Agenda

Wednesday, November 02
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room:   Keynote Theater
  • Wednesday, November 02, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Tracks: 
Notorious hacker, innovator and futurist Pablos Holman straddles the two disparate worlds of breaking and building new technologies. With deep insights into the mindsets and motivations of both breakers and builders, Pablos believes that concerns about getting hacked are crippling progress and stifling innovation today. He will share his vision...
Speaker
Pablos Holman

Inventor
Intellectual Ventures Lab
Keynote

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Wednesday, November 02
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Sponsored by:   Avnet
  • Room:   Keynote Theater
  • Wednesday, November 02, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
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The Internet of Things is challenging traditional business models across every industry. High-value horticulture is a “green field” for IoT and its monetization. Vast and geographically-distributed resources can be managed and optimized from a central location using an array of sensors, environmental monitoring, remote analytics and visualization. Cary Eskow, VP...
Speaker
Cary Eskow

Vice President
Avnet
Keynote

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Wednesday, November 02
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room:   Breakout Theater 1
  • Wednesday, November 02, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Tracks: 
Like the California Gold Rush, there is a lot of hype around Big Data.  But while  many prospectors did go bust, others actually found gold, but it took more than just dipping a pan in the river.  Navistar is mining real gold from Big Data, for both the company and...
Speaker
Andrew Minteer

Director, IoT Analytics and Machine Learning
Navistar
Speaker

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 3
  • Wednesday, November 02, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Tracks: 
Connected devices offer tremendous benefits. But connectivity can create cyber-vulnerabilities that threaten physical, financial, and even broader national security harm.  Who – apart from hackers – is looking to exploit vulnerabilities in the Internet of Things?  Lawyers, of course.  There already have been numerous lawsuits arising out of cyber-vulnerabilities –...
Speaker
Mr.  Creighton Magid

Partner-in-Charge, Washington
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Speaker

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 2
  • Wednesday, November 02, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Tracks: 
Everything looks ready to go. The embedded code is tested, the app is working and the hardware is humming along. But when the team puts all the parts together, something is wrong. Does this sound familiar? Gianfranco Bonanome, the Senior Director of Business Development (and seasoned Systems EE) of Intelligent...
Speaker
Gianfranco Bonanome

Senior Director of Business Development
Intelligent Product Solutions (IPS)
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 02
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room:   Innovators Theater
  • Wednesday, November 02, 10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
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Getting IoT off the ground will be a multi-year initiative for most organizations. Defining an IoT strategy, creating an initial plan and – critically – finding top IT talent for execution are all challenges organizations will need to navigate.
Speakers
Jason Hayman

Market Research Manager
TEK Systems
Panelist

Dan Miklovic

Principal Analyst
LNS Research
Panelist

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Sponsored by:   Avnet
As developers begin to concentrate more and more on software IP and less on hardware development, they need a faster path to market that helps with both. Visible Things™ platforms and Avnet’s design support environment do just that. If you have an idea that could be the next big thing,...
Speaker
Michael Lamp

Director, Technical Marketing
Avnet
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 02
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

TBA
Speakers
Sandy Carter

CEO and Founder
Silicon-Blitz
Panelist

Michelle Curtis

Sr Manager, IoT Strategy, AIS Division
Cisco Solutions Group, Tech Data Corp
Panelist

Zach Damato

COO
NIWA
Panelist

Mike Goodenough

Digital Transformation Officer
Whoa.com
Panelist

Tina Gravel

SVP Global Channels and Strategic Alliances
Cryptzone
Panelist

Tamara McCleary

Founder, CEO & Brand Ambassador
Thulium.co
Moderator

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With the myriad of decisions and trade-offs in hardware, software, and networking technology, developing an IoT solution is enough to thrust many in the tech community out of their comfort zone.  IoT Developer Kits provide an extraordinarily helpful assist, by giving techies real, hands-on experience, plus access to all the tools...
Speakers
Brian Buntz

