RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Internet of Things Community® (IoT Community®), the world’s largest network of CxOs and IoT professionals, today announced the exclusive agenda for its IoT Slam Live Conference, the 9th conference in the highly acclaimed and coveted series of IoT Slam® events, taking place on June 20-21, at the Archie K. Davies Conference Center, in RTP, North Carolina, and broadcasting in real-time globally online, easily accessible on any desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile device.
The event marks the IoT Community’s 9th international IoT conference, and its third live in-person event in RTP. This event provides the global IoT ecosystem with a unique opportunity to learn from expert innovative practitioners about best practices for enterprises designing, securing, developing, and shaping the future of the IoT landscape.
The IoT Slam Live event features expert contributions from elite IoT practitioners at leading-edge organizations including IBM, SAS, HPE, T-Systems, Zebra Technologies, Amazon AWS, Persistent, Spirent, among others.
Delivering the event's opening headline keynote, Dr. Tom Bradicich, VP & Hewlett Packard Fellow, Global Head, IoT and Edge CoE & Labs, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, will present and review his pioneering “7 Principles of the IoT,” and how he used them to incept Hewlett Packard‘s first corporate IoT strategy, secure investment capital, and launch over 12 SW and HW products expressly designed for the IoT and intelligent edge—creating a new product category. He will discuss real-world customer deployments, use cases, and business cases, closing with his vision for the IoT future.
Also delivering one of the mastermind keynotes, will be technology luminary Dr. Kristof Kloeckner, retired IBM CTO and Fellow, who will share insights on how service-based industries are under intense pressure to improve client interactions and automate service delivery. AI provides powerful tools to transform data into insights and to manage enterprise knowledge bases. Introducing AI into digital transformation initiatives requires a holistic approach, with focus on culture, organization, and processes.
Chris O'Connor, CEO of Persistent and now a 3-time speaker of the IoT Slam Live, returns to share insights on the Industrialization of the Internet of Things.
Other speakers include:
Dr Sarah Cooper, GM of IoT at AWS and IoT Community Vice-Chair
Mac Devine, CTO and IBM Fellow, and IoT Community BoA member
Jeffrey Schmitz, CMO of Zebra Technologies and IoT Community BoA member
Dipto Chakravarty CTO at Exostar, Chair of IoT Community SPTIoTCoE
Dr. Adam T. Drobot, Chairman of the Board of OpenTechWorks
Bill Mortimer, EVP at Spirent Chairman of IoT Community Advisory Board
Juthika Khargharia, Ph.D, Global IoT Evangelist, SAS
Vernon Turner, Former IDC analyst and IoT Community BoA member
These esteemed speakers will present in conjunction with an exclusive line-up of industry-leading and academic thought leaders and legends from the IoT technology ecosystem and members of the IoT Community. They will be discussing and demonstrating business applications around the deployment of IoT in corporate, enterprise, and industrial ecosystems.
The full IoT Slam Live 2019 Conference program, topics, themes, and list of speakers can be viewed at: https://iotslam.com/iot-slam-live-2019-agenda
“RTP, North Carolina is globally recognized as the worldwide IoT Center of Excellence and the IoT Community is excited to return in June, thereby completing the trilogy of back-to-back, annual IoT Slam Live events in the region,” said Nancy Shemwell, COO and IoT Community Advisory Board Member. “What better way to commemorate the trilogy of the IoT Slam series, than by assembling the world’s industry’s top experts to discuss the latest in IoT applications, technology, security, and regulatory compliance. It is an honor to have so many IoT thought leaders in the same place at the same time, making this event a real boost to actionable IoT progress and productivity. The IoT Slam Live a truly special event.”
“Following on from our inaugural collaboration with the IoT Community, TIA was thrilled to see the level of engagement and output that resulted, which is leading real industry education and change,” said Harry Smeenk, TIA’s Senior Vice President of Technology Programs. “We are proud to expand our collaboration with the IoT Community at its IoT Slam Live conference further advancing conversations about IoT applications, use cases and infrastructure for smart buildings, cities, and Edge Data Centers. TIA and our members look forward to our continued collaboration with the IoT Community to foster discussions around the IoT.”
“The IoT Slam Live event is an outstanding opportunity to learn from some of the best and brightest minds within the global business community,” said Chris Sullivan, Global Healthcare Practice Lead at Zebra Technologies and Healthcare IoT Community Advisory Board Chairman. “I invite the healthcare community to join us at this exciting event featuring an action-packed day featuring first class content covering a wide range of topics.”
“We are pleased to announce another first-class agenda for the ninth in the series of exclusive IoT Slam conferences,” said Bill Mortimer, Vice President of Strategic Marketing at Spirent Communications, and IoT Community Advisory Board Chairman. “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.”
In-Person Registration Details
IoT practitioners seeking more information about IoT Slam Live 2019 and to register now for free should visit: https://iotslam.com/register/ (Limited availability, subject to RSVP, First Come, First Served unless securing a premium ticket.)
Virtual Registration: To register for the live and real time global broadcast, visit: https://ibm.com/account/reg/us-en/signup?formid=urx-37423
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About IoT Slam Live 2019
The IoT Slam Live 2019 is the IoT Community – Internet of Things Community’s ninth international conference, covering a horizontal industry perspective, across the entire spectrum of IoT. The IoT Slam Live takes place June 20-21, 2019, at the Archie K. Davies Conference Center, RTP, North Carolina, USA, and broadcast real time virtually. For more information, visit www.iotslam.com. IoT Slam delivers the best in class IoT Strategy, Leadership, Advisory and Methodology – (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.
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