Great Minds

The Great Minds series at CES 2023 will feature high-level discussions focused on the ways that technology innovation is helping to solve global challenges as it forges opportunities for individuals worldwide.

Thursday, January 5

10:00 – 10:40 AM

Great Minds Live Stream

Great Minds: How to Build a New Cybersecurity Era

LOCATION LVCC West Level 2 W232

Cybersecurity is a pillar to human security. Speech, elections, money, markets, and more are contingent on the fidelity, trust, and resilience that cybersecurity proffers. However, the threat landscapes to individuals, companies, and governments are only increasing. In this session, we will hear from two of the Great Minds in Cybersecurity. Where are the next unforeseen issues? What do we all need to do to enhance our collective preparedness?

11:50 – 12:10 PM

Great Minds Live Stream

Great Minds: Tech for Good: Providing Relief and Building Longer Tables

LOCATION LVCC West Level 2 W232

In times of humanitarian crisis, food security becomes a major challenge. Hear from world-renowned chef José Andrés as he discusses how new and emerging technologies help his organization World Central Kitchen mobilize quickly to aid communities during disasters – and amplify the stories of good work being done around the globe.

1:00 – 1:40 PM

Great Minds Live Stream

Great Minds: Closing the Global Education Gap

LOCATION LVCC West Level 2 W232

Technology can help close equity gaps by reaching the most vulnerable children and youth, and ensuring learning continues in times of crisis.

Friday, January 6

11:00 – 11:40 AM

Great Minds Live Stream

Great Minds: The Future of the 21st Century Economy

LOCATION LVCC West Level 2 W232

Markets are foundational engines to economic growth and prosperity. Technology advancements over the past decade have enabled the modern market infrastructure with unprecedented reliability, latency and performance. Today, we are on the cusp of the next transformation of markets, enabled by emerging technologies. Please join CTA CEO, Gary Shapiro, in conversation with Nasdaq Chair and CEO, Adena T. Friedman, on what is ahead as we reimagine the 21st century economy and what that means for markets and individuals alike.

1:00 – 1:40 PM

Great Minds Live Stream

Great Minds: Using Tech to Create a Sustainable Food Supply

LOCATION LVCC West Level 2 W232

As the global population grows and factors like climate change, supply chain woes and war impact the food supply, developing tools to ensure more locally grown, sustainable food sources has never been more important. Hear from public and private innovators that are embracing technology as a vital tool to solve this pressing challenge.

4:15 – 4:55 PM

Great Minds Live Stream

Great Minds: Unlocking the Potential of Women in Sports

LOCATION LVCC West Level 2 W232

The global sports industry has seen a meteoric rise in recent years thanks in part to increased investment in women. From the financial success women are bringing to the front office of men’s sports, to the massive revenue potential being unlocked in women's sports, data is proving that supporting women isn't just the right thing to do, it's brilliant business. Join Angela Ruggiero, 4x Olympic medalist and Sports Innovation Lab CEO, with Andrea Brimmer, Chief Marketing and PR Officer of Ally Financial, and Sandra Douglass Morgan, President of the Las Vegas Raiders, as they discuss the opportunities and challenges present when we collectively invest in women in sport.

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