IoT North Conference Announces Speaker Lineup and Agenda for
CALGARY, ALBERTA February 14, 2022 – The opportunities of IoT solutions are virtually limitless and have already permeated a wide variety of sectors in Canada, with reports claiming 81% of Canadian businesses adopted IoT solutions in 2020. As Canadian companies look to automate and make their operations more agile, computerized and efficient, where do they go next?
IoT North Conference will dive deep into the current state of IoT and its next-generation developments to discover how Canadian organizations can seize the IoT opportunity to their advantage and discuss where and how Canada can leverage the IoT to the fullest.
The inaugural event will bring together over 350+ delegates, 1000+ visitors and 30+ sessions to the BMO Centre – Stampede Park in Calgary, Canada, between March 30 and 31, 2022, and provide insights from over 80+ speakers sharing their expert industry knowledge in the forms of dynamic panel discussions, in-depth roundtables, and technical presentations.
“When we talk IoT, we should also talk IoP…the Internet of People. The power of this conference is in how it collaboratively convenes expertise and perspectives across a very broad spectrum and brings them into a singular focus,” said
Bill Whitelaw, Managing Director, Strategy and Sustainability at geoLOGIC systems and JWN Energy.
Notable agenda highlights include Doug Schweitzer, Alberta’s Minister of Jobs, Economy, and Innovation, who will open the conference with a welcoming address to attendees. An in-depth panel discussion on energy-efficient IoT technologies that can help your business reduce its carbon footprint and achieve emission targets featuring experts Nannette Ho-Covernton, Sustainability Leader, Spartan Controls, Dr. Steve Liang, Founder & CTO, SensorUp, and Marshall Berkin, Vice-president, Industry Solutions, TELUS Business Solutions. As well as a roundtable designed for entrepreneurs and startups covering topics such as angel investing, policies, programs, and accelerators to support IoT development and cross-border investment.
“Technology and innovation are essential to push us forward, and Alberta’s innovators are some of the best and brightest. Conferences like this will help innovators from both Alberta and Canada further spur innovation, collaboration, and growth. Years from now, some of the new solutions and successes that are celebrated will be able to trace their way to conversations and connections made at the IoT North Conference in Calgary,” said Doug Schweitzer, Alberta’s Minister of Jobs, Economy, and Innovation.
The first set of speakers being announced includes:
- Bill Whitelaw, Managing Director, Strategy and Sustainability at geoLOGIC systems and JWN Energy
- Brenda Beckedorf, Executive Director, Alberta IoT Association
- Cam Linke, CEO, Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii)
- Cara Wolf, CEO, Ammolite Analytx
- Dr. Steve Liang, Founder & CTO, SensorUp; Professor and Rogers IoT Research Chair at U of C
- Mark Collins, Founder, F2Factor
- Marshall Berkin, Vice-president, Industry Solutions, TELUS Business Michel Langelier, CEO, AIoT Canada
- Neeraj Gupta, Chief Strategy Officer, Attabotics
- Wilson Acton, President & CEO, ALCO Ventures
A wide range of companies have confirmed their participation at IoT North Conference. Among those being announced today are:
Further speakers and organizations, as well as sponsors, will be communicated over the next several weeks. Up-to-date information on the agenda and participants can be found on the event website at www.iotnorthconference.ca Register as a delegate to gain full access to the conference schedule and exhibition, as well as exclusive networking opportunities, the opening night reception, and the many surprising discoveries we expect to come to the surface at IoT North Conference. Exhibition visitor passes are FREE until Feb 28.
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About IoT North Conference:
IoT North Conference 2022 will take place in-person & virtually from March 30-31 at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park in Calgary, Canada. The conference will bring the IoT Sector together for a meaningful Pan-Canadian event to strengthen the future of IoT for Canada. For the first time, Calgary will host a large-scale gathering of the IoT Community from Canada and abroad to engage in lively discussion, in-depth learning and collectively address the challenges and opportunities Canada faces in pursuit of a leading role in technology and IoT. The event features a two-day business and technical conference running alongside an exhibition featuring leading brands and innovative companies. Over the days of the event, attendees will learn, engage, and network with the IoT Community as they explore the global opportunity of IoT for Canada, both nationally and internationally.
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