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IoT Elements: Bringing the Smart City to Life

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Start:
February 28 @ 12:00 pm
End:
February 28 @ 2:00 pm
Venue:
Fira Gran Via
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Barcelona, Spain

With 27 billion devices connected globally by 2025, the evolution of smart cities will change our everyday lives, from improving traffic flow to managing pollution and energy efficiency.

Mobile IoT connections, combined with IoT Big Data, usher in a new era of IoT solutions which will help the market to scale and help develop valuable services for citizens such as safer road conditions and new crowd management solutions. This will help provide air pollution monitoring and reduction, water and waste management, and make it safer to attend large events.

Join this seminar to learn about:

  • Innovative smart city solutions being deployed by mobile operators all over the world
  • The benefits for governments when partnering with operators on smart city solutions
  • How to ensure a safer city through secure mobile networks

Location: GSMA Seminar Theatre 1, CC1.5

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Registering your interest to attend this seminar will give you priority entry to the session. Places are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Priority lane access closes 10 minutes before scheduled seminars.

 

Confirmed speakers include:

Michael Zeto

General Manager Smart Cities, AT&T

Paul Copping

Chief Innovation Officer, Digital Greenwich

Mike Lee

Executive Vice President of Enterprise & Carrier BU, FarEasTone

Jose Manuel Cantera Fonseca

Senior Technologist, Telefonica

Mr. José Manuel Cantera holds a Master Degree with honours in Computer Science from University of Valladolid. He also holds an MBA and a Master Degree on research. José has more than sixteen years of experience in the industry. He can play and adapt to multiple roles: multi-language developer, software architect, technical spec writer, technology evangelist, or pursuing new innovation proposals. In addition he loves traveling world-wide and contributing to multi-company joint-ventures, standards organizations or open source software. He is fluent in Java, HTML5, Python and Javascript.
Currently holds a senior technologist position at Telefónica I+D, specialized on the Web, Mobile and IoT Technologies, being at the moment development lead of different applications and showcases which demonstrate the potential of FIWARE technologies applied to Smart Cities.

Prof. Luis Muñoz

Department of Communications, University of Cantabria

Professor Luis Muñoz received both the Telecommunications Engineering degree and Ph.D. from the Polytechnical University of Cataluña (UPC), Spain, in 1990 and 1995, respectively. He also holds a Master in Mathematics, Statistic and Operation Research (Licenciado en Ciencias Matemáticas, UNED). He is head of the Network Planning and Mobile Communications Laboratory belonging to the Communications Engineering Department (DICOM) at the University of Cantabria, Spain. His research focuses on advanced data transmission techniques, heterogeneous wireless multihop networks, Internet o Things, technologies and services in the context of smart cities and applied mathematical methods for telecommunications. He has participated in several National and European research projects belonging to the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th and H2020 Framework Program in which he was technical manager of SmartSantander. He has published over 150 journal and conference papers. He serves as editor of several journals and he has been invited to participate in the Steering Committee and Technical Program Committee of the most relevant international conferences. In parallel to this activity, he serves as consultant for the Spanish Government as well as for different companies in Europe and USA. Last but not least, he has served as expert of the ETSI and European Commission.

Adam Armer

Global Business Development and Innovation Manager IoT, Vodafone

For the past 12 months Adam has worked on developing Vodafone’s IoT strategy with a particular focus on Smart Cities & Narrow Band IoT. He is now Head of Narrow Band IoT Ecosystem development for Vodafone IoT and has a leading role in the delivery of Vodafone’s first low power wide area network. Adam has a degree in Accounting & Law from the University of Manchester and has worked across Fortune 500 technology companies in finance, operations, sales & strategy roles. He was the leading design and delivery manager for Google’s Play Store service launch in Europe and has worked with the likes of Apple, Samsung, Nokia and Lenovo on channel & service development across the EU.

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