The Premiere IoT Business Event

LiveWorx is the global technology conference and marketplace for solutions engineered for a smart, connected world

4 Inspiring
Keynotes

230+ Breakouts

100+ Internet
of Things (IoT) Demos

6000+ Technologists

Industry Luminaries

The LiveWorx stage and breakout sessions will showcase IoT’s most influential technology trailblazers, bestselling authors, and progressive, forward-thinking technologists presenting insightful and informative sessions covering IoT technology and solutions, issues, trends, and considerations for the future.

IoT LiveTalx

Don’t miss four inspiring IoT LiveTalx sessions, 25 minute “TED Talk” style discussions on the latest IoT technologies, from leading companies like Accenture, Deloitte Digital and ThingWorx.

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Make an Impact

Developers navigating the IoT world face a number of challenges in the connected world — understanding new technologies, selecting vendors, choosing the right hardware, managing data, complying with standards — while satisfying the demands of key stakeholders and users alike. LiveWorx offers unrivaled content for developers to conquer these challenges and create powerful, meaningful IoT solutions for their industry.

LiveWorx is the must-attend event for developers of every kind, from technology strategists to application developers and data engineers who are looking to sharpen their skills and stay ahead of the IoT curve.

Key Topics

  • Analytics & Big Data
  • IT Infrastructure & Cloud
  • Data Management
  • Security and Privacy
  • Smart Connected Products

Be the Hero

As CIOs and IT professionals know, the demands on IT are — everyone wants solutions that are cost-effective, easy-to-implement, easy-to-use, and yield maximum productivity. It is imperative to keep up with the latest trends, best practices, and emerging technologies to meet the ever-evolving challenges associated with implementing new technologies.

LiveWorx delivers a valuable opportunity to explore new technologies and experience hands-on learning through breakout sessions, product demos, and training sessions.

Key Topics

  • IoT Strategies and Business Models
  • IT Infrastructure & Cloud
  • Enterprise Collaboration
  • Security & Privacy
  • Smart Connected Product Design
  • Industrial Internet of Things
  • Digital Factory

Get Connected

For business leaders and their teams seeking to consistently meet and exceed performance goals, it is imperative to identify and implement cutting-edge technologies and tools for their departments — and the enterprise — to be successful.

LiveWorx is the premier technology event for business leaders who want to capitalize on the latest trends and technologies to achieve operational excellence. Attendees across industries will have the opportunity to exchange ideas, discuss challenges, and identify new opportunities offered by advancements in IoT technology and solutions.

Key Topics

  • IoT Strategies & Business Models
  • IT Infrastructure
  • IoT for Startups
  • Smart Connected Product Design
  • Industrial Automation
  • Industrial Internet of Things
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Connected Service

Who else will be there?

These Roles

  • Analysts
  • Architects
  • Consultants
  • CXOs
  • Data Scientists
  • Designers
  • Developers
  • Directors
  • Engineers
  • IT Administrators
  • Manufacturers
  • Marketers
  • Service Technicians
  • Systems Integrators

These Companies

Get Educated

LiveWorx offers a robust agenda that will showcase industry trends, emerging technologies, and business tactics. Enjoy a variety of learning formats to gain a better understanding of the impact IoT technology and solutions have across industries and geographies. Learn how to apply these insights in your own IoT strategy.

Key topics include

  • Improving operational efficiencies and reducing costs with powerful machine learning capabilities
  • Transforming the wealth of ever-growing IoT data into meaningful intelligence
  • Value of augmented reality for the enterprise
  • Deploying and managing IoT technology and devices
  • Security and privacy

IoT Training: Master the Skills

Invest in tailored training to fully immerse yourself in IoT software, maximize your technology ROI and keep your skills updated to stay ahead of the curve.

NOTE: Training is an additional fee. You must register or already be registered for LiveWorx to attend the training sessions below.

Key VIP

Full Day

Internet of Things (IoT)

ThingWorx Fundamentals

  • Dates Offered: Monday, May 22nd & Thursday, May 25th
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Level: Applicable to All
  • Product Family: ThingWorx
  • Topics: Smart Connected Products
  • Prerequisite: No Coding Experience Required

This introductory course will teach attendees how to model, connect, analyze, and build Internet of Things applications using ThingWorx. Experience the ThingWorx Development Process as a framework for planning and designing an IoT solution, which attendees then apply to a business case in the training exercises. By the end of the training session you will have a solid grasp of how to create an IoT application and an introductory skill set in IoT development with ThingWorx.

