The call for speakers for the fifth ConnectivityWeek—to be held May 24-27 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.—will remain open until Friday, March 12.

Focused on how smart, connected devices and systems will shape the future, ConnectivityWeek is made up of a number of events dedicated to vertical markets, technologies, and application strategies. Approximately 250 speakers are anticipated for keynotes, boot-camp and educational sessions, talks, panel discussions, and roundtables.

Speakers are sought in the following subject areas:

• Connectivity innovation—new ideas, technologies, and best practices related to connectivity of smart devices, smart systems, and smart services.

• Smart Grid and related subjects.

• Smart building systems, including middleware, integration, and connectivity infrastructure.

• Smart homes.

• Industrial automation, particularly as it relates to energy management and sustainable manufacturing.

• Green computing, including green data centers, software and hardware developments, and information and communications technology as it relates to renewable energy and sustainability.

• Connected infrastructure, including that of transportation, urban development, emergency management, and data centers.

• Specific technologies.

For information on how to suggest a speaker, go to http://www.ConnectivityWeek.com/2010/speaker/#suggest.

To register to attend ConnectivityWeek, go to http://www.connectivityweek.com/2010/#register.