IoT Implementation Forum 2020
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Tuesday, November 17

10:00am PST

Mastering IoT Success: Experts Weigh In
When it comes to IoT implementations, the variation in technology options and use cases is staggering—with no one-size-fits-all formula for success. In this panel discussion, early IoT adopters will share their organization’s digital transformation journey, how they managed the integration (especially with legacy systems) and their insights for achieving success with the IoT.
  • What are the factors to be considered when choosing an IoT solution in order to secure the best chances of success?
  • How can the cloud be employed to ease the integration of data and workflow processes?
  • What are some of the best practices that have been identified for managing the integration piece of an IoT implementation?
  • And what the strategies for executing on an IoT Implementation to ensure it delivers the anticipated benefit and return on investment?

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Steven Bonitz

Director of Connected Solutions, Verizon Wireless
Steve Bonitz is a Director of Connected Solutions that is responsible for helping manufacturers leverage wireless technology to help improve operational efficiencies & build new revenue streams. Steve and his team help organizations implement 4G LTE & 5G strategies across multiple... Read More →
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Edward Davis

Head of Digital Partnerships, GE Current

Tuesday November 17, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am PST

2:30pm PST

IoT Innovations: What’s Next & What It Means for You
As the IoT gains momentum, organizations are beginning to look for what’s next in the way of enabling technologies and solutions – from 5G to machine learning and AI and more. This panel explores the innovations coming and what the implications are for IoT implementers.
  • What are some of the most critical new developments for the IoT coming in the next few years and what will be the early use cases?
  • Where are technologies like 5G and machine learning in the adoption cycle and when will they be ready for prime time?
  • How should companies with IoT implementations best future-proof their systems in order to take advantages of new innovations as they reach the market?


Tuesday November 17, 2020 2:30pm - 3:15pm PST

4:15pm PST

Sponsored Panel
Tuesday November 17, 2020 4:15pm - 5:00pm PST
Wednesday, November 18

9:30am PST

5G is Here & It’s Going to Transform the IoT
With a major rollout of 5G networks coming this year, enterprises are likely to be among the first to take advantage of the capabilities. The improvements in speed, latency, and capacity, as well as 5G’s ability to support edge analytics, are expected to significantly accelerate Industrial IoT implementations and create the potential for new revenue streams.
  • How will 5G transform the Industrial IoT?
  • What will be some of the first use cases for 5G in the Industrial IoT?
  • But wait, what about Wi-Fi 6?

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Tony Batalla

CTO & Head of IT, City of San Leandro
Mr. Tony Batalla is Chief Technology Officer at the City of San Leandro, California. He has helped launch a 10 gigabit internet connection at City Hall and a free, public Wi-Fi system utilizing the City’s fiber optics network. He oversees all aspects of technology, including infrastructure... Read More →
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Stephan Noller

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Chris Pearson

President, 5G Americas
Chris Pearson is the President of 5G Americas. In his executive role, he is responsible for the overall planning of the organization and providing management for the integration of strategy and operations in the areas of technology, marketing, public relations and regulatory affairs.Mr... Read More →

Wednesday November 18, 2020 9:30am - 10:15am PST

11:15am PST

IoT Infrastructure: Getting it Right
An IoT infrastructure is made up of four basic elements: sensors/devices, network connectivity, data processing, user interface. And many applications employ an IoT platform, an integrated system to bring devices online and securely manage them. But despite the relative simplicity, there are numerous considerations in the evaluation and selection of the individual components in order to design a system that works optimally.
  • The reality is that in many IoT implementations, organizations are dealing with legacy components, how does that factor into the design of the infrastructure?
  • What are some of the best practices for developing IoT system requirements?
  • And what are the considerations in selecting an IoT platform?

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Steve Caudill

Director, Agriculture Sector & FARM/FLEET Platform Manager, CNH Industrial
More than 30 years of software development, project management, systems architecture and executive leadership in startups to the fortune 500 across a wide variety of industries has lead Steve to...tractors. Yep, Steve gets to lead an IoT, big data, analytics, cloud, connected vehicles... Read More →
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Keshav Gupta

Managing Principal & Global Smart Cities Leader, EPAM Systems
Keshav is currently the Managing Principal and Global Smart Cities Leader with EPAM Systems where he focuses on providing Advisory and Technology Consulting Services to a broad spectrum of clients. Prior to this role, he worked as a FUSE Fellow and Smart City IoT Leader for the City... Read More →
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Eric Helin

Senior Manager, Innovation, Exelon
Eric Helin is a Senior Manager of Innovation in the Corporate Strategy, Innovation & Sustainability group at Exelon. His team’s mission is to solve high value business challenges with the use of emerging technology that is scalable across the enterprise.  And, establish and execute... Read More →

Wednesday November 18, 2020 11:15am - 12:00pm PST