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10:00am - 4:00pm 360 mins Free
Exhibition Open
Exhibition Hours: 10.00am - 4.00pm
10:20am - 10:30am 10 mins Free
Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
Chairperson's Opening Remarks
10:20am - 10:30am 10 mins Free
Startup Elevate Pitchoff Competition (FREE TO ATTEND)
Chairperson's Opening Remarks
10:30am - 10:50am 20 mins Free
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Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
How IoT is Transforming Retail and the Customer Experience
  • Making the checkout process faster and more efficient with sensors and mobile apps
  • Utilizing beacons and robotics in stores, as well as RFIDs
  • Keeping track of how the product is handled within the supply chain
10:30am - 10:45am 15 mins Free
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Startup Elevate Pitchoff Competition (FREE TO ATTEND)
Solo Presentation: The Pitfalls of Early Stage Startups and how to avoid them
  • Avoiding administrative nightmares
  • Creating a solid business plan
  • Preventing insufficient funding holes
  • Building cohesive teams
  • Choosing the appropriate platforms
10:45am - 11:45am 60 mins Free
Startup Elevate Pitchoff Competition (FREE TO ATTEND)
Pitch Group 6: Industrial IoT & Connectivity
  • Judge Jordan Wahbeh - Managing Director, Bay Angels
  • Judge Vishal Sharma - Principal, Metanoia Inc.
  • Judge Amar Senan - Managing Director, Woodside Capital Partners
  • Judge Christian Loewe - Senior Investment Manager, DB Digital Ventures
10:50am - 11:10am 20 mins Free
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Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
Exploring cutting-edge technology that drives enterprise efficiency
  • Edge Computing and the Cloud
  • Upgrading legacy infrastructure – integrating legacy devices
  • Setting the right protocols and actions
11:10am - 11:40am 30 mins Free
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Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
Panel Discussion: Facing and Overcoming Cybersecurity Challenges in an Interconnected World
  • Overcoming Security & Cybersecurity Threats
  • Creating an effective response and building an intelligent approach to any threats or risks with devices
  • Building the right cybersecurity strategy
11:40am - 12:00pm 20 mins Free
Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
Break
11:45am - 12:00pm 15 mins Free
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Startup Elevate Pitchoff Competition (FREE TO ATTEND)
Solo Presentation: Collaborate or Build? The next steps to launching your product after proving value
  • What are the decisions that must be made once you've demonstrated the value of your product?
  • What are the pros and cons to building your own connectivity, software, and hardware platforms vs buying from or collaborating with someone else?
12:00pm - 12:20pm 20 mins Free
Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
Utilizing Connected Technologies for Product Applications
12:00pm - 1:00pm 60 mins Free
Startup Elevate Pitchoff Competition (FREE TO ATTEND)
Pitch Group 7: Blockchain & Fintech
12:20pm - 12:40pm 20 mins Free
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Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
CABA Presentation: Using Advanced Technologies to Automate Homes and Buildings
  • Speaker Rawlson King - Communications Director, Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)
  • What are the challenges with connectivity?
  • Integrating the right systems and building controls
  • How facility management plays a large part in creating smarter buildings
12:40pm - 1:00pm 20 mins Free
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Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
Securely Connecting to the Cloud with the Internet of Things
  • Creating new cloud and edge platforms to enable new applications
  • Storing data and implementing computing & storage capabilities wherever they are most needed


1:00pm - 1:30pm 30 mins Free
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Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
Panel Discussion: Finance and IoT – How New Technologies will Impact the Payment and Banking Process
  • How fintech will change the future of processes within the industry
  • Digitizing and facilitating seamless payments with mobile apps
  • Overcoming security challenges when transferring payments
1:00pm - 1:30pm 30 mins Free
Startup Elevate Pitchoff Competition (FREE TO ATTEND)
Networking Lunch Break
1:30pm - 2:00pm 30 mins Free
Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
Break
1:30pm - 1:50pm 20 mins Free
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Startup Elevate Pitchoff Competition (FREE TO ATTEND)
Panel Session: Preparing for the Partnership & Acquisition Stage
  • Panelist Matt Oberdorfer - Chief Technology Officer, Frost Data Capital
  • Panelist Rob Halligan - Consultant & Advisor, Halligan Partners
  • What are corporations looking for when shopping for startups to collaborate with or acquire?
