Get ready for a good-old-fashioned block party-esque night with Deep Ellum Brewing and a huge VR-focused drinks & demos event in Dallas, featuring amazing local and national companies like Samsung and the VR company working with the Cowboys, who have that have been making waves across the world with their groundbreaking technologies and creations.
Not only that, we are bringing the film & entertainment industry into the mix, with screenings from innovators combining the virtual with the film industry.
This open format event provides opportunities to connect with up to ten of these companies, their founders, and their technical masterminds, with a lightning round of pitches to break the evening up and let you know why you can't miss meeting each and every one.
6:00: Networking with snacks and bites; Screenings kick off
6:45: Lightning Round Introduction of Demo Companies
7:00: Back to demos, networking and drinks
8:00 Tech costume contest - prizes to follow!
12:30pm – 1:30 pm The Nokia Executive Experience Center, located in Plano, TX is a unique and world-class demonstration center developed to showcase our end-to-end solutions and products. Using a live and integrated network, we are able to showcase Nokia product features and applications in a very dynamic way.
As networks evolve, the Internet Of Things becomes the buzz word du jour, but Nokia takes the entire goal of IOT one step further. Our vision is to re-imagine how technology blends into our lives. Through our partnership with the ngConnect program, we interface with entrepreneurs and the ngConnect ecosystem of innovative companies to collaborate on solution concepts, business models and market trials.
The ngConnect program has built an ecosystem that enables member companies to develop new products and services faster, and with a higher profile to customers. Join Jason Collins, Teri Gibbs, and Khamis Abulgubein for an overview of the program and our approach to innovation.
1:30pm – 1:50pm Coffee Break
1:50pm – 2:30pm Walking Tour of the center highlighting Nokia core competencies and a detailed tour and discussion in the ngConnect area. Areas of focus include business model concepts, market trials, and innovation in areas such as IoT, smart cities, and connected medicine. Includes a brief stop in the Innovation Lab, which is used for innovation discussions, strategy sessions and ideation sessions.
Moderator:Caitlin Studley Campus Director at The Iron Yard
Eric Sowell Front End Instructor at The Iron Yard
Tony Childs, Technical Lead at Google
Jonathan Curran Software ConsultantNeil Duffy VP Product at ServiceLine Technology
We now live in the age of connectivity--devices are all being synced and utilize multiple communication mediums. NEX has put together a panel of IoT engineers for a discussion on today's various IoT radios and connection methods, as well as what's in store for the future of IoT and connected devices.
Dennis Dayman - Return Path
Steve Ball - MultiTech, Senior Director Product Management:
Will Yapp - Senet, VP Business Development:
Ken Lowe - Quantum IoT
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