SOURCE: Parks Associates

Parks Associates

April 21, 2015 03:00 ET

Parks Associates Announces 10th-Annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe - IoT: Connected Entertainment and Smart Home, November 10-11 in Amsterdam

Deutsche Telekom, Honeywell, Liberty Global, Sutherland Global, Telecom Italia, and Telefonica Join Advisory Board

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Apr 21, 2015) - Parks Associates today announced the tenth-annual CONNECTIONS™ Europe - IoT: Connected Entertainment and the Smart Home will be held November 10-11, 2015, in Amsterdam. The Advisory Board, including executives from Deutsche Telekom, Honeywell, Liberty Global, Sutherland Global, Telecom Italia, and Telefónica, will help guide the agenda topics on the Internet of Things, connected entertainment, video services, and the smart home.

"Consumer demand for connected solutions is a global trend," said Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates. "Entertainment and the smart home have transitioned to on-demand functionality, and all companies active in the connected home must adjust their solutions accordingly. CONNECTIONS™ Europe focuses on the best strategies to leverage current trends to create new revenues."

The executive summit has early sponsorship support from Icontrol Networks, Prodea Systems, ROC-Connect, Tyco, and Z-Wave. The 2015 Advisory Board includes:

  • Deutsche Telekom - Holger Knoepke, VP
  • Honeywell - Mario Moura, GM, Home Comfort & Energy Systems EMEA
  • Liberty Global - Mark Giesbers, VP Video Products
  • Sutherland Global - Ratul Sengupta, VP, Client Engagement, Global Head SmartLeap™ Practice
  • Telecom Italia - Cian Paolo Balboni, Strategy & Innovation, Head, Future Centre
  • Telefónica - Alfredo Serret, Global Director Digital Home Services

The Speaker Submission form is available on the event website. Topics include:

  • Defining the Connected Home: Entertainment, Smart Home, & Health
  • Innovative Partnerships: Opening New Opportunities in the Connected Home
  • IoT: Transforming Innovations into Consumer Value Propositions
  • Unlocking the Value of Personalization: Big Data vs. Privacy
  • Standards and Interoperability: Creating Competition through Cooperation
  • Wearables and Connected Health Opportunities
  • OTT and Pay TV Bundles - Defining the Future TV provider
  • The Next Market Opportunities on the TV Landscape: 4K & OTT
  • Evolution of Content Access: Cloud-based CE and Video Services
  • Integrating IoT into Smart Home Platforms
  • Next-Gen Consumer Support: Connected Devices and IoT
  • Integrating OTT Content with Service Provider Platforms

For information on CONNECTIONS™ Europe, visit http://www.connectionseurope.com or contact sales@parksassociates.com, 972-490-1113. To schedule a meeting with an analyst, contact Holly Sprague at hsprague@gmail.com, 720.987.6614.

About CONNECTIONS™ Europe
CONNECTIONS™ Europe is the leading annual executive conference on the connected home and IoT ecosystems. The event features consumer research and high-level analysis on connected devices and services, new and innovative business strategies and partnerships, and critical challenges in driving consumer adoption of entertainment, smart home, and IoT solutions.

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