Upcoming Industry Events

Brett Sappington, Director, Research, Parks Associates will be presenting in the webcast "Cloud-DVR – Reinventing Video Delivery and Forging New Business Models," sponsored by Imagine Communications, on Tuesday, March 31 at 10:00 am ET.

If you could only find a way to consume the video content of your choice and have it delivered to your selected device when you wanted it. It’s 2015 – shouldn’t we be there by now? Cloud-DVR is the next big thing in video – with the ability to energize the monetization of video content and alter the very nature of the value chain – from content creators to distributors. This webinar will focus on the rapidly emerging, lean forward video consumption behaviors we are all adopting, and the advanced innovations and technologies that are propelling the market to deploy “the ultimate viewing solution for the multiscreen world.” It will explain how content creators, broadcasters, aggregators, and distributors can all benefit by deploying this innovative technology, and who may be the biggest winners of all. The webinar will also discuss how advanced advertising innovations such as Dynamic Ad Insertion can vastly improve the monetization of advertisements and value to the end user.

Cloud-DVR – Reinventing Video Delivery and Forging New Business Models
When: March 31, 2015
Where: Virtual

Parks Associates is supporting IoT Asia.

Internet of Things Asia (IoT) 2015 brings together businesses, government and solution providers to discuss, network and learn how internet of things technologies will transform their business operations and societies. The adoption and implementation of IoT will result in higher productivity with lower operating costs, and improvement to the overall quality of life. IoT Asia Conference will feature case studies and adoption strategies across the 7 key verticals such as healthcare, transport & logistics, retail, manufacturing and smart cities. IoT Asia exhibition will feature over 50 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and solutions at the exhibition. Access to the trade exhibition is complimentary.

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

Parks Associates is supporting LTE Latin America.

Celebrating its 6th year, LTE Latin America follows on from last year’s hugely successful show, and is returning to Rio de Janeiro in a new venue - Sulamerica Convention Center - with an extended conference programme and new speakers from the whole ecosystem to give greater depth and breadth of discussion around the region’s most pertinent mobile broadband developments. A great new feature for this year will be the event’s co-location with the launch event Network Virtualization & SDN Latin America, which is part of the Network Virtualization Global Events. Follow from last year we will have an exclusive session about Signaling, that continuous to be one of the big challenges for operators. LTE Latin America 2015 – Your one chance to meet all the movers & shakers from within the regional LTE community in one dedicated LTE forum.

LTE Latin America
When: April 7-9, 2015
Where: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Parks Associates is supporting Network Virtualization & SDN Latin America.

Co-located alongside the well established LTE Latin America show, the NFV & SDN community will come together to discuss Carrier Class SDN from a unique, strategic operator led perspective. Hear from all parts of the SDN ecosystem and take away the key learning points to utilize virtualization technologies to benefit networks in the long term. The targeted agenda will examine the steps needed to move SDN and NFV forward from research into reality featuring dedicated sessions on Openness and Collaboration in NFV, the evolving role of SDN, virtualizing the data centre, overcoming deployment challenges, creating network flexibility and virtualization priorities within the network infrastructure. With FREE operators passes available this show really is a must attend for all carriers in the region! Two packed days of strategic presentations, interactive panel discussions, structured networking time and Proof-of-Concept demonstrations, make sure you don’t miss out!

Network Virtualization & SDN Latin America
When: April 8-9, 2015
Where: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates, will talk about the “future trends” in the energy services market on April 14.

If increasing energy efficiency in Texas and Oklahoma is important to you, the SPEER Summit is the best opportunity to network and market to utilities, cities, government agencies, and more. This is the premier event focused on energy efficiency in the region and provides excellent opportunities for networking for attendees and marketing for sponsors. SPEER designs the event to bring people together to identify strategies and actions that will accelerate energy efficiency in our region. The Summit is a great place to collaborate, network, learn, and even initiate new projects.

SPEER Regional Energy Efficiency Summit
When: April 13-14, 2015
Where: Dallas, TX

Tejas Mehta, Research Analyst, Parks Associates will lead the roundtable discussion "M2M/IoT enabled by 5G" on the Wednesday, April 15, at 8:00 - 9:00 AM.

