FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apple co-founder Steve “Woz” Wozniak will deliver a keynote discussion at Fog World Congress 2018. During a fireside chat and audience Q&A at the conference, the Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist will share his unique vision on future technology. Conference attendees include technologists, data scientists, application developers, educators, researchers, analysts, VCs and investors, service providers, government agencies and enterprises representing a multitude of industries.

Fog World Congress takes place in San Francisco on October 1-3. Woz will deliver his fireside chat on Tuesday, October 2 from 3-4 p.m. PT. Reserve your spot at Fog World Congress 2018.

Woz is known for pioneering the personal computer revolution and his contributions to technology have transformed the way people access, process, share and store information today. He was building the edge before it existed. And as a hardware/software developer, his insight into how to optimize processing for AI, autonomous automobiles, IoT and more, will make for a lively Q&A discussion.

“We’re delighted to have Steve Wozniak join us at Fog World Congress,” said Helder Antunes, Chairman of the OpenFog Consortium and Senior Director, Cisco. “With his unique experiences, insights and vision on future technology, Woz will ignite a powerful dialogue about emerging technologies, such as fog computing, and their ability to shape new business models and transform our quality of life.”

Produced by the OpenFog Consortium in collaboration with the IEEE Communications Society, Fog World Congress is the world’s largest gather of fog computing leaders and edge influencers focused on transformational capabilities of fog for IoT, 5G and AI.

About OpenFog Consortium The OpenFog Consortium was founded to accelerate the adoption of fog computing and address bandwidth, latency and communications challenges associated with IoT, 5G and AI applications. Committed to creating open technologies, its mission is to create and validate a framework for secure and efficient information processing between clouds, endpoints and services. OpenFog was founded in November 2015 and today represents the leading researchers and innovators in fog computing. For more information, visit www.openfogconsortium.org; Twitter: @OpenFog; LinkedIn: /company/openfog-consortium.

About IEEE ComSoc IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities, IEEE is the trusted voice in a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers, and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power, and consumer electronics. The IEEE Communications Society is a leading global community within IEEE comprised of a diverse group of industry professionals with a common interest in advancing all communications technologies. Learn more at http://www.ieee.org.

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