Content Director
IoT Institute
Moderator

Eric Senn

VP Worldwide Sales
Electric Imp Inc
Panelist

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Wednesday, November 02
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room:   Breakout Theater 2
  • Wednesday, November 02, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
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IoT systems do not need to be complicated or heavily secured to be highly useful.  The Vinduino project started out of necessity when looking for ways to better manage irrigation in my Temecula vineyard. This talk will give attendees a look under the hood of my system, which uses low-cost,...
Speaker
Reinier Van Der Lee

Owner
Van Der Lee Vinyard
Speaker

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 1
  • Wednesday, November 02, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
IDC, Gartner, McKinsey and other industry analysts have projected that as many as 50 billion ‘things’ will be connected to the IoT by 2020 with over $300 billion in IoT sales and an impact on GDP in the trillions of dollars.These opportunities will clearly benefit the IoT device, software and...
Speaker
Chris Kocher

Managing Director
Grey Heron Venture Consulting
Speaker

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Buildings are where people live, work, eat, shop, learn and heal. However rapid urban growth (approximately 2/3rd of world’s population will be urban by 2050 according to United Nations) is putting increasing strains on buildings and corresponding infrastructure across the globe. At the same time an ageing population, pollution and...
Speaker
Aniruddha Deodhar

Principal
IoT Solutions, ARM Inc
Speaker

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 3
  • Wednesday, November 02, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
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The Internet of Things is creating a supremely inter-connected world not just between things, but also between humans and things.  Examine the vulnerabilities these new technologies and connections create.  Can a smart electric meter lead to a hack of your personal bank account?  Can a connected heart monitor bring down...
Speaker
Professor  Bill Butler

Chair, Cyber & Information Security and Director, Critical Infrastructures & Cyber Protection Ctr
Capitol Technology University
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 02
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Sponsored by:   CFE Media
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) -- as a means to secure connectivity and contextualized intelligence – adds value in the worlds of process automation, enterprise-assets management and industrial-IT-based business operations.  In a plant environment, IIoT efforts might start with pervasive use of sensors and wireless to allow monitoring of things...
Speakers
Will Healy

Strategic Marketing Manager
Balluff Inc
Panelist

Rob McGreevy

Vice President of Operations, Information and Asset Management
Schneider Electric
Panelist

Kevin Parker

Contributing Editor
CFE Media
Moderator

Vijendran Sundararajan

Sr Director, Industry Value Engineering
SAP America
Panelist

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  • Room:   Innovators Theater
  • Wednesday, November 02, 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
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This panel discussion will explore the findings of a groundbreaking global study on the Industrial IoT. Entitled "The Impact of Connectedness on Competitiveness," the study was undertaken by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, Penton’s IoT Institute, and the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, to provides insights into the state...
Speakers
Nahel Gandhi

Global IT Director for IoT
CNH Industrial
Panelist

Terri Lewis

Digital & Technology Director, Energy & Transportation
Caterpillar, Inc.
Panelist

Andrew Minteer

Director, IoT Analytics and Machine Learning
Navistar
Panelist

Dave Murray

EVP, Director of Thought Leadership
BPI Network
Moderator

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Wednesday, November 02
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room:   Keynote Theater
  • Wednesday, November 02, 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
We are looking to a future where there will not just be smarter factory but smarter manufacturing. With machines generating lots and lots of data, Industry 4.0 is on its way and there is a need to develop Intelligence that understands the generated data and can react to it. With...
Speaker
Vibhu Bhutani

Chief Strategy Officer
Softweb Solutions
Speaker

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 3
  • Wednesday, November 02, 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
During the last decade, tools and techniques have emerged allowing for the verification and validation of cybersecurity controls and claims attributed to network-connected systems. While such tools and techniques often proved effective, there remained a notable lack of consistent metrics and testable requirements by which all stakeholders could gauge security...
Speakers
Mike Ahmadi

Global Director of Critical Systems Security
Synopsys Software Integrity Group
Speaker

