Technical Program

Thanks to the community support, Haystack Connect 2017 has a full schedule of Keynote Speakers, Industry Presentations, Panel Discussions and Technical Sessions to bring everyone up-to-date on the latest trends and technologies.

Monday > Tuesday > Wednesday

6:00 PM -  8:00 PM

Opening Reception & Vendor Showcase

 

 

7:30 AM -  8:30 AM

Breakfast & Vendor Showcase

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

General Session

Opening Remarks

Marc Petock, Executive Secretary, Project Haystack and John Petze, Executive Director, Project Haystack


Keynote Speakers

Rita H. Wouhaybi, Ph.D., System Architect, Industrial & Energy Solutions Division, Internet of Things Group at Intel Corporation
"Beyond Buildings: Data Models and Project Haystack"

Milan Milenkovic, Principal at IoTsense
“IoT Semantic Interoperability and Project Haystack: Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship”


10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM 

Breakout Session Track 1

Introduction to Data Modeling, Haystack Tagging and the Benefits

MODERATORS: Marc Petock, Lynxspring and John Petze, SkyFoundry

Introduction to Project Haystack and Data Modeling – If you are new to Haystack start here!
Speaker: John Petze, SkyFoundry

Project Haystack and the End User – How Owners Benefit from Project Haystack
Speaker: Marc Petock, Lynxspring

An Introduction to Project Haystack for Facility Managers
Speakers: Stephen Frank, NREL and Scott Muench, J2 Innovations

 

Breakout Session Track 2

Large Scale Applications

MODERATOR: Leighton Wolffe, Northbridge

Industrial IoT & Connected Buildings
Speaker: Nicole Conklin, Cochrane Supply & Engineering

Large Scale IoT Architectures - The Role of the Cloud and the Edge - Lessons Learned in Large-Scale Cellular-Connected Systems
Speaker: Terry Casey, Intellastar

Go Big or Go Home: Lessons Learned from Large Scale Deployments of Data Analytics
Speaker: Christopher Thomas, buildingfit

12:00 PM -  2:00 PM

Lunch & Vendor Showcase

2:00 PM -  3:30 PM

Breakout Session Track 1

For Haystack “Geeks”

MODERATOR: Larry Andriunas, Kodaro

Deep Dive into Haystack 3.0 Meta Model
Speaker: Brian Frank, SkyFoundry

Haystack Authentication
Speaker: Matthew Giannini, SkyFoundry

Major Additions to the Haystack Tagging Library and Equipment System Models
Speaker: Stephen Frank, NREL and Paul Bergquist, SkyFoundry

 

Breakout Session Track 2

Communications, Networking & Security

MODERATOR: George Hawkinson, Connexx Energy

Using SSL and VPNs to Provide Security
Speaker: Harpartap Parmar, Contemporary Controls

Protecting the BAS: Secure the Data, Isolate Every Stream, Virtualize the Edge to Run DPI Services
Speaker: Ron Victor, IoTium

Why Building Services Warrant a Dedicated Networking Infrastructure
Speakers: Pook-Ping Yao, Optigo Networks and Brian Turner, OTI

 3:30 PM -  4:00 PM

Break

4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Breakout Session Track 1

For Haystack “Geeks”

MODERATOR: Larry Andriunas, Kodaro

Time Series Data and Haystack
Speaker: Anno Scholten, Connexx Energy

When Tags are Introduced to Numbers, the Sum is Greater than the Whole
Speaker: Adam Wallen, SkyFoundry

Statistical Learning
Speakers: Gia Nguyen, Altura Associates and Keith Bishop, Hepta Control Systems

 

Breakout Session Track 2

Next-Generation Hardware Technology

MODERATOR: Howard Berger, RealComm

Hobbyist Computers – Is Control and Data Modeling Now Free?
Speaker: Bennet Levine, Contemporary Controls

Using the Sedona Framework to Create a Truly Open Controller
Speaker: Zach Netsov, Contemporary Controls

The Open Source “Studs” Effort – Building Reliable Embedded Software with Fantom
Speaker: Andy Frank, SkyFoundry

 

