DETROIT – Matt Roush, Managing Editor University News Bureau, Director of Media Relations at  Lawrence Technological University, will serve as Master of Ceremonies for IoT Tech Connect April 29 at the Michigan Science Center.

Roush, a former journalist best known as the Editor of the WWJ News Radio Great Lakes Technology Report, also is co-host of M2 Techcast, a live Internet radio show heard on the PodcastDetroit Network. The other co-host is Mike Brennan, Editor & Publisher of MITechNews.Com, and co-producer of IoT Tech Connect.

Matt Roush 

“The Internet of Things is a huge economic opportunity for the Detroit area and Michigan overall,” Roush said. “I can’t wait to hear from the experts who have been assembled for IoT TechConnect. If you’re interested at all in the possibilities of IoT, this is a must-attend event.”

IoT Tech Connect features six tracks of experts who will explore:

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles



3D Future technologies

Technology as a Service

Entrepreneur Support

The show opens with a breakfast keynote from Lawrence Burns, former Vice President of Research and Development for General Motors.

The lunch keynote is Lt. Gov. Gilchrist who will discuss the Whitmer Administrations’ technology policies and answer questions from the audience.

At 5 pm, the China-government backed InnoSTARS competition will showcase a half dozen promoting IoT startups that will compete for the chance to attend the world finals in China this fall. The winner there will receive Chinese government support to enter the world’s largest market, China.

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