Past Events

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January 2016

6 – 9 January : CES, Las Vegas

Machina Research analysts, including Jim Morrish, will attend. 


9 January : LoRa Alliance Challenge and Meeting, Las Vegas

Jim will attend the meeting in his capacity as Chair of the judging panel for the LoRa Alliance Challenge.

LoRa Alliance

25 – 28 January : IoT Evolution, Fort Lauderdale

Godfrey Chua and Isabel Chapman will be chairing sessions, with Godfrey confirmed for the 'Analyze This' session on Tuesday 26th January 9.00-10.00.

IoT Evolution

February 2016

3 February : ScotlandIS Technology Event, Edinburgh

Emil Berthelsen will attend

ScotlandIS Technology Event

9 – 11 February : IoT Data Analytics and Visualization, Palo Alto

Emil Berthelsen will chair this event

IoT Data Analytics and Visualization

10 – 11 February : IoT Tech Expo, London

Emil Berthelsen will chair the session on day 2, looking at Industrial IoT.

IoT Tech Expo

22 – 25 February : Mobile World Congress, Barcelona

Machina Research will have 7 analysts attending the showpiece annual event for the mobile industry. This will include various analysts speaking and moderating events. 

Godfrey Chua will moderate the "Securing the Internet of Things" session (Thursday 25th February, 11.00-12.00)

Matt Hatton will moderate the "Connecting the Home" session (Thursday 25th February 14.15-15.15)

Mobile World Congress

March 2016

17 March : Investing in the Industrial Internet, Reston VA

Jim Morrish will present at this Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) event.

IIC Reston Forum

23 – 24 March : Industrial IoT, London

Matt Hatton will chair this event looking at industrial and enterprise IoT.

Industrial IoT

30 – 31 March : IoT Asia, Singapore

Jim Morrish will chair the Industrial IoT track and Alex Chau will speak in one of the other streams. Both Jim and Alex are part of the International Advisory Panel.

IoT Asia

April 2016

7 – 8 April : Connected Security Expo, Las Vegas

Godfrey Chua is part of the Advisory Board and will be presenting on the state of the IoT market and its security challenges

ISC West

12 – 13 April : Smart IoT London

Three Machina Research thought leaders will address Smart IoT London, which is co-located at Cloud Expo Europe and Data Center World at ExCel in London. Aapo Markkanen will talk about connectivity options for IoT, Matt Hatton will cover new emerging concepts in IoT and Emil Berthelsen will address the impact of IoT on enteprrises.

Smart IoT London

13 – 14 April : Internet of Things North America, Chicago

Machina Research analysts will participate in this event, speaking on the topic of Enterprise IoT.

IoT North America

14 April : Cambridge Wireless event 'The Brutal Reality of the Future of Connected Devices'. Cambridge

Emil Bertelsen will present.

Cambridge Wireless

21 April : Geoweb Summit, London

Aapo Markkanen will join a panel on the Internet of Things

Geoweb Summit


Isabel Chapman will be moderating this webinar which will highlight IoT and M2M case studies that stress ROI and other KPI’s to illustrate the state-of-the art in supply chain management.

Live Webinar

28 April : IoT Slam 2016

Emil Berthelsen will be presenting and joining panels discussing IoT and Data Analytics at the IoT Slam Virtual Conference on April 28th.

Complimentary passes available for Machina Research readers here.

IoT Slam 2016

May 2016

9 – 12 May : TM Forum Live!

Emil Bertelsen will speak and join a panel during the Internet of Everything Live! sessions on 10-11 May.

Internet of Everything Live!

10 – 12 May : IoT World, Santa Clara

Godfrey Chua and Andy Castonguay will chair sessions on smart homes, cities and healthcare.

IoT World

17 – 19 May : IoT Roadshow 2016, Toronto & Montreal

Isabel Chapman will be contirbuting to the event agenda of two Wavefront events in Toronto (May 17) and Montreal (May 19) as a speaker and panelist.

IoT Roadshow 2016

18 – 20 May : LPWAN Conference 2016, Paris

Aapo Markkanen will give the opening keynote, is chairing the second day, and is part of the scientific committee for the event. 

LPWAN Conference 2016

19 May : Webinar - Rumble in the IoT Jungle: Emerging Standards Take On Proprietary Solutions

Matt Hatton will be moderating the fourth webinar in InterDigital’s webinar series, discussing proprietary solutions vs. global standards in IoT. Taking part in the debate are SIGFOX North America President Allen Proithis and Ken Figueredo, founder of More-With-Mobile and expert in oneM2M. 

The webinar will take place at 11.00 Eastern, 16.00 UK, 17.00 Europe. 


Register for the webinar

25 May : Webinar - Enterprise IoT Will Disrupt Your Industry. Are You Ready?

Godfrey Chua and Autodesk Head of IoT, Bryan Kester will explain IIoT developments and the key trends that define the reality of the market today.

Register for the webinar

25 – 26 May : Geo IoT World, Brussels

Emil Berthelsen, Industrial & Enterprise IoT Stream lead here at Machina Research, will be actively involved in the session 'Transforming your business with Geo IoT' as the session chair, keynote speaker and panelist. The session will take place on May 26th at 2pm. 