Parks Associates is supporting 5G Forum USA.

5G is becoming a hot topic in today’s fast evolving mobile broadband industry, however there is still much debate and uncertainty over what this revolutionary technology is! The LTE World Series is delighted to launch our first solo 5G Forum USA, taking place 14-15th April 2015 in Palo Alto, which will bring together senior executives & key decision makers from the full 5G ecosystem to discuss the future of the 5G network. This dedicated event will provide the perfect platform to examine the need for 5G, address what the network will look like, and how MNO’s will transition to 5G, whilst also examining what opportunities for new business models and services will be enabled once a fully 5G mobile network is available.

5G Forum USA
When: April 14-15, 2015
Where: Palo Alto, CA

Parks Associates is supporting WebRTC Global Summit.

Initially thought of as a major disruptor to telecom companies, many view it as an exciting opportunity for operators, developers and vendors with innovative ideas and applications starting to emerge. It is estimated that by 2016 there will be 4.2 billion WebRTC enabled devices worldwide, so what are these new use cases, and how can WebRTC be used to create new revenue? Who stands to gain the most from harnessing WebRTC and how should telcos approach it? It is widely accepted that WebRTC will play a role in the future of human interaction but how big a part will it play and what does the future hold? The WebRTC Global Summit will bring all parts of the ecosystem together, including telcos, mobile operators, OTT and VoIP players, developers, enterprises and analysts. The event will be looking at how WebRTC can move forward and the commercial opportunities it holds, as well as early adopter lessons and developments.

WebRTC Global Summit
When: April 14-15, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom

Tejas Mehta, Research Analyst, Parks Associates will be moderating the panel “Hottest Profiles for Each Technology” which will discuss various OS roadmaps and profiles to use for different technology types such as smartphones, tablets, wearables, etc. and how these profiles and technologies impact the changing market of Bluetooth and IoT.

Parks Associates is supporting Bluetooth World.

Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) in partnership with Informa Telecoms & Media is excited to announce Bluetooth World 2015! Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, this unique conference will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center on April 14-15, 2015. As the only global conference that focuses on Bluetooth® technology and its increasing role in the Internet of Things (IoT), experience first-hand how Bluetooth is the most commonly used wireless connectivity technology in a world that is rapidly adopting new ways to connect devices to a potential $1.3 trillion ecosystem of “things” and the internet.

Bluetooth World
When: April 14-15, 2015
Where: Santa Clara, CA

Parks Associates is supporting Policy Control.

The 5th annual Policy Control conference aims to show dedicated case studies on NFV and virtulisation of core network services; those currently operating and launches planned in the near future. We will also be giving a heavy focus on new developments in PCRF functions, showing further integration with pricing and their effects on OCS investments. We also will have an incredibly exciting pre-conference focus day that will be focusing on innovations in OSS/BSS. Case studies will demonstrate convergent real-time policy and charging functions. This event as ever gives the best opportunity to network with the entire industry and discuss the significant recent steps we have seen taken and how we can maintain this increasing momentum.

Policy Control
When: April 13-15, 2015
Where: Berlin, Germany

Harry Wang, Director, Health & Mobile Product Research, Parks Associates will be lead the roundtable, "Healthy Living, Connected Devices and Wearables" on April 15 from 8:30 -9:30 AM in room S403. This roundtable discussion based on latest research drawn from consumer research and industry analysis on technology's impact on consumer/care provider engagement efforts and strategies care providers and entrepreneurs can implement to accomplish "triple aim"--lower healthcare cost, improve quality, and offer convenient access.

The HIMSS15 conference is dedicated to providing exceptional education, cutting-edge products, practical tools and resources, and powerful networking to help transform health and healthcare through IT.

When: April 12-16, 2015
Where: Chicago, IL

Parks Associates is a partner of the NAB Show.

Brett Sappington, Director, Research, Parks Associates will be speaking on the Super Session Constant Cravings - Using OTT to Win the Next Generation of Viewers, on Monday, April 13, at 10:30 AM.

