IoT World China Conference Program

Day One, Thursday 19th December, 2019

Hall 2, Conference Room 2C

Session

Analyzing China’s journey of becoming the leading IoT Market

09:30

Opening Remarks and expert analyst market updates on IoT in China

- The status of understanding of IoT for Chinese businesses and how to simplify
- Building the Chinese IoT ecosystem – who and how to build your partner network
- Who is leading the IoT race – current analysis of connected devices across the market

10:00

Keynote: The latest Government initiatives to power China as the world’s largest economy of scale through connected devices, citizens and business

- Where are public private partnerships in driving IoT innovation for industry?

10:30

Keynote: Reducing the cost of entry for IoT products and services in China

- Keeping development costs low whilst maintaining adequate privacy and security of devices

10:00

Keynote Panel Discussion - How is IoT transforming industrial businesses across China to lead the 4th Industrial Revolution?

- Increasing factory productivity by streamlining processes
- Automating manufacturing lines to increase speed of production and reduce error
- Developing new business models to transform product manufactures into full service providers
- Technical and testing challenges hindering increased IoT adoption

10:30 – 11:00

Break and Exhibition Visit

Session

Enabling the Future of IoT Capability

11:00

Using a simple and integrated platform to deliver successful IoT

- Speeding up access to enter the IoT market to achieve quick ROI
- Finding the right platform which interoperates across hardware, cloud and legacy data structures
- Analytics, device management, enterprise integration
- Ensuring interoperability across the entire stack

11:30

Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWANs) to drive “Small IoT” in China

- Choosing the right low power wide area network for your IoT use case
- NB- IoT adoption in the smart city to monitor environmental developments, pollution and temperature sensors to improve energy management
- Comparing LoRaWAN, NB-IoT, LTE-M, Cat-M1 LPWAN connectivity methods

12:00

Panel Discussion – Enabling “Massive IoT” in a 5G World

- How is the development of the network enabling huge IoT datasets to become connected?
- What is the use IoT use case with 5G networks - A look into Autonomous Vehicles and Connected Healthcare

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch and Exhibition Visit

Session

Connected Cities and Citizens

14:00

How is the IoT Revolution Driving Smart and Sustainable Cities and citizens?

- Overcoming obstacles of implementation with a new approach to Smart City developments
- Bringing together the public and private sectors to fully leverage and reach the true potential from IoT technologies
- What does the business model look like?

14:30

Case Study: Creating a greener future through the IoT

- Emission detection for Chinas low-carbon megalopolis areas
- Smart street lighting for energy efficiency and to transform urban environments via a dynamic control centre

15:00

Case Study: Creating intelligence experiences in the Smart Home – AI for advance voice controls

- Integration of voice recognition into IoT products and devices in the home
- Interoperability of platforms to deliver unified voice controls
- Applying AI and natural language processing to improve the user experience of voice control

15:30 – 16:00

Break and Exhibition Visit

16:00

Embracing Blockchain to Accelerate Secure IoT Deployments

- What do distributed ledger technologies mean for the future of IoT business models?
- Can blockchain deliver integrity and trust across transactional and non-transactional IoT value chains?
- Will blockchain effectively close ”the trust gap” across supply chains and IoT ecosystems – and if so, at what cost?

16:30

Panel Discussion – Creating a harmonized IoT ecosystem

- As no company can succeed in IoT alone, who should you partner with and how should the partnership be structured
- Collaborating between hardware manufacturer, software, connectivity, cloud platform and integrator – who should lead the partnerships?
- Looking outside of China for global IoT partnerships
- Selling direct vs, the channel
- The role of startups in an harmonized IoT ecosystem



Day Two, Friday 20th December, 2019

Hall 2, Conference Room 2C

Session

Managing the Process of Change to Unlock the IoT Opportunity

09:30

Opening Remarks and IoT in China market update

10:00

How are global technology leaders building an adaptable market strategy to win in China?

- How are current R&D and early phase programs being scaled to deliver real value to enterprise?
- What opportunities exist in creating new business models from the IoT?
- How can you develop a regional strategy that incorporates a diverse market?
- What business outcomes are driving increased adoption of IoT technologies?

10:30

Navigating Change and Guiding Your Workforce to Transform a Traditional Business into the Connected Future

- How is IT/OT Convergence redefining how emerging technologies are adopted in business?
- Driving a deeper cultural understanding of a connected future at all levels of your business
- How much organizational change is necessary to integrate IoT into day to day operations?
- Sourcing and engaging influencers to become advocate of transformation
- Growing an understanding of the value IoT can bring to various business units

10:00

Panel Discussion – How are different organizations approaching IoT Security?

- Embedding security at in product design through to enterprise application
- At what stages of the IoT value chain are you most at risk?
- Who is owning IoT security within the soliton’s ecosystem and enterprise adoption?
- How much are customers prepared to pay for enhanced security vs ease of experience?

10:30 – 11:00

Break and Exhibition Visit

Session

Digitizing Chinese Industry through IoT

11:00

Applying the Digital Twin in China’s Smart Mega Factories

- IT/OT convergence – how is the Digital Twin reinventing the development of products?
- Converging the Physical and Digital World to Improve Businesses with the Internet of Things

11:30

- Applying predicative maintenance to machinery to ensure zero downtime of machinery for optimum production
- Advanced robotics and collaborative robotics (human-robot interactions)
- Applying NB-IoT/LTE-M/Cat-M1 solutions to secure low cost and constant communications to collect the required data from tools, devices and equipment across the factory floor

12:00

Panel Discussion: How is the manufacturing sector progressing towards the Made in China 2025 initiative?

- Updated on IoT applications to reduce over production and insight into specific savings delivered
- Productivity improvements of machine and employees through sensor and wearable adoption
- What are the new business models that Made in China 2025 will unlock for Chinese manufactures?

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch and Exhibition Visit

Session

IoT and Converging Technologies

14:00

Applying AI to IoT Data to Deliver Actionable Insights to Your Customers from Connected Products

- Case studies of where new services and business models have been unlocked from connected data to improve customer experience
- Growing ownership of how your customers use products through their lifecycle
- Providing the infrastructure for an organisation to boost market share by driving enterprise mobility, communication and creating a flexible supply chain

14:30

Utilise Mobile Edge Computing/Edge Computing to accelerate IoT actions at the edge

- Transitioning from cloud to the end enter a world of everything connected
- What is the business case for analysing data at the edge?
- How do you balance compute load between central cloud core and the edge?

15:00

Unlocking the eSIM opportunity to delivery multi access IoT

- Paving the way for the evolving Chinese eSIM ecosystem
- Vertical use cases of eSIM and commercial opportunities
- Exploring a dual SIM and eSIM approach to advance operator adoption

15:30 – 16:00

Break and Exhibition Visit

16:00

Driving innovation through engagements with the IoT Startup community

- Where are IoT startups innovating to develop the solutions of the future
- How are enterprise innovation teams learning from the Startup community to increase speed of innovation
- Updates in Chinese IoT investments

16:30

Panel Debate: Is your vison built to last? Examining the mid/long term plan for IoT

- Understanding the phases of the industrial internet revolution across China’s progressive and emerging industries
- Creating systems not silos to fully benefit from partnership opportunities
- What is the true value to regional players from the unleashed potential in connected products and services?