AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in secure, intelligent wireless technology for a more connected world has added prominent keynote speakers to Works With 2021, the defining Internet of Things (IoT) conference livestreaming for free to thousands of engineers, developers and technologists worldwide, this September 14-15. Titled "The Future of Smart Cities Powered by IoT," the session will focus on smart city innovations and how IoT technology enables cities and municipalities to address new demands on critical infrastructure.
This session airs September 15 from 9:00 AM – 9:55 AM CT and will be moderated by Ross Sabolcik, vice president, industrial and commercial IoT, Silicon Labs and features city officials, equipment providers and data analysts to discuss how the IoT can help cities adapt to these challenges and deliver improved services to residents. Panelists include:
- John Romero, vice president of industry solutions, Landis + Gyr, a global advanced metering solutions provider helping the world manage energy better
- Raiford Smith, electric and gas utilities and technology senior executive at Google-X, the moonshot factory, who develop radical new technologies to help solve the world's hardest problems
- Mayor Steve Adler and City Manager Spencer Cronk, City of Austin
Speakers will discuss the growing challenges for smart city infrastructure, specifically sustainable energy production, infrastructure resilience for extreme weather events and handling new loads on electric utilities. Electric vehicle charging, detecting and fixing water distribution leaks and connected street lighting and environmental sensing will also be part of the discussion.
"It's an honor to welcome such outstanding keynotes to discuss the timely topic of climate and sustainability, as we strive to build smarter cities and more efficient infrastructure," stated Ross Sabolcik, vice president and general manager, industrial and commercial IoT, Silicon Labs. "Silicon Labs portfolio recently expanded to include the Wi-SUN standard, a comprehensive solution optimized for large scale, long-range LPWAN networks. Wi-SUN offers an open approach to industrial and smart city applications for more scalable, resilient and safer infrastructure in cities across the globe."
Media interested in attending the Works With 2021 press conference on Tuesday, September 14 at 11:00 AM CT, please register here.
About Works With
Works With is your one connection to all things IoT. The annual conference gathers the biggest names in the industry, including IoT decision-makers and device developers, to share and receive practical training and educational sessions. Attendees leave with actionable insights to build, deploy and interconnect the latest smart home, smart city and industrial IoT (IIoT) technologies to accelerate market launch. Works With 2021 is held virtually and free of charge. This year's agenda can be found here. For more information and to register for this year's event, visit workswith.silabs.com.
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