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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org / +44 (0)29 2078 3025.
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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.