Upcoming Industry Events

Parks Associates is supporting AnDevCon.

AnDevCon, July 29-31 in Boston, is the technical conference for software developers building or selling Android apps. It will offer one day of intensive tutorials, followed by two days of technical classes. More than 1,000 software developers, engineers and entrepreneurs will attend AnDevCon and choose from 70+ classes. Exhibits admission is free until July 28: visit more than 30 exhibitors! Receive a $200 discount off the prevailing rate of the 3 day pass by inserting the code ANDROID when prompted at www.andevcon.com

AnDevCon
When: July 29-31
Where: Boston, MA


Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates will give a presentation August 4 at 4:00 PM. His discussion, "Internet of Things: Consumer and Service Provider Perspectives on viable Products and Services," will include insights into the current market needs/demands about security/privacy in the IoT space and talk about potential cable operator opportunities.

CableLabs is a non-profit research and development consortium that is dedicated to creating innovative ideas that significantly impact our cable operator members‘ business. CableLabs also serves to define interoperable solutions among our members and their technology vendors in order to drive scale, reduce costs, and create competition in the supply chain. CableLabs membership is comprised of the major cable operators worldwide.

CableLabs Summer Conference
When: August 2-5, 2015
Where: Keystone, CO


Parks Associates is supporting Bluetooth Asia.

Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) in partnership with Informa Telecoms & Media is excited to announce Bluetooth Asia 2015! Located in Shanghai, this unique conference will take place at the Shanghai Marriott City Centre on August 18-19th, 2015. As the only global conference series that focuses on Bluetooth® technology and its increasing role in the Internet of Things (IoT), experience first-hand how Bluetooth is the most commonly used wireless connectivity technology in a world that is rapidly adopting new ways to connect devices to a potential $1.3 trillion ecosystem of “things” and the internet.

Bluetooth Asia
When: August 18-19, 2015
Where: Shanghai, China


Parks Associates is supporting Wearable Tech Expo.

Join the largest, dedicated wearable tech audience in the media capital of the world! Gain perspectives on the wearable technology industry, interact with colleagues, meet new partners, see live demos and more. Use code PARKS to save 20% on your conference pass.For more information, visit www.wearabletechworld.com.

Wearable Tech Expo
When: August 17-20, 2015
Where: Las Vegas, NV


Parks Associates is supporting OSP EXPO.

OSP EXPO is the leading ICT industry trade show which offers more than 35 accredited seminars, industry keynotes and more than 225 vendors showcasing the latest in cutting-edge products and service solutions. Attendee demographics boasts an impressive audience with about 70% of attendees having purchasing authority/influence. OSP EXPO’s audience hails from across the United States and around the globe.

OSP EXPO
When: September 1-3, 2015
Where: Denver, CO


Parks Associates is supporting Telco Big Data Summit USA.

Telco Big Data US 2015 is North America's ONLY Big Data event with a specific carrier focus. Bringing together representatives from across the region, the event will provide key insights into the challenges and benefits of carriers utilising data & analytics to deliver a personalised service to the end user as well as monetising carriers’ existing data to create new revenue streams. The event will solve pain points both for carriers and vendors, connecting them with new technologies, providing them with new insights and methodologies to overcoming the obstacles that the “Vs” of big data present

Telco Big Data Summit USA
When: September 9, 2015
Where: Las Vegas, NV


Parks Associates is supporting the RCS Summit.

Bringing together major carriers from North America, including Verizon, Sprint, Telus, Rogers and T-Mobile USA, RCS summit in 2015 will provide you with a focused event on rich communications at CTIA Super Mobility 2015. This is your opportunity to step away from the hustle and bustle of the main event and meet with the key players in this market at the only RCS focused event in North America. The innovative one-day programme will bring together the entire RCS ecosystem including telecom carriers, industry analysts, key industry associations, handset manufacturers, third party application developers and the vendor community to provide a comprehensive overview of the market. The content will be specifically focused on, and dedicated to, showcasing real use cases and best practice scenarios for monetizing RCS and quickly launching new services.

RCS Summit
When: September 10, 2015
Where: Las Vegas, NV


Parks Associates is hosting the Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers.

Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers analyzes the roles of connected health technologies and innovations in driving changes in consumer behaviors and business models. The event focuses on four areas of consumer health technologies in particular, which all require active consumer participation to be successful: remote health monitoring for accountable care, consumer-centric wellness and fitness solutions, independent living technologies and services, and innovative convenience care models.

Connected Health Summit: Engaging Consumers
When: September 9-10, 2015
Where: San Diego, CA


Parks Associates is supporting CTIA Super Mobility 2015.

Produced by CTIA-The Wireless Association, CTIA Super Mobility 2015 supports the organization’s mission of advancing the industry, strengthening its members and fostering the evolution of new technology. The event dominates the second half of the year, and is ideally timed for strategic mapping, 2016 product launches and seasonal buying. As essential as it is exciting, this show gives 35,000 professionals from across the new mobile landscape in an unmatched opportunity to learn, connect and do business against the backdrop of mobile’s direction-setting technology. 

CTIA Super Mobility 2015
When: September 9-11, 2015
Where: Las Vegas, NV


Parks Associates is supporting Bluetooth Europe.

Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) in partnership with Informa Telecoms & Media is excited to announce Bluetooth Europe 2015! Located in London, this unique conference will take place at the Hilton London Tower Bridge on September 15-16th, 2015. As the only global conference series that focuses on Bluetooth® technology and its increasing role in the Internet of Things (IoT), experience first-hand how Bluetooth is the most commonly used wireless connectivity technology in a world that is rapidly adopting new ways to connect devices to a potential $1.3 trillion ecosystem of “things” and the internet.

Bluetooth Europe
When: September 15-16, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom


Parks Associates is supporting ATA Fall Forum.

The ATA Fall Forum will take place September 16-18, 2015 in Washington, DC. For more information visit www.atafallforum.org

ATA Fall Forum
When: September 16-18, 2015
Where: Washington, DC


Parks Associates is supporting Industry of Things World 2015.

In September 21-22, 2015 we.CONECT invites you to be part of the new Industry of Things World community in Berlin. Connect with over 400 peers from around the world, challenge current thinking and unveil latest innovations at the only dedicated forum where all industrial Internet of Things stakeholders come together. Our mission is to assess the business cases for IoT, by identifying added value profitable opportunities across the ecosystem. Be part of the event where we will cover the full scope of IoT systems from the market leaders and discover the new disruptive technologies enabling IoT for your business. Join expert speakers who will share best practices, talk about future developments, and discuss the potential for new and optimized business models to integrate things into systems and processes.

Industry of Things World 2015
When: September 21–22, 2015
Where: Berlin, Germany


Parks Associates is supporting Global Carrier Billing.

The rapidly growing market does not come without its challenges. Securing effective partnerships with network operators and overcoming debt issues continue to provide headaches for industry participants. Informa Telecoms and Media will be bringing network operators, aggregators, solution providers and merchants for the first and only Global Carrier Billing Conference in 2015. As the only opportunity to meet the whole carrier billing industry in one place and discuss how to overcome these challenges it will provide a vital forum for the market.

Global Carrier Billing
When: September 22-23, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom


Parks Associates is supporting HetNet World.

With key representation already confirmed from Telecom Italia, BT, Three and Vodafone, the newly re-branded HetNet World is set to be our most progressive yet with an agenda specifically designed to compliment the fast evolving RAN ecosystem. New challenges and opportunities have arisen through unlicensed spectrum, carrier aggregation, interference management and small cell backhaul, highlighting 2015 as the key year for progressing your HetNet strategy.

HetNet World
When: September 22-23, 2015
Where: Barcelona, Spain


Parks Associates is supporting Internet of Things Security.

Internet of Things Security 2015 is the first event of its kind to focus on the security issues surrounding IoT and managing the information and data associated with the ever increasing amount of connected devices and appliances. Attracting decision makers, stakeholders and investors together under roof, Internet of Things Security boasts a C-Level executive speaker line-up with interactive round table sessions, case studies and networking breaks designed to instigate discussion and enabling business opportunities.

Internet of Things Security
When: September 22-23, 2015
Where: Boston, MA


Parks Associates is supporting Service Delivery Innovation Summit.

