The Internet of Things (IoT) is an area of rapid growth and opportunity. IBM's new Watson Internet of Things (IoT) is a cognitive system that learns from, and infuses intelligence into, the physical world to transform business and enhance the human experience. This hands-on workshop is an introduction to developing and deploying solutions for the Internet of Things using IBM Watson IoT Platform. It will focus on capturing data from a trusted device and sending the data to a cloud platform where it can be exploited by the many services available in IBM Platform. You will explore all the steps required to create a basic IoT solution using a device and a trial version of the cloud-based IBM Watson IoT Platform. Date: Monday 27 June 2016 Time: 3.30-6.30 pm Venue: Podium Seminar Room, Podium Level, IBM Southgate Centre, Southbank VIC 3006. Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hands-on-workshop-on-ibm-watson-iot-platform-tickets-26134729680 The places are limited, so please register your interest via above link. You may need to bring your own laptops for the workshop and the rest of hardware and software will be provided. Upon registration a set of pre-requisite tasks will be emailed to you in order to prepare for the workshop.