John Chambers, Executive Chairman of Cisco will be attending the 3rd Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF). The event will be officially held in Dubai on December 6 – 8, 2015, at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
According to the company, Chambers will deliver a keynote on how the Internet of Things (IoT) is creating a new world of possibilities and how as we move into an era of digitization, countries, cities and corporations are going to need to rethink how they approach national infrastructure on a grand scale, and where digitization has the potential to create sustainable and positive impact for every area of society.
In addition to John Chamber’s Keynote, the IoTWF is set to have a packed schedule with the overriding focus being the dramatic transformations now gaining momentum across every global sector and creating a new world of opportunities made possible by the Internet of Things.
The event, according to Cisco, will feature 13 keynote sessions as well as over 28 breakout sessions. Additionally the event will also host four customer deployment case studies, and over 35 hours of networking opportunities, and four customer deployment case studies.
Cisco also revealed that the Forum will be a showcase of opportunity where industry leaders will share innovations, key breakthroughs in technology since the event last took place, discuss opportunities and challenges ahead of us.
The range of topics during the keynote sessions will include:
The Internet of Things and the Next Fifty Years of Moore’s Law by Doug Davis, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Internet of Things (IoT) Group at Intel Corporation, Intel
Scalable Industrial IoT Technologies Enhance the Connected Enterprise by Keith Nosbusch, Chairman and CEO, Rockwell Automation
A Web of Systems for a Digital World by Prof. Dr. Siegfried Russwurm, Chief Technology Officer, Siemens AG
Powering a New Era of Operational Intelligence with the Internet of Things by Dr. Prith Banerjee, EVP and Chief Technology Officer, Schneider Electric
The Industrial Internet and the Power of Service Transformation by William Ruh, CEO, GE Digital & Chief Digital Officer, GE
3M IoT World Conference Keynote by Ashish Khandpur, Senior Vice President, Research and Development, and Chief Technology Officer, 3M Company
Attendees will have the opportunity to experience multiple ‘Proof of Concepts’ (PoCs) in Dubai as part of the Smart City Tour. According to Cisco, on this tour, attendees will be able to see how the urban services of a city come together into a single infrastructure.
Cisco revealed that the most important part of the tour will be at the Command and Control Center demonstrating the horizontal integration of nearly all the PoCs into the City Digital Platform to enable aggregation of data from various sensors, solutions, and partners, advanced data analytics, a wide spectrum of urban services, and partner applications. Attendees will be able to experience the path of the city of the future transformation on either a walking or self-guided tour around Dubai World Trade Center or bus tour to Dubai Design District (d3).
Editor: Darryl Linington