Traditional revenue sources like SMS and voice are declining. Operators need to innovate to create future services that will generate cash returns. Devising a strategy is therefore vital for the future of your business – where should you invest? Most importantly, the question is, how can you monetise these new services? 

Service Delivery Innovation Summit
When: September 21-23, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom


Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates, will be moderating the Appliance Design Webinar: IoT - Transforming the design process.

Transforming the design process to compete in the era of the Internet of Things is critical to long term success. Speed is key. Collecting and analyzing data from reviews, blogs, and crowd sources and leveraging that information to transform the enterprise requires fast information flow and breaking down silos.

Appliance Design Webinar: IoT - Transforming the design process
When: September 24, 2015
Where: Virtual


John Barrett, Director of Consumer Analytics, Parks Associates, will be speaking at CONNECTED +.

Parks Associates is supporting CONNECTED +.

CONNECTED + is a conference and exhibition tailored to meet the industry’s need for a unified and collaborative forum that paves the way to Internet of Things applications and smart home success. CONNECTED + is the premier event in Toronto where you can learn and network with the best and the brightest in IoT and its smart home technologies, connected consumer devices, and the latest innovations. From wearables, connectivity platforms, home automation, smart security, smart energy, or even connected health, CONNECTED + offers you a 360 degree view on this ever-growing industry. CONNECTED + will host 250 decision-makers, 50 + speakers, and 20 sponsors.

CONNECTED +
When: September 28-29, 2015
Where: Toronto, Canada


Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates will be moderating the panels "Determining the Optimum Networking Solution for the Smart Home" and "Which Device to Use as Smart Home Control?" on Tuesday, September 29.

The Smart Home Summit is dedicated to exploring these technologies, bringing together senior decision makers, colleagues and peers to meet, learn and do business. Boasting an interactive, cutting edge agenda with visionary speaker line-up, The Smart Home Summit is the platform for global authorities to present their “how-to” strategy and vision for a smart future.

Smart Home Summit
When: September 29-30, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom


Parks Associates is supporting LTE Voice Summit.

The LTE Voice Summit 2015 will be addressing current challenges, issues that have come forth from live deployments and defining next steps for VoLTE services. Further more this year’s summit will concentrate on how operators can leverage VoLTE networks to protect critical voice revenues from attrition, and partnering with OTT players would be beneficial. Along with additional services such as HD Voice + introducing Video! Join this summit and benefit from presentations from key individuals, representing the full value chain including all the top operators and disruptive players, who will be providing the audience with a range of interesting perspectives.

LTE Voice Summit
When: September 28-30, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom


Parks Associates is supporting TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections.

TC3 is a 2-day, executive summit, where the companies which are building and maintaining the networks comes to find innovations. Telcos, vendors, VCs, platform providers, startups, and developers from every corner of the ecosystem will participate with one objective in mind - get more innovation to the market, faster. 

TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections
When: September 30-October 1
Where: Mountain View, CA


Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates will be the lead presenter and moderator of the Workshop Session "What Customers Want: The Evolution to Value-Added Services" on Tuesday, September 29, at 3:30 PM. There’s momentum building rapidly. Consumers are making new choices every day, in every market structure, that impacts the electricity business as we know it. With the onslaught of the Internet of Things and the Smart Home, consumers are now being offered many options to help them manage their energy use. Many of these service offerings are not coming from utilities.

Since 1983, Gulf Coast Power Association (GCPA) has served Texas and the Gulf Coast as a regional electric power trade organization dedicated to promoting an improved understanding of the issues and opportunities impacting contemporary power markets.

GCPA Fall Conference 2015
When: September 30-October 1
Where: Austin, TX


Jennifer Kent, Director, Research Quality & Product Development, Parks Associates will be moderating the panels "Trends, Timelines and Predictions: Assessing the future of the connected car", and "Bringing together the entire ecosystem to successfully drive technology innovations and enhance healthcare services." Kent will also host an analyst breakfast briefing at the event.

Parks Associates is supporting Internet of Things World Europe.

