The second Internet of Things Solutions World Congress aims to shatter previous figures

The Internet of Things Solutions World Congress (IOTSWC) will hold its coming edition in Fira de Barcelona’s Gran Via venue October 25-27, 2016. Organized by Fira de Barcelona the IOTSWC in association with the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), the trade show and conference aims to top the success of its first edition by quickly connecting technology and industry providing the largest networking platform for the Industrial Internet of Things.

This edition the Congress will structure its conferences in six areas: Manufacturing, Transportation & Logistics, Healthcare, Energy & Utilities, Innovation & Technology and Business Transformation.The IOTSWC Program Committee – comprised of high-level IoT and technology professionals– will select leading international figures to participate as speakers at the conference. Additionally an international Call for Papers has been launched to recruit the most relevant use cases, applications and IoT solutions in the congress program.

The event has also launched two other calls: a Call for Testbeds and a Call for Awards. The former call will select the best examples of real life industrial internet solutions to be showcased in the Testbed area located in the heart of the exhibition area. The ten best among all entries and will grant them a prominent location to showcase their testbed. The last of the three calls will award the best solutions presented by exhibiting companies in each of the program’s areas including best testbed.

The Program Committee will be responsible for the selection of the (10) testbeds as well as the best solutions by track and best testbed. This year’s committee includes C-level executives from leading industrial companies such as of ABB, Accenture, Cisco, Deloitte, EMC, GE, Industrial Internet Consortium, Infineon Technologies; Intel, IPSO, Microsoft, National Instruments, Object Management Group, SAP and Schneider Electric.

The show’s director, Roger Bou said “we are very excited about this coming edition of the event. The first IOTSWC exceeded all expectations so we are very confident this next edition will boost the adoption of IoT solutions by many companies. We are dealing with a disruptive set of technologies that will change industry as we know it so gathering in Barcelona all the key players in the industrial internet scenario is undoubtedly the best way to make our contribution to this global transformation.”

On its first edition the IOTSWC featured 120 top experts, 88 exhibiting companies and 4,500 visitors from 53 countries.  The coming edition of the event aims to top these figures and consolidate the IOTSWC leadership within the industrial internet scenario.

Barcelona, February 23th, 2016