Laura Elan

Global Service Leader – Medical Regulatory Advisory and eHealth
UL
Speaker

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 1
  • Wednesday, November 02, 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
The Industrial Internet has the potential to bring transformational changes to industries, established and emerging alike. But for many organizations, coping with legacy industrial systems in an IIoT implementation is particularly problematic. In this session we report on the progress of our IIC Industrial Internet Consortium) testbed initiative, which seeks...
Speaker
Shi-Wan Lin

CEO & Co Founder
Thingswise LLC
Speaker

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 2
  • Wednesday, November 02, 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
IoT involves much more than sensors, connectivity and platforms, it involves becoming a digital business. From identifying the use cases and concepts you are solving for, to creating the right process for enabling closer collaboration between your hardware and software teams, we’ll explore a new way of thinking about executing...
Speaker
Lewis Lancaster

Director of IoT
Solstice
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 02
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room:   Innovators Theater
  • Wednesday, November 02, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Tracks: 
A panel of experts will share advice on staying competitive in the evolving marketplace. They will discuss how IoT and AI technology are transforming the recruiting process and also offer recommendations on the type of talent to look for when hiring.
Speakers
Tripp Braden

Managing Partner
Strategic Performance Partners
Panelist

Bill McCabe


SoftNet Search Partners LLC
Panelist

Mike Nager

Solution Center Business Development
Festo Didactic Solution Center
Panelist

Michael Sim


Moderator

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Trane will educate attendees about how to strategically leverage the Internet of Things to transform data into revenue. The amount of data the Internet of Things produces can be daunting for companies. Gates will teach attendees to develop a process to identify what data should be collected and how and...
Speaker
Matt Gates

Director of Intelligent Services Offers
Trane
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 02
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Room:   Innovators Theater
  • Wednesday, November 02, 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
TBA
Speakers
Nahel Gandhi

Global IT Director for IoT
CNH Industrial
Speaker

Jeremy Williams

Collaboration Practice Lead
Rightpoint
Panelist

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Sponsored by:   Avnet
Explore the benefits of utilizing a small low cost cellular device for connecting remote embedded devices and sensors to the internet. In this course you will gain firsthand knowledge around how to get started with Avnet’s AT&T Cellular IoT Starter Kit. The kit is a fully integrated development platform which...
Speaker
Fred Kellerman

Sr Technical Marketing Engineer
Avnet
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 02
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Room:   Innovators Theater
  • Wednesday, November 02, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Tracks: 
TBA
Speakers
TC Doyle

Editorial Director, Channel Brands
Penton Technology
Moderator

Poonam Gupta

President
Iyka Enterprise
Panelist

Jeremy Williams

Collaboration Practice Lead
Rightpoint
Panelist

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Sponsored by:   SAP
Speakers
Salavatore Castro

Director LoB Manufacturing
SAP
Panelist

Rick Smith

Co-Founder
Fast Radius
Panelist

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Wednesday, November 02
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room:   Breakout Theater 3
  • Wednesday, November 02, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
Congratulations! You’ve taken the first steps to get that great IoT idea of yours into production. You’ve even hired a team of engineers to build out your dream. But in the rush to market, security (and software security in particular) cannot be an afterthought with IoT. Unlike a server crash...
Speaker
Robert Vamosi

Security Strategist, Software Integrity Group
Synopsys
Speaker

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 2
  • Wednesday, November 02, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
One of the biggest challenges with IoT implementations is that people don’t know what they don’t know. Do the answers lie in the science, the technology, the engineering, or the math?  In addition to those critical elements, effective IoT strategies are an art. The art of harmonizing information across disparate...
Speaker
Marcia Walker

Principal Consultant, Manufacturing
SAS
Speaker

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 1
  • Wednesday, November 02, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
The Industrial IoT is a new, disruptive technology.  As such, there are many obstacles to its successful deployment. One way to think about this situation is to examine IoT’s natural enemies and explore how these enemies interact with the IoT technology and the implementation team. Organizations are reluctant to transform...
Speaker
Mark Lochmann

Senior Consultant
Qittitut Consulting
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 02
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Our panelists have combined backgrounds with work in commercial private sector, State and City Public Sector, non-profits, and startups. The women on this IoT and Smart City panel will share examples of challenges they were called to address, the technologies they used to meet the need, what happened when they...
Speakers
Alicia Asin

