An impressive line-up of speakers will take the stage for the 2018 IoT Festival in Melbourne on June 4 to detail the transformations and new opportunities made possible by IoT.

The festival will close with the announcement of IoT Hub’s 2018 Australian IoT Awards. During the day the summit will feature two conference streams with sessions on: AI and Advanced Analytics, Agtech, Smart Cities and Environments, IIoT and Utilities, Transport and Logistics, Healthcare and Sport, Platforms and Networks, and Cyber Security.

Keynote speakers will include:

  • Microsoft Australia’s IoT Lead, Matt Sinclair, speaking on implementing AI, machine learning and blockchain in IoT
  • Head of technology at Telstra’s Chief Technology Office and Innovation, David Scott, on collaboration, innovation and IoT implementation
  • Digicert’s vice president of IoT Security, Mike Nelson, on best practices for IoT device security
  • Google Cloud customer engineer Russell Nash on AI and machine learning in the cloud
  • Catapult Elite’s CEO Barry McNeill on the growing use of connected devices in high-performance sport
  • Trish Messiter, Clarinox’s CEO, on how connected devices are saving lives in medicine
  • David Haley, Myriota’s CTO and co-founder, on achieving true global connectivity by selecting the IoT platform and networks.

Speakers presenting case studies will include:

  • Steve Toal, director at Database Consultants Australia, on how the City of Melbourne is leveraging data in its smart city initiatives
  • Sundar Iyer, Freestyle Technologies’ general manager global marketing and products, on a South Korean county using smart metering to improve citizen safety and efficiency
  • Sean Starling, Meat & Livestock Australia’s general manager, research, development and innovation, on how the livestock industry is using autonomous systems.

In addition, leading executives from customer organisations and IT companies will participate in discussion panels on:

  • Building smart cities and environments
  • Improving productivity and efficiency with industrial IoT
  • The role of IoT in smart logistics and supply chains
  • The importance of open standards, interoperability and data sharing in IoT platforms
  • The future of transport with autonomous and connected vehicles.

The 2018 IoT Festival will be held at the Melbourne Park Function Centre on Monday 4 June. The full agenda is available and you can register to attend at the IoT Festival’s website.