IoT Conference

Conference attendees joined Bosch CEO Dr. Volkmar Denner and some of the world’s most innovative and influential Internet of Things (IoT) leaders as they came together to share strategies, best practices and case studies associated with IoT empowered products, services and solutions.

Day I – Feb 21, 2018

Day I – Feb 21, 2018

09:30am – 11:10am

09:30am – 11:10am

11:10am – 11:40am | Break and Exhibition

11:10am – 11:40am

Break and Exhibition

11:40am – 1:20pm | Breakout Sessions

11:40am – 1:20pm | Breakout Sessions

11:10am – 2:50pm | Meet-up Stage

11:10am – 2:50pm | Meet-up Stage

1:20pm – 2:50pm | Networking Lunch and Exhibition

1:20pm – 2:50pm

Networking Lunch and Exhibition

2:50pm – 4:30pm | Breakout Sessions

2:50pm – 4:30pm | Breakout Sessions

2:50pm – 3:40pm | Meet-up Stage

4:30pm – 5:00pm | Break & Exhibition

2:50pm – 5:00pm | Meet-up Stage

4:30pm – 5:00pm

Break & Exhibition

05:00pm – 6:15pm

05:00pm – 6:15pm

6:15pm | Networking Party

6:00pm

Networking Party

Day 1 | 9:30am - 11:10am
Keynotes

Opening Keynote
Dr. Volkmar Denner
CEO, Bosch

Future Mobility: Next Steps Toward the Big Leap.
Dr. Dieter Zetsche
Chairman of the Board of Management, Daimler AG, Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars

Keynote: Imagining the Future of Mobility
Dr. Frank Appel
CEO, Deutsche Post DHL

Conference Chair and Moderator
Dirk Slama
Chief Alliance Officer, Bosch Software Innovations

Day 1 | 11:40am - 1:20pm
Breakout Session: Autonomous Driving (Stage A)

Session Keynote

Paving the Way to Automated Driving
Jumana Al Sibai
Executive VP, Bosch

The Open Source Approach to Enabling Vehicle Autonomy, from Programming to Simulation and Back
Dr. Nate Koenig
CTO, Open Robotics

How to Build an Autonomously Driving Race Car in Less than a Year
Annemike Unterschuetz
Alumni, DART Racing
Tu Pham
CTO DART Racing

Reinventing Rail: A Connected and Automated Modal Shift Solution
Geert Pauwels
CEO, Lineas Group
Dr. Frank Schmidt
Executive VP, Robert Bosch Engineering

Session Chair and Moderator
Charlie Degutis
Director of Product Management, Highly Automated Driving,  Bosch Chassis Systems Control

Day 1 | 11:40am - 1:20pm
Breakout Session: eMobility (Stage B)

Session Keynote

The power of WM Motor
Freeman Shen
Founder, WM Motor Technology Co., Ltd.

Looking Into the Future of eMobility
Prof. Guenther Schuh
CEO, e.GO Mobile

How Connectivity Will Bring eMobility from Niche to Mass
Carolin Reichert
VP, Bosch Connected Mobility Solutions

Enabling eMobility Interview
Inocencio González-Díez
Technical Director, Nuuk Europe SL

Session Chair and Moderator
Dr. Bernd Heinrichs
Executive VP, CDO, Bosch Connected Mobility Solutions

Day 1 | 11:40am - 1:20pm
Breakout Session: IoT DevOps (Stage C)

Session Keynote
Where Bits & Bytes Meet Flesh & Blood
Joshua Corman
Chief Security Officer, PTC

Using DevOps to making OT and IT Working Together
James Kirkland
Senior Principle Solution Architect, Red Hat

Nobody Can Do I(o)T Alone
Juergen Mayrbaeurl
Solution Architect for IoT, Microsoft
Dr. Ismet Aktas
Business Services – Product Group Prosyst, Bosch Software Innovations

Open Source for DevOps
Chris Aniszczyk
CTO, Linux Foundation
Marko Pascan
Senior DevOps Engineer, Bosch Software Innovations

Building Quality In: The Data Behind DevSecOps
Derek Weeks
VP and DevOps Advocate, Sonatype

Session Chair and Moderator
Oliver Meili
Head of IoT Development and Operations, Bosch Software Innovations

Day 1 | 2:50pm - 4:30pm
Breakout Session: Connected Mobility Services (Stage A)

Session Keynote
The Future of Connected Mobility Services
Dr. Rainer Kallenbach
Chairman of the Executive Board, Bosch Connected Mobility Solutions

Vehicle Data Analytics Expert Round
Alexandra Mikityuk
Blockchain Solution Architect, Telekom
Manuel Schrenk
Product Owner, Carano Software Solutions
Prof. Dr. Thomas Kropf
Senior VP Automotive Systems Integration, Bosch
Alberto Fernandez
Director Product Management, Bosch ETAS

The Connected Automotive Aftermarket
Alexander Haid
Managing Director, Caruso

Panel Discussion on Advanced Connected Vehicle Services
Dr. Richard Soley
Chairmen and CEO, Object Management Group
Prof. Dr. Manfred Hauswirth
Executive Director, Fraunhofer FOKUS
Dr. Jesse Jijun Luo
VP Solution Management and Marketing Europe, Huawei Technologies
Olaf Kautz
IoT Portfolio Strategy & Product Management, Bosch Software Innovations
Prof Dr. João Barros
Founder and CEO, Veniam

