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2018 Agenda


Tuesday, 13 NovemberExpanding the Smart Home: Devices, Platforms, and Services


8:00

Registration

 

8:00

Breakfast


8:30

Welcome and Opening Comments

Tom Kerber, Director, IoT Strategy, Parks Associates


8:45

State of the Smart Home Market


9:30

Keynote - Focus on the Experience: Interoperability & Integration

 

Gabriel Wetzel

CEO

Robert Bosch Smart Home GmbH

 

One of the biggest challenges in the smart home market is overcoming the dilemma between ease of use, high interoperability, best-in-class security, and privacy protection. In this keynote, Bosch presents strategies from design to launch for smart home products that can overcome these challenges to deliver a quality user experience while maintaining security and full respect for data privacy. Gabriel Wetzel shares insight on how to leverage technological know-how, market access, and brand to create and deliver a smart home system that offers unique use cases in climate, comfort, and security and expands the smart home market.


10:00

Networking Break


10:30

Smart Home Business Models: Shift to Services


11:30

Keynote

Orange - CONNECTIONS Europe keynote

Alvaro Gallardo

VP, Smart Home, Energy, Assistance

Orange

 
 

12:00

Networking Lunch


13:00

Voice-First Smart Experience: Innovation and Disruption


14:00

Making Magic: Interoperability and Integration


14:45

Networking Break


15:15

Data Security and Analytics: AI to Protect Consumers and Company Value


16:00

Keynote - Opening the Doors and Windows to New Generation of Connected Products

 

Johan Ambuhm
Vice President, Business Development & Digital Solutions
Inwido AB

 
 

Jens Dahle
Associate Partner, Digital Transformation
IBM

 

The successful launch of a new generation of connected products requires building and maintaining a sustainable IoT platform while also having the ability to scale up to meet high volume demand. In this joint keynote, Inwido AB and IBM address these challenges, including platform choices, ecosystem development, and the use of AI and data analytics. This keynote shares insights from their journey to transform their portfolio, with the goal of 50% of products enabled for connectivity by 2020, and the importance of maintaining focus on the consumer and delivering smarter, digitally enabled and more user-friendly services.


16:30

Enhanced Experiences with Secure Data: Succeeding the Smart Home


17:30

Reception


Wednesday, 14 November – Engaging Consumers: The Smart Home Opportunity


8:00

Registration and Breakfast


8:30

Welcome

Brad Russell, Research Director, Connected Home, Parks Associates


8:45

Platforms: Creating Value and Competition in the Smart Home


9:45

Keynote

Yianni - Philips - CONNECTIONS Europe 2018 Keynote

George Yianni

Head of Technology

Philips Hue

 
 

10:15

Networking Break


10:45

Insurance and Consumer IoT Markets: Transforming Customer Engagement


11:15

Special Session TBA


11:45

Networking Lunch


12:45

Parks Associates: Opportunities and Future Growth in the Smart Home


13:00

Integrating Energy Services with the Smart Home


13:45

Independent Living: Serving Consumers at Home


14:45

Networking Break


15:15

Home Security: Proving Value


16:15

Connected Product Ecosystems: Entertainment and Smart Home


16:45

In-Home Tech Support: Creating Consumer Confidence


17:30

Closing Comments



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CONNECTIONS™ Europe features sessions with leading executives in digital living and Parks Associates’ current consumer and industry data, providing comprehensive examination of the technologies and business strategies best poised to move this industry forward.

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