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Details of the 2012 Conference

On the 12-13th November 2012, the 4th Annual Internet of Things European Summit took place at the Management Centre Europe in Brussels.


The 4th Annual Internet of Things Europe explored the co-existence of real and virtual worlds in everyday life within areas such as health, transport and retail. The event facilitated debate among stakeholders on how both the public and private sectors need to work together to create an environment for increased innovation, investment and economic growth. The event also explored other emerging key issues, including, privacy & security, ethics, technological developments, international cooperation and the various resources that are required for a fully integrated IoT.


The event also addressed the current debate surrounding the need for separate data protection legislation for the Internet of Things. Delegates explored whether the proposed reform of the Commission's Data Protection Regulations and the single “future-proof” set of rules will be able to keep up with the rapid growth of IoT technology and innovation or whether there is a need for a separate data protection legislative plan for IoT.


The event also came at a time when the results from the Commission's public consultation will soon be available and therefore provided an opportunity for industry players to share their views regarding this and to help shape the forthcoming recommendation on IoT Governance in 2013.


For more information on the 4th Annual Internet of Things Europe please visit the website.



Mon 3 March, 2014 08.30 to
Tue 4 March, 2014 17.00




The Management Centre Europe

Rue de l'Aqueduc 118

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