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Business Innovations & Emerging Technologies Workgroup

How the "Internet of Things" Is Changing
Government Services Today

September 29, 2015
9:00 am - 11:30 am
(8:30 am Check-In)
NYS Forum Training Room
24 Aviation Road, Suite 206, Albany, NY 12205

Also available via Webinar

Presentation Overview

The Internet of Things is not a just a futuristic vision. Governments around the world are using IoT today to address real problems and deliver better services. The goal of this session is to introduce attendees to what the Internet of Things (IoT) is making possible now and what Government services it will enable in the immediate future. Join us and learn how governments are using these technologies and the actual benefits they are realizing.

Featured Presentations:

Executive Order 88 and the Role of Technology in Build Smart NY
Paul Belnick, Vice President, Integrated Grid at New York Power Authority will provide opening comments and discuss how innovative use of technology is helping NYS progress toward the goal of 20% energy reduction by 2020
A Primer on the Internet of Things
Kishor Bagul, former CTO of New York State ITS will moderate a panel comprising the morning's presenters, as they explain the fundamentals of IoT.
Real Results in Government with the Internet of Things
Clifford Thomas, Manager, Smart Connected Communities Group, Cisco and Rus Healy, Chief Technology Architect at Annese and Associates. This presentation will discuss real world challenges faced by public sector organizations in Real Estate/Facility Management, Transportation, Safety and Security, and Health. They will highlight recent case studies of how governments in the US and abroad have successfully addressed these challenges with IoT technologies.
How Communities Are Getting Smarter, Safer, and More Efficient with IoT
Anthony Seal, IoT Practice Manager from AT&T will share examples of how IoT is being used by government agencies to reduce costs, increase safety, and engage their citizens. In addition, Anthony will discuss Best Practices and Strategies for managing the connected government environment of the future.