|8:00am – 8:30am||Registration, Continental Breakfast, Networking|
|8:30am – 8:40am||Conference overview|
|8:40am – 8:50am||Conference welcome|
|8:50am – 9:10am||M2M Overview: Understanding the Landscape and Critical Success Factors for M2M Deployments using Cellular Technology. There is a full ecosystem of M2M players – how do they all work together and how has the landscape evolved? What are some growth areas how does HSPA, HSPA + LTE fit in? What key considerations must companies think about when deploying M2M applications?|
|9:10am – 9:30am||Top Opportunities in M2M: Hear from one of the leading analysts in the M2M space about emerging opportunities and the top challenges that must be faced in M2M today. One essential building block for rapid development of the M2M market is the evolution of the M2M platforms. Learn the latest market stats as recently published by Beecham Research.|
|9:30am – 9:50am||Interdependence in the Complete M2M Ecosystem: a Carrier’s Perspective on Interdependence and Variance in Global Markets|
|9:50am – 10:30am||The operator’s role in M2M|
|10:30am – 10:45am||Coffee break|
|10:45am – 11:10am||Planning Your M2M SolutionTechnical Track
How to integrate a module, connect to a carrier, navigate through regulations / approvals, and get your solution to market.Business Track
An M2M solutions overview from wireless terminals, through transmission channels to your industrial applications. This session will provide an overview of the key components to your M2M solution and best practises for vendor evaluation for each component.
|11:10am – 11:30am||Building M2M SolutionsTechnical Track
The stuff you don’t need to worry about so much – or do you? Proof of concept versus, optimized solution. Avoiding the technical gotchas that impact the business case.Business Track
Data privacy and security. What do you need to know and how does it vary regionally.
- An over view of the evolving M2M architecture from being proprietary and vertically integrated, to being horizontal, scalable and open.
- Lack of M2M standards, including data security.
- Vertical applications and global regions currently experiencing issues.
- How applications delivered via the cloud may compound the risk.
- Points to consider during planning to minimize any potential risks or end user resistance.
|11:30am – noon||M2M Platforms|
|Noon – 1:00pm||Lunch|
|1:00pm – 1:30pm||New market opportunities|
|1:30pm – 2:00pm||Solving industry challenges. Case Studies: 3 x 10 minute case studies on M2M productivity solutions and results in transportation, health, and clean tech.|
|2:00pm – 3:00pm||Industry Needs – A Deep Dive.
HEALTH | ENERGY | TRANSPORTATION
Taking a break from the main stage, we will split the audience into three rooms for deep-dive breakout sessions covering three sectors: transportation, health, and clean tech. These break-out sessions will include a panel of experts spanning infrastructure providers through to the end customer and will be led by an expert moderator in the sector. They will tackle the issues, challenges, and opportunities within their industries and cover where M2M holds the promise of productivity improvements and competitive advantage. These sessions will be interactive with full audience participation being a key driving value in the discussion.
|3:00pm – 3:15pm||Coffee break|
|3:15pm – 3:30pm||Solving Industry Challenges: Summaries and Key Points from the Health, Energy and Transportation Breakout Sessions|
|3:30pm – 4:30pm||Canadian Innovation in M2M. Rapid Fire Pitches: Top Canadian M2M solution providers pitch panel of investors, analysts, and you the audience.|
|4:30pm – 5:00pm||Top Opportunities in M2M and the Vision Forward|
|5:00pm – 5:10pm||Closing Remarks|
|5:10pm – 7:00pm||Cocktail Reception|
Machine-to-machine technologies have been around for 30 years, but the evolution occurring in M2M today is a once in a lifetime event that is forever changing the way the world works and plays.
This conference explores the new M2M infrastructure, the opportunities for solution providers and solution consumers and valuable insights on how to navigate these waters:
- The current M2M landscape – how did we get here and why the opportunity is here NOW
- The carrier perspective and prognosis for the future
- What solutions providers need to know
- And for CIO’s – we explore M2M opportunities to improve productivity across various industry sectors including connected transportation, health, energy/cleantech
You may ask yourself:
• How did we get here?
• Where do we go from here?
• How do we get there?
This conference will shed some light, generate new ideas, and expose exciting opportunities.