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Augmented reality is coming to the masses. How will it be integrated into everyday life? Tech is driving innovation and streamlining delivery of new devices. Find out what TV will look like in 2020. Get the update on tech, travel and hospitality, startups to watch in 2018 and retail technology.

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  • Augmented reality coming to consumers’ everyday lives. Virtual reality, its potential, and why companies are investing
  • Customer experience and innovation
  • Startup spotlight. Who to watch in 2018

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9-10 AM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N261

Companies are making ambitious efforts to bring augmented reality to the masses. Hear what is on the horizon for this game-changing technology and how AR will soon become part of the consumer’s every-day life.

Moderator
Avi Greengart
Research Director, Consumer Platforms & Devices,
GlobalData

Speaker
Mike Festa
Director of Wayfair Next,
Wayfair

Speaker
Sujeeth Kanuganti
Co-Founder and CTO,
AIRA

Speaker
Vitaly Ponomarev
CEO and Founder,
WayRay

10:15-11:15 AM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N261

Entertainment, education, healthcare, tourism, and automotive and even space travel are just a few of the industries tapping into VR’s potential. Discover how this technology is being used, what’s in the near future and why companies are investing in VR.

Moderator
Hugh Langley
US Editor,
Wareable

Speaker
Ryan DeLuca
CEO,
Black Box VR

Speaker
Julian Eggebrecht
Vice President, Technology,
Hulu

Speaker
Rikard Steiber
President Viveport and SVP of Virtual Reality,
HTC

11:30 AM-12:30 PM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N261

4K Ultra High Definition TV sales are expected to exceed 16.7 million units in 2017. How will manufacturers and the content community continue to innovate and drive sales? One new development is Next Gen TV (ATSC 3.0) that enables both broadcast and broadband.

Moderator
Michael Heiss
Contributing Editor,
Residential Systems

Speaker
Tim Alessi
Director - New Product Development,
LG Electronics

Speaker
Kevin Cahill
Head of Product Marketing,
Hisense

Speaker
John Penney
EVP, Strategic Partnerships,
Twentieth Century Fox

Speaker
Dan Schinasi
Director, Product Planning - Consumer Electronics,
Samsung

1-2 PM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N261

Travelers are tech-savvy and they’re demanding more technology on the road. The travel industry has stepped up its game with mobile check-in and keyless entry to full personalized experiences and collaborative robots. The travel/hospitality tech revolution is here. 

Moderator
Arnie Weissmann
Editor-in-Chief,
Travel Weekly

Speaker
Dawn Callahan
Chief Marketing Officer,
Boingo Wireless

Speaker
Dr. Tessa Lau
CTO and Chief Robot Whisperer,
Savioke

Speaker
Ravi Simhambhatla
Vice President Commercial Technology,
United Airlines

2:15-3:15 PM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N261

Retailers continue to embrace technology and innovations to meet customer needs. New industries are using tech to drive innovation. This session showcases tech transformations and  valuable insights on creating seamless and engaging customer experiences while leveraging new devices and platforms.

Moderator
Brian Kelly
Editor and Chief Content Officer,
U.S. News & World Report

Speaker
Joe Corr
Executive Creative Technology Director,
CP+B

Speaker
Patrick Kelly
AVP, Emerging Technologies,
USAA

Speaker
David Marine
Senior Vice President of Marketing,
Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC

Speaker
Brooks Tobey
Head of Technology Strategy & Business Operations,
Turner

3:30-4:30 PM January 10

LVCC, North Hall, N261

Who are the most intriguing tech newcomers in 2018? Tech journalists and VCs highlight the most innovative startups at CES 2018’s Eureka Park. Learn how these unique products and technologies were conceived and why they may be trendsetters in 2018.

Presenter
Gregory Borchardt
Co-Founder & Managing Partner,
Caerus Ventures

Presenter
Jason Costa
Entrepreneur-in-Residence,
GGV Capital

Moderator
Hejuan Zhao
CEO,
TMTPost

Speaker
John Vaskis
VP of Hardware, Technology & Design Sales,
Indiegogo

11:30 AM-12:30 PM January 11

LVCC, North Hall, N261

The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers leading scientists and engineers are hosting the IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, a CES partner event. These experts will review disruptive and emerging technologies in video, audio, computing, gaming, communications and more.

Moderator
Stuart Lipoff
President,
IP Action Partners Inc

Speaker
Tom Coughlin
President,
Coughlin Associates

Speaker
Saraju Mohanty
Professor,
University of North Texas

Speaker
Vinayak Tanksale
Computer Science Faculty & Chief Software Architect of ARI,
Ball State University

1-2 PM January 11

LVCC, North Hall, N261

The gaming industry has seen explosive growth in recent years and shows no signs of slowing down.  Experts will examine how the intersection of gaming and technology has given rise to some of today’s hottest trends, including wearables, mobile and cloud gaming.  The impact of online influencers will also be addressed.

Moderator
Jessica Conditt
Senior Reporter,
Engadget

Speaker
Frank Azor
VP and GM, Alienware, Dell Gaming and XPS,
Dell

Speaker
Anthony Danzi
SVP Client Strategy,
Twitch

Speaker
Gio Hunt
EVP & Executive Producer, Platform Technology & Experiences,
Blizzard Entertainment

Speaker
Jade Raymond
SVP and Group GM of Motive and PopCap Vancouver Studios,
Electronic Arts



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