Australia’s most illustrious IoT Conference is back!

Thursday 14th October 8.30 – 18.00. Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre
The time is now – Implementing Internet of Things technology today to meet the challenges of tomorrow

We’re excited to announce that IoT Impact, the official conference of the IoTAA, has merged with the IoT Festival and will take place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre next year on 14 October 2021.

IoT Impact is already established as THE industry event for the IoT sector, and combined with the editorially curated content from the IoT Festival, will ensure that this is the only event IoT professionals and buyers need to attend in 2021 IoT Impact brings together vertical sectors in an exciting format to highlight the benefits of IoT to Australian businesses.

IoT Impact will attract over 500 delegates – buyers of IoT that you want to do business with.

  • REVEAL leading thinkers’ insights into how the IoT creates new opportunities
  • SHOWCASE new and emerging IoT technologies
  • SHARE IoT success stories from practitioners across all sectors of the economy

By attending IoT Impact you will

  • Become more informed on Australian IoT Projects and the results they have achieved
  • Be educated in the latest IoT technologies and solutions that can help your business
  • Meet IoT practitioners and experts who can advise and help your company implement IoT solutions
  • Develop your knowledge on how IoT can help you get better ROI
  • Increase your network and meet like minded professionals and clients who can help grow your business

Are you interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at IoT Impact or the IoT Awards? Register your interest here and we’ll be in touch with more information

Register your interest

Tickets to attend the conference will go on sale in May and can be purchased directly from this site once available.

The one day conference will include

Keynotes from leading Australian customers demonstrating how they have implemented IoT

Panels discussing best practice in all work stream verticals

Breakout workshops to further expand knowledge and understanding

Exhibition stands showcasing leading Australian IoT vendors, with demos and real world examples

Networking opportunities with breakout areas and post conference drinks

Presentation of the winners of the IoT Awards at the sit down gala dinner

Meet the experts

As well as Keynote and guest speakers from Australia’s best practitioners of IoT, IoT Impact will be hosted and curated by senior editors and personnel from the IoT Hub and the IoTAA

William MaherEditor – IoT Hub

As Commercial Editor, William is responsible for IoT Hub’s content. He has over 20 years’ experience writing about technology as a journalist, editor and corporate writer.

Frank ZeichnerCEO, IoTAA

Frank Zeichner is a leader in the development of the Australian IoT ecosystem and is the foundation CEO of the IoT Alliance Australia (IoTAA) the peak Australian IoT industry body.

Piers Hogarth-ScottChair Executive Council

Piers has 25 years of digital transformation experience as a management consultant with big four professional services firms and multinational digital agencies. Piers leads the IoT consulting practice at KPMG Digital Delta

Meredith HodgmanChair, Smart Cities Workstream

Meredith is Co-Founder and International Program Director of the advocacy group, Women in Smart Cities Global and the International Engagement Manager for the City of Sydney. Meredith has a background in law, sustainable transport, and digital transition. 

Ian McLeod, FAIM GAICDVice Chair, Energy Workstream

Director Smart Energy Centre of Excellence for Enzen; Non-Executive Board Director for Australian utilities Powercor Australia and South Australia Power Networks, and communication carrier National Narrowband Networks Co (NNNCo); Member of the Global Executive Leadership Network and Global Ambassador for Edison Electric Institute

Sam SeddonCo-Chair, Data Use and Availability Workstream

Co-Chair with Peter Leonard, Sam’s focus is on data discovery and business models for data sharing. Sam is co-founder of agri-data start-up Wollemi.io, a farmer-centric marketplace for agi-food data with a mission to make data easily accessible to everyone so as to accelerate next generation innovation in the agri-food supply chain

Peter Leonard

Peter is a commercial lawyer and consultant on data and technology commercialisation, including data sharing, data analytics and associated risk management and regulation, including privacy, surveillance and data protection. Ranked as a leading technology and data lawyer in all current global legal directories, Peter was voted Best Lawyers’ ‘Sydney Information Technology Lawyer of the Year for 2016’. 

Eric HamiltonVice-Chair, Energy Workstream

Eric Hamilton is an experienced engineer that has worked in telecommunications for more than 40 years. Eric has held senior positions in Telstra, Optus and OzEmail, prior to becoming the CTO for Unwired Australia – the first wireless broadband provider to become commercially successful. 

