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2020 Agenda


CONNECTIONS™ sessions offer a mix of market research, analysis, and industry insight. This approach is unique among conferences and necessary to capture the complexity and see the opportunities in these interconnected markets. Contact Parks Associates with questions.

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Tuesday, May 19 - Research Workshop: Consumers and Connectivity in the Home

 

Pre-show Workshop

8:00 AM

Workshop Registration Open

8:30 AM

Pre-Show Research Workshop: Expanding the Smart Home Market - Grand Peninsula EF

TOPICS

Consumer Adoption and Journey

Integration of Voice, Entrance of Tech Giants

Growth of Smart Home Devices

Critical Role of Connectivity and Wi-Fi

Importance of Support and Protecting Consumer Privacy

The Future of the Smart Home: Growth Strategies

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Tuesday, May 19 - Service-Driven Market: Enhancing the Experience

 

Welcome to CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference

2:15 PM

Welcome and State of the Industry - Regency Ballroom

Elizabeth Parks, President, Parks Associates

2:30 PM

Opening Session: Business Models: Service Driven Consumer Market - Regency Ballroom

This session addresses how companies are moving to a service-driven market, leveraging data to drive revenues and enable new services like deliveries, video storage, monitoring, streaming content, and more.

3:30 PM

Keynote - Regency Ballroom

4:00 PM

Networking Break - Regency Ballroom Foyer

4:15 PM

Special Session: The User Experience: Integration and Controls - Regency Ballroom

4:45 PM

Fireside Chat: Artificial Intelligence and the Home of the Future - Regency Ballroom

5:30 PM

Networking Reception - Grand Peninsula D

 

Wednesday, May 20 - Building Smart Home Business Models

   

7:30 AM

Registration Open - Grand Peninsula Foyer

7:30 AM

Networking Breakfast - Grand Peninsula D

8:15 AM

Opening Comments: Value of the Connected Home - Regency Ballroom

8:30 AM

Smart Home Solutions: Channel Expansion - Regency Ballroom

9:15 AM

Keynote - Regency Ballroom

9:45 AM

Networking Break - Grand Peninsula D
Sponsored by Wi-Charge

Split Sessions: Growth Drivers and Marketing Strategies

10:15 AM

Expanding Ecosystems: Smart Beds, Energy, Appliances, Air Filtration  - Regency Ballroom

5G and the Connected Home: Looking Forward - Grand Peninsula ABC

Home Builders / Retail / Channels  - Grand Peninsula EF

Split Sessions

11:15 AM

Health and Wellness: Wearables and Market Growth - Regency Ballroom

Support: Onboarding and Ongoing Services - Grand Peninsula ABC

Energy Management: Driving the Smart Home - Grand Peninsula EF

12:15 PM

Networking Lunch - Atrium
 

Split Sessions

1:15 PM

Privacy and Security: Protecting the Consumer - Regency Ballroom

Personalization: Partnership Strategies - Grand Peninsula ABC

DIY: Impact on Smart Home and Security - Grand Peninsula EF

Split Sessions

2:15 PM

AI and the Smart Home: Proactive and Predictive Intelligence - Grand Peninsula ABC

Connected Cars: Extending Functions in the Home - Grand Peninsula EF

3:00 PM

Networking Break - Grand Peninsula D

3:30 PM

Independent Living: Serving Seniors and Chronically Ill - Regency Ballroom

4:15 PM

Service Providers: Value-added Services - Regency Ballroom

5:00 PM

Keynote - Regency Ballroom

5:30 PM

Networking Reception - Grand Peninsula D

 

Thursday, May 21 - Converging Ecosystems: Whole-Home Experience

   

7:30 AM

Registration Open - Grand Peninsula Foyer

7:30 AM

Networking Breakfast - Grand Peninsula D

8:15 AM

Opening Comments: : Moving to the Next Stage of Growth - Regency Ballroom

8:30 AM

Tech Giants: Driving Adoption through Interoperability - Regency Ballroom

9:30 AM

Keynote - Regency Ballroom

10:00 AM

Networking Break - Grand Peninsula D

10:30 AM

Monitoring: Expanding Beyond Security - Regency Ballroom

11:30 AM

Fireside Chat - Regency Ballroom

12:30 PM

Networking Lunch - Atrium

1:30 PM

Bringing it All Together: Entertainment and Smart Home - Regency Ballroom

2:15 PM

Investing in the Future: Tech Driving Innovation - Regency Ballroom

3:30 PM

Closing Comments