PR Newswire | 19 Nov, 2015
BANGALORE: India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA), the premier trade body representing the Indian Electronic System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) industry, along with, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE, Bangalore Chapter), with a mission to foster entrepreneurship globally, will be hosting the first edition of IoTNEXT - a platform to Learn, Explore and Network on ushering the next era of Internet of Things (IoT) innovation on December 9th and 10th, 2015 at Shangri-La, Bangalore.
This year, with the theme "Innovating Digital Economy with IoT Solutions & Services", the platform will attempt to address the convergence of multi-disciplinary facets of the technology ecosystem with IoT- hardware, IT, Big Data, Cloud and Connectivity, hence enabling a more agile, efficient and cost effective solutions and services with industry collaborations and partnerships.
With aggressive focus by Indian Government on 'Digital India', 'Smart Cities' and 'Make in India' to drive the growth and development of the nation, with a rapidly maturing multi-disciplinary talent base and accelerating startup ecosystem, this growth momentum would provide an impetus for driving digital economy innovation with IoT, not just in India but all around the world.
IoTNEXT 2015 is bringing together an esteemed list of global experts and decision makers from IoT focused System OEMs, IT Services companies, network providers, IoT startups/entrepreneurs and end-users for a 2-day summit to explore trends, vision, best practices, deployment scenarios and financial models along with panels and expert talks to take deeper dive into specific technology domains and case studies.
This Global IoT summit will include sessions and tracks on 'Industry 4.0 and Make in India', 'Smart Cities', 'Smart Agriculture and Water', 'Driving Innovation' and 'Healthcare Product Showcase'. Sharad Sharma of iSPRIT will take us through a journey of few innovative Indian startups who are leapfrogging in technologies and markets and Professor Sadagopan, Head of IIIT-B will head a panel on Academia-Startup connect to discuss fundamental technologies that are required for the next wave of IoT Innovation. The 'Healthcare Product Showcase' will showcase innovative and impactful next-age IoT enabled healthcare products. Application for the showcase is still open for corporates and startups at http://www.iotnext.org.
Companies presenting and participating at the Global IoT Summit include GE, Siemens, Bosch, Analog Devices, IBM, Accenture, Tata Consultancy, Foxconn, Nabard, Microsoft, Samsung and many more.
Noteworthy guests for IoTNEXT2015 include:
Vikram Kirloskar, Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Ltd.
Dr. Juergen Moessinger, Vice President - Engg Services, Robert Bosch Engineering & Business Solutions
Terri Bresenham, President & CEO, Sustainable Healthcare Solutions, GE
Scott Coleman, General Manager, Microsoft Ventures US
Dr. Aloknath De, Corporate Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Samsung India
Munesh Makhija, Vice President & Managing Director, GE India Technology Center
A Gururaj, MD, Vittal Innovation City (Former Director & General Manager, Flextronics)
Josh Faulger, Country head, Foxconn, India
KK Narayanan, MD & CEO, Metahelix
John Walsh, President, Sypris Electronics Inc.
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For further information on IoTNEXT 2015, please visit http://www.iotnext.org
About India Electronics and Semiconductor Association:
India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) is the premier trade body committed to the development of a vibrant Indian Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) ecosystem. It has over 250 members both domestic and multinational enterprises. IESA has been actively involved in evangelizing the dream of establishing 'Brand India' that is recognized worldwide as a go-to destination for electronic products. Our vision is to bring the Indian industry, government and academia on a common platform and jointly work towards developing and promoting made make-in-India products for the global markets. This is through publishing credible data, networking events and alliances with other international associations. IESA works closely with the Government as a knowledge partner on the sector, both at the center and at the state level. For more details, visit http://www.iesaonline.org
About TIE Bangalore:
TiE is a non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs from all over the world. We believe in the power of ideas to change the face of entrepreneurship and growing business through our five pillars; mentoring, networking, education, incubating and funding. TiE was founded in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs and is currently the world's largest entrepreneurial organization out there. With programs like TiE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) and Mentor Match, we are reaching out and fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs. For more details, visit http://bangalore.tie.org/
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