February 2023 Industrial IoT & ICS Cybersecurity Events

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February 2023 Industrial IoT & ICS Cybersecurity Events

Welcome to the second month of 2023!

February may be the shortest month of the year, but it doesn’t mean we are short on events. This month, we’ve curated the list, with the timeline of major events happening in February 2023 around the globe, in-person or online, and what’s in it for the IIoT & ICS cybersecurity community across all industries.

IoT Solutions World Congress | Barcelona, Spain |January 31 – February 2, 2023

270+ Speakers, 330 Exhibitors, 12 000 Visitors!

More than 250 ground-breaking speakers will take the stage in this event to share their use cases around the transformative power of disruptive technologies, including IoT, AI, digital twin, 5G, edge, augmented reality, quantum computing, and more. Join and learn from the brightest leaders from the world’s most prominent and disruptive brands – all looking to share the strategies behind their digital innovation initiatives and explore new business opportunities, partnerships, and solutions that are transforming industries.

Focus: IoT, Digital Transformation


ENT 2023 | Online | February 2 – 4, 2023

The International Interdisciplinary Conference creates an effective forum for active participants from academia, industry, and research institutes to connect and discuss recent breakthroughs in Energy, Nanotechnology, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Submit your paper or register!

Focus: Innovation, Energy, IoT

LEAP 2023 | Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | February 6 – 9, 2023

Get together with 100,000+ tech innovators and leading experts from around the world to discover new ideas, build new partnerships, and connect with inspiring mentors and investors. LEAP in – and tap into the limitless potential of tech to build a positive future. Join #LEAP23!

Focus: Innovation, Digital Transformation


ARC Industry Forum | Orlando, FL | February 6 – 9, 2023

Is your company on track to becoming a focused, integrated, digital organization?

Join the 27th Annual ARC Industry Forum in Orlando, Florida, to learn more about how transforming factories, plants, and infrastructure will benefit technology end users and suppliers alike. Discover what your peers and industry leaders are doing today and what steps they are taking to prepare for the future. Can’t make it to the in-person? Register to view the session video archives online from February 27 – March 27.

Focus: Digital Transformation


DISTRIBUTECH International 2023 | San Diego, CA | February 7 – 9, 2023

275+ Speakers, 12,000+ Professionals, 500+ Exhibitors, 1,700+ Utility Attendees

DISTRIBUTECH International® is the leading annual transmission and distribution event that addresses technologies used to move electricity from the power plant through the transmission and distribution systems to the meter and inside the home or business. The conference and exhibition offer education, information, products, and services related to electricity delivery automation and control systems, energy efficiency, demand response, distributed energy resource management systems, renewable energy, EVSE interconnection, advanced metering, T&D system operation, resiliency and reliability, communications technologies, cybersecurity, sustainability, and more!

Focus: Energy


GEO WEEK | Denver, CO | February 13 – 15, 2023

175 Exhibitors, 2,500 Attendees, and 50 Countries!

Wondering how can you and your organization prepare, anticipate, and benefit in a rapidly evolving environment? Attend GEO Week to get the latest updates, case studies, ideas, and predictions from a variety of experts: innovators, end-users, regulators, and more!

Focus: IIoT


IoT Evolution Expo | Fort Lauderdale, FL | February 14 – 17, 2023

From Smart City solutions, Industrial IoT applications, New networking strategies, Trends, Growth areas, and funding expectations for 2023, and beyond, IoT Evolution Expo provides a forum for enterprises, service providers, resellers/MSPs, and the entire IoT ecosystem to meet, engage and explore opportunities in the IoT market.

Focus: IoT


AI Summit West | San Francisco, CA | February 15 – 16, 2023

AI Summit West brings together the latest technological advancements as well as practical examples to apply AI to solve challenges in business and society. Their unique mix of academia and industry enables you to meet with AI pioneers at the forefront of research, explore real-world case studies to discover the business value of AI, and more!

Focus: AI


IoT Global Innovation Forum | Chicago, USA | February 21 – 22, 2023

The 6th IoT Global Innovation Forum brings together leading innovators, business executives, and industry professionals to examine the latest advances and applications for commercial and industrial end users across sectors within the Internet of Things ecosphere. Don’t miss this opportunity to refine your IoT strategy and position your organization for success going forward.

Focus: IoT

POWERGEN International | Orlando, FL| February 21 – 23, 2023

8,000+ Attendees, 1,000+ Power Producer Attendees, 200+ Speakers, 500+ Exhibitors

POWERGEN International® is the largest networking and business hub for electricity generators and solution providers engaged in power generation. Power producers, utilities, EPCs, consultants, OEMs, and large-scale energy users gather at POWERGEN International® to discover new solutions as large centralized power generation business models evolve into cleaner and more sustainable energy sources. Learn valuable lessons from current and historical projects and cast a forward-thinking eye toward the opportunities and possibilities. Attend the Leading Power Generation Event in Orlando, Florida, USA!

Focus: Energy


Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit | Dubai, UAE | February 27 – 28, 2023

The continuing success of digitization initiatives and ever-expanding digital footprint among the countries of the Middle East brings with it an added and growing exposure to the risk of cyber-attacks. The continuing success of digitization initiatives and ever-expanding digital footprint among the countries of the Middle East brings with it an added and growing exposure to the risk of cyber-attacks. These attacks and increasingly sophisticated criminal rings from around the world can derail digitization’s progress and threaten its benefits. Join Gartner experts and grab the latest insights on risk management, cybersecurity, cloud security, and more at Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit 2023 in Dubai, UAE.

Focus: Cybersecurity


Gartner CIO Leadership Forum | Phoenix, AZ | February 27 – 28, 2023

Calling all CIOs!

Success in times of rapid change, for both leaders and businesses, comes from embracing the mindsets, practices, technologies, and capabilities needed to thrive in the face of new and unexpected challenges. Join an exclusive community of CIOs, connect with them across regions and industries, and gain new perspectives on the challenges and opportunities of business transformation at the Gartner CIO Leadership Forum.

Focus: Innovation

MWC Barcelona 2023 | Barcelona, Spain | February 27 – March 2, 2023

From the most inspiring speakers to participating in debates about the hottest topics in technology – MWC Barcelona makes it easier than ever to meet the industry elite, do business with global tech leaders and build contacts who’ll power your career – all under one roof!

Focus: IIoT, IoT, 5G


Cyber Intelligence Europe 2023 | Bern, Switzerland | February 28 – March 1. 2023

Cyber Intelligence Europe 2023 brings together leading cyber security officials from across Europe and North America to discuss the latest national cyber security strategies and policies. They will also discuss recent cybercrime trends and threats. Discover what it takes to keep Switzerland a cyber-secure nation. Attend Cyber Intelligence Europe 2023!

Focus: Cybersecurity

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: info@iiot-world.com (please include a link, dates, # of attendees, hashtag & location)


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