CES Unveiled Paris

Executive Forum on Innovation logoCES Unveiled Paris expanded to a full-day event that included an exhibits area and debuted the Executive Forum on Innovation.

In collaboration with the Connecting Leaders Club, the Executive Forum on Innovation was a conference program aimed at business leaders and government officials. The programming focused on emerging technology and trends. The Executive Forum on Innovation featured 25 Industry experts and thought leaders who shared insights on emerging technologies and trends, public and private partnerships, mobility and artificial intelligence (AI).

The exhibit area highlighted 76 top tech companies from France and surrounding countries who displayed their latest innovations.


CES Unveiled Paris Schedule


Registration Opens

09:00 – 10:00

Invite-Only Breakfast

Hall 7.3, Room E03

10:10 – 10:20

Opening Remarks

Hall 7.3, Room N02


Valérie Pécresse, President of the Paris Region
Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™

10:20 – 11:20

Private and Public Partnerships: How to Foster Innovation

Hall 7.3, Room N02

Regional executives and government leaders discuss winning models for creating business environments that promote innovation. 

Moderated By

Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Technology Association


Valérie Pécresse, President of the Paris Region


Christophe Béchu, Mayor of Angers, President of Angers Loire Métropole, Ambassador Angers French Tech
Guillaume Borie, Chief Innovation Officer, Axa
Pascal Cagni, Ambassador for International Investment, Chairman of the Board, Business France
Katya Lainé, Member of the Board at Syntec Numérique, Co-president of its Innovation & Technologies Committee and Co-Founder & CEO, Kwalys
Constance Le Grip, French Member of Parliament, co-author of the report "the European digital market"

11:20 – 11:30

Q & A

Hall 7.3, Room N02

11:30 – 12:30

AI and Data: How to Conciliate Innovation and Security

Hall 7.3, Room N02

The marriage of Data and AI creates endless opportunities for business. It also creates the necessity for companies to be transparent in their business practices and diligent in securing the information they store and use.


Valérie Hoffenberg, President and Founder, Connecting Leaders Club

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, President, CNIL
Jean-Noël de Galzain, CEO, WALLIX Group and President of Hexatrust
Suju Rajan, Senior Vice President, Criteo and head of the Criteo AI Lab
Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Technology Association
Laurent Stéfani, Managing Director, Artificial Intelligence, Accenture Technology

12:30 – 14:00

Program Break

14:00 – 15:00

CES 2019 Preview & Trends in Technology

Hall 7.3, Room N02

Hear from CTA executives and understand new industry trends and developments to be seen at CES 2019.


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

15:00 – 19:00

Tabletop Exhibition and Networking Reception

Hall 7.3, Room N01

See the latest technologies from nearly 80 companies. Both established brands and budding startups will showcase innovations across wearables, AI, robotics, health and fitness and more.

15:00 – 15:45

Emerging Technology Panel

Artificial Intelligence

Hall 7.3, Room N02

AI is the latest buzzword. Understand how AI is being used in the market and how it will transform everything from healthcare to transportation.


Steve Koenig, VP, Market Research, CTA


Antoine Blondeau, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Alpha Intelligence Capital
Eric Haddad, Managing Director, Google Cloud France and Head of Digital Workplace, EMEA
Omer Keilaf, CEO, Innoviz Technologies
Polly Sumner, Chief Adoption Officer, Salesforce
Mikhail Zaslavskiy, Head of Research, Owkin

15:45 – 16:45

Emerging Technology Panel

Advancements in Mobility

Hall 7.3, Room N02

New networks transfer data and information faster than ever before.  Learn how mobility is transforming the way we will live, work and play. 


Karen Chupka, EVP, CES, Consumer Technology Association


Pierre-Olivier Desmurs, Managing Director, Mobility & Transport, Accenture
Clément Eulry, Director, Automotive and Mobility, Google France
Anne Marie Idrac, Former minister & Senior Head of the National Strategy for the Development of autonomous vehicles
Patrick Koller, CEO, Faurecia
Frédéric Mazzella, Founder & President, Blablacar
Christophe Périllat, Chief Operating Officer, Valeo

16:45 – 16:50

Closing Remarks

Hall 7.3, Room N02 


Karen Chupka, EVP, CES, Consumer Technology Association

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