IoT TechConnect:
A Survival Guide To IoT

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The Region’s Largest Internet of Things Event!

IoT Tech Connect has been developed as an unbiased gathering where companies, institutions, associations, and professionals can network, show off their products and services, and become educated on Internet of Things, M2M, and Autonomous Vehicles. Dozens of sponsors and exhibitors expected. 500+ attendees will be coming to hear from industry thought leaders during our keynotes and breakout sessions. Media outlets of all kinds will be tightly focused on the event.


IoT Tech Connect will provide the perfect place to launch a new product or service, make your mark as a thought leader in IoT, build up your brand in the eyes of your target market, and most importantly, gain an advantage over your competitors.


You will have opportunities to meet customers, and build professional relationships. IoT Tech Connect is a vital inclusion to your marketing campaign. Reach out now to determine what opportunities are available for you and your team to join other IoT leaders at Michigan’s largest IoT event of the year!

Michigan Science Center to host IoT TechConnect

Detroit, Mich. – Michigan Science Center will be hosting the 2nd IoT TechConnect Conference on April 29, 2019. This one-day event will focus on Internet of Things (IoT) companies, experts and training in Michigan.

IoT TechConnect will feature content tracks to provide attendees with greater familiarity about the opportunities and threats posed by IoT. More and more devices are connecting to the Internet, so making sure they do not become a gateway for hackers to crack home, office and even autonomous vehicle computer networks is critical.

Transportation Visionary To Keynote IoT TechConnect 2 At Michigan Science Center

DETROIT – Autonomous Vehicle expert Lawrence D. Burns, formerly General Motors Corporate Vice President of Research and Development, will be the morning keynote speaker at IoT TechConnect April 29, 2019, at the Michigan Science Center.

Burns, who just published his latest book, Autonomy: The Quest to Build The Driverless Car – And How It Will Reshape Our World, will discuss his book’s findings – will discuss how electric-powered driverless vehicles used in transportation services will radically transform the industries that have sprung up to support the automobile over the past century. To order the book, click on Autonomy

The Michigan Science Center can accommodate up to 50 exhibitors, and will receive 15 percent of all sponsorship sales.

Lawrence D. Burns, Ph.D, advises organizations on the future of mobility, logistics, manufacturing, energy and innovation. His current clients include Waymo, Peloton Technology, and Kitson & Partners. Larry served as General Motors Corporate Vice President of Research & Development and Planning from 1998-2009. Between 2010 and 2016, Larry was Professor of Engineering Practice at the University of Michigan, Director of the Program for Sustainable Mobility at Columbia University, and an advisor to several major companies.

Burns’ keynote will begin at 8:15 am and wrap by 9 am when the morning session, with four three-hour tracks, begins. An afternoon session – again with four three-hour tracks, will be held from 1 to 4 pm. Tracks include:

  • Connected & Autonomous Vehicles
  • Connected Tech
  • Smart Cities
  • Cybersecurity
  • Augmented & Virtual Reality/Drones
  • Analytics & Business Intelligence
  • Technology As A Service
  • Sensors & Related Hardware
  • IIoT
Track Sessions Include:

Connected &
Autonomous Vehicles

Connected Tech

Sensors & Related Hardware

Analytics & Business Intelligence

Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality/Drones

IoT Cyber Security

Smart Cities/Blockchain/AI