Data-driven Dynamic Mobility
Anya Babbit
Founder and CEO, SPLT

Session Chair and Moderator Dr. Christopher Holmes Managing Director Asia Pacific, IDC Insights
Day 1 | 2:50pm - 4:30pm
Breakout Session: Artificial Intelligence (Stage B)

Session Keynote
Artificial Intelligence – The Next Digital Frontier?
Dr. Michael Chui
Partner, McKinsey & Company

Session Keynote

The Next Generation of Machine Intelligence
Nigel Toon
CEO and Co-Founder, Graphcore

Session Chair and Moderator
Dr. Peter Breuer
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Artificial Intelligence Lightning Talk Session

Talk I: AI on Aerial Images for Autonomous Driving
Manuela Rasthofer
CEO, TerraLoupe

Talk II: Applying Deep Learning to Real-World Problems
Dr. Rasmus Rothe
Co-Founder, Merantix

Talk III: Teaching Machines to Perceive the World like Humans
Christian Thurau
Co-Founder, Twenty Billion Neurons

Talk IV: Democratizing AI – Making AI and Machine Learning Part of our Daily Business and Life
Stefan Richter
Founder and Engineering Director, freiheit.com technologies

Talk V: Individual Service Robotics through Data-efficient AI
Dr. Jens Lambrecht
Managing Director, Gestalt Robotics

Session Chair and Moderator
Dr. Christoph Peylo
Global Head Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence, Bosch

Day 1 | 2:50pm - 4:30pm
Breakout Session: Connected Agriculture (Stage C)

IoT and Agriculture: Technology to Solve Global Challenges
Ros Harvey
Founder and Managing Director, The Yield

Session Keynote
Is there a Real Future for IoT in Africa
Dr. Kala Fleming
Innovation Strategy, IBM

The Future of Agriculture
Tobias Menne
Global Head Digital Farming, Bayer

Agriculture Lightning Talks

Talk I: IoT in the Field: From Olives to Wine
Emma Nogueira
Director Agriculture, Bosch

Talk II: Disease Prediction: Detect, Connect and Protect
Ryosuke Suzuki
Project Leader and Section Manager, Bosch

Talk III: Bigger Doesn’t Always Mean Better
Andrew Bate
Founder of SwarmFarm Robotics, Director of Bendee Farming

Session Keynote

Meeting the Challenges of Global Food Production: the Role of Technology and Business
Selçuk Tanatar
Head of Strategic Business Solutions, Advisory Services, International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Session Chair and Moderator
Ros Harvey
Founder and Managing Director, The Yield

Day 1 | 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Keynotes

Automated Driving: From Technology Innovation to Production Systems
Dr. Dirk Hoheisel
Member of the Board of Management, Bosch

Automated Driving and Smart System Development: Insights from a Tool Supplier
Jack Little

President and CEO, MathWorks

Executive Panel
Discussion on Autonomous Driving

Rob Csongor
VP and General Manager, NVIDIA
Dr. Dirk Hoheisel
Member of the Board of Management, Bosch
Dr. Nate Koenig
CTO, Open Robotics
Jack Little
President and CEO, MathWorks

Digitalization and Mobility for All
Johann Jungwirth
Chief Digital Officer, Volkswagen Group

Conference Chair and Moderator
Dirk Slama
Chief Alliance Officer, Bosch Software Innovations

Meet-up Stage (Exhibition Area)
Day 1 | 11:10am - 11:30am

Making the factory automation more robust and future proof with virtualization
Henk Schouten
Senior Field Application Engineer, Wind River

Day 1 | 11:35am - 11:55am

Throwing the IoT Ball
Matthias Schorer
Lead Business Development Manager IoT – EMEA, VMware

Day 1 | 12:25pm - 12:45pm

Accessing production networks securely in the year 2018
Gustav Martin Bartel
Product Owner, Bosch Connected Industry

Andreas Manthey
Technical Consultant, Phoenix Contact Cyber Security AG

Day 1 | 12:50pm - 1:10pm

Connecting Things: How Data Connects to Empower IoT
Crispin Clarke
SVP, Solace

Day 1 | 1:15pm - 1:35pm

The network of Digital Twins for IoT
Timothy Kaufmann
Business Development Manager IoT, SAP

Day 1 | 1:40pm - 2:00pm

Bosch SI & Huawei Cloud, Connecting for Innovation
Dr. Götz-Philip Brasche
CTO IT R&D Europe and Director of the Central Software Institute, Huawei

Day 1 | 2:05pm - 2:25pm

The business of IoT
James Kirkland
Senior Principle Solution Architect, Red Hat

Day 1 | 2:30pm - 2:50pm

“Ask me Anything Session” on Iot & Cybersecurity
Joshua Corman
Chief Security Officer, PTC

Day 1 | 2:55pm - 3:15pm

The long road to intelligent production – Business Challenges in the context of Industry 4.0
Nils Roth
Business Development Manager Manufacturing / Automotive, Fujitsu Technology Solutions GmbH

Day 1 | 4:10pm - 4:30pm

IoT is their Future – Studying Internet of Things
Prof. Dr. Markus Weinberger
Professor for Internet of Things, Aalen University

Day 1 | 4:35pm - 4:55pm

“Ask me anything session” with Dominik Schiener from IOTA
Dominik Schiener
Chairman, IOTA Foundation