Wednesday
APRIL 1, 2020

MORNING 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

MARKET OVERVIEW & INDUSTRY DRIVING FACTORS

IOT CONNECTIVITY

CONNECTIVITY & BUSINESS APPLICATIONS

OVERVIEW & BUSINESS APPLICATIONS

TECHNOLOGY INSIGHTS

TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT

GOVERNANCE & SERVICES

Wednesday
APRIL 1, 2020

AFTERNOON 2:00 – 6:00 pm

INDUSTRY 4.0

IoT AND CODER 4.0

OVERVIEW & APPLICATIONS

IOTA

LEGAL ISSUES: DLT, ICO, SMART CONTRACTS

CONNECTING CORPORATES WITH ENTREPRENEURS

STARTUP SPOTLIGHT

PLATFORMS & TESTING FACILITIES: 5G EVE

Thursday
APRIL 2, 2020

MORNING 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

IoT DATA ANALYTICS

EDGE COMPUTING PLATFORMS & ARCHITECTURES

TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES

5G IN WIRELESS PRODUCTS

EVOLVING SCENARIOS

ESCO TECH FORUM

MOBILITY SERVICES: 5G CARMEN

Thursday
APRIL 2, 2020

AFTERNOON 2:00 – 6:00 pm

FUTURE BUILDING MANAGEMENT

CYBERSECURITY BY DESIGN

NETWORKS & DATA PROTECTION

GDPR IN IOT

INDUSTRY 4.0 AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

SMART LIGHTING

INTERNET OF AIR

INTERNET OF WATER

IOT MEETS FUNDING: DIGITAL EUROPE 2021-2027

IOT MEETS INNOVATION MANAGERS

IOT MEETS HUMAN RESOURCES

MARKET OVERVIEW & INDUSTRY DRIVING FACTORS

April 1 9:00 – 11:30 am

Evolution scenarios for the IoT technology in infrastructures and enterprises

The importance of the technological trend determined by the Internet of Things is such that it is now at the center of the scene and creates new business opportunities in many sectors.

The IoT world in fact includes a wide range of connected objects and very different services: smart meters, smart grids, connected cars, payment systems, smart home, smart health and smart city are some areas in which the revolution is transforming the way we work and produce, and the lifestayles as well.

New opportunities are emerging for vendors, network operators, platform managers, content producers and service providers. Possibilities that must be supported by the regulatory framework and adequate infrastructures.

The session analyzes the hottest and most current topics of the Internet of Things landscape and its applications, focusing on the main challenges to be faced in developing the market.

Key Takeaways 

  • World market overview, technology trends and industry driving factors
  • Regulation scenarios for the widespread availability of the IoT digital technologies
  • New business models and Open Innovation, the changing shape of the IoT ecosystem
  • IOT connectivity, the multi-technological panorama from networks: LPWA, Narrowband, Multefire, Lora, Sigfox, satellite

IOT CONNECTIVITY

April 1 11.30 am – 1:00 pm

Comparing systems and case histories

Analysis of the scenarios that are shaping communication networks for IoT, where the need to meet the requirements of wide coverage and low consumption emerges, as well as those of applications that require high reliability, robustness and low latency.
Different connected objects such as wearables, sensors, vehicles, with different applications determine the presence of heterogeneous networks.
During the session the various enabling technologies, the technical requirements in the various application scenarios will be examined, with use cases and best practices.

Key Takeaways

  • The backbone for IoT: comparing networks
  • Low Power Networks: available solutions today, ecosystem and local low-power networks’ evolution
  • Multefire, NB-IoT, Sigfox, Lora, RPMA and the others: the appropriate standard for every application
  • LiFi, the wireless communication technology that leverages visible light for the high-speed transmission of data between devices
  • Use cases and best practices in the adoption of different connectivity systems

INDUSTRY 4.0

april 1 2:30 – 5:30 pm

Digital Transformation and Smart Factory

The digital transformation within the industrial sector makes faster and easier the exchange of information among customers, factories and suppliers; it enables the creation of an integrated and optimized production flow based on customer needs, with positive effects on the entire value chain.

The industrial plants interconnected with each other and integrated through the Internet of Things represent a revolution that is radically changing the production methods both in large factories and in small-medium sized ones.

