Upcoming Industry Events

Parks Associates is supporting the Storage Visions Conference.

Storage Visions is the place where you will meet and hear from the innovators driving this technology forward! Attendees will come from companies engaged in every facet of technology: consumer electronics, media and entertainment, enterprise storage suppliers and customers, storage device manufacturers, storage system builders, and storage users, as well as extensive press coverage.

Storage Visions Conference
When: January 4-5, 2015
Where: Las Vegas, NV

Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates will be presenting during the session "Relevant Connected Home Services for Broad Consumer Adoption" on January 5, at 4:00 PM. Your alarm clock goes off, triggered by the hot IPO just launched on a stock exchange half way around the world, allowing you to execute rapid stock trades from your smartphone while your coffee maker, alerted by your movements, brews your first cup of the day. Will this make better investors? Probably not. This discussion seeks to help us avoid the “technology for technology’s sake” trap and provide market insight on broad consumer preferences for enhanced services. The goal is to educate the development community on how to use market research to create relevant and meaningful IoT/Connected Home devices and services that will appeal to wider audiences beyond early adopters and tech junkies.

The AT&T Developer Summit is a developer-focused event, packed with valuable news and information about emerging technologies, products and services and the best place to network with top industry professionals and experts.

AT&T Developer Summit
When: January 4-5, 2015
Where: Las Vegas, NV

Parks Associates is hosting the CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES.

Gain C-level insights and make some connections of your own with leading companies in the digital living space. International research firm Parks Associates presents consumer and industry trends, new business models and technologies, and growth opportunities for companies developing products and services for the digital home. Hear groundbreaking research on connected devices and Smart TV, digital content and multiple platforms, value-added services and new roles for service providers, and strategies for monetizing it all.

CONNECTIONS™ Summit features commentary, insight, and debate on successful market strategies and deployment in the following sessions:

  • Internet of Things: Extending Value to Connected Devices
  • Consumer Demand for Next Gen TV Services
  • Consumer Usage & Entertainment App Strategies
  • The Future of Streaming Media Players
  • Holistic Tech Support for the Multiscreen Home
  • Platforms, Devices and Interoperability in the Smart Home

When: January 6, 2015
Where: Las Vegas, NV

Parks Associates is supporting the Smart Energy UK & Europe Summit.

This conference will not only look at the ongoing developments in Smart Grid projects across Europe but also the next steps and future requirements for energy utilities. Leading speakers from Utilities, technology companies and grid projects will outline current strategies and next steps in developing smart grid infrastructure and technologies that are changing the way societies use energy. The stream will include a special focus on Smart Homes, Electric Vehicles and the Smart Grid Projects Panel bringing together leaders from various projects across Europe to look at what the future will hold in smart grid infrastructures. 

Smart Energy UK & Europe Summit
When: January 29-30, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom

Parks Associates is supporting DeveloperWeek.

DeveloperWeek 2015 is San Francisco’s largest one-week tech event series with over 60 week-long events including the DeveloperWeek 2015 Conference & Expo, Accelerate 2015 (1,000+ attendee hackathon) GirlDevWeek Events, Robotics Dev Summit, DevOps Summit, 1,000+ attendee tech hiring mixer, and 60+ city-wide workshops, open houses, drink-ups, across San Francisco!

When: February 6-12, 2015
Where: San Francisco, CA

Parks Associates is hosting the Smart Energy Summit.

Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer examines the expanding market for energy solutions and home controls and its impact on utilities, service providers, retailers, manufacturers, and consumers.

At this annual conference, Parks Associates analysts, media, and industry leaders evaluate new partnerships, strategies for consumer engagement, and deployment plans for energy and management solutions in the connected home.

The summit agenda features executives representing utilities, telecom and security companies, retailers, and OEMs presenting on the state of the market and the emerging consumer and business opportunities.

Smart Energy Summit
When: February 16-18, 2015
Where: Austin, TX

Parks Associates is supporting India m2m + iot Forum.

India m2m + iot Forum is the most premium global platform for machine-to-machine (m2m) and internet of things (iot) community and offers the best opportunity for learning, sharing, connecting, networking, branding and positioning with senior decision makers associated with machine-to-machine (m2m) and the internet of things (iot) world. The conference aims at enriching the machine-to-machine (m2m) and internet of things (iot) ecosystem with market intelligence, technology trends, success stories and capacity building. It is a confluence of a variety of activities in the form of keynote sessions, panel discussions, technology showcase, dialogue and exchange forums - covering the vast gamut of technology, application, policy, use cases from across India and the world.

India m2m + iot Forum
When: February 19-20, 2015
Where: New Delhi, India

Parks Associates is supporting Mobile World Congress.

The GSMA Mobile World Congress is where senior mobile leaders gather, collaborate and conduct industry business. The event provides the planet’s best venue for mobile industry networking, new business opportunities and deal-making. It includes a world-class conference featuring visionary keynotes; a product and technology exhibition showcasing 1,900 companies; App Planet, the Centre of the Mobile Apps Universe; and the annual Global Mobile Awards ceremony, which recognises mobile solutions and initiatives from around the world. Make your plans now to be on “The Edge of Innovation” at Mobile World Congress 2015, in the Mobile World Capital, Barcelona.

Mobile World Congress
When: March 2-5, 2015
Where: Barcelona, Spain

Parks Associates is supporting Cable Congress 2015.

The leading dedicated event for cable and media industries in Europe Cable Europe’s flagship gathering of the European cable industry, comes to Brussels, the decision–making heart of the European Union. This event brings together the most sought-after speakers, strategists, innovators, policy makers and game-changers in the cable and new media industries.

Cable Congress 2015
When: March 11-13, 2015
Where: The Square, Brussels

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.

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

Parks Associates is supporting 5G Forum USA.

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 discussing what opportunities for new business models and services will be enabled once a fully 5G mobile network is available. Our speakers will be the key decision makers from their companies (CxO/VP Executives) who will share views in this space.

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

Parks Associates is supporting WebRTC Global Summit.

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

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."

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

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.

Consumers are using more data than ever and this is only set to grow as we move into 2015. Mobile operators face the monumental headache of drastically improving coverage and capacity on their networks and it appears that a Heterogeneous Network is the answer. HetNet USA will look to bring an all encompassing view on how to approach this problem with two tracks dedicated to the technological problems and solutions, and the view on how to market and strategise. The agenda will have focused Keynotes from some of the leading operators in the US as well as innovative solutions from the rest of the world. 

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

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

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 LTE World Summit.

With THREE pre-conference focus days, FOUR separate, dedicated tracks and FOUR co-located events, including the inaugural 5G World Summit, this years’ event was bigger and better than ever and consisted of 3 days’ of hugely valuable discussion and debate over the industry’s most important key topics.

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 HetNet World.

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


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