CEO, Co-Founder
Libelium
Panelist

Ayelet Baron

Author
AyeletBaron.com
Panelist

Linda Drabik

Founder
IoT NY Meetup, Marencik Group
Panelist

Stephanie Hayden

CEO & Vision Architect
Vision Architecture Inc
Moderator

Kristy LaFollette

Favorite Medium
IoT, Ai and Mobile Agency
Panelist

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Sponsored by:   Jones Lang LaSalle
The Internet of Things (IoT) holds promise for commercial buildings through more efficient operations of every building system and optimized space use.   Both deliver significant cost savings, reduced energy consumption and a lower carbon footprint. However, these are only a small fraction of the benefits of the persuasive data about building...
Speaker
Robert Best

Executive Vice President, Product Lead - Energy and Sustainability Services, Americas
JLL
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 02
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Room:   Breakout Theater 2
  • Wednesday, November 02, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
The toys-to-life craze has been aggressively pursued by publishers as a key way to make video-games for young players profitable. Value comes from the combination of on-screen gaming and carpet play with toys themselves. As portable technologies evolve, ad-hoc hardware and accessories that provide better mobile experiences have become a...
Speaker
Matias Rodriguez

VP of Technology - Gaming, Wearables & IoT
Globant
Speaker

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 3
  • Wednesday, November 02, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
Understanding the security of devices very early in product development can minimize delays for product launch. In this session, I will report on the work of the Industrial Internet Consortium’s (IIC) Security Claims Evaluation Testbed Initiative, which aims to enable manufacturers to improve the security posture of their products prior...

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 1
  • Wednesday, November 02, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
Any company embarking on an IoT implementation journey can produce fundamental transformational change to their business in a variety of beneficial ways. In order to gain these benefits, OT and IT resources must work together like they never have before. Typical IT support models won’t get it done... IT needs...
Speaker
Steven Meyer

Sr Principal Engineer
Intel Corp
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 02
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Sponsored by:   Autodesk
In this session we’ll hear from industry experts about how IoT can transform business. These real case studies contain tips and tricks on how companies have navigated the complexity of IoT to create a competitive advantage within their respective fields. Moderator: Lona Dallessandro, IoT Business Development Lead, Autodesk   Panelists: Bryan Kester, Global Head...
Speakers
Lona Dallessandro

Business Development Lead
IoT Autodesk
Moderator

Patrick Hughes

Industrial IoT Strategy
Verizon Wireless
Panelist

Bryan Kester

Global Head of IoT
Autodesk
Panelist

Bob Lagoni

Regional Director, Central Sales
Electric Imp Inc
Panelist

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Sponsored by:   LNS
  • Room:   Innovators Theater
  • Wednesday, November 02, 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Tracks: 
LNS Research has surveyed several thousand companies on their initiatives related to Smart Manufacturing and Digital Transformation.  Looking beyond the hype, LNS shares insights about what drives companies to adopt IoT technology, when they intend to invest, and what they expect to gain from their IoT investments. Some say manufacturers...
Speaker
Dan Miklovic

Principal Analyst
LNS Research
Speaker

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Wednesday, November 02
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM

  • Room:   Innovators Theater
  • Wednesday, November 02, 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM
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We gather some of the most influential IoT leaders to discuss the most promising current applications of the Internet of Things, best practices, and common pitfalls for implementing the technology. The event will be followed by a reception, where you will have the opportunity to network with the panelists.
Speakers
Alicia Asin

CEO, Co-Founder
Libelium
Panelist

Tripp Braden

Managing Partner
Strategic Performance Partners
Panelist

Timothy Chou

Chairman
Alchemist Accelerator
Panelist

Don DeLoach

CEO and President
Infobright
Panelist

Bill McCabe


SoftNet Search Partners LLC
Panelist

Tamara McCleary

Founder, CEO & Brand Ambassador
Thulium.co
Moderator

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Thursday, November 03
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Room:   Keynote Theater
  • Thursday, November 03, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
  • Tracks: 
It is widely recognized that global growth opportunities for the next several decades will be in Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa. Africa is expected to account for more than half of the world’s population growth between 2015 and 2050. The population of Nigeria is projected to surpass that of...
Speaker
Timothy Chou

