New Speakers from Opti, SOSV, Envirofit, & IBM Join Spectra 2018

Learn more about Spectra, our first conference for IoT developers and product creators.

Meghan Murphy article author avatarMeghan MurphyAugust 29, 2018
New Speakers from Opti, SOSV, Envirofit, & IBM Join Spectra 2018

This October we’re throwing our first annual customer conference for IoT developers and product builders. It’ll be a day full of best practices, product deep dives, and demos of the latest (and soon to be announced) Particle products. Tickets are still on sale which includes a special hardware bundle and custom PCB Partibadge. Early bird ends September 5th!

The session line up includes keynotes speakers from IBM, Microsoft, and Jacuzzi with learnings shared from MIT’s volcano air sensing initiative to monitoring ocean trends with an IoT-powered surf fin. We’re excited to announce the latest speakers joining Spectra below.

Making city stormwater resources smart with Opti

Opti is changing the way cities can control one on the most challenging environmental forces – water. They’ve built a system that makes stormwater resources intelligent, allowing cities to continuously monitor, prevent flooding, and improve overall water quality. Learn from Opti’s team how they approached building this solution, the technical implementation, and how IoT is making an impact for city water sources.  More details on the session here.

Building a business around your IoT product with SOSV

Kate Whitcomb joins the panel discussion moderated by Particle’s leading Account Executive Rashmi Chari to explore best practices in building a business around IoT. Kate is the Director of Programs at Hax, the accelerator dedicated to hardware, and previously drove IoT retail product line at Target. Learn from the pros in this session who have launched products into market on how they created a sustainable revenue source with their IoT-powered solutions. More details on the session here.

Creating a smarter IoT cooking stove with Envirofit

In many emerging countries, cooking isn’t accessible for many families and it can often be unsafe. Envirofit set out to create smarter cooking technology to improve lives at a global scale. Learn how this team is leveraging IoT to create change in the world from their Director of Systems Integration Tommy Miles, in a conversation with MIT and Scripps Institute of Oceanography. More details on the session here.

First look at soon to be announced Particle products

What’s a developer conference without some hands on hacking? Everyone attending will be able to dig into the included hardware bundle in a half day workshop with the Particle Team. Learn how to master advanced Particle tools and be the first to experience the latest products (some announced day of) from Particle. Learn more about the workshops here, all included in the one-day conference ticket.

Join us at Spectra 2018, the IoT conference for product builders and developers. Register now.

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