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Day 1
08 Apr 2022
08:30 - 08:45


IoT, AI, and Video in The Construction Industry

Abstract: The construction industry is being shaped by key innovation trends such as prefabrication and modular architecture, which are intended to foster growth and efficiency across the sector. However, logistics and construction businesses remain dominated by re-use and renting third party materials, resulting in heavy costs and quality control regulation challenges. Join Dr. Tom Bradicich as he and his guests discuss the emergence of IoT and machine learning technologies, originally developed for the manufacturing industry, and now being applied to the construction site, materials, and related tasks. Dr. Tom will be joined by AI and IoT expert, Kemal Levi, CEO...
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Mayson Madden Building Project Manager
Mayson Madden
Dr. Kemal Levi, Founder and CEO at Relimetrics, Inc.
Dr. Kemal Levi
Tom Bradicich, PhD, Tom Bradicich, PhD VP & Hewlett Packard Fellow, Global Head, IoT and Edge CoE & Labs, Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Tom Bradicich, PhD VP & Hewlett Packard Fellow Global Head, IoT and Edge Hewlett Packard Enterprise; Chairman of IoT Community Advisory Board
Dr. Tom Bradicich

Unleashing Datacenter Capabilities at the Edge

Panel Abstract: IT in the datacenter has been refined for decades — with mature management practices,  the abstraction of the cloud, and the first location for high performance computing innovation. As datacenter class IT capability shifts out to the edge and IoT deployments, suppliers must respond by augmenting their offerings to operate at the edge. Join CBT, SAS, Red Hat and Zebra, as they discuss the changes and adjustments they’ve made to their products and services, to accommodate the many challenges at the edge not seen in the data center. Speakers: Kelly Ireland founded CBT in 2001 as a value-added reseller...
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Venkat Amirisetty, Vice President, Engineering Zebra Technologies
Venkat Amirisetty
Chad Ferman, Ansible Automation Platform Product Manager, Red Hat
Chad Ferman
Bobby Shkolnikov, Global Principal in IoT Commercialization, SAS
Bobby Shkolnikov
Kelly Ireland – Founder, CEO and CTO, CBT, Vice-Chair of the WIoTCoE
Kelly Ireland

IoT in Our Modern Water Cycle

Session Abstract: Water is vital to life and plays a critical role in our health, living conditions, agriculture, recreation, and economy. Proper management of water resources promotes economic growth and environmental sustainability. However, our communities are increasingly challenged to protect water bodies, provide adequate and safe potable water, and address flooding and drought. This moderated panel of three experts will discuss the protection of our natural resources, the production and delivery of consumable water, and the prediction and prevention of flooding. Each panelist will briefly present the current issues our communities face and explain how analytics are being employed to...
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Tyson Echentile, Global manager for IoT partner and business development, SAS
Tyson Echentile
Dr. Mufeed Odeh, Water & Sustainability Strategic Advisor, SAS
Dr. Mufeed Odeh
Jennifer Robinson, Director of Local Government Solutions, SAS
Jennifer Robinson
10:35 - 10:45


Enabling IoT with Pervasive Connectivity

Session Abstract: As various industries embark on IoT initiatives, successful companies have discovered the necessity of integrating connectivity end-to-end (device to cloud) rather than as an adjunct capability. They view connectivity as an integral part of the data journey and manage both through business-driven policy. Join Oracle to learn how use cases in industries like construction ― with connected workers, devices, buildings, and logistics ― demonstrate the benefits of pervasive connectivity. Speaker: As Sr. Director Product Management & Strategy, IoT, René Schmitz leads product development with a focus on the vertical IoT industry engagements across Oracle’s Global Business Units. René’s career...
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René Schmitz, Sr. Director Product Management IOT Platform and Strategy, Oracle Communications
René Schmitz

