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Summary

The 2013 M2M & Internet of Things Global Summit was held in Washington DC on October 1-2, and provided a high-level meeting point for all representatives from the global M2M & IoT communities.

With contributions from many of the main stakeholders from the US and beyond, this conference took a comprehensive look at the latest technologies and innovations in the field of The Internet of Things.

Speakers include

Edith  Ramirez

Edith Ramirez

Chairwoman

Federal Trade Commission

Kevin Petersen

Kevin Petersen

Senior Vice President, Digital Life

AT&T

Ed Tiedemann

Ed Tiedemann

Fellow and Senior Vice President of Engineering

Qualcomm

Chris Vein

Chris Vein

Chief Innovation Officer

The World Bank

Geoff Mulligan

Geoff Mulligan

Presidential Innovation Fellow on Cyber-Physical Systems and Founder

IPSO Alliance

Gary Butler

Gary Butler

Chairman & CEO

Camgian Microsystems Corporation

Tobin Richardson

Tobin Richardson

Chairman & CEO

ZigBee Alliance

Alicia Asín

Alicia Asín

Co-Founder and CEO

Libelium

Mike Harris

Mike Harris

CEO

Zonoff

Rick Bullotta

Rick Bullotta

Co-Founder & CTO

Thingworx

Chad Jones

Chad Jones

VP Product Strategy

Xively

David Hoffman

David Hoffman

Director of Security Policy and Global Privacy Officer

Intel Corporation

Syed Zaeem Hosain

Syed Zaeem Hosain

Founder and CTO

Aeris

Ana Tavares Lattibeaudiere

Ana Tavares Lattibeaudiere

Head of Connected Living

GSMA

Julius Knapp

Julius Knapp

Chief, Office of Engineering Technology

Federal Communications Commission

Further information

 

Technology and its role in society are evolving dramatically. Smarter technologies are opening up new horizons in the fight against many of the world’s most pressing challenges. From boosting economic growth to tackling climate change and improving public health; to making businesses more productive and profitable, and improving consumer experience.The Internet of Things creates new possibilities and has the potential to enable a plethora of new responses to such challenges.

 

This event offered participants the chance to exchange views on the current IoT ecosystem and the opportunity to see what M2M and IoT technologies are available to industry, businesses and end users.

Speakers and delegates explored how both the public and private sectors need to work together to create an environment for increased innovation, investment and economic growth, as well as the emerging key issues that are affecting the sector, including user data protection and security for devices, as well as the additional resources that are required for a fully integrated Internet of Things.

 

Sessions at the event included:
- Realizing the benefits of M2M, Smart Cities and The Internet of Things
- Building trust and confidence
- Enabling Device Security
- Financing the Internet of Things
- IoT Devices in the 4G era
- Spectrum Management and IoT
- Governance and Standardization
- The role of Cloud Computing  and other ‘Big Data’ technologies for IoT
- The Connected Home

 

For more information regarding this year's Summit, please contact the event manager Tom Chinnock at tom.chinnock@forum-global.com / +44 (0)29 2078 3025.

 

Also of interest?

Forum Global's sister company, Forum Europe, has been holding the successful 'Internet of Things Europe' conference since 2009. The event is now in its 5th year and is regarded as the leading European event focusing on the Internet of Things.

 

Logistics

When

Tue October 1, 2013 08.30 to
Wed October 2, 2013 17.55

Eastern time

 

Where

The National Press Club

529 14th St NW
Washington, DC
20045
USA

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Downloads

Event sponsorship brochure

 

 

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