Industrial IoT USA

18th – 19th April 2018

Chicago USA

The third annual event in a global series highlighting the digital transformation taking place across industry and will allow attendees to learn from pioneering leaders in the field, showcase best practice and benchmark their approach with peers. Don’t miss out – enquire today!

Qatalyst Global is a senior-level Cyber Security Summit and Industrial IoT Summit provider. CS4CA Summit

The Event

Industrial IoT USA

18th – 19th April 2018Chicago

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 from the Manufacturing, Energy and Transportation Industries to pave the way for the Industrial IoT revolution.

This IIoT Summit is highly content driven, with an incredibly low vendor:delegate ratio, allowing for intimate networking opportunities for every attendee. Each attendee is encouraged to interact via round table discussions, ‘speed dating networking’ and sit down meals.

With an extensively researched agenda, tailored to industry specific requirements by a steering committee of industry experts, attendees can expect the most up to date topics to be addressed and grasp a real understanding of key issues within their industry.

Qatalyst Global is a senior-level Cyber Security Summit and Industrial IoT Summit provider. CS4CA Summit

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
Qatalyst Global is a senior-level Cyber Security Summit and Industrial IoT Summit provider. CS4CA Summit


DAY 01  
18 April 2018
8:00 AM Registration
8:50 AM Opening Address from the Chairman
9:00 AM Opening Panel
What Should the Business Model Look Like for your IIoT Transformation

  • How to design an IoT roadmap that meets your business needs and who needs to be involved?
  • Introducing this new software culture as seamlessly as possible
  • What are the current drivers for adoption and how can you measure their success?
  • How is data ethics shaping your strategy?
9:40 AM Keynote
The Challenges of Developing and Deploying Mission-Critical IIoT systems

  • Creating functional systems that integrate with IT and OT departments
  • Developing and deploying systems at higher levels of abstraction
  • Building in security at all levels
  • Keeping humans involved with operational IIoT systems
  • How is data ethics shaping your strategy?
10:20 AM Morning Refreshments and Speed Networking
11:00 AM Keynote
Bridging the Gap between IT & OT: How the Convergence of IT / OT Contributes to Smarter Asset Performance

  • What is the convergence of IT / OT?
  • IIoT projects need to think beyond the cloud to deliver results
  • Real world use cases in the renewable energy sector
11:40 AM Platform
Securing Critical Infrastructure and IoT

  • The definition of critical infrastructure
  • The responsibility the private sector plays in protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure
  • How IoT is amplifying the scope of critical infrastructure
11:50 AM Keynote
Thinking Holistically about Industrial IoT

  • Successful projects must consider all aspects of the journey or overhyped claims can surround it
  • Planning so that expectation matches reality
  • IoT implementation is expected to ‘close the loop’
12:30 PM Seated Lunch hosted by Vantiq
1:30 PM Case Study
Leveraging IIoT to revolutionize Process Safety Management: A New Best Practice in the 21st Century

  • Leveraging IIoT in highly hazardous plants to reduce human factors for revolutionary results
  • Implementing robust sensor networks to make commodity equipment process-aware
  • Managing increased sensory information and data to provide real-time intelligence in risk-based inspections associated with mechanical integrity
2:10 PM Keynote
Future of Farming: IoT Agriculture Sensors & Emerging Technologies

  • How will IIoT affect agricultural output?
  • Detailed maps of corn field topography
  • Real-time soil temperature and acidity
2:50 PM Keynote
It all Started with a Simple Request: How One Question Evolved into a Practical Remote IoT Installation

  • The business of turning big rocks into little rocks doesn’t sound very high-tech, but business improvement is a universal objective
  • Projects under the IIoT umbrella are all about improving operations efficiency and remote locations are often some of the most underserved applications for new technologies
  • A simple question about attaching a sensor to a motor evolved into a comprehensive installation that paid for itself in less than 90 days.
3:30 PM Afternoon Refreshments and Networking
4:00 PM Platform
Discrete IIoT: Unlocking Value at The Component Level

  • How a 100-year old company embraces IIoT transformation to increase desired outcomes for its customers.
4:10 PM Keynote
IT Outsourcing Trends and Maintaining Quality

  • Monitoring and Controlling factory devices with new technology allows for cost reductions and an increase in reliability
  • Is it more about ROI or COS?
4:50 PM Keynote
IoT and LPWA: Two Acronyms that Need Each Other and Why

  • Explore LPWA networks and how they are built specifically for M2M and IoT communications to offer long-range, low-power consumption
  • Understanding how LPWA networks can solve cost and battery-life issues that cellular technology cannot and how LPWA networks solve range issues
  • Reviewing examples of how the need for LPWAN is much greater in Industrial IoT, civic, and commercial applications. In these new environments, the huge numbers of connected devices can only be supported if communications are efficient and power costs are low.
  • Call for Action
5:30 PM Chairman’s Closing Address
5:40 PM Networking Drinks and Canapés
DAY 02  
19 April 2018
8:15 AM Registration
8:55 AM Welcome Address from the Chair
9:00 AM Opening Panel
Addressing Limitations and Exploring Opportunities