WIoTCoE Panel – The New Financial Realities Facing IoT

Session Abstract: Whether you’re in the financial industry or not, IoT professionals are currently faced with unprecedented hurdles as well as new opportunities. Learn how IoT companies can turn challenges into opportunities from Link Labs’ CFO, Jennifer Halstead. The Women in IoT Center for Excellence is hosting an interactive panel with practical solutions for the IoT professional to address supply chain visibility, labor shortages, tightening capital markets, inflation, stimulus funding, tax credits, digital transformation, and risk management. Attendees will come away from this session with:       New ideas to turn financial challenges into opportunities       Practical...
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Diana Rothfuss, Global Marketing Lead for Fraud and Financial Crimes, SAS
Diana Rothfuss
Jennifer Halstead, Chief Financial Officer, Link Labs
Jennifer Halstead
Kelly Ireland – Founder, CEO and CTO, CBT, Vice-Chair of the WIoTCoE
Kelly Ireland
Amanda Healy, Head of IoT Global Demand Generation, Awareness, Marketing Operations, Cisco
Amanda Healy
Michele Null - Co-Chair of the IoT Community’s WioTCoE, Principal Product Marketing Leader, Ansible Automation, Red Hat
Michele Null

Hyper Cloud – The Future of Edge Cloud

Session Abstract: In today’s cloud computing world we have a well-understood model of execution and delivery for the cloud; any workload, any footprint, and any location. The problem space is neat and confined to an on-prem or off-prem cloud hosting data and consumable applications with standard interfaces such as desktops or phones. To bring the edge into the cloud computing world requires a new paradigm as the complexities are by orders of magnitude more challenging. The edge problem space starts with the understanding that all edge services are either revenue-impacting and/or safety-critical which implies a zero tolerance for risk. Breaking...
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Scott England-Sullivan North American Chief of Edge Technology, Red Hat
Scott England-Sullivan

Edge AI – OT Dynamic Inferencing with ClearBlade

Session Abstract: Edge Computing and Artificial Intelligence are at the forefront of the technology headlines today. The power and promises of both technologies are set to transform the way companies operate and control remote equipment. Today, we are delivering amazing results by combining both to improve outcomes across multiple verticals. Operational Technology (OT) is the hardware, software, and firmware components of a system used to detect or cause changes in physical processes through the direct control and monitoring of physical devices. Dynamic inferencing means making predictions on demand. By injecting dynamic inferencing into traditional OT systems, we are automating processes and...
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Eric Simone, Founder and CEO of ClearBlade Inc
Eric Simone

The IoT is Breeding Killer Botnets. Device Authenticity and Data Integrity Can Save It

Session Abstract: In 2021, so far there has been a 500% increase in IoT attacks compared to 2020. IBM Security X-Force research has revealed that this spike is driven by Mozi botnets. In 2020, this malware has accounted for 89% of the total IoT attacks of all types detected for the year. Mozi has been active in the last 18 months and continues to rank as the number one most active Mirai-type variant. The Mozi Botnet currently controls approximately 438,000 hosts [1]  How do device makers, IoT platforms and service providers protect themselves? The National Institute of Standards and Technology...
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Julian Durand, Vice President, Product Management and Chief Information Security Officer, Intertrust
Julian Durand

Why a Pharma-defined Software Architecture Starts with GMP : If you don’t know what GMP is, you better ask … FAST

Session Abstract: Phizzle CMO Ron Ricci and President Ed Lau will conduct a live interview on the strategic value of building process-led technology for the pharmaceutical sector – where regulation and breakthrough innovation must align to make IoT a reality. Between the two of them, Ron and Ed have over six decades of experience creating transformative technologies during notable tenures at companies such as Cisco and Audible. Both Ron and Ed are Phizzle board members as well. Good Manufacturing Practice touches every aspect of pharmaceutical process and regulation. In order to build a viable IOT solution for this heavily monitored...
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Ed Lau, President, Phizzle
Ed Lau
Ron Ricci, CMO, Phizzle
Ron Ricci

Converged Edge CoE Panel (CECoE)

