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17 OCT 2017

Keynote lineup announced for 12th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe: IoT and the Connected Consumer

Amazon, Centrica, Deutsche Telekom, and Philips Lighting to address latest trends in smart home and IoT

International IoT research firm Parks Associates today announced the keynote lineup for the 12th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe, 1-2 November 2017 at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel, which features executives from Amazon, Centrica, Deutsche Telekom, and Philips Lighting.

“As the capabilities of connected devices increase, the connected home evolves into an environment that responds to the status of each device, interacts based on consumers’ preferences, and provides a personalized experience that reflects the values and demands of each user,” said Brad Russell, Research Director, Connected Home, Parks Associates. “At CONNECTIONS™ Europe, we will examine the multichannel consumer IoT market and the top trends impacting the converging smart home ecosystems.”

More than 200 executives will attend the 12th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe conference. Parks Associates analysts will moderate all sessions and present the firm’s new consumer research.

Keynote schedule:

Wednesday, 1 November

Thursday, 2 November

  • 9:45 – Sudeep Maitra, Global VP, Strategy and Development, Centrica Connected Home, presents “Moving from Device to Experience.” He will explore how smart home brands can thrive as connected home technology becomes ever more competitive and commoditized.

To schedule a meeting or request research, contact Julia Homier, julia.homier@parksassociates.com, 972-996-0214.


Produced by Parks Associates, the 13th-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe is a two-day executive conference focused on the impact of IoT on the consumer. The event explores innovative business strategies, new crossover industry partnerships, and advancements in IoT (Internet of Things) solutions that are creating more consumer engagement and business opportunities for smart home, cloud services, and connected entertainment solutions. Parks Associates industry analysts moderate all sessions, with discussion, insights, and networking with leading executives representing all IoT ecosystems. 

CONNECTIONS™ Europe: Strategies for the Smart Home and Consumer IoT will take place 13-14 November 2018 in Amsterdam at the Amsterdam Marriott Hotel in Amsterdam. http://www.connectionseurope.com