MEF Connects 2019
MEF Connects London 2019 is a full-day member-only event bringing together MEF’s working groups to explore to take a deep-dive on key topics and explore future trends.
It’s the chance for MEF Members to connect with your peers as well as access MEF’s advisors, analyst and industry partners. Expect interactive discussions backed-up by data insights and a valuable check-point on industry trends.
The winners of Meffys 2019 will also feature on the agenda. The shortlist has been nominated by MEF’s Board and Advisors to reflect emerging industry trends, impactful use cases and recognise innovation outside of our community. Vote online now for your winner in each category. Deadline 25th September.
10.00 – Session 1: Personal Data & Identity
10.05 – Update on MEF’s Personal Data Working Group by Iain McCallum – Advisor, MEF
Speaker: Julian Ranger
Data portability is a key facet of the future of data, enshrined in data protection regulation and enabler of the personal data economy. But what infrastructure is required to safely share data? MEF Member digi.me shares exclusive insights from a collaborative cross-industry project with Barclays, the BBC, BT, Centrica and Facebook
Speaker: James Moar, Lead Analyst, Juniper Research
Digital Identity is a highly complex regulatory landscape and multi-stakeholder approach. Independent analysts Juniper Research share their market forecasts and insights into the competitive landscape with an emphasis on Digital Identity Apps and Mobile Biometrics
11. 05 – Break
The industry is facing challenges with personal identity but the identity of things is an even greater challenge in identifying the devices connected to our networks. With the number of devices outnumbering individuals by a large order of magnitude, the ecosystem needs to clarify its approach on the Identity of Things
Moderator: Andrew Parkin-White, Advisor, MEF
What could an industry approach to Identity of Things look like? What are the main challenges to address?
12:30 – Lunch Break
1:30 – Session 2 Mobile IoT & Payments
Update from MEF’s Mobile IoT Working Group by Andrew Parkin-White, Advisor, MEF
Speakers: Charles Bernard, Cellusys
Putting IoT Security on the Radar
With forecasts of billions of connected IoT devices, the focus is on getting products into the field and security is often an afterthought. Organisations are vulnerable to attack when running mission critical IoT applications over mobile networks and security breaches can have a devastating effect on operations.
Moderator: Matt Hatton