Industrial IoT USA

5th – 6th April 2017

Chicago USA

The series highlights the infrastructural framework required to successfully pave the way for an IoT revolution


The Event

Industrial IoT USA

5th – 6th April 2017 Chicago USA


The Industrial IoT promises to generate a new wave of technological innovation that is set to permanently redefine the current digital landscape. Pioneering businesses are connecting complex, physical machines with first-class analytics to unleash a wealth of new insights that were never before possible.

Companies are looking to leverage the Industrial IoT to reduce unplanned downtime, dramatically increase efficiency and ultimately open up a new era of economic growth and competitiveness. This Summit will bring together forward-thinking companies to pave the way for the Industrial IoT revolution.

Make the most of your 2 days!

  • Understand the key steps in starting an Industrial IoT journey for your business
  • Network with industry peers in an exclusive environment
  • Gain perspectives and updates
  • Showcase your expertise to a senior audience
What topics are you interested in learning more about at #IIoT Summit?
IoT Platforms
IoT Applications
IoT Security
Big Data (Cloud Analytics)
IoT System Integration
IoT Automation
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DAY 01  

07:30 Registration & Networking
08:30 Opening Address from the Chair
08:40 Opening Panel
Integrating Legacy Technology with the Industrial IoT

  • Data is required from legacy equipment to eliminate unplanned downtime and improve efficiencies
  • How do you create the ability to connect machinery that doesn’t contain recent connectivity technologies?
  • How economically feasible is it to integrate legacy devices with the Industrial IoT?
09:20 Presentation
What is the Value of the Industrial IoT?: Unlocking Dollars from Data

  • Understanding the recent proliferation of ‘things’ that are connected to internet
  • How can Industrial IoT impact enterprise productivity and enhance processes to create value?
  • What does the enterprise/consumer need and how can Industrial IoT meet these demands?
10:00 Networking Break: Business Card Exchange
10:40 Presentation
Industrial IoT is a Big Data Problem! Architectural Perspective for Industrial IoT

  • How do Big Data Platform and Cloud-based architecture fit with Industrial IoT
  • How to implement Big Data Analytics as integral part of Industrial IoT
  • How the Industrial IoT is driving change for Big Data Architecture and vice versa
11:20 Case Study
How Closing the Loop on an IoT Project can be the Hardest Part

  • Understand that IoT was a 25 year process in the oil field
  • What to expect when you turn on the IoT switch
  • How it’s easier to train then retrain people
  • MapReduce is great but the devil is in the detail
12:00 Platform Presentation
Cognitive IoT: Beyond Connecting Physical and Digital to Optimize Operations and Transform Industries

  • Asset intensive industries, like manufacturing and travel and transportation, have been digitizing things for years. Lower costs of sensors, lower costs of communications in combination with advances in cognitive computing have opened new horizons for these organizations, creating new opportunities to optomize operations and innovate. Many are now looking to transform the data into into meaningful  insights that help operations, manufacturing, production, maintenance, quality control and procurement to make well-informed decisions.
12:40 Seated Lunch
13:40 Presentation
Hybrid Business Models: Approaching a Product-Service Ideal

  • The Industrial IoT revolution has paved new ways for manufacturers to operate their businesses and is set to completely transform a myriad of industries
  • The emerging digital-physical blur is turning traditional industrail companies ino customer service providers
  • Companies that adopt the product-service business model are able to provice smart physical goods that are capable of producing data to help increase production and efficiency
14:20 Presentation
Will the Industrial IoT Prove to be a Hacker’s Delight?

  • What needs to be secured?
  • What kind of devices are most at risk for attack?
  • How does an external attack work?
  • What are the safety implications of the Industrial IoT?
  • Risks associated with Industrial IoT hardware
15:00 Networking Break
15:30 Presentation
Predictive Maintenance: More Reliable and Efficient Assets

  • Discover the ability to identify issues before they escalate
  • Eliminate costly maintenance routines with condition monitoring, ensuring assets and processes are running at optimum levels at all times
  • Advanced data modeling and machine learning adds new capabilities to condition monitoring, providing a wealth of information
16:10 Closing Panel
Standards and Protocols for the Industrial Internet of Things

  • Understanding that the Industrial IoT, like the internet today, will require many protocols to allow data to be analysed and acted upon in ‘Real-Time’
  • How can open data access protocols support standardization
  • Developing techniques and strategies to enable multiple protocols to work together to unleash the benefits of the Industrial IoT
17:00 Chairman’s Closing Address
17:15 Networking Drinks and Canapés
DAY 02  

08:00 Registration
08:50 Welcome Address from the Chair
09:00 Opening Panel
Internet of Threats: Securing your Industrial IoT System

  • Exploring whether the benefits of deploying Industrial IoT solutions outweigh the security risks
  • Is the industrial network architecture built with security in mind to tackle threats?
  • Best practices an organisation can take to detect and monitor threats
  • Reviewing some examples of solutions that are currently securing industrial IoT systems
09:40 Presentation
Predictive Analytics for Service: Data Mining of Machines and Systems to Ensure Operation

