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  • Wednesday, September 5, 2018
  • Wednesday, September 5, 2018

PTI Seminar: Bringing my B(ee) Game

Featuring Ellie Symes, CEO of The Bee Corp.

Event details

  • Date & time
    Wednesday, September 5, 2018
  • Location
    Cyberinfrastructure Building (CIB)
    Room: Wrubel Lobby - MPA
    IU - Bloomington
  • Date & time
    Wednesday, September 5, 2018
  • Location
    IUPUI employees may gather in ICTC
    Room: IT203

About this event

Abstract: In this talk, Ellie Symes, CEO of The Bee Corp, will cover the issue of honeybee decline and what her company is doing to solve it. Ellie will tell her story about how the company was founded, how they brought technology to traditional industry, and the lessons she has learned so far.

Company: The Bee Corp is a benefit corporation founded in Bloomington, IN that applies data analytics to beekeeping. Because of advancements in sensor technology, the Internet of Things is permeating traditional industries. Increasingly, beekeepers are adopting technology to discover insights about their hives. The Bee Corp uses the sensor data to derive hive health insights, allowing beekeepers to track the health of their hive in real time.

EllieSymes-BeeCorp.png Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Ellie Symes, CEO of The Bee Corp, grew up in a number of cities across the Midwest and Canada. Ellie recently completed her Masters of Public Affairs with a concentration in Information Systems from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Ellie grew her love for beekeeping by starting a beekeeping club at Indiana University while she completed her BS degree in Environmental Management.

See recordings of past talks at:

The seminar will be available via Zoom:
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Meeting ID: 812 345 1065
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