Description: 2019 Headline activities and plans for IoT Alliance
By: Geof Heydon
Internet of Things (IoT) Alliance Australia Principal Consultant
Smart Cities and Data Sharing Consultant
As the IoT Alliance Australia (IoTAA) Principal Consultant and co-founder, Geof will put the Internet of Things (IoT) into context and discuss the ecosystem complexity of IoT. He will share the IoTAA approach, structure, activities and publications and introduce the challenges faced with data sharing which underpins all IoT initiatives. Examples of smart city and local government will be used to illustrate the issues. He will introduce the “five Safes” approach to data sharing and discuss the emerging standards for trust preserving data sharing.
As a digital technology consultant, Geof co-founded the IOT Alliance, Australia - IoTAA in 2015 and today is their principal consultant and Chair of the Platforms and Interoperability Workstream. Geof is currently working in Smart City initiatives and developing Digital Strategy, Data Sharing Policy and risk analysis for local Governments.
He also Chairs the Australian Computer Society’s (ACS’s) Data Sharing Technical Committee and sits on the ACS Technical Board and chairs the Standards Australia JTC1 IoT working group mirror committee. Extensive practical executive management, innovation and consulting experience in Telecommunications, Science and the emerging digital economy, Smart Cities and Internet of Things. Experience driving and transitioning science and ideas though innovation into the market.