Sunday 9th April is international IoT day and what better way to mark it than to join the global community sharing a common interest. Meet each other, be inspired and discuss together the opportunities and challenges ahead.
International speakers Rob van Kranenburg and Juanita Devis will share insights and developments from smart city initiatives around the world, while local community expert Frank Beks will give an update on the Eindhoven Things Network developments (from gateways to IoT solutions). Together with Meetup guests join to discuss the latest IoT developments and share thoughts and ideas for future opportunities and initiatives.
16:30 PM – 17:00PM
Doors open and welcome
17.00 PM – 17:40 PM
Rob van Kranenburg – Founder of Council: Internet of Things (http://www.theinternetofthings.eu)
Fresh from IoT Asia (http://www.internetofthingsasia.com): Smart Nation developments in Singapore
17:40 PM – 18:20 PM
Juanita Devis – CityScience Advisor Changing Places Group, MIT Media Lab.
Andorra Living Lab (http://cities.media.mit.edu/andorra-about/) project: School Energy Awareness project (TerMITes)
18.20 PM – 19:00 PM
19.00 PM – 19:30 PM
Frank Beks – Eindhoven The Things Network core team
Eindhoven Things Network Community (https://www.thethingsnetwork.org/community/eindhoven/) – from Gateways to IoT Solutions
Discussion and networking
Rob van Kranenberg wrote The Internet of Things: A critique of ambient technology and the all-seeing network of RFID [Network Notebooks 02, Institute of Network Cultures]. He is the Co-Founder of Bricolabs & Founder of the Internet of Things Council. Together with Christian Nold, he published Situated Technologies Pamphlets 8: The Internet of People for a Post-Oil World. Currently the Community Manager at the EU Project Sociotal, Rob is a consultant to IoT China, Shanghai 2014 & also chairs AC8 - Societal Impact and Responsibility in the Context of IoT Applications of the IERC IoT Research Cluster of the EU Commission. He is trusted Advisor to 4yfN.com (https://www.4yfn.com).
Juanita Devis is a CityScience Advisor for the Changing Places Group, at MIT Media Lab. Her research combines architecture and urban design, technology and computer science, to investigate new strategies for future places of living and work. Juanita is currently involved in the Andorra Living Lab project, which combines different research topics (Tourism, Innovation, Energy & Environment, Mobility, Dynamic urban planning) for the future urban challenges of the country. Through the School Energy Awareness project (TerMITes) she is working to create tools that will allow kids to relate their behaviors and their feelings to the information collected by sensors in the Santa Coloma School in Andorra.
Frank Beks is on the core team of the Eindhoven The Things Network community and has been leading a series of hands-on workshops to build the hardware, tools and capabilities to enable the community to move closer to the development of urban IoT applications using the cities LoRaWAN network.
Lorna Goulden is the founder of the Eindhoven Internet of Things community, bringing together a diverse range of people interested in building, designing, sharing and making the Internet of Things. She also initiated a local The Things Network community, joining the global initiative that is building citywide community-owned LoraWAN Internet of Things data networks. “By bringing technical and creative talent, professionals and students, together with citizens we aim to discover and develop applications to create new urban and regional value.”