May 2022 Industrial IoT & ICS Cybersecurity Events

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May 2022 Industrial IoT & ICS Cybersecurity Events

“Come what May.” For this month, we bring you a variety of events happening around the globe, in-person or online, and what’s in it for the IIoT & ICS cybersecurity community across all industries. But before you explore the lists of global events, check out our three IIoT events planned for May 2022:

Leveraging Industrial DataOps for AI and IIoT Scalability, Virtual, May 3, 2022

This virtual event provides an in-depth overview on how organizations are using Industrial DataOps to unify data, govern it, and deliver scalable AI/ML solutions for a seamless data management and operations optimization experience.  During this 60 min roundtable, ARC Advisory Group, Hitachi Vantara, and proSkale will give perspectives on the industry, available tools, and project implementation approaches to help build your industrial data fabric and deliver key business outcomes. Register to find out more!

Focus: Digital Transformation, IIoT, Artificial Intelligence


IIoT World Manufacturing Day, Virtual, May 12, 2022

During this one-day online event, 30+ subject matter experts will share insights with 6 000+ expected attendees on IIoT and AI technologies applied in the Manufacturing Industry. Check out the agenda and register!

Focus: Manufacturing

#IIoTWorldDay, #ManufacturingDay


Intelligent Secure Edge (ISE) for Smart Cities, Virtual, May 26, 2022

As rapid urbanization puts pressure on public infrastructure and security, smart cities are enabling governments to address these challenges. Next-generation technologies utilize information from across cities and streamline city operations while responding quickly to emergencies. The Intelligent Secure Edge (ISE) for Smart Cities, built by HCL IoT WoRKSTM using Intel technologies, is a collaborative platform that brings together citizens, communities, and authorities as a virtual network, powered by vision analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Edge, Wi-Fi 6, 5G, and other next-gen technologies – to drive proactive responses powered by real-time insights. Register to find out more.

Focus: Smart Cities


Gartner Data & Analytics Summit, London, U.K., 9 – 11 May 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 next-gen analytics strategy. Data and analytics are now vital to business strategy, adding significant value to digital transformation initiatives. Hone your leadership skills, refine your strategies and discover the latest innovative technologies at Gartner Data & Analytics Summit!

Focus: Data, Analytics, Digital Transformation


World Hydrogen 2022 Summit & Exhibition, Rotterdam Ahoy, Netherlands, May 9 – 11, 2022

The urgency of climate action has never been greater. Governments are pressed to accelerate work on their climate roadmaps to ensure a successful transition into net-zero economies by 2050. Hydrogen plays a key role in decarbonizing hard-to-abate industries and enabling storage, transport, etc. trade of green energy. Recharge your strategy with the latest hydrogen policy, projects & technology, attend World Hydrogen 2022!

Focus: Energy



World Utilities Congress, Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 9 – 11, 2022

210+ Global Expert Speakers, 120+ Exhibiting Companies, 10,000+ Power & Utilities Attendees

The World Utilities Congress brings together the global power, and water utilities value chain under one roof and provides leading-edge innovation, knowledge, and business opportunities for industry stakeholders to connect, grow, and succeed.

Focus: Energy



Realize LIVE Americas, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 9 – 12, 2022

There’s never been a more crucial time to come together and innovate for a sustainable future. Realize LIVE Americas provides a dedicated opportunity to do just that. Join the transformation. Connect, collaborate, and learn the topics you care about the most, from the extraordinary companies who are at the full front of technology creating sustainable change. Experience Realize LIVE 2022 from anywhere, in-person or virtually.

Focus: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Sustainability



IoT Solutions World Congress, Barcelona, Spain, May 10 – 12, 2022

250 Speakers, 120 Countries, 16 000 Visitors!

IoT Solutions World Congress welcomes you to the “New Normal” “Next IOTSWC 2022”, an event that showcases the game-changing solutions & technologies that are disrupting and transforming the industry and celebrates the business and technology executives creating a powerful competitive advantage. #IOTSWC22 is where leaders, across the organization, learn to navigate what’s next.

Focus: IoT, Digital Transformation


The smarter E Europe, Munich, Germany, May 11–13, 2022

The smarter E Europe brings together the four exhibitions Intersolar Europe, ees Europe, Power2Drive Europe, and EM-Power Europe with 1,450 exhibitors, 50,000+ expected visitors, an extensive accompanying program, and four conferences. Don’t miss Europe’s Largest Platform for the Energy Industry, check out the details and register today!

Focus: Energy


ARC Industry Forum Europe 2022, Virtual, May 17-18, 2022

From 21st Century Operations: Where IT, OT, and ET Converge, to Cybersecurity for the Connected Industrial World, and Sustainability as a Business Strategy, ARC industry analysts and other automation experts from the end-user and supplier communities will analyze and discuss trends and drivers for the industrial innovation and transformation.

Focus: Digital Transformation



DISTRIBUTECH International, Dallas, TX, May 23-25, 2022

With over 100 education sessions, 275+ speakers, 13,500 industry professionals, the DISTRIBUTECH International conference and exhibition offer information, products, and services related to electricity delivery automation and control systems, energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy integration, advanced metering, T&D system operation, and reliability, communications technologies cyber security, water utility technology, and more. Experience the energy movement.

For the first time, we’re exhibiting at DistribuTECH 2022! Our team will be present at DistribuTech 2022 in Dallas between May 23-25, IIoT World’s Booth: booth #2122. If you’re attending the event and would like to schedule a briefing, or a podcast (IndustrialTalk, host Scott MacKenzie) or get in touch, please reach out to, and our team will work to include you in our agenda. You can also find the IIoT World team directly on-site, booth #2122.

Focus: Energy



WGC2022, Daegu, Korea, May 23 – 27, 2022

500+ speakers, 95 sessions, and a four-day program covering a range of strategic, commercial, and technical topics facing the gas industry, this highly-anticipated conference will give you the chance to reunite with the global gas and energy players and connect with world-leading influential experts, policymakers, decision-makers and business leaders face-to-face under one roof in Daegu, South Korea.

Focus: Energy, Oil and Gas



The IoT & Industry 4.0 Expo, Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin, May 25th-26th 2022

Be part of the 6th industrial revolution. See the future of IIoT and manufacturing from global experts. Discover how the industry is evaluating and implementing industry 4.0 and update yourself on new technologies and applications that can improve efficiencies within your business. Join IoT & Industry 4.0 Expo at Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin on May 25th & 26th!

Focus: IoT, Smart Manufacturing, Industry40


Hannover Messe, Hannover, Germany, May 30 – June 2

Change Happens Where Ideas Meet. And for this, we are partnering with Hannover Messe!

HANNOVER MESSE brings together pioneers and visionaries from science, business, and politics. With a top-class program, #HM22 will once again provide the international stage for economic policy discourse in 2022. Attendees can look forward to a first-rate program. The four conference stages cover topics like automation, IT security, artificial intelligence, green hydrogen, energy-efficient and CO2-neutral production, the circular economy, and much more. The complete program will not only be available to visitors on-site but will also be streamed live for participants.

Focus: IIoT, Digital Transformation, Energy, Sustainability



Realize LIVE Europe, Berlin, Germany, May 31 – June 2, 2022

Realize LIVE Europe provides a dedicated space for exchanging ideas, information, and best practices that enables YOU to advance your careers, drive customer successes, and lead your organizations forward. Don’t miss the event that will keep you on the leading edge of digital transformation, optimize your proficiency with Siemens solutions, and ready you to lead your business with ingenuity and innovation.

Focus: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Sustainability



Can’t make it to any of the in-person events in 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.