Session Abstract: Edge computing is getting a lot of attention these days, and there is a lot of excitement around the technology. But the term “edge” is a very broad term. What does it mean and how does it apply to business? This panel of industry experts will share their real-world knowledge of what the term edge means and how their customers are applying this technology to improve their businesses. Speakers: Eric Simone is the Founder and CEO of ClearBlade Inc., an Enterprise Edge Computing Internet of Things (IoT) software company focused on large Enterprises in the transportation, building facilities, and...
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Paul Venditti, Principal Industry Consultant, IoT, SAS
Paul Venditti
Don DeLoach - CEO, Rocket Wagon Venture Studios
Don DeLoach
Scott England-Sullivan North American Chief of Edge Technology, Red Hat
Scott England-Sullivan
Bob Proctor, Co-founder and CEO, Link Labs
Bob Proctor
Guy Merritt, VP of Solutions and Consulting, SoftServe
Guy Merritt
Eric Simone, Founder and CEO of ClearBlade Inc
Eric Simone

How the Latest IIoT Innovations Can Be Used To Address Today’s Supply Chain Challenges

Session Abstract: Many companies face continued challenges due to the impact of Covid. Acute supply chain and production disruptions have become relatively common. Recent advancements in cost and capabilities of Industrial IoT (IIoT) solutions provide a path to mitigate these disruptions. In this session, Bob Proctor, CEO of Link Labs, will discuss these challenges and the IOT innovations companies can leverage to address them. He will show how improvements in edge devices, backhaul, data analytics and workflow integration can be combined into easy-to-deploy solutions for addressing supply chain and production constraints. Speaker: Bob Proctor is the co-founder and CEO of...
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Bob Proctor, Co-founder and CEO, Link Labs
Bob Proctor

Industrial IoT Challenges Facing the Connected Factory

Session Abstract: Some would argue the Industrial IoT era started over 20 years ago, yet we continue to see implementation challenges and our talk today shall focus on the Connected Factory. The drivers that continue to push for the promised benefits shall be reviewed along with the barriers that hinder progress. A summary view of challenges shall be presented on people, process, and technology issues. Our viewpoints shall be based upon real world experiences of connecting the world of operational technology for supply chain, manufacturing, and distribution centers. Lastly, we shall share recommendations that businesses may want to consider when...
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Guy Merritt, VP of Solutions and Consulting, SoftServe
Guy Merritt

How IT and OT Converge, with Some IoT for Good Measure

Session Abstract: Why is IT/OT convergence a “thing”?  We’re part of the same company, shouldn’t we be able to work together? Get an understanding of: why IT and OT are oil and water how to bridge the gap and converge technologies to increase yield, efficiency and productivity what this means for IoT and IIoT in practice Speaker: Steve Jordahl has been working with the virtualization and automation of open systems since the early 90’s. During that time, he has held engineering, development and management positions in the aerospace, consulting, service provider, mortgage, software and storage industries. With respect to virtualization, he...
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Steve Jordahl, Chief Technologist, Hybrid IT, CBT
Steve Jordahl

Day 1 Closing panel hosted by Dr. Adam Drobot – Sustainability and The Internet of Things: Translating Technology into Action

Session Abstract: Much of the discourse about sustainable development was launched by the Brundtland Report [1]. The report addressed the future of human existence on the planet and the impacts on society, the environment, culture, and economics [2]. The roadmap for progress in the future is voiced in the Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) [3] that relate a more granular view to desirable, but still vague, traits, behavior, and outcomes. The SDGs have seen considerable attention from public institutions and industry. This includes many major corporations that have adopted plans of their own to meet Sustainability Goals [4]. Recognizing that over...
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Anthony Townsend, Urbanist in Residence Jacobs Institute at Cornell Tech
Anthony Michael Townsend
Sander Dolder, Sr VP, New York City Economic Development Corporation
Sander Dolder
Victor Larios, Director of the Smart Cities Innovation Center, Universidad de Guadalajara
Victor Larios
Dr. Adam T. Drobot, Chairman of the Board of OpenTechWorks
Dr. Adam T. Drobot

