April 24-26, 2019 | Orlando

IBM IoT Exchange 2019

Unlock new value from data with AI

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$995 registration includes access to all four academies:

IBM IoT Exchange 2019 will inspire attendees with the latest AI, security and blockchain innovations

Learn how industry-tested solutions from IBM and our partners have solved today's most critical IoT challenges.

Register for one of four dedicated academies and get access to all, featuring more than 200 sessions: IBM Maximo®, IBM TRIRIGA®, IBM Engineering and IBM IoT Platform. Network and gain product insights, complete technical certifications and try hands-on labs.

Learn about our conference speakers

Leaders. Innovators. Experts. With our speaker lineup, you’ll walk away from the conference with the practical knowledge you need to reap the benefits of IoT data today and create new revenue streams for your business tomorrow.


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Kareem Yusuf

icon-expand-white Kevin Ashton

Kevin Ashton

icon-expand-white Dibbe Edwards

Dibbe Edwards

icon-expand-white Lisa Seacat Deluca

Lisa Seacat Deluca

icon-expand-white Christian Renaud

Christian Renaud

icon-expand-white Traci Schauermann

Traci Schauermann

icon-expand-white Amber Armstrong

Amber Armstrong

icon-expand-white Joe Berti

Joe Berti

icon-expand-white Raman Mehta

Raman Mehta

icon-expand-white Kelly Bacon

Kelly Bacon

icon-expand-white Stephan Biller

Stephan Biller

icon-expand-white Paul Lacey

Paul Lacey

icon-expand-white Chris Rommel

Chris Rommel

icon-expand-white Jiani Zhang

Jiani Zhang

icon-expand-white Joe Vogelbacher

Joe Vogelbacher

icon-expand-white Aly Pinder Jr.

Aly Pinder Jr.

Sugar Creek Brewery adds Watson IoT, AI to recipe

To reduce waste and produce a more consistent product, this small brewery added sensors to the bottling line and AI to the mix. Real-time data on temperature, fill and foam levels feeds up to the IBM Cloud —and gives brewers the power to make a fantastic product.

Maximo Academy

Maximo Academy

Enterprise asset management and operations.

Today’s enterprise assets are connected in a complex ecosystem, pulling in reams of interconnected data. In this academy, you’ll learn how to increase the operational efficiency of the assets you manage and improve overall equipment effectiveness by using their IoT data and the power of AI.

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Keynotes Speaker
Day 1 - Supercharge your Assets Stephan Biller - IBM
Aly Pinder - IDC
Brendan Crotty - IBM
Greg Knowles - IBM
Day 2 - Supercharge your Business Aly Pinder - IDC
Wes Askren – KONE
Bjarne Jørgensen - Sund & Bælt
Mark Gallagher - Armstrong Fluid Technology

Maximo Academy


A comprehensive curriculum delving into enterprise asset management, asset performance management, AI for production optimization and Industry 4.0 practices.

Get started with asset optimization

Harness the hidden potential in your assets, operations and people with IBM Maximo solutions. Learn how to unleash your data, improve the operational efficiency of your physical assets and reduce costs using IoT data and AI. Sessions will be focused on highlighting new capabilities, providing pragmatic on-ramps, best practices, and showcasing client successes.

Expand your core capabilities

Turn the crank on your asset management strategy with new capabilities around mobility, scheduling, blockchain, augmented reality, asset performance management and more. Learn about patterns and best practices, receive guidance and review case studies that lead to more successful deployments of IBM Maximo solutions.

Client transformations

Supercharge your industry eminence with case studies from industry-leading organizations. Find out how clients turned data, IoT and AI into competitive advantage and revenue generation.

Maintenance 4.0

Ready to turn your operations into a finely tuned (and automated) machine? Join these sessions to learn about the evolution occurring in asset management with asset performance management. You’ll learn how to apply next-generation analytical and AI conversational capabilities to planning, analyzing and maintaining assets.

Industry 4.0

Are you standing at the “edge” of Industry 4.0 wondering what your next step should be? Join these sessions and find out how AI capabilities are enabling industrial transformation — to maximize production output and improve quality.

Future roadmap

Are you wondering how to move forward in 2019 and beyond? Join these sessions and find out about new capabilities and enhancements across the Maximo portfolio. Learn about innovations that will make AI, IoT, blockchain, augmented reality and more part of your planning arsenal.



