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Day 1 - IoT Leaders: Executive and VIP Day - Featuring high impact networking and roundtable discussions - Invited Guests and Paid Attendees Only
Day 2 - IoT Strategies: Open Seminar Sessions and Expo - Free to Attend
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Day 1 - IoT Leaders

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1400 - 1530: Roundtable Discussion: Managing the Transition to the Smart City
  • Making existing infrastructure smart
  • Introducing and integrating new services and solutions
  • Technical deployments and implementations
  • Keeping citizens involved in the transformation

Roundtable moderator:
Chintan Raveshia, Cities and Transit Development Leader, Arup

Roundtable participants:
Randeep Sudan, Adviser, Digital Strategy and Government Analytics, World Bank
Dr Markus Schlaepfer, Principal Investigator - Future Cities Laboratory, Singapore-ETH Centre
Chung Pin Teo, Director Advanced Planning, Jabil
Jolie Liao, Sector Manager, Taiwan Institute for Information Industry
Cuauhtemoc Anda, PhD Researcher, Singapore-ETH Centre/ Future Cities Laboratory

1400 - 1530: Roundtable Discussion: BYOD to IOT strategy – Risks vs Rewards
- By 2020, the number of Iota devices connected to enterprise networks will likely exceed corporate owned/BYOD devices assigned to users
- This will materially increase the threat to cyber security.
- Will IT be perceived as an ally, leader or an obstacle as organizations look to create business value and efficiencies through IoT sensory data?

Roundtable Moderators: Soon Yee Wong, R&D Lab Manager, and Justin Chiah, Director and General Manager, South East Asia and Taiwan, Aruba

Roundtable Participants:
Vicky Abhishek, CTO Asia-Pacific, The Coca-Cola Company
Willson Deng, Co-Founder, Singapore Manufacturing Consortium
Tall Bremehr, IT Auditor, Credit Suisse
Rasik Pansare, Co-Founder, Get My Parking
Salahuddin Afif, Regional CIO - Asia Pacific, Deugro
Julie Olszewski, Executive Director - Global Innovation Hub, MSD

14.00 – 15.30: Seminar: Designing Business Models for IoT
CK Vishwakarma, Founder, IoT Singapore
15.45 - 17.15: Roundtable Discussion: Are Organisations Handling and Analysing Data Effectively?
  • The success or failure of IoT hinges on big data – how are organisations using it?
  • Contextualising data to add value
  • Taking action and making decisions based on data analytics
  • Ensuring the secure storage of data
  • Merging data silos - linking new data with existing older data and databases
15.45 - 17.15: Roundtable Discussion: How multiple stakeholders can cooperate to build citizen and citizenship oriented solutions for more comfortable living
  • Building partnerships for strong Smart City growth
  • Keeping citizens in the loop; smart citizens for a Smart City
  • Introducing and integrating new services and solutions
  • Adapting services to the specific needs of the people

Roundtable participants:

Pawel Wnetkowski, Department Manager, Comarch
Salahuddin Afif, Regional CIO - Asia Pacific, Deugro
In Dong Cho, Vice Mayor of Seodaemun District, Seoul Metropolitan Government
Amit Dhupkar, Head of Group Technology, Singapore Post Ltd
Tadahisa Terao, Vice President, SoftBank Telecom Singapore
Prasetyo Andy Wicaksono, Head of IT Development, Jakarta Smart City
Emilie Potvin, Head of Public Policy - Asia, Uber
Cliff Teh, Senior Solution Expert, IoT, Orange Business Services
NG Bingrong, Deputy Director (Energy Research) Building & Research Institute, Housing & Development Board

15.45 - 17.15: Seminar: IoT Security
A Representative, IoT Security Foundation
Day 2 - IoT Strategies

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09.15 - 09.35 Our People: The Critical Success Factor
  • A well-prepared workforce would eventually be the critical success factor for organizations, corporates or countries.
  • This human factor would differentiate between the companies/countries who make this transition successfully vs those who wouldn't.
  • Preparing the workforce for the disruption and challenges ahead
  • Strategies for future success
Vivek Kumar, Director, U Associate and U Future Leaders of National Trades Union Congress
09.35 – 10.05: Panel Discussion – How is Technology Disrupting Life and Industry: Shaping the Smart Society
  • Identifying key technologies driving IoT growth
  • Which areas of industry, cities and homes are most benefitting from the smart transformation?
  • How are organisations leveraging the potential of disruptive technologies
  • Maximising the impact on customers
  • Revolutionising life and industry

