State of the Connected Home 2019 Report Launch

We are exhilarated to be publishing The State of the Connected Home Report for a third year in row!

Join us for the launch of our annual report, which will be is looking at the current consumer understanding of the connected home market. Developed in partnership with market research firm, GfK, it explores the appeal and ownership of different categories of devices and makes recommendations to encourage further adoption in the UK. The research covers knowledge and understanding of categories and ownership of connected home products and services and main barriers to adoption.

Industry experts will discuss the latest trends alongside GfK, techUK, and our Connected Home Working Group Chair Jay Chinnadorai. 

The report launch will be an engaging interaction and exploration of the sector as a whole and what can industry, together with techUK, do to promote and encourage a value proposition for consumers, working alongside government on privacy and security. You can check out our State of the Connected Home 2018 report.

Join us for an intriguing session of the Connected Home Market and a parallel demo session. 

14:00 - Registrations

14:30 - Welcome -  Teodora Kaneva, Programme Manager SmarterUK, techUK

14:35 – Background & context - Jay Chinnadorai, Chair Connected Home Working Group

14:45 – Summary of 2019 techUK State of the Connected Report, Trevor Godman, Key Account Director, GfK 

Plus Q&A on the key findings 

15:30 - Panel Discussion – Are we finally at the tipping point – value in the overall Connected Home Ecosystem?

Moderator: Jay Chinnadorai, Chair Connected Home Working Group

Rod Slater, Head of Smart Technology and IoT, Exertis

Phil Steele, Future Technology Evangelist, Octopus Energy

Rajni Nair, Senior Policy Researcher, Citizens Advice

Elvin Nagamootoo, Global Head of Product,  Centrica Hive

16:30 - Q&A 

17:15 - Demos and Networking 

If you have any questions please do contact Rachel Holmes. 

  • Rachel Holmes

    Rachel Holmes

    Programme Assistant | SmarterUK and BSG
    T 020 7331 2000
  • Teodora Kaneva

    Teodora Kaneva

    Programme Manager | SmarterUK
    T 020 7331 2016

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