NAB Show, held April 11-16, 2015 in Las Vegas, is the world's largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms. With more than 98,000 attendees from 150 countries and 1,600+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. 

NAB Show
When: April 11-16, 2015
Where: Las Vegas, NV

Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates will be moderating the panel "Transforming IoT Data for Immediate Value," Tuesday, April 21, 11:10 am to 1:45 pm at IoT Global Innovation Forum. 

Parks Associates is supporting IoT Global Innovation Forum.

The IoT Global Innovation Forum, April 21-22, 2015 in Dallas, TX, brings together leading technology innovators, business strategists and developers for two days of focused networking and information sharing at the IoT cutting edge. Expert speakers will discuss the latest applications for traditional commercial processes as well as new business models and opportunities within the emerging Internet of Things ecosphere. In-depth presentations and panel discussions with IBM, Intel, Cisco, SAP, ARM, HP, Alcatel-Lucent, Silver Spring Networks, and many others. Be sure to join us as we examine the IoT opportunity and how best to position your firm for success.

IoT Global Innovation Forum
When: April 21-22, 2015
Where: Dallas, TX

Parks Associates is supporting Fixed Access Networks Summit.

Combining the Strengths of the Latest DSL Acceleration, Fibre and Cable Technologies to Deliver Gigabit Broadband – Technology and Business Case Implications This is the key event to find out all about G.fast, VDSL vectoring, FTTx and latest cable broadband technologies to achieve superfast broadband. In 2014, the event hosted 20+ global operator case studies, with 52% operator attendance, 95% of attendees said they would attend again. Over 200 attendees are expected in 2015, currently confirmed speakers include senior experts from Du, Liberty Global, BT, Vodafone, Bright House Networks, Vimpelcom, AT&T, Eircom, Fastweb, BH Telecom, Skanova, Makedonski Telekom, Sckipio, Adtran , with endorsement from the ITU and the Broadband Forum. The purpose of next year’s event is to explore the next stage of new DSL acceleration and fibre technologies, featuring real-life deployments and focusing on the business value of new technologies for faster broadband and higher quality of experience.

Fixed Access Networks Summit
When: April 22-23, 2015
Where: Berlin, Germany

Parks Associates is supporting MobileWeek 2015.

The nation’s largest city needs one epic week of mobile tech events. Join us in New York City for the MobileWeek Coding Challenge (April 18–19), Conference & Expo (April 20) and Partner Events (April 17–23). MobileWeek is NYC largest mobile tech conference. Here you’ll check out mobile professionals and leaders from Google, Intel, PayPal, Glide and Tumblr; and discuss building mobile apps for the global economy. Check out the conference schedule!


MobileWeek 2015
When: April 17-23, 2015
Where: New York City, NY

Brett Sappington, Director, Research, Parks Associates, will lead the roundtable, "A full arena – how new players and disrupters have entered and changed the TV ecosystem." He will also present an award and give two presentations on Cloud DVR, and Ad Insertion.

Parks Associates is supporting TV Connect.

TV Connect London is the world’s leading event in connected entertainment. Taking place on 28-30 April 2015, the event will bring together leading service providers from across the globe to meet, network and discuss the future of connected TV entertainment. Now beginning a new era at London’s ExCeL, with major telcos, cablecos, broadcasters, content providers and solution providers coming together to experience the latest technologies, as well as insightful speakers and inspiring workshops, TV Connect remains the place to discover, and to determine, where TV is going to turn next.

TV Connect
When: April 28-30, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom

Glenn Hower, Research Analyst, Parks Associates will be speaking during the session "Over the Top TV - Content and the Consumer Experience - New Technologies as Gateway to the New Hollywood" on Tuesday, April 27th at 9:00 - 10:15 AM.

Parks Associates is supporting Digital Hollywood Spring.

Digital Hollywood debuted in 1994 and has from its start been among the leading trade conferences in its field with over 15,000 top executives in the film, television, music, home video, cable, telecommunications and computer industries attending the various events each year.

