Laurent Ellerbach – My Internet of Things Journey – May 12th 2022

12th May 2022 on Zoom

What's it about?

This month we get a history of IoT from Laurent Ellerbach!

Laurent Ellerbach – My Internet of Things Journey:

Laurent Ellerbach will share his Internet of Things (IoT) Journey through concrete examples he has been implementing over years in his house and for his own usage.

This will cover a vast set of technologies from Arduino, .NET nanoFramework, .NET IoT, Home Assistant, Bot Framework, Azure IoT and other Azure services and a lot of homemade hardware and hacking!


Please note. Neither the speaker nor the Nottingham IoT Meetup are responsible for any damage to any components or hardware you may bring along.

Note also that the equipment at the event remains the property of the speaker(s), and is for demo purposes only. 

About Our Speaker:

Laurent Ellerbach:

Laurent Ellerbach is Principal Software Engineer Manager at Microsoft. He is working for 25 years in Microsoft and loves technologies especially anything related to Internet of Things (IoT). In his current role, he is helping customer in the manufacturing and automotive industry to transform to the Cloud by co-engineering with those customers on the latest Azure technologies.

Laurent is also a core contributor of .NET IoT ( and .NET nanoFramework (, part of the core team for both project, one managed by Microsoft, the other one fully community driven.

Laurent is a big fan of Lego, owning hundreds kilos of Lego and thousands of official Lego set. He is as well a Lego® Serious Play® facilitator. This methodology allows to solve complex problems in a fun way buy building with Lego bricks. He is using it internally at Microsoft in various workshops.

Laurent always mix his passions and work, so he is using has house as an environment to implement in production new technologies. And reuse this in his job.


Where will we be meeting:

This month we’ll be back on Zoom.

We’ll be kicking off at 18:30 for an open networking chat on Zoom, before kicking our talk off at 7PM.

You can join the Zoom Meeting by simply going to the following URL & following the Prompts;

Notts IoT – May 2022

We’ll be password protecting the meetup to help prevent “ZoomBombing”. We’ll be sending out an email to people that have RSVP’d around 5.30pm UK Time on the day, so make sure to check your emails!

Before that, do feel free to head over to & create yourself an account as well as downloading the client to your favourite machine!

We’ll also be streaming the Meetup on YouTube.


We’re proud to partner with Jetbrains, who are kindly offerring one lucky attendee a 1 year subscription to a JetBrains product of your choice, including Resharper, IntelliJ and PHPStorm.

Attend and tweet on the #NottsIoT hashtag to be in with a chance of winning!