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Internet of Things Community (IoT Community) announces its 2nd Annual IoT Day Slam Conference, April 9th, 2020, co-hosted with IEEE’s IoT World Forum (April 5-9) in New Orleans, USA

Short call for papers & speakers, and content opens. Brightest minds invited to present customer successes and best practices to Enterprise and Industrial IoT leading authorities

New Orleans, January 23, 2020 – The IoT Community® (Internet of Things Community®), the world’s largest community of corporate executives, IoT professionals and practitioners, and foremost IoT thought leadership association, today announced the next instalment of its in-person IoT Slam® series of events – the IoT Day Slam 2020, Internet of Things conference, in celebration of World IoT Day 2020, commencing April 9th 2020, held in New Orleans, USA and broadcast online. IoT Community announces a short call for papers, speakers and content for this unique event co-hosted with the IEEE’s World Forum on the Internet of Things.

Pursuant to the announcement of its newly formed collaboration with IEEE, the IoT Community will host its Second Annual IoT Day Slam 2020 on April 9th, as part of the IEEE’s World Forum on the Internet of Things, taking place April 5-9, 2020 in New Orleans, USA. This is the premier event for the IEEE IoT Initiative and draws participation from industry, the public sector and the research community and includes technical papers, tutorials, workshops, and industry sessions designed specifically to advance technologies, that are contributing to how IoT can advance technology for humanity. The IoT Community will work with its corporate members, drawing on leading-edge knowledge and insights, helping to deliver a compelling conference agenda for the entire event.

The conference is also delivered over the internet in real-time via virtual broadcast, so off-site attendees can tune in live to the stream globally and interact via the internet. All conference proceedings are recorded and made available via https://iotpractitioner.com.

“The IoT Community is honored to co-host the IoT Day Slam 2020 event in New Orleans, in collaboration with the IEEE for its World Forum on the Internet of Things on April 5-9, 2020. Realizing the potential of the Internet of Things is critical for the successful implementation of digital transformation across enterprise and industrial sectors.” David Hill, Executive Director of the Internet of Things Community (IoT Community) said, “We encourage IoT practitioners with cutting-edge solutions and compelling stories to present a paper, talk or thought leadership content; demonstrating how their use of IoT is transforming business, culture and society. We invite enterprise and industrial IoT practitioners in the Louisiana region to take advantage of a unique opportunity to learn from the best IoT thought leaders and participate in this free and exclusive IoT event held in their backyard.”

The theme of the overall conference is “Internet of Intelligent Things”.  The papers, presentations, and events at the conference are focused on contributions to nurture, cultivate, enhance and accelerate the adoption of IoT technologies and applications for the benefit of society. In the past year, the Internet of Things has experienced significant growth in the number of deployments, in the resource investment from both industry and governments, and in attention from technologists in almost every discipline. The term IoT captures the vision of a connected world where things, people, and their institutions can interact purposefully to create better lives and sustainable stewardship of the planet.

Nancy Shemwell, COO of IoT Community, commented “As the promise of IoT technology and its business value becomes a reality, what better partner could we choose than the IEEE to co-host our IoT Day Slam event with. Representing over 100 years of supporting engineering, technology and science, the IEEE has a heritage of delivering and influencing the best in technical innovation.  Partnering with the IoT Community and our member experts is an important step for both organizations, our respective members and the industry as a whole.”

Conference Themes & Topics:

  • Vertical focus: Healthcare, Retail, Automotive
  • Industrial IoT and Manufacturing
  • Edge (Connect, Compute, Controls)
  • Smart Cities, Buildings, and Society
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Communications and Connectivity
  • Computing and Information Processing
  • Security and Privacy and Trust

Call for Papers, speakers and content:

IoT thought leaders interested in presenting at IoT Day Slam 2020 conference in-person in New Orleans, have until February 14th 2020 to submit a proposal.

Visit https://iotslam.com/iot-day-slam-2020-paper-submission/ for full details on the submission process and to submit a paper.

Important Dates & Milestones:

  • February 14th, 2020 – Call for Papers Closes
  • February 21st, 2020 – Speakers Notified of Acceptance
  • March 1st 2020 – Final Agenda Published
  • April 9th – IoT Day Slam 2020 Conference Commences in New Orleans

Registration Open:

Registration to the IoT Day Slam 2020 conference is free to enterprise and industrial IoT practitioners. Corporate executives seeking to attend the exclusive in-person event in New Orleans, can register now at https://iotslam.com/register/ Executives who would like to participate virtually, can get free access to the real-time virtual broadcast at the link above.

Corporate Membership, Collaboration and Media Opportunities

Leading edge IoT solution providers seeking corporate accession to the Internet of Things Community corporate member ecosystem, event sponsorship, and / or extended collaboration opportunities should email info@iotslam.com Media and analyst organizations interested in covering the event (in-person or virtual) should email media@iotslam.com

About IoT Day Slam 2020

IoT Day Slam 2020 is the Internet of Things Community’s fourth annual in-person IoT Slam® conference and its eleventh international conference overall, covering a horizontal industry perspective, across the entire spectrum of IoT. IoT Day Slam 2020 takes place April 9th, 2020, co-hosted with the IEEE World Forum on the Internet of Things, held at Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana. For more information, visit https://iotslam.com  IoT Day Slam delivers the best in class IoT Strategy, Leadership, Advisory and Methodology – (SLAM)™ – IoT Slam®.

About IoT Community® – (Internet of Things Community®)

Founded in 2015 the IoT Community is the world’s first to market, longest standing, best known, most trusted name and largest CxO community of senior business leaders and IoT practitioners consisting of 23,000+ members. The function of the community is to focus on adoption and application of IoT in commercial environments, seeking to contribute applying technology or overcoming the variety of barriers, inhibitors, and technical and operational issues. For more information about IoT Community, visit http://www.iotcommunity.net  (please note the dot net domain).


David Hill

Executive Director

IoT Community