Conference Schedule

Monday May 13, 2019

12:00pm-7:00pm

Registration

12:00pm-4:00pm

Exhibitor Move-in

6:00pm-8:00pm

Welcome Reception & Exhibits

Tuesday May 14, 2019

7:00am-8:30am

Breakfast & Exhibits

7:30am-4:00pm

Registration

8:30am-10:15am

GENERAL SESSION

10:15am-10:45am

Break

10:45am-12:00pm

TRACK 1

Haystack in Practice – Application in the Real World

Moderator: Zachariah Nobel, Principal Performance Assurance Engineer, Constellation Energy

  • Taking Haystack to the Enterprise – Adding CMMS Integration to Analytics: Leon Wurfel, Founder/CEO, Bueno
  • A Model for Centralized Haystack Tagging of Integrated Building Systems: Brandyn Carlson, P.E., Senior Associate, Altura Associates
  • How Haystack Tagging Enables Analytics: Kevin Mamajek, IoT Sales Engineer, Tridium

TRACK 2

Technical Track

  • Haystack 4.0 Design Review: Brian Frank, Founder & CEO, SkyFoundry

TRACK 3

New to Haystack? Start Here!

Moderator: John Petze, Executive Director, Project Haystack

  • Introduction to Data Modeling, Haystack, and the Application of Tagging in the Real World: John Petze, Partner, SkyFoundry; Marc Petock, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Lynxspring; and Scott Muench, Vice President Marketing & Business Development, J2 Innovations
  • A Declaration of Data Independence: Kevin Smith, CTO, Tridium
  • Tagging in the Trenches: Mary Boelk, Senior Staff Engineer, Johnson Controls Inc.

12:00pm-2:00pm

Lunch & Exhibits

2:00pm-3:30pm

TRACK 1

Haystack in Practice – Application in the Real World

Moderator: Rob Murchison, CEO & Founder, Intelligent Buildings

  • How the Adoption of the Haystack Protocol Can Transform Facilities & Operations Management: Adam Rohloff, P.E., Senior Associate, Altura Associates; Mark Campbell, Director of Sustainable Facilities, MGM Resorts International®; Matt Berbée, Vice President, Facilities Operations and Engineering, NBC Universal; Matt Gudorf, Assistant Director of Engineering, Energy & Engineering, UC Irvine
  • How Haystack Enables the Application of Artificial Intelligence: Deepinder Singh, CEO, 75F
  • Systems Sampler – A Review of Different Data-Driven Operational Opportunities: Richard Harrison, CTO, Bueno

TRACK 2

Technical Track

  • Exporting Haystack Definitions to RDF: Matthew Giannini, Software Engineer, SkyFoundry
  • Proposed ASHRAE Standard 223P: Bernhard Isler, Siemens, SSPC 135 BACnet Committee

3:30pm-4:00pm

Break

4:00pm-5:30pm

TRACK 1

Haystack in Practice – Application in the Real World

Moderator: Darlene Pope, VP, Global Head, Digital Workplace Experience, WeWork | Powered by We

  • Data Tagging at Ford: Timothy Scott, BMS Controls Engineer, Ford Land
  • Start with Haystack – An Owners Guide to Interoperability: Matt Schwartz, Senior Associate, Altura Associates
  • The Value of Tagging in Building Automation in Europe: Chris Irwin, Vice President Sales EME & Asia, J2 Innovations and Alex Rohweder, COO, J2 Innovations

TRACK 2

Technical Track

Moderator: Scott Muench, Vice President Marketing & Business Development, J2 Innovations

  • GraphQL – A New Method for Instant Data Insights on Haystack: Patrick Coffey, Chief Technology Officer, VRT Systems
  • Interlinking Haystack Protocol With an Asset Lifecycle and Sustainability Reporting: Liam Murray, Director & Building Performance Specialist, Aus Building-Performance and Rav Panchalingam, Consultant, Aus Building-Performance

6:30pm-8:30pm

Reception, Dinner & Exhibits

Wednesday May 15, 2019

7:00am-8:30am

Breakfast & Exhibits

8:00am-2:10pm

Registration

8:30am-9:40am

GENERAL SESSION & PITCHFEST

Welcome & Pitchfest Introduction: John Petze, Executive Director, Project Haystack, and Marc Petock, Executive Secretary, Project Haystack

