SuperSessions

The SuperSessions featured emerging companies and senior executives on a premier stage, sharing experiences and predictions for the upcoming year.


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Stoked About 5G

presented by Ericsson

10:15-11:15 AM January 5
LVCC, North Hall, N257

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What can you possibly do with a network that hits 26 Gigabytes per second? Join this moderated session to meet the best thinkers from network technology, media, and large industry. Learn about their intentions to capitalize on 5G, the network that reacts faster than the human brain, and how it can serve millions more people using less energy.

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What can you possibly do with a network that hits 26 Gigabytes per second? Join this moderated session to meet the best thinkers from network technology, media, and large industry. Learn about their intentions to capitalize on 5G, the network that reacts faster than the human brain, and how it can serve millions more people using less energy.

Moderator Ina Fried, Senior Editor, Mobile, ReCode

Speaker Hanno Basse, Chief Technology Officer, Twentieth Century Fox

Speaker Alex Choi, CTO, EVP and Head of Corporate R&D Center, SK Telecom

Speaker Fathi El-Dwaik, Vice President Information and Communication Electronics, BMW Group

Speaker Ulf Ewaldsson, SVP, Chief Technology Officer, Ericsson

Insights with the FTC

presented by Consumer Technology Association

11:30 AM-12 PM January 5
LVCC, North Hall, N257

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CTA President and CEO Gary Shapiro joins FTC Chairwoman Ramirez for a candid conversation about the enormous and exciting challenges she faces as her agency navigates the rapidly changing technological landscape.

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CTA President and CEO Gary Shapiro joins FTC Chairwoman Ramirez for a candid conversation about the enormous and exciting challenges she faces as her agency navigates the rapidly changing technological landscape.

Moderator Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, CTA

Speaker Edith Ramirez, Chairwoman, Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

The Challenges Facing an Artificially Intelligent World

presented by Techonomy

1-2 PM January 5
LVCC, North Hall, N257

Add to Calendar 01-05-2017 01:00:00 PM 01-05-2017 02:00:00 PM The Challenges Facing an Artificially Intelligent World

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Humans, machines and the network are evolving together, forming an ecosystem that responds, adapts and adjusts to our every move. The promise of an interconnected, intelligent world, stitched together with IoT, monitored and controlled by Artificial Intelligence. The impact on business models, the workforce and our nation will be vast.

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Humans, machines and the network are evolving together, forming an ecosystem that responds, adapts and adjusts to our every move. The promise of an interconnected, intelligent world, stitched together with IoT, monitored and controlled by Artificial Intelligence. The impact on business models, the workforce and our nation will be vast.

Moderator David Kirkpatrick, CEO, Techonomy

Speaker Paul Daugherty, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Accenture

Speaker Dr. Vivienne Ming, Cofounder & Executive Chair, Socos

Speaker Chris O'Connor, GM Watson IoT, IBM

Speaker Jeroen Tas, CEO Connected Care and Health Informatics, Philips, Philips

Next Big Thing: Smarter Homes for Everyone

presented by CNET

3:30-4:30 PM January 5
LVCC, North Hall, N257

Add to Calendar 01-05-2017 03:30:00 PM 01-05-2017 04:30:00 PM Next Big Thing: Smarter Homes for Everyone

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Smart thermostats, locks, and speakers have taken the smart home concept mainstream. But the seamless connected home still isn’t here. From urban apartments to country mansions and smart cities, we’ll discuss the technology that sits at the center of it all. Find out what the domestic digital future will bring.

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Smart thermostats, locks, and speakers have taken the smart home concept mainstream. But the seamless connected home still isn’t here. From urban apartments to country mansions and smart cities, we’ll discuss the technology that sits at the center of it all. Find out what the domestic digital future will bring.

Moderator Lindsey Turrentine, Vice President and Editor-in-Chief, CNET

Speaker Carly Chaikin, Actress, Mr. Robot

Speaker Rishi Chandra, VP, Product Management, Google Home

Speaker Mike George, Vice President, Amazon Alexa and Appstore, Amazon

Speaker Alex Hawkinson, Founder & CEO, SmartThings

Speaker Jason Johnson, CEO, August Home Inc

Powering the Sharing Economy to Transform Lives

presented by Internet of Things World

9-10 AM January 6
LVCC, North Hall, N257

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Bringing together the most innovative companies and leaders in the vibrant sharing economy space, this panel will look at the Sharing Economy phenomenon and examine how to maximize the opportunity.  Are cities embracing this opportunity? How can big businesses benefit? How to successfully collaborate to drive true value. What’s next?

