About the Organisers
Forum Europe www.forum-europe.com
Forum Europe is the leading EU dedicated conference and event provider. Founded in 1989 and with offices at the heart of the European Union in Brussels, Forum Europe specialises in EU focussed political and economic conferences and debates. We work successfully with businesses, institutions, NGOs and governments alike while organising our own portfolio of sector leading events.
The Forum Europe team consists of multilingual EU policy and events specialists and our strategic services can maintain and develop your networks at EU level while delivering forums where key issues can be aired and debated.
You can find out more about us by going to www.forum-europe.com
Hewlett Packard Enterprise www.hpe.com/
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is an industry leading technology company that enables customers to go further, faster. With the industry's most comprehensive portfolio, spanning the cloud to the data center to workplace applications, our technology and services help customers around the world make IT more efficient, more productive and more secure.
ESOA is a non-profit organisation established with the objective of serving and promoting the common interests of satellite operators from Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the CIS. The Association today represents the interests of 21 satellite operators who deliver information communication services across the globe. Together ESOA Members provide invaluable communications services to the whole world including emergency communications, live broadcasting, maritime and aero communications, secure services for governments, 24-7 monitoring of industrial processes such as energy plants and a whole range of other communications capabilities that society has come to rely on.
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Through our dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end advantages in telecom networks, devices and cloud computing. We are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive solutions and services. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world’s population. For more information, visit Huawei online: www.huawei.com
Symantec Corporation is the global leader in cybersecurity. Operating one of the world’s largest cyber intelligence networks, we see more threats, and protect more customers from the next generation of attacks. We help companies, governments and individuals secure their most important data wherever it lives.
ARM Holdings https://www.arm.com/
The world's leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) supplier.
ARM is at the heart of the world’s most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society. We design scalable, energy efficient-processors and related technologies to deliver the intelligence in applications ranging from sensors to servers, including smartphones, tablets, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things.
Our innovative technology is licensed by ARM Partners who have shipped more than 50 billion Systems on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies.
Centre for Policy and Emerging Technologies www.c-pet.org
C-PET, the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies, is a nonpartisan Washington, DC, think tank focused on innovation and the long-term policy implications of emerging technologies. As part of its program of events, C-PET has hosted conferences and roundtables addressing the future of the Internet – including the Internet of Things, cloud, privacy, and the Government 2.0 and Business 2.0 impacts of social media.
The Providence Group www.providencegroupdc.com
The Providence Group advises companies and organizations globally on how to manage enterprise-wide cybersecurity risks and we provide insight and counsel into the complex and changing cybersecurity regulatory, reputation and threat environment.
Council is a thinktank, consultancy, accelarator and forecasting group. Council hosts the full range of opinions on what will be a small avalanche of disruptive innovations. They go through the full range of emotions and conceptual breakdown that comes with grasping the territory, the full logistical, business, social and philosophical implications of the Internet of Things. Council thinktank aims to grow into a positively critical counterpart to these negativities in focusing on the quality of interaction and potentialities of IOT for social, communicative and economic (personal fabrication, participatory finance, alternative currencies) connectivity between humans, humans and things and humans and their surroundings. Council highlights a personal history of locative media & hybrid spaces, by professionals of the i3 (Intelligent Information Interfaces) days, as well as the latest tools and applications, workshops on key issues, short keynotes and time for debate and discussion.
E!Sharp is an online magazine delivering thought provoking analysis on the affairs of the European Union and Europe’s place in the world. Through commentary, debate and humour, it demystifies the complexity of the EU.
IoT Now www.iot-now.com
IoT Now - How to run an IoT enabled business.
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.
IoT Global Network www.iotglobalnetwork.com
The IoT Global Network, is a new destination for the IoT community. The IoT Global Network is a platform where you can connect with industry experts and network across the IoT community to build the successful IoT business of the future.
The IoT Global Network will increase transparency across the industry, providing a comprehensive guide while informing and raising awareness of issues and industry regulation. With regular news and blogs from experts plus up-to-date information about IoT events around the world, the IoT Global Network is a dedicated resource for every IoT professional.
Startups.be is the one-stop-shop for Belgian tech entrepreneurs with a global ambition.
We help them by providing easy and qualitative access to investors, customers and experts. As a non-profit organisation, we connect the dots in the tech ecosystem and we are the voice of the startups in Belgium, looking to foster the startup culture with a neutral and inclusive approach and a national and international reach. Since its foundation in 2013, Startups.be has quickly grown to represent more than 1500 startups, and over 120 Belgian organisations working for entrepreneurs.
IoTBE is an independent, non-profit cluster organisation of Internet-of-Things companies & start-ups, research organisations and experts. IoTBE promotes the adoption of IoT in both the service & industry sector and the government. Our open innovation platforms in Smart Factory, Smart Retail, Smart Infrastructure & Smart Buildings, bring together all stakeholders and stimulate & facilitate co-creation, innovation and entrepreneurship. Through our IoT innovation center, or IoTIC, end-user companies get independent strategic & technological advise.
University of Montenegro, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, BIO-ICT Centre of Excellence www.bio-ict.ac.me
BIO-ICT, as the first Centre of Excellence in Montenegro, creates a specific innovative ecosystem focused on development and implementation of novel bioinformatics technologies. BIO-ICT has been exploiting its capacities towards unlocking and utilizing potential of the Montenegrin South Adriatic Sea and inland rural areas, bringing innovative solutions in various bioeconomy sectors, related to sustainable food security, blue growth, bio-based innovation for sustainable goods and services. At BIO-ICT we combine specific scientific and innovative expertise in information technologies, life sciences, ecological monitoring. Through synergy with industrial partners, BIO-ICT is progressing towards the goals of translating research results into innovative products and services for boosting economic and social development, bringing into focus the environmental protection.