The 3rd Annual Internet of Things Europe 2011 Conference, run with the support of the European Commission, joined together business leaders, consumer advocates, policymakers and entrepreneurs to explore what opportunities and risks the Internet of Things will offer businesses and consumers. The conference also explored how the Internet of Things will re-shape our interactions with the real and virtual worlds in the coming years.
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Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Chairman of DigitalEurope SmartGrids Group and Vice President, Head of the EMEA Utilities & Services Industries
** via video presentation.
This high level conference, run with the support of the European Commission explored the development of the Internet of Things and discussed the opportunities and challenges ahead. It explored and discussed the future of the Internet of Things with existing and potential application scenarios and the dimension of new services. The conference also looked at how such smart connected objects and indeed cities may evolve in the future and how application providers can provide opportunities from real-life.
Questions discussed included: What is the development of Internet of Things across the globe? What new business models are emerging for developments in the future? What are the real applications on the ground and who are they for? What are the regulatory challenges for the Internet of Things?
Panellists and speakers at the Internet of Things Europe 2011 Conference shared their insights and addressed such questions in the following sessions:
* Societal challenges and applications for a smart and green planet
* Where are we today? - The International Experience
* Technological developments and business applications
* Sources of funding for the IoT
* Governance, privacy and security
* Standards to support policy
* Tackling resource challenges raised by the IoT
For information regarding this year's event and also next year's event, including speaking, partner and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Tom Chinnock on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)2920 783 025