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The Internet of Things

Thursday, Nov 6 2014 7:30AM to 12:00PM

Keynote Gartner Research and Panel Discussion
UNC Charlotte Center City Campus 320 East 9th Street Charlotte, NC

BIG and CRTEC have joined hands with IT-ology Charlotte to present:

“The Internet of Things"
   In partnership with the College of Computing & Informatics, UNC Charlotte

Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014

Location: UNC Charlotte Center City Campus (First Ward)- 2nd Floor Large Auditorium
320 E. 9th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Parking details will be sent with registration confirmation email.

Time: 7:30 am – 12:00 pm

Gartner says that by 2020, the world will have 26 Billion network-connected devices that measure and monitor nearly every human activity. This half day conference centered on emerging technology trends features the Internet of Things (IoT) and what it means for our future. Although the concept wasn't named until 1999, the Internet of Things has been in development for decades. It's connecting the physical world to the Internet. Join us for a thought provoking presentation and discussion on IoT.


7:30 am – 8:30 am Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:00 am Welcome and Opening Remarks- Dr. Yi Deng, Dean of UNC Charlotte College of Computing & Informatics

          Emcee: John Fread, Co-Founder and COO Logical Advantage

9:00 am – 9:15 am Introduction to IoT Program- Lonnie Emard, President, IT-oLogy

9:15 am – 10:15 am Creating the Internet of Things (IOT): Business Models, Architectures and Ecosystem
          Live Stream Presentation by Alfonso Velosa , Research Director, Gartner

10:15 am – 11:55 am   Panel Discussion: "IoT Creating a Connected World: Disruption, Transformation and Innovation"

Moderator: Ted Claypoole, Partner, Womble Carlyle Sandridge and Rice

Distinguished Panelists:

· Eric Christian, VP & CTO, Carolinas Healthcare System
· Seth Siegel, VP of the Americas, Cisco Consulting Services
· Victor Jablokov, Serial Entrepreneur, Founder & CEO, Wallflower
· Twyla McDermott, Corporate IT Program Manager, City of Charlotte
· Will Winn, Principal, SmartCore

11:55 am – 12:00 pm Closing Remarks 

Cost:  $40

             $20 for students with student ID. UNCC CCI students and faculty free.

Thanks to our Sponsors:  Logical Advantage, CNP Technologies, Cardinal Innovations

TO REGISTER:  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/trends-2014-charlotte-tickets-13316529097

For more information, contact Kay Read, kay.read@it-ology.org  or Terry Cox, terry@bigcouncil.com.