CES Unveiled in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Thursday, October 14, 2021 |  9:30-16:30*
RAI Amsterdam

Registration Hours: 08:00 - 16:00

CES Unveiled is a full-day technology event that features an informative and thought-provoking conferences program. Industry experts and thought leaders will share insights in key areas such as sustainability, agritech, resilience, climate change and more.

The event concludes with a four-hour Exhibition and Networking Experience. Attendees and media can tour the exhibit floor and witness the latest game-changing technologies.

Conference programming is open to all registered media, attendees and exhibitors.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14  |  9:30 - 16:30

All times are in Central European Time (CET).

9:30 – 9:50

Welcome & Opening Remarks

CES 2022 Preview

  • Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, CTA
  • Karen Chupka, EVP, CES
  • Stef Blok, Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy of The Netherlands
  • Marja Verloop, Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy

9:50 – 10:15

Tech for a Responsible Future: Startups Leading the Way

  • Constantijn van Oranje, Special Envoy,
  • Karthik Mahadevan, CEO, Envision
  • Sandra van Beest, Founder and CEO, The Social Handshake 
  • Johan Pieter Verwey, Co-founder and CFO, Nostics

10:15 – 11:00

Driving Sustainable Tech Innovation 

  • Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, CTA
  • Eva Gouwens, CEO, Fairphone
  • Robert Metzke, Global Head Sustainability, Philips

11:00 – 11:15


11:15 – 11:40

Consumer Tech: Defining the New Normal

  • Steve Koenig, VP, Market Research, CTA

11:40 – 12:20

Innovating the Food Chain

  • Lieke Lamb, CEO Future Expertise Center, Executive Boardmember Women In Tech NL
  • Robbert Mica, co-founder & Head of Marketing, VanderSat 
  • Michiel Muller, Co-founder, Picnic

12:20 – 12:30

Closing Remarks and Audience Q&A

  • Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, CTA
  • Karen Chupka, EVP, CES
  • Steve Koenig, VP, Market Research, CTA

12:30 –  16:30

Exhibition and Networking Experience

*Schedule subject to change.

Your Health and Safety is Important to Us
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® will continue to review the coronavirus safety recommendations and guidelines issued by the Netherlands and the European Union. CTA will adapt CES Unveiled plans accordingly and share updates with its audiences.