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Hofstra University IoT Debate Features Two InterDigital Experts

September 20, 2016 / IoT / Posted By: Kelly Capizzi

Hofstra University will host the first presidential debate on September 26, 2016. The University, which hosted presidential debates in 2008 and 2012, will be the first university to host debates in three consecutive presidential election years.  As a lead-up to the first 2016 presidential debate, the University has organized an interdisciplinary debate program titled, Debate 2016.

Debate 2016 is a series of 25 events – including an Internet of Things panel featuring two experts from InterDigital –  that addresses issues such as race relations, international trade agreements, foreign policy, public education, infrastructure, and federal budget policy.

“Internet of Things –  Technology, Standards, Policy, and Opportunities,” will be a panel discussion comprised of industry experts including Jim Nolan, EVP, IoT Solutions, InterDigital; Bob Wild, Senior VP of Intelligent Production Solutions; Christopher Cave, Director R&D, InterDigital; and Joshua Mecca, President and co-founder of M&S Biotics, LLC; on Thursday, September 22. The panel will discuss the progress and challenges in merging multiple technologies together to create the IoT. The panelists will also cover how industry standards, government policies and regulations help facilitate emerging IoT use cases.

Click here to learn more about the debate or to learn more about the IoT, please visit the vault.