Regional Internet of Things group RIoT plans webinar to fight virusNhung Mai
In this time of fear and confusion, NC RIoT will be sharing a message of hope and progress as leaders in the tech space share how the Internet of Things and Data can mitigate the effects of the current COVID-19 crisis and prepare for others in the future.
This virtual event will explore novel ways that technology and data can be used to combat pandemics & protect public health.
RIoT [the Regional Internet of Things users group] has always expressed its belief in technology’s role of promoting economic growth, but now more than ever, we’d like to highlight its role in defending public health. Although living in a modern, connected world has enabled the quicker spread of the virus, our modernity can also be our white knight if we start putting our advancements to better use in the public health sector. Tune in to the discussion to learn more.
Featured Speakers Include:
+ Tom Snyder (Executive Director – RIoT) – Moderator
+ Veena Misra (Center Director – ASSIST) – Wearable sensors for persistent health monitoring
+ Brian Bender (Chief Science Officer – Intake) – Personal health monitoring
+ Ashlee Valente (Senior Scientist – Torus) & John Harer (CEO – Torus) – Analytics for massively complex systems like global health
+ Steve Bennett (Director of Public Sector Practice – SAS) – AI for faster vaccine development
+ Emil Runge (Director of Programs – BARDA/First Flight Venture Center) – Funding opportunities for COVID research
+ Michael Levy (President – Digital Health Institute for Transformation) – Keeping mental health front of mind
+ Nick Jordan (CEO – Smashing Boxes) – Data use across EHR systems
+ Manal El-Ramly (Director, Board of Directors – Newsco) – Information dissemination via the screens all around us
Can the Internet of Things play a role in the future when we are challenged by the next contagion? WRAL TechWire reached out to Tom Snyder, executive director of NC RIoT, a large and growing users group focusing on research and commercialization surrounding IoT device and application development, for his analysis.