Winning with Innovation Centers

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Winning with Innovation Centers

July 20, 2017
Location: AT&T Vail Auditorium, 725 West Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30308
Members Only: AT&T Drive Studio Tour

Speakers

Ken Durand, Chief Idea Alchemist at Dover Corporation (previously Ericsson Innovation)
Rachel Ford, TechStars Atlanta
Mahesh Gupta, General Manager, Innovation and Enterprise Mobility, Delta
Philip Jeffries, Director of Innovation, First Data
Moderator: Merrick Furst, Founder of Flashpoint & Distinguished Professor Georgia Tech

As corporations and industries reinvent themselves and transition toward industry 4.0, we are recognizing a dramatic increase in the quantity and formation of innovation centers. These centers of innovation are designed to round up the best new ideas, enable collaboration between industry players, accelerate new product development & launch, and help focus efforts while eliminating traditional corporate bottlenecks. Join us for a lively panel presentation & discussion illustrating the most productive innovation center examples, diverse ecosystem partners, and example of how innovation centers contribute or drive ROI.  Also join us for a tour of the Drive Studio.

Future of Mobile Video

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The Future of Mobile Video

June 15, 2017
Location: Atlanta Tech Village, 3423 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

Speakers

Steve Benfield, President & COO, onQ
Peter Chau, Senior Product Manager, The Weather Channel
Louis Gump, CEO, NewsOn Media
Louis Gump, CEO, NewsOn Media
Greg Mize, Digital Director, Atlanta Braves
James Prolizo, Sr. Technical Director, Digital Apps, CNN
Moderator: Claude Lama-Solet, pureIntegration

Mobile Content agreements and distribution are changing rapidly with the proliferation of video streaming services everywhere. A panel of mobile video services experts will address the evolving ecosystem in mobile video, changing business models, such as bundling vs a-la-carte, ripple effect of partnerships, and what are the success factors for the future.

AR/VR – Beyond the Hype

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Experts in A/R and V/R provide use cases on how they are CURRENTLY transforming maintenance, advertising, education and shopping.
Panelists:
Dr. Grace Ahn, Professor of Advertising, UGA
John Buzzell, President, You Are Here Studio
Ian Nott, CTO, Aetho
Moderator: Joe Conway, Stable Kernel

Speakers

Dr. Grace Ahn, Professor of Advertising, UGA
John Buzzell, President, You Are Here Studio
Ian Nott, CTO, Aetho
Moderator: Joe Conway, Stable Kernel

TAG IoT Symposium

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We are pleased to announce our partnership with Technology Association of Georgia for the 2017 IoT Symposium. All Wireless Technology Forum members will receive TAG membership pricing to this event held on August 31, 2017 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel. Promo code is WTFIoT2017!

Click here for the TAG IoT Symposium website for more Information & Registration

The 2017 TAG IoT Symposium will bring together distinguished speakers, sponsors, attendees, and exhibitors from across the ecosystem of IoT innovation, providing the most comprehensive IoT agenda ever assembled in the Southeast.

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Mobile World Congress 2017 Wrap-up

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Mobile World Congress 2017 showcased how mobile is the force behind every emerging innovation – it is simply The Next Element. Watch these MWC 2017 highlights http://gsma.at/2osU7yV

5G dominated the discussion at MWC 2017. The conversations within the keynotes and 5G seminars focused on the need for a more pro-investment regulatory environment to help operators deploy 5G networks. Find out more in the GSMA Intelligence analysis: http://gsma.at/2lWjlG2

Smart Cities of the Future

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In April, a panel of smart cities experts from City of Atlanta, Georgia Tech, Tech Square Ventures, and GTRI discussed key trends in smart buildings, smart homes, energy management, and wireless networking with case studies of implementations and the outlook for the future.

Speakers

Debra Lam, Managing Director, Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation at Georgia Institute of Technology
Bill Ver Steeg, Chief Architect of MachineQ and Executive Director at Comcast Cable
Blake Patton, Managing Partner at Tech Square Ventures
Samir Saini, Chief Information Officer, City of Atlanta
Moderator: Jeff Evans, Director, Information and Communications Lab, GTRI, Georgia Institute of Technology

Ultra-Connected Logistics

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In March 2017, the discussion turned to IoT Fleet Management and the future of Ultra-Connected Logistics. A expert panel from UPS, AT&T, Verizon Telematics, Deloitte, and Total Trax discussed use cases in food safety, predictive maintenance, smart cities, and worker productivity.

Speakers

Philip Aiello, Senior Product Manager Automotive Engineering, UPS
Amit Jain, Strategy, Big Data & Business Development Leader, Verizon Telematics
Dick Sorenson, Director of Product Management, TotalTrax
Keith Robinson, City of Atlanta, Mayor’s Office of Innovation, Delivery and Performance
Susan Fitzsimmons, AT&T, IoT Product Marketing Manager
Moderator: Mike Curran, Senior Manager, Global Telecom and Future of Mobility team, Deloitte

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Wearables as Change Agents

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A group of experts in the wearables space discussed key use cases for wearables in 2017 and beyond. These use cases included injury prevention for athletes, clinical drug trials, and workplace injuries.

Speakers

Roderick Moore, Jr. Vice President Sports Performance, Catapult Sports
Andrew Hooge, Product Owner, Validic
Dr. Goutam Koley, VP, Modjoul
Dr. Goutam Koley, VP, Modjoul
Chip Standifer
Chip Standifer

Energizing mCommerce with Messaging

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In January, a global panel of mCommerce experts discussed and debated the personal context of messaging apps, transforming the customer experience and impacting the future of mobile commerce.

Speakers

Bruce Bales, VP Bus Dev & Carrier Management, North America, CLX
Carlos Bosch, Director Market Deployment at GSMA
Carlos Bosch, Director Market Deployment at GSMA
Arun Gore, Board Member, bKash Ltd
Arun Gore, Board Member, bKash Ltd
Jay Sheth, CEO, mGage India

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Mobile Predictions for 2017 and Beyond

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Our popular Annual Analyst event showcases the best pundits in the industry debating the ecosystem of next-generation mobile services, market opportunities, and business models to drive the mobile economy in 2017 and beyond. The discussions addresses topics such as emerging wireless services, disruptive forces, innovation in mobility, security threats, and ecosystem developments, etc.

Speakers

Carlos Bosch, Director Market Deployment at GSMA
Miguel Myhrer, Managing Director & Practice Lead, Communications, Media & Technology Group, Accenture
Berge Ayvazian, Senior Analyst & Consultant, Wireless 20/20
Tim Horan, Managing Director & Senior Analyst, Oppenheimer & Co
Dr. Benn Konsynski, George S. Craft Distinguished University Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management, Goizueta Business School, Emory University

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