Objectives for the Planning Workshop

  • Network with global thinkers: identify common challenges and opportunities for Pervasive Personalized Intelligence (PPI)
  • Cooperate with industry to define industry-relevant research projects: challenge our research to make it better.
  • Validate the feasibility of the PPI Center: analyze data and deliverable-driven interaction based on established NSF best practices

Outcomes For Prospective Members

  • Influence the direction of the PPI Center
  • Confidence that the PPI Center will provide value
  • Content, purpose and direction of the Center to justify membership commitment

Industry Panel Members

Moderated by Skip Newberry, CEO and President of the Technology Association of Oregon:

  • Mathew Bailey, recognized IoT pioneer and authority, Arrow Electronics
  • Andy Macklin, Director Smart City Initiative, Portland General Electric
  • Luther Boorn, Director of Software Development, eBay
  • Ben Corrado, CEO and Co-founder, Rigado
  • Erin Kenneally, Portfolio Manager, Cyber Security Division, Science & Technology Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Keynote (videostream from Live2Lead Atlanta): John C. Maxwell on LeaderShifts

John C. Maxwell will teach on the importance of the leadershift—the ability and willingness to make a leadership change that will positively enhance personal and organizational growth.

John C. Maxwell is the #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 26 million books, was identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association® and the world’s most influential leadership expert by Business Insider and Inc. magazines in 2014. His organizations have trained more than 6 million leaders in every nation.