Matt TettChair, Cybersecurity & Network Resilience Workstream

Matt is MD of Enex TestLab, an independent testing laboratory, and Chairman of Enex Carbon security consultancy. Matt has a technical background in network and security systems and holds security certifications: CISSP, CISM, CSEPS and CISA, Government and Police Contractor security clearances. He is a member of ISACA and (ISC)2. Matt provided advice for the Attorney General Department’s Stay Smart Online program (www.staysmartonline.gov.au). 

David GoadCo-Chair, IoT Start-up Innovation Workstream

David has over 20 years of industry experience in senior leaderships roles with KPMG Consulting, Microsoft and Hitachi Solutions. David created a successful IT start-up, built it into a global award-winning business and then sold it.

Haroon KasimChair, Health Workstream

Haroon is currently Practicing Clinician in NSW Health. He has more than a decade of experience in the Australian healthcare system across multiple states and health services. Haroon formally trained for leadership positions within health with a deep understanding of the Australian health system and networks. 

Matthew TatiCo-Chair, IoT Start-up Innovation Workstream

Matthew is a project manager, consultant and innovator with nearly 20 years’ experience in digital, mobile and the Internet of Things. His experience includes work with corporates, government agencies and start-ups across Australia and in the USA. He has managed the delivery of some of Australia’s largest and highest profile eCommerce projects and was previously Mobile Lead in the Digital Innovation team at BOC Gas (a member of the Linde Global manufacturing group).

Ken HolderChair, Collaboration Workstream

Ken has more than 20 years’ experience in designing and delivering technology solutions, having commenced his career in power systems engineering following by building deep expertise in industrial control systems and automation.  Ken works in KPMG Digital Delta as an Associate Director in their market-leading IoT Practice. 

Mark AtkinsonChair, Energy Workstream

Mark Atkinson is the Director Solutions Delivery APAC, responsible for introducing the Itron Internet of Things portfolio into ANZ-Pacific markets. The primary focus is to deliver innovative business solutions to enable customers to achieve enhanced business outcomes from their assets and to deliver superior outcomes to end customers. 

Sample Agenda*

The conference will consist of Keynotes, stream presentations, panels and workshops. Delegates will come together for the opening address, keynotes and closing address, but can choose which stream presentations they attend throughout the day.

8.00 - 9.00 CIO Breakfast
8.15 - 9.00 Arrival/registration/Expo
9.00 - 9.20 Opening Address- IoTAA/IoT Hub
9.20 - 9.50 Keynote
9.50 - 10.20 Keynote
10.50 - 11.20 Keynote
10.20 - 10.50 Morning tea/Networking/Expo
STREAM 1 STREAM 2 STREAM 3
11.20 - 12.00 Presentation Food/Agiculture Presentation Transport Presentation Smart Cities
12.00 - 12.40 Panel Health Panel Energy Panel Water
12.40 - 13.40 Networking Lunch/Expo
12.40 - 13.40 Workshop Workshop Workshop
13.40 - 14.20 Presentation Security Presentation Data Presentation Interoperability
14.20 - 15.00 Panel Ai Panel Collaboration Panel Manufacturing
15.00 - 15.45 Afternoon Tea/Networking/Expo
15.45 - 17.15 Keynote
17.15 - 17.30 Closing Address - IoTAA/IoT Hub
17.30 - 18.30 Networking Drinks
18.30 - 22.00 IoT Awards - Gala Dinner and Presentation

*this is a sample agenda only, and will be updated in the coming months as keynotes, speakers and panels are confirmed. Please refer back to the website for latest information.

IOT Awards

Following the success of the 2020 IoT Awards here, which was a joint venture between the IoTAA and the IoT Hub, we are delighted to announce that the 2021 IoT Awards will be celebrated at a Gala Dinner straight after the culmination of the conference. Entries and ticket sales will open in July.

FAQs

Want to know more? Who wouldn’t! Take a look at our FAQ guide below for the details…

Tickets can be purchased from the 1st June directly from this site.
Workshops are by registration only once the subject matter has been confirmed. We will update the site with details once registration is open.
Yes. Delegates are free to move between streams throughout the day, although we will have limits on how many people are allowed in each room.
Yes. Tickets will be refunded if the event is cancelled, and not postponed, due to government restrictions, or border closures. See T&C here.
Yes – if you are unable to attend but a colleague can, please just let us know the change of name Here so we can have the correct name badge ready.
We have a range of Expo and sponsorship opportunities available at IoT Impact. Please contact Joanne Ross jross@nextmedia.com.au or register your interest here

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Contact

Joanne Ross

Head of Projects

jross@nextmedia.com.au
02 9901 6334