Internet of Things Virtual Meetup – 24 June 2020

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Date(s) - Wed, 24 Jun 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Internet of Things Thames Valley Meetup for business, academic, public sector and technical professionals interested in the IoT.  Great speakers/talks and networking.

THIS WILL BE A VIRTUAL ONLINE MEETUP

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THE MEETUP VIA ZOOM HERE:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_0utym1u2Qf-TMYkOyxqckw

TALKS:

Ken Munro, Pen Test Partners
“Telematics, tracking, and tormented souls”
Tracking may be a buzzword at the moment, but over the last 4 years we have been keen investigators of the enabling technologies and sometimes shambolic implementations. Trust, privacy, and ‘what are they really doing with my data’ have proven to be genuine and serious concerns, so what can should manufacturers and users be doing?

From apps that allow tracking and sharing of location data on mobile devices, and even adult toys (yes, really) this session will explore and explain, with demos, what the usual points of failure are (shared platforms, unscrupulous vendors), and how they could be avoided. Finally we’ll touch on the telematics research we did on the NHS tracking app for the BBC.

You can see a ‘précis’ for Ken’s talk on YouTube here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WF_n8JZisco

Wayne Soutter, Amazon Web Services & Peter Karney, Digital Catapult
“LPWAN – Helping British industry set new records”
Digital Catapult and AWS team up to provide innovative weather monitoring system to help Bloodhound break land speed record

Mark Stanley, Director, Thingitude
“Can IoT help reduce falls among older people in West Berks?”
Last summer Thingitude and its partners were awarded the Smart Berkshire challenge put up by West Berkshire council aimed at reducing falls among older residents. This talk covers some of the key findings and lessons we learned while developing a solution and running a 4-month live trial involving 20+ volunteer residents and 2 housing associations.

John Moor, Managing Director, IoT Security Foundation
“IoTSF and the Security Journey”
In this talk, John will introduce you to the work of the IoT Security Foundation and provide some personal insights selected from his experience from launch to now.

Jenny Devoy, Head of Membership Engagement, IoT Security Foundation
Jenny will talk about the IoT Security Foundation’s annual conference and the special discounts available to IoT Thames Valley Meetup members.

Alexander Hood, Computer Futures
“What is the new working normal”
Over the last few months the working environment has been flipped on its head with many companies now offering 100% remote working. I’ll be using real life examples from our clients and discussing how this period has transformed their working arrangements, the challenges they have faced and how they’re going to implement new working strategies and overcome these challenges moving forward.

Agenda:

7.00 Welcome – Duncan Purves
7.05″LPWAN – Helping British industry set new records” Wayne Soutter, Amazon Web Services & Peter Karney, Digital Catapult
7.30 “Telematics, tracking, and tormented souls” Ken Munro, Partner, Pen Test Partners
8.00 “IoTSF and the Security Journey” John Moor, Managing Director, IoT Security Foundation
8.15 “IoT Security Foundation Conference” Jenny Devoy, Head of Membership Engagement
8.30 “Can IoT help reduce falls among older people in West Berks?” Mark Stanley, Director, Thingitude
8.50 “What is the new working normal”. Alexander Hood, Computer Futures
9.05 End of Virtual Meetup

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