End of Day 1

Day 2
09 Apr 2022
09:00 - 09:15

Day 2 Welcome and Conference Remarks

Powering ESG with IoT

Session Abstract: Environment, social, and corporate governance (ESG) is driving both consumer and enterprise behavior. Business leaders are including these factors in their daily decision-making processes and technology selections, and consumers are evaluating companies based on published sustainability commitments, ethical operations, and social practices. To strengthen ESG capabilities, many organizations are turning to IoT because of its ability to enable new measurement points, improve monitoring, and reduce decision latency. When augmented with advanced analytics, IoT can provide the digital intelligence layer needed for successful ESG programs. Join this session to hear how IoT is enriching enterprise ESG capabilities and performance. IoT...
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Nelson Petracek Global Chief Technology Officer (CTO) TIBCO Software, Inc.
Nelson Petracek

MCIoTCoE Panel – Enhance Sustainability with IoT, Data and Connectivity

Session Abstract: Connectivity is the key to the Internet of Things (IoT). It is also undeniable that the need for ubiquitous networking capabilities is the foremost requirement for any IoT use-case. The novel communication technologies and protocols are aiding devices to create, share and process data over continuous connectivity. In this panel, we will discuss a few business use-cases to show how we benefit from lower latency networks, large network coverage, considerable faster data exchange between IoT devices, and real-time data processing both at the edge and cloud. We will also talk about how the global connectivity of IoT devices...
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Geoff Bruce-Payne, Director of Enterprise IoT Strategic Partnerships at Inmarsat
Geoff Bruce-Payne
Todd Spraggins, Strategy Director, Communications Global Business Unit, Oracle
Todd Spraggins
Dr. Divya Gupta, Senior Solutions Architect, Global IoT Division at SAS - Chair of MCIoTCoE
Dr. Divya Gupta
Bob Proctor, Co-founder and CEO, Link Labs
Bob Proctor

SPTIoTCoE Fireside Chat

Session Abstract: There are many issues regarding Security, Privacy, and Trust for IoT, and we begin to organize them into areas of focus and priority for the community. Device providers as well as entities that operate or interact with  IoT devices need to cooperate to find ways to ensure these important properties in IoT deployments, in the systems that include them, and for the massive amounts of data they produce. In a Q&A session, we explore the challenges we face due to the differences between the emerging IoT and previous generations of the Internet, especially with respect to scale, the prevalence...
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Evelyn de Souza, Trust and Privacy Leader, Oracle Cloud
Evelyn de Souza
David Maher EVP and CTO intertrust
David Maher
George Young, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Technologist, for CBT
George Young

From a Vicious to a Virtuous Circle

Session Abstract: The board of directors is under pressure to improve security of their operations. However, production teams are straining to meet production goals, achieve sustainability mandates, and deal with supply chain constraints, for which they are digitizing their operations rapidly to increase flexibility. IT teams, mindful of the additional security risks that this digitization brings may add firewalls to restrict this free flow of information. But this restriction can also defeat the very purpose of digitization, with the result that trust between IT and OT teams erode, future digitization attempts are stymied, leading to a vicious circle, and the...
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Vivek Bhargava, Product Marketing, IoT Networks, Cisco
Vivek Bhargava

Keynote: How manufacturers can create value at scale with IoT technology from edge to cloud

Session Abstract: Manufacturing need to improve their industrial operations. But historical methods for getting to the next level of improvement no longer deliver the performance that is needed to thrive. Today’s environment requires operations managers to: • Visualize various data sources to get a 360° view on their operations from MES, ERP, LIMS, Data historian to IoT and sensor data. • Optimize processes so that process variability can be explained in terms of yield and energy consumption, and optimal setpoints can be fed back to operators in real time. • Predict maintenance and schedule required maintenance and spare parts ordering...
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Sander Huysmans, Sales Director SAS Benelux
Sander Huysmans
Frédéric Lhostte, Head of Analytics, Things and Application at Proximus
Frédéric Lhostte
Laurence Janssens Manufacturing Lead Microsoft Western Europe
Laurence Janssens
George Berekos Sr. Business Development Manager, SAS IoT Division
George Berekos

The Digital Fabric of Healthcare – How IoT is Powering the Future of Digital Health

