IP EXPO unveils the ‘latest’ developments

Europe’s enterprise IT event, IP EXPO Europe, took over Excel, London, for its 12th event yesterday, showcasing new, exclusive content and senior-level insights from across the industry, as well as unveiling the “latest” developments.

Diving into where science and IT collide, Brian Cox OBE from IP EXPO Europe, “kicked-off” his keynote, explaining how technologies, like IoT, analytics and artificial intelligence (AI), are “driving” an IT revolution towards more storage, innovative solutions and computer “power”.

Conrad Wolfram, strategic director at Wolfram Research, shared his thoughts on why, in this age of analytics-driven decision-making and AI, organisations are often disappointed with the results.

Garry Kasparov, security ambassador at Avast, explored into whether or not super-intelligent AI is compatible with human existence.

Whilst Brad Anderson, vice-president for enterprise mobility at Microsoft, spoke about the company’s new technologies, designed to protect businesses from damaging online threats.


Additional highlights from yesterday’s IP EXPO Europe 2017 included:

  • An eye-opening panel discussion on the future of cybersecurity featuring Wendy Nather, principal security strategist at DUO Security, Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at F-Secure, Rik Furguson, global VP security research at Trend Micro and James Lyne, global security advisor at Sophos
  • A timely panel discussion on the efficient implementation of cloud communications featuring Manek Dubash, technology journalist, Charles Aylwin, director of channel at 8×8, Dave Mailer, principle consultant at 4C Strategies and Tom McDonald, managing director at Exsel Group.
  • A forward-thinking talk by Adrian Hornsby, technical evangelist at Amazon Web Services covering the AWS IoT platform, latest developments and live demos & walk-throughs featuring Raspberry Pi.
  • A comprehensive view on the future of AI, both sophisticated and automated, by Dave Palmer, director of technology at Darktrace.

Bradley Maule-ffinch, EMEA portfolio director at IP EXPO, said: “AI and machine learning are becoming the norm for organisations striving to extract value from the growing quantities of data available in the modern world.

“Our speakers and exhibitors at IP EXPO Europe today have addressed key questions around AI, from its impact on society, to practical, legal and ethical questions about how to apply the technology now.”

Day Two of IP EXPO Europe 2017, which opens TODAY at 9:30AM, will start with a keynote speech from AI-pioneer, Stuart Russell.

Written from press release by Leah Alger