Laurent TOUTAIN is Associate Professor at Télécom Bretagne in the Network, Security and Multimedia Department. He is the head of the OCIF team (Objets communicants Internet du Futur -- Communicating Objects Future Internet). He has been working for many years in IPv6 (IPv6 Integration, auto-configuration…). He is a founding member of the G6 group, which regroups, since 1995, the French-speaking researchers on IPv6. He is currently working on the domain of Internet of Things. His research interests are on the evolution of the IP protocols and architectures to fit IoT needs and the applicability to Smart Grid. Since 2012 he manages the Smart Grid Competence Center jointly with Texas Instruments and Itron.