Upcoming Industry Events

Parks Associates is supporting MVNO Industry Summit.

The main goal of the 4th annual MVNOs INDUSTRY SUMMIT LATAM event is to bring together everyone involved in the MVNO chain, and to analyze and discuss the latest developments in Brazil and LATAM as a whole. The event provides a great platform for discussing new ideas and opportunities with the key decision makers in the Brazilian and LATAM markets.

MVNO Industry Summit
When: September 16-17, 2014
Where: Sao Paulo, Brazil


Parks Associates is supporting the World Congress of Energy Wise.

Energy Wise is focused on how to make energy work efficiently and optimize our planets precious resources. It aims to provide energy saving solutions that reward people financially, operationally and environmentally for the sustainable use of resources. It gives you all the choices you need to make your home or business more energy-efficient. And it increases energy economic efficiency, prevents environmental problems getting worse, and reduces r energy usage and carbon emissions. The conference includes: Global Green Economy and New Energy Finance; New Energy; IOT, Cloud Computing and Its Applications; Clean Technologies and Zero Emission; Smart Energy Investment, Matchmaking, Alliance and Partnership.

World Congress of Energy Wise
When: September 16-18, 2014
Where: Taiyuan, China


Parks Associates is supporting the International Symposium of Clean Coal Technology.

This event will highlight the hot topics associated with China’s clean coal market, and explore business opportunities for relevant industries in the perspective of global warming and sustainable development. We are committed to making this event a learning and enjoyable experience as we each take one step closer towards making this world a cleaner and happier place using technologies and ideas to power the world safely and efficiently. 

International Symposium of Clean Coal Technology
When: September 16-18, 2014
Where: Taiyuan, China


Glenn Hower, Research Analyst, Parks Associates will be moderating the panel "Who’s on First? The Second Screen is Dead… Long Live the Second Screen" on Thursday, September 18 at 3:25 – 4:10 PM. What we often call the second screen is fast becoming the first for a growing population of content consumers. What does this mean for programmers and distributors—and how can both camps work together to monetize and maximize every screen available? This panel of cable executives will have a conversation on how we can no longer view the TV in the living room as the “main” screen, especially as over-the-top content and other video apps continue to intermingle with traditional linear content.

This unique, insight-packed Cablefax summit will tell you everything you need to know about how multiplatform innovation is fueling new revenue and retention opportunities for TV content owners and distributors. As consumers change the way they interact with content, the interplay between screens and devices has become more important than ever. Mobility and content flexibility have created a new reality that’s changing how advertising strategies, rights negotiations and consumer marketing tactics play out across the media ecosystem.

Cablefax TV Innovation Summit
When: September 18, 2014
Where: New York, NY


Brett Sappington, Director, Research, Parks Associates will be speaking on the panel "Meet the Millennials! Executives and kids debate the future" on Thursday, September 18 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Since the explosion of gaming, music downloads, social networks, instant messaging and viral media, marketing to the Millennial Generation, the newest target for many brands, requires a whole new language. Now in this live stage presentation, industry executives talk to kids 9 to 14 years old about new media, technology, user experiences, and more. It’s a rare opportunity to hear from Generation Z, learn about their preferences and behaviors, and how to market to them in more meaningful ways.

Parks Associates is supporting EuroSummit ’14.

EuroSummit ’14 is a unique two-day gathering that includes informative keynotes, panels, engaging sessions, networking events, creative awards and a party. Highly interactive and fun, the conference will focus on Social TV, the Connected TV, competitive branding and customer care strategies, On Demand advertising and a host of other key topics, technologies, product trends and best practices in cable marketing.

EuroSummit ’14
When: September 18-19, 2014
Where: Copenhagen, Denmark


Parks Associates is supporting the Low Carbon Earth Summit.

With the theme of "Green Action for Sustainability", this summit will comprise ten professional parallel forums including Climate Change Adaptation, Low Carbon Economy & Finance, Low Carbon Technologies for Climate Mitigation, Low Carbon City, Carbon Trade, etc. Except for the parallel forums, we also will arrange several attractive Workshops and Training courses, Business Events and Social Activities during or after the conference. The main objective of LCES-2014 is to provide a comprehensive global platform for experts and participants from government, enterprise, academia and other organization in the related field to exchange ideas and present results of ongoing research in the most state-of-the-art areas of Climate Change, Investment Financing and the Low Carbon Technology. Our delegates can discuss the new ideas and application experiences face to face, to establish business or research relations and to find global partners for future collaboration.

