IoT - the search for the Holy Grail (X-change)

Location:Hotel Abbey, Grimbergen



The Internet of Things technology continues to mature, offering seemingly infinite opportunities for businesses and organisations.  IoT promises to unlock added value in data collection, efficiency, safety, customer experience and business growth.


From presentations and concrete user stories, we’ll hear about where the opportunities lie, and how to make the most of the technology.


Please note that in order to guarantee an interactive discussion, we are keeping the number of attendees limited, so be sure to book your spot in time.

Hotel Abbey, Kerkeblokstraat 5, 1850 Grimbergen



10:00 Welcome coffee


10:30 Introduction: Participants’ expectations around the table


Ann Guinée, Project Manager, Beltug (English)


10:45 How optimal IoT data exploitation creates value for your organisation


The added value of IoT for organisations is found in the optimal exploitation of the data generated by connected devices.  Using concrete examples, we will hear how this can support us with different organisational challenges.


Jeroen Machielsen, Value Proposition Manager B2B, Orange (English)


11:15 Q&A: Your questions, your experience


11:30 Case: Art monitoring with SmartCare IPARC


IoT use cases can be found in unexpected places, for example IPARC, the International Platform for Art Research and Conservation and a multidisciplinary knowledge structure, which offers services in restoration and conservation.  Let’s get inspired by their SmartCare IoT project, which answers the following questions:

  • Is it possible to innovate in all kinds of industries?
  • How can I start with an innovation project?


Leen Gysen, Managing Director, IPARC (English)


12:00 Q&A: Your questions, your experience


12:15 Wrap up & end



You can easily combine this X-change with the morning session on 'IoT - the weakest security link?'.