Call for Speakers
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The IoT Global Innovation Forum 2016 invites business leaders, executives, entrepreneurs, and technology innovators to submit a proposal for a 20-minute presentation or participate in a panel discussion session.

Please email your proposal to to by Friday, February 26, 2016. Your proposal should include:

    1. Name and title for proposed speaker (or participants, if proposal is for a panel session)
    2. Title of proposed presentation or panel session
    3. 1-2 paragraph abstract of what will be covered
    4. 3-4 key learning point bullets 5. Biography of speaker
    6. Brief description of why topic is relevant for the Forum

Topics to be Addressed
(Speaking proposals on additinal topics related to the below are also welcome)

Business Models, Trends, and Drivers

  • Applications of sensor data to generate value in specific
    business environments
  • Regulatory issues: what is needed, what's in store
  • Standards and interoperability progress
  • Business models for emerging IoT applications
  • Measuring IoT value and maximizing ROI
  • Implementation case studies and lessons learned across verticals
  • Utilizing IoT to move existing business operations and models
    to new levels

  • IoT Smart Cities and Building Automation

  • Transportation, parking and traffic management
  • Smart lighting
  • Waste management
  • Building and infrastructure managmenet
  • Energy management applications
  • Enhancing security via IoT

    IoT Healthcare

  • Remote monitoring and altering
  • Big data and predictive medicine
  • Sensors and cloud healthcare analytics
  • Telemedicine applications
  • IoT and personalized medicine
  • Identifying and containing epidemics

  • Industrial and Manufacturing IoT

  • Improving operational efficiencies with IoT
  • Optimzing energy usage
  • Creating hybrid business models
  • Driving innovation and increasing production
  • Workforce transformation
  • IoT impact on competitive landscape

    Consumer IoT and the Smart Home

  • Trends in consumer adoption of IoT devices
  • Home monitoring and security
  • Smart energy management
  • Wearable IoT devices
  • Advances in connected devices and appliances
  • Overcoming the awareness barrier

    IoT Smart Energy, Water, and
    Environmental Monitoring

  • Smart grid and metering advances
  • IoT and renewable energy penetration
  • Optimizing water management
  • Application of IoT in climate change control
  • Agricultural applications

  • Please Note:
    • No commercialism or product-pitches are allowed.

    • Sponsorship is not required in order to speak. However, there are sponsorship packages that do include a speaking slot. If interested, please contact us.

    • All speaking proposals will be evaluated by the Program Advisory Committee prior to formal acceptance into the program.

    For further information, please contact:

    Daniel Coran
    Program Manager