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Open Internet of Things Certification Mark: 1 year later
It’s one year since we kicked off the Open Internet of Things Certification Mark project ( and we want to share the work done and galvanise the community into helping us with the work to come. Location: TBC depending on numbers but in Central London. Agenda 9:45 am Doors open (please bring your own breakfast) 10:00 Keynote Usman Haque 10:00-10:30 Introduction by Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino 10:30 Working Groups Attendees can join working groups made up of the 8 topics of the mark: Privacy, Interoperability, Openness, Data Governance, Permissions, Transparency, Security, Lifecycle. The aim of these working groups is to discuss and comment on the principles and their current assessment criteria. 13:00-14:30 Lunch (provided) 14:30 The Future of the Project by Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino 15:00 4 Working Groups These groups will work on coming up with strategies to move the project forward and are meant to galvanise participants into more active participation. We're interested in how the community could structure itself to move the project forward. 16:00 End of the day presentation by each group 17:00 End of event and move to a pub nearby nearby

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Since 2011, we gather once a month to listen to talks from 3 speakers making the internet of things happen. Our talks cover urban infrastructure, smart grid, open hardware, quantified self, open data, environmental monitoring, smart products, smart homes and more. Anything that puts a networked computer where none has gone before.

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This meetup is organised and curated by Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino (@iotwatch) a designer and consultant who has worked in this space since 2007.

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