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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. Jean-Yves Reynaud, 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. Ben Pirt, Pachube, @bjpirt
  4. Kai Hudalla, Bosch
  5. Stefan Ferber, Bosch
  6. Ken Boak, Nanode, @monsonite
  7. Nick Humfrey, MQTT community, @njh


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

Invited Guests / Awaiting Confirmation

  • Scott de Deugd, IBM


Symbol comment vote.png Do we want to start any earlier than 9am for light breakfast and coffee etc? or start at 9?

NB need to add a couple of breaks and lunch ~~andyp

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

0900 ?

  • Breakfast available
  • Introduction / Welcome to Hursley (Gerry)
  • Company Introductions (15 minutes each)
    • Eurotech
    • IBM
    • Sierra Wireless
    • Bosch
  • Detailed discussions and review of [M2M Roadmap] (Benjamin, Scott)
    • Project plan for M2M IWG for next 12-18 months
  • (between 12.30/1.30) tour of the Emerging Technologies lab (IBM ETS team)
  • Review of Koneki plans (Benjamin)
  • Review of Paho plans (Arlen, Scott)
  • Mosquitto Overview (Roger)
  • Community and Marketing for M2M IWG (Ian)

1700 Close and departures

Suggested Hotel

Mercure Winchester Wessex Hotel

Group Dinner Jan 30th

Those staying in Winchester overnight on Monday Jan 30th may wish to have dinner together.

Depending on the size of the group, there are a few options, most within easy walking distance of the hotel, all marked on the Google Map.

Those listed may be able to accommodate the expected ~15 people.

In all cases, booking is highly recommended. Ian Skerrett will coordinate numbers.

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