Invited Speaker

Distinguished professors from both academia and industry will be invited to give speeches.

Stephen Brown
CSA Group

Cybersecurity Considerations for Industrial IoT (IIoT)

Abstract: In 2020, at least 50 billion devices will be connected to the Internet, a significant share of the them will be in the future production process. Equipped with sensors and actors, machines see you and shape the decision making process to better serve you. This talk will address innovations and emerging technologies for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

Bio: Stephen has over 30 years of experience in the Technologies industry. Throughout that period, he has been responsible for standards development, product planning and management, regulatory affairs, international business development, and strategic planning.

Stephen joined CSA Group in 2002 and was responsible for over 2500 codes and standards within the Electrotechnical sector. In 2012, Stephen was appointed to a new role at CSA Group with a global mandate regarding Emerging Technologies and their “game changing” effects on safety, certification, standards, and international applicability for specific markets. This area includes Intelligent Buildings, Connected Homes and Interoperability, Nanotechnologies, Energy Storage, Alternative Energy and connected Vehicles, infrastructure, and cybersecurity. In 2016, Stephen was appointed as Director, Innovation.