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FRANKLIN INSTITUTE

1776 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PARKWAY

PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103

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A unique forum where global operators and technologists will learn more about Philadelphia’s technology priorities including the current roadmap process. In turn, global success stories of Smart City deployments in Europe and Asia and the latest in Smart City technologies will be discussed. Prominent political officials from the City of Philadelphia and surrounding regions will connect with the LoRa Alliance community in this two and half hour event. More than 300 registrants, local business representatives and municipal leaders are expected to attend.

machineQ (machineq.com)
machineQ , a Comcast service, is dedicated to leveraging the latest in sensor, network, and software technologies to gather and transmit data that can be used to create actionable intelligence from the physical world. machineQ is building a low-power, wide area network - leveraging LoRaWAN® technology - to provide solutions and a platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). ​

The LoRa Alliance (lora-alliance.org)
The LoRa Alliance is an open, non-profit association of members that believes the internet of things era is now. It was initiated by industry leaders with a mission to standardize Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWAN) being deployed around the world to enable Internet of Things (IoT), machine-to-machine (M2M), and smart city, and industrial applications. The Alliance members collaborate to drive the global success of the LoRa protocol (LoRaWAN), by sharing knowledge and experience to guarantee interoperability between operators in one open global standard.

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AGENDA

Opening remarks:

  • Geoff Mulligan, Chairman, The LoRa Alliance

  • Alex Khorram, VP and General Manager, machineQ

Keynote:

  • Mayor Jim Kenney
    City of Philadelphia

City of Philadelphia - Smart City Roadmap and Insights:

  • Charles Brennan, CTO
    City of Philadelphia

Smart City Deployments: Case studies, success stories, tech and architecture:

Connectivity Trends

  • Nokia / Michail Angelov, SVP

Global Carrier Panel

  • SK Telecom (South Korea) / Kyungsoo Han, SVP, IoT Connectivity Solutions

  • Tata Communications (India) / Eric Torres, VP, New Ventures

  • Proximus (Belgium) / Vincent Hebbelynck, Head of Incubation & Corporate Venturing

Technology Panel

  • FlashNet / Lorand Mozes, CEO

  • Trimble Water / Adrian Newcombe, Director, Smart Water Solutions

  • Sensoterra / Jurriaan Ruys, CEO

  • OnePlus / Seamus Devitt, Chief of IoT

  • Globe Tracker / Don Miller, VP, Global Sales &Marketing

Smart City Wrap-up:

  • Hackathon Winning Concepts & Award Presentation

  • Closing

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FRANKLIN INSTITUTE

1776 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN PARKWAY

PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103

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