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#4335 Full Haystack Connect 2019 Program Revealed - ITS TIME TO REGISTER TO ATTEND!!

John Petze – Sat 6 Apr

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The second round call for speakers for Haystack Connect has closed and we are excited to share the details of the full program with the SkyFoundry community. As you likely know, SkyFoundry is a founder and major contributor to the work of the Project Haystack organization.

Haystack Connect is known for the quality of its technical program and this year will raise the bar even further. It's the place where the industry leaders in the use of device and equipment data gather to network and share best practices in an open and collegial environment. Here is a quick overview of program highlights:

KEYNOTE Jim Fletcher, Strategy Partner, Momenta Partners Well You Didn’t Know What You Didn’t Know: Bringing Organization to the Data Chaos, to Derive Insight and Generate Actions - the capabilities and disruptions that a data-driven future will create.

HAYSTACK PITCHFEST New for 2019 and sure to be exciting, Haystack Pitchfest will showcase new products and services using Haystack—think "Shark Tank" for data. 11 companies will pitch both commercial products and open-source initiatives in a rapid fire session.

TRACK 1 - Real World Applications Hear how Haystack is being deployed in real-world applications by practitioners from around the world. Topics include: Integrating with CMMS, applying Haystack in data centers, industrial facilities, smart cities and how Haystack enables the application of Artificial Intelligence. Plus, join us on the journey towards high performance data-driven buildings with sessions on fault detection and diagnostics, and optimized controls with speakers from industry and government research labs including NREL and LBNL.

TRACK 2 - The Technical Track - Introduction to Haystack 4 There has been tremendous amount of work over the past two years to enhance and extend Haystack tagging. A core focus of the Technical Track will be a detailed review of Haystack 4—the result of almost two years of work by Working Group 551 which includes a suite of new features to take modeling your data to the next level. Haystack 4 is fundamental to new advances planned for SkySpark -- you don't want to miss this information.

Also, get an update on the latest version of nHaystack for Niagara systems, see how Current, powered by GE is applying Haystack 4 to lighting systems and participate in other working groups including the recently formed Cyber Security working group.

NEW TO HAYSTACK? - Start Here You don't need to be a Haystack expert to attend and benefit from the conference—IN FACT Haystack Connect 2019 is the place to start your journey in learning how to apply semantics to device and equipment data. The program includes a special session on day 1 to get new users up to speed quickly.

All of this, plus the expo hall, excellent food and drink, networking with industry leaders, and the Interoperable Blues Band. There's so much to learn, see and do at Haystack Connect and these are only a few of the highlights. Visit https://www.haystackconnect.org/schedule/ for full details on the program and event.