Dr. Volkmar Denner and the most influential leaders in the industry came together at Bosch ConnectedWorld 2017, Bosch’s annual Internet of Things conference and exhibition. The conference took place on March 15-16, 2017 and featured inspirational keynotes and best-practice presentations by experts, as well as demos, interviews, and panel discussions,

Day 1

Wednesday, March 15

08:00 – 09:30 | EXHIBITION AREA

Registration & Exhibition

09:30 – 11:00 | GRAND STAGE

Taking the IoT to the next level

Dr. Volkmar Denner

CEO, Bosch


Dr. Chris Davies

Head of Technical Superiority, Belron International

Bernd Leukert

Executive Board, ‎SAP

Dr. Matthias Schubert

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Always on: The Industry of Connections

Timotheus Höttges

CEO, Deutsche Telekom


Dirk Slama

Chief Alliance Officer, Conference Chair Bosch ConnectedWorld, Bosch Software Innovations
11:00 – 11:30 | EXHIBITION AREA

Break & Exhibition

11:30 – 13:15 | BREAKOUT STAGES

Parallel Breakout Sessions

Connected agriculture concepts include tracking, tracing, and managing agricultural fleets; predictive maintenance and analytics; interpretation of sensor data; and robotics. The goal is to increase precision and eliminate the guesswork of farming, both today and in the future.

The future of precision farming

Dr. Carsten Hoff

CEO, Claas E-Systems
Session Keynote

Connecting your farm

Matt Rushing

VP, Product Management, Global ATS and EFG, AGCO Corporation

From hype to reality: new business models are the key to IoT

Ros Harvey

Founder and Managing Director, The Yield

Smart Agriculture: A disruptive transition for an old industry

Prof. Dr. Amos Albert

CEO, Bosch Deepfield Robotics

Anton Beer

Head of Marketing Commercial Vehicle and Off-Road, Bosch
Session Chair & Moderator

The IoT is revolutionizing logistics and supply chain management, enabling transparency and efficiency of all operations inside and outside your plant. It changes the way you will liaise with your customers and suppliers while saving on costs and resources and increasing quality and reliability.

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Matthias Huelsmann

VP Connected Logistics, Bosch
Session Keynote

Innovations for smarter supply chains

Dr. Jan Kurt Walter Sandler

Head of New Market Development, BASF SE

Logistics Control Tower: How to manage the complexity of Logistics 4.0 effectively

Astrid-Karoline Lamm

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Heiner Lohöfer

CEO, PLL Projektlogistic GmbH

Our Connected Future: How Innovations in Logistics Empower Customers

Leo Vinitsky

Vice President of IT Global Clearance & Supply Chain, FedEx Services

Automating Intralogistics with Mobile Robots

Aldo Zini

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Andreas Müller

Head of Solutions and Platform Services, Bosch
Session Chair & Moderator

The IoT enables business-transforming products and customer services while placing various demands on the cloud, middleware, and security. Best-practice examples show how to successfully, reliably, and securely connect your products and services and scale them to your growing business.

HUK-Coburg – Usage-based insurance enabled by the Bosch IoT Cloud

Harald Dischner

Managing Director, HUK-Coburg
Session Keynote

HUK Coburg – a look „under the hood“ of smart driver telematics

Mark Kröper

Director Fleet Services, Bosch Software Innovations

Jochen Damzog

Corporate Sector Information Systems and Services, Bosch

MANN+HUMMEL Internet of Things initiative

Matthew Nunn

Senior IoT Lead Software Engineer, Internet of Things Lab, MANN+HUMMEL

Bosch IoT Remote Manager as a managed service

Sinisha Djukic

Head of Professional Services, Bosch Software Innovations

Bosch IoT services in the AWS Cloud

Constantin Gonzalez

Principal Solutions Architect, ‎Amazon Web Services

Eclipse IoT: Building the Internet of Things with Open Source

Mike Milinkovich

Executive Director, Eclipse Foundation

Holistic IoT Security – Recommendations and Best Practices

Jan Holle

Product Manager, ESCRYPT

Todd Holmquist-Sutherland

Chief Product Manager, IoT Cloud Services, Bosch Software Innovations
Session Chair & Moderator

13:15 – 14:45 | EXHIBITION AREA

Lunch & Exhibition

14:45 – 16:30 | BREAKOUT STAGES

Parallel Breakout Sessions

Perceiving and adapting to the environment, understanding human speech, being capable of solving problems and managing complex situations – AI has shifted from science fiction to reality. What is possible today and in the future? Which technologies and systems are available?

