Speakers

Marc Van Gastel

Head of Department Invest Flanders Investment & Trade
Land scape analysis IoT in Flanders, by Flanders Investment & Trade
Economy

Stefan Bottu

Project Leader at VIL.
Micro-hubs voor urban distribution and the potential of IOT (Intello City & R!SULT)

Jan Merckx

Transitiemanager VIL
Micro-hubs voor urban distribution and the potential of IOT (Intello City & R!SULT)
Enablers

Joan Van Loon

IBM Belux Enterprise Business Unit Leader Public, Life Sciences, Telco & Utilities
IoT – Those who make the connections, persist!
Economy

Bart De Wever

Mayor of Antwerp
The ambition of Antwerp as a Smart City

Bart Braem

Senior Researcher, University of Antwerp & Imec
From smart bikes to smart highways
Mobility

Mark Vanlook

Chairman of EUKA
DronePort, center for drones in Europe & EUKA, drone cluster for Flanders
Economy

Shantanu Goswami

Innovation & insights leader: Data Management Suite, SAP
How SAP is powering the SmartCities agenda
Enablers

Peter Hellinckx

University of Antwerp / Imec
Human capital as one of the major pitfalls for companies in the Internet of Things revolution.
Economy

Peter Defreyne

Managing IxorTalk
Focus your IoT-strategy with open source IoT
Enablers

Hugo Kerschot

Founder and Managing Director, IS-practice
BIoTope, building an IoT open innovation system for connected smart objects
Economy

Ann Fournier

Purchasing officer Digipolis – Architect BFS
Buy from Startups – Partnering with Startups.
Enablers

Peter Vandeurzen

Business Manager Smart Cities Vlaanderen
Smart Cities Vlaanderen, IoT for society

Philippe De Backer

State Secretary in the Belgian Federal Government
Opening Internet of Things Smart Cities Convention

Wout Debacker

Project Engineer, DT Plan
LPWAN Solutions: specific use cases
Enablers

Veselin Pizurica

Co-founder & CTO, Waylay NV
How to build a smart city solution – a story from the trenches
Mobility

Sahil Raziuddin

Product Manager @Eurofins
The Role of QA Test Automation in DevOps
Enablers

Maarten Weyn

Professor at University of Antwerp & imec IDlab
Location information as indispensable as timing information for IoT Application
Enablers

Tom De Block

CEO, DataBroker DAO
DataBroker DAO, a global market for local data
Economy

Daniel Van Hove

CCO, Esas
Successful IoT solutions require a customer service execution up to the finish
Enablers

Rembert Van Den Bosch

Business Development Manager, Telenet
IoT lessons learned from the New Kid on the block
Enablers

Pieter Ballon

Director @ IMEC Living Labs
Smart Flanders – data from cities and citizens
Living

Guido Vaes

Director Innovation, HydroScan
Proactive leak management using smarter metering
Environment

Nathalie Dumarey

Association of Flemish Cities and Municipalities (VVSG)
Smart Cities: it all starts with a vision
Living

Philip Hooker

Vice President Online Business, IoT & Cloud at Software AG
Think Big. Start Small. Scale Like Crazy
Economy

Lieven Hollevoet 

Innovation Partner, Engie M2M
Workshop: Try out the Sigfox Discovery kit yourself!
Enablers

Dirk Indigne

CEO, Engie M2M
Workshop: Try out the Sigfox Discovery kit yourself!
Enablers

Maarten Van Aerde

Key Account Manager IoT, Engie M2M
Stop thinking technology! Think solutions!
Enablers

Wilfred Harbers

Director Presales & Solutions BeNeLux at Software AG
Practical examples: From sensor data processing to proactive alerting and machine learning
Enablers

Nicolas Helssen

Ambassador @ ESA
How to Create Novel IoT Services using Space Capabilities
Economy

Piet Opstaele

Innovation Enablement manager @ Port of Antwerp
Harbour of Things: will startups lead the way?
Enablers

Ronald Vanschoren

CEO @ Screvle
Where are the Connected Devices?
Enablers

Gerrit Nollet

CEO, Mobly
How connected cars and smart apps can put us back in control of our mobility
Mobility

Carlo Schots

Business development manager Internet of Things, Ordina
To turn IoT into real business outcomes
Enablers

Ingrid Reynaert

Business Group Leader, Smart Cities @ Agoria
Smart Cities in Belgium on the rails
Living

Emanuel Marreel

Business Development & Innovation Manager @ Siemens
Enhancing building performance through the power of data
Living

Luc Picard

Operational Manager, ABB
Smart street lighting for the city of tomorrow
Mobility

Bruno Depré

Engie
Trends, solutions and challenges for smart mobility in smart city context: vision of the technology industry.
Mobility

John Baekelmans

Imec
IoT enabling smart City Antwerp
Living

Dr. Jan Verelst

NSX
Normalized Systems : software evolvability and a sustainable business case to conquer IOT challenges of continuous change and integration
Enablers

Frederic Lhostte

Head of Advanced Telco Services, Proximus
#ReadyForTomorrow
Enablers

Glenn Colpaert

Azure/IoT Domain Lead & Microsoft Azure MVP, Codit
Connecting the Smart Building of the Future
Living

David Gillain

Technology Evangelist, Bagaar
The impact of new tech on urban life
Economy

Bavo Van den Heuvel

Cranium
Privacy Enhancing Technologies in home automation: how to comply with the GDPR
Living

Gerard de Bourbon

Chief Evangelist, Tele2 IoT
Creating a Smarter World together
Enablers

Vincent Verstraete

Loqutus
IoT won’t work without Artificial Intelligence
Enablers

Chris Lefrere

Esas
Successful IoT Solutions require customer service built-in right from the start
Enablers

Tom Sorgeloos

Orange
IoT enabling technologies & newest insights on some surprising new IoT application
Enablers

Gert Pauwels

Orange
The impact of new technologies and business models for IoT
Enablers