Call for Presenters

We are excited to announce the schedule and detailed program for SkyPosium 2019 and open the Call for Presenters. SkyPosium is a true community event with the majority of program sessions delivered by community members.

 

Schedule and Session Program

DAY 1: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

12:00pm-1:30pm  |  Meeting opens with buffet luncheon and time with exhibiting sponsors

1:30pm-3:00pm  |  GENERAL SESSION

  • Detailed demo of major new features
  • Major new announcements

3:00pm-3:30pm  |  Break

3:30pm-5:00pm  |  PLENARY SESSION: The IoT is Distributed Computing Challenge

  • Demonstration of SkySpark Everywhere distributed architecture in action
  • Deploying Distributed Analytics – Communiques from SkySpark at the Edge. Examples of SkySpark Everywhere at the edge from the community

The call for presenters for this session is open. We have openings for three presenters that are utilizing SkySpark Everywhere Distributed Architecture.

6:00pm-8:00pm  | Reception and buffet dinner with sponsor exhibits

 

DAY 2: Wednesday, November 6, 2019

8:30am-12:00pm  |  Program sessions in two tracks

12:00pm-1:30pm  |  Luncheon, vendor exhibits and networking

1:30pm-4:30pm  |  Program sessions in two tracks

 

Day 2 Breakout Sessions (two tracks, sessions are 90 minutes each)

Track 1:

Applications at the Intersection of Analytics and Control – In this session, community members will present examples of applications where the results of analytics are being coupled with control actions to execute changes in the operation of building systems.

The call for presenters for this session is open. We have openings for three presenters focusing on applications where analytic results are used to drive commands to external systems.

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Applications at the Intersection of Human Activity – The majority of issues identified through the use of analytics require human action to address. Driving that workflow requires effectively communicating results to users—from technicians and building engineers, to energy managers and financial managers. Presentations in this session will focus on the use of visualization tools to communicate and drive the workflow process.

The call for presenters for this session is open. We are planning for 3 presenters.

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The Most Amazing Analytics Findings of All Time Bake Off – This session will be conducted as a series of 10-minute, rapid fire presentations by community members. Prizes will be awarded based on attendee votes! This was one of our most exciting sessions at SkyPosium 2018 and is back by popular demand.

The call for presenters for this session is open. We are accepting up to 6 presenters for the Analytic Findings session.

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New in 2018: Using the SkySpark Tariff Engine to calculate real world energy costs – The SkySpark Tariff Engine is a powerful tool. In this session community members show examples of their application of the Tariff engine to calculate energy costs in real world projects.

The call for presenters for this session is open. We are accepting up to 4 presenters in the Tariff Engine session.

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ViewBuilder Show and Tell Bake Off The community competes to show off examples of the best use of ViewBuilder to create custom Apps, Views and Reports. Speakers will be provided with 10 minutes for rapid fire presentations. Prizes will be awarded based on attendee votes!

Six speaking slots are available.

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Applying Machine Learning – It’s one of the most talked about topics in data analytics. Yet it’s not magic. Utilizing Machine Learning requires an understanding of the concepts of the various ML tools and the types of problem and data sets it is applicable to. In this session community members discuss their application of Machine Learning.

The call for presenters for this session is open. We are accepting up to 6 presenters for the View Builder topic and 4 for the Machine Learning topic.

 

Track 2: SkySpark Developer Workshop

  • Clusters and XQuery
  • Viz Framework for visualization
  • Haystack and Tag definitions
  • Machine Learning
  • Tariff engine
  • Connectors – Connector Development

Speaker Submissions

Submit a brief abstract, 100-200 words in length, to be considered for a speaking slot on the agenda. Submit abstracts to john@skyfoundry.com

Sponsor and Exhibitor Participation in Sessions

The 2019 SkyPosium will also provide companies that offer complementary products and services to directly reach the SkyFoundry community by exhibiting at the event.

Sponsors and exhibitors are encouraged to participate in speaking sessions but presentations must be of an actual case study with involvement of the end customer or SkyFoundry partner.