Breakout Session Track 3

Haystack In Projects

MODERATOR: Brian Turner, OTI

Leveraging Haystack Tagging to Enable Root Cause Analysis at Scale
Speaker: Jess Thomson, BUENO Systems

Project Haystack on the Energy Path
Speaker: Karine Lavigne, Hydro Quebec

From Tagging and Analytics to Data-Driven Maintenance
Speaker: Leon Wurfel, BUENO Systems

6:30 PM -  8:30 PM

Reception, Dinner & Vendor Showcase

 

 

7:30 AM -  8:30 AM

Breakfast & Vendor Showcase

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

General Session

Opening Remarks

Scott Muench, Vice President, J2 Innovations

Special Presentation

Rawlson O’Neil King, Communications Director, CABA
"Intelligent Buildings and the Impact of the Internet of Things"


Panel Discussion - Engineers and End Users on Tagging


Moderators:
Marc Petock, Lynxspring and John Petze, SkyFoundry

Panelists:
Matthew Schwartz, Altura Associates - Zachariah Nobel, Constellation - Ben Talbot, DLR Group - Rob Murchison, Intelligent Buildings

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Breakout Session Track 4

Haystack Software Tools and Applications - Part 1

MODERATOR: Steve Evans, Intelligent Buildings

Implementing Haystack “ops” and “markers” with Wire Sheet Programming & an Open Source Tool for Haystack Data Modeling
Speaker: Alper Uzmezler, BASSG

Integrating Niagara 4 Data and Tags Automatically with a Haystack Sync Service
Speaker: Jon Schoenfeld, Kodaro

Using Animated Charts to Tell a Story
Speaker: Tucker Watson, ActiveLogix

 

Breakout Session Track 5

Bringing Together the Activities of Standards Groups and Open Source Communities - Part 1

MODERATOR: Paul Ehrlich, PNNL

The Sedona Alliance – Furthering the Options for Open Control Platforms
Speaker: George Thomas, Contemporary Controls

Leveraging the Open Source "EdgeX Foundry" Effort with Project Haystack to Simplify Industrial IoT
Speaker: Satish Ram, Dell

Promoting Haystack Tagging in CMMS, EAM, and ERP for Industrial Control Integration and Predictive Maintenance
Speaker: Matt Horton, sensorFact

12:00 PM -  2:00 PM

Lunch & Vendor Showcase

2:00 PM -  3:30 PM

Breakout Session Track 4

Haystack Software Tools and Applications - Part 2

MODERATOR: Zach Scott, Yardi

A Unified Asset Data Platform to Facilitate Translation of Standards
Speaker: Leo Trudel, BuildingBloks

Package Management and E-Commerce Portal for the Haystack Community
Speaker: Steve Eynon, StackHub

Model-Based Predictive Control
Speaker: Lisa Rivalin, ENGIE Axima/LBNL

 

Breakout Session Track 5

Bringing Together the Activities of Standards Groups and Open Source Communities - Part 2

MODERATOR: Rob Murchison, Intelligent Buildings

Use of Meta-Data and Semantic Tagging in BACnet® and ASHRAE Efforts on Meta-Data
Speaker: Dave Robin, Automated Logic

Department of Energy Support for FDD
Speaker: Paul Ehrlich, PNNL

3:30 PM -  4:00 PM

Break

4:00 PM -  5:30 PM

Breakout Session Track 4

Haystack Software Tools and Applications - Part 3

MODERATOR: Jason Briggs, J2 Innovations

Network Analytics - The Next Big Thing
Speakers: Pook-Ping Yao, Optigo Networks

Wired and Wireless Communications Options and Challenges in Building IoT Applications
Speaker: Terry Casey, Intellastar

Building Analytics Beyond HVAC and Metering
Speakers: Tyson Soutter, BUENO Systems

 

Breakout Session Track 5

Project Haystack Community Working Group

MODERATOR: Brian Frank, SkyFoundry

Open Forum Discussion on Project Haystack Priorities and the Creation of Working Groups to Address Them

6:30 PM -  8:30 PM

Closing Gala Dinner

9:00 PM -  11:00 PM

The Interoperable Blues Band (The IBB)

 

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