May 2023 Industrial IoT & ICS Cybersecurity Events

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May 2023 Industrial IoT & ICS Cybersecurity Events

Welcome to our roundup of Industrial IoT & ICS Cybersecurity events for May 2023. As technology continues to advance, the need for security in the industrial sector is becoming increasingly important. This month, we’ve compiled a list of events happening worldwide, in-person and online, designed to bring together experts and practitioners in Industrial IoT & ICS Cybersecurity. Whether you’re a professional in the oil and gas, manufacturing, or utility industry, these events offer an excellent opportunity to stay up-to-date with the latest trends, techniques, and technologies related to securing industrial systems. Check out the events and join us in this month of learning, sharing, and networking.

Appian World | San Diego, CA, USA | May 1 – 3, 2023

Appian World is an event that gathers process automation and digital transformation leaders from various innovative organizations to share their strategies for driving end-to-end automation and achieving process excellence. Participants can expect to hear from industry experts, share their successes, and build lasting connections with Appian leadership, customers, and partners. Appian World aims to provide a platform for attendees to join the process revolution and gain insights on how to leverage Appian’s low-code platform to accelerate their digital transformation journey.

Focus: Digital Transformation


World Utilities Congress | Abu Dhabi, UAE | May 8 – 10, 2023

250+ Global Experts, 1,000+ Conference Delegates, and 10,000+ Power Utilities Attendees!

The World Utilities Congress is a global event that brings together industry leaders, policymakers, and innovators to discuss the latest trends and technologies in the utility sector. The event features keynote speakers, panel discussions, and networking opportunities, providing attendees with valuable insights into the future of the industry. With a focus on sustainability, digital transformation, and customer-centricity, Congress aims to drive innovation and collaboration across the utility landscape.

Focus: Energy, Utilities

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XPONENTIAL 2023 | Denver, CO, USA | May 8 – 11, 2023

XPONENTIAL 2023 offers a platform to exchange ideas, adapt to evolving policies, explore innovative technologies, and foster new collaborations across various sectors, including energy, transportation, construction, defense, medicine, and agriculture. Attend the event in Denver, Colorado, in May!

Focus: Innovation, Digital Transformation

World Hydrogen 2023 | Rotterdam, The Netherlands | May 9 – 11, 2023

World Hydrogen 2023, the premier global platform for hydrogen business, will return to Rotterdam Ahoy, Netherlands, to enable twice as many companies to showcase, collaborate, and make deals for advancing the global hydrogen economy. The event will welcome over 8,000 decision-makers, energy ministers, and CEOs from more than 100 countries to set key priorities, announce bold initiatives, and form new partnerships.

Focus: Energy, Sustainability


Women in Tech Global Conference 2023 | Virtual & In-Person | MAY 9 – 12, 2023

700+ Speakers, 6000+ Ambassadors, 172+ Countries, & 100 000+ Visitors!

​​​Women in Tech Global Conference 2023 is a hybrid event that aims to bring together women in tech, minorities, and allies from around the world. The conference will feature an interactive platform with live educational and training content, engaging panel discussions, technical workshops, and networking opportunities. Attendees can participate in virtual and in-person sessions – allowing them to connect with others in the industry and expand their knowledge and skills.

Focus: Innovation, Diversity & Inclusion


ARC European Industry Forum | Barcelona, Spain | May 15 – 17, 2023

The ARC Industry Forum Europe is a leading event that focuses on the latest trends and technologies in the industrial sector. The event features industry leaders and experts who share their insights on digital transformation, cybersecurity, and industrial automation. Attendees have the opportunity to network with peers, participate in workshops and interactive sessions, and learn about the latest solutions and innovations in the industrial sector.

Focus: Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Cybersecurity


IIoT World Manufacturing Days | Online | May 17 – 18, 2023

IIoT World Manufacturing Days will bring together Industrial IoT subject matters experts from all over the world to share insights on IIoT & AI technologies applied in the Manufacturing Industry. This event covers digital transformation topics, industrial analytics, data strategy, cloud connectivity, generative AI, cybersecurity, and more. Register now!

Focus: Manufacturing


Automate Show | Detroit, Michigan, USA | May 22 – 25, 2023

The Automate Show brings together industry leaders, manufacturers, and automation experts to explore the latest advancements in automation and robotics, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, and vision systems. The event features a wide range of exhibitors, showcasing the latest products and solutions in automation and robotics, educational sessions, panel discussions, and keynotes. Attend the event to find out more!

Focus: IIoT. Digital Transformation


IoT Forum Africa 2023 | Johannesburg, Africa | May 23, 2023

The IoT Forum Africa 2023 is a leading conference and exhibition dedicated to exploring the latest developments and opportunities in the Internet of Things (IoT) across Africa. This year’s event will showcase the latest IoT trends and innovations, including smart cities, healthcare, energy, and transportation. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with industry leaders, policymakers, researchers, and technology experts and participate in keynote speeches, panel discussions, and workshops focused on IoT applications, security, connectivity, and data analytics.

Focus: IoT


The IoT & Industry 4.0 | Dublin, Ireland | May 23 – 24, 2023

The IoT & Industry 4.0 is an annual event that brings together the best of the IoT industry in Ireland. The event is a platform for IoT experts, developers, and enthusiasts to showcase their innovations, share their expertise, and network with peers in the industry. The event features a variety of keynotes, workshops, and interactive sessions that cover the latest trends, technologies, and use cases in the IoT industry.

Focus: IoT, Industry 4.0 

SPS Italia | Parma, Italy | May 23 – 25, 2023

SPS Italia brings together industry professionals, experts, and leaders to showcase the latest technologies and solutions in industrial automation, including robotics, sensors, control systems, and software. The exhibition provides a platform for exhibitors to present their products and services, network with potential customers and partners, and gain insights into the latest trends and innovations. The conference also features workshops, seminars, and keynote speeches, offering attendees the opportunity to learn from industry experts and gain valuable knowledge and skills.

Focus: IIoT, Digital Transformation


The Digital Oil & Gas Summit 2023 | Lisbon, Portugal | May 24 – 25, 2023

As the oil and gas industry grapples with the rapidly evolving digital transformation landscape, keeping abreast of the latest trends is essential. This summit provides an opportunity for experts in digital transformation, data analytics, cybersecurity, and other fields to collaborate and share their insights and key strategies for success in the digital era. Gain knowledge on various topics such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, advancements, and best practices for data privacy and security management. Attend The Digital Oil and Gas Summit in Lisbon in May!

Focus: Oil and Gas, Digital Transformation

Identiverse | Las Vegas, NV, USA | May 30 – June 2, 2023

2500+ Onsite Attendees, 200+ Speakers, 75+ Topics in 4 days!

Identiverse is a premier event focused on digital identity and security. The conference attracts a diverse range of professionals from around the world, including experts in identity management, access control, authentication, and more. With its comprehensive program, a diverse range of attendees, and focus on practical solutions, the conference offers a unique opportunity to learn, connect, and grow in the ever-evolving field of digital security.

Focus: Cybersecurity

Can’t make it to any of the in-person events on the list? Don’t worry, sit back, relax, and enjoy attending the virtual events mentioned above. And if you miss this month’s events, check out our monthly digest.

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.