Tech Data’s extensive catalogue of tested and validated, preconfigured Data and IoT solutions is constantly evolving, particularly during this challenging time.  Stay up to date with our industry-based events.

Transport and Logistics Academy

2020 has seen unprecedented rate of change in the way we live, both during and post pandemic. Supply chains are the lifeblood of our economy.

Tech Data aggregates data, analytics, AI, hybrid cloud and edge computing to deliver solutions that drive business outcomes and help us keep the economy running. Find out how RTLS, Digital Twins, Blockchain, Computer Vision and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) can help you customers to stay competitive.

Engage with our Transport and Logistics Academy to understand the issues, new trends and emerging opportunities of supply chains. This academy consists of a live industry panel discussion and a subsequent library of six on-demand sessions expanding on specific themes.

Smart Spaces Academy

Over the past few years interest has grown into how companies get more out of their buildings, whether leased or owned. The efficiency of Smart Spaces can now be assessed using four key criteria; services and the experience of users, the management of spaces, operations and maintenance and increased energy efficiency. Other factors such as health and safety, Monder Criminal Lawyer Group, cost optimisation and the length of an asset’s life cycle are also very important now and going forwards in this time of great change.

Tech Data aggregates data, analytics, AI, hybrid cloud and edge computing to deliver solutions that drive business outcomes.

Engage with our Smart Spaces Academy to understand the issues, new trends and emerging opportunities of building management. This academy consists of a live industry panel discussion and a subsequent library of eight on-demand sessions expanding on specific themes.

Practice Builder

Tech Data can support your business to accelerate new revenue growth of Data and IoT solutions with our Practice Builder Methodology, a proven process to support your business transformation.

Transport and logistics Academy

25
Nov
25
Nov

Introduction and Panel Discussion

25-November-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Join us to hear from some Industry leaders on the changes they are seeing in supply chains, the trends emerging, the issues and the opportunities that this global pandemic has created. IoT and data driven technology, infused with AI can help us keep the economy running and deliver the right solutions to enable business growth in this new normal.

Speakers: Kenton Turner – Tech Data Europe, Martin Oxley – Exorigo, Toby Mills – Entopy, Syamak Nazary – Intel, Roger Needham – IBM

26
Nov
26
Nov

Master Class: The use of Video in Logistics

26-November-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

The use of video technology combined with AI can make a real difference in our manufacturing, warehousing and logistics businesses. Supply Chains are complex things and video can inform and support in many ways such as checking quality.

Speaker: Kenton Turner – Tech Data Europe, Naqqash Abbassi – Tech Data Europe, Evan Unrue – Tech Data Europe

26
Nov
26
Nov

Master Class: Bringing Supply Chains to life with Digital Twins

26-November-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Nirvana for many clients might be a fully digitalised virtual twin of your supply chain, from end to end. But this is not easily achieved and why do it? This session explores how to begin, and what tools are available to achieve this goal.

Speakers: Kenton Turner – Tech Data Europe, Evan Unrue – Tech Data Europe

26
Nov
26
Nov

Master Class: Asset Management

26-November-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Where is my asset, and what is its status? We explore different types of assets and how from an Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) perspective, IoT and location technology, are becoming key elements in the management of assets. Helping you to keep your supply chain moving and running optimally.

Speakers: Kenton Turner – Tech Data Europe, Richard Donaldson – BPD Zenith

26
Nov
26
Nov

Master Class: Getting the Data

26-November-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Join Tech Data and Cisco to explore how clients today are getting real time data about their transportation assets. From rail to road, on and offshore, with use cases to support the conversation. Cisco and Intel technology is used for gathering and processing data at the edge.

Speakers: Kenton Turner – Tech Data Europe, Michael O’Malley – Cisco

Smart Spaces Academy

09
Dec
09
Dec

Introduction and Panel Discussion

9-December-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

In this industry panel we will discuss the current issues in Smart Spaces with professionals from the sector, who will provide a vision of how technology will transform our real estate environments. The panel will address the change in the use of solutions such as Facility Systems and Integrated Workplace Management Systems applied with IoT devices, Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence to achieve what the sector calls Smart Intelligent Buildings.

Speakers: Fernando Martin – Tech Data Europe, Carmen Castellano – CT Activa, Joan Aixa – Maverick, Toni Hodge – IOffice, Peter Smith – IA Connects

09
Dec
09
Dec

Master Class 1: Fundamentals, Business and Technology

9-December-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Find out what aspects must be considered when applying technology, such as IoT, Data Analytics, Lidar, etc. The management of a building will be explained. We will review the thematic areas from a job role perspective. Join the Tech Data Technical Centre of Excellence (TCoE) to find out how to find and win more business opportunities.

Speakers: Fernando Martin – Tech Data Europe

09
Dec
09
Dec

Master Class 2: Integrated Workplace Management System

9-December-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

We continue our journey with the evolution of these systems (IWMS) as they become the true ‘brain’ of the building thanks to the application of artificial intelligence. We will review the areas that they cover, as well as the technologies they apply, providing a holistic vision of the management of a property. From data acquisition to prediction, chatbots, etc.

Speakers: Fernando Martin – Tech Data Europe, Toni Hodge – IOffice

09
Dec
09
Dec

Master Class 3: Space Planning

9-December-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

One of the current problems that companies face is the optimisation of space. We need to make spaces more flexible and apply new social distancing measures to them.

In recent years, sensors and IoT devices have been deployed for people detection, as well as intelligent devices, that use using edge computing and Computer Vision. In this session we explain how to obtain performance metrics in real time, allowing a continuous improvement in planning the use of space.

