Hours Connecting

Over the World

October 20 - 21, 2021

Digital Around the World is a 24 hours non-stop virtual conference
that will bring together top-level speakers discussing the latest trends
in digital transformation

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For 24 hours non-stop, region by region, time zone by time zone, top-level international speakers will be presenting and discussing the last technological innovations and trends in digital transformation: from the Internet of Things to 5G, network virtualization and smart services. 26 high level sessions with keynote speakers will be developed and moderated consecutively from various countries in Europe, the Americas and the Asia/Pacific region, and a worldwide community of industry experts, researchers and specialized media will have the opportunity to follow and interact in the debates.



Emerging Technologies for Digital Transformation

With lead experts and representatives from AI and IoT to 5G, network virtualization and smart industries.

Technologies for the Good

Including multiple perspectives on:
- Smart Governance and smart economy to overcome the current Covid-19 crisis
- sustainable development by preserving the environment and our resources
- privacy and data protection by design in the new digital world

International Cooperation

International Cooperation in Research and Innovation

Addressing the main expectations, needs and results of the scientific community.

Keynote speakers

We are pleased to welcome some of the world-class IoT experts from the worlds of research, industry, business, tech and science! Among the speakers, there will be representatives of the world’s largest companies developing IoT technologies.

Cristina Bueti

Cristina Bueti

Counsellor, ITU
Mirko Ross

Mirko Ross

CEO and Founder, asvin GmbH
Roberto Cascella

Roberto Cascella

Head of Sector "Technology, Supply Chain & Strategic Autonomy" at the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO)

Laure Le Bars

Research Project Director, SAP
Abhimanyu (Manu) Gosain

Abhimanyu Gosain

Technical Program Director, PAWR Project Office College of Engineering Northeastern University
Latif Ladid

Latif Ladid

Founder and President, IPv6 Forum
Thomas Hahn

Thomas Hahn

Siemens AG, Technology
Tanya Suarez

Tanya Suarez

CEO and Co-Founder, BluSpecs and IoT Tribe
Glenn Ricart

Glenn Ricart

Founder and CTO, US Ignite
Michael Vaa

Michael Vaa

Project Manager, FORCE Technology


20-21 October 2021 | 24 Hours Connecting Over the World

Ticket Price


  • Full conference access

24 Hour Non-Stop Program at a Glance

The IoT Forum will coordinate a main track of top-level sessions. Partners, projects and sponsors will also have the possibility to autonomously organize complementary sessions in a parallel programme.

From 9:00 am on 20 October

26 Sessions from Europe, Americas, Asia/Pacific

Participants profile: Industry representatives, experts, top-level researchers and specialized media


Emerging Technologies for digital transformation

Emerging Technologies for Digital Transformation in the COVID Era

5G for Connected and Automated Mobility

Digital Maturity

Digital Transformation: Big Data, Marketplaces and Data Economy

IoT Cognitive Edge Based on Open Hardware

Full Migration to IPv6 Only

Next Generation Internet

IoT & Emerging Technologies on the Airline Industry

Technologies for the Good

IoT on Smart Cities

AI for Good

Towards a Secure IoT World - Intelligent Trust and Identity Management

Agrifood Industry

IoT for SDGs

Smart Governance and e-Governments

The Indian Opportunity on IoT and Ipv6

Blockchain Applications in Africa

Africa-EU Water Management Cooperation: Challenges and Perspectives.

International Cooperation

International Cooperation in Research and Innovation

IoT Research Innovation Deployment in Europe

Fundamental Research in the EU and the US

Distributed computing and swarm intelligence

International Collaboration for Research Infrastructure

IPv6 and 5G Convergence

Future Generation of Mobile Communications

IoT Cybersecurity Framework

Gold Partners

Silver Partners


Media Partners

Conference Organiser

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