Industry practitioners, executives, technology developers, and other IoT stakeholders are invited to submit a speaking proposal for review and inclusion within the program by Friday, April 6, 2018.    For full information on submitting a speaking proposal, please click here.  Submissions are invited on the following, and related, topics:

Area 1: IoT Business Models, Trends, and Strategies for Deployment

  • Applications of sensor data to generate value in specific business environments
  • Success strategies and business models for emerging IoT applications
  • Measuring IoT value and maximizing ROI
  • Implementation case studies and lessons learned across industry verticals
  • Utilizing IoT technology to move existing business operations and models to new levels
  • Collaborating and integrating across ecosystem partners and technology providers

    Area 2: Enabling IoT Technology Advances

  • Progress in IoT interoperability and integration across devices
  • Big Data frameworks for IoT
  • Sensors: technology and developments
  • Sensor analytics
  • Architecture systems for IoT pervasive sensing and data sharing
  • Embedded systems and connected embedded devices in IoT
  • IoT platforms and software advances
  • Current R&D, experimental and pilot IoT projects
  • Data streaming and parsing tools and strategies
  • Semantic web, IoT, and the evolving next-generation Internet
  • Cloud computing, wireless sensor networks, and communication advances
  • Standards and control system technologies
  • Storage of scalable high-volume IoT data
  • Software-defined networks and IoT
  • Next-generation chips for meeting IoT needs
  • Device interoperability, integration, and standards
  • Data management and Big Data analytics for IoT applications
  • Mobile cloud computing advances
  • IPv6 and the future of IoT
  • Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN) and Wireless IoT WAN
  • Edge cloud for IoT
  • Combinatorial data and IoT edge processing

    Area 3: IoT Security and Privacy

  • Artificial intelligence to support security in IoT
  • Data security and personal information privacy
  • IoT security threats and solutions
  • Device and communication protocol security
  • Securing the Cloud
  • Convergence of cyber systems, physical systems, and humans
  • New technologies for enhancing data security and privacy
  • Holistic and integrated strategies to addressing risk
  • Avoiding security incidents in IoT implementations

    Area 4: Consumer IoT, Wearables, and Impact on Society

  • Designing human-focused IoT applications
  • Latest developments in consumer electronics and wearables
  • The human-machine interface
  • Virtual reality systems
  • Connected home entertainment devices
  • Connected cars
  • Enabling next-generation wearable devices

    Area 5: IoT Smart Buildings, Connected Homes, and Smart Cities

  • Designing human-focused IoT applications
  • Smart products in the Connected Home and the role of IoT
  • Network and network protocols for smart city, building, and home IoT applications
  • Connected system elements
  • Wireless mesh networks and IoT wireless protocols
  • Law enforcement and public safety applications
  • IoT in building energy management and automation systems
  • Home energy conservation
  • IoT for enhancing citizen engagement and interaction
  • Smart City IoT case studies and pilots
  • Smart government
  • Urban ICT advances
  • Aggregation of Smart Homes into Smart Communities

    Area 6: Industrial IoT: Applications in Manufacturing, Commercial and Retail Environments

  • Industrial IoT advances, impacts, and case studies
  • Improving performance and optimizing digital operations via IoT
  • Role of IoT in increasing Big Data impact on manufacturing
  • Industrial process control and production monitoring
  • Workforce communication, coordination and data sharing
  • Productivity and quality assurance advances
  • Industry-specific deployments, trials and lessons learned to date
  • Developing agile and flexible production processes
  • IoT and corporate IT systems
  • IoT industrial automation
  • Supply chain management
  • Predictive maintenance for industrial IoT
  • Emergence of the Smart Factory
  • Augmented reality, wearables, and industrial IoT
  • Teleoperation and smart robotics
  • IoT in utilities, oil & gas, and energy sector
  • IoT smart grid, demand response, and the New Energy Internet
  • Healthcare applications: e-Wellness, assisted living
  • IoT in the finance industry
  • Enterprise smart glasses and workforce enablement
  • Internet of People (IoP) / Internet of Workers (IoW)
  • Smart network infrastructures for industrial IoT

    Area 7: IoT in Transportation and Traffic Management

  • Smart parking
  • Electric vehicle and public transportation applications of IoT
  • IoT smart charging networks
  • Traffic monitoring and flow management
  • IoT in intelligent street lighting
  • Smart tracking (cargo and transport)

    Area 8: Climate Control, Waste Management and Environmental Monitoring

  • Improving the performance of water plants and networks
  • CO2 emissions and pollution monitoring
  • Natural disaster and emergency notification applications of IoT
  • Agricultural IoT and irrigation management
  • Water metering and leak detection