IoT Awards 2017 –  sponsored by DCU Alpha & Host in Ireland

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IoT acceleration panel

Billy Linehan of Celtar supporting IoT awards

I am delighted to have supported this new awards event organised by Irish Tech News.

And will be practically supporting the event by moderating the discussion on the IoT Acceleration/Incubation and Smarthome panels.


The judging process has now been completed and the winners are in! All will be announced on Tuesday. If you haven’t registered yet, you can do so on the following link. The event is free to attend.

Simon Cocking of Irish Tech News explains

“This event will bring together the leading innovators and thought leaders in IoT to share insights and the latest exciting developments in this space.”

Hope to see you there.

IoT Awards & conference agenda

The agenda for the day is included below.

09.00 Registration

09.30 Opening address

09. 50 – 10.15 Garry Connolly, GDPR coalition, Q and A conversation with Simon Cocking, Senior Editor Irish Tech News

10.20 – 1045 IoT Start up voices, insights from the startup coalface

Award 1 – The Market Validation Award

10.50 – 11.15 IoT Acceleration/Incubation, how to scale up and grow your IoT businesses. Moderated by Billy Linehan of Celtar business consultants

Award 2 – Biggest Investment Potential Award

11.20 – 11.45 Indigenous SME IoT success stories, insights from those who are nailing it

Award 3 – Best Product or Service Award

11.50 – 12.15 IoT and home automation, what is coming in the next 3 to 5 years. Moderated by Billy Linehan of Celtar business consultants

12.20 – 12.45 IoT and what it can do for rural areas, showcasing some of the best Irish examples to date

12.50 – 1.15pm Corporate/MNC IoT innovation, exciting examples and success stories

Lunch 1.20 – 2pm

2 pm – 2.15 pm Award 4 – Best Innovation Award & Award 5 – Best Website Award

2.20pm – 2.40 Academic IoT research and Municipal IoT test beds (e.g. Smart Croke Park, Smart Dublin projects), cutting edge

2.40 – 3.10 pm IoT and the future of work, what will it mean for you? IoT 2027, what the future will look like

Award 6 – Overall Winner

3.35pm Closing conference remarks


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IoT and Home Automation – smarthomes – panel.