Why You Should Attend

Microsoft is doubling down on IoT, and recently announced a $5B IoT investment that will enable you to drive more customer value and profitability to your bottom line. Attending this event will show you how you can leverage this investment and Microsoft's partner ecosystem to drive new IoT growth opportunities for your business.

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When:
October 15, 2018
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Where:
Barceló Sants Hotel
Plaça dels Països Catalans, s/n
08014 Barcelona, Spain
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Who Should Attend?

Business and Technical decision makers with an interest in gaining more insights into the latest topics around IoT business transformation, and innovations in IoT security, the intelligent edge, IoT cognitive services, hybrid cloud, and leveraging IoT solution accelerators to build scalable repeatable solutions. By attending, you'll gain actionable insights, deepen partnerships, and unlock the transformative potential of intelligent edge and intelligent cloud solutions. This event will also be a great opportunity to meet and collaborate with Microsoft's customer and partner ecosystem.

Speakers

Rodney Clark
Vice President IoT sales, Microsoft
Sam George
Director of Azure IoT Engineering / Program Management, Microsoft
Sarah Maston
Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft
Søren Lau
General Manager EMEA IoT Device Experience, Microsoft
Galen Hunt
Distinguished Engineer and Managing Director, Azure Sphere, Microsoft
Patrick Ward
Principal Solutions Specialist, IoT, Microsoft
Marcello Majonchi
Senior Program Manager - Azure IoT Central, Microsoft
Ben Kotvis
Managing Architect, BlueMetal
Laurent Remont
Chief Technical Officer, Kontron
Peter Hoffmeister
Senior Director of the IoT Ecosystem Technical Sales, Microsoft
Alex Cirlan
Head of Home Energy Management & Software, E.ON Group

Agenda

Title
Time
Description
Executive Keynote
Rodney Clark Vice President IoT sales
9:00 - 9:30AM

How do you accelerate IoT and optimize opportunities to grow revenue and profitability? Success in IoT requires a mindset in innovation, in business model and in partnership. Rodney Clark, VP of IoT Sales at Microsoft, will share how Microsoft is enabling partners across the IoT value chain to design, build and scale repeatable IoT solutions from edge to cloud.

Intelligent Edge and Intelligent Cloud
Sam George GM IoT R&D, Microsoft
Galen Hunt Distinguished Engineer and Managing Director, Azure Sphere
Alex Cirlan Head of Home Energy Management & Software at E.ON Group
9:30 - 10:30AM

Learn how organizations around the world are building and securing the next generation of end-to-end IoT solutions. The rapid evolution of IoT capabilities affords unprecedented opportunities for business innovation and also new risks to manage. Learn how you can simplify your IoT journey, secure your solutions from device to the cloud and take advantage of more choice and openness to create enterprise-grade IoT and edge solutions.

Morning Break
10:30 - 11:00AM
Building Intelligent Edge Solutions with Microsoft IoT and other Technology Programs
Peter Hoffmeister Sr. Director of the IoT Ecosystem Technical Sales
Ben Kotvis Managing Architect, Bluemetal
Sarah Maston Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft
11:00 - 12:00PM

Learn how innovations in IoT Edge technologies, Cognitive Services and Artificial Intelligence can be easily leveraged to enhance IoT solutions – from simple to complex scenarios. Learn how Distributors, SIs and OEMs can work together to design, build and deploy scalable, repeatable solutions.

The 4 Steps of Digital Transformation
Patrick Ward Principal Solutions Specialist, IoT, Microsoft
Laurent Remont Chief Technical Officer, Kontron
Søren Lau General Manager EMEA IoT Device Experience, Microsoft
12:00 - 1:00PM

Learn about the four stages of digital transformation which companies go through as they leverage the capabilities of the Intelligent Cloud and the Intelligent Edge. Learn how to develop profitable, sustainable and scalable business models in a variety of partnership and commercial scenarios. Learn how to save money for you and your customers, and how to monetize new opportunities.

Lunch
1:00 - 2:00PM
Transforming Your Business
Optional Track 1
Patrick Ward Principal Solutions Specialist, IoT, Microsoft
Abel Smit IoT Consulting & Customer Success Director at Tech Data Europe
Evgenia Ostrovskaya Business Development Director, Retail and Banking, Genetec Europe
Ivan O'Connor Head of IoT, Action Point Technology Group
2:00 - 4:30PM

Building on the morning keynote, learn how other companies have approached business model transformation, and learn how the four stages of digital transformation can apply to your organization. Discuss issues and ideas with a panel of industry experts.

Building Your Intelligent Edge
Optional Track 2
Peter Hoffmeister Sr. Director of the IoT Ecosystem Technical Sales
Maarten Struys Cloud Solutions Architect, Microsoft
Rui Freitas Senior Program Manager, Microsoft
2:00 - 4:30PM

We dive into recent Microsoft IoT Product innovations, from intelligent edge to intelligent cloud, and advancements in AI that create new reference architecture opportunities. Experience connecting edge devices like buttons, sound sensors, industrial wearables and an AI camera to a range of cloud technologies such as Azure IoT Central, Azure IoT Hub, Stream Analytics as well as Machine Learning and AI at the edge.

Azure Central Session
Optional Track 3
Marcello Majonchi Senior Program Manager - Azure IoT Central, Microsoft
2:00 - 4:31PM

Azure IoT Central lowers the barrier to entry to IoT, unlocking new business opportunities and new customer types. Discover how easy it is to build an IoT application stepping through an IoT Central lab. Learn about IoT in a Day “Event in a Box” to drive your IoT business.

Partner-Customer Matchmaking
Available throughout day
All-day

Use our online Matchmaking Tool to meet partners and customers who are looking for new partnership opportunities to design, build and deploy new IoT solutions.

Sponsor Partner Solution Showcase
Available throughout day
All-day

Explore our Partner IoT Solution Showcase that will demonstrate the strength in innovation the Microsoft IoT Partner ecosystem is driving in key verticals in collaboration with Microsoft partner ecosystem.

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