MCI in collaboration with the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Internet of Things (IoT) Panel is organising the first IoT India Congress 2016. Supported by the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, Government of India, this is a first of its kind conference in India, designed to evangelize Internet of Things and help accelerate its adoption in India. With the co-creation of this conference as an intellectual asset, MCI India has moved one step closer to its strategic 2020 Vision.
MCI India has now successfully brought together IoT industry leaders and experts like Sir Robin Saxby, Jim Morrish, Dr. Rishi Bhatnagar, Dr. Robert Pepper, T. V. Ramachandran and Dirk Slama with a clear focus on driving business outcomes through IoT implementation. The three day international conference, to be held from 6th to 8th September, 2016 in Bengaluru, will bring together key stakeholders from the provider, consumers, and regulators on a single platform to discuss current challenges and draw a road map for the future.
With the aim of discussing governance & policies to create a road map for IoT in India, the conference will focus on some of the key elements to set it apart from other events in this space. A Masterclass on IoT Program Management will be specially designed for Practice Heads, Project Managers, Product Managers, Solution Architects and Program Heads which will help them support their organisation’s IoT strategy. The Masterclass will also help companies execute and run IoT solutions to create best-in-class user experience for customers. IoT India congress will also introduce thought leadership awards on IoT across 3-5 categories to honour the contribution of key industry luminaries who have played a pivotal role in Internet of Things (IoT). MCI will create a platform for organisations to meet with their potential customers and secure quality face time with business leaders and decision makers from the industry besides finding potential investors and partners for commercialisation of their IoT innovations.
The conference was announced to a select audience, on 20th May, 2016. Mr J.S. Deepak – Secretary, Department of Telecommunications, Government of India, the chief guest at the launch, unveiled the website and brochure of the conference. A panel discussion titled ‘Collaboration is the Mantra for IoT success in India’ was also organised as a part of the event featuring senior leaders from the industry. Dr. Rishi Bhatnagar – Chairman IET India IoT panel and President at Aeris Communications welcomed all to exciting times ahead with IoT in India at the launch event, which also had the Indian media in full swing. Given the extraordinary space that this conference occupies in today’s world, it was widely covered in the media compelling the business and technology world to sit up and take notice.
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