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Wednesday, June 26 • 10:00am - 1:00pm
Bluetooth SIG Workshop: The Importance of Interoperability in Expanding the Role of Wireless in Embedded and Sensor Based Solutions

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This unique workshop features four interactive sessions from industry leaders providing case studies and insights from implementing wireless technologies in their commercial and industrial solutions. The workshop concludes with a panel session and Q&A with all the presenters.


Session 1: 10:05am - 10:35am
Understanding the Rapid Adoption of Bluetooth in Non-Consumer Applications
Jim Katsandres / Sr. Director, Developer Relations and Evangelism
Bluetooth SIG will speak on the key Bluetooth low power technology advancements enabling greater than 1km connections and entire building and campus networks.

Session 2: 10:50am - 11:20am
Expanding the Role of Wireless Standards in Location Services
Tom Ruth / VP, Americas, Quuppa
Learn why location services are some of the fastest growing use cases in commercial and industrial settings.

Session 3: 11:35am - 12:05pm
Simplifying Multi-Vendor mesh and Sensor Networks
Francesco Doddo / RF and Sensor Application Manager / STMicroelectronics
Learn how the latest in mesh networking technology enables large scale wireless automation and sensor solutions.

Session 4: 12:15pm - 12:45pm
This informative roundtable session will feature an interactive panel discussion with the speakers.

All ETC attendees can attend free of charge; must opt in during registration or in the Attendee Resource Center. Space is limited; first-come, first-seated.

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Francesco Doddo

RF and Sensor Application Manager, STMicroelectronics
Francesco Doddo is Manager of the Sensors, RF and Cloud Support team for STMicroelectronics in the US, Canada, and Latin America, and has held this position since it was created in early 2017.Doddo began his career at STMicroelectronics in 2000 on an R&D team in Catania, Italy. He... Read More →
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Jim Katsandres

Sr. Director, Developer Relations and Evangelism, Bluetooth SIG
Jim Katsandres leads the Developer Relations activities at the Bluetooth SIG.  His international team works to provide developers the information and resources they need to create the next generation of Bluetooth enabled products and services.Katsandres has been in the Internet of... Read More →
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Tom Ruth

VP, Americas, Quuppa
Tom Ruth is the Vice President of the Americas for Quuppa and is responsible for managing the team and its profitability in the region. Tom brings over 25 years of marketing disruptive technologies and managing smart growth within high performance organizations. Prior to Quuppa... Read More →

Wednesday June 26, 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm PDT
McEnery Convention Center 150 W. San Carlos Street San Jose, CA 95113