Island of Things: an introduction to IoT

Ahead of the opening of the Digital Jersey Xchange (DJX), our IoT Lab, we are delighted  to present this fantastic two day Introduction to the Internet of Things (IoT).

  • 21st June 2018 - 22nd June 2018
    9:00am - 5:00pm


The Pomme d'Or Hotel

The workshop has been developed in collaboration with University College London (UCL) and aims to inspire people to create projects and business opportunities in this area.

During the two days you will have the opportunity to network with likeminded people and hear from a variety of UK expert speakers on topics such as Building a Smart City and Developing Precision Agriculture through IoT;  including the challenges, the key success factors and the solutions needed.

You will also have the opportunity on day 2 to get hands-on with some sensors, data and analytics under the guidance of IBM.


Day 1 – Thursday 21st June

09.00 – 09.45 Coffee and pastries

09.45 – 10.00 Opening address, Chris Knight, Head of Business Development at Digital Jersey
10.00 – 11.20 Introduction to the Internet of Things, Dr Clive Poole, Principal Teaching Fellow, UCL
11.20 – 11:40 Break
11.40 – 13.00 Building a Smart City & Innovation Eco-System, Furqan Alamgir, Founder, Connexin.
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.20 Cisco CityVerve an Overview of Manchester SmartCity, Peter Shearman, Concept Development Leader
15.20 – 15.40 Break
15.40 – 17.00 Agriculture needs to get smarter, Prof. John Crawford, Science Director, Rothamsted Research

Day 2 – Friday 22nd June

09.00 – 09.30 Coffee and pastries
09.30 – 11.00 The Internet of Things in practice, Andy Stanford-Clark, Chief Technology Officer, IBM
11.00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 13.00 Data Analytics / IBM Cloud demo, Dr Ryan Grammenos, Teaching Fellow, UCL & Ross Cruikshank, IBM
13.00 – 13.45 Lunch
13.45 – 14.15 JT and the Venne of IoT platforms, Paul Bullock, Head of IoT, JT International.
14.15 – 16.45 Data Analytics / IBM Cloud demo, Dr Ryan Grammenos, Teaching Fellow, UCL & Ross Cruickshank, IBM (continued)
16.45 – 17.00 Wrap-up and close, Digital Jersey

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