2013 M2M and Internet of Things Conferences and Events

Digi International
January 17, 2013

M2M Evolution Conference & The 2013 Battle of the Platforms
January 29- February 1 in Miami, FL
M2M Evolution will highlight how M2M technologies and the “Internet of Things” can be utilized to significantly improve business processes, minimize risk, spur innovation, and drive revenue. M2M Evolution highlights M2M applications within all vertical markets and will concentrate on specific applications within the supply chain, transportation, energy, and healthcare sectors. In the Battle of the Platforms you can watch and learn how to utilize network platforms to implement M2M solutions.

February 12 in Bangalore, India and February 19-20 in Nice, France
WaveForum brings together industry experts from around the world to share their knowledge about the latest advances in wireless technology, M2M solutions and device cloud connectivity. Attend one of our many in-person conferences or online webinars for comprehensive technical training and professional networking.

O’Reilly’s Strata Conference 
February 26-28 in Santa Clara, California 
Get face-to-face with the leading minds in big data (and thousands of your peers). Master the skills and technologies that make data work—with three days of inspiring keynotes, practical tutorials and sessions, an expo hall with key players and products, and plenty of networking events.Discover how some of the world’s most successful companies (like Google and Microsoft) tackle and use big data—and how you can apply what they’ve learned.

International Workshop on Pervasive Internet of Things and Smart Cities
March 25-28 in Madrid, Spain
The workshop is focused on “the extension and integration aspects of the secure Internet of Things and pervasive computing technologies. The objective is to reach a global access to the services and information through, on the one hand, the so-called Web of Things and on the other hand, the efficient support for global communications, in order to embrace the machine to machine (M2M) communications in the future Internet of Things composed of IPv6 network and various smart things.

Remote Encounters
April 11-12 in Cardiff
The event aims to explore the use of networks as a means to enhance or create a wide variety of performance arts and asks: How do networks as a site for performance provide opportunities for us as artists and performers? and How can we remotely collaborate, merge geographically separate places and times, reconfigure the space of performance and the relationship between artist and audience?

M2M World Congress
April 25-26 in London
M2M World Congress 2013 is the world’s leading m2m conference & m2m summit focusing on m2m applications, hardware and solutions for automotive, healthcare, asset and fleet management, manufacturing, security, retail point of sales, smart grid, nfc, smart cities, smart homes and smart transport.

April 26 in Chicago, Illinois
Thotcon is a small venue hacking conference based in Chicago IL, USA. This is a non-profit, non-commercial event looking to provide the best conference possible on a very limited budget. It was started as an idea in late 2009, by a group of local hackers who wanted to start a local low cost con. There have been three successful cons in 2010, 2011, and 2012 with tickets selling out well before the conference date. This is a not-for-profit, non-commercial event looking to provide the best conference possible on a very limited budget. Any proceeds from the event are applied toward the next year’s event with hope to be able to put on a better con each year. The event will be limited to 18 talks, 3 workshops and 700 attendees.

Quantified Self Europe
May 12-13 in Amsterdam, Netherlands
Quantified Self Europe 2013 is a conference for users and tool makers interested in self-tracking systems. It will be a “working meeting” for the QS community (70 groups worldwide), where we will gather, inspire, and learn from each other as we share and collaborate on self-tracking projects. We will also explore the potential effects of self-tracking on ourselves and society.

Secure 360
May 13-16 in St. Paul, Minnesota
Secure360 is the premier educational conference in the Upper Midwest for the information risk management and security industry.

Connected World Conference 
June 7-13 in Santa Clara, California 
Stakeholders in today’s high-tech community are successful, intelligent, and engaged. These individuals are looking to be part of a community that helps foster new ideas around connectivity and collaboration. Annually, this community gathers at the Connected World Conference, the only event dedicated exclusively to M2M and connected devices. The Connected World Conference brings together technology-driven professionals, tech-minded consumers, and upwardly mobile entrepreneurs, all around the idea of either creating or consuming the latest emerging devices and technologies.

Which events will you be attending this year? And, what events would you like to see on this list? Let us know in the comments section below or on Twitter.