ThingEvent Chicago

Digital Innovation in IoT and AR

Attend an Event Like No Other

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Join us for an afternoon of learning and networking with leaders from organizations transforming their business with IoT and AR. Chicago, IL will provide the perfect setting for an agenda that offers the most up-to-date information on market intelligence, IoT and AR business and technical solutions, and the latest in emerging technologies.

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PTC is committed to delivering a world-class agenda of content for you.

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8:30 – 10:00 AM Registration & Breakfast & Demos
10:00 AM Welcome Dennis Mitchell, Sales Vice President, PTC
10:05 AM Driving Business Value Through Your Digital Transformation Justin Hester, Digital Transformation Director, PTC
10:35 AM Innovating; Beyond a Better Box Steve Postma, Enterprise Architect, Sysmex
11:05 AM Running Successful Augmented Reality Programs Pavan Pant, Innovative Engineering Director, PTC
11:35 AM Transforming Training with Augmented Reality Matthew Kwiatkowski, Global Learning Strategy & Technology Program Lead,
GE Healthcare
Rick Ludwig, Global Learning Strategy & Technology Program Lead,
GE Healthcare
12:05 PM Networking Luncheon & Demos
1:00 PM EPRI Research and PTC Technology in the Utility Space John Simmins, Technical Executive Information & Communication Technology Program, EPRI
1:25 PM Remote Monitoring & Augmented Reality for Industrial Applications Daniel Phillips, Technical Director of Monitoring and Diagnostics, Regal Beloit
1:50 PM Quick Wins While Designing for the Enterprise with Industrial Connectivity Brandon Kennedy, Manufacturing Business Development, Brock Solutions
2:15 PM Intelligent Manufacturing: Imperatives for Success Mark Beckmann, Director, Manufacturing Industry Solutions, Microsoft
2:40 PM Accelerating Time-to-Market for Connected Products Walter Sloan, Director of Development, Digital Solutions, Optimal Design
3:05 PM Living on the Edge John Tsang, Channel Director, HPE
3:30 PM Wrap-Up Dennis Mitchell, Sales Vice President, PTC
3:30 – 5:00 PM Afternoon Reception and Networking

PTC reserves the right to make changes to this agenda at any time


Hyatt Regency Chicago
151 East Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60601

The event will take place in Crystal Ballroom B located in the West Tower on the Lobby Level (Street Level).

You can access this room by walking into the main West Tower front doors. If you are coming from the East Tower Hotel Main Lobby you will take one escalator down to the Concourse Level, walk across the hallway to the West Tower, and take one escalator up to the West Tower Lobby Level.

If you are driving to the event, you may valet your car at the East Tower Main Entrance and we will validate your parking at the Registration Desk.

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