M2M and IoT Event to Explore Things at Rest and In Motion

By IoTEvolutionWorld News October 22, 2014

M2M Evolution Conference & Expo sets agenda for January event in Miami

Norwalk, CT – October 22, 2014 – TMC and Crossfire Media today announced a robust conference program for M2M Evolution Conference & Expo, an IoT Evolution Expo event, held January 27-30, 2015, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida. The event will explore the latest regulatory policies, verticals, applications and strategies for successfully leveraging and deploying Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) technology.

“M2M Evolution is the event to give enterprise, developers, carriers, vendors and end users the tools to succeed in this burgeoning marketplace,” said Carl Ford, executive director of content for M2M Evolution. “Our event is leading the industry in educational content and networking opportunities, and we look forward to executing another exciting event.”

The M2M Evolution Conference & Expo agenda will feature the return of highly popular events, including the Battle of the Platforms competition and deviceWISE Global Summit. A large portion of educational programming will be broken into two tracks—“Things at Rest” and “Things in Motion.” The complete agenda includes the following sessions:

  • General Sessions:
    • Analyze This: Go behind IoT and M2M projections and to the discovery of new markets and realistic expectations.
    • The Alphabet Soup of IoT: Our Digital Life on a Smarter Planet: This panel goes beyond the terms and to the concepts used to describe this network of people, places and things.
    • The Field OT and the IT Data Divergence: The panel discusses the issues associated with the requirements of the OT organization and capabilities of IT.
    • Relevant Data Making Big Data Work: This session looks at how to see resources and processes in the mix of the analysis and how to find the best way to ensure the relevance of big data.
    • Low Power & 900 Mhz: Hear how this spectrum can be designed to avoid interference problems and provide for minimum maintenance and creative opportunities.
    • The Sense to Invest: IoT Money Round Table: This panel will highlight where the monies are going and where dollars can be invested.
    • One M2M, IIC and the Quest to be Different Standards: This session will focus on planning for future technologies and capabilities while supporting existing systems.
    • Skunk Works: This panel looks at how innovation can be delivered and will reveal how easy it is to get in the mix and get some hands-on experience.
    • Security: Where Does it Start?: Learn the threats and risks of IoT penetration and compromised devices.
  • Things at Rest Track:
  • Smart Homes, Smart Buildings: Hear about what is happening with smart buildings and whether the differences between home and office changes the devices and interfaces used to manage the system.
  • Surveillance and Traffic Lights: Learn the opportunities that exist and how far the use of these capabilities will go.
  • POS Retail: Hear about the possibilities M2M and the IoT have created with marketing and advertising to create impulse buying like we have never seen before.
  • Waste and Water - The Utility of IoT: Hear about the environmental, agricultural and recycling possibilities made possible by the IoT.
  • Smart Grid Update: Hear about the opportunities new infrastructure is creating and what new services will be delivered to the market as a result.
  • Things in Motion Track:
    • Track and Trace: Hear about the risks involved with things in motion and where improvements can be made in delivering services.
    • Digital Signage: Learn where the use of digital signs is taking the market and how this market breaks down.
    • Autonomous Automotive: Explore the new opportunities that will be unveiled once the roll of a human driver is minimized.
    • Drones for Fun and Profit: Hear about the possibilities for both hobby and profit.
    • IoT on the Rails: Go beyond the tracking of containers to delivering robust knowledge on nearly every other component of this transportation mode.

M2M Evolution Conference & Expo is supported by Diamond Sponsors ILS Technology and Telit Wireless Solutions; and Gold Sponsors Kore Telematics, RacoWireless and ThingWorx.

Registration for M2M Evolution 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 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. IoTevolutionworld 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; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; FreePBX World; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo V; 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.

TMC Media and Analyst Contact:            

Ashley Baster   

Connect2 Communications         

(919) 435-9112

Edited by Maurice Nagle
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