With the Mobile World Congress in the city we would like to make an exceptional event with the MWC attendants, Internet of Things entrepreneurs and local makers the evening before opening doors.
Beers, food, Internet of Things speakers, music and a nice terrace to discover the most outstanding Internet of Things projects in Barcelona and around the world. Welcome to the future!
The confirmed speakers are:
• Marc Pous, theThings.IO
The social network of the Internet of Things
theThings.IO is the social network of the Internet of Things. theThings.IO allows you to connect your networked things and wearables, interact and reprogram them. If you are a maker, hacker or designer, theThings.IO also let you meet up other people who love the Internet of Things.
• Bill Pearson, Intel Developer Zone
How the Internet of Things is creating opportunity for developers
From smart thermostats to computer controlled HVAC, “things” are getting smarter. At the same time, cloud APIs are exploding. Opportunity is everywhere for developers building apps to connect, control, monitor, and analyze the world around them. Hear how Intel is helping developers build applications for the Internet of Things.
• Aldo de Jong, StartupBootcamp IoT accelerator Barcelona
How to build a sucessful IoT startup
Aldo De Jong, co-founder of Claro Partners, will talk about how he is building the Startupbootcamp accelerator program focussed on Data and IoT in Barcelona. He will share the program details with the community. Aldo is also inviting members of the community to apply for the Startupbootcamp pitch day in Barcelona at 4YFN on Feb 25th and the Mini-IoT lab on Feb 26th.
• Martin Feuerhahn, Project Mentor at HWTrek
HWTrek - Changing how crowdfunded hardware is made
Get expert advice from HWTrek Project Mentor Martin Feuerhahn who will share insights on how to navigate the complexities of bringing new hardware to market.
• Michael J. O'Farrell
Exploring the Pending Nanomobility Era
The trajectory of Wearable Computing, AI, 3D Printing and Internet of Everything – combined with the evolutionary dynamics in Nanotechnology, Quantum Computing and Bio-Life Sciences – is forevermore altering our global village. And, all together, this trajectory will alter our personal state in unimaginable and mind-warping ways sooner than we think. This session will introduce new innovation opportunities on the horizon for the pending nanomobility era.
We also want to thank our sponsors who make this meetup possible: Intel® Developer Zone, HWTrek, Moritz and Pangea Coworking.
SOME PRACTICAL INFORMATION
Pangea Coworking is a coworking space at Doctor Trueta 113 (1st floor). The closest metro stations are Bogatell (L4 - yellow line) and Marina (L1 - red line). Afterthat you need to walk a little bit through 22@.
After the event we will go the Mobile Sunday party at the club City Hall (Catalunya metro station). Rudy De Waele invites us for an evening including 25 startup pitches and to meet and network with C-level industry leaders, creators, developers, investors, press & media working in the app economy. Here you have a 30% disccount code Mobile-Sunday-IoT in case you want to join them :)
If you have 4YFN or MWC pass, Marc Pous is organizing the 1st Wearable Wednesdays in Barcelona the 26th of February at the 4YFN venue. After the panel sessions we will go to an after party with some of the most interesting people related with wearables technologies. Join us for some belgium beers.
Aldo is also offering free and cheap tickets to 4YFN exclusively for the IoT meetup members who want to participate. Just drop a line to [masked] to request yours.
We will give some goodies (electronics, books, 4YFN tickets and other stuff) to attendants! Follow us at @iotbcn for more information during the event.
Due the space of the venue, the event is limited to 240 people. In case you are not in the waitiling list, there is a chance to get into the event you will have to pay 20€ (cash only) in the door from 17.45.