The Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling a whole new level of innovation and functionality in just about every sector, including energy. Panelists will discuss how the Internet of Things (IoT) is driving innovation in the energy space and will touch on opportunities for entrepreneurs, technology innovation occurring in Michigan, policy development, and the larger national market that could shape the industry’s growth. The panel will include industry leaders and will cover some of the following key issues:
How is IoT driving innovation in the energy space?
What are the emerging and associated technologies?
What barriers exist to greater adoption?
What opportunities are there for entrepreneurs and start-ups to engage in this market?
What’s the opportunity for Michigan?
What’s Next in this space?
Moderator: Josh Brugeman
Panelists: Michael Forbis, CEO of Arborlight, Glynne Townsend, CEO of Spider9 , Rakesh Katragadda, CEO and CTO of AMF-Nano
Emerging technologies and a new outlook on our world can help us be more energy efficient than ever before and expand the use of clean energy. In this age of extreme weather, dramatically fluctuating fuel prices, and unpredictable power outages, the question is: how resilient are you? Drawing on his expertise in energy efficiency and clean energy, Sean Reed will help attendees understand our rapidly changing world and how to make smart decisions about energy – in their business and family life. As Sean will explain, the time is right to seize this opportunity. We can take control of our energy future, but we must act now.