  • We are on the fourth industrial revolution – is it meeting expectations?
  • What are the main realities about its benefits around flexibility, data analytics, ROI and security?
  • What is it not doing and what type of revolution does that look like?
9:40 AM Keynote
Industrial IoT Enabling the Modern Supply Chain

  • Evaluating and utilizing data without drowning in it
  • Optimizing resources and strengthening predictive maintenance are key areas for growth
10:20 AM Morning Refreshments and Networking Break
11:00 AM Case Study
From Digital to Analogue: Reviewing Emerging Technologies in the Oil & Gas Vertical

  • How to quickly test where innovation is being stalled in your company
  • The two words that unleash innovation
  • What can happen because of me (Case studies)
11:40 AM Platform
Combining Human + Machine Knowledge to Make Impactful IIoT Business Decisions
11:50 AM Keynote
Using IIoT Use Cases for New Sources of Competitive Advantage

  • Benchmarking against core use cases that are proven to drive new sources of digitally-enabled efficiencies
  • Leveraging your power during digital transformation
  • How to partner strategically to deploy quickly and deliver maximum ROI
  • Dell and Bosch will be sharing Case studies of successful IIoT Implementations
12:30 PM Seated Lunch
1:30 PM Case Study
Keeping Control of our Digital Journey

  • How State of Illinois is innovating in a regulated space
  • Investing in people and technology efficiently
2:10 PM Keynote
Keeping the Hacker Out

  • Going online increases risk – don’t do it until your security measures are in place
  • Understand the risks, consequences and budget suitability for them
2:50 PM Networking Break
3:20 PM Keynote
RFID & Machine Monitoring Wire Sensors

  • Bringing old machines online
  • New equipment needs to have common standards and protocols
  • What a production program looks like after mid transition and after transition
4:00 PM Group Discussion
The Future Belongs to Innovators

  • As an industry, what are our biggest hurdles?
  • How can we develop interoperable systems?
  • Are we innovative enough or just playing safe?
4:40 PM Chairman’s Closing Remarks and End of Conference

Steering Committee


Qatalyst Global is a senior-level Cyber Security Summit and Industrial IoT Summit provider. CS4CA Summit


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


Bsquare helps its customers extract business value from an array of corporate assets by making them intelligent, connecting them and using data collected from them to deliver better business outcomes. Bsquare DataV software solutions have been deployed by enterprises to create business-focused Internet of Things (IoT) systems that effectively monitor assets, automate processes, predict events and in general optimize business outcomes

Presenting Sponsor


Dell takes a pragmatic approach to the Internet of Things (IoT) by building on the equipment and data you already have, and leveraging your current technology investments, to quickly and securely enable analytics-driven action. With a comprehensive solution portfolio, and pragmatic approach, Dell reduces the complexity, lowers the risk and increases the speed of deploying IoT initiatives.

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.

Presenting Sponsor


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.

Associate Sponsor

Solstice Consulting LLC

Solstice Consulting LLC provides mobile-first digital product design and engineering services. It delivers engaging strategies and technologies to transform and accelerate businesses. The company designs and develops individualized mobile solutions that foster user engagement, optimize productivity, and drive revenue, which include AppLauncher, a platform for mobile continuous delivery that centralizes and abstracts the complexity that comes with managing an enterprise mobile portfolio.

Platform Sponsor


LogRhythm, a leader in security intelligence and analytics, empowers organizations around the globe to rapidly detect, respond to and neutralize damaging cyber threats. The company’s patented award-winning platform uniquely unifies next-generation SIEM, log management, network and endpoint monitoring, and advanced security analytics. In addition to protecting customers from the risks associated with cyber threats, LogRhythm provides unparalleled compliance automation and assurance, and enhanced IT intelligence.

Platform Sponsor

Parker Hannifin

Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems. The company's engineering expertise spans the core motion and control technologies - electromechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic, fluid and gas handling, filtration, sealing and shielding, climate control, process control and aerospace. Parker operates in 49 countries and employs around 49,000 people worldwide. In fiscal year 2016, Parker had sales of approximately $11.4 billion.

Platform Sponsor

Narrative Wave

NarrativeWave is the first intelligence platform to provide data-to-decision analytics for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The company's software combines data with domain expertise to auto-generate actionable business insights and recommendations, providing real-time decisions on critical industrial assets. NarrativeWave is a venture-backed, private company with offices in Irvine, CA and Scottsdale, AZ.

