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  DAY 1 - SEPT. 22  

DAY 1 – Monday Sept. 22 Afternoon
1.15 – 2.00pm: Badges Delivery – On site registration | 2.00 – 3.50pm: Plenary Opening Session

Introductory Workshop

3.50 – 4.35pm: Coffee & Refreshments Break – Networking – Exhibition | 4.35 – 6.35pm: Break-out sessions

From M2M to IoT: Taxonomy of a Market in Flux

   DAY 2 - SEPT. 23  

DAY 2 – Tuesday Sept. 23
9.00am – 1.00pm: Break-out sessions | 10.50 – 11.20am: Coffee & Refreshments Break – Networking – Exhibition

Utilities & Industry Implementations

Session Chair: Thomas Weisshaupt, Business Development Energy, Gemalto, Chair Security and Privacy Group, ESMIG
Smart Metering and Energy Management with Security Modules – a M2M Approach More

Markus Bartsch, Business Development, TÜV Informationstechnik, Germany

- The German Smart Meter System: A huge M2M approach
- Managing millions of devices identities: Public Key Infrastructures
- Metering is just the beginning – M2M is going to be used for other grid topics

Utilities: Smart Metering as a Service, Opening Up New Possibilities More

Daniel Pakiry, Business Development Energy & Utilities, Ericsson, France

- How the as-a-Service approach can benefit the deployment of M2M solutions and services?
- Leveraging the smart-metering-as-a-service platform to better address utilities operational challenges (real case in Sweden)
- How smart-metering-as-a-service could be an opportunity for advanced Utilities to create a rich ecosystem of new value-added services providers

Farming 4.0 – Implementing Industry 4.0 in Agriculture More

Ernst-Joachim Steffens, Research Director, Deutsche Telekom, Germany

- Farming 4.0 proves success of Industrie 4.0 concepts in agriculture
- Combination of vertical and horizontal integration yields increased process efficiency
- Controlled realtime exchange and processing of m2m data is a key prerequisite
- Existing technology suited to implement a scalable, industry grade solution

m2ocity & Sedif (suburbs of Paris) the largest water smart metering project in Europe : M2M telco enabling the smart city More

Pierre-Yves Senghor, Marketing Director, M2ocity, France

- Presentation of Sedif’s project : Stakeholders and key facts & figures
- Description of Sedif’s water smart metering project & m2ocity’s solution
- Benefits for the end users & the water service in the Sedif area
- How m2ocity’s M2M telecom service enables the smart city

Smarter, scaling, more IT-centric solutions for M2M/IoT projects in utilities and energy markets More

Robert Andres, Corporate Marketing Director, Eurotech, Germany; Tim Taberner, Eurotech, UK

- M2M is different but not “new”
- Enabling new revenue streams and reducing cost by encapsulating the complexity of distributed systems in the field
- Requirements: decoupling of consumers & producers of data, middleware on devices, optimum communication protocols
- Examples: HVACs, energy sensing

WRAP UP PANEL: How M2M drives efficiency in the utilities market?

Optimizing Data Intelligence


How Intelligence In Critical Devices is Transforming Business More

Alexander Damisch, Senior Director IoT Solutions, Wind River, Austria

- IoT is not a technology, not an architecture. IoT is a business case. System view on the e2e problem of IoT.
- How the legacy deployed assets can be integrated into the IoT business to business framework of today
- How to leverage the deployed assets for post deployment requirements such as adaptive analytics and preventive maintenance

Autopsy of a Buzzword: Just How Big a Deal is Big Data for M2M? More

Aapo Markkanen, Senior Analyst, ABI Research, UK

- The leading use cases for M2M/IoT analytics
- How big will this industry be in terms of revenue?
- Which players are driving the analytics innovation?
- How is the market going to evolve?