However, if large companies have projects underway for the adoption of innovative technologies – also taking advantage of the tax benefits provided for innovation and eco-sustainability – small and medium-sized companies must face various internal weaknesses such as corporate culture, governance of change processes and development strategy.

What is the road towards the Smart Factory, today and in the Italian context?

Key Takeaways

  • Production systems today and in the next future, between the adoption of innovative technologies and the re-engineering of processes
  • Experiences, projects and solutions available today in the various industry sectors
  • Technologies for the Smart Factory and the Smart Supply Chain: from the Industrial Internet of Things to the Industrial Analytics, from the Advanced Human Machine Interface to the Additive Manufacturing
  • Supporting competitiveness with Enterprise 4.0: national policies for investments and skills development

IoT & CODER 4.0

april 1 2:30 – 5:00 pm

Skills and experiences to make objects accessible to IoT applications

Key Takeaways

  • Opportunities for the development of new business and critical issues in the integration between the physical and digital world
  • Analysis of the complete technological stack that constitutes an IoT ecosystem
  • Examples of development of technologies to interconnect sensors, actuators and machines in the industrial and service context
  • From the hobby maker to the business professional, the role of FabLab and maker communities

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

april 2 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Solutions available today and in perspective

Insights on the wide range of technological opportunities but also of potential critical issues determined by the pervasive nature of the Internet of Things, which makes it necessary to use open and integrated infrastructures capable of combining the control of intelligent devices with information management.
The use of cloud platforms and analytics becomes essential for all companies that want to use the IoT but important requirements such as security and confidentiality must not be forgotten.

Building a market ready IOT solution can be a complex process that requires knowledge of hardware and software integration. And also, how can you develop a profitable business model and maximize revenue opportunities?
The market leaders and protagonists will share perspectives and visions regarding IOT’s new challenges and business opportunities.

Key Takeaways

  • Emerging technologies and solutions available today: news and trends for users in the enterprise world
  • Supporting the business decision-making process through Big Data and IoT Analytics
  • Cloud and Edge computing, infrastructures for analyze and manage data generated by IoT
  • AR / VR technologies: interact with real-world objects and collaborate with colleagues and partners
  • Geographical Information Systems and Internet of Things, perspectives for business applications
  • Machine Learning and Cognitive Computing, digital transformation and process optimization

IoT DATA ANALYTICS

april 2 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

(coming soon)

FUTURE BUILDING MANAGEMENT

april 2 2:30 – 5:30 pm

Perspectives and opportunities in the Internet of Things for building 

The management of real estate assets and more generally the world of construction and redevelopment have been, until recently, among the least computerized sectors. Nowadays the Internet of Things is definitely entering it, bringing a technological and methodological revolution that has a strong impact especially on the Facility Management methods.

The Internet of Things expands the quantity and quality of the available data, for example by enriching floorplans with real objects and related information, such as the physical characteristics of the interventions carried out, maintenance programs, and the necessary fulfilments for lelgal compliance. We therefore need new management models, based on the dynamic analysis of information and not just on simple archiving and research.

The aim is the achievement of automation and the prediction of what will happen in the apartment about the individual guest, but also what could be shared and managed by micro-communities, with a view to cost optimization.

Key Takeaways

  • Sustainable construction, use cases of IoT projects from engineering to energy management
  • The implications of IoT in Facility Management, from the use of energy, to the monitoring of temperatures, to the movement of people in buildings
  • Sharing of needs and costs, the “by design” approach that facilitates micro-management
  • BIM + IoT systems to reduce inefficiency, extra-costs, emergency maintenance
  • IoT for Construction Management: sensors and monitoring applications for the predictive maintenance of heavy equipment

CONNECTIVITY & BUSINESS APPLICATIONS

april 1 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Connectivity & business applications

We cannot talk about the Internet of Things without considering the infrastructures, connectivity, cloud and system solutions which electronic components must inevitably be connected to. The market of embedded technologies in the next future will be strongly influenced by the development of the Internet of Things, which will determine an ever increasing demand but also the ability to rapidly adapt to ever-changing requirements. The session examines the technological developments that the sector is facing, as well as the applications in the different sectors.

