SOURCE: Questex Media Group

Questex Media Group

May 04, 2010 12:48 ET

Wade Patterson, Synapse Wireless Founder, President and CEO to Present Day Two Keynote at Sensors Expo & Conference and Embedded Systems Conference Chicago

NEWTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 4, 2010) -  The Sensors Expo & Conference and ESC Chicago are pleased to announce that Wade Patterson, a leader in M2M Wireless Communication, will present the keynote address on Wednesday, June 9th for attendees of both events. Sensors Expo and ESC Chicago will be held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL on Tuesday, June 8 and Wednesday, June 9, with Pre-Conference Symposia for both events scheduled for Monday, June 7.

On Wednesday morning Wade Patterson, Synapse Wireless Founder, President and CEO will present Machines that Tweet. Machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless communication has reached a tipping point. With the cost of technology decreasing, the ease-of-use improving, and reliability increasing, billions of machines and sensors will be embedded with intelligence and networked wirelessly over the next few years. Learn how wireless networks will transform the industry. The opening day keynote on Tuesday, June 8, also open to attendees of both events, will be Ronald Mallet, Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Connecticut. Mallet will present Time Traveler: A Scientist's Personal Mission to Make Time Travel a Reality, focusing on Einstein's theories of relativity and space-time, through which he has discovered the basic equation for a working time machine.

"We have put together a stellar line up of speakers led by two keynotes who will excite and enlighten our attendees on the future of the Sensors Industry," said Tom Bliss, Conference Director for Questex Media Group, producers of the event. "With over 40 technical conference sessions, eight tracks and four pre-conference symposia, this year's technical program provides engineers from a variety of vertical industries and technical disciplines with a wealth of new ideas and practical approaches to measurement, monitoring, detection and control." Topics to be covered in the multi-track educational sessions include Bio-Sensing, Energy Harvesting, Power/Smart Grid Monitoring & Control, Low Power Sensing, Wireless Networking, MEMS and MCUs, Novel Approaches to Measurement, and Monitoring Tools & Applications.

In addition to the keynote sessions and educational program, Sensors Expo & Conference will offer:

  • An Energy Harvesting Pavilion with the most cutting-edge technologies and solution providers in energy harvesting and power management
  • An Application Showcase Theater with presentations and free education on the Expo floor
  • Smart Power Solutions showcasing exhibitors whose solutions are effective and efficient with their use of power
  • Pre-Conference Symposia on June 7, providing a deep dive in topics, such as: Data Acquisition Systems, Satellite and Cellular for Sensor Networking, Power Management & Energy Harvesting, and MEMS-Based System Solutions
  • Best of Sensors Expo 2010 presented to the best new products from the editors of Sensors
  • Mix & Mingle After Hours Networking Opportunity at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare on Tuesday, June 8

This year's event will bring together the largest showcase of sensor and sensor-integrated systems. Exhibitors include Silver Sponsor EPSON TOYOCOM, as well as Electrovac, IKONICS Imaging Industrial Solutions, Interplex Engineered Products, Inc., Micronas GmbH, Senseor, X-FAB Semiconductor Foundries AG and others. A full list of exhibitors can be found at

Sensors Expo & Conference will take place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018. Pre-Conference Symposia will take place on Monday, June 7th from 9 am - 5 pm with the Expo Hall opened on Tuesday, June 8 from 10 am - 5 pm and on Wednesday, June 9 from 10 am - 3 pm. Sensors Expo will be co-located with ESC Chicago and attendees will have access to both show floors and keynote presentations. For more information, visit

The Sensors Expo & Conference is produced and managed by Questex Media Group, LLC, a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media and information provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. For more information on exhibiting contact Cal Groton, Event Sales Executive at 617-219-8375 Email: For information on attending call 877-232-0132 or 972-620-3036 (outside US & Canada) or visit

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