Governor Garlin Gilchrist will deliver the IoT Tech Connect lunch keynote
address at the Michigan Science Center on April 29, 2019 to discuss the
administration’s interest in using technology to expand economic opportunities
and streamline governance to make Michigan a home for opportunity.
“The Michigan technology
community is eager to hear when the new Whitmer administration will do to
support the rapidly expanding technology sector in Michigan, particularly in
Detroit where thousands of technology entrepreneurs are developing tomorrow’s
technologies,” said Mike Brennan, Editor & Publisher of MITechNews.Com, the
co-producer of IoT Tech Connect. XaaS1.Com also is co-producer.
DETROIT – If you want to get the latest
updates on Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities and Mobility, you’re
going to want to attend IoT Tech Connect on April 29 at the Michigan Science
Center. And to help you decide to do so, Global Auto Mobility is offering its
readers a 36 percent ticket discount – that includes meals. Really.
IoT Tech Connect offers a panel on Connected
and Autonomous Vehicles that features national experts Kirk Steudle (formerly
Michigan Department of Transportation Director), Michael Noblett, new president
of the American Center for Mobility, Carrie Morton, Deputy Director of MCity at
the University of Michigan, and Jeremy McClain, Director of Systems and
Technology, Continental North America.
Another panel focused on Smart Cities
includes Barry Einsig, Principal at CAVita, Rebecca Hunter, from Crown Castle,
Justin Snowden from the City of Detroit, and Valerie Brugeman, from the Center
for Automotive Transportation.
Autoline Founder John McElroy leads a third
panel that looks at Automated Highway Systems. Panelists include Einsig, Rajiv
Gupta, IoT Partner Support Intel, and Gerry McDonnell, Founder DAVRA.
In the Mobility track, DBusiness Editor RJ
King moderates an electric vehicle panel that includes Daron Gifford, Partner
at Plante Moran, Robert Bollinger, CEO of Bollinger Motors (building an
electric pickup truck), and Shodit Mere, CEO of Pedestrian (building an
electric last mile autonomous delivery vehicle.)
IoT Tech Connect also features panels on how
to keep hackers out of IoT, and Connected Vehicles, the future of 3D including
in manufacturing lead by Unity Technologies, the world’s largest 3D software
developer, as well as tracks to help Entrepreneurs pitch Angel Investors,
Create legal marijuana businesses, and promote their companies through social
medial. Yet another track features companies involved in the Technology As A
Service business. All the tracks can be found at this link: https://iottechconnect.com/schedule/
Global Auto Mobility is offering a 36 percent
discount on ticket prices, reducing ticket prices from $125 to just $80. Just
specify the number of tickets, and when you go to the shopping cart, enter the
discount code grpdisc2019 and the price drops to $80.
of the 1950s and ’60s predicted that by the 2000s, flying cars and airborne robots would be a part of our everyday
lives. Instead, we live in a world dominated by live streaming, smartphones and
those forecasters didn’t quite get the timing right, they got the technology
right. Today, we are at the brink of another technological boom. This time,
technologies like self-driving vehicles and robot assistants are under
development. Soon, these and the other exciting technologies described
below will go mainstream, changing the world in the process.
The scale of emerging malware threats
affecting Internet of Things (IoT) devices more than doubled last year as
connected devices grew in popularity with businesses and consumers.
explosion of IoT adoption during 2018 gained the attention of cyber criminals,
who now consider this technology as “easy prey” given the majority of
exploits centre on weak passwords or unpatched software.
number of devices on the market with internet connectivity currently is
staggering, and not set to slow down any time soon
In fact, industry experts predict that, by 2021, there will be
between 27 and 40 billion interconnected devices making up the Internet of
While a large proportion of these devices benefit and enhance our
personal lives, this rapid expansion is also giving rise to new opportunities
in the business world. Being able to share information openly has the potential
to significantly benefit and improve countless industries.
IoT Tech Connect has announced
the names of the speakers making up the Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
track. The industry experts include MCity’s VArrie Morton, CAVita’s Barry Einsig,
Econolite’s Kirk Steudle, and Autoline Founded and journalist John McElroy