Real estate and facilities management.

With the growth of smart buildings, facilities managers have to worry about more than roofs and boilers. In this academy, you’ll learn how to reduce facility operational costs and create more engaging occupant experiences through the practical application of IoT data and AI.

Keynotes Speaker
Day 1 - IoT, Biometrics and the Future of Design Kelly Bacon - AECOM
Day 2 - Real Estate and Facilities Management Optimization Paul Lacey - IBM
Kendra DeKeyrel - IBM
David Blanch - IBM



A comprehensive curriculum that brings the best elements of TRIRIGA University and TRIMax into an all-new experience to deliver the latest in facilities management optimization, lease accounting and compliance, workplace experience and building innovation.

Implementation, configuration and upgrades

Interested in implementing TRIRIGA, configuring and integrating with key client systems and processes? In this technical session, you’ll hear from clients and partners about the best ways to introduce and extend TRIRIGA into your enterprise environment and how to integrate with key client systems as well as migrate to cloud.

Best practices and operational excellence

Hear IBM clients describe how they derive value from their solution investment. These business-focused sessions will explore how TRIRIGA and Building Insights solutions can help deliver operational excellence.

Workplace experience and digital transformation

Expectations about the workplace are changing. This business and technical track is all about understanding and meeting those expectations and using technology to develop and deliver engaging employee and occupant experiences. Learn how to improve well-being, boost productivity — and your bottom line.

Products and technology

In this session, you will do a deep dive with technical experts and product teams on the latest capabilities, technical best practices and plans for future enhancements and solutions.

Engineering Academy

Engineering Academy

Software and systems engineering.

Engineers, quality and product managers will learn how the latest AI technologies and agile techniques within the product lifecycle management are being applied to transform the end-to-end engineering lifecycle. Combining the best elements from the recent Agile Engineering Summit and Continuous Engineering Summit, we will also host VoiCE 2019, an exclusive event that gives clients the opportunity to interact with offering and product managers, technical development leads and other clients from across the IBM IoT Continuous Engineering community.

Keynotes Speaker
Day 1 - Transforming Engineering Raman Metha - Visteon
Chris Rommell - VDC
Dibbe Edwards - IBM
Day 2 - Optimizing the Engineering Lifecyle with AI Bill Miller - INCOSE
Diane Del Rosso - IBM

Engineering Academy


This academy explores requirements origination and management, Agile techniques for collaboration and product development, and digital twins.

Agile development

Learn how adapting agile engineering practices can streamline your projects. Increase collaboration, team work, team engagement and communication so that everyone is informed as needed in the product development lifecycle.
Engineering Workflow Management (RTC), Lifecycle optimization (CLM, RMC)

Deployment and SaaS

Patterns, guidance, best practices, and customer case studies of successful deployments of IoT Engineering Lifecycle Management Solutions: on-premises, on cloud, using SaaS or a hybrid combination
Deployment, SaaS

Quality and test management

Testing early and often helps find issues quickly while they are still inexpensive to correct and not affect the schedule. Linking testing to requirements provides a closed-loop to insure you deliver what you promised.
Engineering Test Management (RQM)

Model-based systems engineering

Supercharge your product and software development with IBM model-based systems engineering. Better describe what is being built so that you can test the design, find issues and work out bugs early to accelerate the entire development process
Engineering Systems Design Rhapsody, Engineering Insights (Rhapsody, RMM)

Requirements management

Learn how IBM’s requirements management products and AI can improve your requirements process to enhance product definition, speed development and reduce rework.
Engineering Requirements Management DOORS, Engineering Requirements Management, Requirements Quality Assistant (DOORS, DNG)

AI and lifecycle optimization

Are you wondering how to plan on moving forward in 2019? Find out about new capabilities and enhancements across the Engineering Lifecycle Management portfolio, and new innovations that will help optimize your engineering and development efforts., Engineering Lifecycle Management Base & Extended, Requirements Quality Assistant, CVI


As products become smarter and more interconnected, there are growing requirements for them to meet regulatory and industry compliance standards. Learn how IBM tools can help your organization meet these standards more easily.
Publishing Engine, Method Composer, ASPICE

IoT Platform Academy

IoT Platform Academy

Connecting devices and obtaining insights.

