Welcome to the IoT Slam® Live 2018, Internet of Things Conference, June 21 - 22 2018, R.T.P - North Carolina, USA

Attendees FAQs

What is IoT Slam Live?

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IoT Slam Live 2018 is the Internet of Things Community’s Second Annual in-person live event, that builds on the successes of the inaugural event last year, and the world’s first and largest virtual conference dedicated to addressing the rapidly shifting landscape of IoT (Internet of Things) – and how this impacts the Industrial, Enterprise and Smart City industry. IoT Slam Live features world class keynotes, engaging panels, breakout sessions and workshops showcasing cutting edge thought leadership, expert use cases –  providing you with meaningful advice, industry best practices, and real world takeaways on all things IoT, Cloud, Mobile and Big Data, across across the entire IoT  industry spectrum – which you can use in your IoT Strategy right away!

Who is behind IoT Slam Live?

IoT Slam Live is a continuation to the highly acclaimed IoT Slam series of virtual events, organized and produced by the Internet of Things Community – IoT Community; The world’s largest CxO network of IoT practitioners.

When is IoT Slam Live 2018?

The Second Annual IoT Slam Live conference takes place June 21 – 22 2018.
The event is hosted live and in-person, with proceedings starting at 8.30am US Eastern Time for those planning to watch the proceedings via the internet.

Where is IoT Slam Live 2018 being held?

IoT Slam Live will be held at:
The Archie K Davis Conference Centre,
located at the Research Triangle Park,
North Carolina

Full venue details can be found at https://iotslam.com/venue

The event is also being broadcast via the internet so that global attendees can watch the live stream broadcast in the Cloud delivered via a bespoke, customized and secure virtual environment! Virtual attendees will experience an immersion of exclusive world class content, from industry leading experts – brought straight to the comfort of your office, home or mobile device.

How much does it cost to take part in IoT Slam Live?

Access to the event is priced with affordability in mind. Please see https://iotslam.com/register for full ticket options and feature comparison.

There are 2 Ticket Types for IoT Slam Live 2018:

In-Person Ticket
On-Line Only Ticket

In-Person Ticket:
Standard Registration to the live in-person event starts at £299 and includes full access to both days, with fully inclusive access to first-class breakfast, lunch, drinks and refreshments throughout the day. Spaces are limited and are limited to members of the Internet of Things Community.

There are also limited number of Diamond VIP passes priced at £450 which include all the above – with the addition of: invitation to VIP welcome dinner on June 20, reserved front row seating, and other added benefits. Please check the registration page at https://iotslam.com/register for full details.

On-Line Ticket
New for 2018: Free Virtual Access for IoT Community Members (individual or corporate): It is free to become an individual member – please visit https://iotslam.com/community and apply to join our Linkedin group to validate your membership.
Once you are a member, Tickets can be secured via Eventbrite at this page
https://iotslam.com/register/ . The free registration is based on a per person basis. Attendees will receive unique access credentials to access content on-line. 

There is also a premium Diamond Virtual Pass priced at £199 that comes loaded with added benefits.

Is the virtual event being broadcast Live or is the content pre-recorded?

This event features content that is being presented live and in real time. and content will contain a mixture of video sessions, as well as voice over slide deck presentations.

Do I need any specialist software or specifications to attend the event?

The simple answer is No! All you need is computer (desktop or mobile device) that can connect to the internet (256kbps minimum Up and Down) to get access to live proceedings.

Can I engage with the speakers? – I don’t want to feel like I am watching a recording

Yes, in fact we encourage it, and speakers appreciate it! During presentations, you can post questions to the presenter, depending on how much time has been afforded for Q & A by the presenter

Do you have any discount programs?

Corporate / Block bookings – We offer multiple and group booking discount starting at 25% off for 3 or more tickets. CxO level executives from our direct and partner networks are eligible to receive a complimentary pass, please send us a mail with your request to info@iotslam.com

Media / Journalists / Bloggers and Social Influencers – Get access to exclusive IoT sessions delivered by IoT leaders. Send us a mail with your request and credentials to media@iotslam.com (Proof of media affiliation will be required to confirm your ticket)

Academia – We offer 50% discount for members of the educational industry. Send us a mail with your request and credentials to info@iotslam.com

Speaker FAQs

How do I become a Speaker at IoT Slam Live?

Call for papers is now closed, If you would like to explore extended collaboration opportunities, please send us a mail to info@iotslam.com

What are deadlines for speaking submissions?

December 7th 2017 – Call for Papers opens
February 28th, 2018 – Call for Papers closes
March 15th, 2018 – Speakers Notified of Acceptance
March 30th 2018 – Final Agenda Published
June 21-22 2018 – IoT Live Slam in RTP, North Carolina

Do I have to sponsor the event in order to speak?

No. You don’t have to be a sponsor to be a speaker at this event, however should you become a sponsor, your participation you will be significantly enhanced as well as your positioning in the broader IoT space. The majority of IoT Slam Live sessions are secured free of charge. The submission is free of charge, and if selected there is no cost to present.

Will my presentation be recorded?

