Ottawa's Premier Internet of Things Event - Back for its 4th year!

IoT613 Conference 2019 will be our biggest and best yet – a must attend event for industry professionals, executives, policy makers and researchers alike!

The Internet of Things is expanding every day and IoT613 Conference 2019 is here to connect you with the fourth industrial revolution. Covering topics like the business of IoT, precision agriculture, cybersecurity, and applications for IoT – there’s something for everyone!

Two Days of Expert Insights & Hands on Learning

IoT613 Conference 2019 will break down barriers and usher in a more cohesive IoT ecosystem to ensure a smarter, safer, and more connected future.


IoT Development Workshop

IoT is a dynamic field that demands constant technical vigilance and literacy. This stream includes a full-day development workshop with the opportunity to code within, and use, the latest IoT development
environments, platforms, and tools. The workshop is delivered by experts from an IoT platform provider and in-tended for developers with a medium to high level of coding expertise.

Business of Iot Workhop

It takes more than great tech to score IoT business success. Product definition, business case, marketing, le-gal, innovation capability, investment, market and competitive intelligence are among the many factors of IoT business success. This stream includes several engaging and interactive workshops, each covering a selected IoT business success factor, led by experts in their field.


Networks for the Iot

Networks are at the heart of the IoT architecture – and Ottawa is the networks technology hub of Canada. From 5G to long-range low-power connectivity, the network technologies underpinning IoT are rapidly advancing, spurring diverse and ubiquitous IoT applications and deployment at an increasing pace. Learn about the latest network technologies and trends that must be considered to maximize your IoT product, service or solution.

Cybersecurity & Assurance of the Iot

How can organizations encourage innovation while effectively managing the risks presented by the IoT? Cybersecurity challenges top the list of IoT concerns – not only are Things at risk from false control data, jeopardizing physical infrastructure integrity and human safety, but they also collectively provide a massive plat-form from which to launch sophisticated attacks. Learn the latest trends to combat IoT cyber threats and the new norms and standards afoot in the IoT ecosystem that are encouraging the move towards an integrated risk philosophy.

Panel: IoT in Canada

IoT is a global phenomenon delivering economic and societal benefits wherever it’s deployed – but what exactly is the state of IoT in Canada? This dynamic panel session, made up of industry, government and academic experts will explore this and other questions including: What are the IoT trends? What sectors and regions are embracing IoT, and what are the benefits for businesses and citizens? How does Canada’s IoT ecosystem compare with the rest of the world and what business and policy challenges do we face? Attend this ses-sion for the opportunity to ask questions and have your say too!

Cultivating Precision Agriculture with the IoT

We all eat, and as the global population continues to rise so does the demand for food. In a time when traditional farming is faced with vast agricultural challenges like a changing climate, diminishing arable land and environmental damage from intensive farming practices, the need for precision agriculture has never been greater. Learn how IoT supports farming of the future and why it is the cornerstone of precision agriculture innovation – improving efficiency and cutting costs while bringing environmentally friendly, sustainable and quality food to your table.


Speakers & Workshop Facilitators

Our speaker roster includes industry visionaries, public sector change-makers and expert facilitators. Here is a sample of this year’s line-up:

Alex Benay

Alex Benay

CIO, Canada
Mark Buell

Mark Buell

Internet Society - Managing Directory
Bassam Zarkout

Bassam Zarkout

CEO, IGnPower
Megan Cornell

Megan Cornell

Founder, CEO & Lawyer, Momentum Law

Mark Hearn

Mark Hearn

Head of IoT Security, Irdeto
Faud Khan

Faud Khan

Founder and CEO, TwelveDot Inc.
Ellis Lindsay

Ellis Lindsay

Senior Principal, IoT Strategy, Enterprise Nokia
David Schellenberg

David Schellenberg

Morning Show Co-Host, Live 88.8FM

With more speakers to come!

View the full line-up

Sponsors & Exhibitors

IoT613 conferences are made possible with the support of sponsors, partners and exhibitors from all parts of the IoT ecosystem.

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Interested in Sponsoring?

Whether you want to increase your brand’s visibility in the market, showcase your solutions or engage with attendees we have a variety of sponsorship options designed for maximum impact to meet your annual marketing goals.

  • The development workshop was a true end-to-end learning experience. I gained practical experience and a clear conceptual understanding on setting up an IoT application by utilizing open source and proprietary tools like Arduino, IBM Watson IoT, Node-RED, and applying security and analytics to sensor data.
    Dennis Buttera, Education Lead, IBM Canada Lab - Centre for Advanced Studies
  • IoT613 is an eye-opening conference from the perspective of both a sponsor and an attendee. It's a great place to connect with others in the IoT/tech industry, and the subject matter of the talks is as wide-ranging as it is fascinating. If you want to know more about what the future of technology has in store, IoT613 is a great place to learn.
    Leanne Lovsin, Marketing Lead, Speedyrails
  • IoT613 Conference 2016 was my first real foray in the world of IoT. The event was well organized and the venue was fantastic. I learned a great deal from the speakers as well as the various groups on the exposition floor. I can't think of a better occasion solely for the networking opportunities!
    Joel Beauchamp, Senior Computer Forensics Instructor, RCMP

  • "IoT613 is a great place to explore new ideas and technologies with experts, businesses and fellow IoT enthusiasts."
    Michael Sepa, P.Eng

  • "IoT613 is a great event to connect with the vibrant IoT community in Ottawa and learn from each other. The sessions last year were very educational and I had many interesting conversations during the networking event."
    Mark Hermeling, Senior Director of Product Marketing at GrammaTech

  • "I love going to IoT613 as it is always such a warm and welcoming environment, full of students, educators, and professionals that truly care about the role of humans in the future of technology."
    Anthony Scavarelli, Professor at Algonquin College and PhD Candidate

  • "I attended IoT613 Conference in 2016. It was a very good experience. Great speakers and very good place to connect."
    Dines Anandavel, Entrepreneur and UI/UX Consultant

  • I attended IoT613 Conference 2018 as an invited speaker. I found it was very well organized, the sessions were very informative, participants were very engaging and passionate about the innovations and technologies related to IoT. Highly recommended!
    Helen Tang, Portfolio Manager Defense, R&D Canada - Center for Security Science


IoT613 Conference 2019 tickets are now on sale! Want to learn more about the IoT world and network with some amazing contacts? This is definitely the place for you. Now is the time to get your tickets and be part of the action.


We offer single day and full event passes to fit every schedule – all tickets include access to exclusive networking opportunities to connect with fellow participants, presenters and sponsors.

Why Attend?

Here’s just a few of the reasons to attend IoT613 Conference 2019:

  • Connect with IoT executives: Learn everything you need to know about IoT from forefront leaders in policy development and those leading the charge in technological and social innovation.
  • Take your business to the next level: Get key information to build elite IoT organizations with four unique sessions in our business workshop.
  • Join the ranks of visionary leaders: Discover the path to plan, design and develop IoT systems in the technical workshop.
  • Discover the latest advancements: Keep up with the latest trends in IoT – including cybersecurity, IoT networks and more.
  • Experience new state-of-the-art technology: Gain insights into Canada’s technology market, discover key challenges in system design, and peer into the future of a connected society.
  • Keep an eye on innovation: Stay current on new technology and policy innovations happening in Canada.