Beijing, China – September 9, 2021 – Silicon Labs (also known as Silicon Labs, NASDAQ: SLAB), a global leader dedicated to building a more connected world with secure, smart wireless technologies, today announced that 2021 Works With Developers The conference will feature roundtable discussions on topics such as semiconductor supply chain, IoT wireless connectivity, medical IoT, and smart home security. The 2021 Works With Developer Conference is a defining Internet of Things (IoT) event that will be held September 14-15 CST and September 15-16 Beijing time to thousands of engineers, developers and technologies around the world People can play online for free.
Semiconductor Supply Chain Roundtable Discussion
The Semiconductor Supply Chain Roundtable will discuss global semiconductor shortages with experts from the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), ASE, Inc., Arrow Electronics and Silicon Labs. The roundtable discussion will be moderated by Aspencore’s media editor and titled “When Your Chips Are Down”, and will discuss factors leading to current semiconductor shortages, the importance of supply chain clarity and transparency, and mitigating future chip shortages goods strategy.
Further information from the Semiconductor Supply Chain Roundtable discussion follows:
Time: September 15th (Wednesday) 11:00 CST and September 16th (Thursday) 11:45 Beijing time
Panelists: Industry and supply chain experts participating in the discussion include:
Jodi Shelton, Co-Founder and CEO of Global Semiconductor Alliance. The Global Semiconductor Alliance provides a clear and unique perspective on building a profitable and sustainable semiconductor ecosystem.
·Tien Wu, CEO of ASE Semiconductor. ASE Semiconductor provides semiconductor packaging and test manufacturing services.
Alan Bird, President of Arrow Global Supply Chain Services. Arrow Electronics guides the innovative development of more than 180,000 leading technology manufacturers and service providers.
Brandon Tolany, senior vice president of global sales at Silicon Labs, responsible for global sales, marketing and distribution channels.
·Barb Jorgensen, Editor-in-Chief of EPSNews, Senior Writer for EE Times, has been an electronics industry reporter for over 25 years.
IoT Wireless Connectivity Roundtable Discussion
The IoT Wireless Connectivity Roundtable will feature several leading wireless connectivity alliances, including the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (Bluetooth SIG), the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA), the Wi-SUN Alliance and the Z-Wave Alliance. The roundtable discussion will be moderated by Stuart Sikes, senior vice president and industry analyst at Interpret, a global consumer watchdog, and will be titled “Are We There Yet? Driving the Future of IoT”. The strengths of the major wireless connectivity alliances will be discussed and their key role in driving technology standards in the market as the entire IoT landscape accelerates.
Further information from the IoT Wireless Connectivity Roundtable discussion follows:
Time: September 14th (Tuesday) 13:45 CST and September 15th (Thursday) 11:45 Beijing Time
·Guests: IoT wireless connectivity experts participating in the discussion include:
Ken Kolderup, Chief Marketing Officer, Bluetooth SIG. The Bluetooth SIG is a global organization of more than 36,000 companies dedicated to unifying, harmonizing, and driving innovation across a broad range of connected devices.
Michelle Mindala-Freeman, President of Connected Standards Affiliate Marketing. The Connectivity Standards Alliance, formerly the Zigbee Alliance, is dedicated to creating, maintaining and delivering open global IoT standards.
Phil Beecher, President of the Wi-SUN Alliance. The Wi-SUN Alliance brings Smart Ubiquitous Networks to service providers by enabling interoperable, multi-service and secure wireless mesh networks.
Mitchell Klein, executive director of the Z-Wave Alliance. The Z-Wave Alliance is dedicated to developing and advancing Z-Wave technology, an open, internationally recognized International Telecommunication Union (ITU) standard for smart home and IoT solutions[G.9959].
· Stuart Sikes, senior vice president at Interpret, a global consumer watchdog, will serve as moderator.
Medical IoT Roundtable Discussion
The IoT in Healthcare roundtable discussion will be moderated by Stacey Higginbotham, founder of Stacey on IoT, titled “IoT is Changing Healthcare – Now Adoption is Critical”, with several IoT and Healthcare Domain experts will explore the applications of IoT in the healthcare industry, its benefits, and how tech companies should respond to the needs of healthcare professionals.
Further information from the Healthcare IoT Roundtable discussion is as follows:
Time: September 15th (Wednesday) 13:45 CST
Panelists: IoT and healthcare experts participating in the discussion include:
· Stacey Higginbotham, founder of Stacey on IoT, IoT expert (host of the roundtable discussion).
·Jennifer Radin, Ph.D., MPH, epidemiologist at the Scripps Research Translational Institute.
· Jan Niewiadomski, Senior Director, System Architecture, Intelligent Product Solutions. Intelligent Product Solutions specializes in product design for IoT and medical/dental devices.
Dr. Dave Clarke, UT Health Austin.
Brian Blum, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Silicon Labs.
Smart Home Security Roundtable Discussion
The “Smart Home Security and the User Experience” roundtable discussion, moderated by Arrow Electronics, will feature experts from the ioXt Alliance and IBM Security’s X-Force Red team, who will discuss the IoT space One of the most talked about – in-depth analysis of smart home security products and user experience. These IoT security leaders will discuss the ever-increasing number of smart home security solutions, interoperability challenges, and the wireless technologies behind the secure connection of these devices.
Further information from the Smart Home Security Roundtable discussion follows:
Time: September 14th (Tuesday) 13:45 CST
·Guests: IoT security experts participating in the discussion include:
Wayne Dragon, Global IoT Solutions Manager at Arrow Electronics. Arrow Electronics guides the innovative development of more than 180,000 leading technology manufacturers and service providers.
Brad Ree, CTO of the ioXt Alliance. The ioXt Alliance is made up of manufacturers, industry alliances and government organizations working to unify best security practices and establish testable standards so retailers and consumers can have confidence in their products in a hyper-connected world.
Adam Laurie, hardware hacking expert on the X-Force Red team at IBM Security. The X-Force Red team, part of IBM Security, is a global team of hackers hired to break into institutions to uncover risky vulnerabilities that could be exploited by attackers for personal gain.
The 2021 Works With Developer Conference will be held online and free of charge.
About the 2021 Works With IoT Developer Conference
Works With will show you all things IoT. This year’s conference brings together the industry’s biggest names, including IoT decision makers and device developers, to share and learn in hands-on training and educational sessions. Attendees will gain actionable insights into building, deploying and interconnecting the latest smart home, smart city and industrial IoT technologies to accelerate time-to-market. The 2021 Works With Developer Conference will be held online and free of charge.
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