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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.

This seminar covers:

  • 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

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Location: GSMA Seminar Theatre 1, CC1.5

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

Carlos Carazo

Director IoT Platforms & Technology, Telefónica

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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Carlos Carazon Cepedano, Telefonica: Big Data and IoT Security

Adam Armer, Vodafone: Mobile IoT

Mike Zeto, AT&T: Drones in the context of smart cities

Paul Copping, Digital Greenwich: Digital Greenwich – initiatives and collaboration

Luis Munoz, University of Cantabria (Santander Smart City): Santander Smart cities initiatives- challenges, best practices and IoT Big Data and standardised communication

Mike Lee, Far EasTone: Tainan smart cities initiatives and collaboration with city officials
 

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