Key Takeaways

  • Ecosystem and collaborative context to successfully manage the growing complexity of IoT applications
  • From sensors to service: the technological challenges related to data collection and processing
  • Big Data management, Cloud e Fog computing, infrastrutture per l’analisi, la sicurezza e la gestione dei dati generati da IoT
  • Technology and business evolutionary scenarios of network infrastructures for embedded system connectivity: Cat M1, NB-IoT, Sigfox and LoRa in the domestic and global development scenario.
  • Application areas and solutions available today and in perspective
  • Energy consumption management: from the creation of low-power components to the optimization of the use of batteries, from energy harvesting to energy storage, the next technological challenges to support the development of IoT

TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES

april 2 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Technology & Services

The growing complexity of IoT applications requires increasingly advanced and dedicated systems. In this session we will explore the embedded hardware solutions made available recently that meet the growing requirements of security, connectivity, simplicity of management, analysis and development.

  • From sensors to services: the technology challenges associated with data collection and processing
  • Application areas and solutions available today and in perspective
  • IOT Security: from the single component to the integrated system, state of the art and measures available today to face threats
  • Security by design, guaranteeing security starting from the design phase

5G IN WIRELESS PRODUCTS

april 2 12:00 pm – 1:0 pm

Marco De Angelis, Notified Body Responsible, Nemko Italy

5G mobile communication technology will soon be mature enough to be an interesting development opportunity for manufacturers of wireless devices. In 2020, we will see a progressive spread in Europe, while, in the particular case of Italy, we will probably have to wait until 2022.
This new generation of devices will not only offer ultra-fast bandwidth for surfing the Internet with very low latency times, but also a significant improvement in terms of efficiency in energy consumption and in the architecture of communication systems. It will constitute the natural humus for the creation of an interconnected network of “objects” (Internet of Things), offering new and interesting scenarios capable of satisfying the growing complexities of our society.
In this stimulating context, Nemko Italy provides professional services dedicated to manufacturers who intend to acquire this new technology, being able to access the most important international markets with fully compliant and certified products.

WORKSHOP

in collaboration with

OVERVIEW & BUSINESS APPLICATIONS

april 1 10:00 – 11:30 am

Smart business in the cognitive era, evolution scenarios and AI application today

From technological trends to regulatory scenarios, the key elements to better understand and exploit this phase of deep technology innovation, capable of revolutionizing business dynamics but also the internal organization of the companies.

The session analyzes the hottest and most current issues in the scenario of AI technologies deployment, focusing on the areas of application where experiences and projects have been carried out, such as the relationship with “digitized” users, industrial robotics, healthcare and wellness, risk management, mobility.

Key Takeaways

  • Global market analysis, technology trends and development factors
  • The role of IoT and AI data analytics for intelligent decision making
  • Towards industry 5.0, the role of machine learning in robotization
  • The optimization of organizational processes, in terms of efficiency and effectiveness
  • Redefining the relationship with the customer, improving the user experience
  • Applications in vertical sectors such as energy, manufacturing, mobility

TECHNOLOGY INSIGHTS

april 1 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Technology insights

(coming soon)

OVERVIEW & BUSINESS APPLICATION

april 1 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Evolutionary scenarios and solutions available for the spreading of Blockchain technology in different vertical markets

Key Takeaways

Key Takeaways

  • Overview of the global market, technological trends and elements of development
  • Technological components for the development of services enabled by decentralization and cryptography
  • State-of-the-art of experiences, projects and solutions implemented in the various sectors of industry
  • Perspectives related to the Internet of Things, the “next big thing” for the spreading of the blockchain after the financial sector
  • The role of innovative startups in the creation of the market and in the promotion of diffusion among companies
  • Blockchain integration into pre-existing business systems
  • Data integrity and reliability in the blockchain
  • Scalability and energy consumption, the challenges to face in the implementation of decentralized architectures
  • Best practices: from strategy to execution, how to implement successful projects

IOTA

april 1 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Tangle vs. Blockchain, technology insights

The session examines the technological aspects of IOTA, the cryptocurrency that has been designed for micropayments and to create a system of certificates within the IoT world.

