Pamela Cortez + Benjamin Cabé – Microsoft IoT Special

17th September 2020 on Zoom

What's it about?

Join us this month for a Microsoft IoT Special.

We’ll have Pamela Cortez – Senior Program Manager at Microsoft IoT and Benjamin Cabé Principal Program Manager at Microsoft IoT.

This month’s meetup is a Microsoft IoT Special with two PM’s from the Microsoft IoT Team joining us.

We’ll be discussing everything Microsoft IoT from IoT Hubs, Time Series Insights, Digital Twins, IoT Central and much more!


Please note. Neither the speaker nor the Nottingham IoT Meetup are responsible for any damage to any components or hardware you may bring along.

Note also that the equipment at the event remains the property of the speaker(s), and is for demo purposes only. 

About Our Speakers:

Pamela Cortez:

Pamela focuses on loT developer and partner global programs for Microsoft Azure loT.

Her specialities are loT, maker community, developer advocacy, electrical engineering, hackathons, workshops, security,
programming, and outreach.

Driving open source contributions
and awareness for Microsoft, are the best parts of her day!

Pamela is also a speaker and planner for many different conferences like Linux Foundation’s Open loT Summits and represent Microsoft at White
House Week of Making events.

Before Microsoft, Pamela was the Connected Devices Developer, Advocate and Hack Ninja at SparkFun.

At SparkFun, she focused on outreach,
teaching open source hardware and software, coding, events, and technical documentation.


Benjamin Cabé:

Benjamin is a Program Manager & Technical Evangelist with 14 years of experience
working in Open Source and loT.

Benjamin grew a vibrant open source community of hundreds of developers and dozens of deeply engaged companies from scratch

Benjamin has strong public speaking and communication skills, with speaking
engagements at many high profile conferences (developer as well as business-focused) over the years

Twitter: https://

Where will we be meeting:

Due to the ongoing pandemic, we’ll now be holding our meetings on Zoom.

We’ll be kicking off at 18:30 for an open networking chat on Zoom, before kicking our talk off at 7PM.

You can join the Zoom Meeting by simply going to the following URL & following the Prompts;

We’ll be password protecting the meetup to help prevent “ZoomBombing”. We’ll be sending out an email to people that have RSVP’d around 5.30pm UK Time on the day, so make sure to check your emails!

Before that, do feel free to head over to & create yourself an account as well as downloading the client to your favourite machine!

We’ll also be streaming the Meetup on YouTube.


We’re proud to partner with Jetbrains, who are kindly offerring one lucky attendee a 1 year subscription to a JetBrains product of your choice, including Resharper, IntelliJ and PHPStorm.

Attend and tweet on the #NottsIoT hashtag to be in with a chance of winning!


Notts IoT are on the lookout for a full time Headline Sponsor… If you or anyone you know would be interested, please do get in touch!