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The Open Future Series

Brought to you by W3C, IEEE, and OpenStand

We've joined together to bring you a dynamic nine-event series featuring Web inventor, Tim Berners-Lee and an array of world renowned speakers. This assortment of solo, duo and panel sessions address Internet of Things, Augmented Reality, Social Robotics, Copyright and Disruptive Technology and more. It also includes two joint events focused on developer relations and OpenStand.

Reception Sponsors:



Tim Berners-Lee Director, W3C
Karen Bartleson IEEE-SA President &
Sr Dir, Comm Relations, Synopsys
Joe Weinman Senior Vice President, Telx
Oleg Logvinov Dir, Market Dev, STMicroelectronics
Wael Diab Sr Technical Dir, Broadcom
Heather Knight CEO, Marilyn Monrobot
Andrew Bridges Partner, Litigation, Fenwick & West LLP
Margot Kaminski Exec Dir, Information Society Project, Yale Law School
Wendy Seltzer Policy Counsel, W3C
Kristelia Garcia IP Fellow & Visiting Assoc Professor, George Washington University Law School
Karen Thorland Sr VP, Global Content Protection Counsel, MPAA
BC "Heavy" Biermann Founder, The Heavy Projects
Blair MacIntyre Assoc Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Christine Perey Spime Wrangler, Perey Research & Consulting
Jay Iorio Technology Strategist, IEEE-SA
Andy Goodman Managing Dir, Fjord
Ji-Hye Park Service Design Lead, Fjord

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