Low Carbon Earth Summit
When: September 21-23, 2014
Where: Qingdao, China


Parks Associates is supporting the New Energy Forum.

As a unique annual energy event in BIT Congress, New Energy Forum 2014 aims to provide the opportunities to meet and network with industry peers, share knowledge, benefit from thought-provoking presentations from internationally reputed industry experts and use of the conference experience as a source of innovative ideas to implement in your workplace as well as to fuel a beautiful world of cleanness and sustainability.

New Energy Forum
When: September 21-23, 2014
Where: Qingdao, China


Parks Associates is supporting the World Congress of Bioenergy.

With the theme of “Roadmap toward 2020", this congress will provide a communication platform for all the participant focus on biotechnology development and bioenergy sustainable development. The agendas cover Bioenergy Economy and Sustainability, Applications, Commercialization, Biorefineries of Bioenergy, Biomass Conversion Technologies, Feedstock Landscape.

World Congress of Bioenergy
When: September 21-23, 2014
Where: Qingdao, China


Parks Associates is supporting the International Conference of Environment.

ICE-2014 will be an international event focus on the core knowledge and major advances in the ever-expanding field of environment by attracting experts on a global scale. The scientific program will continue the tradition to focus on Global Environmental Management, a major portion of the program will be concentrate on Global Environment Sustainable Development, Environmental Scientific Research, Global Pollutant Best Management Practice, Capacity Building for a Clean World with oral presentations. Initiated in 2011, ICE never stops her momentum to catch the emerging advances in environment management. This year ICE-2014 will have an excellent program both the scientific as well as the social part of the event by adding Business Events including Eco-City and Leading Industry Briefing, Technology Transfer Matchmaking, Executive Round Table, Eco-Investment and Project Road Show. For the first time, Environment Device and Equipment Briefing & Expo will provide an ideal space to show your Inventions, Techs and Product.

International Conference of Environment
When: September 21-23, 2014
Where: Qingdao, China


Parks Associates is supporting the 4th annual Telecoms for Smart Grids.

SMi's 4th annual Telecoms for Smart Grids conference will address the current development of both UK and European communications infrastructures for smart grid development and metering deployment, data communication infrastructure and integration, substation automation, distribution network upgrades, and business process management. For the UK key market developments will be addressed with contributions from both the Department for Energy and Climate Change and the Data Communications Company.

Telecoms for Smart Grids
When: September 22-23, 2014
Where: London, United Kingdom


Parks Associates is supporting MVNO Industry Summit Middle East.

MVNO Industry Summit Middle East 2014 capitalises on the changes in the region and assesses the ongoing readiness of a wholesale market which, after initially opening up to MVNOs, resumed a more cautious relationship with third party telcos.

MVNO Industry Summit Middle East
When: September 22-23, 2014
Where: Dubai, UAE


Parks Associates is supporting Wifi World Summit.

The 2nd Annual Wifi World Summit event will focus on achieving competitive differentiation and ROI with next generation wifi technologies. Taking place on the 25th – 26th September in central London and with 52% operator attendance in 2012 the event is not to be missed!

Wifi World Summit
When: September 23-24, 2014
Where: Barcelona, Spain


Parks Associates is supporting Small Cells Global Congress.

Join 250+ telecoms professionals in Berlin in November to debate and discuss the fundamental issues facing small cell deployments. The 3rd Annual Small Cells Global Congress, the industry’s first event to focus on small cells, guarantees to provide forward thinking, topical and focused discussion needed to provide delegates with the understanding and vision needed to move confidently through this dynamic market.

Small Cells Global Congress
When: September 23-24, 2014
Where: Barcelona, Spain


Parks Associates is supporting the Health 2.0 Fall Conference.

