2015 Marconi Society Symposium to be Held in London

"The Future Infrastructure of the Internet of Things"

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--()--The Marconi Society will host its 2015 Marconi Symposium at the Royal Society on October 20th, 2015, to honor Marconi Prize Winner Peter Kirstein. Prof. Kirstein will give the keynote, joined by top technology experts from across the globe to discuss the latest issues around “The Future Infrastructure of the Internet of Things.”

“The Future Infrastructure of the Internet of Things.”

The event also features a poster session showcasing the exciting research being undertaken in London-area universities on technologies for the IoT.

Speakers will explore future network approaches and interoperability issues, IoT infrastructure requirements, digital objects, big data, security and privacy, and current large scale pilots. They include Prof. Dame Wendy Hall, Managing Director of the Web Science Trust; Cambridge Professor Ross Anderson, an international expert in cyber security; Robert Kahn, co-inventor of the TCP/IP protocol and Chairman/CEO of CNRI; Thibaut Kleiner, Director IoT-CEC; Prof. Jun Murai, an expert in global computer networking at Japan’s Keio University and President of the WIDE Internet project; and Vint Cerf, co-inventor of TCP/IP protocol and vice president of Google.

Also speaking are Chris Greer, Director of the NIST Smart Grid and Cyber-Physical Systems Program Office and National Coordinator for Smart Grid Interoperability, Rob Van Kranenburg, Founder of the IoT Council; Qualcomm EVP Matt Grob, Steve Hratko of Ruckus Wireless; Jane Holl Lute, President and CEO of the Council on CyberSecurity; Prof. Luis Munoz of the University of Cantabria; Andy Reid, Chief Network Services Architect at British Telecom, and Prof. Antonio Skarmeta, University of Murcia.

There is no charge to attend, but registration is required. For more information about the Marconi Society, go to www.marconisociety.org


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