A series of presentations about treads in different areas indicating the direction of the ongoing and future research within Internet of Things.

The event is part of Internet Week Denmark and is presented by the DIGIT Aarhus University Centre for Digitalisation, Big Data and Data Analytics.

The target audience is anybody interested in IoT and Next Generation Internet and the direction of the ongoing and future research in this field.

Rob Van Kranenburg will open the event with a keynote talk on Next Generation Internet - What kind of smart society do we want?


Rob Van Kranenburg is one of the ten most influential people in Europe, when it comes to IoT. Rob is the founder of IoT Council. He works as Ecosystem Manager for the EU projects Tagitsmart and Next Generation Internet.
Thomas Toftegaard is Head of Department of Engineering, Aarhus University.
Peter Gorm Larsen is a Professor in the Department of Engineering at Aarhus University, where he both leads the software engineering research group as well as the Centre for Digitalisation, Big Data, and Data Analytics (DIGIT).  

Martin Brynskov is an Associate Professor at Aarhus University. He is chair of the global Open & Agile Smart Cities initiative (OASC), which encompasses more than 100 cities from 24 countries.

Henrik Karstoft holds a B.Sc. in Physics and in Computer Science, a M.Sc. in Math (’88) and a PhD. in Mathematics (’91) from the University of Aarhus. Since 2007, he has been Professor (Docent) at Department of Engineering, Aarhus University.
Rune Hylsberg Jacobsen is a Lead Engineer in Aarhus University’s satellite program (AUSAT) and member of the H2020 Future Internet Forum (FIF).

Einar Broch Johnsen is a Professor at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo. His research targets how to predict the behavior of parallel systems.

Dr. Alexandros Iosifidis is Assistant Professor of Machine Learning and Computer Vision at the Dept. of Engineering, Aarhus University, and  Docent of Data Management and Data Analytics in the School of Business & Management, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland.
Mark Lawford is a Professor in McMaster University’s Department of Computing and Software and the Director of the McMaster Centre for Software Certification.



8.30 Check-in and breakfast

9.00 Welcome

9.10 Keynote by Rob van Kranenburg

10.00 Short break

10.15 Opening of the IoT Trends by Thomas Skjødebjerg Toftegaard, Aarhus University (AU/ENG)

10.30 Peter Gorm Larsen, AU/ENG, Smart systems and the technologies used to achieve them

11.00  Martin Brynskov, AU/DDINF, Trends for Smart Cities and the enabling Technologies

11.30 Henrik Karstoft, AU/ENG, Deep Generative Networks

12.00 Lunch jointly for all tracks

12.45 Rune Hylsberg Jacobsen, AU/ENG, IoT in Space

13.15 Ira Assent, AU/CS, Analysis of sensor data in the age of Big Data

13.45 Einar Broch Johnsen, Professor at Oslo University, Scalable Data Access in Oil & Gas

14.15 Coffee break with refreshments

15.00 Alexandros Iosifidis, AU/ENG, Machine Learning Approaches for High-Frequency Financial Data Analysis

15.30 Mark Lawford, Professor McMaster University, Canada, Functional Safety of Autonomous Vehicles Through Model Based Design & Assurance

16.00 Networking session at the top floor with refreshments

The event will be held in English.


Tid og sted

Dato:  3. maj 2018
Tid:  Kl. 8.30-17.00
Sted:  Dokk1, Hack Kampmanns Plads 2, 8000 Aarhus C
Pris:  Gratis for medlemmer af InfinIT, it-forum og Brainsbusiness. Øvrige: 299 kr ekskl. moms
Kontakt navn:  Anne-Mette Overdahl Kuijpers, it-forum, tlf. 22 76 44 21
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