First speakers and sessions for IoTSWC 2017 announced

The congress program for the IoTSWC 2017 (Barcelona, 3-5 Oct, 2017) is almost complete and prior to the launch of the completed program, we would like to share with you a list of the most outstanding speakers already confirmed.

These experts and thought-leaders will present IoT use cases that are impacting businesses around the world.

2017 First Confirmed Sessions & Speakers

Connected Transport


-     IoT for Baggage – an Airline Perspective. Improved Efficiencies-Airline Baggage -  Andrew Price, Head, Global Baggage Operations, IATA;  Mark Matthews, Director of customer planning operations, American Airlines

-       Umbrella Coach&Buses: Passenger’s Infotainment with Wi-Fi & Internet access in cross-border buses  - Jan Kolar, CEO, Passangera; Tomas Jelinek, Managing Director, Umbrella Holiday.

-          NASA’s Human Spaceflight Exploration Plans and IOT - Carlos García-Galan, MPCV Mission & Systems integration lead, NASA

-          Dynamic Changes & The Future Impact of IoT - John Ellis, Global Technologist and Head of the Ford Developer Program, Ford

Buildings & Infrastructure


-          MOVEUS Project: ICT Cloud-Based Platform and Mobility Services - Sergio Fernández Balaguer, Communication and Consultancy Directorate, EMT

-          What’s Next for the World’s Most Sustainable Buildings? The Edge: from v1.0 to v3. - Erik Ubels, CTO, OVG Real Estate; Schneider Electric,  Joann Michalik, Managing Director, Deloitte; Sander Schutte, CEO, Mapiq.

-         Smart City Solutions to Solve Emission Problems of German Cities - Dr. Rainer Scholz, Executive Director and Head of Mobility Innovation Group GSA EY



-         Smart Elevators and Connected Field Service - Chris Smith, VP Service Innovation, OTIS

-          Learnings and Experiences from a Co-Innovation Research Project - Colin Ward, Head of Chemicals Global Product Group, Business Unit Oil, Gas & Chemicals, ABB

-          Monetizing the Industrie 4.0 with a License-Based Economy - Oliver Puetz-Gerbig, Senior Product Manager, Business Unit Identification, Balluff; Oliver Winzenried, CEO, WIBU




-          Creating a Continuum of Care: e-Health as an Enabler - Hyleco Nauta, Director E-Health Innovation, University Medical Utrecht; Mr. Grignon Marell, Patient

-          Price-Responsive Business Models for the Healthcare Industry - Oliver Winzenried, CEO, WIBU

-          Three IoT-Specific Business Models that Work in Healthcare -  John Denning, CTO, Universal Medical

-          Life After the App – How Humans Will Connect With The Internet of Things - Joe Paradiso, Professor in Media Arts and Sciences, Mit Media Lab

Energy & Utilities


-          Major Utilities Deliver Operational Benefits and Business Results with IOT Enabled Solutions - Jesse De Mesa, Principal Partner, Momenta Partners; Ms. Jay Iyengar, Senior Vice President Chief Innovation & Technology Officer, XYLEM

-          Growth Strategy for Energy Generation Plants supported by IIoT technologies - Mr. Yotam Levin, Project Development and Analysis Department, Edeltech; Mr. Andrew Ginter, VP of Industrial Security, Waterfall

-          IoT Powered Real-time Analytics and Decision Support System for a Solar Plant - Sameer Joshi, Director IoT, Mr. Rohit Kedia, Chief Business Officer, Mr. Milan Kumar, Head-Engineering & Services, L&T Infotech; Ms. Deborah Sherry, GM and Chief Commercial Officer, GE

Open Industry


-          Achieving seamless, bidirectional, real-time customer interactions in physical retail stores through IoT - David Nguyen, Principal, Digital Experience, Accenture; Nadim Tawileh, Product Manager, Connected Retail, Google

-          Reliability Saves it All: How Cintas Has Used the IoT to Scale Their Reliability Program in 165 Facilities across the US - Regional Project Manager and Facility Management Engineer, CINTAS

-          Intelligent Labels in the Apparel Industry - Francisco Melo, Vice President and General Manager, Global RFID, Avery Dennison; Jody Foldesy, Partner & Managing Director, BCG

-          Breaking Through Change Paralysis - Joe Spagnoletti, President, SpagnolettiNET

-          The Internet of Vulnerable Things - Mikko Hyppönen, F - SECURE



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