Edge Computing Forum
Tue., Nov. 07, 2017 – Fraunhofer FOKUS, Berlin, Germany

Tuesday Nov 7th, 2017

The program will continuously be updated and expanded. 

9:00 - 10:00: Registration

11:05 - 11:45: Session 1

Connection - System interconnection challenges within wired and wireless industrial networks.

11:45 - 12:40: Lunch & Demo break

11:45 - 12:40: Session 2

Real-Time - Response time and reliability challenges for the control of industrial systems.

13:40 - 14:05: Coffee & Demo break

14:05 - 15:05: Session 3

Data Optimization - Harmonization and aggregation challenges of heterogeneous data streams.

Aggregration of Edge Data 
Joachim Schonowski, Deutsche Telekom, Germany (tbc)

Data Optimization Accelerate Edge Application
Ionut Deaconeasa, Intel, Germany

Connecting on the Edge - Merging protocols for a joint functionality
Dr. Andreas Gössling, Hilscher, Germany

15:05 - 15:30: COFFEE & DEMO BREAK

15:30 - 16:50: Session 4

Smart - Process optimization and automa- tion challenges at intelligent edge devices.

Computational Mesh on the Edge –The Power of Many Together: IBM Queryplex
Alexander Körner, IBM Deutschland GmbH, Germany 

From Edge to Distriubuted Clouds
Colin Alexander, ARM, UK

Smart Edge Analytics
Paul Rogers, Honeywell, UK 

16:55 - 17:35: Session 5

Security - Data protection and access control challenges at devices, the network and applications.

The Challenges of Security for Dynamic Edge Systems
David Bowden, Dell, USA

Digital Identities at Edge Clouds
Hermann Wimmer, ForgeRock, Germany (tbc)

17:40 - 18:20: Panel

Edge Computing: major challenges and future directions 
All Speakers

18:20 - 20:30: Networking