Conference Track

CONNECTIONS Summit

CONNECTIONS™ Summit features the Parks Associates analyst team and industry leaders sharing consumer research, successful consumer-centric and channel strategies, crossover opportunities, and key trends for security, smart home, energy management, and health solutions. CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES is THE place to learn about the smart home and network with strategic decision makers in these growing markets.

Price: $400

Tuesday, January 7

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Conference Session

Smart Home Platforms: Creating New Experiences

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Marcello 4406

Smart home solutions are maturing, promising many new and unique value propositions. This session explores platforms that unify these different verticals, including a deep dive into innovations that leverage data to create engaging consumer experiences.

10:00 – 10:45 AM

Conference Session

Privacy and Security: Protecting Consumers

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Marcello 4406

Trust is invaluable in the smart home ecosystem—consumers need to know their data is safe and secure. Explore the latest privacy solutions and what successful players are doing to secure data and communicate these efforts to their customers.

11:00 – 12:00 PM

Conference Session

Disruption in Home Security: Smart Home Convergence

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Marcello 4406

DIY and self-install products bring new customers to home security but upend traditional business models. This session addresses the factors driving today’s connected consumers to adopt security solutions and strategies that leverage smart home devices and services.

12:15 – 1:00 PM

Conference Session

Independent Living and Wellness: Smart Home Tech

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Marcello 4406

Smart home innovations can deliver cost savings and personalized care, while ensuring a safe environment. Attend this session to understand advances in independent living with solutions that align IoT innovations with the needs of consumers and caregivers.

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session

Home Networks: Wi-Fi, 5G, and Mesh

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Marcello 4406

A positive smart home experience relies on strong wireless connectivity in and outside of the home. This session addresses new technologies, deployment strategies, and consumer demand for new wireless solutions that will drive the next stage of connected living.

2:00 – 3:00 PM

Conference Session

Energy Management Solutions: Smart Home Crossover

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Marcello 4406

Smart energy solutions deliver cost and energy savings, driving the early popularity of smart thermostats. Learn the next stage for energy management solutions in the smart home, including crossover use cases that will attract new consumers.

3:15 – 4:15 PM

Conference Session

Installation and Support: Next-Gen Smart Home Services

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Marcello 4406

Support services need to be proactive and understand the unique home environment in which they operate. This session addresses next-stage support in the smart home and how providers are delivering the new services consumers need to manage their connected devices.

4:15 – 5:00 PM

Conference Session

Distribution: Builders, Broadband, Security, Retail, and Insurance

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Marcello 4406

New channels for smart home devices are emerging and successful market strategies require deep insight into the purchase process. This session addresses where, why, and how consumers prefer to buy smart home solutions.

All CES conference sessions are seated on a first-come, first-served basis.
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