Dirk Slama

Chief Alliance Officer | Bosch Software Innovations Berlin, Germany
Dirk Slama


Dirk Slama is the Chief Alliance Officer at Bosch SI, where he helps shaping and executing the IoT strategy of Bosch, the global engineering and services group. Dirk has over 20 years experience in the industry. He is author of 4 successful books and holds an MBA and a Diploma in Computer Science.


Parallel Session | Congress Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Systems Forum

AI-07 – IIC Emerging Initiatives on Industrial Artificial Intelligence

Wael William Diab
Wael William Diab Vice President, AI, IoT Standardization and Strategy (Futurewei Technologies) - Chair (ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42 Artificial Intelligence)
Said Tabet
Said Tabet Dell Technologies Chief Architect, Emerging Technologies & Ecosystems, CTO Office
Richard Soley
Richard Soley Industrial Internet Consortium Executive Director
Edy Liongosari
Edy Liongosari Accenture Labs Chief Research Scientist
K. Eric Harper
K. Eric Harper ABB Corporate Research Senior Principal Scientist
Dirk Slama
Dirk Slama Bosch Software Innovations Chief Alliance Officer

29-10-2019 15:55 29-10-2019 16:55 Europe/Madrid AI-07 – IIC Emerging Initiatives on Industrial Artificial Intelligence

The application of the AI in the Industrial IoT field is at the center of the next wave of digitalization. The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) is uniquely positioned to lead in this emerging area through its diverse stakeholders that include world leading IT and OT organizations, extensive IIoT ecosystem that it has built through its liaison program and its domain expertise in Industrial AI. This panel will look at the intersection of Industrial IoT and AI, specifically emphasizing the emerging work coming out of the IIC that includes technology deliverables driven by the Industrial AI Task Group, an overview of testbeds looking at Industrial AI applications, domain requirements and end-user interest in Industrial AI. 

Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
Tue 29 15:55h - 16:55h Room AI & Cognitive System Forum
Parallel Session | Congress Connected Transport

CT-05 – The Automotive IoT Revolution

Sven Schrecker
Sven Schrecker LHP Engineering Services VP of Cyber Security
Dirk Slama
Dirk Slama Bosch Software Innovations Chief Alliance Officer
Jörn Göres
Jörn Göres Daimler AG Manager Connected Cars

30-10-2019 16:35 30-10-2019 17:20 Europe/Madrid CT-05 – The Automotive IoT Revolution

Due to the automotive industry's deep penetration into modern society, new technologies such as electrification, autonomous driving, and connected vehicle are advancing automotive capabilities at a dizzying rate. We explore how these technologies evolved in automotive and what considerations are important going forward. On the flip-side, there are concerns related to the safety of these vehicles, as well as their reliability, due to the rapid innovation and technological adoption. Concerns around the security, privacy, and resilience of these new vehicles abound. This panel of experts explores the evolution of automotive up through today, the impact of IoT on the vehicles, and what considerations may be important going forward. What are the impacts of technology on the reliability of the vehicles? How do the evolving privacy considerations come into play?  The panel will be quite interactive with the audience.

Wed 30 16:35h - 17:20h Auditorium
Parallel Session | Congress Open Industry

OI-18 – TestDrives, Challenges and TestBeds, Oh My!

Richard Soley
Richard Soley Industrial Internet Consortium Executive Director
Dirk Slama
Dirk Slama Bosch Software Innovations Chief Alliance Officer
Stan Schneider
Stan Schneider Real-Time Innovations CEO
Howard Kradjel
Howard Kradjel Industrial Internet Consortium Vice President, Industry Programs
Russ Sagert
Russ Sagert NetApp Director Business Development: Industrial Manufacturing
Calvin Smith
Calvin Smith Dell Technologies Director, Edge & IoT
Madhusudan Pai, Ph.D
Madhusudan Pai, Ph.D Wipro Limited Director, Global IoT Partner Engineering, Industrial & Engineering Services

30-10-2019 11:15 30-10-2019 12:50 Europe/Madrid OI-18 – TestDrives, Challenges and TestBeds, Oh My!

Test Drives, Challenges and Testbeds Oh My! Industrial Internet Consortium Leads the Way This session will explore where organizations are deploying IoT today and the specific problems they are solving. Join our panel of experts for a lively discussion on the state of the IOT market, and how the Industrial Internet Consortium is leveraging its diverse membership of enterprises, vendors, and service providers to collaborate and solve real-world problems.

Room 5
Wed 30 11:15h - 12:50h Room 5

Pedro Mier

Pedro Mier holds a degree in Telecommunications Engineer ing from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia, MBA from ESADE and PADE from IESE. He is currently President of AMETIC (Association of Electronics, Information Technology and Telecommunications Companies of Spain), Shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of TRYO Aerospace & Electronics, Board Member of the Premo Group and Committee of CTTC. member of Space Angels Network and Member of the Sc ientific Advisory