Chairman
Alchemist Accelerator
Keynote

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Thursday, November 03
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

  • Room:   Keynote Theater
  • Thursday, November 03, 9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
  • Tracks: 
In this inspiring, 30 minute keynote, Tamara McCleary will speak on the power and possibility of industry in assembling the various pieces together of IoT in relation to the interrelated nature of Big Data, Security, Energy and Utilities, Smart Buildings, and Industrial Manufacturing.
Speaker
Tamara McCleary

Founder, CEO & Brand Ambassador
Thulium.co
Keynote

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Thursday, November 03
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

  • Room:   Innovators Theater
  • Thursday, November 03, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Tracks: 
TBA
Speakers
Ayelet Baron

Author
AyeletBaron.com
Panelist

Timothy Chou

Chairman
Alchemist Accelerator
Panelist

TC Doyle

Editorial Director, Channel Brands
Penton Technology
Moderator

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Since 2008, ComEd has paid out over $330 million in energy efficiency incentives to commercial and industrial customers, generating over $240 million per year in annual savings for businesses of all sizes.  The rapid growth of technologies that collect and analyze building performance data is enabling ComEd to help its...
Speakers
Consolato Gattuso

Vice President of Technical Operations
Zeller Realty Group
Panelist

Todd Thornburg

Energy Efficient Portfolio Manager
ComEd
Moderator

Rick Tonielli

Senior Program Manager
ComED
Panelist

John Villani

Vice President
Grumman/Batkus Associates
Panelist

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 1
  • Thursday, November 03, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Tracks: 
IIoT at the factory level promises significant increases in efficiency. But getting to a successful IIoT implementation requires knowledge, structure and resolve. Tangible value must be proven through business cases built on the savings and revenues created. Infrastructure—new radio spectrum networks will be critical, along with better IoT standards and...
Speaker
Chris Lebeau

Global IT Director/Information Technology and Services
Advanced Technology Services, Inc.
Speaker

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 2
  • Thursday, November 03, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Tracks: 
Examine the intersection of the IoT and SCADA systems as they relate to the security of our power grid.
Speakers
Curtis Levinson

United States Cyber Defense Advisor to NATO
NATO
Speaker

Jennifer Smith Esq, CIPP

Shareholder
Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, PA
Speaker

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Thursday, November 03
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Sponsored by:   Avnet
Trusted Platform Modules provide a cost-effective method of implementing a Measured Boot to ensure only verified software is loaded to a system. The Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC enables a root of trust using Secure Boot from the internal ROM, and RSA SHA-1 is used to authenticate partitions as they are...
Speakers
Tom Curran

St Technical Marketing Engineer
Avnet
Panelist

Dan Isaacs

Director, Connected Systems and IIoT Ecosystem Strategy
Xilinx, Inc.
Panelist

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Thursday, November 03
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Room:   Innovators Theater
  • Thursday, November 03, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Tracks: 
TBA
Speaker
Kelly Workman

VP and Metro Market Manager
Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group
Speaker

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Sponsored by:   SAP
Speakers
Katie Aulenta


Seeit Solutions
Panelist

Ken Owens

Manufacturing Systems Manager
PepsiCo (Retired)
Panelist

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Thursday, November 03
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Room:   Breakout Theater 1
  • Thursday, November 03, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
MPI, an industrial equipment supplier, recently moved from an outdated text-driven system and brought three facilities live on a cloud-MES solution, automating virtually every aspect of operations. Using web services to create a complete Made-to-Order front-end, the solution has transformed operations, allowing MPI to match available inventory against user requirements....
Speaker
Robert Bierwagen

