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Event Details
Date & Time

Friday, 12 - Friday, 12 May 2023

Time: 9:30am


DMC MakerLab

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About the event

The workshop will focus on practical applications and provide hands-on experience with the different types of IoT technology. You will be encouraged to ask questions and share ideas throughout the workshop.

What will you gain from this workshop?

By the end of the workshop, you will have a better understanding of the IoT, its potential applications, and how to set up and manage an IoT system safely and securely.

Understanding IoT

What is a ‘dumb’ device? So what makes an object ‘Smart’? This workshop is designed to provide an introduction to the Internet of Things (IoT) and its potential applications in the workplace.

The workshop will cover topics such as the different types of IoT technology and devices, the benefits of using IoT, and the basics of setting up and managing an IoT system, providing you with key take-aways that can be applied in your workplace. In addition, you will learn about the potential security risks associated with IoT and the best practices for mitigating these risks.

09:30am Arrival with tea/coffee/breakfast
10:00am Welcome & intro to the day
10:10am ‘What do you know’ activity
10:30am Introduction to IoT: History, terminology, IoT/IIoT applications, benefits
12:30pm 30 minute lunch break
13:00pm IoT Deep Dive: IoT Architechture, OSI Model, IoT protocol, hardware, software, security considerations
15:00pm ‘IoT in the workplace’ - Practical IoT design activity
16:00pm Activity feedback, IoT summary & close
17:00pm Networking and drinks

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