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We have an amazing program for our inaugural conference.

A tour of 3 labs, welcome reception, 2 keynotes, and award dinner on day one.

The 2019 “Digital 360 Summit Hall of Fame” award will be given out on day one.

9 panels and 4 keynotes on day two.





Day 1

2:00-5:00 (180min) – Registration

2:30-5:00 (150min) – Texas State University Tour

2:30 – Shuttle departs from Embassy Suites

3:00 – Arrive traffic circle in front of Ingram Hall
Overview of College of Science and Engineering expansion and the new Ingram Hall
3D Printing
Maker Space
Industrial Robotics

3:25 – Walk to RF Mitte engineering building

3:35 – Tour MBE/microscopy centers

3:55 – Tour Construction management/concrete management research space along with walk through of one of the last teaching foundries in the US

4:10 – Tour of Green energy demonstration project

4:30 – Shuttle departs from RF Mitte, meeting on the first floor loading dock area, and returns to Embassy Suites

5:00-7:00 (120min) – Welcome Reception at Embassy Suites

6:00-7:00 (60min) – Plated Dinner at Embassy Suites

6:25-6:30 (5min) – Welcome Remarks by Andres Carvallo at Embassy Suites

6:30-7:00 (30min) – Mike Carlson – President of Digital Grid North America at Siemens (KEYNOTE)

7:00-7:05 (5min) – Ty Roberts, VP of Product Marketing at Itron (KEYNOTE)

7:05-7:20 (15min) – Digital 360 Summit Hall of Fame Award

7:20-8:00 (40min) – Casual Networking at Embassy Suites

Day 2

8:00-5:00 – Registration

8:00-9:00 – Shuttle from Embassy Suites to Start Park (leaving every 15 min)

7:30-8:30 (60min) – Breakfast at Embassy Suites
8:00-8:45 (45min) – Breakfast at Star Park

8:45-8:50 (5min) – Welcome and Opening Remarks by Andres Carvallo at Star Park

8:50-8:55 (5min) – Dr. Gene Bourgeois, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Texas State University.

8:55-9:00 (5min) – Steve Frayser, Executive Director of Star Park at Texas State University

9:00-9:05 (5min) – Lisa Caswell, Consultant at Spencer Stuart (KEYNOTE)

9:05-9:30 (25 min) – Charles Dickerson, COO at Austin Energy (KEYNOTE)

9:30-10:15 (45min) – 5G/LTE, Internet, Private Networks & IoT Panel

Moderator: Andres Carvallo – CMG

Panel: AT&T, Tantalus, Itron, Cisco, Tait

10:15-10:30 (15min) – Break

10:30-11:15 (45min) – Smart Utility / Smart Grid / Smart Edge Panel

Moderator: Andres Carvallo – CMG

Panel: PPL, Austin Energy, Siemens, CPS Energy, SMUD

11:15-12:00 (45min) – Smart Buildings and Microgrid Panel

Moderator: Ron Zimmer – CABA

Panel: Acuity Brands, Anka Labs, Texas State, Edison Energy, Spirae

12:00-12:45 (45min) – Lunch

12:45-1:00 (15min) – Dr. John Butler – University of Texas at Austin (KEYNOTE)

1:00-1:15 (15min) – Dr. Walter Horton – Texas State University (KEYNOTE)

1:15-2:00 (45min) – Smart Factory / Industry 4.0 Panel

Moderator: Bill Haser – CMG

Panel: Texas State, Samsung, Crean & Associates, Intel, Hand

2:00-2:45 (45min) – Smart Cities Panel

Moderator: Dave Shpigler – CMG

Panel: National Grid, City of Austin, TBD, Itron, AT&T

2:45-3:00 (15min) – Break

3:00-3:45 (45min) – AI/ML Changing Infrastructure Panel

Moderator: Andres Carvallo – CMG

Panel: ORNL, Anka Labs, Uptake, Grid4C, Pecan Street

3:45-4:30 (45min) – Blockchain, Cloud, and DataBases Panel

Moderator: Andres Carvallo – CMG

Panel: ERCOT, Prysm Group, OSIsoft, Oracle, PowerLedger

4:30-5:15 (45min) – Electric Mobility Panel

Moderator: Bill Marsh – CMG

Panel: GM, Z-Bikez, Austin Energy, Nissan, National Grid

5:15-6:00 (45min) – New Regulations, Financial Tools, and Business Models Panel

Moderator: Tom Rose – CMG

GridPolicy/FERC, DOE, ERCOT, Sempra, USI

6:00-6:05 (5min) – Closing remarks by Andres Carvallo

6:05-7:00 (55 min) – Refreshments and Networking

6:30-7:30 – Shuttle from Start Park to Embassy Suites (leaving every 15 min)

7:30-10:00 – Hospitality Suite – Casual Eats, Drinks and More Networking at Presidential Suite