August 2022 Industrial IoT & ICS Cybersecurity Events

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Industrial IoT & ICS Cybersecurity Events

August 2022 Industrial IoT & ICS Cybersecurity Events

August may be considered the end of the summer, but global industry events don’t end here. For this month, we’ve curated the list – and timeline – of IIoT and ICS Cybersecurity events happening in August 2022 around the globe, in-person or online, and what’s in it for the Industrial IoT & ICS Cybersecurity community across all industries. Check out below.

Black Hat USA 2022 | Las Vegas, NV + Virtual | August 6 – 11, 2022

Black Hat USA presents a unique hybrid event experience, offering the cybersecurity community a choice in how they wish to participate. Black Hat USA 2022 will open with the first four days of Training, followed by the two-day main conferences featuring Briefings, Arsenal, Business Hall, and more!

Focus: Cybersecurity


International Congress 2022 | Hongkong | August 11 – 12, 2022

International Congress 2022 is an exclusive event of the Association of Scientists, Developers, and Faculties hosting 44 conferences simultaneously. Take your pick from these 44 Conferences on 44 different topics, 10 Countries. Can’t make it to the event venue? The Virtual Participation link will be emailed to all the participants 3 days before the event.

Focus: IoT, IIoT, Digital Transformation


Advanced Manufacturing Expo | Michigan, USA | Aug 11 – Aug 12, 2022

AME 2022 is taking place in Grand Rapids, MI, at DeVos Place on August 11th and 12th, 2022. All three previous hall sponsors returned for this year. Automation, Mechanical, and Metal Working Hall bring in the best of the best within each of their halls! Along with that, the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC) created a new Smart Technology Zone area with special guests reviewing Industry 4.0 applications, and GRAVITY will fly up and down the Grand River with a jet pack, so don’t miss that LIVE demonstration.

Focus: Manufacturing

Detroit Cyber Security Summit | Detroit, USA | August 16, 2022

Detroit Cyber Security Summit returns In-Person and Virtually Live-Streamed as it connects C-Suite & Senior Executives responsible for protecting their companies’ critical infrastructures with innovative solution providers and renowned information security experts. This educational forum will focus on educating attendees on how to best protect highly vulnerable business applications and critical infrastructure. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet the nation’s leading solution providers and discover the latest products and services for enterprise cyber defense. If you can’t make it here, there’s also an upcoming one in Chicago on August 26th, The Seventh Annual Chicago Cyber Security Summit!

Focus: Cybersecurity


Automation Expo 2022 | Mumbai, India | August 16 – 19, 2022

Join Asia’s leading Automation & Instrumentation Exhibition, and enjoy the benefits of infinite networking and unlimited business opportunities. Expand your horizon by attending the best automation platform – Automation Expo 2022!

Focus: Digital Transformation

The 18th 2022 International IoT Exhibition | Shenzhen, China | August 18 – 20 2022

IOTE is the world’s first professional IoT Expo and brings together more than 100k participants to explore 500+ worldwide exhibitors in a 45k㎡ exhibition area with 20 forums. It provides companies in the global IoT industry with a perfect platform for the aggregation, display, communication, and cooperation of manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and application integrators involved in the entire chain of IoT. It will showcase the most cutting-edge technologies and provide insight from speakers sharing their unparalleled industry knowledge and real-life experiences.

Focus: IoT, Smart Cities, IIoT

IEEE International Conference on Smart IoT | Suzhou, China/Hybrid | Aug 19 – 21, 2022

The primary goal of IEEE SmartIoT 2022 is to exchange, share and discuss the latest research, theories, and applications for Smart Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). Prospective authors are invited to submit original research papers, which propose new methodologies, propose new research directions, and discuss approaches or schemes for current existing issues. Register to find out more!

Focus: IoT

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit | Orlando, FL | August 22 – 24, 2022

Enterprises are heading not toward a “new normal” but rather a “no normal” — an environment of uncertainty and ambiguity that requires continuous flexibility, innovation, and investment or reinvestment in data and analytics strategy. Data and analytics are now vital to business strategy, adding significant value to digital transformation initiatives. Gartner Data & Analytics Summit addresses the most significant challenges that data analytics leaders face as they build the innovative and adaptable organizations of the future. Join the summit on August 22- 24!

Focus: Digital Transformation

FiCloud 2022 | Rome, Italy (and online) | August 22 – 24, 2022 

The 9th International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud promotes the state of the art in scientific and practical research of IoT and cloud computing. It provides a forum for bringing together researchers and practitioners from academia, industry, and the public sector in an effort to present their research work and share research and development ideas in the area of IoT and cloud computing.

Focus: IoT

ACHEMA 2022 | Frankfurt, Germany | August 22 – 26, 2022

Modern, interactive, and always up to date: With a unique range of topics, the world’s leading trade show for the process industries brings together experts, decision-makers, and trendsetters from all over the world. Be part of the leading international event for the process industries – Achema 2022.

Focus: IIoT, Industry40, Digital Transformation


Fortinet Converge | Online | August 24, 2022

Discover the future of digital security. Attend the Fortinet Converge – a virtual event gathering industry thought leaders, asset owners, industrial suppliers, threat intelligence gurus, integrators, and standards organizations to define cybersecurity in evolving hybrid cloud environments.

Focus: Cybersecurity


The Energy Expo 2022 | FL, USA | August 24 – 25, 2022

The Energy Expo (4th edition) in Miami, Florida, comes as an in-person physical tradeshow to serve your industry, in the proper place, at the proper time. It is the only tradeshow targeting 2 huge markets: the United States & Latin America / The Caribbean comprised of more than 45 countries. It works as the Effective Commercial Hub to CONNECT North American & Worldwide Manufacturers & Distributors with Buyers, Professionals, Dealers, Municipalities, Contractors, Installers, and Poten­tial Reps. from the served markets.

Focus: Energy, Sustainability

The 27th Taipei International Logistics & IoT Exhibition | Taipei, Taiwan | August 24 – 27, 2022

Check out the 27th Taipei International Logistics & Exhibition, and join Intelligent Asia – one of the leading industrial procurement platforms in Asia in terms of exhibition scale and number of brand exhibitors. It gathers exhibits from 9 major manufacturing sectors–Automation, Robots, Logistics, Cold Chain, 3D Printing, Molds & Dies, Laser, Fluid Power, and Smart Machinery–to highlight concepts for the future factory.

Focus: IoT, Manufacturing, IIoT

Realize LIVE 2022 | Online | August 25, 2022 

Today’s industry environment is changing rapidly, and establishing a competitive advantage requires a quick response, sophisticated technology, and a co-prosperous ecosystem. Learn how companies can meet the challenges brought about by digitalization, how they can achieve stability on the road of transformation, and how to empower new value and make business more efficient. Attend Realize LIVE Greater China 2022!

Focus: Digital Transformation


Can’t make it to any of the in-person events on the list? We have virtual events mentioned above that might be of interest. And if you miss this month’s events, check out our monthly digest for 2022 and beyond.

If you plan to attend an event aligned with the above & would like to add it to the list, feel free to reach out via email with details: (please include a link, dates, # of attendees, hashtag & location)


This article was written by Demi Epuran, with contributions from Lucian Fogoros, & Paul Viorel Fogoros.