Big Data Spain (BDS15)


From 15-16 October Madrid hosted the 4th edition of the Big Data Spain.

It was a set of conferences that gathered more than 600 Big Data professionals in about 40 conferences. The featured speakers were senior developers from companies like Facebook, Linkedin, SAP , HP or IBM  that covered Hadoop, Spark and NoSQL technologies.

Internet of Things World Europe (IOTWE15)


From 5-7 October Berlin hosted the Internet of Things World Europe , an event where leaders of the industrial and consumer IoT industry shared their forecasts about IoT.

The featured keynotes covered several topics such as smart cities, smart homes, healthcare and wearable or IoT and agriculture and large companies from different industries discussed about IoT applications. For instance David Holecek, from Volvo, talked about monetising the connected car.

Connecting the world: IoT Solutions World Congress 2015


From 16th  to 18th of September Barcelona hosted the 1st edition of the IOTSWC, an event  focused on industrial  IoT solutions . It received more than 4,500 attendees and there were about 120 speakers and up to 90 exhibitors.

At the exhibition area there were large companies such as GE, IBM, Intel, Vodafone or Accenture , though there were also small startups from all over the world.

Most of the solutions which were presented were focused on how to implement an IoT ecosystem and how to connect the world through smart devices, smart homes and smart cities .