Speakers: Fernando Martin – Tech Data Europe, Dec Horgan – iOffice

09
Dec
09
Dec

Master Class 4: Occupancy

9-December-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Spaces needs to be flexible and optimised for social distancing. Leveraging IoT devices, edge computing and Computer Vision enables real time performance metrics and continuous improvement in planning the use of space.

Speakers: Fernando Martin – Tech Data Europe, David Owens – EveryAngle

09
Dec
09
Dec

Master Class 5: Booking and Services

9-December-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

The reservation of spaces is one of the fundamental elements within the services that occupants can use, but it is not the only one. We will briefly review reservations, services and how the use of mobile applications has facilitated their consumption.

Speakers: Fernando Martin – Tech Data Europe, Dec Horgan – iOffice

09
Dec
09
Dec

Master Class 6: Occupant Experience

9-December-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

A safe return to work, minimising contact and maximising the provision of services is key for user experience. Leveraging IoT and mobile technologies and other systems will be vital.

Speakers: Fernando Martin – Tech Data Europe, Leon Roodt – Ergosense

09
Dec
09
Dec

Master Class 7: Operations and Maintenance

9-December-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

With a focus on data collection, we will review its utilization as an important factor in making predictions regarding maintenance and operations. The health of the asset as a basic concept for its life cycle.

Speakers: Fernando Martin – Tech Data Europe, Jonathan Nichols – BDP

09
Dec
09
Dec

Master Class 8: Effective Workplace Management Systems

9-December-20 - 11:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Using devices helps us to manage not only the energy efficiency of a building, but also other key aspects for the occupants. We will see how the use of connected technologies enables efficient management of the workplace.

Speakers: Fernando Martin – Tech Data Europe, John Howell – HPE, James Izzard – Tech Data UK

Computer Vision

18
Jun
18
Jun

Computer Vision Foundation

18-June-20 - 10:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Introduction to Computer Vision and how Machine Learning is being used for Computer Vision applications.

Speaker: Naqqash Abbassi – Tech Data Europe

25
Jun
25
Jun

Computer Vision for Manufacturing

25-June-20 - 10:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Introduction to Computer Vision and how Machine Learning is being used for Computer Vision applications specifically with the manufacturing industry.

Speakers: Naqqash Abbassi – Tech Data Europe, Fernando Martin – Tech Data Europe, Glenn Brouwer – BrainCreators, Maurice van der Aa – Advantech

30
Jun
30
Jun

Computer Vision and OpenVINO Virtual Roadshow

30-June-20 - 10:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Find out how you can use OpenVINO to develop vision  based applications for manufacturing.

Speaker: Naqqash Abbassi – Tech Data Europe

02
Jul
02
Jul

Computer Vision for Retail

2-July-20 - 10:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Introduction to Computer Vision and how Machine Learning is being used for Computer Vision applications specifically within the retail industry.

Speakers: Naqqash Abbassi – Tech Data Europe, Fernando Martin – Tech Data Europe, June Hsieh – Advantech

Manufacturing

24
Jun
24
Jun

Manufacturing Academy Master Class 1 Introduction Industry 4.0

24-June-20 - 10:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

This introductory session discusses the 4th industrial revolution, the digital transformation of factories. What are the challenges, what are the opportunities?

Speakers: Julian Junge – Tech Data Europe, Giovanni Besozzi – Tech Data Europe

26
Jun
26
Jun

Manufacturing Academy Master Class 2 Sensors, triggers and inputs

26-June-20 - 10:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

It all starts somewhere, the chances that Industry 4.0 start at sensor level is very high.

Speakers: Elliet Hall Jones – Tech Data Europe, Ben Price – Tech Data Europe, Paul Stansfield – IFM

29
Jun
29
Jun

Manufacturing Academy Master Class 3 Security

29-June-20 - 10:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Where there is data, there is the risk of breach and fraud. Protecting assets is of paramount to remain competitive.

Speaker: Maximilian Wieser – Tech Data Europe

01
Jul
01
Jul

Manufacturing Academy Master Class 4 Infrastructure

1-July-20 - 10:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

To be of value data needs connectivity, in manufacturing environments a reliable machine to machine connection is as important as the connection to external consumers.

Speakers: Evan Unrue – Tech Data Europe, Ben Price – Tech Data Europe, Michael O’Malley – Cisco

03
Jul
03
Jul

Manufacturing Academy Master Class 5 Fog & Edge + AI

3-July-20 - 10:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Split second decision, but also early selection and quality determination are key to a successful, efficient and economic data strategy. Fog and Edge Devices and the adjacent use cases are strategic assets going forward.

Speakers: Naqqash Abbassi – Tech Data Europe, Ben Price – Tech Data Europe, Adam Barbera – Tech Data Europe

06
Jul
06
Jul

Manufacturing Academy Master Class 6 IoT platform

6-July-20 - 10:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Without an efficient handling and management of Data assets and devices, insights will be lost. A properly working IoT Platform is key for a successful Industry 4.0 strategy.

Speakers: Abel Smit – Tech Data Europe, Emin Ogur – Tech Data Europe

08
Jul
08
Jul

Manufacturing Academy Master Class 7 Data Insights

8-July-20 - 10:00 AM (CET)
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Data Insights for the area of production and data insights for maintenance handled by modern data platforms for Next Gen Manufacturing environments.

Speakers: Fernando Martin – Tech Data Europe, Chris Garvey – Tech Data Europe, Julian Junge – Tech Data Europe

10
Jul
10
Jul

Manufacturing Academy Master Class 8 Automation and AI

10-July-20
Online Event - Sponsors: Intel

Speakers: Naqqash Abbassi – Tech Data Europe, Margie Gniech – Tech Data Europe