SensorUp founder and CEO, Dr. Steve Liang, is invited to present at the Big Data, IoT & Machine Learning Canada Summit on Feb 13 and 14 2017. Dr. Liang has been a thought-leader and evangelist of open standards for the Internet of Things and Smart Cities. In the talk, Dr. Liang will advocate that we need to build the Internet of Things with open standards, just like the way how the World-Wide Web was built. Dr. Liang will discuss the the benefits of IoT open standards, such as the OGC SensorThings API, and how can companies use open IoT standards to be their competitive advantages. Successful stories around the world will be presented in this talk as well.