IoT Congress: Fog Friends Flock to San Francisco

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IoT Congress: Fog Friends Flock to San Francisco

IoT Congress: Event organizers announced the lineup of more than 60 presenters, session tracks, tutorials and panel sessions for Fog World Congress 2018. Produced by the OpenFog Consortium in collaboration with IEEE Communications Society, the event will take place in San Francisco, October 1-3.
Fog World Congress is the world’s largest gathering of fog leaders and edge influencers. Attendees will include technologists, data scientists, application developers, educators, researchers, analysts, VCs and investors, service providers, government agencies and enterprises representing a multitude of industries.
The event is uniquely focused on fog computing use cases, architecture, standards, developments and research. Use cases will highlight how fog and edge are enabling advanced digital applications in IoT, 5G and AI. Applications in smart cities, transportation, robotics, smart energy and manufacturing will be explored.
The current schedule of keynotes includes Robert MacInnis, CEO of ActiveAether, Mung Chiang, Dean of the College of Engineering at Purdue University, Ashish Nadkarni, Group Vice President of IDC, and Tao Zhang, Visiting Chair Professor, National Chiao Tung University.
Fog Tank, an exciting highlight from last year, will once again culminate this year’s Fog World Congress. The winner of this year’s Fog Tank will receive a prize of $25,000. The Fog Tank contest showcases leading innovators in fog technologies and applications as they take the center stage with investors and VCs. The call for entries is underway and applications must be submitted by August 29. More information can be found here: www.fogcongress.com/fog-tank.aspx.
Fog World ist hosted by the OpenFog Consortium which was founded to accelerate the adoption of fog computing and address bandwidth, latency and communications challenges associated with IoT, 5G and AI applications. Committed to creating open technologies, its mission is to create and validate a framework for secure and efficient information processing between clouds, endpoints and services. OpenFog was founded in November 2015 and today represents the leading researchers and innovators in fog computing.

Author: Tim Cole
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