TAG to Host 2016 Internet of Things Symposium: Industry 4.0 on July 19th 2016


TAG to Host 2016 Internet of Things Symposium: Industry 4.0 on July 19th 2016

Senior Executives from Atlanta’s most respected organizations expected for an event focused on The Internet of Things and The Fourth Industrial Revolution

ATLANTA (May 10, 2016) – Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) announced today, in partnership with presenting sponsors Global Payments and SAP along with the TAG Mobility, Cloud, Data Science & Analytics societies, they will be hosting the inaugural Internet of Things Symposium on July 19, 2016 at the Renaissance Waverly in Atlanta.

“The Internet of Things is an opportunity for the world to reduce waste and massively increase efficiency through data driven decision making,” commented Walt Carter, CIO, Primary Capital Mortgage, LLC. “The Internet of Things Symposium will allow executives and technologists a platform for ideation and knowledge exchange.”

The goal of the one-day conference, which is expected to attract more than 500 attendees, is to explore the exploding IoT industry and its impact on our State’s economy and business ecosystem. Confirmed keynote presenters include:

  • Nayaki Nayyar, GM and Global Head of IoT and Innovation GTM, SAP
  •  Daryl C. Plummer,  Managing Vice President, Chief of Research and Chief Gartner Fellow
  •  Wienke Giezeman, Founder, The Things Network

Featuring a rich program that will explore this sixth wave of technological innovation and how IoT is transforming virtually every aspect of our lives.

“If you think about it, Georgia has one of the most powerful technology ecosystems in the world.  The cadence at which our senior executives get together to share ideas, solve problems or simply give back through organizations like TAG is simply unprecedented,” commented Todd Peneguy, IoT Symposium Chair. “The TAG IoT Symposium is specifically designed to galvanize a core group of our community’s leaders around the importance of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and start to position Georgia as a global leader in a market that’s expected to be more than $7 trillion by the year 2020.”

In addition to the keynote presentations, Georgia executives will be featured in panel discussions that will focus on key elements to Georgia’s success in IoT: Infrastructure and Education. Innovators such as Alan Dabbiere, founder of Georgia-success-stories Manhattan Associates and AirWatch, will take the stage to speak on the world of possibilities in IoT.

More programming information, sponsorship information, and registration is available at www.IOTGA.org.

 About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 30,000 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 34 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at www.hubga.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.

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