Internet of Things World Europe is the largest IoT event of its kind. Taking place in October 2015, Berlin, the show will attract the entire ecosystem together under one roof to build business relationships and learn from industry experts across two days. With the past year having been an important one for IoT with the huge opportunities of this technology now firmly being realized. Accentures’ recent report predicts that 69% of consumers plan to buy an in-home device by 2019, reaffirming that consumer adoption of connected technology is on the rise! Attend Internet of Things World Europe and get updated on the latest trends and developments happening in this space and be part of this multi-billion dollar industry.

Internet of Things World Europe
When: October 5-7, 2015
Where: Berlin, Germany


Parks Associates is supporting Content Delivery World.

Formerly CDN World Summit and TV in the Cloud, Content Delivery World 2015 has evolved to provide delegates with a forum to discuss and debate the opportunities and challenges surrounding the evolution of content delivery architectures and workflows – including, but not limited to, the role of the CDN in these new and ever improving architectures. While it is clear that CDN’s still play an important role in the distribution of content throughout the globe, as the consumption of media across multiple platforms in multiple formats continues to grow, the scope for convergence and innovation around the CDN is what is driving the industry forward. 

Content Delivery World
When: October 5-7, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom


Parks Associates is supporting LTE Asia.

The 5G Asia Summit will explore how the region is leading the evolution towards the next generation of networks and promises to be an event filled with cutting-edge talks, case studies and innovation. 2015’s show will also look at the emerging markets of Asia; how the deployment and expansion of LTE is impacting their networks and what can be done to ensure a consistent high quality of service for consumers. By 2017 the developing markets of Asia will be the largest LTE markets in the world, and this year at the LTE Asia show their case studies and challenges will be brought to the fore.

LTE Asia
When: October 5-7, 2015
Where: Suntec, Singapore


Parks Associates is supporting Telco Big Data Summit Asia.

Telco Big Data Summit Asia
When: October 6-7, 2015
Where: Suntec, Singapore


Parks Associates is supporting TV Xperience World.

TV Xperience World
When: October 6-7, 2015
Where: New York City, NY


Parks Associates is supporting Network Virtualization and SDN Asia.

Network Virtualization and SDN Asia will once again bring together the operator community to evaluate all of the current key issues surrounding virtualization technologies and their expanding role in today’s telco networks. SDN has the potential to improve network performance, flexibility and manageability, increase the pace of innovation through software instead of hardware and establish an open environment for delivering high value game changing applications for customers. NV & SDN Asia will examine network virtualization as a disruptive technology, its cost implications and its impact on the industry as whole. Join us in October to hear presentations and discussions around next generation MANO, virtualized IMS and EPC, monetization strategies and industry collaboration.

Network Virtualization and SDN Asia
When: October 6-7, 2015
Where: Suntec, Singapore


Parks Associates is supporting Digital Media Pipeline.

This one-day conference brings together digital entertainment content owners, service providers and retailers to focus on business-to-business opportunities in the digital delivery of home entertainment to consumers. The 2015 event is October 14 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles.

Digital Media Pipeline
When: October 14, 2015
Where: Los Angeles, CA


Parks Associates is supporting Self Organising Networks.

Back for a 6th year, SON is expanding on its previous events, not only with a greater number of speakers from executive backgrounds, but through an unrivalled number of brand new use case studies offering insight into how SON is working in reality. This 2-day operator led event is EUROPE'S ONLY DEDICATED SON EVENT bringing together the latest research, case studies and solutions for successful SON deployment. 

Self Organising Networks
When: October 20-21, 2015
Where: Berlin, Germany


Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates will be a moderator at Realizing the Potential of Smart Home Technology.

Parks Associates is supporting Realizing the Potential of Smart Home Technology.

ACI’s executive utility conference on Realizing the Potential of Smart Home Technology is this October 14-16 in Austin, Texas. We will explore how to capitalize on smart automation to enable home and building energy management systems to increase profitability, sustainability and performance. Attendees will also explore new product offerings and technologies that are more desirable for customers as well as the most effective ways to acquire them. You will have the opportunity to network with CEO’s, CTO’s, Directors, and Executives from large utilities, HEM vendors, home automation systems vendors, home security companies, government agencies, and network equipment providers.

