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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.


CONNECTIONS™ Europe: Strategies for Security and Smart Home will be a virtual conference taking place 10-12 November 2020, as part of the CONNECTIONS™ Community. This virtual conference and networking experience will host multiple webinars leading up to the November event, with analyst insights, interactive panels, roundtable discussions, and special networking, taking place July 15, July 29, Aug 19, Sept 16, Oct 7, and Oct 28.

Produced by Parks Associates, the 14th annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe is an executive conference focused on innovative business models, industry partnerships, and technology advancements for smart home solutions, cloud services, and value-added services, including energy management and connected health services.

CONNECTIONS™ Europe combines networking opportunities with visionary keynotes and conference sessions focused on technology adoption and trends, product and service forecasts, evaluation of new business strategies, and recommendations for strategic partnerships and monetization opportunities. http://www.connectionseurope.com