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IoT Week 2018 Opening Plenary Session

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9:30 AM, Tuesday 5 Jun 2018 (2 hours)
IoT Week Plenary

Welcome Remarks 9.30-10.25



  • Dr. Sébastian Ziegler, President of the IoT Forum
  • Mr. Alex Bengoa, General Director of Tekniker Foundation 


Institutional Interventions

    • Hon. Mr. Asier Abaunza, Delegate Councilor for Urban Planning, City Council of Bilbao – 8 min Intervention on Bilbao Vision on IoT

    • Hon. Mrs. Estíbaliz Hernáez Laviña – Deputy Minister for Technology, Innovation and Competitiveness, Government of the Basque Country. Intervention on IoT in the Basque Country– 8 min.

    • Dr. Mechthild Rohen, Head of Unit for 'Internet of Things', DG CONNECT Communications Networks, Content & Technologies, European Commission - Intervention on the EC IoT Strategy - 8 min.

    • Dr. Chaesub Lee, Director of the Standardization of Telecommunications Office of the ITU (International Telecommunications Union) – Intervention on IoT and standardization – 8 min.

10.25 – 11.30 High Level Visions on IoT Keynotes

The views from the private sector. 10.25 – 10.55

  • Mr. Alex Bengoa, General Director of Tekniker Foundation – 6 min. Intervention on Industrial Internet of Things

  • Mr. Craig Bachmann, Executive Director of TM Forum – Intervention on 5G and Convergence with IoT – 6 min.

  • Mr. Francisco Arteche, CEO, Euskaltel Group– Intervention on IoT in the economic and business context in the Basque Country – 6 min.

  • Mr. Kees van der Klauw, President of AIOTI (Alliance for the Innovation in the Internet of Things) – Intervention on the Innovation in IoT – 6 min.


Plenary Keynote Speech by Dr. Matthias Scheffler, Professor from the Fritz Haber Institute of Berlin

Making the Data Revolution Happen -- Turning Billions of Data from Computational Materials Science into Knowledge by AI

Closing Remarks by the Chairman of the session: Dr. Sébastien Ziegler, President of the IoT Forum

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