Realizing the Potential of Smart Home Technology
When: October 19-21, 2015
Where: Austin, TX


Parks Associates is supporting Digital Hollywood Fall.

Digital Hollywood Fall
When: October 19-22, 2015
Where: Marina del Rey, CA


Patrice Samuels, Research Analyst, Parks Associates, will chair Day Three of Broadband World Forum "Connecting the Unconnected" on Thursday, October 22.

Parks Associates is supporting Broadband World Forum.

Broadband World Forum is bringing fixed-mobile convergence to life from 20-22 October 2015 at London’s ExCeL venue, and you can be part of it! This year we will witness an unprecedented keynote line up with a suite of C-Level executives representing a selection of the world’s largest operators. Complimented with over 300 cross-industry speakers and 15 conference sessions to attend, you can be sure to come away having learnt something new to help build, optimise and monetize next-generation networks.

Broadband World Forum
When: October 20-22, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom


Parks Associates is supporting Digital TV Central and Eastern Europe.

Digital TV Central and Eastern Europe 2015 is the only event in the region that encompasses the full value chain of the TV delivery. Over 300 of the most influential and visionary contacts in the industry – such as telecom operators, content producers plus cable and satellite providers – will gather together in Warsaw this October addressing the key trends and topics in this varied and dynamic region. The event will provide an unbeatable opportunity to hear direct from pay TV operators, OTT service providers and content companies about the challenges, opportunities and choices they face.

Digital TV Central and Eastern Europe
When: October 27-28, 2015
Where: Warsaw, Poland


Parks Associates is supporting Mobile 360 – North America.

A great deal of digital and mobile innovation has originated in the North American market. This market has paved the way for many other markets worldwide and continues to be at the forefront of mobile development. As the leading market in the creation and adoption of LTE, what does this mean for North America as network speed continue to rise? The generation of innovation, differentiators for growth and new opportunities in North America will continue to be crucial to the market’s prominence in the industry as well as the future of mobile in general. Join us for Mobile 360 – North America as we explore the market’s future as it relates to growth and innovation as well as the implications for the larger mobile ecosystem.

Mobile 360 – North America
When: October 27-29, 2015
Where: Atlanta, GA


Parks Associates is supporting the Connected Health Symposium.

The Connected Health Symposium is a change-agent conference that promotes innovative thinking and the application of personal consumer health technologies to support new models of care delivery. With a focus on trends converging technology with new models of health care delivery, the Symposium convenes thought leaders in an effort to grow the rapidly-expanding connected health marketplace. Explore the intersection of health and technology with exceptional keynotes, panels, demos of new and game-changing technologies, exhibits and networking events. Symposium 2015 will showcase the latest global developments and innovations in health care and policy. We are pleased to extend special savings to our subscribers to register for the Symposium! Using Discount Code PARKSASSOC when registering, you can receive a deeply discounted rate of $595 Together, let’s learn, network and advance health care.

Connected Health Symposium
When: October 29-30, 2015
Where: Boston, MA


Parks Associates is supporting TV Connect MENA.

TV Connect MENA delivers an unparalleled networking experience with the entire connected entertainment industry from the Middle East and North Africa.Returning to the Middle East for the eighth edition, TV Connect MENA is the exclusive meeting place for senior level executives, with attendance and speaking contributions from the region’s largest broadcasters and service providers.

TV Connect MENA
When: November 2-3, 2015
Where: Dubai, UAE


Parks Associates is supporting Rich Communication Summit.

With a specific focus on how RCS can finally flourish by being much more closely associated with Voice over LTE and making the most of APIs, Rich Communication Summit in 2015 will deliver what we have been waiting for, for a long time – real use cases of next generation messaging, voice and video services, while repositioning RCS as a platform to enable communication solutions in consumer and enterprise markets.

Rich Communication Summit
When: November 3-4, 2015
Where: Berlin, Germany


Parks Associates is supporting Location and Context World.

Location and Context World
When: November 3-4, 2015
Where: Palo Alto, CA


Parks Associates is supporting Network Intelligence World.

Network Intelligence World
When: November 3-4, 2015
Where: Barcelona, Spain


Parks Associates is supporting LTE Roaming IPX.