Digital Hollywood Spring
When: April 27-30, 2015
Where: Marina del Rey, CA

Harry Wang, Director, Health & Mobile Product Research, Parks Associates, will be speaking during the session "State of the Telehealth Marketplace" on Monday, May 4 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Parks Associates is supporting ATA 2015.

For over 20 years, the ATA Annual International Meeting & Trade Show has been the premier forum for healthcare professionals and entrepreneurs in the telemedicine, telehealth and mHealth space. This year's meeting will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The world-class, peer reviewed program will include over 500 educational sessions and posters, highlighting the latest innovations, applications and delivery models in telemedicine. The expansive exhibit hall will host hundreds leading vendors with groundbreaking remote healthcare technologies and services. There's no better place to meet and network with your peers and thought leaders in the field.

ATA 2015
When: May 3-5, 2015
Where: Los Angeles, CA

Parks Associates is supporting HetNet USA.

HetNet North America is the only North American event focusing on all technologies within a HetNet under one roof. Learn from high-level case studies and keynotes, whilst networking with the leading North American carriers.

HetNet USA
When: May 5-6, 2015
Where: New York, NY

Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates will be co-hosting the session "Why the Internet of Things is definitely Still a Thing" at the INTX Imagine Park on Tuesday May 5, at 4:00 - 5:00 PM. The Internet of Things (IoT) returns to Imagine Park with gusto this year, with its own product pavilion, and what promises to be a lively demonstration of what’s possible when we link radios, sensors, and electronics to our stuff. This session features what’s new in personalized home energy usage, and how the beachhead that is the RDK (Reference Design Kit) will enable a fast, comprehensive way to establish the set–top/gateway as a key player in the IoT ecosystem. Also, see how easy (or not) it is to hack Internet–connected devices, and learn what matters when it comes to IoT security measures.

Brett Sappington, Director, Research, Parks Associates will be speaking on the an INTX Talks panel "Digital Dividends: The Future of Content and Distribution Economics" on Thursday, May 6, at 10:15 - 11:15 AM. Who’s got the model? From TVE to 4K, new opportunities for presenting and distributing content are everywhere. But the line between bold experimentation and real profitability can be elusive, especially when demand patterns seem to fluctuate with every new technology. How do industry participants meet a seemingly insatiable appetite for great content, distributed in every possible way, while protecting the bottom line? Find out as leading industry analysts present and explain their view of a fast-changing digital media business model.

Parks Associates is supporting INTX: The Internet & Television Expo.

Revolving around the Internet and Television businesses from every dimension – economics, policy, technology, innovation and more – INTX unites everyone from network operators to content creators to technologists to 20-something wunderkinds whose ideas are about to rock the world. Featuring product and service exhibits, presentations and discussions, special conferences and live attractions, INTX is a fresh new take on the trade show concept, bringing together a broader, more diverse group of participants than ever.

INTX: The Internet & Television Expo
When: May 5-7, 2015
Where: Chicago, IL

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

Parks Associates is supporting Internet of Things World.

Internet of Things World 2015 is the world’s largest independent IoT event with over 4,000 attendees, 250+ industry thought leaders and 150+ exhibitors. With a focus on monetizing the IoT revolution through bringing together ecosystem wide attendees, stakeholders and investors, Internet of Things World is a unique opportunity to promote your IoT message right in the heartland of IoT development.

Internet of Things World
When: May 12-13, 2015
Where: San Francisco, CA

Parks Associates is supporting Broadband & TV Connect Asia.

Broadband Asia returns to Singapore for its 11th year (12- 13 May 2015, Suntec, Singapore) and is Asia’s executive meeting space for the region’s leading operators and service providers. With an awe inspiring keynote line up and unparalleled networking opportunities with over 700+ senior level attendees, this is the event to attend to find out how broadband is set to explode in the APAC region.

Broadband & TV Connect Asia
When: May 12-13, 2015
Where: Suntec, Singapore

Parks Associates is supporting LTE MENA 2015.

