SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Boston 2016 announces two industry innovators as keynote speakers: Kipp Bradford, a research scientist at MIT Media Lab, and Benjamin B. Reed, a deputy program manager at NASA.
ESC Boston returns to the Boston Exhibition and Conference Center on April 13-14. For more information and to register for the event, visit: embeddedconf.com/boston.
ESC Boston will host thousands of technical professionals and embedded systems developers to get exclusive insight into the latest tools and technologies within the embedded systems industry. ESC covers all aspects of embedded systems, including hardware, software, and connected devices, offering training on how to reduce time, cost, and complexity in the embedded development process.
Meet the Keynote Speakers:
Kipp Bradford, Research Scientist, MIT Media Lab: Well known as a prolific high-tech innovator, Bradford is an entrepreneur, technology consultant, and educator. Outside of his work with MIT, Bradford has founded tech startups, authored multiple books, and has established himself as one of the most passionate proponents of the Maker Movement.
Bradford's presentation, Beyond Makers: The Future of American Innovation, will focus on the modern maker movement and the recent innovative thinking that has led to an increase in DIY technology. Sophisticated products have never been easier to create and manufacture, which is reshaping the way companies innovate and create. The Keynote presentation will take place on Wednesday, April 13 at 1:00 pm in room 107.
Benjamin B. Reed, Deputy Program Manager, NASA: Reed, who has been with NASA for 13 years, currently works within the Satellite Servicing Capabilities Office (SCCO), continuing NASA's 30-year legacy of servicing and repairing satellites. Reed also spent time as the lead Materials Engineer for the Hubble Space telescope.
Reed's presentation, titled The Restore-L Servicing Mission, will discuss the Restore-L robotic spacecraft and its role in extending satellites lifespans and innovating servicing technologies within the industry. The Keynote Presentation will take place on Thursday, April 14, at 1:00 pm in room 107.
ESC Boston 2016 will cover pressing industry trends and showcase the best innovative technologies in the embedded development industry. The conference tracks include:
- Embedded Hardware
- Embedded Software
- Connected Devices and the Internet of Things (IoT)
- ESC Engineering Theater
ESC Boston will be co-located with three other advanced manufacturing events, including: BIOMEDevice Boston, Design & Manufacturing New England, and PLASTEC New England. MassMEDIC will also hold its 20th annual conference in conjunction with the four other events.
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