Networking Sponsor


Founded by a team of experts with deep roots in industrial controls (OT) and cyber security, Bayshore’s breakthrough technologies enable safe and secure integration of IT and OT networks, systems, data, and infrastructure. Bayshore technology addresses the IT/OT Convergence Gap by creating a secure gateway between operational and business networks, protecting operational assets from internal and external cyber-threats while allowing operational data to be safely shared with business systems for monitoring, analysis, and other innovative business applications.

Networking Sponsor

Softweb Solutions Inc

Softweb Solutions is a technology consulting & development company with a decade of experience of working with the world’s leading brands. Softweb’s Industrial IoT architecture builds on current and emerging technologies such as mobile, wired and wireless networks, the cloud, big data, as well as analytics and visualization tools. We connect intelligent physical objects such as sensors, devices, machines & products to each other, which are also connected to the Internet & to software applications. The Industrial IoT emphasizes remote access to connected machines & other devices to enable transformative business improvements & efficiency, reduce downtime through remote diagnostics, trouble shooting & condition monitoring capabilities.

Qatalyst Global is a senior-level Cyber Security Summit and Industrial IoT Summit provider. CS4CA Summit
Qatalyst Global is a senior-level Cyber Security Summit and Industrial IoT Summit provider. CS4CA Summit


Online Partner

IIoT World

IIoT World™ is the first Global Digital Publication dedicated 100% to Connected Industry, Industrial Internet of Things, Industry 4.0. Our associates are handpicked with one characteristic in mind: digital transformation DNA and draw from the insights, hands on experience of the world’s best newsrooms & industrial enterprises to deliver content and coverage across a wide range of industry categories.

Online Partner

CIO Applications

CIO Applications is a new generation print magazine focusing on the applications of technology in medium to large enterprises. We focus on the ways in which businesses are leveraging technology to efficiently run their operations, offer new products, and services to their customers and how they maximize their return on investments on their technology spend. Published from the hub of technology, Silicon Valley, we bring to our subscribers collective expertise, experiences and insights of thousands of business oriented senior technologists working in all industry verticals in the U.S.

Online Partner

UI Labs

UI LABS brings University + Industry together with startups and government to collaborate on problems too big for any one organization to solve on its own. UI LABS is building a portfolio of applied research and commercialization innovation platforms that improve its partners’ competitiveness and financial performance, and transform entire industries. Across its current platforms, UI LABS has more than 300 partners from industry, government, community organizations, and academic and research institutions. Learn more at

Online Partner


ITA is focused on scaling Illinois tech companies. Whether you are looking to build your team, promote your business or collaborate with like-minded tech executives, we’ve got you covered. At ITA you’ll find your peers. Peers that are past the start-up stage and are looking for the next level of growth. ITA is here to help – to connect you, to educate you and to provide the resources you need to scale your business.

Online Partner


The Internet of Things is new territory, and IT and business professionals need expert assistance to make the leap. IoT Agenda is the leading site focused on the needs of enterprises, including: Privacy and security, IoT in manufacturing, Network architectures, Business intelligence and analytics, AI and machine learning, Smart cities, Enterprise strategies for deploying IoT, Software used to build, run and control IoT products and much more.

Online Partner

Embedded Computing Design

Embedded Computing Design is the go-to trusted property for information regarding embedded design and development. We cultivate the largest global community of embedded designers through our content leadership channels, including blogs, design articles, videos, news, and product information. Coverage comes in the form of digital (websites, webinars, interactive magazines, newsletters, online education, apps, and traditional social media), print magazines, and live events. Applications covered include: IoT, Automotive, Medical, Industrial, DIY, Consumer, Digital Signage, and more.

Online Partner

Infosecurity Magazine

Infosecurity Magazine has almost ten years of experience providing knowledge and insight into the information security industry. Its multiple award winning editorial content provides compelling features both online and in print that focus on hot topics and trends, in-depth news analysis and opinion columns from industry experts. Click here for the very best strategy, insight and latest news.

Online Partner

Manufacturing Tomorrow is an Online Trade Magazine featuring Products, Companies, News, Articles and Events for the Advanced Manufacturing, Factory Automation & 3D Printing industries. With an emphasis on the state of the art and on the horizon technologies that have strong prospects of commercialization, our philosophy is to create an outlet where the industry can share information and report on itself.

Online Partner

Robotics Tomorrow is a technical resource featuring Products, Companies, News, Articles and Events for the Robotics, Advanced Manufacturing and Factory Automation industries. With an emphasis on the state of the art and on the horizon technologies that have strong prospects of commercialization, our philosophy is to create an outlet where the industry can share information and report on itself.

