Packetworx, the country’s sole Internet of Things (IoT) network provider and social enterprise, held the 2022 Summit on LoRaWAN®: Businesses and Industries Emerging Stronger During the Pandemic last September 12, 2022 at the Marco Polo Ortigas Manila.
The IoT leader takes pride in bringing the summit for the first time to enable enterprises from various sectors and industries to leverage the power of the Internet of Things with LoRaWAN® technology.
Amidst challenges brought by the pandemic, Packetworx saw the necessity to engage more organizations in digital transformation and let them learn how to adapt to adjustments in the global economic landscape. These are achieved through technological innovations that not only streamline business operations but, most importantly, ensure the safety and comfort of stakeholders. The program is segmented into diverse use cases and sectors that are of utmost importance to Filipinos today. Speaking on the possibilities offered by LoRaWAN® during and after the pandemic is Semtech Marketing Director Rémi Demerlé. The pool of esteemed speakers also includes the following:
- Ariel Villasenor, Pi Energy Vice President
- Cecile Marvilla, MSERV VP – Core Business Group
- Ronald Brusola, Converge Inc. CTO
- Winho Choy, Magnifi Machines CEO
- Dr. Mahar Lagmay, Geos Incorporated President
- John Manzano, CBRE Country Head Global Workplace Solutions
- Carlos Yaptinchay, EDC Commercial Services Analyst
- Kathleen Manto, Varacco Inc. CEO & Co-Founder
- Kap. Thomas Raymond Lising, San Antonio Pasig Brgy. Chairman
- Randee Barace, Aboitiz Power Network Administrator
- Jeson Campos, Manila Water Infratech Solutions Sales Head
- Charlie Fernando, Clixlogic Inc. President
The summit was attended by over 200 professionals, system integrators, and company executives from different industries.n Hundreds of viewers also watched the event’s live stream. The event was made possible with the expertise of event agency Open Space Media Inc. and the generosity of partners and sponsors: Semtech, Arrow Electronics, Source Telecoms, ThingsPH, Magnifi Machines, eshield, Clixlogic, and Medicare Plus.
The 2022 Summit on LoRaWAN®: Businesses and Industries Emerging Stronger During the Pandemic garnered favorable feedback from guests who loved the content of the summit and the lineup of speakers who are undeniably experts in their respective fields. A panel discussion allowed enterprises to ask the speakers about the real-life applications of IoT, and raffle draws were conducted by utilizing IoT-powered wearable devices, the attendees were in awe of the IoT experience present throughout the summit.
Packetworx is always on the lookout for opportunities to work towards widening the IoT community in the country, and this can only be possible through knowledge sharing that allows enterprises to jump-start their digital transformation journey with smart solutions and architecture. With the first installment of a series of summits, Packetworx hopes to impact more sectors and industries in future conferences that highlight the potential of the Internet of Things to make a positive difference in the lives of Filipinos.
Packetworx is the leading enabler of IoT and the only IoT technology social enterprise in the Philippines. The company’s mission is to accelerate the adoption of IoT solutions to help the country transition toward an Internet-powered future. They do this by providing end-to-end IoT solutions, be it devices, network infrastructure, or cloud-based data visualization tools.