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From 10 to 11 May 2021 the seventh edition of building IoT will take place. The conference will cover the entire spectrum of topics related to the Internet of Things and Industrial Internet of Things focusing on technical implementation in companies. The event provides both basic and expert knowledge and presents the most important concepts and tools as well as practical experience.

Laura Stockinger @ building IoT 2019 Laura Stockinger @ building IoT 2019

Organisers are heise Developer, the online channel for software development, dpunkt.verlag, the specialist book publisher for the professional computing scene, and iX, the magazine for professional information technology. building IoT consists of two main conference days and one workshop day. The organisers are looking for talks and workshops until January 17, 2022 on the following topics, among others:

Concepts and basics

  • Prototyping, modelling and architecture of IoT systems
  • IoT and Big Data, handling and analysis of data streams
  • Machine Learning in IoT
  • Testing of complex IoT systems
  • User interfaces, UI, UX
  • Hardware, electronics and information technology basics
  • Industrial IoT with its special requirements
  • Industry 4.0
  • Smart Home


  • Protocols and communication standards
  • Programming languages, frameworks and libraries
  • Sensors, actuators
  • Edge and fog computing
  • Robotics
  • Connectivity
  • Cloud platforms for IoT
  • Microcontroller


  • Security and safety
  • Potential weaknesses
  • Secure data transmission and storage
  • Testing
  • Data protection
  • Management and updates of end devices
  • Special features of IoT in comparison to classic IT


  • experience from ongoing and completed projects that have implemented IoT approaches and other related concepts
  • Interaction and integration of different tools (presented in the context of specific fields of application and scenarios)
  • Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Florian Raschbichler @ building IoT 2019 Florian Raschbichler @ building IoT 2019

Talks of 45 minutes are desired. Workshops are planned as all-day events with 6 to 7 hours.

The organisers request that abstracts (approx. 400 to 700 characters) be submitted by January 17, 2022 for the planned talk. Additional material supporting the application (long abstracts, slides, essays etc.) are also welcome. The completed programme is expected to be online by .

For accepted speakers, the organisers will book the hotel accommodation required for the talk and reimburse the costs for travel to and from the event within Germany within the framework of a 2nd class train ticket. In addition they have free access to all talks at the conference.

The event will take place under the then valid Corona protection measures of the state of Baden-Württemberg, if possible with a 2G regulation.

You can find the programme advisory board a here. If you have any questions about the conference or the programme, please contact If you would like to talk about an interesting topic but have little or no experience with talks, you can also contact for support.






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