Panel Moderator: Bob Gill, General Manager, Southeast Asia, ARC Advisory Group

Jonathan Tan, VP Business Development, UnaBiz
Ramesh Narayanaswamy, CIO, Singapore Post
Emilie Potvin, Head of Public Policy - Asia, Uber
Ruma Balasubramanian, Vice President, Enterprise Business & Digital Transformation Asia Pacific & Japan, Cisco
Tengku Azrul Tengku Azhar, Head of Innovation and Commercialisation, Cyberview

10.05 - 10.35 Telit Presentation
Fred Yentz, CEO IoT Platforms, Telit
IoT Strategies Summit
10.25 - 11.35: Networking Break and Exhibition Visit
11.35 – 12.00: IoT Connectivity
  • Role of Internet of Things in Transforming Future
  • How connectivity will play the important role in Internet of Things
  • Future of Internet of Things and Connectivity.
  • Transforming to Smart Cities and role of Connectivity
Atif Malik, Head of Enterprise Solutions, Wateen Telecom, Pakistan
12.10 - 12.40: Panel Discussion: Leveraging the Opportunities with Data Arising from IoT
  • The success or failure of IoT hinges on big data – how are organisations collecting?
  • Contextualising data to add value
  • Streamlining data collection
  • Interpreting data into meaningful information
  • Taking action and making decisions based on data analytics
  • Ensuring the secure storage of data

Panel Moderator: Lee Kok Leong, Editor, Control Engineering Asia

Julie Olszewski. Executive Director Global Innovation Hub, MSD
Fred Yentz, CEO IoT Platforms, Telit
Stan Fiala, Head of Analytics - APAC and Japan, Nokia

12.45 - 13.10: Accelerating Time-To-Insight From The Biggest Data of All
  • The ability to access and monetize “Big Data” distinguishes a successful business from a failing one
  • Dealing with deluge of a new kind of data – “Analog Big Data”
  • The multitude of IoT devices continually collect numerous parameters from the physical world (e.g. light, temperature, pressure), resulting in a monumental data analysis problem.
  • Getting ahead of the competition by tapping into this analog data stream and taking quick actions on the insights.
Soon Yee Wong, Research & Development Lab Manager, Hewlett-Packard
13.10 - 14.10: Lunch
14.10 - 14.35 The Power of Machine Learning to Increase Comfort and Cost-Savings in the Home
  • Using artificial intelligence to develop a personalised experience
  • Reviewing data from the user and climate
  • Developing a seamless user experience
  • Focus on comfort and energy saving
Julian Lee, CEO and Founder, Ambi Labs
14.40 - 15.10: Panel Discussion: Partnerships : 1+1 = More Than 2
  • Adding two brands together to make more than 1 + 1
  • Finding the Best Partner to Attract and Retain Customers
  • Is it important to work with big brands?
  • Selecting the best partner to suit your customer base
  • Understanding the consumer journey and how partnerships work along the way
  • Open partnerships
  • Opening up a new customer base through new partners
Panel Moderator: Cort Isernhagen, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, Lux Research

Franklin Tang, CEO, Philip Tang & Sons – Habitap
Daryl Arnold, Chairman, Silverline
Sam Ho, Partner, Energeek
Thomas Lesser, Research and Development Manager, Big Ass Solutions

15.20 - 15.50 Panel Discussion: Identifying Key Technology Drivers for Wider Adoption of Connected Solutions
  • Achieving better communication between products and devices
  • Ensuring devices are speaking the same language
  • Overcoming power challenges
  • Key benefits of different standards
Panel Moderator: Yogita Kanesin, Senior IoT Analyst, IHS Markit
Atif Malik, Manager - Enterprise Business, Wateen Telecom, Pakistan
Yuqing Niu, Marketing Work Group Chair for Asia, HomeGrid Forum
Kam Eng Liang, Regional Sales Manager, APAC, Telenor
15.50 - 16.05: Networking Break and Exhibition Visit
16.05 - 16.30: 3GPP Standards for the Internet-of-Things
Philippe Reininger, Chairman of 3GPP RAN WG 3
16.35 - 17.00: Cybersecurity Challenges with IoT
  • Security is the Key
  • Inherent Security Challenges
  • Threat Spectrum – Trends
  • Securing the “Things”
  • What Industry has to Offer
  • The Opportunities
Bhaskar Chattoraj, Sr. Specialist - Security & Risk Management, Aon
Smart Home Summit
10.35 - 11.00 Networking Break and Exhibition Visit
11.00 - 11.30: Panel Discussion: Security, Health, Cost-Saving, Entertainment – What will be the Key Trigger for Smart Home Growth?
  • Where do customers see the key benefits of investing in smart home products?
  • Will security and well-being drive more growth than cost-saving?
  • How key is entertainment in triggering smart home entry?
  • How critical is convenience and ease of use?
  • What will it take to push smart home solutions to the mass market?

