M2M Evolution Conference & Expo Agenda Highlights Best Machine-to-Machine Implementation Strategies

By IoTEvolutionWorld News October 07, 2013

Event Announces Agenda that Explores Latest M2M Technology and Trends

Norwalk, CT—October 7, 2013—TMC and Crossfire Media announced the official agenda for the M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, held at the Miami Beach Convention Center January 28-31, 2014, in Miami Beach, Florida. The event’s agenda will highlight the latest Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technologies, trends and strategies that are expected to spur innovation, drive revenue and improve business processes.

The M2M Evolution agenda will include a series of analyst insight, real life case studies and roundtable discussions that explore how to best utilize the wireless network to extend control over supply chain, product development and distribution channels. The complete conference program includes keynotes, general sessions, a Consumer Drive M2M track and an M2M in the Enterprise track.

General Sessions:

    • Usher in the Era of Machine Apps and Software-defined Machines
    • Analyze This
    • To the Clouds: How the Cloud Plays a Role in M2M
    • Battle for the Cloud
    • Security Divide Between OT (Operational Technology) and IT (Information Technology)
    • Getting Mobile: Carrying the M2M Message

Consumer Drive M2M Track:

    • Increasing Importance of M2M in the Supply Chain
    • Technology in the Transportation Infrastructure
    • Chain of Custody and 24x7 Visibility Solutions for the Commercial Aircraft and Air Cargo Industries
    • Remote Monitoring & Control
    • How Low to Go
    • Digital Life: Security, Surveillance, Monitoring and Home Automation

M2M in the Enterprise Track:

    • Retail POS
    • Retail Vending Kiosks and More
    • Digital Signage
    • Moving Beyond Connected Machines to a “Connected Marketplace”
    • M2M Managing Energy Solutions for Buildings
    • Manage and Secure Your Mobile Enterprise: Delivering Visibility and Confidence

In addition to the robust conference agenda, M2M Evolution Conference & Expo also includes the ILS Technology Workshop, a free hands-on M2M workshop beginning at 9 a.m., and the Battle of the Platforms competition (BotP) at 2 p.m. The BotP will showcase state-of-the-art platform solutions developed by leading industry innovators. Attendees will evaluate the platforms and select winners from a broad range of categories such as Best Horizontal Application, Best Provisioning, Best Application Development Environment and more. Both events are on Tuesday, January 28, 2014.

“Each year, M2M Evolution presents the topics that educate the industry on the latest technologies, regulatory practices and new verticals and applications. This year’s agenda includes an exciting mix of educational and interesting topics that focus on M2M opportunities and obstacles that carriers and enterprises need to understand in order to deploy M2M solutions that drive efficiencies and develop new revenue sources,” said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media and executive director of content and community.

M2M Evolution Conference & Expo is presented by Platinum Sponsor ILS Technology; and Gold Sponsors ThingWorx, KORE, AT&T and RACO Wireless.

Registration for M2M Evolution Conference & Expo is now open; contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information. For media inquiries, contact Ashley Baster. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for M2M Evolution should contact TMC’s Matthew Gleeson at 203-852-6800 x145.

For the latest M2M Evolution news, updates and information follow the event on Twitter at #M2MEvolution.

About TMC:
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. tmcnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress, StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo III; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

About Crossfire Media:
Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

Media and Analyst Contact:
Ashley Baster
Connect2 Communications
(919) 435-9112

Edited by Alisen Downey
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