Not based on blockhain but a special ledger, the Tangle, which makes the functioning of IOTA completely different from other cryptocurrencies. It is in fact a particular technology capable of operating using a decentralized register and allowing to operate autonomously without the intervention of miners.

TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT

april 1 10:00 – 11:30 am

TECHNOLOGY DEPLOYMENT: strategic vision, business models, implementation

5G is not simply the evolution of 4G, it is a platform that opens up new development opportunities. By creating a strong discontinuity with the past both in terms of speed and latency time, it has enormous potential on the services that can be developed and presents itself as a driving force for the production system growth. In fact, it opens the way to a revolution in operating flows in many areas of work but also to a radical change in the way people interact with the Internet and, ultimately at a social level.

The session analyzes technological development and business models, defining the roadmap for the dissemination of 5G networks, from strategic vision to experimentation, from the implementation of innovative services to critical success factors.

Key Takeaways

  • Intelligent connectivity: 5G, AI, IoT networks together for an epochal leap
  • Transformations in business models, new approaches and ecosystems
  • State of the art of experimentation and adoption path of the new network at national level

GOVERNANCE & SERVICES

april 1 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Challenges and opportunities of 5G for companies and local administrations

The powerful combination of 5G networks, Internet of Things, and Artificial Intelligence marks the beginning of a new era defined by highly contextualized and personalized experiences, with a significant impact on individuals, industries, society and the economy, transforming the the way we live and work.

Digitization and growth, therefore, a combination supported by the thrust of very high speed connections. What innovative platforms and services is it possible – today and in perspective – to make available to citizens and businesses?

Key Takeaways

  • Innovative services enabled by fifth generation mobile networks: perspectives in key sectors such as health, mobility, energy, security and emergency management
  • Transformations in business models, new approaches and ecosystems
  • The role of legislation and regulation

 

PLATFORMS & TESTING FACILITIES: THE 5G EVE PROJECT

april 1 2:30  – 6:00 pm

A 5G European platform for SMEs

14:30 Introductory speech
Maurizio Cecchi, President, Associazione P.I.I.U.

14:40 Overview of the 5G EVE initiative
Mauro Boldi, 5G EVE Project Coordinator – Senior Technical Manager, TIM

15:00 The promotion of European SMEs’ 5G products and services
Yuri Chianese
, Co-founder and Board Member, Chief Growth Officer, Applied Research to Tecnologies

15:20 How to access the 5G testing facilities in Italy
Mauro Agus, Network System Engineer, TIM

15:40 New European funding tools for 5G applications developed by SMEs
Maurizio Cecchi, President, Associazione P.I.I.U.

16:00 break

16:30 Products and services presentation by SMEs selected through “Call for ideas”

17:00 One-to-one meetings with industrial and commercial partners of 5G EVE
(for participating SMEs)

18:00 End of session

HOSTED EVENT

delivered by

5G & MOBILITY SERVICES

april 2 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

5G for Autonomous Driving

During this workshop, the initiative of the European Commission 5G CARMEN will be presented to encourage the adoption of this technology for Autonomous Driving services in the Brenner motorway corridor.

Through interaction with the industrial partners of the project – including the Fiat and TIM Research Center – we will try to exploit the innovation capacity of the SMEs participating in the event, giving space to the presentation of their ideas and their potential services.

9:30 Overview of the 5G CARMEN initiative
Roberto Riggio, 5G-CARMEN Project Coordinator – Head of Smart Networks and Services (SENSE) Unit, FBK – Fondazione Bruno Kessler

9:50 The 5G technology for Autonomous Driving
Roberto Fantini
, Senior Wireless Access Engineer, TIM

10:10 The promotion of European SMEs’ 5G products and services
Maurizio Cecchi, Presidente, Associazione P.I.I.U.

10:30  Autonomous Driving use cases in the Brenner motorway corridor
Filippo Visintainer, Technical Fellow, CRF – Centro Ricerche Fiat

10:50 New European funding tools for 5G applications developed by SMEs
Maurizio Cecchi
, Presidente, Associazione P.I.I.U.