  • FIN Framework – The Power of Tags & Templates: Scott Muench, VP Marketing, J2 Innovations 
  • BACnet Client Controller Now With Haystack: Bennet Levine, R&D Manager, Contemporary Controls
  • The Journey of a Haystack Byte: Alper Üzmezler, Managing Partner, BASSG
  • StackHub – The Digital Marketplace for Project Haystack: Steve Eynon, CEO, Stackhub
  • ACTIVE Framework – Auto-Program Niagara Using Tags: Olivier Poumeyrol, Product Architect, BTIB
  • Single Pane of Glass: Anto Budjiardo, CEO, Padi.io

9:40am-9:50am

Break

9:50am-10:50am

GENERAL SESSION & PITCHFEST

  • A Haystack Tagging Tool: Terry Casey, CEO Europe, Intellastar
  • Lynxspring’s Onyxx® BACnet® to Haystack Data Pump: Robert Hirsch, CTO, Lynxspring
  • BAS Controller With Haystack Powered by Raspberry Pi: Zach Netsov, Product Specialist, Contemporary Control Systems, Inc.
  • Streamline Integration of BACnet Devices: Jon Schoenfeld, Director of Energy & Analytics, Kodaro
  • Intel Moves to Haystack: Rama Karamsetty, Global Product Manager, Intel Corp
  • Improving Organizational Productivity With Building Automation: Greg Walker, Research Director, CABA

10:50am-11:10am

Break

11:10am-12:10pm

TRACK 1

Haystack in Practice – Application in the Real World

Moderator: Ken Sinclair, Editor/Owner/Founder, AutomatedBuildings.com

  • Auto-tagging With Machine Learning: Lucy Kidd, Data Scientist, Bueno
  • Haystack at Scale in a Municipal Environment: Zach Wilson, Managing Partner, New City Energy

TRACK 2

Technical Track

Moderator: Scott Muench, Vice President Marketing & Business Development, J2 Innovations

  • Haystack 4.0 and Lighting Systems: Jeremy Yon, Senior Systems Engineer, Current powered by GE
  • Breaking Data Silos with Project Haystack & Enabling Machine Learning in Buildings: Vani Desai, Systems Architect, IOTG Industrial Solutions Division, Intel Corporation

12:10pm-2:10pm

Lunch & Exhibits

2:10pm-3:40pm

TRACK 1

Moving to High Performance Data Driven Buildings

Moderator: Paul Ehrlich, Founder & President, Building Intelligence Group

  • Optimized Controls: Paul Ehrlich, Founder & President, Building Intelligence Group; Draguna Vrabie Staff Research Engineer – Energy and Environment Directorate at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Michael Wetter, Computational Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; and Steve Taylor, Guideline 36
  • Better Future for Fault Detection & Diagnostics: John Petze, Partner, SkyFoundry, and Executive Director, Project Haystack; Nick Gayeski, Partner, Co-Founder and CEO, KGS Buildings; and Amy Jiron, Acting Commercial Buildings Integration Program Manager, Department of Energy

TRACK 2

Technical Track – Working Groups

Moderator: Richard McElhinney, Chief Software Architect, Conserve It

  • An Update on nHaystack: Richard McElhinney, Chief Software Architect, Conserve It
  • Cybersecurity Framework, Categorization & Classification: Rob Murchison, CEO & Founder, Intelligent Buildings
  • Codifying Haystack Tags for Data Centers: Jason Ganiatsas, Software Product Manager, IoT Warez

3:40pm-4:00pm

Break

4:00pm-5:30pm

TRACK 1

Moving to High Performance Data Driven Buildings

Moderator: Paul Ehrlich, Founder & President, Building Intelligence Group

  • Current and Future Trends in Fault Detection & Diagnostics: Guanjing Lin, PhD, Sr. Scientific Engineering Associate, Commercial Building Systems Group, Building Technology and Urban Systems Division, Energy Technologies Area, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; and Amy Jiron, Acting Commercial Buildings Integration Program Manager, Department of Energy
  • Automating Campus Dashboards using Haystack: Stephen Frank, PhD, Instrumentation & Controls Engineer, Planning Management, Engineering, & Construction, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

TRACK 2

Technical Track – Working Groups

Moderator: Richard McElhinney, Chief Software Architect, Conserve It

  • The AHU Working Group: Jay Herron, Software Engineer, BuildingFit
  • Project Sandstar: Alper Üzmezler, Managing Partner, BASSG

6:30pm-8:30pm

Dinner

8:30pm-10:30pm

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