The IOT Solutions World Congress 2019 held in Barcelona in October, attracted over 16,000 attendees and 300 expert speakers, who explored the latest Industrial IoT innovations, delving into six themes: connected transport, manufacturing, energy, healthcare, buildings and infrastructure, and open industry, as well as two forums, AI and Cognitive Systems and Blockchain.
Wael William Diab, Chair, IEC and ISO Joint Technical Committee covering standardization for artificial intelligence (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42), attended the Congress and participated in several sessions during the AI & Cognitive Systems Forum.
In addition to his role as SC 42 Chair, Diab chairs the IoTSWC 2019 AI Forum, the IoTSWC 2019 AI workshop, the Industrial Internet Consortium’s (IIC) Industrial AI Task Group and is Secretary of the IIC Steering Committee.
“Artificial intelligence has the potential to accelerate the promise of digitalization. Such transformative technology affects every aspect of society,” said Diab.