LTE Roaming IPX
When: November 3-4, 2015
Where: Munich, Germany


Parks Associates is supporting European Utility Week.

European Utility Week is the annual landmark event for the entire Smart Utility market, accumulating over 10,000 international smart energy stakeholders and 350 exhibitors. Across two programmes, the Strategic Programme covers 27 high level strategic sessions where over 350 utilities will share their business strategies. The Utility Projects offers 31 dedicated Hub Sessions focusing on technology innovation and is free to attend and located throughout the exhibition. In addition to the two Conference Programmes the event is a dynamic environment for the smart energy community to come together, network, do business and talk about the most effective and most affordable business strategies for the future. 

European Utility Week
When: November 3-5, 2015
Where: Vienna, Austria


Parks Associates is hosting CONNECTIONS Europe.

CONNECTIONS Europe is an executive conference focused on the connected home ecosystem and the Internet of Things as it relates to the connected consumer. The two-day executive summit, with research and data from Parks Associates industry analysts, examines the impact of connected devices and services, including entertainment, controls, digital media, security, and cloud services, and offers insight into new and innovative business strategies and partnerships, current and future technologies, and critical issues, including privacy and interoperability, and their effect on consumer engagement.

CONNECTIONS Europe
When: November 10-11, 2015
Where: Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Parks Associates is supporting OTT TV Summit.

The OTT TV Summit is firmly established as the premier show for the Pay TV and Telco industry to shape the future of VOD & Multiscreen Experience. This event attracts players from across the entirety of the OTT landscape, resulting in an incomparable opportunity to network with both the established players in the market and the up-and-coming disruptors. With 80+ speakers and 400+ attendees over four days, the OTT TV Summit provides a crystal clear view of the market trends as they are developing in the industry, focusing primarily on the ever-evolving relationship between OTT & Pay TV business models which continues to dominate the multiscreen and connected entertainment ecosystems. With the addition of a brand NEW 4k in Focus Day, the OTT TV World Summit is not to be missed!

OTT TV Summit
When: November 9-12, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom


Parks Associates is supporting TV Connect Africa.

TV Connect Africa
When: November 17-19, 2015
Where: Cape Town, South Africa


Parks Associates is supporting LTE Africa.

LTE Africa
When: November 17-19, 2015
Where: Cape Town, South Africa


Parks Associates is supporting LTE North America.

LTE North America
When: November 17-19, 2015
Where: Dallas, TX


Parks Associates is supporting Managed Services World Congress.

Managed Services World Congress 2015 will feature more about real-life operator experiences and what can be learnt from not only best practice deals, but also from deals that didn’t go well. It will follow the theme of “Are managed services a “win-win” or a “lose-lose” scenario?” and how could we ensure many more “win-win” scenarios in the future.

Managed Services World Congress
When: November 24-25, 2015
Where: TBD


Parks Associates is supporting the Connected Stadium Summit.

Managers of large venues/stadia and professional sports clubs around the world are facing the challenge of future-proofing technology investments, and enhancing the fan experience before, during, and after events, and they are achieving this by increasing and improving wireless connectivity and digital services. The Connected Stadium summit provides a uniquely focused and realistic view on how to ensure ICT investments deliver. It is an opportunity to find inspiration and business partners around best practice ICT strategies, how to lure fans away from home big-screen TVs, boost revenues and meet/exceed expectations across the board with the latest technologies.

Connected Stadium Summit
When: November 24-25, 2015
Where: London, United Kingdom


Parks Associates is supporting Carrier Network Virtualization.

Carrier Network Virtualization
When: December 1-3, 2015
Where: San Jose, CA


Parks Associates is supporting the World Summit Award.

The World Summit Award selects and promotes the world’s best e-Content and innovative information and communication technology applications. The award is partnered with the key United Nations organizations and agencies; to date more than 178 countries are actively involved. WSA is a global hub for everyone who values the crucial importance of local content to make today’s information society more inclusive.

World Summit Award
When: TBD
Where: TBD


Parks Associates is supporting IoT Asia.

IoT Asia
When: March 30-31, 2016
Where: Singapore



 

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