alicia asin ponente south tech week 2020

Alicia Asín

More about Alicia Asín:

CEO and co-founder of Libelium. Expert keynote speaker in Internet of Things, AI and smart cities

Alicia Asín is the CEO and co-founder of Libelium, the Spanish IT company that has created “Waspmote”, a wireless, modular and open source sensor hardware platform for the Internet of
Things (IoT).
As a speaker, Alicia Asín provides great insight on data mining, particularly addressing the big questions surrounding Big Data and the relevance of security and privacy in the new IoT era. In
addition, thanks to her professional expertise, Asín is a revolutionary keynote on issues concerning the use of IoT to promote democracy and transparency, intelligently addressing the risks and
opportunities the IoT will face on its way to 2020. On a different note, her presentations are also noteworthy for anyone interested in exploring the main cities’ challenges to be sustainable and
Alicia is a computer engineer devoting her career on how the IoT can and will change our world through applications like Smart Cities and Precission Agriculture. Libelium’s technology develops
projects to monitor and improve crop efficiently via environmental control systems to prevent climate change. Their IoT technology is also helping developing countries to universalize access to
health care services thanks to e-health control equipment. These disruptive applications allow Libelium to be present in more than 120 countries worldwide. The Financial Times has praised
Libelium after the Mobile World Congress 2016 by naming Asín’s company as one of the Spain’s baby unicorns.


Alicia Asín will speak about:

IoT helps to reach Sustainable Development Goals 2030 to transform our world

09:45 - 10:30 Monday 21 September

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a call for action by all countries to promote prosperity while protecting the planet. Ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that
build economic growth and address a range of social needs including education, health, social protection, and job opportunities, while tackling climate change and environmental protection.
Nowadays, IoT technology is contributing to the improvement of citizens’ quality of life and companies’ competitiveness. Among the reasons to invest in IoT technology, we find:
Manufacturing cost reduction.
Better use of natural resources and preservation.
Product quality improvement.
Regulatory compliance.
In this talk we will explore how current IoT deployments are helping to achieve different SDGs.


Level: Basic

Language of speak: Español