Webinar: Building A Working Group:  IoT for Smart Cities

Held on 17 January 2019 

Speaker: Rebecca Hammons, Associate Professor - Ball State University

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is a fast- moving and expansive domain with an evolving introduction of new technologies, products and services world-wide.  Considerable empahsis is being placed on optimizing IoT for inclusion in Smart Cities by manufactuers, city-planners, and IEEE Socities to accommodate the population shift to urban areas in a sustainabile way.

The IEEE IoT Consortium's Smart Cities Working Group, formed in 2018, is focused on identifying key aspects of IoT that will benefit from standardization to benefit urban planners and the people who inhabit communities.  

In this webinar you will learn about:

  • Working Groups's mission and objectives
  • Insight of the areas of emphaiss by the sub-committee.

About the Speaker

Rebecca Hammons, Associate Professor - Center for Information & Communication Sciences - Ball State University

Dr. Rebecca Hammons has extensive technology industry experience in establishing and leading software quality assurance, product development lifecycle services, and project management teams.  She is the Secretary of the IEEE IoT Consortium’s Smart Cities Working Group.  Dr. Hammons has worked for Ontario Systems, Apple, Raytheon, Tivoli Systems and Wang, in addition to several niche software firms. Her active research interests include IoT for Elders, User Experience, Smart Cities, Software Quality and Labor Automation. She is an Associate Professor in the Center for Information and Communication Sciences at Ball State University in Indiana, USA.


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