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#654 Haystack Connect 2019 Call for Presentations is Now Open

John Petze Sat 1 Dec 2018

The technical committee of Project Haystack is excited to announce program topics and open the Call for Presentations for Haystack Connect 2019, taking place May 13-15, 2019 at Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, California.

Haystack Connect is known for the quality of its technical program, which is driven by—YOU—the Project Haystack community. Presentations focus on the real-world challenges in integrating diverse systems and data and are delivered by individuals leading the effort to streamline data interchange through the use of Project Haystack technology.

The technical committee is requesting proposals that address the following topic areas for the 2019 event:

TRACK 1 – Haystack in Practice – Applications of Haystack Tagging in Real World Applications

  • Consulting engineers and Haystack; Making data open - Haystack in specifications; Evolution of new data-oriented business offerings by the consulting community
  • Haystack beyond building environmental systems – Haystack in industrial applications, data centers, agriculture, etc.
  • Why product manufacturers are implementing Haystack in their products
  • The Haystack/Analytics Connection: Haystack's role in streamlining analytics of IoT data
  • End users’ experiences implementing data management strategies and Haystack’s role
  • Haystack for contractors and integrators

TRACK 2 – Technical Track (Targeted at Developers)

  • Haystack type system and BACnet/Brick collaboration
  • Haystack integration and collaboration with other standards
  • Haystack-related open source projects
  • Working Group Updates
  • Open session for community suggested technical topics

TRACK 3 – New Products and Services Using Haystack – “Pitchfest”

  • Up to twelve 20-minute sessions are being offered on a first come first serve basis

Submit brief abstracts, approximately 100-200 words in length, to

The first round of submissions will be accepted until February 15, 2019. Speaking slots will be awarded on a first come, first served basis following technical committee review, so get your presentation submissions in early!

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