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The worldwide installed based of internet of things devices (IoT) is expected to soar to 106 billion units in 2030, rising by nearly a factor of four from 28 billion in 2020, according to Omdia. 

The influence of the IoT has now expanded to impact virtually every field and every market, from automotive, to industrial, to consumer. Because of its massive size and rapid growth, the IoT is playing a central role in technology supply chains, influencing diverse markets including electronic components, artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud computing. 

To help the media and the marketplace keep up with the latest trends, Omdia is serving as the official research partner for IoT World 2020, the world’s largest IoT event with over 12,500 attendees.  

Held in April in San Jose, California, the event will cover a wide range of topics, including AI, 5G, the industrial IoT, smart cities, security, edge computing and smart buildings and construction. Other areas of coverage will include healthcare, energy and agriculture, connected and autonomous cars and supply chain and fleet management. 

Prominent speakers at the event will feature: 

Manohar Paluri, Facebook AI director  
Ralph Dimenna, senior vice president at Michelin  
Emily Yates, smart cities director of the city of Philadelphia  

Omdia experts speaking at the event will include: 

Mark Beccue, principal analyst  
Stephen Bell, senior analyst 
John Canali, principal senior analyst, IoT 
Liz Cruz, associate director, IoT & smart cities 
David Green, research manager, wireless power and smart utilities infrastructure 
Tanner Johnson, senior cybersecurity analyst 
Sam Lucero, associate director, IoT 
Alexandra Rehak, practice leader, IoT 
Alex West, principal analyst, smart manufacturing & industrial communications 

Please see the full agenda for the event here

The IoT World 2020 will be held April 6 - 9, 2020 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.