|[November 07, 2012]
IEEE Standards Association Hosting One-Day 'Internet of Things' Workshop 13 November in Italy
PISCATAWAY, N.J. --(Business Wire)--
The IEEE (News - Alert) Standards Association (IEEE-SA) today announced it is hosting a
free, one-day workshop: IEEE-SA Internet of Things (http://standards.ieee.org/events/iot/index.html),
in Milan, Italy, on Tuesday, 13 November 2012. The workshop will be
held at the Milan Marriott Hotel from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Participants will
have a unique opportunity to learn about and explore the evolution of
the Internet of Things (IoT).
"It is predicted that 50 to 100 billion things will be electronically
connected by 2020. But the success of Internet of Things depends greatly
upon standardization, which in turn provides interoperability,
compatibility, reliability and effective operations on a global scale,"
said Mary Lynne Nielsen, director of corporate programs, IEEE-SA.
"This Internet of Things workshop will bring together global industry
experts to discuss the importance of creating a vibrant IoT ecosystem
through consensus-based collaboration."
Presenters will discuss opportunities and applications in fields such as
medicine, e-health, augmented reality, wearable computing and smart
grid, smart energy and communications evolution. The workshop also will
showcase a variety of Internet of Things-related products presented by
industry leaders in a complimentary exhibition space.
Keynote presentations and speakers include:
The IoT in Households, Buildings and Cities: The Telco &
Construction Company Point of View - Hubert Cariou, new
technologies director, and Etienne Gaudin, head of e-Lab, Bouygues
Key Trends in the Conected Smart Home: How Telcos, Cable
Operators, Utilities and Security Companies are Approaching the Market
- Craig Foster, principal analyst - navigation, telematics & M2M, ABI
End-to-End System Security for IoT - Michele
Scarlatella, board director, SIM Alliance, and Olivier Rousseau,
product marketing manager for CDS, STMicroelectronics (News - Alert)
IEEE-SA The Perfect Platform for the New Millennium - Chuck
Adams, distinguished standards strategist, corporate standards, Huawei (News - Alert)
Technologies (USA), and past president of IEEE-SA, and Noelle
Humenick, senior manager, professional services, IEEE-SA
The IEEE Standards Association is providing registration and exhibition
space at no cost (http://standards.ieee.org/events/iot/venue.html).
For information about exhibiting at the workshop, please contact, Mary
Lynne Nielsen (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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About the IEEE Standards Association
The IEEE Standards Association, a globally recognized standards-setting
body within IEEE, develops consensus standards through an open process
that engages industry and brings together a broad stakeholder community.
IEEE standards set specifications and best practices based on current
scientific and technological knowledge. The IEEE-SA has a portfolio of
over 900 active standards and more than 500 standards under development.
For more information visit http://standards.ieee.org/.
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to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Through its highly
cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional
and educational activities, IEEE is the trusted voice on a wide variety
of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and
telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and
consumer electronics.. Learn more at http://www.ieee.org.
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