All speaker sessions will be recorded and made available for reuse (with full shared copyrights) to the materials. The content is typically provided back to speakers within 2 weeks after the event. Additionally content will be made available for users to view on demand as well as proliferated through our IoT channels after 3 months.

Do I need any special training or equipment to present my session Virtually?

The simple answer is no! For sessions that will be delivered virtually, All you need is a computer (desktop or Laptop), a stable internet connection (around 2mbps up and down), your presentation / slide deck, a microphone, a webcam (optional for those who wish to present using video) and a good presentation voice.

We will be conducting dry-runs and holding special training open to all speakers a couple of weeks before the event goes live to make sure you are comfortable and fluent with the virtual platform.

Sponsors FAQs

How does a company become a sponsor of IoT Slam Live and what levels of sponsorship do you offer?

Please contact us at sponsors@iotslam.com to discuss available packages and options.

What are the advantages of becoming a sponsor?

Being a sponsor of IoT Slam Live provides your organization with unprecedented impact and huge levels of brand awareness, visibility and exposure. Additionally, sponsors have right of first acceptance on headline and priority inventories – which are prime time sessions that reach the peak and prime levels of attendance.

Sponsors can also take advantage of our added visibility packages pre-during-and post event – which benefit from highly desirable lead / demand generation deliverables which yield invaluable, quantifiable and measurable ROI. We have different levels of sponsor packages designed with your budget, outcome and objectives in mind. We can work with you to determine which package best fits your needs and capabilities. We can also work with you to define a tailored approach, to ensure that we secure the natural fit for you.

To find out more about our sponsorship opportunities entail, please contact us at sponsors@iotslam.com

What are other ways for Sponsors to participate?

As part of our content proliferation program, we offer sponsors the opportunity to distribute “non sales / product pitch oriented” content to our members through our website and direct to event attendees / registrants. This gives sponsors the chance to share their thought leadership and promotional material with our members through the use of white papers, case studies, articles, videos, etc. Additionally we leverage direct and partner channels to add further reach and coverage for our sponsors.

How many people are expected to attend IoT Slam Live?

The capacity for the Live in-person event is 300 and we expect inventories to be in high demand. IoT Slam 2017 on-site tickets sold out with several weeks to.

For the virtual broadcast, we expect an audience of 1,000 – 1,500 attendees- which is inline to the attendance from our prior 4 IoT Slam virtual events and the IoT Slam Live 2017 Live stream audience numbers.

Through our direct channels, we have a global reach to over 100,000 senior level business decision makers. By leveraging our partner channels we gain further access to a further 500,000 global decision makers. Within 6 months of the content being disseminated post the event, we anticipate IoT Slam Live content will have been consumed by over 1,000,000 executives.

Terms & Conditions

Registration, Cancellation, and changes to your booking

  • Cancellations can be made at least one month before the start of the event. There will be an administration fee of 25%
  • Attendees may nominate an alternative person from their organization to attend up to 2 weeks prior to the start of the event, at no extra charge. After this date, the full invoiced amount is payable.
  • If you are unable to attend the event, we recommend that you send a substitution request to info@iotslam.com as soon as possible so that we can assist you in making your desired changes.
  • Unfortunately, there are no refunds provided for registrants who do not attend.
  • IoT Slam Live 2018 Agenda (including speakers, sessions and activities) is subject to change.
  • Delegates consent to being featured in any and all recordings of the event by conference organizers or its designers.
  • IoT Slam Live is only available to professionals that are members of the Internet of Things Community.
  • Mobile, recording devices and cameras, still or video, are prohibited from being used (unless granted express prior written permission by event organizers.)
  • As this an exclusive and high in demand event, spaces are limited. We reserve the right to refuse entry to the event. In such cases, we will refund your registration fees only if the event is oversubscribed.
  • We reserve the right to refuse entry or eject people from the event.
  • Attendees should advise of any special access requirements at the time of registration.
  • It is the responsibility of the attendee to arrange appropriate insurance cover in connection with their attendance at the conference. Conference Organizers cannot be held liable for any loss, liability or damage to personal property.
  • Conference Organizers reserve the right to make alterations to the conference program, speakers, venue and timings. In the unlikely event of the program being canceled by Conference Organizers, a full refund will be made. Liability will be limited to the amount of the registration fee paid by the delegate.
  • Views expressed by speakers are their own. We do not accept liability for advice given, or views expressed, by any speaker at the conference or in any material provided to attendees.
  • Notice about Data Protection in compliance with GDPR requlations: All personal data supplied is subject to applicable data protection legislation. We will contact you from time to time, with event updates and other important member information. We may share member contact data with corporate members from time to time, enabling practical outputs from your engagement across this and other IoT Community member, referral, and consulting services.  We make every effort to ensure that the products, or services that we refer to you, are in-line to your needs, however if you would not like to receive 3rd party communications, you have the option to opt-out freely. We will continue to hold and use information you provide  to contact you about any future events or promotions. You also have the option to opt-out freely. A full overview of our IoT Community Terms and Conditions can be viewed at: https://iotcommunity.net/terms-of-use/  

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