  • Is your startup shipshape? What is the value of having good internal structure and order when working with corporations?
  • Determining who to approach and who to avoid
1:50pm - 2:35pm 45 mins Free
Startup Elevate Pitchoff Competition (FREE TO ATTEND)
Pitch Group 8: Retail Tech
  • Judge Deepak Sharma - CEO, Anjay Venture Partners
  • Judge Chris Kocher - Co-founder & Managing Director, Grey Heron Venture Consulting
  • Judge Safa Rashtchy - Managing Director, Think + Ventures
2:00pm - 2:20pm 20 mins Free
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Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
The Power of Data with the Internet of Things: Enhancing Data Visualization and Transparency
  • Data applications that simplify the deployment of Industrial IoT solutions
  • Dashboards assisting to increase understanding of remote assets
2:20pm - 2:40pm 20 mins Free
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Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
What are the Standards and Protocols for IoT Devices?
  • Understanding the architecture of devices, gateways and data systems
  • Having different types of network systems and understanding the requirements for these networks
2:35pm - 2:50pm 15 mins Free
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Startup Elevate Pitchoff Competition (FREE TO ATTEND)
Solo Presentation: Venture Studios as a gold standard for creating IoT Companies
  • Modeling around specific verticals
  • Taking a holistic approach to IoT: understanding current technologies, technology needs, governance, etc
2:40pm - 3:10pm 30 mins Free
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Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
Panel Discussion: How IoT will Impact the Future of Transportation
  • Connected Cars and Autonomous Vehicles
  • How cities will have to change their public policy to fit new technologies for autonomous cars, and how this will impact the job market
2:50pm - 3:00pm 10 mins Free
Startup Elevate Pitchoff Competition (FREE TO ATTEND)
Move to the Ecosystem Center Stage for the Final Pitch Off!
3:00pm - 4:10pm 70 mins Free
Startup Elevate Pitchoff Competition (FREE TO ATTEND)
FINAL PITCH OFF - To determine the winner!
  • Judge Vishal Sharma - Principal, Metanoia Inc.
  • Judge Chris Kocher - Co-founder & Managing Director, Grey Heron Venture Consulting
  • Judge Safa Rashtchy - Managing Director, Think + Ventures
  • Judge John Meyer - Managing Partner, Transpire Ventures
3:10pm - 3:30pm 20 mins Free
Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
Break
3:30pm - 3:50pm 20 mins Free
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Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
Vertica Presentation: Wearables Changing the Future for Consumer Tech
  • Speaker James Chong - CEO, Vidsys
  • Using data analytics for smart devices
  • Optimizing production time and reducing errors
3:50pm - 4:10pm 20 mins Free
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Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
How Smart City Strategies are Improving Quality of Life in the Bay Area
  • Improving transportation
  • Collaboration between small and larger cities within the bay area
4:10pm - 4:40pm 30 mins Free
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Ecosystem Center Stage (FREE TO ATTEND)
Panel Discussion: Securing the Internet of Things with Blockchain
  • Using blockchain to open up new business models, making a new industrial asset, or a monetizable smart thing as well as making smart contact
4:10pm - 4:30pm 20 mins Free
Startup Elevate Pitchoff Competition (FREE TO ATTEND)
Judges Deliberation
4:30pm - 4:40pm 10 mins Free
Startup Elevate Pitchoff Competition (FREE TO ATTEND)
Startup Elevate Pitch Off Competition Winner Announced!