The global technology landscape is changing at an incredible rate. So many of the technologies we have come to rely on as part of modern life are still in relative infancy - and it’s no different for businesses. At IP EXPO Europe we’ve had front row seats to watch this change happening. We’ve had some of the world’s most innovative companies and global technology experts join us to showcase business technology at the cutting edge and discuss the latest advancements yet to come. Running 5th to 6th October, IP EXPO Europe 2016 will be no different, so here’s ten things you should make time for at this year’s show.

The global technology landscape is changing at an incredible rate. So many of the technologies we have come to rely on as part of modern life are still in relative infancy - and it’s no different for businesses. At IP EXPO Europe we’ve had front row seats to watch this change happening. We’ve had some of the world’s most innovative companies and global technology experts join us to showcase business technology at the cutting edge and discuss the latest advancements yet to come.

Running 5th to 6th October, IP EXPO Europe 2016 will be no different, so here’s ten things you should make time for at this year’s show.

 

1. Nick Bostrom

Opening day one at IP EXPO Europe 2016 is the renowned TEDx speaker & philosopher Nick Bostrom, who will be sharing his views on the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on humankind. Bostrom’s work influences some of the greatest technology and science minds of our time, including Professor Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and Bill Gates. His book, Superintelligence, spurred them to write an open letter to the world last year highlighting AI and its risk to humanity


2. James Gosling

Kicking off the keynote program on day two is none other than James Gosling, the Farther of Java, who created the original design of the Java programming language. Now the chief software architect at Liquid Robotics, Gosling spends his time writing Open Source software for the Wave Glider, an autonomous ocean-going robot which provides real-time ocean data collection and communications. He’ll be giving attendees insight into creating Java and his latest Wave Glider project, which just swam 2,808 miles helping fight illegal fishing in the South Pacific.


3. HoloLens

A UK exclusive, innovation studio Kazendi Ltd will be bringing Microsoft’s game changing HoloLens to IP EXPO Europe. The team will be demoing the product and letting you get hands on, immersing yourself into the experience of a world changing product. A ‘Mixed Reality’ device with endless applications, HoloLens is positioned between Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.


4. Future of panel debates

It’s a clash of the tech titans as we bring together some of the world’s most well-known technology vendors to debate the biggest topics affecting businesses right now. From cyber security to cloud computing and Internet of Things to DevOps and SecOps, these undisputed experts will be addressing some of the biggest industry problems and questions.


5. Samy Kamkar

Best known for creating the MySpace worm, the fastest spreading virus of all time, Samy Kamkar is a cyber security expert whose work is cited by the NSA, triggers hearings on Capitol Hill, and is used as the basis for security advancements across virtually all web browsers, smartphones, and other technologies. He'll be speaking to attendees about the insecurities in every day technologies through his seminar Secret Hacking Techniques which is described as revealing something fun, fascinating and terrifying!


6. Tech clinic

Ever been baffled by which technology is best for your business? At IP EXPO Europe 2016 we’ll be providing all registered visitors with access to a FREE, personalised technology consultancy, tailored to the unique requirements of your business and IT environment. Consultants are highly qualified and specifically chosen from across the industry with deployment experiences from Commercial, Public Sector and SMB.


7. Cyber hack live

As the threat of cyber-crime continues to grow, businesses are looking to hackers to share their knowledge and insight into identifying vulnerabilities and the best ways to defend against attacks. This is your chance to see a hack take place in real time, share thoughts with White Hat hackers, security gurus, speakers and enthusiasts, and gain insight into how businesses can prevent hacks. Whilst there why not take the Pen Test Prize Challenge – can you beat the best defences and security minds out there?


8. Over 300 exhibitors

Make sure to make time to take a walk around the show floor. With over 300 exhibitors showcasing business technology to fulfil nearly every business requirement there’s something interesting to investigate for everyone.


9. DevOps Cafe

Damon Edwards and John Willis are the gold standard in the podcast community producing the influential and always excellent DevOps Café podcast which they will host a live recording of onstage at IP EXPO Europe. This is a very cool opportunity to see some legendary DevOps experts and we recommend arriving early to make sure you get a seat!


10. Oktoberfest

It wouldn’t be October with Oktoberfest. Enjoy a refreshing free beer and pretzels at IP EXPO Europe, as you browse the latest products and services on offer. Participating exhibitors will be providing drinks to attendees on the first day (5th October) between 4pm- 5pm as the day draws to a close. Just look out for the blue beer logo.