IOT at Austin Forum on Tues, June 5
Everything is always connected, particularly with the emergence of the Internet of Things (IOT). Learn more about this ever-expanding technology at the Austin Forum on Tuesday, June 5 in a session titled “Realizing the Potential of Billions of Connected Devices.”
Leading the discussion for this event is Rhonda Dirvin, who is Director of IoT and Embedded at ARM. Since joining this company in 2011, she has worked in several marketing and strategic roles, including digital marketing and alliances. She now drives ARM’s marketing strategy through the lens of IoT vertical markets and is a Founding Board member of the OpenFog Consortium. Dirvin is an experienced electronics-industry veteran, who began her career with Motorola Semiconductor, where she worked for 17 years. She holds a BS in electrical engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas.
The Tuesday, June 5 edition of the Austin Forum occurs at the Central Library (710 W. Cesar Chavez in Downtown Austin). Doors open at 5:45 pm, the presentation begins at 6:15pm and the post-event reception commences at 7:30 pm. Sign up here to ensure your spot on the guest list. There is no cost to take part in the Austin Forum.
In addition to learning about the most interesting new technologies, Austin Forum attendees have a chance to win a free badge for SXSW 2019. Download the sli.do app on your smart phone before the event begins so you can have a chance to attend next year’s March Magic at no cost.
Other Austin events for the week of June 4
June 4: Apple WWDC Keynote Viewing Party
June 4: Intro to the Austin Media Scene — Media ATX
June 4: Best Practices for Prototypes and MVPs
June 4: Austin Virtual League Meet Up
June 4: Austin RB Meet UP
June 5: Austin Forum: The Internet of Things
June 5: Venture Forth Pitch Night and Graduation
June 5: Capital Factory Accelerator Info Session
June 5: Intro to Fundraising in Austin
June 5: iPhone Developers Meet Up
June 5: User Experience Design Info Session
June 5: New Worlds Space
June 5: Product Management Info Session
June 6: Health Tech Austin
June 6: Launch Your Freelance Design Career
June 6: Austin Digital Marketing Conference
June 6: EmacsATX Meet Up
June 6: Austin Online Marketing for Entrepreneurs
June 6: Data Science and Web Development Info Session
June 6: IOT Deep Dive Workshop Meet Up
June 7: Austin Marketo User Group Meet Up
June 7: Laravel Austin Meet Up
June 7–10: Startup Weekend Hackout 2018
June 9: Factom Blockchain Hackathon
Other upcoming Austin events
June 11: Cofounders Wanted Austin Meetup
June 12: How Technology Impacts Success
June 12: Intro to the Austin Startup Scene and Ask Me Anything
June 13: Female Founders Meet Up
June 13: Austin Hispanic Hackers Meetup
June 13: ACG Central Texas’ Growth Awards Lunch
June 14: Video Game Makers Unite!
June 16: Latinitas Party for Chica Power
June 19: SKU 6 Showcase Day — Graduation Pitch Event
June 20: Intro to Seed Funding & SputnikATX
June 21: Central Texas LGBT-Allies Diversity Summit
June 21: Uncloaking the Crypto World and Unravelling the Blockchain
June 22: DivInc Demo Day
June 23: Austin Ice Cream Festival
June 25: SXSW 2019 PanelPicker Speaking Application Process Begins
August 3–5: RTX Austin 2018
August 22: Snap Judgement LIVE!
October 2: InnoTech Austin
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