Key Takeaways:

  • Identify the business use cases for developing IoT applications
  • Develop a simple IoT application using ThingWorx
  • Comprehend the basic functionality and features in ThingWorx

ThingWorx Modeling Fundamentals

  • Dates Offered: Monday, May 22nd & Thursday, May 25th
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Product Family: ThingWorx
  • Topics: Smart Connected Products
  • Prerequisite: Completion of ThingWorx Fundamentals or Knowledge of ThingWorx Composer & IoT Solution Architecture

This course focuses on architecture and tools used to model an IoT solution in ThingWorx. Be introduced to the Modeling Framework, which provides guidance for planning and designing an IoT model that is effective and scalable. Using a business case, attendees apply the Modeling Framework to design and build the model for a sample IoT solution.

Key Takeaways:

  • Identify and apply the Modeling Framework
  • Design a robust, scalable ThingWorx model using the Modeling Framework
  • Gain experience using modeling functionality and features in ThingWorx Composer

Leveraging the PTC Navigate Framework and ThingWorx Integration Hub to Create Modular Custom Apps

  • Dates Offered: Monday, May 22nd
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Level: Advanced/Expert
  • Product Family: ThingWorx
  • Topics: Smart Connected Products
  • Prerequisite: Completion of Introductions to ThingWorx or Strong Knowledge of ThingWorx Modeling

Expand your understanding of PTC Navigate and how to develop and extend modular role-based apps and integrations. Begin with an overview of what PTC Navigate and role-based apps are and how to tailor existing apps. Next, you discover what Integration Hub is, its benefits and architecture, as well as how to use it in the context of PTC Navigate.

Gain deep insight into various concepts such as Resource Modeling, Capabilities, Connectors, Resource Providers and Micro services. Attendees will work through the process of configuring existing Resource Providers and Connectors and develop their own custom Resource Providers and Connectors. Finally, attendees learn how custom apps can be created in PTC Navigate to unleash the value of IoT.

Key Takeaways:

  • Apply the PTC Navigate Framework
  • Leverage information from external system through ThingWorx Connectors
  • Create a custom app in PTC Navigate

Applying Machine Learning Using ThingWorx Analytics

  • Dates Offered: Thursday, May 25th
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Product Family: ThingWorx
  • Topics: Analytics & Big Data
  • Prerequisite: Fundamental Knowledge of ThingWorx Composer and IoT Solution Architecture

Learn the basic concepts associated with Analytics. This course will introduce attendees to the ThingWorx Analytics process and its applications. Using a business case, attendees apply the Analytics process to design and build the model for a sample IoT solution. You will learn the basic terminology used in ThingWorx Analytics and what type of information results from the Analytics process.

Key Takeaways:

  • Identify and apply the ThingWorx Analytics Process
  • Define descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics
  • Gain experience importing data into ThingWorx Analytics and build a predictive model

Hacking the Internet of Things: IoT Security Training by Independent Security Evaluators

  • Dates Offered: Monday, May 22nd
  • Time: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Level: Applicable to All
  • Product Family: ThingWorx
  • Topics: Privacy & Security
  • Prerequisite: Technical or Engineering Background Who Want to Understand the Principles of Secure Design

Are you interested in how to make connected devices more secure or how connected devices get hacked? If so, then this is the course for you!

Be taught next generation information security skills set to empower you to success in the IoT era. Instructed by the same elite security researchers who organize IoT hacking events – including the famous IoT Village.

Learn the fundamentals of security in the context of the Internet of Things from a hacker’s perspective! Through a mixture of lecture, group exercise, and hands-on modules, this course will jumpstart your IoT security and hacking career, and deliver significant returns for your organization that can be measured in employee knowledge and enterprise readiness.

The content structure will take you through a skills progression, with each module building on the previous:

Module 1: Common Security Goals
Module 2: Understanding Risk
Module 3: Secure Design Principles
Module 4: Deep Dive into Product Security
Module 5: Hacking Methodology
Module 6: Tools and Techniques
Module 7: Detection and Prevention
Module 8: Applying Lessons to the Real World

You will be trained how to use a range of software-based tools that are integral to device analysis. These include (but not limited to): nmap, netcat, Nessus, Shodan, Wireshark, Burp Suite, Spike and other fuzzers, Gdb & other debuggers, basic binary/static analysis such as grep, strings, IDA and exploitation tools like Metaploit.

About Intendent Security Evaluators (ISE):
ISE is an independent security firm in Baltimore, Maryland dedicated to aggressive defense strategies through advanced science. Their elite team of analysts and developers use scientific approaches to improve clients’ overall security posture, protect digital assets, harden existing technologies, secure infrastructures, and work with development teams to ensure product security before deployment.