Join over 2100 attendees at the premier Health 2.0 8th Annual Fall Conference on Sept. 21-24 in Santa Clara, CA as we showcase over 200 LIVE, demos, 150+ speakers on over 50 panels and sessions. The Health 2.0 conference is the place where technologies and thought-leadership converge, disrupts, revolutionizes, and catalyzes the marketplace, trends, and policy of the health tech landscape. This conference brings together the best minds, thought leadership, newest technology, professionals, government officials, and entrepreneurs to get ahead of the industry and make connections to forward the movement of technology in health care.

Health 2.0 Fall Conference
When: September 21-24, 2014
Where: Santa Clara, CA


Brett Sappington, Director, Research, Parks Associates, will be speaking at the Nordic Media Summit on September 25.

Now in its 5th year, Nordic Media Summit is the premium event focused on the online video ecosystem for OTT and TV Everywhere solutions. It’s an international one-day conference, providing delegates with an insight into the market of OTT, TV Everywhere, second screen & social tv solutions in Scandinavia, combined with international trends, showcase of international OTT and TV Everywhere solutions, impact of social media, OTT video monetizing from some of the largest companies in the world. Importantly, the conference offers unique networking opportunities with industry peers and colleagues from all over the globe.

Nordic Media Summit
When: September 25, 2014
Where: Copenhagen, Denmark


Parks Associates is supporting the 4th annual Distribution Automation Europe.

The Global Distribution Automation market has been witnessing the increase in mergers and acquisitions. However, the lack of product differentiation could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. It is against this backdrop that SMi's 4th annual conference will enable delegates to meet and network with utilities and gather information. This year's event will feature an array of European utilities who are behind the latest DA innovation and investment such as Union Fenosa Distribucion, Scottish Power, Alliander, UK Power Networks, E.ON Innovation Center Distribution, Scottish and Southern Power Distribution and Electricity North West.

Distribution Automation Europe
When: September 29-30, 2014
Where: London, United Kingdom


Parks Associates is supporting Self Organising Networks.

Self Organising Networks
When: October 1-2, 2014
Where: Nice, France


Parks Associates is supporting the OSP Expo.

Don’t miss the industry-leading telecom trade show for today’s rapid wireless and wireline network evolution. Telecom network professionals from more than 40 countries worldwide come for wall-to-wall activity including field trips, live demos, actionable education, thought leadership, commanding keynotes, face-to-face networking and infrastructure solutions shopping. OSP EXPO 2014 provides total access and complete connections all in one place.

OSP Expo
When: September 30 - October 2, 2014
Where: Baltimore, MD


Parks Associates is supporting TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections.

TC3 is the only executive summit where you can meet 25 telcos, review 50 new technologies, learn about countless alternate paths to market, see 10 innovation awards, leverage many pre-arranged 1-on-1 meetings...all in 2 days, in an environment built to optimize networking. TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections brings together all types of companies present in the telecommunication industry, including carriers, start-ups, investors, and vendors. In true Telecom Council style, the summit is built to create a network, framework, and opportunity for these companies to connect. This year 500 strategy, scouting, and ventures executives from every corner of telecom will gather for the most important industry-wide conversation - how to get new innovation to market faster? So, engage with the most innovative companies in telecom, including Telecom Council members, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA on October 1-2. Use discount code “Parks14” for 15% off registration!

TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections
When: October 1-2, 2014
Where: Mountain View, CA


Parks Associates is supporting BroadbandVision.

From the founders of TelcoTV and TelcoVision, BroadbandVision will explore and examine the broadband services, technologies, and applications that will define this industry’s future.

BroadbandVision
When: October 1-3, 2014
Where: Las Vegas, NV


Parks Associates is supporting Digital Media Pipeline.

This one-day conference brings together digital entertainment content owners, service providers and retailers to focus on business-to-business opportunities in the digital delivery of home entertainment to consumers. The 2014 event is October 8 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

Digital Media Pipeline
When: October 8, 2014
Where: Los Angeles, CA


Brett Sappington, Director, Research, Parks Associates will be speaking during the session "Understanding the Potential of 4K on the User Experience" on Wednesday, October 15 at 4:25-4:45 PM.

Parks Associates is supporting TV Xperience World.