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Bringing together the most innovative companies and leaders in the vibrant sharing economy space, this panel will look at the Sharing Economy phenomenon and examine how to maximize the opportunity.  Are cities embracing this opportunity? How can big businesses benefit? How to successfully collaborate to drive true value. What’s next?

Moderator Mike Sapien, VP US Research & Principal Analyst, Ovum

Speaker Adrian Albus, Director of Business Innovation and Strategy, Zipcar

Speaker Annabel Chang, Director of Public Policy, Lyft

Speaker Xin Wei Ngiam, Director, Strategy, Grab

Speaker Dominie Roberts, Portfolio Manager, KNect365

Speaker Karen Tay, Smart Nation Director (North America), Prime Minister's Office of Singapore

Speaker Gavin Whitechurch, Founder, Internet of Things World, Informa

Self-Driving Cars: New Rules of the Road

presented by Consumer Technology Association

10:15-11:15 AM January 6
LVCC, North Hall, N257

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Self-driving cars need a roadmap of their own to succeed in what’s been, until now, uncharted territory. Learn how automobile companies, hardware and software developers are working together to bring these vehicles to market, and what steps are needed to ensure consumer safety and confidence in a formerly futuristic technology.

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Self-driving cars need a roadmap of their own to succeed in what’s been, until now, uncharted territory. Learn how automobile companies, hardware and software developers are working together to bring these vehicles to market, and what steps are needed to ensure consumer safety and confidence in a formerly futuristic technology.

Moderator Mike Snider, Reporter, USA Today

Speaker John Chen, Executive Chairman & CEO, BlackBerry

Speaker Doug Davis, SVP and General Manager, Automated Driving Group, Intel Corporation

Speaker Dr. Itay Gat, Senior VP Production Programs, Mobileye

The Power of Hidden Figures

presented by IBM

11:30 AM-12:30 PM January 6
LVCC, North Hall, N257

Add to Calendar 01-06-2017 11:30:00 AM 01-06-2017 12:30:00 PM The Power of Hidden Figures

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A panel on diverse role models within STEM brought to you by IBM, hosted by Soledad O'Brien and featuring special guests from the highly anticipated Twentieth Century Fox film Hidden Figures, in theaters nationwide January 6.  

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A panel on diverse role models within STEM brought to you by IBM, hosted by Soledad O'Brien and featuring special guests from the highly anticipated Twentieth Century Fox film Hidden Figures, in theaters nationwide January 6.  

Moderator Soledad O'Brien, Journalist, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Starfish Media Group

Speaker Rashid Ferrod Davis, Founding Principal, P-TECH, New York City Department of Education

Speaker Elizabeth Gabler, President, Fox 2000 Pictures, 20th Century Fox

Speaker Leah Gilliam, VP of Education, Strategy & Innovation, Girls Who Code

Speaker Lindsay-Rae McIntyre, Chief Diversity Officer , IBM

Speaker Theodore Melfi, Director, 20th Century Fox's Hidden Figures

Speaker Octavia Spencer, Actor, 20th Century Fox's Hidden Figures

Speaker Kristen Summers, Technical Delivery Lead - Watson Public Sector, IBM

Opportunities for the Global Innovation Economy

presented by Consumer Technology Association

1-2 PM January 6
LVCC, North Hall, N257

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From groundbreaking startups to blue chip multinationals, companies face country-by-country challenges in attracting talent, launching new products and services, building a customer base, and addressing government regulation. Learn how companies are leveraging their power to build great global brands.

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From groundbreaking startups to blue chip multinationals, companies face country-by-country challenges in attracting talent, launching new products and services, building a customer base, and addressing government regulation. Learn how companies are leveraging their power to build great global brands.

Moderator Alan Murray, Chief Content Officer, Time Inc.

Speaker Mark Fields, President and CEO, Ford Motor Co.

Speaker Brian Krzanich, CEO, Intel Corp.

Speaker Mike McNamara, CEO, Flex