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Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Morning

08:30 – 09:00

Morning Coffee and Registration

09:00 – 09:05

Introduction from Conference Chair

Rob van Kranenburg, Founder, Council

09:05 – 10:40

Session 1: Keynote Presentations

This session will address the socio-economic benefits for citizens created by the IoT. What global challenges can be solved by the IoT? What is the potential and how can consumers be empowered with technologies? How can we harness IoT technologies to create a better life in cities, with smart and sustainable applications? What will it do to humans if the environment and things get 'smart'? What novel services and applications will facilitate environmental responsibility as ‘IoT for a green planet’? What future sustainable technologies will link the physical and virtual world?

Chair:
Rob van Kranenburg, Founder, Council

09:05 – 09:30

Keynote Presentation

Neelie Kroes**, Vice President & EU Commissioner for Digital Agenda, European Commission

09:30 – 09:55

Keynote Presentation

Maria Badia I Cutchet, MEP, Rapporteur for Action plan for Europe on IOT, European Parliament

09:55 – 10:20

Keynote Presentation

Peter Hustinx, Supervisor, European Data Protection Supervisor

10:20 – 10:40

Morning break

10:40 – 13:40

Session 2: Societal challenges and applications for a smart and green planet

This session will address the socio-economic benefits for citizens created by the IoT. What global challenges can be solved by the IoT? What is the potential and how can consumers be empowered with technologies? How can we harness IoT technologies to create a better life in cities, with smart and sustainable applications? What will it do to humans if the environment and things get 'smart'? What novel services and applications will facilitate environmental responsibility as ‘IoT for a green planet’? What future sustainable technologies will link the physical and virtual world?

Chair:
Rob van Kranenburg, Founder, Council

10:40 – 10:55

Internet of Things for Smart Cities 2025

Gérald Santucci, Head of Unit, RFID, European Commission

10:55 – 11:10

Internet of Things as a key Technology Accelerator for SmartGrids targets 2020

Maher Chebbo, Chairman of DigitalEurope SmartGrids Group and Vice President, Head of the EMEA Utilities & Services Industries, SAP AG

11:10 – 12:30

Panel discussion

Marylin Arndt, Vice-Chairman, Technical Committee M2M, ETSI
Michael Nelson, Professor, Internet Studies, Georgetown University
Iskander Smit, Strategy Director, info.nl
Adrian Hanussek, Director, Corporate Sector Research and Advance Engineering Software, Bosch

Afternoon

12:30 – 13:40

Lunch

13:40 – 15:45

Session 3: Where are we today? - The International Experience

This session will address the Internet of Things from a global perspective. What is the development of IoT across the globe? Through knowledge sharing, what lessons can be learned from Europe, China and South Korea? What new business models are emerging for developments in the future? How much are citizens protected?

Chair:
Robert Schumann, Manager, Analysys Mason

13:40 – 13:55

Internet of Things: International overview

Gilles Monniaux, Lead Consultant, Analysys Mason

13:55 – 14:05

Technology Development of IoT

Meimei Dang, Deputy Chief Engineer for Communications Standard Research Institute, China Academy of Telecommunication Research

14:05 – 15:30

Panel discussion

Ovidiu Vermesan, Chief Scientist, SINTEF ICT, Scandinavia
Jose Roberto Amazonas, Associate Professor, Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Rahim Tafazolli, Professor, Centre for Communication Systems Research, University of Surrey
Meimei Dang, Deputy Chief Engineer for Communications Standard Research Institute, China Academy of Telecommunication Research

15:30 – 15:50

Afternoon break

15:45 – 17:30

Session 4: Technological developments and business applications

This session will explore the business and commercial aspects and the impact of IoT on value chain players. What emerging business models, innovations, technologies and applications are developing from innovative start-ups and entrepreneurs? What is the evolution of technological and application trends and architectures for IoT? What are the real applications on the ground and who are they for? What sort of companies will contribute most to the IoT and what value they will capture?

Chair:
Robert Schumann, Manager, Analysys Mason

15:45 – 16:00

A tale of the perfect wedding: When Innovative Technologies meet Innovative Business Models

Alessandro Bassi, Technical Coordinator, IoT-A project, Hitachi

16:00 – 16:15

Senior-Based Computing: Actualizing Solutions

Joseph Alhadeff, Vice President of Global Public Policy and Chief Privacy Officer, Oracle

16:15 – 16:30

The Internet of Things 2011 - Technologies, Platforms and Real Life Applications

Pilgrim Beart, Founder, AlertMe

16:30 – 16:45

Political, Business and Technical Challenges of tapping into the $0bn Smart City Market.