TV Xperience returns to New York this October. This year’s show will focus on the evolution of telco business models, and the way major cable and telco operators are utilizing TV Everywhere to create new innovative user experiences. Gain insight from the biggest names including Comcast, AT&T, NBC Universal, Roku and Saatchi & Saatchi.

TV Xperience World
When: October 13-15, 2014
Where: New York, NY


Parks Associates is supporting MVNOs Industry Summit Asia.

An integral part of our Global MVNO Industry Summit Series, this year’s Kuala Lumpur based event focuses on the innovations and creative business models contributing to the growth of the MVNOs Asia market. With an eye on new partnerships, new ideas for targeting niche market segments, creative launch strategies and opportunities for host operators, the event will draw together case studies from across the Asian continent. This year’s big launch stories will come from China - new to the MVNO business, and bursting with potential. The China session will focus on launch details, launch prospects, and new potential for companies considering MVNO activity as an operator and as a provider. Join 250+ attendees to follow on the topical and crucial discussion and debate which filled last year’s conference room and networking areas.

MVNOs Industry Summit Asia
When: October 14-15, 2014
Where: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Parks Associates is supporting Monetising Digital & OTT Services Asia.

Monetising Digital & OTT Services Asia showcases the telco services and telco-OTT partnerships driving the digital world. Overcoming business model challenges, BSS/OSS integration and identifying international expansion strategies, the sister event to the successful Digital Services World Congress, is the only exclusive meeting place for operators and OTTs in the Asia Pacific region. With the OTT player here to stay, mobile network operators have woken up to the fact that co-operation is necessary, and both operators and OTTs recognise that partnerships will advantage them both. However, competition still exists and how partnerships fit in with the telco’s competing digital services, is a critical question, addressed over the two days. A combination of the operator’s network management and customer reach, and the OTT’s programming and design capabilities, will bring ROI for both parties yet the steps to getting to that profitable working relationship are still unclear. Join 120+ telecom operators, OTTs and their partners within the banking, gaming, music, content and digital media sectors to identify the winning business models, approaches and technologies needed to break down the lack of partner certainty and commitment that currently threatens the monetisation of OTT communications.

Monetising Digital & OTT Services Asia
When: October 14-15, 2014
Where: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Parks Associates is supporting Broadband World Forum.

The Broadband World Forum is the world’s largest broadband event exploring how network innovation is powering the global connected society. What’s unique about the Broadband World Forum is that it brings senior fixed and mobile telecoms executives together with global IT, media and government innovators to create an exciting and engaging community which meets, interacts and exchanges ideas on the future of our industry. 

Broadband World Forum
When: October 21-23, 2014
Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Parks Associates is supporting the Connected Health Symposium.

The Connected Health Symposium is a change-agent conference that promotes innovative thinking and the application of personal consumer health technologies to support new models of care delivery. With a focus on trends at the intersection of technology and new models of health care delivery, the Symposium convenes thought leaders in an effort to grow the rapidly-expanding connected health marketplace. Our audience is a high-profile gathering of innovators, researchers, industry representatives and policymakers who gather for knowledge-sharing across the connected health landscape. Over 100 speakers and more than 1,000 attendees come together to define the future of care delivery and impact the day-to-day lives of patients.

Connected Health Symposium
When: October 23-24, 2014
Where: Boston, MA


Parks Associates is supporting Captivate Conference.

Captivate is founded by members of the digital media community and is a non-profit entity (501.c.6). The greater Austin community realized that several creative industries had more in common than in previous years. As technology advances industries like film, music, games and mobile are colliding at rapid pace. Captivate is embracing this convergence and looking to the future of maintaining a creative ecosystem. As business models change and the ever fickle consumer market with it, creatives need to keep pace and learn new ways of thriving.

Captivate Conference
When: October 24-26, 2014
Where: Austin, TX


Parks Associates is supporting HealthBeat.

HealthBeat 2014 will examine the many steps in the patient’s journey, from the data-driven healthcare generation looking at how information travels from medical records, to how providers use this data and cutting-edge technology to provide better care, to how institutions share it while striving to protect the privacy of a patient. 

