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Full datetime event: 

StartTuesday, May 21, 2019 8:00 am
EndThursday, May 23, 2019 3:30 pm

Location

Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport
1333 Bayshore Highway
Burlingame, CA 94010

Description

What is CONNECTIONS™?
Parks Associates will host the 23rd-annual CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference on May 21-23 in San Francisco.

In the 20+ years that Parks Associates has hosted CONNECTIONS™, the connected home has evolved from a high-end concept toward a mass-market opportunity with incredible revenue potential. Today several high-profile market disruptions are emerging as a result of broadband adoption, smartphone usage, and consumer expectations for connectivity solutions that provide a personalized experience.

Confirmed Keynotes:

• Jacob Atalla, VP, Sustainability, KB Home
• Anne Ferguson, Vice President of Marketing, Alarm.com
• Chris Jones, Chief Technology Officer, iRobot
• David Kaiserman, President, Lennar Ventures, Lennar
• Charlie Kindel, Senior Vice President, Products and Services, Control4
• Dennis Mathew, Vice President and General Manager, Xfinity Home, Comcast
• Jeremy Warren, CTO, Vivint Smart Home

AGENDA:
TUESDAY, MAY 21 - RESEARCH WORKSHOP: EXPANDING THE SMART HOME MARKET
• 8:00 AM Workshop Registration Open
• 8:30 AM Pre-Show Research Workshop: Expanding the Smart Home Market - Grand Peninsula EF

TUESDAY, MAY 21 - EXPANDING PARTNERSHIPS AND DEFINING ROLES IN THE SMART HOME
• 2:15 PM Welcome to CONNECTIONS™: The Premier Connected Home Conference - Regency Ballroom
• 2:30 PM Keynote - Robotic Thinking in the Smart Home - Regency Ballroom
• 3:00 PM Opening Session: Service Providers: Defining New Roles in the Smart Home - Regency Ballroom
• 4:00 PM Networking Break - Regency Ballroom Foyer
• 4:15 PM Keynote - The 5 Levels of Smart Home - Regency Ballroom
• 4:45 PM Special Session: Partnerships: Key to Success in the Smart Home - Regency Ballroom
• 5:30 PM Networking Reception - Grand Peninsula D

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22 - INNOVATIONS AND REVENUE MODELS FOR THE SMART HOME
• 7:30 AM Registration Open - Grand Peninsula Foyer
• 7:30 AM Networking Breakfast - Grand Peninsula D
• 8:15 AM Opening Comments: Moving to Mass-Market Adoption - Regency Ballroom
• 8:30 AM Smart Home Platforms: Building Service Revenues - Regency Ballroom
• 9:15 AM Keynote - Regency Ballroom
• 9:45 AM Networking Break - Grand Peninsula D
• 10:15 AM Split Sessions: Empowering Consumers: Support and DIY
• 11:15 AM Split Sessions: Empowering Consumers: Support and DIY
• 12:15 PM Networking Lunch - Atrium
• 1:15 PM Split Sessions: Targeting the Mass Market
• 2:15 PM Split Sessions: Expanding Smart Home Value
• 3:00 PM Networking Break - Grand Peninsula D
• 3:30 PM Special Session: Independent Living in the Smart Home - Regency Ballroom
• 4:15 PM Voice: Gateway to Connected Home Use Cases - Regency Ballroom
• 5:00 PM Keynote - The Smart Home Solutions Consumers Want - Regency Ballroom
• 5:30 PM Networking Reception - Grand Peninsula D

THURSDAY, MAY 23 - HOME SECURITY AND SMART HOME SOLUTIONS
• 7:30 AM Registration Open - Grand Peninsula Foyer
• 7:30 AM Networking Breakfast - Grand Peninsula D
• 8:15 AM Opening Comments: Expanding Home Security through Smart Home - Grand Peninsula ABC
• 8:30 AM Home Security and Controls: Opportunities beyond Traditional Use Cases - Grand Peninsula ABC
• 9:30 AM Keynote - Grand Peninsula ABC
• 10:00 AM Networking Break - Grand Peninsula D
• 10:30 AM Smart Home: Standalone Devices versus Whole Home Systems - Grand Peninsula ABC
• 11:30 AM Fireside Chat: Builders: Key Channel for Smart Home Solutions - Grand Peninsula ABC
• 12:30 PM Networking Lunch - Atrium
• 1:30 PM Business Model Innovations in the Smart Home - Grand Peninsula ABC
• 2:15 PM Investments: Identifying Growth Areas - Grand Peninsula ABC
• 3:30 PM Reception - Grand Peninsula Foyer