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There are, technically, a lot of reasons to attend Haystack Connect 2017

Meet and network with leading experts that are implementing real world solutions that combine diverse devices, systems, data and protocols
See the very latest software and hardware solutions for the Building IoT
Increase your knowledge about Project Haystack standards and how to use Haystack tagging to streamline engineering and deployment of smart systems
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It's fun! It's Educational!

One of the most important is the high quality technical program - sessions by industry experts that get to the real issues and solutions in connecting smart devices and their data into solutions. Here is a preview of sessions already on the program:

In the Security Track:
Security for Our Devices and Systems; Protect the BAS; Secure the Data; Isolate Every Stream; Virtualize the Edge
Using SSL and VPNs to Provide Security for Connected Systems

In the Software Tools Track:
Implementing Haystack “Ops” and “Markers” with Wire Sheet Programming Tools
Network Analytics: The Next Big Thing to Improve Performance and Reliability of Building Systems
Integrating Niagara 4 Data and Tags Automatically with a Haystack Sync Service
StackHub: Package Management and E-commerce Portal for the Haystack Community
Open Source Tools for Haystack Data Modeling

In the Project Haystack Technology Track:
Introduction to Project Haystack and Data Modeling (If you are new to Project Haystack - Start Here)
Payoffs of Haystack Tagging for Smart Buildings
Project Haystack and the End User – How Owners Benefit from Project Haystack
Major Additions to the Haystack Tagging Library and Equipment System Models

The Haystack "Geek Track" (Danger! There will be math involved.):
Deep Dive into the Haystack 3.0 Meta Model and the Haystack 3.0 Authentication Model
Time Series Data and Haystack - Transforming Real-Time Data into Actionable Information and Provide the Means to Analyze and Visualize the Data to Assist in the Business Decision Processes
When Tags are Introduced to Numbers, the Sum is Greater than the Whole
Review Major Additions to the Haystack Tagging Library and Equipment System Models

Real-World IoT Deployments:
Connecting over 5000 Building Control Systems to the Internet to Provide New Functionality, Capabilities - Understanding Benefits, Vulnerabilities and the Role of Tagging
Large Scale IoT Architectures - The Role of the Cloud and the Edge - Lessons Learned in Large Scale Cellular-connected System

Reliable Controls Next-Generation Hardware and Technology Track:
Hobbyist Computers - Is Control and Data Modeling Now Free?
Using the Sedona Framework to Create a Truly Open Controller
Wired and Wireless Communications Options and Challenges in Building IoT Applications
The Open Source "Studs" Effort - Building Reliable Embedded Software with Fantom

In the Community Track:
The Sedona Alliance - Furthering the Options for Open Control Platforms
Promoting Haystack Tagging in CMMS, EAM, and ERP for Industrial Control System Integration and Predictive Maintenance
Department of Energy Support for FDD
Use of Metadata and Semantic Tagging in BACnet® and ASHRAE Efforts on Metadata Maintenance
This is just a preview of presentations already accepted. The call for speakers remains open until March 15 (based on availability). Watch for continued updates on the Haystack Connect 2017 program. Join our mailing list here: Sign Me Up!

All Conference Registrations are being handled online. Register today at If you have any questions about Haystack Connect 2017, please contact our conference coordinator, Robin Bestel at

We are looking forward to a very successful Haystack Connect 2017 and seeing you there!


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