IoT Tech Expo Europe 2017: Highlights from the two day event in Berlin

Firstly, we’d like to thank all those who attended the IoT Tech Expo Europe 2017 which returned to Berlin at a new venue with an extended agenda, larger expo, brand new topics and two co-located events covering Blockchain and AI. The event attracted an audience of over 4,000 attendees with delegates from across Europe and beyond. We hope you found the event beneficial and made some new connections.

We would also like to say a huge thank you to our sponsors, speakers and exhibitors for their involvement in the event and for making it a fascinating and diverse two days.

The two-day event hosted 2 co located events, 10 conference tracks, an exhibition, start-up incubator, IoT meetup and an evening of networking. On the first day speakers including Sigfox, T-Systems, Nestlé, Volvo CE, Daimler, Santander and Johnson Controls took to the stage to explore Industry 4.0, process automation & predictive maintenance, blockchain, the future of IoT development, creating a seamless smart building ecosystem, IoT 2022 and more.

Day 2 welcomed the new conference tracks ‘Smart Transportation & Cities’ and ‘IoT in Enterprise’ with speakers from Microsoft, Deutsche Bahn, Coca-Cola, Hamburg Sud, John Deere, BMW, Turkish Airlines, City of Tampere, Nice, Graz, European Space Agency, GSK, Allianz and more sharing their knowledge and experiences across a range of industries and verticals.

Here are a few pictures of the show and you can share yours with us using the hashtag #IoTTechExpo

We have upcoming IoT Tech Expo’s in Silicon Valley and you can view further details for each here:

IoT Tech Expo North America – 29-30th November, Santa Clara, Silicon Valley

IoT Tech Expo Global – 18-19th April, Olympia London

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7 free things you can get involved with at Europe’s leading IoT event in Berlin next week

Europe’s leading IoT event will return to Berlin next week and there are plenty of free areas which you can get involved with over the two days. Taking place on the 1-2nd June, the IoT Tech Expo event will explore the entire IoT ecosystem, introducing the latest technology innovations across 6 conference tracks, a start-up zone, 2 co-located events covering Blockchain and AI, an exhibition showcasing the latest innovations and the IoT meetup.

Here are just 7 of the free aspects at the event which you can get involved with:

1. 3 FREE conference tracks

Namely, ‘Developing for the IoT’, ‘IoT Innovations & Technologies’ and ‘Blockchain Technologies’, this is a fantastic chance to explore the wider area of IoT and Blockchain, and hear from a range of industry leaders from brands including Volvo CE, Sigfox, Visa, Coca-Cola, BMW, Bluetooth, ESA, Allianz, Daimler, GSK, Metro, Johnson Controls & more.

2. Keynote Panel: How is the IoT shaping consumer-brand relationships in retail & beyond?

Within the IoT Innovations conference, senior representatives from Coca-Cola, Visa, Benetton Group and Wingu will explore how IoT can create a direct brand-consumer channel, and the potential it holds for multi-way communication. How does this evolving landscape affect retailer’s relationship with their customers, both in store and digitally?  June 2nd – 3:10pm.

3. The vast exhibition showcasing the latest tech

With 200+ exhibitors, including the most innovative start-ups, you will get to see the latest IoT, Blockchain and AI technologies in action, including drones, smart fridges, mind-reading technology, AI, 3D printing, VR, predictive maintenance and more.

4. The Blockchain & AI Expo

Co-located with the Blockchain Expo and AI Expo, you will be able to explore a host of new and exciting areas including machine learning, bots, deep learning and data analytics, covering verticals from finance to music, real estate to healthcare, insurance to government and more.

5. The IoT meetup

Meet with like-minded individuals at the IoT meetup (June 1st – 4-6pm), network, share knowledge and develop new business opportunities. The aim is to build a community of people and organisations willing to collaborate, explore and innovate. Topics include Industry 4.0, start-up success and Blockchain. Why not join?

6. T-Systems, Z-Wave, tado°, Navigant and Scandic Hotels explore how you can create a seamless connected building ecosystem

With an eye-catching line-up, the speakers discuss what businesses should consider when choosing a connected building or home platform and what role partnerships, cloud and mesh systems will play. June 1st – 2:10pm.

7. A Message from Space: Funding and Support for Down-to-Earth Problem Solvers

The European Space Agency will present the capabilities that space could contribute to IoT services on Earth, in addition to introducing opportunities for funding and support to assess customer driven service concepts. Not to be missed. June 2nd – 3:50pm.

These are just 7 of the free areas you can get involved with at the IoT Tech Expo Europe in Berlin on the 1-2nd June! All you need to do is register for your FREE expo pass to experience all of the above and more.

Click here to view the full agenda at the IoT Tech Expo Europe.

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Join the Arduino workshop in Berlin, March 9th-12th

Arduino Workshop in Berlin

Join us for a weekend of special events at the Arduino Store Berlin! Activities will kick off on Thursday, March 9th with teacher training. On Friday, March 10th and Saturday, March 11th, the Arduino team featuring Tenaya Hurst will present some of the latest products, like the Primo and the Otto; in the afternoon, the focus will shift towards the Arduino Uno WiFi and the Arduino Libretto Kit.

Everyone (ages 8 and up) is welcome to attend the workshops. Teachers, in particular, will have the opportunity to learn how to present and replicate projects with their students, as well as meet and greet each other during a social brunch on Sunday morning. The Arduino Store is also looking to collaborate with more educators, so don’t forget to bring your CV!

Registration is now open. The cost of each workshop, which includes an Arduino kit, is €59 +VAT and will be processed at the Berlin store. Please remember your laptop and power cord, and to download the Arduino IDE before attending! Have questions? Do not hesitate to contact events@arduino.org!

Arduino Workshop in Berlin

Arduino WORK/SHOP

Venue: Arduino Store, Danziger Str. 22, 10435 Berlin, Germany

Thursday, March 9th 
17:00-17:45: Meet, greet and network
18:00-20:00: Teacher training workshop
20:00-20:30: Followup Q&A for teachers interested in collaborating with Arduino Berlin Store

Friday, March 10th
12:30-13:45: New Arduino products introduction (Primo, Otto and more)
14:00-15:45: Workshop 1 – Getting started with Arduino Uno WiFi 
16:00-17:45: Workshop 2 – Getting started with Arduino Uno Libretto Kit
18:00-19:45: Workshop 3 – Getting started with Arduino Uno Libretto Kit

Saturday, March 11th 
9:30-10:45: New Arduino products introduction (Primo, Otto and more)
11:00-12:45: Workshop 4 – Getting started with Arduino Uno WiFi
13:00-14:45 Workshop 5 – Getting started with Arduino Uno Libretto Kit
15:00-16:45: Workshop 6 – Getting started with Arduino Primo 
17:00-18:45: Workshop 7 – Getting started with Arduino Uno Libretto Kit

Sunday, March 12th
10:00-12:00: Teacher brunch

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