Why You Should Attend

Microsoft is doubling down on IoT, and recently announced a $5B IoT investment that will enable you to drive more customer value and profitability to your bottom line. Attending this event will show you how you can leverage this investment and Microsoft's partner ecosystem to drive new IoT growth opportunities for your business.

Register now to receive previous keynote slides from our last event series, as well as access to technical training resources for Azure and Windows IoT in your confirmation email.

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*For non-Australian attendees traveling to attend this conference, you will require a visa to enter Australia. Apply or learn more about the ETA visa here.*

When:
March 19, 2019
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Where:
Hilton Sydney
488 George Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
hiltonsydney.com

Who Should Attend?

Business and Technical decision makers with an interest in gaining more insights into the latest topics around IoT business transformation, and innovations in IoT security, the intelligent edge, IoT cognitive services, hybrid cloud, and leveraging IoT solution accelerators to build scalable repeatable solutions. By attending, you'll gain actionable insights, deepen partnerships, and unlock the transformative potential of intelligent edge and intelligent cloud solutions. This event will also be a great opportunity to meet and collaborate with Microsoft's customer and partner ecosystem.

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Speakers

Shirley Strachan
GM, IoT Device Experience, Microsoft APAC
Rodney Clark
Vice President IoT Sales, Microsoft
Tony Shakib
General Manager, Azure IoT, Microsoft
Danielle Damasius
Principle PM, Azure Sphere, Microsoft
Carl Coken
GM, Global IoT Solution Architects
CDS IoT Solution Sales, Microsoft
Sarah Maston
Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft
Andrew Smith
Sr. Director, IoT Device Experience, Microsoft
Keon Lee
IoT Solution Architect, Microsoft
Krishna Mamidipaka
Principal Product Manager, Azure Stream Analytics
Srini Chandrasekar
Director, Azure Global Engineering, Microsoft

Agenda

Title
Time
Description
Registration, Coffee and Partner Solution Showcase
8:00 - 9:30AM
Executive Keynote
Shirley Strachan GM, IoT Device Experience, Microsoft APAC
Rodney Clark Vice President IoT Sales, Microsoft
9:30 - 10:00AM

How do you accelerate IoT and optimize opportunities to grow revenue and profitability? Success in IoT requires a mindset in innovation, in business model and in partnership. Rodney Clark, VP of IoT Sales at Microsoft, will share how Microsoft is enabling partners across the IoT value chain to design, build and scale repeatable IoT solutions from edge to cloud.

Intelligent Edge and Intelligent Cloud
Tony Shakib General Manager, Azure IoT, Microsoft


Addressing the Challenges of IoT Security with Azure Sphere
Danielle Damasius Principle PM, Azure Sphere, Microsoft
10:00 - 10:45AM

Learn how organizations around the world are building and securing the next generation of end-to-end IoT solutions.  The rapid evolution of IoT capabilities affords unprecedented opportunities for business innovation and also new risks to manage.  Learn how you can simplify your IoT journey, secure your solutions from device to the cloud and take advantage of more choice and openness to create enterprise-grade IoT and edge solutions.

Building Intelligent Edge Solutions with Microsoft IoT and other Technology Programs
Carl Coken GM, Global IoT Solution Architects CDS IoT Solution Sales, Microsoft
Sarah Maston Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft
10:45 - 11:30AM

Learn how innovations in IoT Edge technologies, Cognitive Services and Artificial Intelligence can be easily leveraged to enhance IoT solutions – from simple to complex scenarios. Learn how Distributors, SIs and OEMs can work together to design, build and deploy scalable, repeatable solutions.

Morning Break
11:30 - 11:45AM
FarmBeats: Microsoft’s Vision for Data-Driven Agriculture
Srinivasan Chandrasekar
11:45 - 12:15PM

The Project FarmBeats goal is to enable data-driven, digital farming. Data, coupled with the farmer’s knowledge and intuition about their farm, can help increase farm productivity and reduce costs. Getting data from the farm is extremely difficult since there is often no power in the field or Internet on the farms. Project FarmBeats represents several unique solutions to solve these problems using low-cost sensors, drones, and vision and machine learning algorithms.

The 4 Steps of Digital Transformation
Andrew Smith Sr. Director, IoT Device Experience, Microsoft
12:15 - 1:00PM

Learn about the four stages of digital transformation which companies go through as they leverage the capabilities of the Intelligent Cloud and the Intelligent Edge. Learn how to develop profitable, sustainable and scalable business models in a variety of partnership and commercial scenarios. Learn how to save money for you and your customers, and how to monetize new opportunities.

Refreshments
1:00 - 2:00PM
Transforming Your Business
Optional Track 1
Andrew Smith Sr. Director, IoT Device Experience, Microsoft
Adeline Hsieh
2:00 - 4:30PM

Building on the morning keynote, learn how other companies have approached business model transformation, and learn how the four stages of digital transformation can apply to your organization. Discuss issues and ideas with a panel of industry experts.

Building Your Intelligent Edge
Optional Track 2
Keon Lee IoT Solution Architect, Microsoft
2:00 - 4:30PM

We dive into recent Microsoft IoT Product innovations, from intelligent edge to intelligent cloud, and advancements in AI that create new reference architecture opportunities. Experience connecting edge devices like buttons, sound sensors, industrial wearables and an AI camera to a range of cloud technologies such as Azure IoT Central, Azure IoT Hub, Stream Analytics as well as Machine Learning and AI at the edge.

Azure IoT Central
Optional Track 3
2:00 - 4:30PM

Azure IoT Central lowers the barrier to entry to IoT, unlocking new business opportunities and new customer types. Discover how easy it is to build an IoT application stepping through an IoT Central lab. Learn about IoT in a Day “Event in a Box” to drive your IoT business.

Partner-Customer Matchmaking
Available throughout day
11:00 - 5:00PM

Use our online Matchmaking Tool to meet partners and customers who are looking for new partnership opportunities to design, build and deploy new IoT solutions.

Sponsor Partner Solution Showcase
Available throughout day
All-day

Explore our Partner IoT Solution Showcase that will demonstrate the strength in innovation the Microsoft IoT Partner ecosystem is driving in key verticals in collaboration with Microsoft partner ecosystem.

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