Kids@Play and FamilyTech Summit

presented by Living in Digital Times

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The Kids@Play Summit reimagines the next generation’s reality from toy box to backpack with AR/VR, robotics and IoT toys and games. FamilyTech helps parents and kids find balance by redefining their relationships with the tech they use to keep connected, safe and engaged in the smart home and elsewhere.

Top Three Topics:

  • The changing business of play and learning: Future-ready kids
  • Mobile Natives: Entertaining and parenting
  • Taking back your time with tech

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8:45-11:15 AM January 10

Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

In raising a tech-savvy next generation, we need a keen understanding of play and learning. Play experts and EdTech giants collaborate to shape future-ready kids.

  • 8:45-8:50 AM Welcome to the Human Touch of Tech: Kids and Family of Today
  • 8:50-9:35 AM Is Play the Secret Sauce?
  • 9:35-9:45 AM Tech and Individualized Instruction: Empowering Early Literacy
  • 9:45-10:15 AM Is STEM A Four Letter Word?
  • 10:15-10:45 AM Everyday Learning: EDTech Times Perspective
  • 10:45-11:15 AM Revolutionizing Youth Sports Training with Wearables

11:30 AM-12:30 PM January 10

Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Immersive, personalized worlds are providing new dimensions of creativity for kids. Coding, maker products and other new technologies can engage kids and further connect them to one another.

  • 11:30-11:45 AM Making Confident Explorers of the Online World
  • 11:45 AM-12:30 PM Tech & Toys: The Toy Industry Looks Ahead
  • 12:05 PM-12:15 PM Future of Play:  Creating a Kid-friendly VR/AR Ecosystem
  • 12:15 PM-12:30 PM Kids, Parents and Tech: Lessons from Messenger Kids

1-3:15 PM January 10

Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Cloud and mobile natives are dominating the web. Between Finstagrams, emojis, fake news, and streaming services, “the Youth” can almost seem a different species. We explore the most fascinating GenZ trends, from the inspired to the weird.

  • 1-1:20 PM The State of Digital Kids
  • 1:20-1:40 PM Digital Games for the Benefit of Society
  • 1:40-2 PM Cross Platform Domination
  • 2:15-2:45 PM Ordinary Homes Become Smart: Minimize Pain/Maximize Gain
  • 2:45-3 PM Setting Digital Ground Rules for the Family
  • 3-3:15 PM Family’s Changing Media & Play world

3:30-5 PM January 10

Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Carving out “me” time or shared experiences — we use tech tools in the car, on the wrist, and in the home to stay connected and balanced. In a high-tech world, family still matters most.

  • 3:30-4:15 PM The Real You
  • 4:15-4:30 PM Loving + Learning with Robots
  • 4:30-5 PM Using Tech to Better Bond with Baby

5:30-7 PM January 10

Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Join Living in Digital Times and Children’s Technology Review as we present the 9th annual awards for the best of kids’ tech and media. Reception is by invitation-only. Interested attendees should contact and press inquiries directed to