Spark 2017 Conference


  • Innovation Hub at Research Park 3911 4th Street Lubbock, TX 79415

On Thursday April 27th and Friday April 28th, the Innovation Hub at Research Park will be hosting the Spark 2017 conference highlighting the GLEAMM innovation Poster competition. This competition is to provide an opportunity for TT faculty and students to create innovative technology conceptual designs, research and development of modelling/simulation, gaming, big data analytics, operational guidance and evaluation tools surrounding the following areas:

Featuring Keynote speaker Wesley Rhodes, Executive Cybersecurity Architect, North America, IBM

Cyber physical security Next generation renewable energy Energy conservation systems

Specifically, we are particularly interested in posters addressing advanced energy control systems for smart cities, design projects that integrate specific and sensitive detection algorithms, novel encryption technology that adapts to smart controllers, Nano materials and sensors, as well as effective cyber metrics for technologies to be proposed.
This call for Poster submissions provides an opportunity for you to address human factors issues, vulnerability assessments and systems engineering analysis of software/hardware/controller interfaces and interactions with the human operator & operational environment.

  •   The relevant technologies and research should be deployable within five years and have a clear market and commercialization potential.

  •   Industry partners are encouraged.

  •   Your proposal must be disclosed to the Office of Research Commercialization.

o Contact Cameron Smith, cameron.smith@ttu.edu / 806-742-4105
o Disclosures must be submitted no later than 5:00 pm, April 1st, 2017

Evaluation process:
Posters are due no later than April 1st, 2017. Posters will be judged by a team of subject matter experts, and announced at the GLEAMM sponsored Spark 2017 Conference 2-day event. 

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