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Tuesday, June 25 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
Pre-Conference Symposium 3: Innovation on the Edge

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This symposium explores the latest advances in platform development and showcases some of the most compelling IoT designs. Discover the market trends that are driving innovation and the key commercial opportunities that are being created.

As the wave of IoT innovation continues, the complexity and challenges of communication and data aggregation expand. Some of the key issues are explored along with an overview of how cybersecurity, AI, smart solutions such as wearable, medical, farming, and factory/Industry 4.0, to name a few, will impact future development. Discover how developers can leverage this advanced knowledge to propel their own innovation. Guest speakers ranging from start-ups to leaders in the industry discuss how they are overcoming complex challenges to deliver compelling commercial solutions.

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Track Chair: Dominic Pajak, Arduino & John Koon, Tech Idea Research

9:00AM-9:30AM  |  Welcome & Introduction - Dominic Pajak, Arduino

9:30AM-10:15AM  |  Keynote: A 2029 IoT Security Retrospective: How Security Must Evolve as IoT Gets Smarter - Eustace Asanghanwa, Microsoft

10:15AM-10:30AM  |  Break

10:30AM-11:00AM  |  Enabling IIoT: Making Sense of It - Jen Gilburg, TE Connectivity

11:00AM-11:30AM  |  Sensor + Edge Compute + Cellular = Recipe for IoT Retrofit Success - Scott Nelson, Digi International

11:30AM-12:00PM  |  Secure Authentication for the LoRa® Technology Ecosystem - Paolo Trere, Microchip Technology

12:00PM-1:00PM  |  Lunch

1:00PM-1:30PM  |  Create, Discover, Deploy, Manage & Accelerate AI on the Intelligent Edge - Ted Way & Paula Ledgerwood, Microsoft

1:30PM-2:00PM  |  Deploying Azure IoT Edge & Machine Learning with Microsoft Azure & Moxa IIoT Edge Gateways - Robert Jackson, Moxa

2:00PM-2:30PM  |  From “Smart” to “Intelligent”: How Machine Learning is Taking IoT Sensor Data to the Next Level - Cormac Driver, Temboo

2:30PM-3:00PM  |  Sensor Security: Why It's Everyone's Problem - Rhonda Dirvin, Arm, Inc.

3:00PM-3:20PM  |  Break

3:20PM-3:50PM  |  How to Prototype, Manufacture & Sell a Wearable Medical Device in 2019 - John Ralston, Protxx Inc.

3:50PM-4:20PM  |  Boosting Intelligence at the Edge for Power- and Data-Efficient Industrial Sensing - Tom Doyle, Aspinity

4:20PM-4:50PM  |  Deploying Object Recognition and Anomaly Detection in the Edge - Markus Levy, NXP Semiconductors

4:50PM-5:00PM  |  Closing Remarks - John Koon, Tech Idea Research

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Eustace Asanghanwa

Senior Program Manager, Azure IoT, Microsoft
Eustace Asanghanwa is Senior Program Manager at Microsoft Azure Internet of Things (IoT) responsible for IoT security. He joined Microsoft with decades of experience from the semiconductor industry.  He tenured in engineering disciplines necessary for creating secure silicon from... Read More →
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Rhonda Dirvin

Sr. Director, Embedded, IoT & Automotive Marketing, Arm, Inc.
Since joining ARM in 2011, she has worked in several marketing and strategic roles, including digital marketing and alliances. She now drives ARM’s marketing strategy through the lens of IoT vertical markets and embedded technology. She is a Founding Board member of the OpenFog... Read More →
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Tom Doyle

Founder & CEO, Aspinity, Inc.
Tom brings over 30 years of experience in technology and semiconductors to Aspinity, primarily focused on analog and RF, including experience with 2 startup companies. Prior to joining Aspinity, Tom was responsible for business development/management for Cadence analog/mixed signal... Read More →
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Cormac Driver

Head of Product Engineering, Temboo
Cormac Driver leads the Product Engineering team at Temboo, a software company based in New York City whose platform powers industrial IoT systems. Cormac has extensive experience with designing and building internet-connected embedded systems. His PhD, completed in 2007, furthered... Read More →
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Jen Gilburg

Senior Director of Strategy, TE Connectivity
Jen Gilburg joined TE in 2018 to lead Strategy for TE Sensor Solutions, focusing on sensor content growth in the key megatrends of Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous driving, and vehicle electrification. Prior to joining TE, Jen worked at Intel where she was the co-inventor of an... Read More →
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Robert Jackson

Global IIoT Partner Program Manager, Moxa
Robert has over 18 years of industrial automation and test and measurement experience. Upon completing his degree in Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University, he started his career as a Product Manager and helped launch the first generation of Programmable Automation Controllers... Read More →
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John Koon

President, Tech Idea Research
John Koon’s current roles include embedded technology research and publication. He was the Editor-in-Chief of the RTC Magazine and COTS Journal.  His current role is a freelance editor/writer working for multiple magazines. Additionally, he has published numerous technical articles... Read More →
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Paula Ledgerwood

Software Engineer, Microsoft
Paula graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo last June with her degree in Software Engineering and a minor in Computing for Interactive Arts. Two of her favorite projects at Cal Poly were creating a sensor reactive dance suit and working with the California Strawberry Commission... Read More →
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Markus Levy

Director of AI and Machine Learning Technologies, NXP Semiconductors
Markus Levy joined NXP in 2017 as the Director of AI and Machine Learning Technologies. In this position, he is primarily focused on the strategy and marketing of AI and machine learning capabilities for NXP's microcontroller and i.MX product lines. Previously, Markus was chairman... Read More →
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Scott Nelson

Chief Product Officer, Digi International
Mr. Nelson joined Digi in October 2017 as Vice President of Product and is responsible for directing the company’s vision, strategy, and product roadmaps in collaboration with Research and Development, Sales, and Operations. Mr. Nelson was most recently Chief Technical Officer (CTO... Read More →
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Dominic Pajak

VP Business Development, Arduino
Dominic is passionate about making IoT technology accessible to developers everywhere. Previously at ARM, he started as an engineer and later took the Cortex-M0 from concept to launch - a processor that has shipped in the billions alongside sensors and low-power radios in thousands... Read More →
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John Ralston

Founder & CEO, Protxx Inc
Dr. Ralston is a pioneer in the development and application of wearable sensors and machine learning based data analytics for preventive medicine and quantitative rehabilitation. He has collaborated with clinical specialists and research teams working to quantify and reduce fall risks... Read More →
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Paolo Trere

Embedded System Engineer, Microchip Technology
Paolo Trere is an embedded system engineer at Microchip Technology with nearly 20 years’ experience in the semiconductor industry.Prior to joining Microchip in 2012, Paolo started his career in Italy as an electronic designer, and soon moved to several field application engineer... Read More →
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Ted Way

Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Azure Machine Learning, Microsoft
Ted Way is a senior program manager on the Azure Machine Learning engineering team at Microsoft, where he works on bringing machine learning to the edge and hardware acceleration of AI. He’s passionate about telling the story of how AI will empower people and organizations to achieve... Read More →

Tuesday June 25, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm PDT
Executive Ballroom E