#472 Haystack Connect 2017 Program Preview Announced

John Petze Thu 23 Feb


Haystack Connect 2017 Program Preview

There are a lot of reasons to attend Haystack Connect 2017:

  • Meet and network with leading experts that are implementing real world solutions that combine diverse devices, systems, data and protocols
  • See the very latest software and hardware solutions for the Building IoT
  • Increase your knowledge about Project-Haystack standards and how to use Haystack tagging to streamline engineering and deployment of smart systems
  • Be part of, or just watch, the Interoperable Blues Band
  • It’s fun! It’s Educational

One of the most important is the high quality technical program - sessions by industry experts that get to the real issues and solutions in connecting smart devices and their data into solutions. Here is a preview of sessions already on the program:

In the Security Track:

  • Security for Our Devices and Systems; Protect the BAS; Secure the data; Isolate every stream; virtualize the edge
  • Using SSL and VPNs to provide security for connected systems

In the Software Tools Track:

  • Implementing Haystack “ops” and “markers” with wire sheet programming tools
  • Network Analytics: The Next Big Thing to improve performance and reliability of building systems
  • Integrating Niagara 4 Data and Tags Automatically with a Haystack Sync Service
  • StackHub: Package Management and E-commerce Portal for the Haystack Community
  • Open Source Tools for Haystack Data Modeling

In the Project-Haystack Technology Track:

  • Introduction to Project-Haystack and Data Modeling – if you are new to Haystack start here
  • Payoffs of Haystack Tagging for Smart Building Projects
  • Project Haystack and the End User – How Owners Benefit from Project Haystack

The Haystack “Geek Track” (Danger there may be math involved)

  • Deep Dive into the Haystack 3.0 Meta Model and the Haystack 3.0 Authentication Model
  • Time Series Data and Haystack - Transforming real-time data into actionable information, and provide the means to analyze and visualize the data to assist in the business decision processes.
  • When Tags Are Introduced to Numbers, the Sum is Greater than the Whole
  • Review of Major Additions to the Haystack Tagging Library and Equipment System Models

Real World IoT Deployments:

  • Connecting over 5000 building control systems to the internet to provide new functionality, capabilities. Understanding challenges, benefits, vulnerabilities and the role of meta data tagging
  • Large Scale IoT Architectures - The Role of the Cloud and the Edge - Lessons Learned in Large Scale Cellular-connected System

Next Generation Hardware Technology Track:

  • Hobbyist Computers – Is Control and Data Modeling Now Free?
  • Using the Sedona Framework to Create a Truly Open Controller
  • Wired and Wireless Communications Options and Challenges in Building IoT Applications
  • The Open Source “Studs” Effort – Building Reliable Embedded Software with Fantom

The Community Track – Bringing Together the Activities of Standards Groups and Open Source Communities:

  • Use of Metadata and Semantic Tagging in BACnet® and ASHRAE Efforts on Metadata
  • The Sedona Alliance – Furthering the Options for Open Control Platforms
  • Promoting Haystack Tagging in CMMS, EAM, and ERP for Industrial Control System Integration and Predictive Maintenance
  • Department of Energy Support for FDD

This is just a preview of presentations already accepted. The call for speakers remains open until March 15 (based on availability). Watch for continued updates on the Haystack Connect 2017 program. Subscribe to our mailing list here:

Early Bird discounted registration is available through Feb 28.

For full details on Haystack Connect 2017 click here

Note agenda topics subject to change.

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