Moderator: Cort Isernhagen, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, Lux Research

Julian Lee, CEO and Founder, Ambi Labs
Franklin Tang, CEO, Philip Tang & Sons – Habitap
Jittida Haputpong, Head of Business Development, igloohome
Kam Eng Liang, Regional Sales Manager, APAC, Telenor Connexion

11.35 - 12.00: Transformational Trends in Smart Buildings

Ravi Krishnaswamy, Vice President & Global Leader - Energy & Environment Practice, Singapore, Frost and Sullivan

12.10 - 12.40: Panel Discussion: Reaching the Mass Market - Getting Past the Early Adopters and Tech Crowd
  • Why are early adopters the only adopters?
  • What are realistic home penetration targets?
  • Ensuring customer awareness and value dovetail to show the true offering
  • Are new customer deployment strategies required?
  • Do customers want a complete solution or different products from key trusted brands?
  • Getting the price right
  • DIY v installation

Panel Moderator: Sam Ho, Partner, Energeek

Darrell Zhang, Co-Founder, Intraix

Thomas Lesser, Research and Development Manager, Big Ass Solutions
Brice Richard, Director, Smart CIty and Analytics, Samsung SDS
Alex Lim, Head Lifesmart Singapore

12.45 - 13.10 Smart Access and Home Sharing
Jittida Haputpong, Head of Business Development, igloohome
13.10 - 14.10: Lunch
14.10 - 14.35: The Power of Machine Learning to Increase Comfort and Cost-Savings
  • Using artificial intelligence to develop a personalised experience
  • Reviewing data from the user and climate
  • Developing a seamless user experience
  • Focus on comfort and energy saving
Julian Lee, CEO and Founder, Ambi Labs
14.45 - 15.15: Panel Discussion: Partnerships : 1+1 = More Than 2
  • Adding two brands together to make more than 1 + 1
  • Finding the Best Partner to Attract and Retain Customers
  • Is it important to work with big brands?
  • Selecting the best partner to suit your customer base
  • Understanding the consumer journey and how partnerships work along the way
  • Open partnerships
  • Opening up a new customer base through new partners
Panel Moderator: Cort Isernhagen, Managing Director, Asia-Pacific, Lux Research

Daryl Arnold, Chairman, Silverline
Franklin Tang, CEO, Philip Tang & Sons – Habitap
Sam Ho, Partner, Energeek
Thomas Lesser, Research and Development Manager, Big Ass Solutions
15.20 - 15.50: Panel Discussion: Identifying Key Technology Drivers for Wider Adoption of Smart Home Solutions
  • Achieving better communication between products and devices
  • Ensuring devices are speaking the same language
  • Overcoming power challenges
  • Key benefits of different standards

Panel Moderator: Yogita Kanesin, Senior IoT Analyst, IHS Markit
Atif Malik, Manager - Enterprise Business, Wateen Telecom, Pakistan
Yuqing Niu, Marketing Work Group Chair for Asia, HomeGrid Forum
Kam Eng Liang, Regional Sales Manager, APAC, Telenor

15.50 - 16.05: Networking Refreshment Break
16.05 - 16.30 The Future of Connected Living (IoT) and Its Challenges
  • Smart home is becoming a reality as devices gained processing prowess and are connected to the Internet. Is our home ready to become smart?
  • There are more mobile telephone subscriptions than people in the world
  • Sales of connected electronic devices will exceed 2.6 billion units
  • Consumer expenditure on electricity and gas will exceed US$2 trillion
  • Insight into how trends will evolve, the challenges and market value of the smart home.
Karissa Chua, Consumer Electronics Analyst, Euromonitor International
16.40 - 17.05: Cybersecurity Challenges with IoT
  • Security is the Key
  • Inherent Security Challenges
  • Threat Spectrum – Trends
  • Securing the “Things”
  • What Industry has to Offer
  • The Opportunities
Bhaskar Chattoraj, Sr. Specialist - Security & Risk Management, Aon
Smart Cities Summit
10.35 - 11.00: Networking Refreshment Break
11.00 - 11.25: Cities and Citizens of Tomorrow. Better Services with Internet of Things
  • Smart Cities and Smart Technologies introduction
  • Smart City shall be focused on citizens
  • Citizen engagement as a key success factor
  • IoT and sensors network – essential for building a smart city
  • Smart City is a living body with multiple players involved
  • Challenges for the upcoming years
Pawel Wnetkowski, Department Manager, Comarch
11.35 – 12.00: IoT Connectivity

