Conference session lineup provides executives new business ideas across 19 categories
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#CESAsia--Throughout three full days, top executives and influential media will have access to over 130 technology experts and will learn about cutting edge technology at CES Asia 2017. Industry leaders will share unique insights while covering the hottest trends in 19 product categories. Surrounded by ground-breaking technology, global technology leaders come to CES Asia to form cross-market partnerships, learn about new business opportunities and interact with highly sought after experts. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with more than 75 startups from over 10 countries in addition to established brands. Owned and produced by Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ and co-produced by Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Intex), CES Asia 2017 will take place June 7-9 in Shanghai, China.
“The CES Asia conference program brings together innovative minds from across the full spectrum of technology to discuss the top trends, key issues, opportunities and challenges facing the technology industry,” said Karen Chupka, senior vice president, CES and corporate business strategy, CTA. “Nowhere else in Asia can business leaders hear how technology, from self-driving cars to augmented and virtual reality to robotics and much more, will change our lives.”
CES Asia 2017 conference session highlights include:
Road Map for Self-Driving Vehicle Technology: Friday,
June 9, 9-9:45 AM
As the self-driving car speeds toward reality, how will the transportation experience transform? What needs to be done to ensure a smooth experience for all stakeholders including drivers? Key industry players outline the milestones that lie ahead and how innovators will navigate the road to success.
Arijit Bose, Head of Business Development Asia, BU Intelligent Transportation System, Continental
Eric Brown, Director Interaction Design, BMW Group Designworks
Donghai Dai, SVP, NavInfo
Poorab Sarmah, Engineering & Technical, Manager, Delphi Electronics & Safety
Ying Tian, Journalist, Bloomberg News
Ways New Technology is Saving Lives: Wednesday, June
7, 3-3:45 PM
Artificial intelligence, exoskeletons for amputees, telemedicine and chronic disease management are transforming lives. This session will take an in-depth look at cutting edge digital health companies through case studies of patients that have been transformed by their experiences.
Jiang Li, CEO, VivaLnk, Inc.
Robin Raskin, Founder, Living in Digital Times
Saketaram Soussilane, CEO, MEO
Hsiao Jen Ying, APAC Business Development Leader, 3M Company
Gamp Zhu, Founder and CEO, LOHAS Tech (Beijing) Corp Limited
Across Borders: The Key to International Expansion: Thursday,
June 8, 3:15-4 PM
When is the right time to expand abroad? What are the most effective strategies to enter new markets? Hear insights from investors, platforms, and other startups and start building the right international plan for your business.
Sandy Diao, Director of Strategic Programs, Indiegogo
Xiao Mei Peng, Venture Partner, GGV Capital
David Tang, Partner, Nokia Growth Partners
Meng Qiu Wang, Founder and CEO, Zero Zero Robotics
Jason Wong, CEO, Omnicharge Inc.
All sessions will take place at the Kerry Hotel and will be presented in either English or Mandarin. All seating and simultaneous translation services (English/Mandarin) are available on-site on a first-come, first-serve basis. Conferences are not open to consumers. The CES Asia conference program is included with the purchase of a conference pass, available in full conference pass (2500 RMB) or single day pass options (1500 RMB). To purchase conference passes, register for CES Asia and choose between the different pass options. Conference sessions are always free for credentialed media.
In addition to a full spectrum of conference sessions, top executives from influential brands will deliver keynote addresses at CES Asia. Huawei’s COO, Wan Biao, will present Huawei’s strategic vision and industry outlook for how to build a better intelligent terminal ecosystem. Baidu’s GM, Gu Weihao, will discuss Baidu’s “Apollo Plan” to provide an open, complete and reliable software platform for its partners in the automotive and autonomous driving industry to develop their own systems. Zhang Chen, CTO, and Dr. Li Kefeng, VP, of JD.com will discuss how China’s biggest online retailer is leveraging AI, smart devices and big data to make e-commerce smarter and more interconnected. Microsoft VPs, Peter Han and Rodney Clark, will present a collection of innovative Windows devices and Internet of Things experiences from key partners to demonstrate the future of computing and its ability to improve lives and transform businesses. Zhang Zhao, chairman and CEO of Le Vision Pictures and vice chairman of Le Holdings, and Adam Goodman, president of Le Vision Entertainment, will discuss the opportunities created by the intersection of entertainment and technology as well as share their experiences, insights and strategies around the business of film and media and the overall state of the global technology industry. Keynotes are free to all attendees as part of CES Asia registration.
See a complete lineup of CES Asia conference sessions. See what exhibitors will be showcasing at CES Asia 2017 via our pitch video playlist. For more information on how to attend or exhibit, visit CESAsia.com.
About CES Asia:
Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM and co-produced by Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd (Shanghai Intex), CES Asia is the premier event for the consumer technology industry, showcasing the full breadth and depth of the innovation value-chain in the Asian marketplace. Key global businesses come to this new event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to consumer tech industry executives, foreign buyers, international media and a limited number of consumers from China. Attendees have exclusive access to some of the largest brands from China and around the world, while celebrating the innovation that defines the consumer technology sector.
About Consumer Technology Association:
Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is the trade association representing the $292 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.
About Shanghai Intex:
Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd was originally the exhibition organizing business of Shanghai Intex, a pioneering exhibition organizer established in 1995. Shanghai Intex is jointly overseen by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Shanghai and PNO Exhibition Investment (Dubai) Limited. Starting in 1998, Shanghai Intex has organized over 100 trade shows and conferences with a sum total exhibition space in excess of 2 million sqm. Shanghai Intex is comprised of professional teams with a wealth of experience in organizing major international events, covering the creative industry, healthcare, lifestyle, advanced manufacturing and consumer electronics.
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