LTE MENA 2015 is returning to Dubai in May 2015 for the 5th year and it promises to be the most exciting event yet, reflecting the impressive progression of the region. The emerging markets of the region continue to rollout LTE and expand their networks. Encountering different challenges and following different business models to their more established neighbours, they are beginning to harness the potential of LTE and drive revenues from new services. The event will incorporate advanced issues such as LTE-A, VoLTE, Video, Carrier-aggregation and 5G. Meet decision makers from the entire ecosystem to discuss experiences, challenges and solutions and hear the latest emerging trends and technologies in the regional marketplace.

When: May 11-13, 2015
Where: Conrad, Dubai

Parks Associates is supporting Apps World North America 2015

Apps World North America is returning to the tech capital San Francisco (May 12 - 13, Moscone Center) for another year of discussion, debate, networking, partnering and partying!

Bringing together 10,000+ developers and leading brands, Apps World North America offers the perfect platform to meet decision makers from across the entire app ecosystem. With 11 forward thinking conferences, a hand-picked line up of 250 awesome speakers including Google, North Technologies, Evernote, GoPro, Pebble plus many more, 350+ exhibitors, speed networking, 1 to 1 VIP meeting features and parties; this event looks set to be a hive of interaction and excitement.

Find out more about this awesome event: http://bit.ly/nabannermp

Apps World North America
When: May 12-13, 2015
Where: San Francisco, CA

Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates, will be presenting "Navigating the IOT Landscape" on Friday, May 15 at 11:15 - 11:30 AM.

TiEcon 2015 will be the 22nd edition of one of the largest conference on entrepreneurship in the world. Ranked alongside Demo, TED and World Economic Forum among top 10 conferences worldwide for ideas and entrepreneurship by Worth magazine, TiEcon 2015 will once again focus on the hottest areas of innovation.

TiEcon 2015
When: May 15-16, 2015
Where: Santa Clara, CA

Harry Wang, Director, Health & Mobile Product Research, Parks Associates, will be speaking current and future consumer attitudes toward fitness, with a focus on the use of wearables, and how they are used now and how they will be used in the future on Monday, May 18 at 10:30-11:30 AM.

Guests will be from Top 100 and larger regional health club chains, some multiple YMCA groups. ‘Health Club Programming’ is the only event that brings together key suppliers and executives from these combined vertical segments, at the strategic and operational level.

Health Club Programming
When: May 18-20, 2015
Where: San Diego, CA

Parks Associates is supporting IMS World Forum.

IMS World Forum
When: May 19-20, 2015
Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Parks Associates is supporting DECT World.

DECT World
When: May 19-20, 2015
Where: Barcelona, Spain

Parks Associates is hosting CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference.

The 19th-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference will take place May 19-21 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in San Francisco. CONNECTIONS™ hosts over 400 executives in the connected entertainment, IoT, and smart home industries in an intimate networking environment.

The event provides networking opportunities and insights from industry players on entertainment, mobile, and smart home market segments. Parks Associates research analysts moderate each session, which feature consumer research on adoption and trends, forecasts of new products and services, evaluation of new business strategies, and concrete recommendations about technology innovations, strategic partnerships, monetization opportunities, and value-added services. Throughout the three-day event, sponsors offer tabletop demos during networking events, spotlighting new technology innovations and services.

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

CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference
When: May 19-21, 2015
Where: San Francisco, CA

Parks Associates is supporting Network Virtualization & SDN World.

Network Virtualization & SDN World
When: May 26-28, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom

Parks Associates is supporting Global Smart Home Summit 2015

Global Smart Home Summit 2015 will be held on May 28-29 in Shanghai, China.