Ignasi Vilajosana, CEO, Worldsensing

16:45 – 17:00

Exploring business models for Internet-connected consumer products

Inaki Vazquez, CEO, Symplio Lifestyle Technologies

17:00 – 17:30

Panel Discussion

17:30 – 19:00

Networking cocktail reception

Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Morning

08:30 – 09:00

Morning Coffee


Chair:
Robert Schumann, Manager, Analysys Mason

09:00 – 09:15

Accelerating IoT innovation in healthcare from m-health to 4G Health

Robert Istepanian, Professor of Data Communications and Director of MINT, Kingston University, London

09:15 – 09:30

ICT and Ethics

Julian Kinderlerer, President, European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies

09:30 – 11:20

Session 5 – Sources of funding for the IoT

How can IoT stimulate economic growth and investment? Is investment for the IoT available and accessible? Who invests and what value is gained? If not how do we promote investment? If application/content players capture the value, who will finance the investment in the networks? What is the role of Venture Capital schemes? Will new policy mechanisms will be able to move with the current flow of IoT development? What Public vs. Private investment is there in view of the current fiscal crisis in many countries?

Chair:
Robert Schumann, Manager, Analysys Mason

09:30 – 11:00

Panel discussion

Usman Haque, Founder and CEO, Pachube
Wim de Waele, CEO, The Interdisciplinary institute for BroadBand Technology (IBBT)
Miguel Trujillo, COO, The European Trade Association for Business Angels, Seed Funds, and early stage market players (EBAN)
Florent Frederix, Head of Sector, Information Society and Media, European Commission

11:00 – 11:20

Morning break

11:20 – 12:45

Session 6: Governance, privacy and security

How is identification structured, who assigns ID, who is accountable, what are the decentralised architecture, socio economic implications such as access and exclusion? Under naming and addressing, what defining set of principles and regulation underlie the governance of IoT? Should private companies continue to take the lead in the day-to-day management of the operation of the internet? With the recent discussions on naming and addressing schemes what is the difference in the East and West in terms of enthusiasm into going into these new ontologies? With the ‘right to the silence of the chips’ at what level do we de-activate personal information? Are there different levels of privacy for different identities / contexts? With the fight for control of the value between application/content layers and operators, what is the best option for the future?

Chair:
Robert Schumann, Manager, Analysys Mason

11:20 – 12:45

Panel discussion

Bernard Berhamou, Director of Forecasting and Internet Governance, French Ministry of Research
Massimiliano Minisci, Director EU Public Policy, GS1 Global Office
Dan Caprio, Managing Director, McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
Frédéric Donck, Director European Regional Bureau, The Internet Society (ISOC)
Marika Konings, Senior Policy Director, ICANN

Afternoon

12:45 – 13:45

Lunch

13:45 – 15:30

Session 7: Standards to support policy

How will standardisation affect the development of the IoT? How will commercial and regulatory aspects, lack of standardisation and conflicts between players in the value chain affect development? Given the new emerging IoT, will Interoperable standards speed up the development of a common European standard for RFID? Will standardisation lower entry barriers to newcomers and allow industry to compete at International level? Are additional standards mandates necessary? What physical and software standardisation is there now?

Chair:
Rob van Kranenburg, Founder, Council

13:45 – 15:30

Panel discussion

Hein Gorter de Vries, Director of Innovation , GS1 Netherlands
Christian Nold, Designer, Softhook
Henri Barthel, Director GS1 System Integrity and Global Partnerships, The European Committee for Standardisation
Duncan Wilson, Member, IoT Expert Working Group
Sebastian Lange, Representative, VDI/VDE-IT
Martin Adolph, Programme Officer, International Telecommunication Union

15:30 – 15:50

Afternoon break

15:50 – 17:15

Session 8: Tackling resource challenges raised by the IoT

The technology for the IoT is there, but what key resources are required to enable its development?
What is the role of regulators and administrators to help ensure that the critical resources in the context of IoT are available? With the fast increase in connected devices, how can we access scarce resources such as radio spectrum and IP addresses? Do we need IPv6 and will the IoT make it a necessity? What new features are implemented? What does the IoT mean for the regulation of spectrum? Will more reassignments be needed?

Chair:
Rob van Kranenburg, Founder, Council

15:50 – 16:05

Radio spectrum for the IoT: a critical challenge?

Ruprecht Niepold, Advisor to the Director General on Radio Spectrum Policy, DG INFSO, European Commission

16:05 – 16:20

Future spectrum resources for UHF SRD, RFID, Smart Metering and Smart Grids including numbering and network aspects

Thomas Weber, Frequency Management, ECA and Satellites, The Working Group Numbering and Networks, ECO, CEPT

16:20 – 17:05

Interactive Discussion

Usman Haque, Founder and CEO, Pachube
Sebastian Lange, Representative, VDI/VDE-IT
John Curran, President and CEO, ARIN

17:05 – 17:15

Summary from conference chair and the view ahead

Rob van Kranenburg, Founder, Council

17:15 – 17:15

End of conference

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When

Tue 28 June, 2011 08.30 to
Wed 29 June, 2011 17.30

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Where

The Management Centre Europe

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1050 Brussels
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