11:10 break

11:30 Products and services presentation by SMEs selected through “Call for ideas” 

12:00 One-to-one meetings with industrial and commercial partners of 5G CARMEN
(for participating SMEs)

13:00 End of session

HOSTED EVENT

delivered by

OPEN INNOVATION

CONNECTING CORPORATES WITH ENTREPRENEURS

april 1 3:30 – 4:30 pm

ROUND TABLE | Co-Innovation: How can corporates and start-ups build win-win partnerships?

(coming soon)

OPEN INNOVATION

in collaboration with

STARTUP SPOTLIGHT

april 1 4:30 – 5:30 pm


Selected startups and scaleups pitch to user companies, corporate ventures, corporate accelerators, incubators and professional investors

(coming soon)

OPEN INNOVATION

in collaboration with

SMART SERVICES FOR SMART COMPANIES

IOT MEETS FUNDING: DIGITAL EUROPE 2021-2027

april 2 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Getting ready for the calls

The EU program with € 9bn for cybersecurity, AI, supercomputing, e-government and advanced digital skills.
How to deal with the new tool and plan projects in line with development objectives, taking advantage of synergies with Horizon Europe, CEF and the Structural Funds

SMART SERVICES

in collaboration with

IOT MEETS INNOVATION MANAGERS

april 2 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Domestic policies and Innovation Managers supporting the technological innovation processes in companies

Competitiveness depends largely on the ability to manage and promote innovation, instead of undergoing it: within this scenario, the Innovation Manager becomes a key role who is asked to express not only technological skills but also the ability to understand the management processes of companies and to develop the so-called “culture of innovation” within them.

In the session, the Innovation Managers analyze opportunities and criticalities related with this new figure, established within Industry 4.0 to encourage innovation processes and digital transformation in businesses.

SMART SERVICES

IOT MEETS HUMAN RESOURCES

april 2 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Skill shortage and Open Innovation

Companies in all sectors today must keep up with the pace of technological evolution in order not to risk losing market share. Research and development resources are becoming a crucial success factor, however there is a lack of well-trained ICT professionals in the labor market to carry out this type of activity.
The session analyzes these crucial issues and brings real examples of Open Innovation projects, in particular regarding the introduction of key technologies such as AI, IoT and Blockchain.

Key Takeaways

  • New professional profiles related to the most advanced digital technologies
  • University and business needs, does the gap in technological knowledge increase or decrease?
  • How to choose project partners: research and businesses in the IoT sector
  • Open Innovation projects in Europe and in Italy
  • Scaling-up: where to start?

SMART SERVICES

EDGE COMPUTING PLATFORMS & ARCHITECTURES

april 2 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The new technology challenge for interconnected services

The digital transformation leads to business applications that are increasingly generating data. In particular in the IoT area, the amount of data collected through sensors connected to the network is constantly increasing, therefore requiring high performance in order to make applications efficient and effective.

Edge-based solutions move critical functions to the peripheral part of the IoT infrastructure – that is, where data are increasingly generated. For example, edge functions related to real-time data processing, data aggregation and data protection, overcome the bandwidth and latency time issues typical of cloud infrastructures.

It is therefore an increasingly important component of IoT infrastructures in services where a timely and autonomous response from devices is required, such as in the mobility sector or manufacturing, but not only.

Key Takeaways

  • Edge Analytics, how to merge the computing powers within network devices to process real-time information
  • Improve the performance and security of IoT architectures with the Edge approach
  • Use cases for the integration of edge and cloud architectures
  • Opportunity to improve the production chain in manufacturing
  • Safe drive, smoother traffic flows and optimization of energy consumption, the opportunities of the Edge architecture for the future mobility


EVOLVING SCENARIOS

april 2 9:30 – 10:30 am

“INTERNET OF ENERGY”, THE ENABLER OF INNOVATIVE SERVICES

The evolutionary thrusts of the energy sector are many, from the paradigm shift between centralized and distributed management to the increase of awareness for the end user, from the lighting systems connected to the networks to the opportunities to achieve energy efficiency in both the public and private sectors.

Among the phenomena that prove to be crucial in the next period, the interconnected lights constitute a pervasive network of objects, capable of exchanging data with centralized control systems, in order to create variable light scenarios, control energy consumption but also to integrate other systems such as access control and security. But also the development scenarios for electric vehicles and the related charging infrastructure network pose questions about the enormous opportunity and the current limitations to be faced to make the electric alternative possible.