Vice President and Chief Information Officer
MPI Corporation
Speaker

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 2
  • Thursday, November 03, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
You’ve got your development board, your applications are running, your backend is operational and you’re pulling data into the cloud. But are your endpoints properly developed and positioned to reliably gather that data and communicate it? How are you going to ensure your connected devices don’t suddenly become unconnected? Similar...
Speaker
Richard Catizone

CTO
The Morey Corporation
Speaker

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A core challenge when it comes to Smart Buildings and the Internet of Things is the diversity and complexity of issues, technologies, and strategies that must be addressed in the decision-making process, as well as the need for multiple stakeholders to work closely together. In this session, we’ll present the...
Speaker
Sheldon Oppermann

Executive Vice President
Compass Properties, LLC
Speaker

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Thursday, November 03
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

  • Room:   Keynote Theater
  • Thursday, November 03, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Tracks: 
The future is about innovation - of product, customer experience, business model and beyond.  Entrepreneurs and Intrapreneurs are the life blood of the movement. Funding dollars to internet of things startups jumped 31% compared to Q4'15 !  With female founders driving the fastest growing segment of entrepreneurship and IoT one...
Speaker
Sandy Carter

CEO and Founder
Silicon-Blitz
Keynote

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Thursday, November 03
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

  • Room:   Breakout Theater 1
  • Thursday, November 03, 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
Caterpillar is one of the leading innovators in the technology space. This session present five key trends and lessons Caterpillar has learned through its journey in the IoT:  Commercialization, data management, organization and culture, new technologies, & the killer app.
Speaker
Terri Lewis

Digital & Technology Director, Energy & Transportation
Caterpillar, Inc.
Speaker

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 2
  • Thursday, November 03, 12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
Many firms study and implement certain tenets of Design Thinking into their product development practices.  Few have put the entire approach into action.  In the past two years, Pitney Bowes has created a Design System that encompasses all four pillars essential to the comprehensive approach to Design Thinking. Those pillars...
Speaker
Ruth Frank PhD

Senior Director of Global User Experience
Pitney Bowes
Speaker

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My tutorial will educate city managers on proven solutions that overcome budget challenges to implement smart, energy efficient, sustainable technologies in cities. The presentation will highlight the best energy-saving and efficiency-improving technologies available for cities, including high-efficiency lighting, building automation, advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and smart energy management systems. I...
Speaker
Bill Maurer

Senior Vice President
ABM Building and Energy Solutions
Speaker

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Thursday, November 03
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Sponsored by:   MESA
  • Room:   Innovators Theater
  • Thursday, November 03, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Tracks: 
Join MESA and Penton’s IoT Institute in this fun, interactive session intended for attendees to expand their knowledge of the Internet of Things and see how they stack up against their peers in what they know. (And quick possibly learn some new things you didn’t know!) In a rapid 30-minute...
Speakers
Will Wise

Managing Director
IoT Institute
Moderator

Mike Yost

President
MESA International
Panelist

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Thursday, November 03
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

TBA
Speakers
Michelle Curtis

Sr Manager, IoT Strategy, AIS Division
Cisco Solutions Group, Tech Data Corp
Panelist

Zach Damato

COO
NIWA
Panelist

Mike Goodenough

Digital Transformation Officer
Whoa.com
Panelist

Barbara Goworowski

Senior Vice President - Sales and Marketing
Access Media Holdings
Panelist

Tina Gravel

SVP Global Channels and Strategic Alliances
Cryptzone
Panelist

Rokeya Jones

National Partner, Hi-Tech Solutions Sales
Verizon Wireless
Panelist

Tamara McCleary

Founder, CEO & Brand Ambassador
Thulium.co
Moderator

Jo Peterson

VP of Cloud Services
Clarify360
Panelist

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Thursday, November 03
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Sponsored by:   RF Digital
I worked with hundreds of engineering and marketing people for over five years to turn Bluetooth® technology into "an overnight" success. There were many great ideas, (sometimes perhaps too many great ideas) but it wasn't a straight line from start to finish.  Many wrong turns were taken on the road...
Speaker
Michael Foley

