• June 2, 2015
  • National Press Club
    Washington D.C.


On July 25th, thought-leaders from government and industry gathered to discuss current and emerging IoT trends, the growing role of IoT as a platform for innovation in government, and key challenges and business drivers that agencies should consider. If you missed the event, you can view the encore presentation of our Government Keynote Speakers and download additional content below to learn more about this topic.

IoT: A Mission Perspective - Encore Presentation

Watch this encore presentation of Adrian Gardner, FEMA discussing how IOT will help citizens before, during and after a disaster. Specifically, he looks at how the agency is able to leverage wearable devices, unmanned aerial vehicles and other sensor platforms to help first-responders and their leaders make better-informed, real-time decisions. He also shares his vision for the role of IoT during the next five years. WATCH ADRIAN GARDNER PRESENTATION

IoT: The Reality and the Promise - Encore Presentation

The Internet of Things is expected to become an important platform for innovation in government, providing agencies with new tools for managing their operations and delivering on their missions. But first agencies need to understand what exactly is meant by IoT. In this encore presentation, Jeffrey Voas, NIST, discusses the foundational elements of IoT and the broader concept of the network of things (NoT) and what this means for the future of IoT in government.

IoT Gains Traction

Organizations use IoT data to create apps, manage assets, and improve service. Part of the challenge that comes with the Internet of Things (IoT) is learning to think about problems—and solutions—in new ways. IoT’s basic value proposition is simple. READ THE FULL SUMMARY HERE

Event Agenda

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

7 AM
8 AM
9 AM
10 AM
11 AM
12 PM
1 PM
8:00 am - 8:05 am Opening Remarks
8:05 am - 8:30 am Opening Government Keynote: IoT: A Mission Perspective
  • Adrian Gardner Chief Information Officer Federal Emergency Management Agency
8:30 am - 9:00 am Opening Keynote
9:00 am - 9:30 am Government Keynote: IoT: The Reality and the Promise
  • Jeffrey Voas Computer Scientist National Institute of Standards and Technology
9:30 am - 10:20 am Government Panel: IoT: Laying the Foundation for Government Innovation
  • Brian Done Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Office of Cybersecurity & Communications Department of Homeland Security
  • Evelyn Remaley Acting Director, Digital Economy, U.S. Department of Commerce &
    Deputy Associate Administrator, Policy Analysis and Development
    National Telecommunications and Information Administration
  • Jeffrey Voas Computer Scientist National Institute of Standards and Technology
10:20 am - 10:40 am Networking Break & Demo Area
10:40 am - 11:20 am Asset Management and IoT: Changing the Way Maintenance is Conducted
10:40 am - 11:20 am Continuous Engineering: Laying a Foundation for IoT
  • Bill Shaw Program Director, Offering Management – Continuous Engineering IBM Internet of Things
11:20 am - 12:00 pm Facilities Management and IoT: Optimizing Operations through Analytics
  • John Smart Program Director, Cognitive Retail and Workplace Offerings IBM Internet of Things
11:20 am - 12:00 pm Resource Management and IoT: Improving Management through Actionable Analysis
  • Jodie Fisher Business Unit Executive, Watson IoT Insurance & Worker Safety IBM Software Group
  • Michael Sullivan Global Cognitive Solutions Leader, Water and Environmental Management IBM Software
12:00 pm - 1:05 pm Lunch & Government Keynote: Think Exponentially, Act Now: Why IoT and Machine Learning Will Transform Public Service
  • Dr. David Bray Senior Executive and Chief Information Officer Federal Communications Commission
1:05 pm - 1:10 pm Closing Remarks
1:10 pm - 2:00 pm Networking & Demo Area