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​Forum on Internet of Things: Empowering the New Urban Agenda 
Geneva, Switzerland, 19 October 2015

Contact: tsbworkshops@itu.int

 19 October 2015

​08:30 - 09:30Registration
​10:30 - 10:35​Opening Remarks
​10:35 - 11:00Keynote Speech

Questions and Answers

​11:00 - 11:15Coffee Break
​11:15 - 13:00

​​Session 1: Realizing the Promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) for the New Urban Agenda

This session will provide a platform to discuss the challenges and opportunities to build an IoT ecosystem.

Moderator: Ahmed Zeddam, Chairman of Study Group 5 on “Environment and Climate Change” [ Biography ]

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Questions and Answers

​13:00 - 14:00 ​Lunch Break
​14:00 - 15:30 Session 2: Why IoT Standardization Matters

Standards play a central role in enabling the creation of markets for new technologies like IoT. This session will provide a platform to discuss IoT standardization trends

Moderator: Bilel Jamoussi, Chief of Study Groups Department, ITU [ Biography ]

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Questions and Answers

​​​15:30 - 15:45​Coffee Break
​​​15:45 - 16:45

Session 3: Essence of IoT: Setting The Foundation For Smart Sustainable Cities  

IoT provides cities the opportunity to transform existing urban infrastructures. This session will provide a platform to discuss the benefits from the efficiencies of intelligent buildings, transportation systems, smart energy, water networks and how to address environmental challenges.

Moderator: John Smiciklas, BOMA, Canada: "Intelligent Buidlings and Big Data: Opportunities and Challenges" [ Biography | Abstract ]

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Questions and Answers

​16:45 - 17:00

​Closing Remarks