M2M Zone 2015 Conference

M2M at the IoT Inflection Point

@ CTIA Super Mobility
September 10, 2015 - 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Room: Lido 3103 - Sands Expo & Convention Center - Las Vegas, NV

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Keynote: 11:00 am - 11:20 am
IoT Buyers Stand Up to be Counted!
Speaker: Keith Kreisher, Executive Director - IoT M2M Council
The IMC is the largest and fastest-growing industry group serving the IoT/M2M sector, with over 10,000 OEMs and enterprise users as members, and gaining over 300 more weekly. The keynote address will outline the largest market-segmentation analysis ever done covering IoT buyers, including...

  • What is the profile of the IoT Adopter, and where is it headed?
  • What will IoT buying patterns look for the next 3 years?
  • Do Adopters outsource leadership on IoT/M2M deployments?
  • Connected Industry, Retail, and more hot vertical-markets

Keynote Presentation Slides: DOWNLOAD

Session I: 11:25 am - 12:30 pm
Software Platforms Allow for New Models

Moderator: Robin Duke-Woolley, Founder & CEO, Beecham Research
Speakers: Dan Quant, VP, Product Management & Strategic Marketing, Multi-Tech Systems
Fred Yentz, CEO - IoT Platforms, Telit

  • Different world views - Services vs. Applications Enablement
  • The effect of Cloud on M2M scalability
  • Data Analytics evolve as deployments move past simple cost-control
  • Security concerns persist - will standards help the cause?

Session I Presentation Slides: DOWNLOAD

Session II: 1:00 pm - 2:10 pm
Hardware Unveils Advanced Efficiencies

Moderator: Sam Lucero, Senior Principal Analyst, M2M & Internet of Things, IHS
Speakers: Craig Malone, EVP, Product Development, ORBCOMM
Larry Zibrik, Vice President, Market Development, Sierra Wireless

  • Designed for IoT - Chipsets, Modules, and Terminals/Gateways
  • Distributed intelligence in Edge Devices
  • Support for Multiple Connectivity Technologies - from LAN to WAN
  • Developer Starter Kits - how they reduce time to market

Session II Presentation Slides: DOWNLOAD

Session III: 2:20 pm - 3:30 pm
Connectivity Options Multiply

Moderator: Andy Castonguay, Principal Analyst, Machina Research
Speakers: David Wigglesworth, VP Internet of Everywhere, Inmarsat
Felix Chuang, Director of Sales Engineering, West Coast, KORE
John Horn, Chief Executive Officer, On-Ramp Wireless

  • Next-Gen Cellular Networks - what do they bring to M2M?
  • Satellite, Short-Range, NFC integrate seamlessly
  • Incubator programs become hotbeds for IoT startups
  • Unlicensed spectrum - could it change the cellular business model?

Session III Presentation Slides: DOWNLOAD, ON-RAMP SLIDES