Connect Ethereum to real IoT products: Summer camp in August 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany

Save the date: From August 28, 2017 to September 1, 2017 we will organize an “IoT/Ethereum summer camp” in Frankfurt, Germany. Join us as participant or corporate partner!

How can we build the IoT world of tomorrow? Join our “IoT // Ethereum Summer Camp” in August, 2017 in Frankfurt (Germany) focusing on connecting Ethereum and IOTA to real IoT products. We provide Raspberry Pi and HiKey hardware sets, sensors, actors, physical products and teach you coding and how to program it — you develop Ethereum smart contracts, implement IOTA, connect real products and code a frontend. From a business model perspective, this can yield endless possibilities.

Experts, lawyers and scholars — e.g. from well-known IOTA, ConsenSys, Daimler, Commerzbank, Eciotify or an international law firm — will hold sessions to touch various facets of the intersection of IoT and blockchain. Besides these companies, the summer camp is supported by Ventum, Tatcraft, Blockchain Education Network and Informatik Aktuell.

More information: www.iotcamp.org

OBJECTIVE

We have experts showing you how to connect Ethereum and IOTA to IoT products and how to code with Raspberry Pis, HiKey, sensors and actors. Further, we organize multiple short lectures to inspire you, e.g. by lawyers, developers, industry experts.

As an IT developer (45 pax), you develop a IoT/Ethereum/IOTA prototype connecting the Raspberry Pi and HiKey, accessing sensors and actors, including Ethereum smart codes and presenting frontend interfaces.

As a business developer (15 pax), you think of a business model and a clear product or service; you develop marketing material and a first version of a website; you might also talk to potential customers to get their opinion.

WHAT do we provide?

  • We provide hardware devices: Raspberry Pi and HiKey hardware sets, sensors and actors with multiple I/O channels.
  • You learn how to connect Ethereum and IOTA to the IoT hardware.
  • You learn how to program the Raspberry Pi and HiKey sets, the sensors and the actors.
  • We provide a set of real products to be connected, e.g. a truck, a RFID reader, a 220V plug, a charging station for e-cars, a solar panel, a smart meter.
  • You connect with others and for a team consisting of both IT developers and business people.
  • You think of a business model based on hardware, software and smart contracts.
  • Ideally at the end of the week, you have a working prototype, a website and a video to showcase your product.
  • You present your product and your business model at the end of the week to the blockchain community in Frankfurt which we will invite to listen to you.

You are welcome to apply here for a stipend or register directly.

WHO will contribute:

We have fascinating lecturers for this week! Experts, lawyers and scholars will give sessions to highlight different facets of development in the blockchain area: ConsenSys, Daimler, Commerzbank, IOTA, Freshfields, Technische Universität München, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management etc.

  • Dominik Schiener, IOTA: IOTA: introduction und current developments
  • Rouven Heck, ConsenSys: Integrating uPort with prototypes
  • Michael Spitz, Commerzbank: Finance processes in distributed ledger technologies
  • Dr. Helge Königs, Daimler: Blockchain in the commercial vehicle industry
  • Daniel Grassinger, nexussquared: Lean start-up, canvas, blue ocean, what to use when starting a business?
  • Francois Sonnet, SolarCoin: Enabling prosumers to participate into the energy transition
  • Simon Schwerin, BigchainDB: BigchainDB and IoT in the case of digital twins — towards a data-driven economy
  • Jasmin Skenderi, eciotify: Building successful IoT products for the future
  • Lutz Auffenberg, Winnheller: How can ICOs be viewed from a legal perspective in Germany?
  • Dr. Sebastian Gajek, eciotify: Securely trading IoT assets through your own marketplace
  • Martin Maurer, eciotify: Raspberry Pi, HiKey, sensors, actors
  • Marco Berg, ti&m: Lean UX: How is user experience linked to product success?
  • Jan Gretschuskin, ti&m: Agile project development and SCRUM
  • Marius Matter, ti&m: Mobile development
  • Max Danzmann, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer: Using IoT to create new financial services
  • Dr. Andranik Tumasjan, Technische Universität München: How will blockchain technology change organizations?
  • Prof. Dr. Philipp Sandner, Frankfurt School: Business Models for Decentralized IoT Blockchain Applications
  • Nico Konrad, DLT Capital: The importance of CFO for startups: ICOs and traditional crowdinvesting
  • Lukasz Musialski, Iconiq Lab: ICOs: marketing, legal, technology, current market conditions

NEEDED requirements:

  • IT developers: fundamental​ knowledge of JavaScript, NodeJS, Ethereum Web3.js, passion for innovation, highly motivated; if possible, Raspberry Pi and C++
  • Business developer: fascination for blockchain and IT, ideally entrepreneurship experience, passion for innovation, some marketing and design skills, highly motivated

What are we doing in this week?

We have experts showing you how to connect Ethereum to IoT products and how to code with Raspberry Pi and HiKey hardware. Further, we organize multiple short lectures to inspire you, e.g. lawyers, developers, industry experts.

As an IT developer, you develop a IoT/Ethereum prototype including the Raspberry Pi and HiKey hardware, Ethereum smart codes, IOTA platform and frontend interfaces.

As a business person, you think of a business model and a clear product or service; you develop marketing material and a first version of a website; you might also talk to potential customers to get their opinion.

When and where will it happen?

It is a five day summer camp from August 28, 2017 to September 1, 2017 in Frankfurt (Germany). You are welcome to apply here for a stipend or register directly.

How many people will be there?

We currently plan to have room for 60 participants (45 developers + 15 business people). We expect many participants to be students but of course we would also love to have participants with deep industry or IT experience.

What does it cost?

The regular fee is 700€, but we provide 45 stipends reducing the fee to 100€ — you are welcome to apply! Please note that we cannot provide accommodation; you have to organize this yourself.

What products do we provide?

We provide a set of real products which can be connected to the IoT hardware chip, e.g., a truck, a RFID reader, a 220V plug, a charging station for e-cars, a solar panel, a smart meter and more. You are welcome to propose more!

Who is planning to organize this?

We are the Frankfurt School Blockchain Center, the Technische Universität München, and nexussquared. Precisely, it is Philipp Sandner (Frankfurt School), Daniel Grassinger (nexussquared), Andranik Tumasjan (TUM).

Can companies be partner in this IoT camp?

Yes. If you are a company and would like to become our partner or if you would like to get your B2B or B2C product connected to Ethereum, please leave your email address here.

How can I apply as a participant?

We are currently finishing the registration page. In case you are a skilled IT developer or a passionate business developer, then apply here for a stipend or register directly.

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