HealthBeat
When: October 27-28, 2014
Where: San Francisco, CA


Parks Associates is supporting Rich Communication.

Rich Communication
When: October 28-29,2014
Where: Berlin, Germany


Parks Associates is supporting European Utility Week.

This is Europe's biggest and best smart utility event. The show brings you a completely re-engineered event programme, including both new formats and tested formulas with content for all levels dealing with present and future challenges. All this combined with the 350+ solution providers on the show floor will mean that 10.000 attendees will have an inspiring 3 days of business.

European Utility Week
When: November 4-6, 2014
Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Parks Associates is supporting Internet of Things Connectivity.

Internet of Things Connectivity
When: November 11-12, 2014
Where: London, United Kingdom


Parks Associates is supporting Telco Energy & Infrastructure Efficiency.

Telco Energy & Infrastructure Efficiency answers telecom operators’ wish to tackle the common struggle against rising carbon emissions and energy costs across their networks and further business infrastructure. The two day event showcases international telecom operator best practice alongside the innovative new technology so strongly sought after, to identify the sustainable solutions which offer the low payback time demanded by the private sector, with minimal CAPEX and OPEX. The interactive conference incorporates stand alone presentations with panel discussions, workshop and round table sessions to discuss not only operator best practice in cleaning up their own businesses, but also the steps telecom operators are taking to clean up ICT in vertical industries, and offer alternative 'green' virtual solutions as a cost effective, environmentally friendly replacement to current materials and fuels being used.

Telco Energy & Infrastructure Efficiency
When: November 11-12, 2014
Where: London, United Kingdom


Parks Associates is supporting the Broadband Traffic Management Congress.

The Broadband Traffic Management Congresss is firmly established as the industry’s leading network and service event. Welcoming global operators, OTT players and regulators, BBTM meets the increasing demand for high speed quality services through the creation of intelligent end-to-end traffic solutions. Showcasing the very latest challenges and innovative solutions in both core and radio access networks, BBTM presents key strategies for the integration of intelligence into your network.

Broadband Traffic Management Congress
When: November 12-13, 2014
Where: Barcelona, Spain


Parks Associates is hosting CONNECTIONS™ Europe.

CONNECTIONS™ Europe, produced by Parks Associates, is an executive conference focused on the connected home ecosystem and the Internet of Things as it relates to the connected consumer. The two-day executive summit, with research and data from Parks Associates industry analysts, examines the impact of connected devices and services, including entertainment, controls, digital media, security, and cloud services, and offers insight into new and innovative business strategies and partnerships, current and future technologies, and critical issues, including privacy and interoperability, and their effect on consumer engagement.

For more information and to register for this event, visit www.connectionseurope.com.

CONNECTIONS Europe
When: November 18-19, 2014
Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Parks Associates is supporting the Telco Big Data Summit.

The Telco Big Data Summit will provide key insights into the challenges and benefits of exploiting Telco Data. As the volume, velocity and variety of data traffic travelling on operator networks rises at an exponential rate, telcos are facing a bigger challenge than ever with regards to capturing, storing, processing, analysing and extracting value from their data. The question of how to maximise the value of this data is a huge one, with a myriad of perspectives, priorities and solutions to consider. Including a wide range of case studies from operators around the globe capturing the latest innovations in the big data industry, this is an event not to be missed.

Telco Big Data Summit
When: November 19-20, 2014
Where: Barcelona, Spain


Parks Associates is supporting OTTtv World Summit.

Now in its seventh year, the OTTtv World Summit is the major OTT focused event in the calendar. Continually attracting the biggest CXO names to its speaker line-up, OTT World Summit is the place to discuss and shape the future of the multiplatform entertainment industry.

OTTtv World Summit
When: November 17-20, 2014
Where: London, United Kingdom


Parks Associates is supporting MVNOs Industry Summit USA.

MVNOs Industry Summit USA is the 2nd flagship event from the MVNOs Industry Summit Series covering 7 major markets (Europe, Latam, CEE, Middle East, Africa, Asia, USA). The rate of growth the event has experienced in the past 4 years has rapidly brought it up to speed with its sister event in Europe; this is now the go-to place in the US for high-level wholesale and MVNO activity. In 2012 China Telecom sat in the audience and announced their MVNO intentions a week later. In 2013, the new MVNO entrants were showcased at the event –including republic wireless, Ting, Voyager Mobile and Freedom Pop.

