AWS, ms.Gis, Raseel and Red Hat became the Keystone Sponsors of the 9th FIWARE Global Summit

Jun 6, 2023

Berlin, June 6, 2023

FIWARE Foundation, the non-profit organisation that encourages the adoption of open standards using Open Source technologies for the development of smart solutions on a global basis – proudly announces the Keystone Sponsors of the 9th FIWARE Global Summit (FGS), this year taking place on 12-13 June in one of the most digitised and resilient cities of Europe – the city of Vienna (Austria). This leading open source conference is supported by world-wide market drivers, thought leaders and game changers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), ms.GIS, Raseel, Red Hat who are playing a significant role for the Summit.

FIWARE is proud to have its renewed Keystone Speakers at the FIWARE Grand Opening Ceremony Andrea Battaglia, Edge/IoT Business Development EMEA, Red Hat, Cameron Brooks, General Manager, Public Sector EMEA, AWS, Gerhard Hirczi, Managing Director, Vienna Business Agency, Abdulrahman Ibrahim, Chief Data and Innovation Officer, Madinah Region Development Authority, Wolfgang Müller, Deputy Director of Magistrates, City of Vienna, Prof. Dr. Boris Otto, Executive Director Fraunhofer ISST, Prof. at TU Dortmund, Sophie Proust, Chief Technology Officer, Atos, Dr. Jonathan Reichental, Best-selling author, founder Human Future, ex-CIO City of Palo Alto (USA), Bettina Tratz-Ryan, Vice President Research, Gartner Inc., Florian Tursky, State Secretary Austrian Ministry of Finance, Björn de Vidts, acting Chief Executive Officer, athumi, Marcus Scheiber, Chief Executive Officer, ms.GIS

With great contributions from these Sponsors, the Global Summit will offer more than 120 sessions, panels, workshops, and 100+ business matchmaking meetings, to present latest insights on digital transformation based on recognized Open Source technology together with dozens of running innovation projects and reference implementations from more than 350 Smart Cities, plus successful projects in AgriFood, Manufacturing, Energy, Water, Tourism and Ports. An amazing line-up of keynote speakers will give insights into sectorial and technology trends when it comes to Data Spaces, Digital Twins or Smart Data Models. The two major days of the program (June 12-13) will combine a variety of business and market oriented, technology, scientific and academic tracks including engagement opportunities with pace setting universities as well as activities ranging from expert talks to business workshops and pitches, from networking to interdisciplinary negotiations. For those who plan to become FIWARE Technical Experts or who want to dive deeper into the hands-on use of FIWARE technology, Global Summit offers Technical training from June 12 to 15.

Cristina Brandtstetter, CMO at FIWARE Foundation, commented: “We are very much excited to have the global organisations and real market drivers such as AWS, ms.GIS, Raseel, Red Hat fully engaged and supporting the FIWARE Global Summit 2023. They are all FIWARE Members and we are proud to have them as Keystone Sponsors this year. This is the best moment together with our sponsors to provide unique opportunities to develop the FIWARE Global Community as well as to introduce peers, worldwide experts and technical specialists to more than 500 participants of the Summit. Executives and their teams will present not only the latest news and highlights of the technological market, but also discuss how to form collaborations and strategic partnerships, progress together with open source and open standards towards innovative, inclusive, and sustainable business models around smart solutions”.

This year, the 9th FIWARE Global Summit will be bigger than ever. During two days full of rich side program FGS will introduce its significant sponsors:

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers – including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies – are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster. Public sector innovation is moving faster than ever before, delivering cloud-connected thinking that is revolutionising cities, municipalities across the world. Harnessing the power of Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning, artificial intelligence, and more to become more liveable, sustainable, and accessible. In 2022 AWS joined FIWARE Foundation as a Platinum Member to develop digital cities and solve the issue of breaking down data silos and gathering data by bringing on the market the Smart Territory Framework (STF) – a set of tools and standardised modules offered by AWS that can be utilised to build and operate sustainable and effective solutions, in line with global industry standards and based on the open-source offering of the FIWARE ecosystem. With STF, customers and AWS Partners can build and operate a scalable, efficient, and interoperable platform that breaks down data silos.

ms.GIS provides a reliable IoT platform, leading embedded systems, as well as an extensive application framework: mobile apps, management dashboards, big data processing and analytics for Smart Cities, Smart Energy, Smart Grids, Smart Mobility and Smart Homes. ms.GIS is strictly focused on solutions and services for the management of spatial resources and respective business processes on a national and international basis. Being a FIWARE Foundation Gold Member, ms.GIS provides highly sophisticated services to deploy turn-key spatial solutions (GIS based) to support business processes with spatial context while protecting client’s investments in models, data and systems. A strong and reliable network of renowned partner companies is the sound basis for our successful international projects. With over a decade of GI/IT-experience, in the fields of research, engineering and international software projects beginning in 1985, ms.GIS was founded in late 1999 as an Austrian privately held incorporated company.

Raseel is a platform that empowers innovation by providing comprehensive data and insights for tailored solutions. It leverages advanced technologies to enable seamless data exchange and integration, which leads to a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. Raseel, the first Smart City platform implemented in Saudi Arabia, powered by FIWARE. It is an interoperable, innovation enabled, and silo-free city platform. It uses FIWARE components and focuses on facilitating the integration of city management into governmental departments, improving residents’ quality of life, enriching visitors’ experiences, guaranteeing low business entry cost for SMEs, and simplifying coding for developers.

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardise on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organisations prepare for the digital future. Cooperation with Red Hat is essential to fuel the evolution of Open Source as the cornerstone of the digital revolution. It allows us to co-create with one another, and more importantly, it enables our joint users to develop more sophisticated and interoperable solutions. Thus, we can further help organisations to be successful in the implementation of open IoT, Smart Cities and edge computing solutions.

To become a part of FIWARE Global Summit 2023 and be among the market drivers and global experts, follow these links:
FIWARE Global Summit (June 12-13): Your admission ticket on eventbrite
FI-Dinner (June 12): Your admission ticket on eventbrite
FIWARE Technical Training (June 12-15): Your admission ticket on eventbrite
FIWARE Matchmaking Event (June 12-13): Book 20 minutes conversation with our expert team members who suit you best: eventbrite

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Download the 9th FGS‘s Keystone Sponsors Announcement Press Release

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