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.
February 16-18, 2015
Austin, TexasSmart 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.
April 28-30, 2015
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.