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The IoT Community announces its exclusive agenda for the IoT Day Slam 2020 virtual conference, in celebration of World IoT Day, April 9th, 2020

Elite IoT thought leaders and practitioners to convene in the cloud April 9th to mindshare how IoT is helping solve the global virus pandemic, whilst exploring opportunities in Edge, AI, and 5G enabling an intelligent and connected future for society and humanity to embrace the “Contactless Era” on the other side.

IoT Community Celebrates 5 years since it’s inception; now stands as the world’s largest independent IoT Community.

London, UK, April 6th, 2020The Internet of Things Community® (IoT Community®), the world’s first to market, longest standing and the largest community of IoT thought leaders and practitioners, today announced the exclusive agenda for the IoT Day Slam conference, hosted online on April 9th, 2020, World IoT Day. The event marks the IoT Community’s eleventh international IoT Slam branded conference, and provides the global IoT ecosystem with a unique opportunity to learn from expert innovative practitioners, about the “best of the best” use-cases and best practices for enterprises designing, developing, and shaping the future of the IoT landscape.

The IoT Day Slam conference features expert contributions from elite IoT practitioners at leading-edge organizations including: HPE, Amazon AWS, IBM, Microsoft, CertNexus, T-Systems North America, W8less, ClearBlade Inc, SAS, Zebra Technologies, Spirent Communications, VMware, Cisco, Ericsson, among other leading industry players, and IoT Practitioners from the IoT ecosystem and members of the IoT Community. They will be discussing and demonstrating business applications and thought leadership around the deployment of IoT in corporate, enterprise and industrial ecosystems at this marquee virtual IoT conference which will help the industry overcome the global Coronavirus outbreak and lead society into the “contactless era” on the other side.

Delivering the event’s opening headline keynote is Dr. Tom Bradicich, VP & Hewlett Packard Fellow, Global Head, IoT and Edge CoE & Labs, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, member of the IoT Community Board of Advisors and Chairman of the Converged Edge Center of Excellence. Dr. Tom, will share how his past experiences are shaping his current work developing first-of-a-kind solutions that converge OT (operational technologies) with IT, and, apply new as-a-Service technologies to the edge and IoT. The challenges to adoption, and supply side (vendor) and demand side (customer) benefits will be discussed. In his capacity chairing the IoT Community’s Converged Edge CoE, Dr. Tom will share a reference “converged edge” solution, which includes solution elements from several IoT Community member companies across the industry ecosystem.

Co-headlining the IoT Day Slam 2020 conference, is Sandy Carter, Amazon Web Services -Vice President, Public Sector Partners and Programs, AWS Windows; who is also an IoT Community Board Member and Chair Emeritus of the Women in IoT Center of Excellence. Sandy, will share stories along with great best practices. In this session, you’ll learn about key technology trends with an emphasis on IoT technology in business terms, recognize how IoT technology can help your company, how to combine business and technology for better outcomes, and how to adopt new ways of thinking. This session will be fun and inspiring with amazing real world examples.

The Elite line-up of IoT Slam X Speakers include:

Amy Wheelus, Vice President – Broadband and Video Systems, AT&T
Bill Mortimer, Chairman of IoT Community Advisory Board
Bob Ledzius, Founder and CTO, Concertal Systems Inc
Brad Kirby, VP at EDJX
Brad Klenz, Distinguished IoT Analytics Architect, SAS
Brenda Boehm, Interim Chief Innovation Security Officer, Board Advisor at Amazech Solutions
Chris Holm, Global CIO Perot Group and Board Member
Chris O’Connor, CEO, Persistent Systems
Chris Sullivan, Global Healthcare Practice Lead at Zebra Technologies and Health Slam Advisory Board Chairman
Cole Crawford, Founder and CEO of Vapor IO
David Bruemmer, Founder and CEO of W8less
David Tennenhouse, SVP, Chief Research Officer, VMware Inc.
Deborah Sawyer, Managing Director, Dallas, ZRG Partners
Dr. Adam T. Drobot, Chairman of the Board of OpenTechWorks
Dr. Brenda Connor, Director of IoT Enterprise Services, Ericsson North America
Dr. Bryan Moser, Academic Director System Design and Management (SDM) at MIT
Dr Tom Bradicich, VP & Hewlett Packard Fellow, Global Head, IoT and Edge CoE & Labs, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Dr. Emma Fauss, Chief Executive Officer, Medical Informatics Company
Eric Simone, Founder and CEO of ClearBlade Inc
Florence Hudson, Founder and CEO at FDHint,
Harry Smeenk, Founder, Smart Buildings Online LLC
Jason Cook, Chief Operating Officer & Managing Partner at Cyber Defense Labs (CDL)
Jennifer Maisel, Associate, Data Security Policies and Procedures, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
Jim Sabogal, Senior Director for Healthcare and Life Sciences at T-Systems North America, Inc.
Journey Williams, SVP Business Development, Smart Building Technologies (SmartBT)
Juthika Khargharia, Ph.D, Global IoT Evangelist, SAS
Kate Kuehn, SVP Alliances, vArmour
Keenan Skelly, CEO at Spark Security Solutions
Kerri-Lynn Primmer Morris, Chief Technology Officer, Healthcare, US Enterprise Services, Microsoft
Kevin Cassidy, Data Privacy Expert, Cyber Defense Labs,
Leonard Lee, Managing Director, neXt Curve
Mac Devine, IBM Fellow & Member of IoT Community Advisory Board
Martin Zoltick, Attorney, Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C
Matthew Foust, Regional Manger, AREP
Michele Null, Global Marketing Leader IoT Division at SAS, (WIoTCoE, Future of IoT Pillar of Excellence Leader)
Mrinal Wadhwa, CTO, Ockam
Nancy Shemwell, COO of IoT Community
Rahul Vijay, Head of Global Telecom Sourcing | Uber, Chair of IoT Community MCIoTCoE
Rob Tiffany, Vice President and Head of IoT Strategy, Ericsson
Rod Cruz, General Manager, Healthcare Solutions, at AT&T
Sam McGuire, Vice President at Red Mountain Scientific
Sandy Carter, AWS VP, WWPS Partners
Steve Douglas, Head of 5G Practice at Spirent Communications
Vernon Turner, Marketing Manager, Cisco
Virgilio Fiorese, Senior Global Sales Director, IPInfusion
Wayne Irwin, VP Operations – Emerging Business at Ericsson