Extend the Machine Cloud: Integrating Real-Time Connected Machine Data with Business Systems More

Bill Zujewski, CMO & EVP of Product Strategy, Axeda, USA

- A Broad view of the countless ways M2M data can be used by businesses outside of the traditional service realm.
- Use cases from business that have leveraged M2M data to improve R&D, sales, finance and more.
- Best practices for integrating M2M data with back-office systems like ERP or CRM.

User Friendly M2M Services Need Big Data and New Technologies to Succeed More

Thierry Nagellen, President M2M Mobile Services & Networks, SCS Cluster, France

- Interoperability is a key element for Big Data over M2M
- Internet of Things is the M2M social network
- Next chipset revolutions will be M2M oriented
- Mobility challenges for M2M services

Monetizing M2M Application Data – a Framework with Tested Strategies More

Bhoopathi Rapolu, Practice Head Analytics, Infotech Enterprises, India

- Analytics of Things open up data monetization opportunities for innovators
- Monetize your M2M application data by mapping consumer demand directly to the suppliers eliminating the need for influencing buyer decision.
- A framework for M2M data monetization that can be applied to multiple industries.
- Traditional supply chain models are replaced by context aware, networked devices that drive demand in future.

WRAP UP PANEL: What are the leading use cases for M2M/IoT analytics?

IoT-Ready Platforms


Overcoming Middleware Challenges to Meet Growing IoT Requirements More

Bill Gerhardt, Director IoT Business Unit, Cisco, USA

- Lack of data management and insight capabilities
- Lack of automation and business integration
- Lack of required skills
- Perceived lack of security in new connectivity technology

OpenMTC Platform an Enabler for M2M Development and Service Delivery More

Dr. Adel Al-Hezmi, M2M Business Development & Technology Manager, Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany

- M2M/IoT challenges
- From ETSI M2M to oneM2M
- What is OpenMTC
- OpenMTC as enabler for smart cities

Supporting Smart Services with Open M2M Platform More

Angela Spielberg, Consultant, 7Layers, Germany

- Concept and implementation of open M2M Smart Services platform
- Anonym, secure connectivity, end-to-end security
- End-to-end testing of Smart Services
- Smart Services for smart cities – as example

Who Are You, What Are You? More

Peter Clark, Sales Director, Intercede, UK

- Perimeter control is a crucial defensive technology
- Device identity and trust are increasingly important
- Combined device and personal identities can enhance trust
- Policy-driven management of all forms of identity is vital

When "Life" Paves the Way to Internet of Everything More

Malo Jennequin, Internet of Everything Program Manager, Bull, France

- How to connect “diversity” to bring value to Enterprise-wide Internet of Everything ?
- Bull “living cell-inspired” platform unlocks digital transformation,
- Experiment independently, Share together, optimize Enterprise-wide outcome,
- When “Life” paves the way to Internet of Everything !

1.00pm – 2.00pm: Lunch – Networking – Exhibition | 2.00pm – 6.45pm: Conference | 3.50pm – 4.30pm: Coffee & Refreshments Break – Networking – Exhibition

New Business Models for Higher ROI

Connectivity & Architectures Challenges

Standards & Methodologies

From LTE to New IP Models


   DAY 3 - SEPT. 24  

DAY 3 – Wednesday Sept. 24
9.00 – 10.50am: Plenary Connected Life Day | 10.40 – 11.15am: Coffee & Refreshments Break – Networking – Exhibition | 11.15am – 1.00pm: Break-out sessions

(jointly with NFC World Congress)
Plenary opening

Cars & Intelligent Transport

Smart Homes & Smart Devices


1.00 – 2.00pm: Lunch – Networking – Exhibition | 2.00 – 6.45pm: Conference | 3.50 – 4.30pm: Coffee & Refreshments Break – Networking – Exhibition

M2M & IoT Security
(jointly with Chip-to-Cloud Security Forum)

Public Transport & Ticketing


Smart Cities

Retail & Commerce

End of the Congress

Wind River