- Role of Internet of Things in Transforming Future
- How connectivity will play the important role in Internet of Things
- Future of Internet of Things and Connectivity.
- Transforming to Smart Cities and role of Connectivity

Atif Malik, Manager - Enterprise Business, Wateen Telecom, Pakistan
12.10 - 12.35: Adding intelligence to Connected Buildings and Smart Cities
Anand Tirunagiri, Business Development Manager – APAC, Allied Telesis
12.40 - 13.10: Identifying Key Services for Smart City Evolution
  • Introducing and integrating new services and solutions
  • Technical deployments and implementations
  • Detailing the transformation process
  • Keeping citizens involved in the transformation
  • Connectivity of services
  • Intelligent sharing of data

Panel Moderator: Jonas Griem, Independent Energy Consultant

Matthew Peloso, CEO, Sun Electric
Chung Pin Teo, Director Advanced Planning, Jabil
Evgeny Kozlov, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Moscow Mayor and the Government of Moscow

13.10 - 14.10: Lunch
14.10 - 14.40: Panel Discussion: Building an Ecosystem of Partners for Strong Smart City Growth
  • Finding strengths across the Smart City ecosystem
  • Synergies and complements
  • Devising new solutions through creative partnerships
  • Building on niche sector strengths
  • Optimum partner numbers
  • Finding the benefit of strength in numbers

Panel moderator: Thomas Tang, Managing Director, Kuala Lumpur Centre for Sustainable Innovation
Gordon Falconer, Director of Smart Cities, Schneider Electric

Remo Burkard, Managing Director, Singapore ETH Centre
Emmi Kaipio, Open Innovation Manager, Veolia
Franck Martins, Regional Senior Microcontroller Marketing & Business Development Manager, STMicroelectronics

14.45 – 15.10: Sharing European Experience: Best Practice for Future Cities
  • Utilising smart strategies for cities
  • Partnering with leading-edge technology institutes
  • New services enabled by new technologies
  • Maximising big data in the smart city
  • Providing real solutions to the real problems cities face every day
  • Best practice and case studies
Robert Franke, Director of the Economic Development Office, City of Dresden, Germany
15.20 - 15.50: Smart City Spotlight
  • Key facts and figures from leading smart cities. Identifying key smart features; what has made them a success and what are plans for future growth?
In Dong Cho, Vice Mayor of Seodaemun District, Seoul Metropolitan Government
Prasetyo Andy Wicaksono, Head of IT Development, Jakarta Smart City
Evgeny Kozlov, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Moscow Mayor and the Government of Moscow
15.50 - 16.05: Networking Refreshment Break
16.05 – 16.35: Panel Discussion: Achieving Citizen Involvement and Buy-in
  • Designing customer-centric services
  • Communicating detail of new services and solutions to the citizens
  • Understanding the importance of citizen engagement
  • Achieving citizen buy-in and full involvement in projects

Panel Moderator: Tim Gammons, Director, Arup

Hugh Mason, co-founder and CEO, JFDI.ASIA
Pawel Wnetkowski, Department Manager, Comarch
Brice Richard, Director, Smart City and Analytics, Samsung SDS
Evgeny Kozlov, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Moscow Mayor and the Government of Moscow

16.40 - 17.05: Autonomous Vehicles – A BMW Case Study
  • Developments in driverless cars
  • Impact on society
  • Implications for the smart city

Axel Pennes, Managing Director, BMW Group Asia

17.15 - 17.45 The World of IoT 5 Years From Now

Invited Start-ups will present their innovative product or solution, followed by a discussion on where IoT will be 5 Years From Now

Dev Dasgupta, Remote Grid
Avish Joseph, Remote Grid
Rasik Pansare, Co-Founder, Get My Parking

Industrial Internet Summit
10.35 - 11.00: Networking Refreshment Break
11.00 - 11.25: Connecting Devices to Transform Businesses
  • The impact of connectivity on business models and business processes
  • Leveraging connectivity to open up innovation opportunities
  • Which industries are benefiting from industrial IoT
  • Maximising the data generated from intelligent, connected, industrial devices
  • Understanding the technology and intelligence powering the IIoT
Anssi Rantalsalo, CEO, Kemppi
11.35 - 12.05: Panel Discussion: Getting Past the Hype – Where Can Money be Made from the Industry of Things?
  • Translating the hype – is there real commercial potential?
  • The technology and enablers are there – how can money be made from them?
  • Detailing actual use cases
  • Are businesses prepared to transform sufficiently to maximise the Industry of Things potential?
  • Will the stakeholders take the risk of increased initial investment?