Thinking with Technology

Christoph Auer-Welsbach

IBM Watson Partner Innovation, IBM
Session Keynote

All Programmable SoC fuels IIoT and Machine Learning Real Time Applications

Dr. Giulio Corradi

Senior Systems Architect & Market Development Manager, Xilinx

Machine learning at Amazon

Prof. Dr. Ralf Herbrich

Director of Machine Learning, Amazon

How Artificial Intelligence makes Connected Life simple and productive

Dr. Christoph Peylo

Global Head of Bosch AI Center, Bosch

Panel discussion

Christoph Auer-Welsbach
Dr. Giulio Corradi
Prof. Dr. Ralf Herbrich
Dr. Christoph Peylo

Alexy Khrabrov

Chief Scientist, Cicero.AI
Session Chair & Moderator

By blending the real and the virtual worlds of production via the internet, the IoT makes it possible to connect all parts of the manufacturing process: machines, products, systems, and people. Learn about best practice in connected manufacturing with examples from Bosch customers and Bosch itself.

The IoT transformation in traditional industries

Calvin Grieder

Chairman, Bühler Group
Session Keynote

We shape Industry 4.0

Dr. Stefan Assmann

Senior VP, Connected Industry, Bosch

In a digital industrial world, winning isn’t just about competition – it’s about collaboration

Dr. Mark Hutchinson

Europe CEO, GE

Best practice presentations
Best practice: Connected packaging lines from design to delivery

John Perkins

VP, Global Systems, WestRock

Dr. Dr. Philippe Bartissol

VP, Industrial Equipment Industry, Dassault Systèmes

Hans Michael Krause

Head of Business Development Industry Sector Processing & Packaging, Bosch Rexroth AG

Panel Discussion
Connected manufacturing beyond connecting devices

Calvin Grieder
Dr. Stefan Assmann
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Manuel Grenacher

CEO, Coresystems

Marco Lang

VP, Business Development, Bosch Software Innovations
Session Chair & Moderator

LoRaWAN™ is a low-power wide-area network (LPWAN) specification intended for wireless battery-operated things in a regional, national, or global network. LoRaWAN targets key requirements of the Internet of Things, such as secure bi-directional communication, mobility, and localization services.

LPWAN networks – are they here to stay?

Dr. Jaap Groot

VP, LoRa Alliance, Semtech
Session Keynote

Operators of three currently available LPWAN’s, their sweet spots and why they are here to stay

1. Introducing Sigfox

Dr. Enrique Zorzano

CEO, Narrownet, Sigfox

2. Introducing Ingenu

John Horn

CEO, Ingenu

3. Introducing Orange

Patrice Slupowski

VP Digital innovation, Orange

Expert round on eco system building blocks

MuRata in LPWANs ecosystems

Samir Hennaoui

Product Marketing Manager, Murata

Cisco LoRaWAN solution for SP and Enterprises

Patrick Grossetete

Distinguished Engineer, Technical Marketing, Cisco Systems

IoT – where the web and the physical world connect

Dr. Gerald Troppenz

Business Development Manager, digimondo

Panel discussion

Dr.Enrique Zorzano
John Horn
Luc Bretones
Samir Hennaoui
Patrick Grossetete
Dr. Gerald Troppenz

Dr. Jaap Groot

VP, Semtech
Session Chair & Moderator

16:30 – 17:00 | EXHIBITION AREA

Break & Exhibition

17:00 – 18:15 | GRAND STAGE

May the force be with you – Mastering IoT with partners

Dr. Tanja Rückert

Executive VP LoB Digital Assets and IoT, SAP
WeQ – the new IQ How Design Thinking creates a culture of collaborative impact

Prof. Ulrich Weinberg

HPI School of Design Thinking, Hasso Plattner Institut
Applying design thinking principles to organizational design

Uwe Raschke

Member of the Board of Management, Bosch


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