Geo IoT World

25 – 26 May : Innovation & Technology Summit, London

Jim Morrish will be joining the event, presenting on M2M and IoT trends. 

Innovation & Technology Summit

31 May – 2 June : IoT Week Belgrade

Emil Berthelsen is Program Advisor for the Industrial Stream

IoT Week

June 2016

6 – 9 June : TIA 2016 - Network of the Future, Dallas

Andy Castonguay will be moderating and speaking on the 6th June. 

TIA 2016

7 – 8 June : LPWA: the IoT networks event, Amsterdam

Machina Research is a partner for this event focused specifically on Low Power Wide Area networks. Aapo Markkanen, Machina Research's expert on LPWA will participate. 

LPWA: the IoT networks event

13 – 14 June : IoT Tech Expo, Berlin

Emil Berthelsen will be chairing Day 1 of the Connected Industry track in Berlin as well as moderating various panel discussions within that same track. 

IoT Tech Expo

14 – 15 June : Big Data Toronto 2016

Isabel Chapman will be joining the event as session moderator.

Big Data Toronto

14 – 16 June : IoT Global Innovation Forum, Barcelona

Machina Research is Analyst Partner at this event where Emil Berthelsen will be joining a panel discussion on “Obtaining and Leveraging Value from Big Data Analytics”. 

IoT Global Innovation Forum

15 – 16 June : CONNECTED BRITAIN 2016

Aapo Markkanen will be moderating a panel discussion on cybersecurity in a connected world. 

Connected Britain

21 – 22 June : Future of Wireless International Conference, London

Aapo Markkanen will be joining a Round Table discussion on Wednesday 22nd June.

Future of Wireless International Conference

21 – 22 June : Cloud and DevOps World Forum, London

Emil Berthelsen is Chair for the IoT Data and Analytics event

Cloud and DevOps World Forum

29 June : Venturefest 2016, Oxford

Matt Hatton will be taking part, covering the topic 'What is the Internet of Things and how can we use it?'

Venturefest 2016

29 June – 1 July : Mobile World Congress Shanghai

Jim Morrish will be moderating a discussion on IoT services and case studies while Godfrey Chua will be discussing IoT opportunities in Asia.

Mobile World Congress Shanghai

July 2016


Machina Research is an Analyst Partner, with Godfrey Chua, Andy Castonguay and Isabel Chapman attending the event. 

IoT Evolution Conference & Expo

August 2016

15 – 19 August : Asia IoT Business Platform, Indonesia & Malaysia

Emil Berthelsen, Industrial & Enterprise IoT Stream lead at Machina Research, will be in Asia the week of August 15 and sharing his expertise at the Asia IoT Business Platform event, both in Indonesia and Malaysia.

At the Indonesia event, 15-16 August, Emil will chair the panel 'IoT: The Heart of Next Social Innovation' on the first day.

At the Malaysia event, 18-19 August, Emil will be presenting on the 'Future of LPWA networks and IoT connectivity' as well as chairing the relevant panel titled 'Key aspects when considering IoTnetwork connectivity'. 

Asia IoT Business Platform

September 2016

1 – 2 September : The IoT SHOW ASIA 2016

Machina Research will be participating as Media Partner at this emerging technology show in Asia. 

The IoT Show Asia 2016

6 – 8 September : IoT India Congress, Bengaluru

Joining the event as Super Keynote Speaker, Jim Morrish will be part of a Masterclass with his co-authors of the Enterprise IoT book, offering his insights on IoT strategy management and project execution.

IoT India Congress

7 – 9 September : CTIA Super Mobility 2016, Las Vegas

Two principal analysts, Andy Castonguay and Isabel Chapman will be attending this event, with Isabel also moderating the session 'Women in IoT'. 

CTIA Super Mobility

13 September : Machina Research Knowledge Forum 2016, London

Machina Research is thrilled to announce its first ever event, designed exclusively for its clients.

The Machina Research Knowledge Forum 2016 will take place at the Royal Geographical Society, London and will give attendees the opportunity to hear from Machina Research analysts on all key trends on the Internet of Things.


Our thought leaders will be covering topics such as:

  • The impact of IoT on enterprises
  • Technology evolution including the impact of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks
  • Trends in IoT software and platforms
  • Security
  • Smart cities
  • The role of CSP in IoT

Machina Research Knowledge Forum

19 – 20 September : Industry of Things World, Berlin

Matt Hatton will chair day 1.

Industry of Things World

19 – 20 September : Enterprise Mobility Exchange, London

Emil Berthelsen will be running a roundtable discussion on IoT on Day two of this event.

Enterprise Mobility Exchange

21 – 22 September : IT & Digital Leaders Dialogue, Marlow

Principal analyst, Emil Berthelsen, will be joining and presenting to IT leaders from local government, healthcare, higher education and public safety, at this event which will focus on the digital transformation roadmap, turning data into actionable business intelligence, achieving IT-business alignment, the opportunity of disruptive innovation and more.

