The era of the Internet of Things (IoT) has arrived – a time when openness and connectivity are vital to realising operational efficiencies in commercial buildings.

The Niagara Forum 2023 will be the place to learn what truly open systems can achieve and how to make the most of the opportunities offered by the IoT. The Niagara Framework has the power to connect diverse devices and systems in ways that have never been imagined before. Whether you are designing for an office, hospital or data centre this truly open platform empowers users to achieve more than they thought possible.

The Niagara Forum brings together the Niagara Community to learn more about the Niagara Framework, exchange ideas, and make connections with other industry leaders. It provides an opportunity to gain insight into emerging trends and technologies.

Who should attend?

Building Owners      System Integrators      Manufacturers
Engineers Facility Managers Environmental Executives
Developers Consultants Industry Professionals



10:00 - 18:00 | Trade Show Setup, Park Plaza Westminster


12:00 - 14:00 | Developer Registration, Ballroom Foyer


12:30 - 13:00 | Lunch for Developer Partners



Tridium's lead software developers and architects will be sharing their expertise and knowledge with experts from the Niagara Developer Community. Hear about how to code with new techniques, tips and tricks, as well as master classes on how to extend features in the Niagara Framework.


13:05 - 13:30 | nDriver with 3rd Party Library

  • PRESENTER: Nick Dodd, Tridium

13:30 - 13:45 | New Lexicon Tool

  • PRESENTER: Ajay Matthew, Tridium

13:45 - 14:15 | Platform and Station Debugging

  • PRESENTER: Mike James, Tridium

14:15 - 14:45 | Intro to Niagara JS

  • PRESENTER: JJ Frankovich, Tridium

14:45 - 15:15 | Tea for Developer Partners
15:15 - 15:45 | Bajaui/Bajaux widgets

  • PRESENTER: Andy Sutton, Tridium

15:45 - 16:15 | Niagara Data Service API/NCS APIs

  • PRESENTER: Craig Gemmill, Tridium

16:15 - 16:45 | Unit Testing Tutorial

  • PRESENTER: Eric Anderson, Tridium

16:45 - 17:00 | Community Developer Presentation

17:00 - 17:30 | Ask the Experts Q&A Panel

  • PRESENTER: Tridium Team

16:00 - 20:00 | Registration
19:00 - 20:30 | Welcome Drinks Reception and Exhibition, Plaza Suite



7:30 - 9:00 | Registration, Coffee Break and Exhibition



The world of integrated building controls continues to evolve rapidly, and Tridium is still at the cutting edge of market innovations as well as continued product enhancements and new product introductions. Hear from Tridium senior leadership as they set the scene for the Forum with industry insights, new product reveals and more.

09:00 to 9:20 | Welcome to the Niagara Forum London

  • PRESENTER: Paul Rogers, Tridium

9:20 - 9:40 | Tridium Vision and Direction - laying the foundations and building the future

  • PRESENTER: Victor Abelairas, Tridium

09:40 - 10:10 | Tridium EMEA 2023

  • PRESENTER: Paul Rogers, Tridium

10:10 - 10:30 | Exhibition Overview

  • PRESENTER: Paul Warnes, Tridium

10:30 - 11:00 | Coffee Break and Exhibition
11:00 - 12:00 | Niagara Product Vision

  • PRESENTER: Stephen Holicky, Tridium

12:00 to 14:00 | Exhibition, Networking and Lunch 



14:00 - 14:45 | Niagara Value Propositions

  • PRESENTER: Frank Blumensatt, Tridium
  • DESCRIPTION: Niagara is an extremely capable product with a broad range of applications and deployment options. This talk will review the new Niagara features and their value to end-users and systems integrators. 

14:45 - 15:30 | Sustainability in Practice

  • PRESENTER: Howard Gray, CGI
  • DESCRIPTION: With all governments striving to tackle the climate crisis, increasing ESG demands from stakeholders and the continued development of legislative requirements, then the language of sustainability is something all organisations need to come to terms with.  Whilst technology has a significant role to play in driving sustainable outcomes then our global demand for data and digital innovation also presents its own challenges. Join Howard from CGI’s Sustainability Advisory Practice who will help navigate some of the jargon and share insight on his team’s work supporting clients to deliver their net zero ambition.



  • PRESENTER: Tridium Team
  • DESCRIPTION: Join Technical Team and Product Managers to hear details on new Tridium products.

15:00 - 15:30 | Tagging Made Easy - Why it is the Future

  • PRESENTER: Kevin Mamajek, Tridium
  • DESCRIPTION: Hear from Kevin Mamajek how you can use simple actions to add valuable metadata to Niagara applications. Learn about the power of rules that help the of automated assignment of tagging and the latest support for Haystack 4.


14:00 - 14:45 | NIAGARA - WHAT IS NIAGARA?

  • PRESENTER: Paul Fahy, Tridium
  • DESCRIPTION: If you are new to Niagara, come and learn about what solutions it provides from product line-up, architecture, integration options and reasons why you should specify Niagara in your projects.

14:45 - 15:30 | Niagara 101 - Niagara in Practice

  • PRESENTER: Radu Petrescu, Innon
  • DESCRIPTION: If you are a Building Automation or IoT engineer, see how Niagara can help you achieve your full creative potential and how it unlocks previously impossible solutions. If you are a specifier, come and witness the vast solution possibilities enabled by Niagara and challenge the limits of your imagination. If you are an end-user, come and take a fresh perspective on how to appraise a technical solution before deciding which way to go on your next Building Automation and IoT project.

