Sponsored by: The IEEE Internet of Things (IoT) Initiative
Revised Summit Program Posted! (Last Update: 2 May)
We are excited to invite you to join the IEEE IoT Vertical and Topical Summit on Agricultureat Borgo San Luigi in Monteriggioni (Siena)Tuscany, Italy 8-9 May 2018.
Each IEEE IoT Summit brings together experts and leaders from all over the world to address the implementation of IoT solutions in a local setting. One of the industries important to Italy and the Region of Tuscany is Agriculture and is the focus Vertical for the event. The objective of the Summit is to launch actions that will lead to the nurturing, and maturing of IoT solutions and deployments that have significant near and long-term benefits for society. Hence, the theme we have chosen for the Summit is “The Digital Revolution – Farming 4.0!”
Join us in Tuscany, Italy and be part of the important and exciting IEEE IoT summit. Whether you are there to listen, to present, to see the exhibits, to have your questions answered, or are there to contribute to the discussions and dialog with some of the world’s leading experts, you will find the event meaningful and memorable.
The Summit features two action packed days devoted to the agricultural life cycle – from growth, to processing, to distribution, retailing, and consumption of food products.
Areas of Agriculture
Grapes, Wines, Vinegars….
Flowers, Greens, Vegetables .…
Olives, Olive Oil
Staples, Bread, Pasta ….
Cured Meats and Products
Data and Analytics
Domain Specific Technologies
Communications and Connectivity
Plenary Presentations and overviews of IoT and underlying technologies from outstanding and leading experts and practitioners
Panels and Working Groups
Demonstrations and exhibits
A grand setting in the Tuscan countryside with exceptional hospitality, with receptions and meals based on local cuisine and traditions.
Prof. Angelo Riccaboni, Ph.D., Chair PRIMA Foundation and University of Siena
Angelo Riccaboni was Rector of the University of Siena, one of the oldest European universities, founded in 1240. He was also President of CRUI, the Council of all the Rectors of the Italian Universities.
Francesco Barletta, Innovation & Market Development, Wind Tre S.p.A.
Francesco Barletta is the Head of Innovation & Market Development at Wind Tre. He leads a team focused on designing and developing the next generation solutions offering, the digital channels and the on-field promotion programs for the B2B and B2G Markets.
Andrej is best described as a serial entrepreneur with a passion for IT. After secondary school, he studied computer science, but dropped out just before graduating to pursue an entrepreneurial career. At the age of sixteen he published the first of many articles, lectures and even books.
Prof Grieve is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering & Technology, a Fellow of the Institute of Agricultural Engineers and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and holds the N8 Chair in Agri-Sensors & Electronics.
Alexander Kocian completed his studies in Electrical Engineering with major in telecommunications with distinction from Vienna University of Technology, Austria, in 1997. He also holds a Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Aalborg University, Denmark, in 2003.
Gianni Lisini is currently founding member and vice president of Ticinum Aerospace srl, a spin-off of the University of Pavia, involved in two study areas: the large-scale risk evaluation by use of remotely sensed data and custom low maintenance weather stations for agriculture monitoring (mainly for vineyard).
Luís Nóbrega, Ph.D., Telecommunications Institute of Aveiro, Portugal
Luís Nóbrega, networking researcher at the Telecommunications Institute of Aveiro, completed the Masters Degree in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the Aveiro University and after three years of professional experience, enrolled in the Doctoral Program in Computer Science from Minho, Aveiro and Porto Universities.
John P. Verboncoeur, Ph.D., Michigan State University
John P. Verboncoeur received a B.S. (1986) in Engineering Science from the University of Florida, M.S. (1987) and Ph.D. (1992) in Nuclear Engineering from the University of California-Berkeley (UCB), holding the DOE Magnetic Fusion Energy Technology Fellowship.
Arturo Vittori, Architect, Designer, and co-founder Architecture and Vision and CEO, Warka Water Inc.
Italian Architect, Designer and Artist, co-founder and director of the research and design studio Architecture and Vision and CEO of the American NGO Warka Water Inc and founder the fashion brand Culture a Porter.
Moe Win, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Moe Win is a Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Prior to joining MIT, he was with AT&T Research Laboratories for five years and with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for seven years.
Byung K. Yi, Ph.D., Executive Vice President & CTO, InterDigital Communications, Inc.
Byung K. Yi is InterDigital’s Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer. As CTO of InterDigital, Dr. Yi is responsible for directing the development of advanced wireless and network technologies, and the advanced researches related to Robotics, advanced cyber security systems for the IoT systems, and the platform for advanced wireless communications.
Alicia Zörner, M.Sc., Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology IISB
M.Sc. Alicia Zörner, research scientist, received her Master degree in nanotechnology from Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg in 2016. Since 2016 she is PhD student at Fraunhofer IISB within the group on thin film systems.