Industry Events

In this section you'll find information about UPnP-specific events, as well as industry events of interest to UPnP Forum members.

UPnP Forum holds regular Forum Summits where members share information and conduct Forum business. In addition, quarterly Forum-wide Plugfests test interoperability of Devices.

  • Smart Energy Summit 2015

    February 16-18, 2015
    Austin, Texas

    Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer examines the expanding market for energy solutions and home controls and its impact on utilities, service providers, retailers, manufacturers, and consumers. At this annual conference, Parks Associates analysts, media, and industry leaders evaluate new partnerships, strategies for consumer engagement, and deployment plans for energy and management solutions in the connected home. The summit agenda features executives representing utilities, telecom and security companies, retailers, and OEMs presenting on the state of the market and the emerging consumer and business opportunities.
  • IoT Global Innovation Forum

    April 21-22, 2015
    Dallas, TX


    The IoT Global Innovation Forum 2015 brings together leading technology innovators, business strategists and developers from around the world for two days of focused networking and information sharing at the IoT cutting edge. Expert speakers will discuss the latest applications for traditional commercial processes as well as new business models and opportunities within the emerging Internet of Things ecosphere.

  • Legal and Business Forum on the Internet of Things

    April 23 - 24, 2015
    San Francisco, CA


    American Conference Institute’s inaugural Legal and Business Forum on the Internet of Things provides in-depth analysis on developing practical strategies to overcome the barriers to entering the market of connected things.
    Leading attorneys and senior business executives will pinpoint the biggest vulnerabilities while also helping you understand where you can find opportunities for economic growth. The esteemed leaders of the Internet of Things will help you create sound business and legal policies

  • TV Connect 2015

    April 28-30, 2015
    ExCel, London

    UPnP Forum Vice President, Wouter van der Beek, is speaking at TV Connect 2015 on April 29 in a panel discussion titled "Industry Wide Cohesive Smart Home Standardisation: Can it be done?"
    TV Connect London is the world’s leading event in connected entertainment. The event will bring together leading service providers from across the globe to meet, network and discuss the future of connected TV entertainment.

  • Internet of Things World

    May 12-13, 2015
    San Francisco, California


    Internet of Things World 2015 is the world’s largest and most comprehensive IoT event with over 4,000 attendees, 250+ industry thought leaders and 150+ exhibitors. With a focus this year on monetizing the IoT revolution through bringing together ecosystem-wide attendees, stakeholders and investors, Internet of Things World provides a unique opportunity to meet key players within the marketplace.


    With a comprehensive conference agenda covering everything from manufacturing to smart cities, connected cars, consumer wearables and fitness, healthcare, energy and utilities, beacons and smart homes, Internet of Things World 2015 boasts the most comprehensive IoT agenda in the marketplace.


    For more information about the show or to register for a pass that suits your needs, visit

  • IoT Nexus: Interoperability

    June 17-18, 2015
    San Francisco, California


    IoT Nexus: Interoperability is the only industry event focused on the issue of interoperability and horizontal fragmentation in the Internet of Things. The event will ask the hard questions as to why interoperability hasn’t happened, who needs to work together and what the impact on the industry is going to be and will unite both commercial and technical players to create the roadmap to the next phase of the Internet of Things.

UPnP+ Training Webinar

IoT Global Innovation Forum

Internet of Things World

IoT Nexus: Interoperability