solving.

5th Internet of Things Forum Programme – 9th-10th March 2016, Cambridge, England

We’re working on the Final Programme for IoT Forum 2016 to make sure that we showcase the very best ideas in a fast moving space. Sessions subject to change – get in touch if you have something brilliant to say.

This year’s provisional programme, day by glorious day…


Day One, 9th March 2016

08:00: Registration, Coffee, Exhibition

09:00: Conference Opens – Welcome and Introduction – Mark Littlewood, IoT Forum

09:10: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – IoT’s All About the DataAndy Stanford-Clark, IBM

09:40: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – How Does a Mega-Project Planned 10 Years Ago Use Ideas That Weren’t Invented? – Marie Gilmour, Crossrail

10:00: Ones to Watch – Atooma, Matrix, SPARKL, Aiseedo

10:30: Networking Coffee Break and Exhibition

11:00: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – The Near Future for Connected Transport – from Self-Driving Cars to the Hyperloop, Professor John Miles, Cambridge University 

11:30: Discussion – How Can We Make Consumers Want a Smart Home? Colin Howlett, Andrea Cantone, Jon Carter, Hermione Crease

12:10: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – Regulation – what is it good for? Absolute Innovation – Paul Egan, Digital Catapult

12:30: Networking Lunch Break and Exhibition

14:00: Demonstration and Q&A – Holey Maloley, That IoT Kettle is Leaking Everywhere! –  Ken Munro, Pen Test Partners

14:45: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – Why are Smart Gateways & the Blockchain Important in the Internet of Things? – Charalampos Doukas, ICT 30 AGILE

14:55: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – Carrier Partnering as a Route to Recurring Revenue, Phani Pandrangi, Kii

15:10: Networking Coffee Break and Exhibition

15:40: Talk, Case Study, Q&A- Building and Selling the Business Case for IoT, Richard Sims, TTP

15.55: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – A Fresh Approach to Making Innovation Work in a Megacorp,  Richard Browning, BP

16:10: Talk, Case Study, Q&A –Internet enabled door security: Unlocking New Business Models in a 150 year old business, – Mike Hogg, Zuhlke

16:25: Ones to Watch – Simprints, Xmetrics, Omnisense, Metonymy, Sansible Wearables

17:00: Wrap Up – Day One

18:00: Pub Discussion and IoT Meetup


Day Two, 10th March 2016

8:00: Registration, Coffee, Exhibition

9:00: Conference Opens – Welcome and Introduction – Mark Littlewood, IoT Forum

09:10: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – What Problems Will a New Generation of Consumers, Makers & Doers Solve With IoT?Alison Vincent, Cisco

09:40: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – Consumers Don’t Buy IoT So How Can We Sell It Into Mainstream? – Nick Lansley, ex Tesco Labs and Lansley Innovation

10:10: Ones to Watch – enModus, Audio Analytic, Y-Cam, Boldmind

10:30: Networking Coffee Break and Exhibition

11:00: Discussion – We Don’t Need More Sensors, Just Better Data AnalysisAndy Stanford-Clark, Pedro Baiz, Berenice Mann, Jeremy Green

11:40: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – Can IoT Save the High Street? – Eva Pascoe, The Retail Practice

12:10: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – We Need Aspirins, not Vitamins, to Fund Smart Cities.  – Daniel Clarke, Cambridgeshire County Council

12:30: Networking Lunch Break and Exhibition

14:00: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – In the Jaguar Filled Jungle, Small Cats Can Still Thrive – Alexandra Willard, Taurus Consulting

14:20: Discussion – Innovate or Deliberate? Will Corporates Ever Adopt IoT Successfully?Hugo Fiennes, Pilgrim Beart, Alison Vincent & Richard Browning

15:05: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – The Internet of DugongsSimon Hodgkinson, Smart Earth Network

15:15 Networking Coffee Break and Exhibition

15:45: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – IoT – You’re Doing it All Wrong! – Craig Hollingworth, Concirrus

16:00: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – Low-Cost, Fast-to-Market Paths to Scale Hardware Products – Francois Fortun, Premier Farnell

16:15: Talk, Case Study, Q&A – Lessons from a Living Lab – Geoff McCormick, The Alloy

16:35: Ones to Watch – Atooma, SAM Labs, Senseye, Konnektis

17:00: Wrap Up – Day Two

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