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Internet of Manufacturing South

November 19, 2019 - November 20, 2019

LF Edge will be on-site at the Internet of Manufacturing South conference on November 19-20 in Dallas, Texas. Join us at the Omni Dallas Hotel at Park West for two days of manufacturing case studies, digital transformation best practices and the advancement of business models through technology.

On November 19 at 1:45-2:15  pm, Matthew Trifiro, CMO for Vapor IO and LF Edge Chair of the Glossary of Edge Computing and Mike Woster, CRO and COO of the Linux Foundation, will lead a panel discussion titled “Let’s Get Started with Edge Implementation.” The discussion will focus on what Edge is, what it offers and whether one day the Cloud will be obsolete.

Additionally, Mike will present “Edge Computing: How, what and why with LF Edge” on November 20 at 12:20-12:25 pm. His talk will feature how edge computing will impact manufacturers and how open source projects like LF Edge is the perfect solution.

On November 20, Greg Althaus, LF Edge Member and CTO of RackN, will participate in a panel about Edge to Cloud Connectivity at 1:55 – 2:25 pm. The panel will explore the evolution and effects of 5G, LPWAN and Wi-Fi choices on manufacturers’ approaches to data collection and infrastructure and discuss how high speed and low speed data solutions pair well together to advantage the work of making. Plus, gather tested stories in how companies integrate legacy/ closed loops systems with the appropriate communication protocol while being secure.

At 4:10 – 4:35 pm, Greg will join the Cybersecurity in the Advance Manufacturing Supply Chain Panel. The panel will discuss security challenges around BYOD, Automation, Shadow IT, plus new IoT stacks and the touch points brought by new factory floor features like robotics. Attendees will learn how work with different parts of your organization to communicate and train teams on the security protocols and policies needed to minimize hacks, respond and recover quickly.

If you’re interested in attending the event, use the code “LFEDGE15” for a 15% discount. Register here.


November 19, 2019
November 20, 2019
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