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ARM TechCon 2014 Selects Erica Kochi, Innovation Officer for UNICEF, as Keynote

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ARM TechCon, the leading conference for ARM-based embedded industry, has announced that Erica Kochi, one of Time Magazine's 100 "World's Most Influential People" and co-founder of UNICEF's Innovation Unit, will provide the keynote address for Friday morning, October 3, at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Connecting the ARM Community! October 1-3, 2014, Santa Clara, CA

A world-famous technology innovator, Kochi co-founded and co-leads UNICEF's Innovation Unit and is the senior innovation advisor to UNICEF's executive director. The Innovation Unit supports UNICEF's 135 country programs in the practical application of design and technology to strengthen international development outcomes. Kochi's keynote will address how raising awareness that "deploying cell phones into undeveloped countries isn't enough," and that there are truly innovative supporting technologies and infrastructure needed. That represents both an opportunity for social improvement, as well as real business opportunities, Kochi says.

Kochi joins a keynote lineup that includes ARM CEO Simon Segars, CTO Mike Muller, and Executive VP Pete Hutton.

To register for ARM TechCon 2014 October 1-3 in Santa Clara, CA, go to https://armtechcon.tech.ubm.com/2014/registrations. There are a variety of passes from Expo Only to VIP status; advanced rate discounts are available until September 19, and registration is open until October 3.

About ARM TechCon

Ranked one of the top three must-attend events in the embedded industry, ARM® TechCon™ is more than a conference. ARM TechCon's unique 360-degree interactive training ground is seeded to connect, instruct, advise, and enable the world of electronic and ARM-based computer design, and provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of ARM-based technology.

About UBM Tech

UBM Tech is a global media business that brings together the world's technology industry through live events and online properties.  Its community-focused media and events provide expertly curated content along with user-generated content and peer-to-peer engagement opportunities through its proprietary, award-winning community platform. UBM Tech's brands include EE TimesInteropBlack HatInformationWeekGame Developers ConferenceCRN, and DesignCon. The company's products include research, education, training, and data services that accelerate decision making for technology buyers.  UBM Tech also offers a full range of marketing services based on its content and technology market expertise, including custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

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