Description PLEASE NOTE:
The Workshop will take place at the
Galileo Guest House in the Marconi Laboratory
from Monday, 16 March to Tuesday, 24 March (inclusive)

As of Wednesday, 25 March, the talks will take place at the
Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall (lower level 1).


Please Register as follows:-

1st week - Monday, 16 March
at the GALILEO GUEST HOUSE - UNESCO room (near the reception desk)

2nd week - Monday, 23 March - NEW ARRIVALS ONLY
at the GALILEO GUEST HOUSE - UNESCO room (near the reception desk)
Go to day
  • Monday, 16 March 2015
    • 08:00 - 09:30 REGISTRATION - UNESCO Room, ground floor, Galileo Guest House
      Location: Ground floor Galileo Guest House
    • 09:30 - 14:00 Morning Session
      Today we will start by introducing some Internet of Things concepts, followed by a short introduction to IPv6.
      • 09:30 Opening Remarks 30'
        Speaker: Marco ZENNARO (ICTP, Trieste)
      • 10:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground floor of the Galileo Guest House )
      • 10:30 Introduction to IoT 1h0'
        Speaker: Mirko FRANCESCHINIS (ISMB, Torino, Italy)
      • 11:30 Introduction to IPv6 1h0'
        Speaker: Alvaro VIVES (NSRC, Oregon, U.S.A.)
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30' ( Participants may use either the Adriatico Cafeteria and/or the Bar and Cafeteria in the Leonardo Building for lunch (opening hours from 12.00 to 14:00) )
    • 14:00 - 17:30 Afternoon Session
      This afternoon we will start working with the nodes by installing Contiki and running the first examples.
      • 14:00 LAB: Short Introduction to Contiki 2h0'
        Speaker: Antonio LINAN (Zolertia, Barcelona, Spain)
      • 16:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground floor of the Galileo Guest House )
      • 16:30 LAB: Adding sensors, analogue and digital 1h0'
        Speaker: Jonathan BREWER (NSRC, Wellington, New Zealand)
  • Tuesday, 17 March 2015
    • 09:00 - 14:00 Morning Session
      Today we will go wireless. We will learn how IPv6 works on IoT nodes and what are the wireless technologies used in IoT.
      • 09:00 IPv6 - part 2 1h0'
        Speaker: Alvaro VIVES (NSRC, Oregon, U.S.A.)
      • 10:00 Wireless Technologies for IoT 1h0'
        Speaker: Mirko FRANCESCHINIS (ISMB, Torino, Italy)
      • 11:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground floor of the Galileo Guest House )
      • 11:30 Wireless Technologies for IoT 1h0'
        Speaker: Mirko FRANCESCHINIS (ISMB, Torino, Italy)
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30' ( Participants may use the Adriatico Cafeteria and/or the Bar and Cafeteria at the Leonardo Building (opening hours 12:00 to 14:00 )
    • 14:00 - 17:30 Afternoon Session
      This afternoon we will send data wirelessly from one node to the other.
      • 14:00 LAB: Wireless with Contiki 2h0'
        Speaker: Antonio LINAN (Zolertia, Barcelona, Spain)
      • 16:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground floor of the Galileo Guest House Lower Level 1) )
      • 16:30 LAB: Using Packet Sniffer/Wireshark 1h0'
        Speaker: Sebastian BUETTRICH (NSRC, pIT Laboratory, Copenhagen, Denmark)
    • 19:00 - 21:00 Welcome Reception at Leonardo Building Cafeteria
      Location: Leonardo Building Cafeteria, Terrace Level
  • Wednesday, 18 March 2015
    • 09:00 - 14:00 Morning Session
      Today we will learn how to setup a Contiki simulation using Cooja and study the typical IoT architectures.  
      • 09:00 IoT Simulation with Cooja 1h0'
        Speaker: Antoine BAGULA (UWC, Cape Town, South Africa)
      • 10:00 IoT Architectures 1h0'
        Speaker: Mirko FRANCESCHINIS (ISMB, Torino, Italy)
      • 11:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground floor of the Galileo Guest House )
      • 11:30 IoT Architectures 1h0'
        Speaker: Mirko FRANCESCHINIS (ISMB, Torino, Italy)
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30' ( Participants may use either the Adriatico Cafeteria and/or the Bar and Cafeteria in the Leonardo Building for lunch (opening hours from 12:00 to 14:00) )
    • 14:00 - 17:30 Afternoon Session
      In the afternoon we will connect our IoT network to the external world.
      • 14:00 LAB: Connecting to the External World 2h0'
        Speaker: Antonio LINAN (Zolertia, Barcelona, Spain)
      • 16:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground floor of the Galileo Guest House )
      • 16:30 LAB: IPv6 in Practice with Raspberry Pi 1h0'
        Speaker: Alvaro VIVES (NSRC, Oregon, U.S.A.)