The full list of speakers can be viewed here – https://iotslam.com/iot-day-slam-2020-speakers/

IoT Day Slam 2020, features exclusive end-user focused program and luminary thought leaders, academics and legends from the IoT ecosystem and members of the IoT Community.  The event will present crucial learnings and inspirational ideas around future trends and challenges across industrial, enterprise and public sector / government IoT, exploring the opportunities 5G, Edge, AI, enable in smart buildings, cities, societies and the connected home / office, healthcare and life sciences, autonomous vehicles and omni-channel retail.

David Hill, Executive Director of the IoT Community said, “We are thrilled to unveil another exclusive and world class line-up of IoT thought leaders and practitioners at the IoT Day Slam 2020 Virtual Conference. We did not expect to be celebrating our Community’s fifth anniversary since inception under these unprecedented circumstances, however it has brought out the very best of our team, who have defied the odds and worked tirelessly in challenging conditions, to deliver an unprecedented conference for our IoT Day Slam virtual participants on April 9th. We are very pleased to deliver an event that features real-world industry use cases and meaningful takeaways that will provide actionable insights on key industry themes particularly as it relates to IoT in Healthcare and the global battle against the Coronavirus vius pandemic. Being able to have real-time and on-demand access to thought leaders and top industry experts from a broad industry spectrum makes the IoT Day Slam a truly special event. I invite members, partners, and anyone who wants to engage to join us for free at this fascinating virtual event on April 9th, to engage in the discussion and gain a fresh perspective on real-world industry best practices.”

The full IoT Day Slam 2020 Conference program, topics, themes, and list of speakers can be viewed at: https://iotslam.com/iot-day-slam-2020-agenda/

“We are pleased to announce another first-class agenda for the eleventh in the series of exclusive IoT Slam conferences and it is a fitting way to celebrate our Community’s fifth anniversary since our inception back in 2015.” said Bill Mortimer, IoT Community Advisory Board Chairman. “Now comprised of in excess of 23,000+ global business leaders and elite IoT practitioners, we are proud to stand tall as the world’s largest IoT thought leadership community, addressing the hard issues and advancing the IoT narrative. We are very pleased to deliver an event that features real-world industry use cases and meaningful takeaways that will provide actionable insights on key industry themes.”

Registration Details

Thousands of attendees from around the globe will tune in real-time, with tens of thousands of views from post event archives, representing the most innovative and instrumental minds across technology, consumer, enterprise and government, brand executives, technology leaders and top media will unite for the 11th occasion.

IoT practitioners seeking to register now for free should visit: https://iotslam.com/register/

Collaboration / Membership / Media Opportunities

IoT solution providers seeking accession to the IoT Community™ should email info@iotcommunity.net .

About IoT Day Slam 2020

IoT Day Slam 2020 is the Internet of Things Community’s  eleventh international conference, covering a horizontal industry perspective, across the entire spectrum of IoT. IoT Day Slam 2020 takes place April 9th, 2020, Online. For more information, visit https://iotslam.com IoT Day Slam delivers the best in class IoT Strategy, Leadership, Advisory and Methodology – (SLAM)™ – IoT Slam®.

About IoT Community® – (Internet of Things Community®)
The IoT Community is the world’s largest CxO community of senior business leaders and IoT practitioners consisting of 23,000+ members. The function is to focus on adoption and application of IoT in commercial environments, seeking to contribute applying technology or overcoming the variety of barriers, inhibitors, and technical and operational issues. For more information about IoT Community, visit www.iotcommunity.net. (please note the dot net domain)

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