Panel Moderator: Lee Kok Leong, Editor, Control Engineering Asia

Amit Dhupkar, Vice President - Group Technology, Singapore Post

Rajarshi Maiti, Technologist, Rolls Royce
Nicolas Payen, Director- Internet of Things Lab, Mann + Hummel
Claus Nehmzow, Digital Innovation Organisation, BP

12.10 - 12.40: Panel Discussion: Leveraging the Opportunities with Data Arising from IoT
  • The success or failure of IoT hinges on big data – how are organisations collecting?
  • Contextualising data to add value
  • Streamlining data collection
  • Interpreting data into meaningful information
  • Taking action and making decisions based on data analytics
  • Ensuring the secure storage of data
Panel Moderator: Lee Kok Leong, Editor, Control Engineering Asia
Julie Olszewski. Executive Director Global Innovation Hub, MSD
Fred Yentz, CEO IoT Platforms, Telit
12.45 - 13.10: Accelerating Time-To-Insight From The Biggest Data of All
  • The ability to access and monetize “Big Data” distinguishes a successful business from a failing one
  • Dealing with deluge of a new kind of data – “Analog Big Data”
  • The multitude of IoT devices continually collect numerous parameters from the physical world (e.g. light, temperature, pressure), resulting in a monumental data analysis problem.
  • Getting ahead of the competition by tapping into this analog data stream and taking quick actions on the insights.
Soon Yee Wong, Research & Development Lab Manager, Hewlett-Packard
13.10 - 14.10: Lunch
14.10 - 14.40: Panel Discussion: Where Do Real Industry of Things Opportunities Lie for Businesses and Consumers?
  • Which industries will benefit from industrial internet?
  • How can efficiencies be enhanced?
  • Where can cost-savings be made?
  • Achieving greater productivity with industry of things
  • How will greater efficiency lead to the evolution of new business models?

Panel Moderator: C K Vishwakarma, Founder IoT Singapore

Indranil Sen, General Manager/Head - Supply Chain Management, April
Nicolas Payen, Director- Internet of Things Lab, Mann + Hummel
Jonathan Tan, VP Business Development Unabiz
Sanket Bothra, Senior Executive, Marketing, Sembcorp

14.45 - 15.10: Transforming the Business Model with IIOT
  • Re-Thinking How to Deliver Value
  • Repositioning the business model – enabled by connectivity
  • Evolving from selling products to selling services
  • Developing new products as a result of data analytics
Bob Gill, General Manager, Southeast Asia, ARC Advisory Group
15.20 - 15.45: Practical Examples of IIoT Implementations
  • Demonstrating the practicalities of IoT implementations
  • Delivering an ROI
  • Detailing the industries benefitting from IoT
  • Improving productivity and efficiency
  • Focussing on the customers’ challenges and finding solutions
Thomas Jakob, Regional President Asia Pacific, Bosch Software Innovations
15.45 - 16.05: Networking Refreshment Break
16.05 - 16.30: 3GPP Standards for the Internet-of-Things
Philippe Reininger, Chairman of 3GPP RAN WG 3
16.40 - 17.10: Panel Discussion: Advancing the Technology to Drive Industrial Internet Opportunities
  • Which technologies are driving the Industrial Internet?
  • Detailing the latest technological advances
  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Which industries are benefitting from Robotic and UAV applications?

Panel Moderator:
C K Vishwakarma, Founder IoT Singapore

Panellists include:
Claus Nehmzow, Digital Innovation Organisation, BP
Willson Deng, Co-Founder, Singapore Manufacturing Consortium
17.15 - 17.45 The World of IoT 5 Years From Now

Invited Start-ups will present their innovative product or solution, followed by a discussion on where IoT will be 5 Years From Now

Dev Dasgupta and Avish Joseph, Remote Grid
Rasik Pansare, Co-Founder, Get My Parking

17.15 – 17.45: The World of IoT 5 Years From Now

Invited Start-ups will present their innovative product or solution, followed by a discussion on where IoT will be 5 Years From Now. The session will be led by Tim Gammons, Director, Arup.

Dev Dasgupta and
Avish Joseph, Remote Grid
Rasik Pansare, Co-Founder, Get My Parking

17.40: Close of Summit

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