Proving the Business Case for the Internet of Things

IMC Conference




September 7, 2016  I 10:30 am – 2:00 pm   IoT Leadership Forum Stage

10:30 am - Opening Remarks
Keith Kreisher, Executive Director, IoT M2M Council


Session I: 10:45 am - 11:50 am
 Bringing the Smart Grid into the Smart Home 

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Moderator: Robin Duke-Woolley, Founder & CEO, Beecham Research
Speakers:
  • John Horn, CEO, Ingenu
  • Chuck Mosely, Director of Global Accounts, M2M , Inmarsat
  • Hardy Schmidbauer, Marketing Committee Member,  LoRa Alliance
The number of connected white goods in the home is exploding, and may soon number in the hundreds for the average household. This represents huge opportunities and challenges for the IoT ecosystem – topics covered in this session will include…
  • Analytics and Demand Response: cornerstone concepts with big impact for consumers.

  • Network Efficiency: how low can the cost of wireless connectivity for the home go?

  • Interoperability and Open Platforms: avoiding the connected home as a Tower of Babble.

  • Security and Privacy: what’s being done to protect consumers and the grid?


Session II: 11:50 am - 12:50 pm
The Connected Health Opportunity: Making “Anytime-Anywhere” Healthcare a Reality 

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Moderator: Jared Bazzy, VP Publications & Research, TelecomEngine.com
Speakers:
  • Sri Bharadwaj, President, Southern California Chapter, HIMSS
  • Syed Zaeem Hosain “Z”, Chief Technical Officer, Aeris Communications
  • Tad Reynes, RVP Healthcare Solutions – IOT, AT&T
  • Ken, Connor, Director, Enterprise Solutions, KORE

"Connected Health" encompasses a range of technologies, including IoT applications, which span from patient-centric services available at home and across mobile networks, to more sophisticated systems that allow medical professionals to monitor patients in and out of the clinical setting, all of which can integrate real-time data with electronic healthcare records (EHR). Join our panel of experts as they discuss the fast-growing connected health market today, and share their outlook on opportunities for innovative products and services in the future.

  • Definitions and Differentiation Between E-Health, Telemedicine, Telehealth, and M-Health

  • Internet- and Cloud-based Patient-Centered Technologies, Applications, and Related Market Potential

  • The Market for Devices, Applications, and Services for Healthcare Providers, Hospitals, BioTech and Pharma

  • Regulatory, Legal, and Standardization Considerations for New Product and Service Development

     


Session III: 12.55 pm - 1: 55 pm
 Women in IoT 

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Moderator: Isabel Chapman, Principal Analyst, Machina Research
Speakers:
  • Kathryn Caspar, VP & General Manager, Lighting Solutions, Synapse Wireless
  • Christina Richards, VP of Marketing, Aeris
  • Sherri McDaniel, President, ATEK Access Technologies
  • Bridget Karlin, Managing Director, IoT Group, Intel

The Internet of Things sector expands rapidly, and the need for skilled IT professionals increases, more and more women are going on to pursue careers in the STEM disciplines. Today, women hold only one in seven jobs in engineering and account for just 27 percent of computer science positions. Women comprise 67% of all college degrees, but less than 20% of them in computer science.  This session will focus on women who are currently leading the charge in IoT innovation and the projects that they are a part of.