TIA Internet of Things Roundtable

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March 26, 2015
Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center, 901 K St. NW, 11th Floor
Washington DC
3:00–5:00 pm  •  Reception: 5:00 pm
Keynote Remarks from Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA), House IoT Caucus Co-Chair

Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA) discusses IoT with TIA and our sponsors: Microsoft, Dell, ILS Technology a Telit Company, and Panasonic Corporation of North America.

At the Roundtable, TIA officially released its whitepaper - Realizing the Potential of the Internet of Things: Recommendations to Policy Makers.

The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a world of devices with intelligent interfaces and sensors seamlessly integrated into the Internet, from consumer wearables to monitor health condition to integrated city infrastructure to reduce pollution.

As increased broadband connectivity progresses and moves us further towards realizing the IoT presents the opportunity for an innovation revolution that will bring many new economic opportunities and societal benefit.

AGENDA Updated March 24, 2015

3:00 pm: Opening Remarks: Scott Belcher, Chief Executive Officer, TIA

3:15 pm: Views on the IoT from Industry and Standards Consortia

While many throw the term ‘Internet of Things’ around, what exactly does this mean and what does it represent? Hear from industry and standardization leaders about ongoing and planned IoT efforts, as well as views on the changes needed in both the business and policy realms in order to realize the potential of the IoT.

  • Mihai Voicu, CIO/CSO, ILS Technology a Telit Company (moderator)
  • Stephen Mellor, Chief Technology Officer, Industrial Internet Consortium
  • Liam Quinn, Fellow and Executive Director in the Client Computing Group, Dell
  • Todd Rytting, Chief Technology Officer, Panasonic Corporation of North America

4:30 pm: Keynote: Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA), House IoT Caucus Co-Chair

5:00 pm: Reception

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