The needs to be satisfied are numerous and include communication services suitable for vertical applications, the standardization of technological layers and protocols, interoperability between devices, sharing of network infrastructures, adequate security measures and privacy management.

Key Takeaways

  • Beyond simple distribution: market, technology trends and development of development of the Internet of Energy
  • Digitization and customer experience in the Smart Grid, the enabling factors for the diffusion of innovative services among customers in the public and private sector
  • Communication systems for energy: integration with telecommunications
  • Energy efficiency and enabling technologies in the public and private sector, for the home, business and city environment
  • Smart Lighting, IoT technology at the service of energy efficiency in public and private lighting
  • Electric recharge, business models and key development factors in the sector
  • Technological trends to overcome limits such as battery life and charging times that are not compatible with the user’s needs

ESCO TECH FORUM

april 2 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Technology perspectives and enabling behaviors supporting the systemic approach to Energy Efficiency

ESCo Tech Forum is the place where ASSOEsco explores innovation in technology,  in behaviors and in the legal framework, allowin Public Administrations to promote and facilitate investments, operators to finance them and plants to connect in a “prosumer” network .

(coming soon)

in collaboration with

INDUSTRY 4.0 AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

april 2 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

(coming soon)

in collaboration with

SMART LIGHTING

april 2 4:00 – 5:00 pm

IoT technology for energy efficiency in public and private lighting

Becoming “smart” is the ambition of many city administrations that have the goal of developing innovation and improving the quality of life of their citizens. Urban lighting is one of the founding points of this ambition, as intelligent and connected lighting not only allows cities to become more energy efficient, more responsive and adaptable to citizens’ needs but can also promote sustainability and help urban spaces become safer and more comfortable.

Key Takeaways

  • How can cities bring additional services and infrastructure through smart lighting systems to improve quality of life?
  • What are the challenges they face today?
  • Analysis of the management models applicable in the acquisition and control of strategic data from public lighting infrastructures
  • IoT lighting solutions for cities as well as enterprise buildings and industrial areas.

CYBERSECURITY BY DESIGN

april 2 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Security playing a leading role in design requirements

Traditionally, cyber security has become a focal point for organizations only after a cyber attack. This reactivation approach is expensive and inefficient, and unfortunately very common. Cyber Security By Design is a proactive approach to cyber security, recognizing that cyber attacks are a case of when, not if.

The “by design” approach to security in software is today the only way to guarantee security in digital business. Moreover, cybersecurity is an element of great complexity in which we must also intervene in the electronic, hardware, telecommunications aspect, with protocols and network solutions and information transmission.
A close collaboration between these areas is therefore necessary, involving all the subjects: research companies, universities and players that develop tools to defend against attacks.
Tools that must already be born by including security in the design of the element itself and the solution to be put on the network.

Key Takeaways

  • The cybersecurity ecosystem
  • Designing and measuring cybersecurity in software, hardware and network architectures
  • The European IT security and digital services certification system established with the Cybersecurity Act
  • Make sure the products or services are safe from the design and by default
  • Ensure the secure updating of software and hardware
  • Protecting the data collected, stored, transmitted

NETWORKS & DATA PROTECTION

april 2 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Approaches and best practices in the IoT industry

Security in the IoT world is often associated with the need to protect connections between physical devices and the network. This is certainly one point of view for the Internet of objects, but it is not the only or most important one. The purpose of creating IoT solutions is to transform a myriad of disconnected data into information allowing the control of the solutions adopted and improve them thanks to timely decisions.

This entails the need to ensure safety throughout the IOT chain, from raw data to consequent information, to the implementation of any changes. It is therefore a matter of securing data, systems and connections with different characteristics and complexities.

The session therefore examines the different security aspects that affect an IoT project starting from how to guarantee the protection of connections but, also and above all, how to guarantee the integrity, confidentiality and availability of data at every stage of the life cycle of the project itself.