  • Thursday, 19 March 2015
    • 09:00 - 14:00 Morning Session
      Today we will look at IoT protocols and analyze some of the IoT applications.
      • 09:00 IoT Protocols (HTTP, REST, COAP, MQTT) 1h0'
        Speaker: Jonathan BREWER (NSRC, Wellington, New Zealand)
      • 10:00 IoT Applications 1h0'
        Speaker: Mirko FRANCESCHINIS (ISMB, Torino, Italy)
      • 11:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground floor of the Galileo Guest House )
      • 11:30 IoT Applications 1h0'
        Speaker: Mirko FRANCESCHINIS (ISMB, Torino, Italy)
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30' ( Participants may use the Adriatico Cafeteria and/or the Bar and Cafeteria at the Leonardo Building for lunch (opening hours: 12:00 - 14:00 )
    • 14:00 - 18:00 Afternoon Session
      In the afternoon we will send the data captured by the nodes to an online service that will visualize it.
      • 14:00 LAB: Sending Data to a Cloud Platform 2h0'
        Speaker: Antonio LINAN (Zolertia, Barcelona, Spain)
      • 16:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground floor of the Galileo Guest House )
      • 16:30 LAB: Sending Data to a Cloud Platform 1h0'
        Speaker: Antonio LINAN (Zolertia, Barcelona, Spain)
  • Friday, 20 March 2015
    • 09:00 - 14:00 Morning Session
      Today we will go from the lab to the field, by installing sensors in the Miramare Park. 
      • 09:00 From the Lab. to the Field 1h0'
        Speaker: Sebastian BUETTRICH (NSRC, pIT Laboratory, Copenhagen, Denmark)
      • 10:00 From the Lab. to the Field 1h0'
        Speaker: Sebastian BUETTRICH (NSRC, pIT Laboratory, Copenhagen, Denmark)
      • 11:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground Floor of the Galileo Guest House )
      • 11:30 Energy Considerations 1h0'
        Speaker: Jonathan BREWER (NSRC, Wellington, New Zealand)
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30' ( Participants may use the Adriatico Cafeteria and/or the Bar and Cafeteria at the Leonardo Building (opening hours: 12:00 - 14:00) )
    • 14:00 - 17:30 Afternoon Session
      • 14:00 LAB: IoT Deployment in the Miramare Park 2h0'
        Speaker: Antonio LINAN (Zolertia, Barcelona, Spain)
      • 16:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground Floor of the Galileo Guest House )
      • 16:30 LAB: IoT Deployment in the Miramare Park 1h0'
        Speaker: Antonio LINAN (Zolertia, Barcelona, Spain)
  • Monday, 23 March 2015
    • 08:15 - 09:00 REGISTRATION - UNESCO Room, ground floor, Galileo Guest House
      Location: Ground floor Galileo Guest House
    • 09:00 - 14:00 Morning Session
      Today we will learn about Big Data, both from the theoretical and practical point of view.
      • 09:00 Big Data Processing with MapReduce and Hadoop 2h0'
        Speaker: Felix CUADRADO (QMUL, London, U.K.)
      • 11:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground Floor of the Galileo Guest House )
      • 11:30 Big Data Processing with MapReduce and Hadoop 1h0'
        Speaker: Felix CUADRADO (QMUL, London, U.K.)
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30' ( Participants may use the Adriatico Cafeteria and/or the Bar and Cafeteria at the Leonardo Building for lunch (opening hours: 12:00 to 14:00) )
    • 14:00 - 17:30 Afternoon Session
      • 14:00 LAB: Hadoop Programming 2h0'
        Speaker: Felix CUADRADO (QMUL, London, U.K.)
      • 16:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground Floor of the Galileo Guest House )
      • 16:30 LAB: Hadoop Programming 1h0'
        Speaker: Felix CUADRADO (QMUL, London, U.K.)
  • Tuesday, 24 March 2015
    • 09:00 - 14:00 Morning Session
      Today we will drive into more Big Data topics.
      • 09:00 Beyond MapReduce: Stream Processing and in-Memory Processing 2h0'
        Speaker: Felix CUADRADO (QMUL, London, U.K.)
      • 11:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground Floor of the Galileo Guest House )
      • 11:30 Beyond MapReduce: Stream Processing and in-Memory Processing 1h0'
        Speaker: Felix CUADRADO (QMUL, London, U.K.)
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 17:30 Afternoon Session
      • 14:00 LAB: Stream and in-Memory Processing 2h0'
        Speaker: Felix CUADRADO (QMUL, London, U.K.)
      • 16:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground Floor of the Galileo Guest House )
      • 16:30 LAB: Stream and in-Memory Processing 1h0'
        Speaker: Felix CUADRADO (QMUL, London, U.K.)
  • Wednesday, 25 March 2015
    • 09:00 - 14:00 Morning Session: Please note that from Wednesday 25 March the ACTIVITY WILL TAKE PLACE AT ADRIATICO GUESTHOUSE, Giambiagi Lecture Hall, Lower level 1
      Today we will look at three important topics:  
      In IoT: Privacy and Security; 
      and we will learn about BLE and its huge potential. 