  • How to efficiently manage the vast volume, variety and velocity of IoT data
  • Exploring the ways analytic algorithms can be designed to extract relevant insights from Industrial IoT devices
  • Identifying the key ways in which real-time insights will transform product capabilities and redefine business models
10:20 Networking Break
11:00 Case Study
The Role IoT Played in the Digital Transformation of State of Illonois

  • IoT industry current status
  • How does that apply for the Public Sector
  • What is a Smart State and how does it use IoT?
  • What has Illinois been up to?
11:40 Presentation
The Future of the Industrial Internet of Things

  • Hear about the trends, challenges and opportunities the future holds for IoT solutions
  • Understand how how companies are using IoT to redefine their business processes and create new business opportunity
  • Get a glimpse into the future roadmap of SAP’s IoT Solutions and a brief demonstration of an IoT solution
12:20 Seated Lunch
13:20 Presentation
A Common Sense of the Connected Future: Internet of Things is now Internet of Services   

  • Understanding that the industrial internet is going to cause a huge socio-economic disruption
  • Examine the ways in which Industrial IoT will reshape our thinking about privacy, propriety and prosperity
  • Developing the concept through deliberate design to evolve, embrace, adapt and adopt global platforms of autonomy with distributed intelligence
14:00 Case Study
Advanced Monitoring and Diagnostics in the Power Industry- Extracting Value from Big Data and the IoT

  • This presentation provides an overview of the Power Optimization Center, examples of contributions to fleet operations and offers a perspective on how the internet of things is bringing about radical transformation of the electric utility industry in this age of “Big Data”.
  • The Luminant Power Optimization Center (POC) is a 24×7 fleet level diagnostic and performance support facility serving the Luminant generating fleet including nuclear, coal and gas-fired facilities. The POC also provides these services to other power plants beyond Luminant.
14:40 Refreshments & Networking
15:10 Presentation
The IoT Convergence: How IT and OT Departments Must Work Together for a Successful Industrial IoT

  • IT and OT departments need to work together for an industrial IoT system to be secure
  • Understanding the benefits of IT/OT convergence across industries
  • Limited interoperability between devices provides a significant challenge for both departments
  • How to overcome organisational differences within departments
15:50 Group Discussion
The Human Impact of the Industrial IoT

  • Industrial IoT is set to create new products, services and markets
  • Examining how the creation of hybrid industries will require new skill sets
  • Reviewing the role education plays in providing a new breed of talent required for the Industrial IoT to thrive
16:30 Chairs Closing Remarks

Steering Committee

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Official Sponsor



Vantiq Corporation was founded in 2014 by seven highly successful software professionals to address the new and complex requirements of the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is rapidly growing and evolving, with estimates of hundreds of billions of intelligent devices monitoring and eventually controlling virtually everything that exists. Vantiq believes that a new generation of software platforms is required for companies to be successful in developing mission critical IoT applications. Vantiq’s first product release occurred in 2016.

Presenting Sponsor


Advantech B+B SmartWorx

Advantech B+B SmartWorx engineers and manufactures intelligent M2M technology for industrial networks. Providing robust, reliable, sophisticated connectivity from the sensor, network edge to the network core. Seamlessly connecting multiple generations of data networking technology, from legacy serial equipment to the industrial Internet of Things. Having designed and manufactured data connectivity products for more than 30 years, B+B possesses a level of expertise that can only be acquired through experience. With an installed base in excess of 3,000,000 wired connections, 500,000 wireless connections and 400,000 connected vehicles, B+B equipment already enables millions of M2M solutions.

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With more than 420,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—and with deployments across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries, Oracle offers a comprehensive and fully integrated stack of cloud applications, platform services, and engineered systems. Leveraging Oracle’s Internet of Things Cloud Service, your business can gain new data-driven insights and actions from IoT data in order to deliver innovative new services faster than your competitors, with less risk. Securely connect, analyze, and integrate real-time IoT data, at scale, between connected devices and your enterprise applications.

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GeoConnexion International and GeoConnexion UK bring you the latest news and stories plus reports from geotechnology industries in UK, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America and Asia. Coverage of topics such as 3D Visualisation, Remote Sensing, LiDAR, Cloud, Mobile Mapping, Navigation with emphases on healthcare, public safety, retail, the environment, utilities, surveying, LBS, transport/ logistics, telecommunications and more. Keep up-to-date with Geoconnexion on twitter.

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iUeMagazine  is a venture that is an all Positive, no Gossips Media Platform that brings Inspirational News & Stories from around the globe from various dimensions & strata of society. In a nutshell, it's a delight for entrepreneurs, a vision for writers, a feast for energy seekers, a visionary platform for journalists, a pat on the back for those who struggle, a hope for readers of today & the strongest base for the future of a well-wired & positively inspired society.

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MachNation is the only insight services firm exclusively dedicated to covering the future of Internet of things (IoT) middleware, platforms, applications and services. MachNation specializes in understanding and predicting these technology sectors including their impact on digitization, hardware, communication services and support tools. MachNation specialists have provided guidance to the majority of the world’s leading IT and communications firms. MachNation serves on Cisco’s prestigious IoT World Forum Steering Committee and co-chairs the Service Provider working group within the Steering Committee.

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