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POSTPONED: 11th Annual Industry-Academia Days

April 1, 2020 - April 2, 2020

11th Annual Industry-Academia Days
April 1st & 2nd, 2020
“How do we get to SMART Cities?”
Troy, NY

The program will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy, New York on Wednesday, April 1st &
the LESA Center Thursday, April 2nd on the RPI campus.

Registration is required for attending this event.

Industry-Academia Days is a two-day event that brings together our Center members, industry experts and Rensselaer faculty experts to take part in an on-going dialogue on the challenges and opportunities in the connected environment. Each year we strive to create a robust program aimed at encouraging an on-going conversation on technological innovation through presentations, insightful panel discussions, networking opportunities and laboratory tours, among others.

This year’s theme will explore topics on how we use Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Communications and Healthcare in the Built Environment to create the SMART, connected communities of the future. 

LESA is an interdisciplinary, multi-university NSF graduated Engineering Research Center developing autonomous, intelligent “Systems that ThinkTM” to address societal needs with engineered solutions in the connected environment transforming how people live and work.  

2020 Speakers

Robert Boyajieff, Sr. Account Executive Building Performance & Sustainability, Siemens
Mark Lien, Industry Relations Manager, Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
Dennis Sheldon, Associate Professor & Director Digital Building Lab, Georgia Tech
Arunas Tuzikas, Sr. Research Engineer, LESA




April 1, 2020
April 2, 2020

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