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Cisco, Dell, 451 Research to Present at New Fog Computing and Networking Event

By Ken Briodagh October 26, 2017

Cisco, Dell, 451 Research  to Present at New Fog Computing and Networking Event

More than 70 Innovators in Fog Computing are set to take the Stage at Fog World Congress October 30 – November 1 in Santa Clara.

In a recent release, the OpenFog Consortium and the IEEE Communications Society, announced the Fog World Congress, a multi-day conference and exhibit on fog computing and networking, to take place October 30 to November 1 in Santa Clara, California, has announced its faculty of conference speakers, including several key industry leaders from Cisco, Dell, and 451 Research.

These companies will join fellow innovative technology leaders and esteemed research institutions and academia from Stanford, Princeton, Purdue, University of California to collaborate on key challenges and opportunities in the development and deployment of fog computing and networking.

This caliber of speakers is indicative of the growing significance of fog computing, and the crucial role it plays in enabling key technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G mobile systems, embedded artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain, according to the organizers from the OpenFog Consortium and the IEEE Communications Society.

Fog computing and networking provides the infrastructure needed to drive emerging technologies forward and support complex systems in an ever-evolving market landscape.

“Fog computing and networking will be an integral part of the Internet of Things and 5G,” said Christian Renaud, research director for IoT, 451 Research. “In order for these applications to be successful, a coordinated, distributed analytics system that spans from the device to the cloud will be critical. Fog World Congress gives us the most thorough look into the work of those leading the charge into the fog.”

Fog World Congress will take place on Oct. 30-Nov. 1 at the Santa Clara Marriott. The event features more than 75 speakers, 50 sessions, hackathon, social impact workshop, plus an exhibit area to showcase fog-centric technologies, applications and research enabling new business models.

Among the highlighted sessions will be the Fog Tank, where four prominent venture capitalists will take on the hottest startups in fog computing. Additional featured presentations and speakers include:

Autonomous Vehicles—Driving Through the Fog: Transforming Transportation Through Autonomous Vehicles: Seval Oz, Aurima Inc.

Fog & Networking—Fog Computing & Networking: The Multi-Billion $ Opportunity Before Us: Christian Renaud, 451 Research

Edge – Fog and Edge: A Panel Discussion: MEC ETSI, EdgeX Foundry, OpenFog Consortium and IEEE

Carrier’s Viewpoint—What's in it for us? A Carrier's Perspective of Edge Computing: Alicia Abella, AT&T

IoT and Fog - Advancing IoT Through Fog Computing, Hilton Romanski, Cisco

Building Fog Systems—Building a Fog System: Challenges, Opportunities and Standards: Dale Seed, InterDigital and Matt Vasey, Microsoft

Privacy Issues in the New Digital Era: Akyut Dengi, Arizona State University; Bert Kaminski, GE Digital; Mitchell Golner, IoT Nation; May Wang, ZingBox

Public Safety—How Fog Can Enhance Public Safety Through Video Analytics and Other Approaches: Aakanksha Chowdhery, Princeton University and Eileen Healy, Healy & Co

Fog & IIoT—Fog Computing: Keystone of Industry 4.0: Don Banks, ARM; Sam Bhattarai, Toshiba; Flavio Bonomi, Nebbiolo Technologies; Andy Chang, KUKA Robotics and Wilfried Steiner, TTTech

Healthcare – Fog Computing, Health Care and Life Sciences: Patricia Florissi, Dell/EMC

Blockchain—Using Blockchain In Fog To Secure Industrial Workloads and Decentralized Deployments: Susanto Irwan, Sensify Security and Ruchir Tewari, Nebbiolo Technologies

Event Details

What: Fog World Congress 2017

When: Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 2017

Where: Santa Clara Marriott, 2700 Mission College Blvd. Santa Clara, California For more information on the event, and to register, click here.

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