Featured Keynotes Include NASA Scientist and Boeing Case Study at Questex’s 2020 Sensors Expo & Conference and Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference

Presentations to highlight the critical role of sensing technology in deep space exploration and how organizations can build safer systems.

Questex today unveiled keynote speakers for the 2020 Sensors Expo & Conference (#Sensors20) and Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference (#EmbTech20) events. Featuring Dr. Kathleen Gallagher Boggs, Exploration Capabilities Development Team Lead for NASA, and Gregory Travis, Managing Director, Supporwell LLC, this year’s presentations will highlight the critical role of sensing technology in extending the opportunities for deep space exploration and the software development approaches that today’s organizations can use to build safer systems. The two insightful keynotes will kickstart the 2020 events, giving attendees a unique opportunity to learn more about today’s applications and future trends and discover new approaches to evergreen challenges. To view the 2020 Sensors Expo & Conference schedule, please visit HERE. To view the 2020 Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference schedule, please visit HERE.

Keynote sessions include: 

Tuesday, June 23rd | Gregory Travis, Supporwell LLC 
From airplanes and automobiles to the latest electronic devices and wearable technology, software is an increasingly important part of most products today, delivering gains in flexibility, speed-to-market, cost advantages, and features that would not be achievable in hardware alone. In fact, at the core of it many modern systems are really just networks of computers and software. But along with the exponential growth in software code has come added complexity and risk that can be difficult to manage in even some of the seemingly simplest of systems. Using the example of what went wrong with the Boeing 737 MAX, this keynote examines the engineering, cultural, systems design and software development approaches that can lead to negative outcomes and what today’s organizations can do to build safer systems.

Wednesday, June 24th | Dr. Kathleen Gallagher Boggs, NASA 
This keynote presentation discusses NASA’s current exploration plans and the challenges associated with human voyages to the Moon and Mars. It describes key human spaceflight capabilities that must be advanced to enable NASA’s exploration goals, including sensors and avionics that can survive extreme environments, systems that enable crew and vehicle autonomy, and highly reliable environmental monitoring systems that require minimal maintenance. The keynote presentation will also address the importance and application of these capabilities to deep space human spaceflight, and the activities required to advance critical exploration capabilities, the means of demonstrating system performance, and implementation planning, including selection of flight test location based upon the unique environments and characteristics of the International Space Station, exploration-class vehicles, and lunar surface habitats.

To register for Sensors Expo & Conference during Early Bird Rates, click here. To register for Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference during Early Bird Rates, click here. Press registration for the events is also available here.

About Sensors, IoT, and Embedded Week 
Sensors, IoT, and Embedded Week is set to take over Silicon Valley with four co-located events that will take place June 22-24, 2020 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. These events will host the largest gathering of design engineers in North America at the flagship 2020 Sensors Expo & Conference, Embedded Technologies Expo & Conference, Autonomous Technologies Conference, and the inaugural IoT Implementation Forum. Collectively, these events will showcase the design, application, and disruption brought on by these new and emerging technologies.

About Questex 
Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.


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