In this rapidly changing world of connected “Things,” it can be hard to stay up-to-date on all the latest trends and happenings in IoT. We’ve all experienced conferences that just didn’t hit the mark for us.
We made it easy for you and created a list of the top 8 IoT conferences worth attending in 2018.
1. LiveWorx 2018
Date: June 17-20, 2018
Location: Boston, MA USA
If you want to experience the world’s most respected digital transformation conference, LiveWorx is the event for you. Focused on the enterprise, you’ll be immersed in 4 action-packed days of technical sessions, hands-on training, expert demos and networking. If you’re interested in how IoT and augmented reality are affecting enterprise businesses, this is the must-attend technology event of the year. Our entire IoT University team will be in attendance! We hope to see you there. For our IoTU community, we are offering an exclusive discount code IOTU18 for our learners for LiveWorx 2018!
Cost to Attend: $595-$1495
2. Industry of Things World USA
Date: March 7-9, 2018
Location: The Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, USA
Interested in the impact of the industrial IoT on business models and production processes across all major industries? Add this IoT conference to the list. IoT World USA is part of the award-winning Industry of Things World global event series. It’s a gathering of senior executives wanting to deepen their knowledge and broaden their network in the Industrial Internet. The event covers topics on automation, M2M communication, interoperability, analytics and new business models.
Cost to Attend – $2695-$3495
3. Smart IoT
Date: March 21-22, 2018
Location: London, UK
Looking for a conference in the UK that covers a wide variety of topics in the IoT? Smart IoT will cover scalable, secure platforms where data can be acquired and managed according to standards. The event will also touch on how devices connect and communicate seamlessly with all connected systems and infrastructure.
Cost to Attend – Free
4. IoT Tech Expo
Date: November 29-30, 2018
Location: Santa Clara, CA, USA
Are you interested in learning more about how IoT is affecting manufacturing, transport, health, logistics, government, energy and automotive? Influencers from enterprise businesses across the globe will be speaking on these topics at this event. From IoT to Blockchain to AI, IoT Tech Expo will be covering the latest happenings in the world of hyperconnected “things.”
Cost to Attend – Free-Varies from $0 – $1050
5. IEEE 4th World Forum on Internet of Things
Date: February 5-8, 2018
Explore the latest advances in IoT around cities, nations, government, research and more. IEEE expects attendance and participation from leading research institutions, government organizations responsible for IoT from around the world, and practitioners from major international enterprises that provide products, goods, and services based on IoT.
Cost to Attend – $300-$900
6. IEEE GreenTech
Date: April 4-6, 2018
Location: Austin, TX, USA
If you’re interested in exploring challenges related to securing green and clean energy sources this IoT conference is a good one to add to your list. Focused on smart cities, you will learn about incorporating techniques from sensing to analytics and how to leverage the complementary technologies of IoT, wireless, and virtualization to deliver scalable, trusted and reliable solutions.
Cost to Attend: $350-$950
7. Minds + Machines
Date: September 12-13, 2018
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Your industry is going digital, and it can be tough to keep up with the transformation. GE’s annual industrial conference is dedicated to showcasing proven technology, the future of the industrial landscape, and the most powerful digital outcomes.
Cost to Attend – TBD
8. IBM Think
Date: March 19-22, 2018
Location: Las Vegas, NV, USA
If you’re looking for the full event experience, head to Vegas in March to learn from the brilliant minds behind everything from blockchain, AI, data, and cloud to IT infrastructure, IoT, security, and beyond.
Cost to Attend – $895-$2295