Edinburgh Internet of Things Meetup

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DLA Piper

Rutland Square · Edinburgh

How to find us

DLA Piper, Rutland Square, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh EH1 2AA

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Details

Join us on 29 June at 6pm, DLA Piper, Rutland Square, Edinburgh for the very first IOT//Edinburgh Meetup. This event is primarily a social occasion where we can all meet and get to know each other. In addition to networking, we have two fantastic speakers lined up!

6pm Networking, Coffee & Biscuits

As previously mentioned, this is primarily a social event so you will be able to meet new people, discuss your projects and spread knowledge and ideas!

6.30pm Simon Montford (Founder at WEB3//IOT)

Welcome and brief overview of the meetup's mission.

6.35pm Attendee Introductions, Announcements, Forum (optional)

This will be your chance to introduce yourself to the group, make announcements, and tell us what you would like to get from the meetup. This is optional!

7.00 James Moulding (Community Manager at OpenSensors.io)

James will speak about the importance of Open Data for the emerging Internet of Things ecosystem, specifically how Open Data is transforming business and why the choice for connected cities and environments of the near-future should be open.

7.30 John McKinlay (Partner at DLA Piper, Legal Adviser for Technology)

John will provide an overview of the critical legal issues in the Internet of Things market, focusing on what businesses need to know about the current rules and those coming down the track on areas such privacy, data ownership, cybersecurity and product liability.

8pm Networking, Drinks & Canapes

Drinks and canapes will be provided by our generous host (DLA Piper).

Who Should Attend?

People of all backgrounds, ages and interests are welcome, however, this Meetup will mostly appeal to people who are "Makers" or "Hackers", entrepreneurs, academics, or those that work for telcos, or OEMs that manufacture, or sell connected devices.

Some of the Topics we Plan to Cover

‪#‎IoT‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/iot?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394) ‪#‎Wearables‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/wearables?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394) ‪#‎Drones‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/drones?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394) ‪#‎UAVs‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/uavs?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394) ‪#‎SmartHome‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/smarthome?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394) ‪ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/connecteddevices?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)
#‎ConnectedDevices ‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/connecteddevices?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)‪#‎SmartCities‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/smartcities?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)‪#‎BigData‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/bigdata?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)
‪#‎DataAnalytics‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/dataanalytics?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)‪#‎Kickstarter‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/kickstarter?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)‪#‎Indiegogo (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/indiegogo?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)
#‎Croudfunding‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/croudfunding?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)‪#‎Hardware‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/hardware?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)‪#‎Startup‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/startup?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)
‪#‎HardwareHackathon‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/hardwarehackathon?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)‪#‎Tech‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/tech?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)‪ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/maker?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)#‎Makers‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/maker?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)‪ #‎Hacker (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/hacker?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)s‪#‎M2M‬ (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/m2m?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)

Social Media

Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1fguQ3r | Twitter: @iotedinburgh ‪#‎iotedi (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/iotedinburgh?source=feed_text&story_id=1592700764313394)

Thanks to our sponsor: DLA Piper