With the springing up of numerous wearable devices and other smart hardware, smart home technology is developing rapidly recently. According to a leading research company, smart home market was predicted to reach $12.81 billion by 2020 with an estimated growing rate of 11.36% between 2014 and 2020. The core of smart home is the fast-growing network of intelligent connected devices, machines and objects, which we call as "Internet of Things". Besides the technology provided by Zigbee, Bluetooth, WiFi, leading companies are struggling to seek cooperation from the whole industry, various platforms and standards are emerging around the world. for example, HomeKit, AllSeen Alliance, Haier U-Home. etc. The most important issue facing now is how we can provide the open standards and worldwide solutions. Due to the maximum adoption of smart home, China enjoys an ever-expanding market share in Asian-Pacific region. Against this background, Demand-Led is organizing Global Smart Home Summit 2015 on May 28-29. Let's gather together here in Shanghai to discuss how to enhance consumer lifestyles through open collaboration and how to build a smart home ecosystem which will Integrating the resources from service provider, appliance makers, vendors, IT players , hardware manufacturers and all other developers! 

Global Smart Home Summit 2015
When: May 28-29, 2015
Where: Shanghai, China

Parks Associates is supporting Location Based Services Europe.

The ONLY event bringing together all stakeholders from the location & context ecosystem It’s never been more important to understand how location data can improve your business. Meet mobile network operators/carriers, app developers, businesses from across retail, venue/stadium management, transport, financial services, leisure & travel, healthcare, automotive, ad agencies, and more.

Location Based Services Europe
When: June 2-3, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom

Parks Associates is supporting Fit for Purpose Networks.

Fit for Purpose Networks is to be held on the 17th-18th June 2015 at Grand Connaught Rooms, London, UK. The event is set to be our most progressive yet with a key focus on the continual increase in Network Speed and revolutionizing the Network Architecture. The Internet can be seen as an unfinished demo that hasn’t been enhanced for almost thirty years – Fit for Purpose Networks 2015 will revolutionize networks to enable the future internet.

Fit for Purpose Networks
When: June 17-18, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom

Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates will be moderating the panels "Establishing a Smart Home Roadmap," on Tuesday, June 23 at 12:00 PM, and "Managing the User Interface: Gateways, Hubs & Devices," on Wednesday, June 23 at 10:00 AM. He will also be speaking during the Early Bird Analyst Clinic on Wednesday, June 23.

Formerly Digital Home World Summit, Smart Home World 2015 will provide delegates with a forum to discuss and debate the opportunities and challenges surrounding the provision of Smart Home technology and services globally, bringing together players from across the ecosystem, including Telcos & MSO’s, Connected Home Specialists, Professional Installation Specialists, Device Manufacturers, Retailers, Utility Companies, Security Providers, Insurance providers, Regulators, Standards & Protocol Groups, and Technology providers. This global event will enable the exchange of ideas and innovations and formation of partnerships that will fuel the growth of the Smart Home industry, furthering the potential of this multi-billion dollar industry.

Smart Home World Summit
When: June 23-24, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom

Parks Associates is supporting LTE World Summit.

The 11th Annual LTE World Summit returns to Amsterdam full of new and exciting speakers, content and conversation points. LTE is a reality, and operators are still feeling the data and QoS crunch, driving their network infrastructure to the limits. At LTE World Summit 2015, the discussion will revolve around the evolution of LTE, network optimisation and further development, technical considerations and the future of cellular networks, including 5G outlooks and how LTE will be the building blocks for the technology. Co-Located with 5G World Summit, this event will be looking into the future and getting all the thought leaders in the industries opinions on what’s next for 5G. Featuring C-level presentations from major mobile network operators, LTE World Summit will feature a pre-day with three different sessions, and a 2-day conference agenda with topics as varied as LTE deployments are. Invite-only networking sessions for C-level executives will ensure the future of LTE continues to be built and designed at LTE World Summit. With 3,500+ attendees, 150+ Operator case studies and 150+ Exhibitors, LTE World Summit is the place for you to meet the key players in the LTE and 5G industry.

LTE World Summit
When: June 23-25, 2015
Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Parks Associates is supporting 5G World Summit.

This dedicated 5G Summit will provide the perfect opportunity for forward-thinking LTE professionals representing the operator, vendor, device and analyst communities to examine the drivers for 5G, address what the network will look like, and how MNO’s will transition to 5G, whilst also examining what opportunities for new business models and services will be enabled once a fully 5G mobile network is available.

5G World Summit
When: June 24-25, 2015
Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Parks Associates is supporting Connected Cars.