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn how embedded systems get hacked, and how to make them more resilient
  • Broaden your security awareness from I.T. to physical assets
  • Acquire a valuable skillset: security assessment and testing
  • Learn from actual practitioners and get hands-on experience, not just slides and theory
  • Prepare your company to defend against new threats that come with IoT adoption

2 Hour

Internet of Things (IoT)

Creating an Augmented Reality Experience with ThingWorx Studio

VIP
  • Dates Offered: Wednesday, May 24th
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Level: Applicable to All
  • Product Family: ThingWorx
  • Topics: Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality

You will be introduced to ThingWorx Studio and how it can be used to build an Augmented Reality (AR) experience. Learn how to add 3-D models and a ThingMark to the experience, as well as add 3-D labels and images. Attendees will then publish the AR experience and view it using ThingWorx View.

While this content is targeted for Application Developers, any learner can follow the documented examples and participate in the experience to gain an understanding of how ThingWorx Studio supports delivering AR experiences.

Key Takeaways:

  • Introduce the ThingWorx Studio Development Process
  • Develop various Augmented Reality experiences
  • Discuss basic functionality and features in ThingWorx Studio

Building A Business Case for IoT

VIP
  • Dates Offered: Wednesday, May 24th
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Level: Applicable to All
  • Product Family: ThingWorx
  • Topics: IoT Strategies and Business Models

This seminar will provide you with a strategic framework to identify business opportunities in IoT. You will cover customer value roadmaps, product and service requirements, and business models to consider as you invest or expand your IoT footprint. The session will be organized as a collection of lectures, demos, and discussions. All stakeholders in IoT (technical, business, marketing, partners, etc.) are encouraged to participate.

Key Takeaways:

  • Describe familiar with key strategic decisions in IoT
  • Get started building a business case for IoT
  • Identify key challenges and opportunities associated with IoT product development

Enter the Xtropolis

Xtropolis is the pulsating heart and hub of LiveWorx, an experience unto itself. Explore this “connected city,” packed full of the latest and greatest IoT technologies.

The Developer Zone

Engage with developers, technologists, and ThingWorx developers at the Genius Bar to share experiences and insights around technology, trends, and developer tools and solutions. ThingWorx engineers and experts will be on hand to provide deep-dive information about ThingWorx solutions, discuss challenges and opportunities, and answer questions.

Jaw Dropping Demos

Learn from over 100 exhibitors with interactive learning labs, amazing demos and mind-bending surprises. With everything from Augmented Reality experiences to robots on the Xtropolis floor, this will be an area you won’t want to miss!

The Marketplace

LiveWorx is a global Internet of Things ecosystem that helps companies build great businesses — opportunities for investment, partnership or acquisition. Whether you need a custom-built solution or have systems in place that you need to integrate with new technologies, you’ll find it all in one place.

The Added Experience

Don’t miss all the exciting extras and delight moments in Xtropolis, like the Drone Park with live drone races, the Wearables Shop where you can pick up your LiveWorx swag, and the exclusive VIP Lounge (for our 75 VIP Passholders only).

Become a Sponsor

LiveWorx represents a prime audience we can influence alongside key technology partners, resulting in vibrant engagements and strong pipeline.

Jason Lamon
, Fishbowl Solutions

Gain qualified leads and new customers with a LiveWorx Sponsorship. Your organization can educate, entertain and engage a captive audience of technologists through focused activations, product integrations, breakout sessions, private networking events and social media. Connect with 6000 in-person attendees and another 5,000 online who are looking for the latest technologies and solutions you offer. LiveWorx offers a range of sponsorship packages suitable for every budget, so secure your spot today!

Networking Activities

Welcome Reception

Let’s get “wicked fired-up” about the official LiveWorx kick-off reception. Learn about the history of the city, sing your heart out at Boston themed karaoke, and eat & drink a specifically crafted New England menu. Connect with fellow attendees as you help us celebrate the opening day of LiveWorx.

Industry Meet-ups

On Tuesday evening, join your LiveWorx peers at eight industry-specific events in the Seaport District with food, beverages, festivities and some education thrown in! Mix and mingle with other attendees from your industry who have common interests and are facing similar challenges.

IoT Mix @ 6

Wednesday night, join other techies at the Mix @ 6 party outside at the Lawn on D. Socialize with the best and brightest, enjoy complimentary refreshments and demo our product showcases. Come early for Boston celebrity sightings, including Julian Edelman from the New England Patriots!!

Partner Connection

LiveWorx presents a unique opportunity for partners in the growing IoT ecosystem to network and share ideas and insights with IoT experts and other partners. During the event, partners will also be recognized for outstanding contributions throughout the year.

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