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 BLE and IoT 1h0' ( Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Steve OKAY (Inveneo, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.)
      • 10:00 Security for IoT (via SKYPE) 1h0'
        Speaker: Stephen HAILES (UCL, Computer Science, London, U.K.)
      • 11:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground Floor of the Adriatico Guest House )
      • 11:30 Big Data and Privacy (via SKYPE) 1h0'
        Speaker: Steve SONG (NSRC, Oregon, U.S.A.)
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30' ( Participants may use the Adriatico Cafeteria and/or the Bar and Cafeteria at the Leonardo Building for lunch (working hours: 12:00 - 14:00) )
    • 14:00 - 19:00 Afternoon Session
      In the afternoon we will listen to some interesting case studies about IoT.
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Case Studies: Water Supply Chain 40'
        Speaker: Jonathan BREWER (NSRC, Wellington, New Zealand)
      • 14:40 Case Studies: BLE - Design and Development of BLE Devices 40'
        Speaker: Steve OKAY (Inveneo, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.)
      • 15:20 Case Studies: IoT Living Lab. at AIT 40'
        Speaker: Kanchana KANCHANASUT (Asian Institute of Technology, Pathumtham, Thailand)
      • 16:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground Floor of the Adriatico Guest House )
      • 16:30 Case Studies: WALC - Experiences in Training in ICT and New Trends 25'
        Speaker: Edmondo VITALE (WALC, Merida, Venezuela)
      • 16:55 Case Studies: Low Power to IoT 25'
        Speaker: Bjorn PEHRSON (KTH Teleinformatics, Kista, Sweden)
      • 17:20 Case Studies: 3D Printing for IoT 25'
        Speaker: Carlo FONDA (ICTP, Trieste, Italy)
      • 17:45 Case Studies: ekoNet for Air Quality Measurements 25'
        Speaker: Boris POKRIC (ekoNet, Novi Sad, Serbia)
      • 18:10 Case Studies: Economics of IoT 25'
        Speaker: Giovanni REPICI (Rome, Italy)
  • Thursday, 26 March 2015
    • 09:00 - 14:00 Morning Session
      Today we will look at how Big Data can be used for Development.
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Big Data and IoT Data 1h0'
        Speaker: Steve CHAN (MIT, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.)
      • 10:00 Big Data and Development 1h0'
        Speaker: Simone SALA (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
      • 11:00 Coffee break 30'
      • 11:30 Big Data and Development 1h0'
        Speaker: Simone SALA (Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30' ( Participants may use the Adriatico Cafeteria and/or the Bar and Cafeteria at the Leonardo Building for lunch (opening hours 12:00 - 14:00) )
    • 14:00 - 17:30 Afternoon Session
      This afternoon we will learn about IoT standards from ITU, IEEE and Cisco's point of view.
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 IoT Standards from ITU Perspective 1h0'
        Speaker: Cosmas ZAVAZAVA (ITU, Geneva, Switzerland)
      • 15:00 IoT Standards from IEEE Perspective 1h0'
        Speaker: Raffaele GIAFFREDA (Create-Net, Trento, Italy)
      • 16:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground Floor of the Adriatico Guest House )
      • 16:30 IoT Standards: IOE - Internet of Everything (via SKYPE) 30'
        Speaker: Robert PEPPER (CISCO, Washington, DC, U.S.A.)
      • 17:00 IoT Standards: IoT and TVWS 30'
        Speaker: Jonathan BREWER (NSRC, Wellington, New Zealand)
    • 19:00 - 21:00 Reception at the Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      Location: Adriatico Guest House, first floor Terrace Level
  • Friday, 27 March 2015
    • 09:00 - 14:00 Morning Session
      Last Day.
      Today we will look at IoT Applications and Development. After lunch we will close the Activity and distribute the Certificates.
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 IoT Applications for Development: Iot and Agriculture 20'
        Speaker: Daniele TRINCHERO (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
      • 09:20 IoT Applications and Development: IoT and Health 20'
        Speaker: Robert McCulloch MARSH (Inveneo, San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.)
      • 09:40 Iot Applications and Development: IoT and Science 20'
        Speaker: Joseph Daniel INTSIFUL (UNECA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
      • 10:00 Case Studies by Participants 1h0'
      • 11:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground Floor at the Adriatico Guest House )
      • 11:30 Case Studies by Participants 1h0'
      • 12:30 Lunch break 1h30' ( Participants may use the Adriatico Cafeteria and/or the Bar and Cafeteria at the Leonardo Building for lunch (opening hours: 12:00 - 14:00) )
    • 14:00 - 16:00 Afternoon Session
      CLOSING REMARKS and distribution of Certificates
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Coffee break 30' ( Ground Floor of the Adriatico Guest House )