Technology Association of Georgia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TAG Stadium of Things IoT Hackathon Save the Date
ATLANTA, GA — July 17, 2017 – Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) in partnership with title sponsor Honeywell, and presenting sponsor SAP, along with the TAG Mobility and TAG Cloud societies, will be hosting the TAG Stadium of Things IoT Hackathon, Friday August 11, 2017 to Sunday August 13, 2017 at the Alpharetta Innovation Center.
The 2017 TAG IoT Symposium will gather the greater Atlanta community together on August 31. The Hackathon is intended to develop proof of concepts to help the community understand the possibilities of IoT.
“IoT is transforming nearly everything we do in business and in life as smart devices and technologies rapidly continue to connect us,” said TAG President and CEO Larry Williams. “Nearly every industry is being impacted. The evolution of how we develop and deliver products and services is changing for good. Georgia stands as one of the early adopters and leaders of all that is best in IoT."
Team challenges will be held throughout the Hackathon which aim to demonstrate IoT proof of concepts in industries such as Media, Transportation, Facility/Management, Retail/Fintech, and Health/Safety/Security.
On Friday August 11, there will be a training session held from 1pm to 5pm. The Hackathon will begin on Friday August 11 from 5pm to 10pm and will continue Saturday August 12, from 9am to 9pm. It will then conclude with an Open House Sunday August 13 from 2pm to 4pm.
More programming information, sponsorship information and registration is available at www.IOTGA.org.
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 35,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.
The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 33 professional societies.
For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org.