15:30 - 16:00 | Tea and Exhibition 



16:00 - 16:45 | Professional Services & Marketplace

  • PRESENTER: David Graf, Stephen Holicky, Pavlo Pazelskyi, Tridium
  • DESCRIPTION: Learn about the new Niagara Marketplace which provides an ecommerce store for community created drivers, tools and enhancements. Also hear about the newly enhanced Professional Services team and their ability to build bespoke drivers, consulting services and much more. 

16:45 - 17:30 | Portability & Containerisation

  • PRESENTER: Jacqueline Walpole, Tridium
  • DESCRIPTION: Niagara is now available on a growing range of community hardware, each with its own unique value. Jacqueline Walpole from Tridium gives an overview of what portability and containerisation is and showcase the products available today.


16:00 - 17:30 | Niagara Data and the Cloud: A Choice of Capabilities

  • PRESENTER: Nick Dodd, Tony Hardwick, Sarah Johnson, Curtis McKerlie, Kevin Mamajek, Jason Woollard, Tridium
  • DESCRIPTION: Join experts from the Tridium Team in a showcase of capabilites now available for the Cloud. The Team will explain how to configure Niagara HTTP Driver and JSON Toolkit to integrate data from API sources; as well as publishing data to an expanded range of Cloud Services and MQTT brokers. Archiving options for both On-Prem and Cloud will be compared, introducing the new Niagara Cloud Data Services. The final part of this techical deep dive will show how third party applications can consume rich, semantic systemwide data using the new Cloud hosted NDS API.



  • PRESENTER: Tony Leca, Ethnics Consulting
  • DESCRIPTION: Come and listen to Tony Leca about his  experiences of specifying Niagara in luxury hotels and high rise apartments across Africa, Europe and the Middle east.

16:45 - 17:30 | NIAGARA IN ACTION

  • PRESENTER: Fiona Sawkill, British Land & Karen Warner, Arup
  • DESCRIPTION: Come and hear how Niagara is adding value in premium commercial real estate. The teams from ARUP and British Land explain how this was achieved at 100 Liverpool Street, a Skanska / British Land project in Central London,  supported by One Sight solutions (MSI).

18:30 - 22:30 | Drinks Reception and Gala Dinner, Westminster Ballroom


7:30 - 9:00 | Registration, Coffee Break and Exhibition


09:00 - 9:10 | INTRODUCTION

  • PRESENTER: Paul Rogers, Tridium

9:10 - 9:30 | Future trends and drivers in Building Automation & Control Systems (BACS)

  • PRESENTER: Jeremy Towler, BSRIA

09:30 - 10:30 | KEYNOTE

10:30 - 11:00 | Coffee Break and Exhibition



11:00 - 11:45 | Marketing 101

  • PRESENTER: Neil Salt, Evolvr
  • DESCRIPTION: In today's digital age, social media, artificial intelligence, and digital marketing are transforming the way companies present themselves. This marketing 101 session is led by Neil Salt, founder of Evolvr, who will share tips and tricks on revenue marketing, performance tracking, and how to stand out online.

11:45 - 12:30 | Industry Trends from Industry Leaders

  • DESCRIPTION: A panel discussion with industry leaders to discuss the market trends and new technology adoption that is shaping the smart buildings sector. These industry leaders will share their experience of real world projects and specifications and the driving force behind them. 


11:00 - 11:45 | Building Niagara Applications - More Tools More Productivity

  • PRESENTER: Chris Riccobono, Tridium
  • DESCRIPTION: Productivity is the key to setting up and also maintaining Niagara whether for small or large and complex systems. See Chris Riccobono using powerful new tools for managing system data as well as wiresheet logic, leveraging the power of tagged data and implement at scale. Niagara 4 has come a long way from AX techniques and there are many tips and techniques up for grabs.

11:45 - 12:30 | Niagara at Scale - Best Practice for Enterprise Systems

  • PRESENTER: Tony Hardwick, Curtis McKerlie, Tridium
  • DESCRIPTION: Hear from experts Tony Hardwick and Curtis McKerlie to learn key techniques that help scale Niagara. This session will show how the new multi-tiered support for system database enables flexibility and ease for building larger systems.


11:00 - 12:30 | PRODUCT SHOWCASE

  • DESCRIPTION: The Niagara Community rightfully prides itself on designing and developing some remarkably innovative and cutting-edge products and applications based on the Niagara Framework. Join some of our leading Niagara Community partners in a fast-paced session as they present and demonstrate the value proposition and benefits of a wide range of Niagara-based products.

12:30 - 13:45 | Exhibition, Networking and Lunch



14:00 - 15:30 | NIAGARA TODAY

  • DESCRIPTION: This session will showcase some of the most innovative and ground-breaking applications of Niagara in the real world. Hear from our partners and end-users how Niagara is being deployed, using case studies that show how we deliver real value and benefit across a diverse range of systems, as well as how the use of analytics can deliver massive savings. We’ll also be learning about how the green agenda, carbon net zero and sustainability are driving customer decision-making, and how Niagara can be a part of the solution to the problems of energy transition and demand response.


13:45 - 14:30 | Optimising and Troubleshooting Niagara Applications - Become a Niagara Rock Star!

  • PRESENTER: James Johnson, Jason Woollard, Tridium
  • DESCRIPTION: Learn from James Johnson and Jason Woollard how to optimise Niagara applications, leveraging new features and best practices. The session will focus on solving common issues, exploring each scenario and the tools used to decipher the cause.

15:20 - 15:30 | Closing Address and Wrap-up
15:30 - 16:00 | Tea and Exhibition
16:00 | Event closes

Conference Dress Code: Business Casual 

Agenda subject to change

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