Bengaluru to stage for IoTNext 2018 on Oct 30th; aims to raising IoT Quotient of India

The India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), the trade body representing the Indian Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry, and The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE, Bangalore Chapter) will be hosting the Fourth edition of IoTNext to co-learn, discuss and debate the state of affairs and the pace of deployment on Internet of Things (IoT) and new upcoming Technologies that will disrupt the current scenario on October 30th- 31st, 2018 in Bengaluru.

IoTNext 2018, themed ‘Transformation at the IoT Edge’, will be hosted in Bangalore at Leela Palace, Bangalore on 31st October along with a host of Workshops and Master Classes on relevant topics on 30th October in various IoTNext partner venues in Bangalore. The keynote for the conference will be delivered by Dr. Hiroaiki Kitano, the Founder of Sony AIBO Robot Dog, President of Sony Labs, and President and Founder of Systems Biology Institute in Japan.

As part of IoTNext 2018, IoTForum will host curated and relevant hands-on workshops and master classes on Day 1 of IoTNext 2018 on Tuesday 30 October. They start at 10.00 AM at different IoTNext partner venues in Bangalore. The ‘Preparing for M&A/Exit’ Master Class is a must attend by every startup Founder hosted by global experts from Silicon Valley, E&Y, PwC and ex-M&A Head of Standard Chartered. Other Master Class and Workshops include ‘Developing business case and ROI for industrial IoT’; ‘5G for IoT’; ‘Accelerate Deep learning Inference by Intel’; ‘Cyber Security and Edge Compute by Cisco’; ‘Building IoT Solutions using LPWAN by Tata Communication’; ‘A special Hardware/IoT security white hacking Hackathon’ and ‘Pathways to Connectivity and Security for industrial IoT by security experts at NexIoT’.

The second day of the summit is the conference at Leela Palace on Wednesday, October 31, which will see sessions on topics like IoT Blockchain, Edge Computing and IoT Security; the Current State of Smart Cities; Scaling up and Preparing for Exits and Progress on Industry 4.0. It will be followed by IoTNext Awards session for the most promising IoT startups in India and the release of the updated IoT Startup Directory by IoTForum.


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