Key Takeaways

  • Identifying the best defense approaches in view of the complexity of networks and the number of devices to be protected
  • Balancing the cost-benefit ratio of an IoT solution considering the different value of  information with respect to the value of raw data
  • Understanding and identifying corporate responsibilities in the definition, implementation and management of a security solution in the IoT field
  • Evaluate the need for an innovative rather than conservative approach in the application of security strategies in the IoT field
  • Acquire tools, techniques and solutions to mitigate the risks related to IT security in complex and evolving environments

GDPR IN IOT

april 2 4:30 – 5:30 pm

The obligations for the processing of the acquired data impose the creation of information structures capable of guaranteeing the confidentiality, integrity, availability and resilience of the data management systems and services on a permanent basis

The compliance with the GDPR standard therefore imposes precise obligations on the level of security offered by those who acquire and process such data.

The session aims to provide an overview of “best practices” and guidelines proposed by the main actors involved in the planning, implementation and management of data processing systems compliant with the standard with particular regard to IOT applications.

On the one hand, an answer will be given to how to properly identify the data that fall within the sphere of influence of the standard in an IOT implementation, on the other, what is the state of the art relating to the application of the standard.

Key Takeaways

  • Identifying the method to manage the data subject to GDPR in the IOT area
  • Understand how to manage such data according to regulatory requirements
  • Identify the corporate subjects involved in the implementation and management of data subject to GDPR in the IOT area
  • Recognize the main suppliers of technology and solutions aimed at addressing compliance requirements

INTERNET OF BLUE

INTERNET OF AIR

april 2 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Significantly improve the levels of efficiency, comfort and user experience, ensuring a level of interaction between user and technology unthinkable until recently and definitively transforming the way we live spaces, indoors and outdoors. These are the advantages that the Internet of Things brings today, thanks to technologies that allow not only to detect the various factors of air quality, the humidity, CO2, other polluting elements but also to communicate them to management systems that analyze them and give real-time and remote responses to devices.

The connection of the systems to the network allows users to stay up to date on the air status of their buildings and homes, through apps installed on their smartphone devices with which to regulate ventilation and temperature , but also carry out scheduled diagnoses and predictive maintenance.

The collection and analysis of data is helpful to better understand the functioning of buildings and to make the appropriate management changes in order to optimize the flow of operations and programming and reduce energy consumption, improving overall building management .

In the external environment big data capabilities, such as analytics and machine learning, can be applied to the measurements and related data sets, such as weather and traffic, to add context to the data and understand the causes and fluctuations in air pollution levels.

Key Takeaways

  • Air quality monitoring and management architectures: from sensors to smart building management systems
  • User experience: the technologies for the usage tuning without sacrificing comfort and well-being
  • Innovative systems to guarantee timely maintenance, diagnose faults and remote malfunctions, perform preventive maintenance
  • Raising the energy efficiency of residential, commercial and industrial buildings
  • Using Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence to tackle the problem of air pollution
INTERNET OF BLUE

INTERNET OF WATER

april 2 3:30 – 4:30 pm

The Internet of Water is about sharing and integrating water data that are used to inform decision-making and improve the management of the water supply.

As managing the supply of water is becoming a critical task, domestic, commercial and industrial water services are increasingly utilising IoT capabilities for metering, leakage detection, distribution and planning.

The technology trend leads toeard dynamic, interconnected networks where water data are readily discoverable, easily accessible, of known quality, and are put to use to take decisions for the water rsources management.

New water infrastructures enable data to flow seamlessly between users and decision-makers, who need accurate, timely data to understand current conditions, identify sustainability problems, illuminate possible solutions, track progress, and adapt along the way.

Communities need easy-to-understand metrics of water conditions and , a sustained effort is required to accelerate the development of open data and information systems to support sustainable water resources management.

Key Takeaways

  • Approaches for the implementation of efficient and profitable smart water solutions
  • Real-time monitoring of water assets
  • Smart meters: tools for the consumption of water monitoring, build a better relationship with customers and bill accurately for the amount of water consumed by each household and business.
  • IoT applications addressing the water industry requirements for smart meter communications, such as long battery life, taking readings every hour or less and communications coverage for difficult to reach locations

 

INTERNET OF BLUE

CODER 4.0

april 1 – 2


The first event dedicated to the presentation, through technical workshops and laboratories, of hw and sw platforms and products to the ecosystem of ICT developers from user companies, system integrators, startups, freelancers and makers.

(coming soon)