Chairman
Simblee Alliance
Speaker

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TBA
Speakers
Ayelet Baron

Author
AyeletBaron.com
Speaker

Stephanie Hayden

CEO & Vision Architect
Vision Architecture Inc
Moderator

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Thursday, November 03
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

  • Room:   Breakout Theater 1
  • Thursday, November 03, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
New advances in multi-sensory inputs allow vending systems to collect more and more information about customers, Machine Performance and environmental factors. This allows for metadata combinations to enhance machines capabilities, customer demand data thus driving enhanced machine performance. Imagine a vending machine for soft serve ice cream that can sense...
Speaker
Richard Koehl

EVPGM
Stoelting Food Service
Speaker

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  • Room:   Keynote Theater
  • Thursday, November 03, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
The integration of IT & OT promotes process management tools help ensure that every stakeholder in an organization has accurate information. As OT products such as PLCs and RTUs become more aligned with commercial software infrastructures, integrating OT information with IT systems at a process level is difficult. Getting these...
Speaker
Eddie Garcia

Technical Marketing Manager
FreeWave
Panelist

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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 2
  • Thursday, November 03, 2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Tracks: 
In 2009, Apple introduced iPhone OS 3.0 and along with it, the opportunity for third parties to connect custom hardware, both wired and wireless, to the Cloud. Companies began introducing accessories that used a mobile device as a sort of gateway or hub. Now, in 2016, there are many choices...
Speaker
Bob Kressin

President / Ship's Captain
KS Technologies
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IoT is one of the main drivers for the revolution now reshaping the lighting industry, and in this panel discussion several visionaries from the lighting market will help attendees connect the dots from where IoT is right now to how they envision its role in the industry’s future.
Speakers
Chris Gersch

Founder
Verde Solutions
Panelist

Ted Konnerth PhD

CEO & President
Egret Consulting
Panelist

Eric Lind

Vice President - Global Specifications
Lutron Electronics Co Inc
Panelist

Jim Lucy

Chief Editor
Electrical Wholesaling & Electrical Marketing
Moderator

Himanshu Mehra

Sr Product Manager
Cisco
Panelist

Gary Trott

VP of Intelligent Lighting
Cree Inc
Panelist

Kenneth D. Walma

VP and General Manager
Ambient and Controls Solutions, Eaton Corp
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Thursday, November 03
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

The IOT Institute recently polled 1388 business owners and energy services providers to see what is hot and what is not.  And now, armed with these results, our panelists will provide you with their perspectives on emerging energy management trends.
Speakers
Rick Bush

Strategic Director
T&D World
Moderator

Neal Latham

Senior Program Manager - C&I Energy, Efficiency
ComED
Panelist

Bill Maurer

Senior Vice President
ABM Building and Energy Solutions
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Sheldon Oppermann

Executive Vice President
Compass Properties, LLC
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Rick Tonielli

Senior Program Manager
ComED
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Thursday, November 03
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

CABA's "Intelligent Buildings and Cybersecurity" research project analyzes potential cybersecurity risks that are faced by owners and managers of intelligent buildings. The study specifically focuses on the extent to which cyber-attacks can arise from integrated building control systems, as well as what steps can be taken to limit the likelihood...
Speaker
Rawlson King

Communications Director
Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)
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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 2
  • Thursday, November 03, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
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This tutorial will demonstrate how Predix Machine enables the secure collection of sensor data for presentation on an app in the cloud. Will talk about the overall architecture and do some live work to shift analytics workloads between cloud and edge to enable additional opportunities for intelligent behaviors.
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Jayson DeLancey

Developer Evangelist
GE Digital
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  • Room:   Breakout Theater 1
  • Thursday, November 03, 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
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This session examines how Rockwell Automation, a global manufacturer, developed and deployed people, process and technology-related strategies along the journey to achieving its own Connected Enterprise. Bob Rossoll, Project Manager, describes the identified opportunities for increased competitiveness, the recognized need for change, and the barriers that had to be overcome...
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Bob Rossoll

Project Manager, MES
Rockwell Automation
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