The best-laid plans often go awry...as they say. Today is March 23, 2020, the day we were SUPPOSED to be at the MIT Media Lab hosting 100’s of people at our annual Connected Things 2020 Conference. But instead of having a cocktail ? at the networking reception right now, I'm drinking at my kitchen table (just kidding) writing this post about our latest podcast, a quick chat I had with Mark Thirman, chair of the Connected Things Conference committee about how we plan on using this "extra time" between the original date (today) and the new date (September 14) to expand the conversation around the conference theme of IoT, AI, and ML as it relates to our new reality in the time of COVID-19.
Mark and I are so thankful for our panelists, volunteers, keynotes Jonathan Ballon, Vice President, Internet of Things Group, Intel, Michael Ellenbogen, Founder & Head of Advanced Technology, Evolv Technology, Dr. Shane Rooney, Executive Director, IoT Networks, GSMA, and Gabi Zijderveld, Chief Marketing Officer, Affectiva our sponsors and partners, American Tower, Davis Malm, Nutter, Verizon, Very, ISM Connect, the Industrial Internet Consortium, and AWS...who are all still joining us for the rescheduled September 14 event.
We look forward to raising a glass with everyone when we can see you in person, but right now, we hope you're all staying healthy (and sane) and we look forward to continuing the Connected Things conversation with you digitally for now!