With the connected vehicle market in rapid growth, car manufacturers continue to face the biggest challenge of all – how to define a profitable connectivity strategy. Creating a superior business model to capitalise on this growth is essential to stay ahead of the competition. To help your businesses achieve their goals, Connected Cars ‘15 comes back in its 3rd year with a focus on driving success and ultimately revenue growth in this booming sector. Through case studies, focused workshops and discussion groups the event will help develop and identify new business strategies to make the most of future growth. The Connected Cars programme has been put together with the input and guidance of 6 industry visionaries from the likes of Audi, Panasonic and Ericsson (and others) – ensuring it is on the mark and up to date for the business needs of the connected cars ecosystem.

Connected Cars
When: June 24-25, 2015
Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Parks Associates is supporting the Creative Storage Conference.

This one-day conference brings together influential digital storage providers, equipment and software manufacturers and professional media and entertainment end users in one place to explore the conference theme of “Exabytes for Video”. At CS 2015 you can find out the latest developments in digital storage for media and entertainment and network with industry professionals.

Creative Storage Conference
When: June 30, 2015
Where: Culver City, CA

Parks Associates is supporting Broadband Latin America.

Broadband Latin America, taking place July 01-02 at the Blue Tree Premium Morumbi, Sao Paulo, Brazil is once again returning making broadband more accessible and affordable in Latin America and the Caribbean, co-located with its sister event VSAT Latin America. The Latin America region remains one of the fastest growing markets in the world. With 62% of attendees being director level or above, this is the perfect platform to drive new business opportunities. Discover innovation brought to life with keynotes from leading industry visionaries in our forum to shape the future of the region.

Broadband Latin America
When: July 1-2, 2015
Where: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Parks Associates is supporting BroadbandTV.

A FTTH Conference & Expo: FTTH Connect co-located event, BroadbandTV will explore the growing options for delivering a value-added entertainment experience across broadband networks. If you are a broadband carrier, you are in the video business whether you want to be or not. The explosion in OTT and other video options compels broadband service providers to develop a broadband TV strategy that best meets customer’s evolving expectations while also maximizing monetization and revenue opportunities. BroadbandTV will help you achieve these important objectives.

When: June 30-July 2, 2015
Where: Anaheim, CA

Parks Associates is supporting mHealth + Telehealth World.

mHealth + Telehealth World 2015 brings together industry leaders to share new and innovative strategies to keep up with the increased role of technology in health care. This summit is a must attend event for health care professionals interested in learning how to most efficiently utilize mHealth and Telehealth programs to engage consumers, improve patient outcomes and lower costs.

mHealth + Telehealth World
When: July 20-22, 2015
Where: Boston, MA

Parks Associates is supporting Bluetooth Asia.

Bluetooth wireless technology is the global wireless standard enabling simple, secure connectivity for an expanding range of devices and serves as the backbone of the connected world. Bluetooth Smart branded devices, through an updatable platform and low-power consumption – create new application opportunities for the mobile phone, consumer electronics, PC, automotive, health & fitness and smart home industries. With over three billion devices shipping annually, Bluetooth is the wireless technology of choice for developers, product manufacturers, and consumers worldwide. Backed by industry leading companies, the Bluetooth SIG empowers over 20,000 member companies to collaborate, innovate and guide Bluetooth wireless technology.

Bluetooth Asia
When: August 18-19, 2015
Where: Shanghai, China

Parks Associates is supporting OSP EXPO.

OSP EXPO is the leading ICT industry trade show which offers more than 35 accredited seminars, industry keynotes and more than 225 vendors showcasing the latest in cutting-edge products and service solutions. Attendee demographics boasts an impressive audience with about 70% of attendees having purchasing authority/influence. OSP EXPO’s audience hails from across the United States and around the globe.

When: September 1-3, 2015
Where: Denver, CO

Parks Associates is supporting Telco Big Data Summit USA.

Telco Big Data Summit USA
When: September 9, 2015
Where: Las Vegas, NV

Parks Associates is supporting the RCS Summit.

