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Deloitte at IoT Solutions World Congress 2018

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The IoT Solutions World Congress brings together industry leaders to discuss how the Industrial Internet can be deployed, how it is already being used, and the various benefits. Deloitte is proud to again have been a Diamond Sponsor of the event.

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Internet of Things World Congress 2018

Recap of Deloitte sessions at IoT Solutions World Congress

Industry 4.0 readiness
16 October | 13:20–14:05 | Auditorium
Panelists will share their points of view about the ongoing fusion of digital and physical technologies, and the impact it is having on society, strategy, talent, and technology—including Deloitte’s own Mark Cotteleer.
eHealth meets data to drive personalized care 
16 October | 11:30–12:15 | Room 5
Examples of several running pilots where data analytics is used to improve the personalization of health featuring Deloitte’s Helena Lisachuk.
Chemistry 4.0—How digitalization and circular economy are transforming the chemical industry
16 October | 18:15–19:00 | Room 1
A panel including Deloitte’s Alexander Keller, discussing the digitalization of the chemical industry and how to navigate the large amounts of data that can transform entirely the way their industry works.
Enabling industry 4.0–Deploying the digital thread in pursuit of value and performance 
16 October | 10:25–11:10 | Room 1
This panel will overview progress on the development and deployment of digital thread across enterprises. Moderated by Deloitte’s Tim Hanley and panelist Mark Cotteleer.
AI and its impact on IoT beyond industrial
17 October | 10:25–11:10 | Room 7
Recent development in artificial intelligence (AI) opens a wide range of new opportunities for companies and governments–from better engagement with employees and customers to the deployment of field personnel before a serious adverse event happens.
Closing the loop: Using digital thread/digital twin to connect the factory and the field 
17 October | 13:20–14:05 | Auditorium
This master class will demystify the often cited (though typically misunderstood) terms and topics relevant to “Digital Twins.” We’ll cover the full spectrum from the factory to the field (CAD/XLM-IoT Platform-Smart Device-AR/VR). Learn from the experience of an expert panel of practitioners and end users.
Asset management excellence through effective data analytics
18 October | 10:25–11:10 | Room 2
Secure grip for PLCs on the road to enhanced security in the connected age
18 October | 10:25–11:10 | Room 1
Moderated by Deloitte’s Dana Spataru, VMI Group will show how they integrated Wibu-Systems’ source code protection technology to minimize the risk of fraud and bring engineers’ most sensitive assets under central control.


What's new this year
This year’s content included multiple interactive sessions discussing cutting-edge technologies including artificial intelligence and machine learning, advanced analytics and how to manage it all, and the latest industrial IoT innovations.

Also taking place at the same time in Barcelona was the In(3D)ustry conference (at the Fira Montjuïc) which focuses on additive & advanced manufacturing.

About IoT Solutions World Congress Barcelona

The IoT Solutions World Congress is the leading international event that links IoT with industry. This year’s event will offer a highly international environment with more than 14,000 visitors. The event will feature more than 300 exhibitors and 300 speakers, with several focus tracks including manufacturing, transportation, health care, energy and utilities, and infrastructure.

The event offers:

  • A three-day program with more than 180 top-level speakers: 300+ top industry speakers; 100+ expert-led sessions; 130+ hours of education
  • Disruptive IoT solutions: 3-day exhibition and congress; 300+ exhibiting companies
  • IoT in action: 10+ best testbeds; Live demos of IoT products
  • Networking opportunities: Brokerage event; IoT Solutions Awards gala; Networking coffee breaks; IoT reception

Congress agenda

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