IoT Waterloo ft. Microsoft & CASigrow

Sep 12, 2019 · Kitchener, Canada

Speaker: Adarsha Datta
Developer Engagement Lead, Microsoft Canada
Topic: The Connected Enterprise

The Internet of Things (IoT) is connecting the physical and virtual worlds. It has brought people, processes and equipment together, from sensors and smart devices to entire systems. In this session, we will briefly touch on the evolution of the Connected Enterprise through some customer scenarios and adoption trends.

Adarsha Datta is the Developer Engagement Lead at Microsoft Canada for Cloud + Enterprise. In his role, he focuses on enabling developers across different solution areas to build on the cloud. He also has experience working as the National Startup Lead in the past helping startups build and grow on the cloud. When he is not on the ‘Cloud’ he spends time in the squash court or improving his culinary skills.


Speaker: Bob Gilson
CEO, Cadence Agricultural Systems Inc.
Topic: IoT cannabis microenvironment

Why cannabis is highly environmentally sensitive and by altering the environment, the plant’s phenotype and chemotype can be altered to increase or decrease the expression of desired molecules. There are 500+ low molecular weight molecules in cannabis that have potential medical uses. Using IoT and CASi hardware, microenvironment recipes can be recalled globally.

In 2020, CASi is launching a microenvironment platform for cultivators to market their proprietary recipes. We believe this platform can spur collaboration, accelerate the discovery of important cannabis medicines and products while giving cultivators an opportunity to monetize proprietary recipes.

Bob Gilson is CEO and Co-founder of Cadence Agricultural Systems Inc. (“CASi”). Founded two years ago, CASi has developed a precision cultivation system for medical and high-quality cannabis.

As a former VC and co-founded Spectral Diagnostics, a cardiac diagnostic company, Bob brings a diverse experience base to CASi. He attributes a lifetime of relationships and an experienced team to CASi’s ability to develop this world changing technology.

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  • Internet of Things Waterloo Region

    IoT Waterloo is a peer to peer network group, a ready-made community for absorbing best practices and learning from the collective experience of over 2,000+ members. IoT Waterloo hosts quarterly events featuring presentations from leading IoT industry professionals. The peer to peer group has expanded to include a chapter in the Greater Toronto Area. IoT GTA is a strategic partnering chapter allowing for the cross-pollination of Ontario’s first distributed IoT peer to peer network. A connection into the Te

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