San Francisco Transport and Zipcar Lead Smart Cities Agenda at IoT World 2015

Smart Cities and Beacons will be treated as key verticals at the Internet of Things World taking place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco on May 12 and 13, 2015.

Brian Harrington, Executive Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer at Zipcar & Lauren Mattern, Parking Policy & Technology Manager at San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency are the highlights of the Smart Cities session.

Beacons will be covered on Day 2 with representatives from companies including Aaron Smith, Director, Customer Mobile Applications, Nordstrom, Hakan Kostepen, Executive Director – Product Planning Strategy & Innovation, Panasonic Automotive Systems of America covering enhancing shopping experiences, personalization and privacy, delivering context-aware applications.

Key topics to be covered include:

  • Delivering a sustainable smart city by designing cities as networks of smart buildings
  • Successes, failures and opportunities from recent Smart City experiences
  • Using Big Data to decipher and overcome problems in Public Transport
  • IoT in Lighting
  • Roadblocks to Connected Transport Systems


  • Showcasing the explosion in beacon technology and its role in IoT
  • The full potential and benefits of Mobile with i-beacons, location-based and contextual applications and technology
  • How to make shopping spaces more intelligent than websites
  • Looking ahead to the future of Beacon Technology and location-based applications
With 4000+ attendees, 150+ exhibitors and 250+ speakers confirmed, the event will attract the entire IoT ecosystem together under a single roof for valuable networking and learning opportunities.


San Francisco Transport and Zipcar Lead Smart Cities Agenda at IoT World 2015

Category: Technology Enablement

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