Online Partner

Industrial Internet Consortium

The Industrial Internet Consortium was founded in March 2014 to bring together the organizations and technologies necessary to accelerate the growth of the Industrial Internet by identifying, assembling and promoting best practices. Membership includes small and large technology innovators, vertical market leaders, researchers, universities and government organizations.

Supporting Partner

Information Security Forum (ISF)

Founded in 1989, the Information Security Forum (ISF) is an independent, not-for-profit association of leading organisations from around the world. It is dedicated to investigating, clarifying and resolving key issues in cyber, information security and risk management and developing best practice methodologies, processes and solutions that meet the business needs of its Members. ISF Members benefit from harnessing and sharing in-depth knowledge and practical experience drawn from within their organisations and developed through an extensive research and work program.

Online Partner


oneM2M is the global standards initiative that covers requirements, architecture, API specifications, security solutions and interoperability for Machine-to-Machine and IoT technologies. oneM2M consists of eight of the world's preeminent ICT standards development organizations together with six industry fora, consortia or standards bodies, and over 200 member organizations. oneM2M specifications provide a framework to support applications and services such as the smart grid, connected car, home automation, public safety, and health.

Online Partner


Keeping busy executives up to date with reports on the latest IT trends, presenting views from expert analysts and solution providers; EM360° offers specialist coverage making it the comprehensive guide for all aspects of organisational IT. With an established medium for editorial and online resources, we serve a global audience of C-level executives, management and IT practitioners, informing them of the latest developments in their industries.

Online Partner

Crowd Review is a transparent online platform for determining which products and services are the best based on the opinion of the crowd. The crowd consists of Internet users which have experienced products and services first-hand and have an interest in letting other potential buyers their thoughts on their experience. is driven by an algorithm allowing for both customers and providers of products and services to understand how the rankings are determined. The service can be used by potential buyers to learn more about their vendors prior to making a purchasing decision.

Online Partner

Machina Research

Machina Research is the world’s leading provider of market intelligence and strategic insight on the rapidly emerging Machine-to-Machine (M2M), Internet of Things and Big Data opportunities. We provide market intelligence and strategic insight to help our clients maximise opportunities from these rapidly emerging markets. If your company is a mobile network operator, device vendor, infrastructure vendor, service provider or potential end user in the M2M, IoT, or Big Data space, we can help.

Online Partner

Industrial Internet of Things Forum

Formed off the back of the largely popular Industrial IoT Series, the Industrial Internet of Things Forum brings together thought leading individuals to discuss emerging topics within the IIoT conversation. Hosted on LinkedIn, the IIoT Forum is the official platform for Industrial Internet of Things professionals to share anything from experiences in implementing IIoT to evolving news stories as and when they happen. The IIoT Forum plan to be your go-to for Industrial Internet of Things news and discussion.

Online Partner

Innovation Leadership Forum

The Innovation Leadership Forum (ILF) is a visionary and original Think & Do Tank set up by Dr Bettina von Stamm in 2004, dedicated to helping organisations understand and improve their innovation performance.  It does so through a number of different avenues such as a Networking Group, a series of MasterClasses, Advisory & Coaching Services, Workshops, Presentations, Public Speaking, and the Innovation Wave®, a tool for the facilitated assessment of innovation capabilities.  

Online Partner

IoT Global Network

The IoT Global Network is a new platform for the IoT community to connect and network with industry experts. Featuring a definitive database of over 600 IoT companies and hundreds of products, the IoT Global Network also offers a rich source of regulatory information, market news and expert blogs. The IoT Global Network is a dedicated resource for every IoT professional. Please see for more information.

Online Partner

IoT Now

With exclusive analyst reports and specialist journalists, IoT Now is the leading global brand covering the Internet of Things, machine-to-machine communications (M2M), embedded devices and connected consumer devices. Delivering webcasts, bi-monthly magazines, white-papers, daily news and expert opinion pieces, IoT Now focuses on the deployment of these technologies across the enterprise, automotive, logistics, healthcare, utilities, travel, security and smart city verticals. Please see for more information.

Online Partner


Datafloq is the one-stop-shop for Big Data, empowering organizations to create value from data. The platform aims to create an overview of the global big data market by bringing together all stakeholders within the global Big Data market. It includes a Big Data vendor search engine, covering most of the global Big Data vendors, as well as provides valuable knowledge around Big Data. The objective of Datafloq is to spur the global understanding and application of Big Data in order to drive innovation and growth.

Qatalyst Global is a senior-level Cyber Security Summit and Industrial IoT Summit provider. CS4CA Summit



Qatalyst Global is a senior-level Cyber Security Summit and Industrial IoT Summit provider. CS4CA Summit


Qatalyst Global is a senior-level Cyber Security Summit and Industrial IoT Summit provider. CS4CA Summit
Qatalyst Global is a senior-level Cyber Security Summit and Industrial IoT Summit provider. CS4CA Summit


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