MVNOs Industry Summit USA
When: November 19-20, 2014`
Where: Dallas, TX


John Barrett, Director of Consumer Analytics, Parks Associates will be speaking at HomeConnect 2014.

Parks Associates is supporting HomeConnect 2014.

After years of experimenting, the dream of simplifying and improving consumers’ lives at home is becoming a reality. Yet achieving and monetizing this ecosystem has been difficult. Companies need to tackle many challenges in order to access this new market, or they will be left behind. HomeConnect 2014, Conference & Exhibition, will focus on innovative technology and business solutionsfor the connected home consumer. This event will feature talks, panel discussions, market sessions, and an innovation stream that will address critical business issues.

HomeConnect 2014
When: November 20-21, 2014
Where: Toronto, Canada


Parks Associates is supporting Carrier Network Virtualization.

Building on the success of SDN World in Barcelona in June 2013, Carrier Network Virtualization unites the leading exponents of Software Defined Networks and Network Functions Virtualization worldwide in SDN’s spiritual home of California, shedding fresh light on the topic from a carrier perspective.

Carrier Network Virtualization
When: December 9-11, 2014
Where: Palo Alto, California


Parks Associates is supporting the Storage Visions Conference.

Storage Visions Conference
When: January 4-5, 2015
Where: Las Vegas, NV


Parks Associates is hosting the CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES.

Gain C-level insights and make some connections of your own with leading companies in the digital living space. International research firm Parks Associates presents consumer and industry trends, new business models and technologies, and growth opportunities for companies developing products and services for the digital home. Hear groundbreaking research on connected devices and Smart TV, digital content and multiple platforms, value-added services and new roles for service providers, and strategies for monetizing it all.

CONNECTIONS™ Summit features commentary, insight, and debate on successful market strategies and deployment in the following sessions:

  • Internet of Things: Extending Value to Connected Devices
  • Consumer Demand for Next Gen TV Services
  • Consumer Usage & Entertainment App Strategies
  • The Future of Streaming Media Players
  • Holistic Tech Support for the Multiscreen Home
  • Platforms, Devices and Interoperability in the Smart Home

CONNECTIONS Summit at CES
When: January 6, 2015
Where: Las Vegas, NV


Parks Associates is supporting India m2m + iot Forum.

India m2m + iot Forum is the most premium global platform for machine-to-machine (m2m) and internet of things (iot) community and offers the best opportunity for learning, sharing, connecting, networking, branding and positioning with senior decision makers associated with machine-to-machine (m2m) and the internet of things (iot) world. The conference aims at enriching the machine-to-machine (m2m) and internet of things (iot) ecosystem with market intelligence, technology trends, success stories and capacity building. It is a confluence of a variety of activities in the form of keynote sessions, panel discussions, technology showcase, dialogue and exchange forums - covering the vast gamut of technology, application, policy, use cases from across India and the world.

India m2m + iot Forum
When: February 19-20, 2015
Where: New Delhi, India


Parks Associates is supporting Mobile World Congress.

The mobile communications revolution is driving the world’s major technology breakthroughs. From wearable devices to connected cars and homes, mobile technology is at the heart of worldwide innovation. As an industry, we are connecting billions of people to the transformative power of the Internet and mobilising every device we use in our daily lives.In short, we’re on The Edge of Innovation, and the possibilities are endless. The 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress will convene industry leaders, visionaries and innovators to explore the trends that will shape mobile in the years ahead.

Mobile World Congress
When: March 2-5, 2015
Where: Barcelona, Spain


Parks Associates is supporting IoT Asia.

IoT Asia
When: April 8-9, 2015
Where: Singapore


Parks Associates is supporting The Mobile Show Middle East.

The Mobile Show Middle East is where telcos, enterprise and government come to discover the latest innovations and buy the solutions that will enable them to capitalise on the opportunity that the mobile revolution presents for their business. 

The Mobile Show Middle East
When: May 12-13, 2015
Where: Dubai, UAE



 

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