This year’s RCS Summit returns to North America with an even bigger and highly focused event, bringing together the entire RCS ecosystem including telecom carriers, key industry associations, OTT players, handset manufacturers, third party application developers and the vendor community to provide a comprehensive overview of the Rich Communication movement. The aim is to provide the RCS community with a platform for the discussion of critical questions including the future of RCS and what still needs to be done for RCS to become a mass market service.

RCS Summit
When: September 10, 2015
Where: TBD

Parks Associates is hosting the Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers.

Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers analyzes the roles of connected health technologies and innovations in driving changes in consumer behaviors and business models. The event focuses on four areas of consumer health technologies in particular, which all require active consumer participation to be successful: remote health monitoring for accountable care, consumer-centric wellness and fitness solutions, independent living technologies and services, and innovative convenience care models.

Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers
When: September 9-10, 2015
Where: San Diego, CA

Parks Associates is supporting HetNet World.

HetNet World
When: September 15-16, 2015
Where: TBD

Parks Associates is supporting Bluetooth Europe.

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) in partnership with Informa Telecoms & Media, is proud to present Bluetooth Europe 2015. Last year’s event series gave exclusive insights on the future of Bluetooth technology to a record number of industry experts and Bluetooth® product innovators. Bluetooth Europe 2015 will bring over 600+ Attendees, 90+ Speakers, 40+ Exhibitors and over 18 Hours of Networking! With the release of Bluetooth v4.2 and it’s focus on enabling further developments within the Internet of Things ecosystem, Bluetooth Europe will drive more attendees and enable the industry’s top leaders, developers, engineers, analysts and media to gather and explore the growing Internet of Things (IoT) enabled by Bluetooth technology.

Bluetooth Europe
When: September 15-16, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom

Parks Associates is supporting Industry of Things World 2015.

In September 21-22, 2015 we.CONECT invites you to be part of the new Industry of Things World community in Berlin. Connect with over 400 peers from around the world, challenge current thinking and unveil latest innovations at the only dedicated forum where all industrial Internet of Things stakeholders come together. Our mission is to assess the business cases for IoT, by identifying added value profitable opportunities across the ecosystem. Be part of the event where we will cover the full scope of IoT systems from the market leaders and discover the new disruptive technologies enabling IoT for your business. Join expert speakers who will share best practices, talk about future developments, and discuss the potential for new and optimized business models to integrate things into systems and processes.

Industry of Things World 2015
When: September 21–22, 2015
Where: Berlin, Germany

Parks Associates is supporting Internet of Things Security.

Internet of Things Security 2015 is the first event of its kind to focus on the security issues surrounding IoT and managing the information and data associated with the ever increasing amount of connected devices and appliances. Attracting decision makers, stakeholders and investors together under roof, Internet of Things Security boasts a C-Level executive speaker line-up with interactive round table sessions, case studies and networking breaks designed to instigate discussion and enabling business opportunities.

Internet of Things Security
When: September 22-23, 2015
Where: Boston, MA

Parks Associates is supporting Self Organising Networks.

Self Organising Networks
When: September 29-30, 2015
Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Parks Associates is supporting Internet of Things World Europe.

Internet of Things World Europe is the largest IoT event of its kind. Taking place in October 2015, Berlin, the show will attract the entire ecosystem together under one roof to build business relationships and learn from industry experts across two days. With the past year having been an important one for IoT with the huge opportunities of this technology now firmly being realized. Accentures’ recent report predicts that 69% of consumers plan to buy an in-home device by 2019, reaffirming that consumer adoption of connected technology is on the rise! Attend Internet of Things World Europe and get updated on the latest trends and developments happening in this space and be part of this multi-billion dollar industry.

Internet of Things World Europe
When: October 6-7, 2015
Where: Berlin, Germany

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 2015 event is October 14 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

Digital Media Pipeline
When: October 14, 2015
Where: Los Angeles, CA

Parks Associates is supporting Digital Hollywood Fall.

Digital Hollywood Fall
When: October 19-22, 2015
Where: Marina del Rey, CA


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