Session Abstract: IoT adoption in healthcare is enabling a multitude of new care pathways and journeys to transform reactionary workflows to health and wellness into predictive and proscriptive opportunities to address the Quintuple Aims. Examples include environmental, clinical, behavioral, and contextual use cases that collectively drive data-driven approaches, particularly when paired with ambient intelligence and orchestration. In this panel discussion from industry leaders and executives, we will discuss different business models and use cases, and then dive into important integration considerations, including ecosystem dependencies, limitations, methods of operations and administration, data flow approaches, privacy and security challenges, and finally governance....
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Rajya Bhaiya, MedTech Director, Health & Life Sciences Cloud + Data, Microsoft
Rajya Bhaiya
Keith Herron, Industry & Solution Strategy Director, Location Based Intelligence, Infor
Keith Herron
Chris Wixom, VP Wireless Commercial Sales - Corning
Chris Wixom
Eric Abbott, Adjunct Faculty, School of Professional Studies, Northwestern University
Eric Abbott

A discussion on Diversity, Equity, Fairness and Inclusion for the IoT industry

Abstract: While technology development races forward at tremendous speed, we try to keep up. Find talent, fill positions, and retain the right people. We demand experience and potential. What do these people demand in return? The digital transformation requires people with interest in technology at every level, and in every industry. How do we find and keep them as the talent shortage is here and growing every day? Eva will speak about how every one of us can contribute to a culture where people thrive and are productive, and leave us with tangible tips of how to improve as leaders and...
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Eva Helén, founder and CEO of EQ Inspiration
Eva Helén
14:00 - 14:30

Conference Closing Remarks

IoT Day Slam 2022 On-Demand Content

Day 1
08 Apr 2022

Optimize the IoT Ecosystem with SD-WAN

Session Abstract: A world that was hit hard by Covid two years ago. A world that learned to stay connected and function virtually. This world today is in a new normal that is energised by the power of IoT backed by networks. In this world, more and more users are coming in from different locations trying to get to more applications housed in many clouds. These users are coming across different connection types and demand a great experience. Also, the revolution brought in by IoT aims at creating a global system where devices, and even whole cities, can exchange data...
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Richa Daga, Software Engineer, Cisco
Richa Daga

Opportunities Hiding in Plain Sight — Business Innovation and its Impact on P&C Insurance

Session Abstract: IoT sensor technology is fundamentally changing business. Digital companies deliver customized, personal customer experiences; manufacturers predict when their equipment will fail; cars drive themselves; satellites detect tiny physical changes from 800 miles above the earth. This session reviews the significant technological advances that move businesses from a reactive to a proactive business model. It also explores the impacts of such a change on the insurance industry. The key takeaways are to: • provide current examples of how sensors are changing business • detail current insurance programs that use sensor data • identify opportunity areas for insurers • outline...
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Mike Fitzgerald, Insurance Industry Consultant, SAS
Mike Fitzgerald

Electric Vehicle Charging Cybersecurity – a Critical Risk

Session Abstract: EV Charging Station market as part of the Intelligent Transportation is expected to see a significant growth with the new infrastructure bill in the US. At the same, these EV charging stations face many cybersecurity related risk. The risks range from loss of personal identifiable, billing or financial information to compromise of partner networks, damage to battery or other EV components, compromise of life safety systems, malfunctioning EV supply equipment (EVSE), and bulk system frequency increase. The adoption of EV without robust cybersecurity could bring considerable risk in terms of availability of asset and infrastructure, safety of people,...
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Pranav Patel, President, ResiliAnt
Pranav Patel

Delivering Agriculture 4.0 with the Internet of Things

Session Abstract: With the global population approaching 10 billion people by 2050, farmers will have to double their food production while having to contend with drought, wildfires, desertification, labor shortage, and loss of food in the supply chain. Join Rob as he shows you how IoT and Digital Twins can come to the rescue to keep food on the table. Speaker: Rob Tiffany Executive Director at The Moab Foundation Bio coming soon. Session Tags End-User, Government, Enterprise, Small / Medium Enterprise, OEM Agriculture, IoT, Digital Twins, Cloud, Edge, Automation, Sensors CxO, VP / Director, Middle Management, Technical, Business Line Management,...
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Rob Tiffany, Vice President and Head of IoT Strategy, Ericsson
Rob Tiffany

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