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Face to Face Meeting

Date: January 31, 2012

Time: 9:00 - 17:00 (UK time)

Location: IBM Hursley

The linked PDF File:Visiting IBM Hursley.pdf contains lots of good info for anyone visiting IBM Hursley

Google Map showing location of suggested hotels and restaurants, as well as IBM

NOTE: A dinner is being planned for the evening of January 30th, see below.


NOTE: Attendence is open to individuals that are members of the M2M Industry Working Group and invited guests.


  1. Mike Milinkovich, Eclipse Foundation, @mmilinkov
  2. Ian Skerrett, Eclipse Foundation, @ianskerrett
  3. Benjamin Cabé, Sierra Wireless, @kartben
  4. Gaétan Morice, Sierra Wireless, @gmorice
  5. Brian Anderson, Sierra Wireless
  6. Andy Piper, IBM, @andypiper @mqttorg
  7. Dave Locke, IBM, @davejlocke
  8. Peter Niblett, IBM
  9. Ian Craggs, IBM, @icraggs
  10. Nick O'Leary, IBM, @knolleary
  11. Andy Stanford-Clark, IBM, @andysc (pm only)
  12. Arlen Nipper, Eurotech, @EurotechFan
  13. Robert Andres, Eurotech
  14. Marco Carrer, Eurotech


  1. Roger Light,, @ralight
  2. Jens Wiegand, Wind River
  3. Paul Bellamy, Pachube, @pachube
  4. Kai Hudalla, Bosch
  5. Stefan Ferber, Bosch
  6. Nick Humfrey, MQTT community, @njh


  • Gerry Reilly, IBM (Director, WebSphere Messaging and Integration)
  • Mark Bunday, IBM (Briefing Consultant)

By phone

  • Scott de Deugd, IBM

Agenda and Slides Used

Here's a link to the IWG Charter as context for the group

8:30 - 9:00 Arrival, Coffee and Light Breakfast

0900 - 10:15

  • Introduction / Welcome to Hursley (Gerry)
  • Company Introductions (15 minutes each)

10:15-10:30 Coffee Break


  • Detailed discussions and review of [M2M Roadmap] (Benjamin, Scott) (slides)
    • Project plan for M2M IWG for next 12-18 months

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch

  • (between 12.30/1.30) tour of the Emerging Technologies lab (IBM ETS team)

13:30 - 14:15

  • Review of Koneki plans (Benjamin) (slides)

14:15 - 15:00

  • Review of Paho plans (Arlen, Scott) ( slides)

15:00- 15:15 Break

15:15 - 15:30

  • Mosquitto Overview (Roger)

15:30 - 15:45 Developer Sandbox

15:45 - 16:30 Community Outreach and Marketing

  • Community and Marketing for M2M IWG (Ian)

16:30 - 1700 Wrap-up and Next Steps

Key Action Items from Meeting

  1. Need to work on describing the anatomy of an M2M application - Marco, Benjamin and (maybe) Kai to lead
  2. Begin work on a meta-model definition of an M2M application - Benjamin to distribute a strawman proposal
  3. Continue to work on a presentation that describes the M2M IWG vision - Brian, Robert and Ian
  4. Begin work on a developer portal/web site - Andy
  5. Start-up a developer sandbox for Paho - Roger and Ian

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