The 2nd weM2M Workshop: Enabling IoT/M2M Solutions

February 26, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Brewery
52 Chiswell Street
London EC1Y 4SD

ITaaU, Queen Mary University and InterDigital Europe

About the workshop

Radical changes in the way we interact with things are happening right now. Intelligent, connected devices offer almost real-time information, but to become the foundation for more accurate predictions and recommendations, we need to interconnect billions of devices and integrate data streams from multiple sectors and geographies.

The second WeM2M workshop will bring together leading academics, software developers, innovators, opportunity creators and public authorities to share ideas, opportunities and solutions to make possible the evolution from simple connectivity (M2M) to the real internet of things (IoT).

Who should attend:

  • M2M / IoT research, development, design
  • Planning and deployment
  • Academic institutions
  • Transportation, health, energy, and other industries
  • Government
  • Local and public authorities
  • National labs
  • Funding entities
  • International organisations
  • Interested and related startups and SMEs
  • Service providers
  • Telecom operators
  • System integrators
  • Environment and social sectors

Why attend?

  • Explore the whole M2M / IoT value chain
  • Understand the real needs of users, future smart cities and sectors
  • Learn what the unsolved problems and opportunities are
  • Build business contacts in a multi-disciplinary context

Confirmed speakers:

  • William Webb, CEO Weightless SIG, President of the IET
  • Tim Gammons, Director Intelligent Transport Solutions, Arup
  • Tony Blackmore, Intelligent Transport Systems Specialist, Buckinghamshire County Council
  • Colin Balfour, Founder and Managing Director, Traak Systems Ltd.
  • Prof. Irene Ng, Director International Institute for Product and Service Innovation, University of Warwick
  • Justin Anderson, Chairman & CEO Flexeye and Lead Hyper/CAT Consortium
  • Paul Wilson, Managing Director, Bristol is Open
  • Jonathan Wiggin, CEO, NWave Technologies Ltd


Start time End time Label Description
09:00 09:30 Registration
09:30 10:00 Intro Welcome and opening
10:00 11:00 Session 1:Challenges What is stopping us from an open marketplace for data assets, applications and the Internet of Things
11:00 11:30 Break  Morning refreshments and demo session
11:30 12:30 Session 2: Opportunities From where a competitive marketplace for Internet of Things can emerge?
12:30 14:00 Lunch  Lunch and demo sessions
14:00 15:00 Session 3: Business Models How the IoT and Open Data can produce sustainable ecosystems?
15:00 15:20 Break  Afternoon refreshments
15:20 16:30 Session 4: Solutions What is being done to make the Internet of Things a reality?

Workshop organising committee:

  • Frank Yue Gao, Queen Mary University of London
  • Rafael Cepeda, InterDigital UK
  • Steve Brewer, IT as a Utility Network 
This event is supported by the RCUK-funded IT as a Utility Network+ and InterDigital.
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Note: registration closes 20 February 2015