The journey of The Things Network to fulfil the promise of LoRaWAN

  • 08:45 – 09:15

Johan will talk about his experiences of developing The Things Network as a scalable, multi-region deployment. He’ll share his vision on the future of LoRaWAN, and provide details on setting-up your own dedicated LoRaWAN network with peering capabilities for reliable, secure and large-scale IoT rollouts.

Choose your LoRaWAN Deployment Strategy: Cloud, on-premises or on-site

  • 16:10 – 17:10 // Track A
In-depth interactive session on LoRaWAN Network Server deployments and Peering. Johan will discuss several Strategies with examples to indicate what deployment works best for what scenario. Learn when to use what LoRaWAN Network Server Deployment:
  • Public The Things Network
  • Private cloud
  • Private on-premises
  • Private on-site

What will you take away from this workshop?

Learn what deployment strategy to apply when, considering: security, quality of service, FUOTA, scalability.

Are there any special skills required to participate?

This is an in-depth, interactive session on LoRaWAN Network Server deployments. Knowledge of LoRaWAN is required.

Johan Stokking

Co-founder and Tech Lead, The Things Network & CTO, The Things Industries

Johan Stokking is tech lead of The Things Network and CTO of The Things Industries. Johan started The Things Network in the summer of 2015, together with Wienke Giezeman. Within three years, the open network spread to 90 countries, covering over 700 cities globally.

Apart from his work on The Things Network and The Things Industries, Johan is a member of the LoRa Alliance technical committee and works on the specifications of LoRaWAN peering and Firmware Updates Over The Air.

The Things Network is an open, decentralized LoRaWAN network, run by its users. Within the 3 years of its existence, The Things Network grew out to a global network consisting of 5000 gateways used in 700 cities around the world.

The Things Industries is a LoRaWAN service provider which offers private network servers and advanced features for large-scale sensor deployments.