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Bill Pugh

Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Smart Connections

Bill Pugh is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Smart Connections and has a solid background in delivering Smart Grid, Smart City and IoT innovations for more than 15 years. While the technology is important, the main interest is what benefits are delivered to the clients, citizens and constituents across the board.

2:00 - 3:30

April 28th Conference Day One

Track B - Edge in the Public Realm

Edge Computing presents new opportunities for Intelligent Infrastructure by creating an efficient and  privacy-friendly environment for digital services for the community.  What can we learn from the market of its suitability for the infrastructure environment?

 

Moderator:  Bill Pugh, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Smart Connections Consulting

2.00   LuxTurrim Finland Case Study: Intelligent Infrastructure Ecosystem

LuxTurrim is a Nokia Bell Labs project that developed and demonstrated intelligent infrastructure for smart cities.  Through a joint multi-discipline R&D project the ecosystem of partners developed several new smart infrastructure designs incorporating a variety of sensors, new materials, data processing and analytical platforms along with new service, operation & business models enabling smart city services.   Learn how and why an ecosystem of partners is required to develop and deploy the intelligent infrastructure of tomorrow, and how the data derived from the deployed technology can be delivered.

 

David Baum, Director, Global Smart Infrastructure Technology, Valmont Industries Inc. 

Michael AllisonVice President of Sales, Head of Cities and Government, Nokia

 

2.20   Case Study: Philadelphia

Exploring how the City Of Philadelphia views Smart City, IoT & Edge Computing.

 

Mark WheelerChief Information Officer, City of Philadelphia 

 

2.40   Augmenting and Scaling Connected Edge for AI, Automation and Governance

 

Mouli Narayanan, CEO, Zeblok

Saba Arumugam, CTO, CoreStack

 

3.00   Edge for Intelligent Infrastructure

 

Mouli Narayanan, CEO, Zeblok  

Saba Arumugam, CTO, CoreStack

Mark Wheeler, CIO, City of Philadelphia 

David Baum, Director, Global Smart Infrastructure Technology

Valmont Industries Inc.

Michael Allison , Vice President of Sales, Head of Cities and Government, Nokia

Mike Stanfill, Director of Storage and IOT Solutions, Supermicro

2:00 - 3:30

April 29th Conference Day Two

Track B: Application Management

What are the challenges of managing applications for smart intelligent infrastructure?

 

Moderator: 

Bill Pugh, Managing Partner, Smart Connections

 

2.00  Managing the Multi-Tenancy Edge 

          Joe Weinman, Advisor to the Board, EDJX

 

2.20   Managing Intelligent Infrastructure

           Cole Crawford, CEO, Vapor.io

 

2.40  Panel: Managing Applications at the Edge

  • What are the challenges of managing applications at the edge?
  • How do application management requirements differ in smart infrastructure in campus, city, suburban and rural environments?
  • How should workloads be managed between the elements of a smart infrastructure architecture - such as a Public Infrastructure Network Node (such as EDJX), localized data center (such as vapor) and cloud?

          Joe Weinman, Advisor to the Board, EDJX

           Ed Myers, VP, Tilman Digital Cities  

           Cole Crawford, CEO, Vapor.io

           Nancy Shemwell, COO, Rural Cloud Initiative  

           Eric Frazier, President & CEO, Tensor Networks