IT & Digital Leaders Dialogue

21 – 22 September : Smart Summit London

Jim Morrish will be sharing his insights at this event, as will principal analyst, Jeremy Green, who will be taking part in the Sustainability panel discussion and moderating the Citizen Engagement panel. 

Smart Summit London

27 – 28 September : Services Innovation World Conference, London

Emil Berthelsen will be chairing and presenting.

Services Innovation World Conference

October 2016

3 – 4 October : Innovation Days, Paris

Jim Morrish, Co-Founder and CRO of Machina Research, will be presenting and moderating the session 'M-Health & IoT: What role in health organizations?'. 

Innovation Days

12 – 13 October : CONNECTED + TORONTO 2016

As Research Partners with Corp Agency and the Connected+ event, Isabel Chapman will joining as session moderator.

Connected +

13 October : Business France IoT Event

Matt Hatton will be presenting an overview of IoT trends and developments in the UK market. 

Business France IoT Event

17 – 20 October : Futurecom 2016, São Paolo

Andy Castonguay will be there to share his expertise both as moderator and speaker.

Futurecom 2016

17 – 19 October : IoT Security Summit, Boston

Principal Analyst, Godfrey Chua, will be delivering a presentation at this event focused on IoT security, privace and blockchain.

IoT Security Summit

18 – 20 October : Broadband World Forum, London

Jeremy Green, Principal Analyst and Smart Cities lead at Machina Research, will be joining a roundtable discussion, to explore what needs to happen to enable Urban IoT Connectivity, practicalities for managing Urban IoT once established, and how it stands to transform society.

Broadband World Forum

20 – 21 October : IoT Tech Expo, North America, Santa Clara

As Research Partners to the event, Jim Morrish will be chairing the Connected Industry stream as well as moderating the keynote panel 'Building new business opportunities with the Industrial Internet of Things'. 

IoT Tech Expo North America


Isabel Chapman will be joining a panel discussion on the 'Internet of Things'.

Geoweb Summit

November 2016

1 – 2 November : GSMA Mobility Live, North America

At this event focusing on the dynamics of the connected world, Andy Castonguay will be moderating the Smart City panel.

GSMA Mobility Live

1 – 2 November : LPWA Americas, Dallas

Godfrey Chua will be chairing Day 2 of this event, and moderating the panel 'How will public and private networks co-exist?'. 

LPWA Americas

8 – 9 November : Intelligent Cities Summit, Toronto

Isabel Chapman will be chairing Day 2 of this event.

Intelligent Cities Summit


Machina Research is Partner at this event and who better to join the event and share his insights on the evolving LPWA than Jim Morrish, the expert credited for adding the term 'LPWA' to the lexicon.


9 – 10 November : IoT Summit Chicago

Emil Berthelsen will be delivering a Keynote presentation on 'The Changing Role of the Enterprise Driving IoT' on Day 1 of the event. 

IoT Summit Chicago

13 – 15 November : IoT6 xChange Summit, San Antonio

Andy Castonguay will be joining this event as speaker and moderator.

IoT6 xChange

15 – 17 November : LPWA 2016 at European Utility Week, Barcelona

The event brings together smart energy professionals from around the world to share insights on new and improved technology, the changing utility landscape and the multitude of new opportunities for the smart energy industry. Matt Hatton will be chairing Day 1 & 2 of the LPWA event. 

European Utility Week

16 November : WBA Industry Awards 2016, San Jose

Jeremy Green joins the judging panel for two categories at the 2016 WBA Industry Awards - Best Wireless Innovation and Excellence in Social Impact and Best Connected City Deployment. An event aimed at recognizing and encouraging excellence as well as to promoting successful practices and strategies in different aspects of wireless broadband industry performance. The deadline for submissios is 26 September 2016. 

WBA Industry Awards 2016

21 – 22 November : Internet of Things World, Dublin

Machina Research is Partnering with Informa at this event where Matt Hatton and Emil Berthelsen will both be joining as moderators. Matt will be chairing the Center Stage on Monday 21st, covering topics such as monetisation of IoT, launching your IoT product and making your IoT business case. Emil, as Machina Research's Enterprise IoT stream lead and expert on Big Data, data analytics, M2M and IoT Platforms, will be chairing the IoT Data and Analytics stream at this 2 day event. 


Internet of Things World

24 – 25 November : CIO Dialogue UK, Marlow

Emil Berthelsen is sharing his insights with the CIO crowd on what the IoT opportunities are for them and their organisations. 

CIO Dialogue UK

30 November : M2M/IoT Conference 2016

European Communications and Mobile Europe have teamed up to hold an event for key industry decision makers to discuss the role of telcos in the IoT, and Matt Hatton will be sharing his expertise and insights.

M2M/IoT Conference 2016

December 2016

6 December : IoT Security Foundation, London

Aapo Markkanen will be delivering a presentation on one of the top concerns around IoT and offering an objective “analyst’s view” view on IoT security. 

IoT Security Foundation

6 December : Live Webinar: Open systems within smart cities

Jeremy Green, Principal Analyst at Machina Research joins Philips Lighting to deliver a webinar to discuss why there should be openness and interoperability between vendor platforms in smart cities. 

Live Webinar: Open systems within smart cities

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