No matter what industry you’re in, you’ll discover how successful IoT outcomes start with a proven, secure platform – one that allows you to start small, scale quickly, and minimize cost and complexity – to set the stage for long-term change. In this academy, you’ll learn how to connect, collect and curate data from physical assets to gain the insights you need to run your business more efficiently.

Keynotes Speaker
Day 1 - IoT Market Outlook and Insights Christian Renaud - 451 Research
Will Streit - IBM
Day 2 - Transformation on Tap: How Sugar Creek Brewing Company is Using IoT to Reimagine the Craft of Beer Production Joe Vogelbacher - Sugar Creek
Jiani Zhang - IBM

IoT Platform Academy


Advance your digital transformation with IoT, from device connectivity to data lifecycle management to access control.

What you can do with IoT

Get started on your IoT journey, or to expand on your current program. You’ll hear about IoT Platform product strategy, current and future offerings, and see live demonstrations of our latest offerings.

What others are doing with IoT

Learn how IBM customers and partners across multiple industries are adding value to their businesses using the Watson IoT Platform. Be inspired by their unique perspectives on how the IoT Platform has empowered their success and competitive differentiation.

Get hands-on with IoT

Get hands-on learning to experience the IoT Platform for yourself. Work with our experts to dig deeper into the technology. You’ll get a look at its add-on services, like analytics and blockchain, and the recently relaunched Message Gateway offering, for enhanced on-premises connectivity.

Proctored Certifications

Earn your IBM professional certification during the IoT Exchange. Up to two total new certifications are included in your registration fee.

New C1000-036: IBM Watson IoT Platform Solution Architect V1
New C1000-045: IBM Watson IoT Continuous Engineering Solutions Architect V1
New TBA: IBM Watson IoT Maximo EAM/APM Solutions Architect V1
C2010-059: IBM Rational Doors Next Generation
C2010-068: IBM Rhapsody for System V8
C2010-825: IBM Rational Team Concert V6
C2010-530: IBM Maximo Asset Management V7.6 Infrastructure and Implementation
C2010-555: IBM Maximo Asset Management V7.6 Functional Analyst

Please check the IoT Exchange agenda for days and hours. Certifications available on a first come first serve basis. There is no pre-registration requirement.

Agenda at a glance


Tuesday, April 23

Time Event
6:30 am – 6:00 pm Registration and information open
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Opening reception

Main Conference

Wednesday, April 24

Time Event
7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration and information open
9:30 am – 5:00 pm Certification testing
9:30 am - 6:30 pm Solution Center open
6:45 am – 8:15 am Breakfast
8:30 am – 11:00 am General session/keynotes
11:00 am – 11:45 am Academy sessions
11:45 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm – 5:00 pm Academy sessions
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Solution Center reception
6:30 pm – 9:30 pm IoT Exchange event night

Main Conference

Thursday, April 25

Time Event
7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration and information open
9:30 am – 5:00 pm Certification testing
9:30 am - 6:30 pm Solution Center open
6:45 am – 8:15 am Breakfast
8:30 am – 11:00 am General session/keynotes
11:00 am – 11:45 am Academy sessions
11:45 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm – 5:00 pm Academy sessions
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Solution Center reception

Main Conference

Friday, April 26

Time Event
7:00 am – 12:00 pm Registration and information open
6:45 am – 8:00 am Breakfast
8:15 am – 12:00 pm Academy sessions
12:00 pm Event concludes

All times subject to change

Get ready for a memorable

The Hilton Orlando resort at the Orange County Convention Center seems worlds away from anything, but is just minutes from everything, located 15 minutes from Orlando International Airport and a short drive to world-famous theme parks.

The venue at Hilton Orlando



Hilton Orlando’s world-class environment features more than 1,400 rooms and suites, seven dining options, two pools, a lazy river with cabanas, a waterslide, sports courts and a full-service spa.

Ideal location

The resort, connected to the Orange County Convention Center, is just minutes from all major Orlando-area theme parks, attractions and International Drive entertainment.

Perfect event venue

With almost 250,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, the resort has the space, technology and expertise to elevate the IoT Exchange conference to the next level.

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