Program

  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018
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    7:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Breakfast
    Mezzanine
    Open to all Forum attendees.
    7:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
    On-site registration and badge pickup
    Mezzanine
    9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Artificial Intelligence: The Next Transformative Tech Session
    Winchester Room

    What is artificial intelligence? How does it work? Where is it being used? This session will provide an introduction and overview on how AI is transforming industries today.

    Open to all Forum attendees.

    Speakers:
    Ronald Schmelzer - Co-Founder, Senior Analyst - Cognilytica
    Kathleen Walch - Co-Founder, Senior Analyst - Cognilytica

    9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    R3 Audio Systems Committee Meeting
    Lawrence Room

    R3 establishes standards for consumer audio equipment and other consumer devices that provide audio as part of the device functionality

    Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join in the discussion.

    9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    R6.4 WG4 Consumer Stress Monitoring Technologies Meeting
    Steven's Creek Room

    R6.4 WG4 creates definitions and performance standards for consumer stress monitoring technologies

    Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join in the discussion.

    10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
    AI Startup Corner Session
    Winchester Room

    VC's are focusing on startups with tangible business ideas in AI. Who are the startups that are shaking things up? Get to know some of the startups and hear about their innovative businesses.

    Open to all Forum attendees.

    Moderators:
    Ronald Schmelzer - Co-Founder, Senior Analyst - Cognilytica
    Kathleen Walch - Co-Founder, Senior Analyst - Cognilytica

    Speakers:
    Anant Kale - Founder and CEO - AppZen
    Anurag Maunder - Sr. Vice President of Engineering - Kindred
    Chris Stauber - Head of Products and Engineering - Kyndi

    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Morning Break
    Mezzanine
    10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
    R4 WG8 Audio Loudness Working Group Meeting
    Lawrence Room

    R4 WG8 develops and maintains documents related to loudness matching, peak loudness and audio dynamic range from diverse content as rendered on consumer devices.

    Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join in the discussion.

    11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Putting AI in Your Products Session
    Winchester Room

    Why the surge in AI-powered products? Breakthroughs in AI algorithms have been incorporated into open source, or you can leverage the capabilities of established AI platforms when designing your products. Companies have development tools that make it easier than ever. Learn how products are embedding AI and what it means for future design in this session.

    Open to all Forum attendees.

    Moderator:
    Melissa Matalon - Director, Member Programs - Consumer Technology Association

    Speakers:
    Michael Ludden - Director of Product - IBM Watson Developer Labs & AR/VR Labs
    Adam Kerin - Director, Developer Product Marketing - NVIDIA
    Casey Royer - Digital Executive - USAA

    Moderator:
    12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch & Keynote: Digital Health Technology to Help the Senior Thrive
    Cypress Room

    Open to all Forum attendees.

    Speaker:
    David C. Rhew, M.D. - Chief Medical Officer & VP and GM of B2B Healthcare - Samsung Electronics America

    Speaker:
    1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
    AI on the Hill: U.S Government and Legislative Landscape Session
    Winchester Room

    Join this session to hear about current AI legislation before Congress, the work of the National Science and Technology Council's Subcommittee on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, AI priorities at NIST.

    Open to all Forum attendees. Join in the discussion.

    Moderator:
    Kerri Haresign - Senior Manager, Technology & Standards - Consumer Technology Association

    Speakers:
    Mariana Acuna - Co-Founder - Opaque Studios
    Michael Garris - Senior Scientist - National Institute of Standards and Technology
    Michael Hayes - Senior Manager, Government Affairs - Consumer Technology Association
    Mina Hanna - Sr. Software Consultant - Synopsys

    Moderator:
    1:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Health and Fitness Technology Division Board Meeting (CTA members only)
    Steven's Creek Room

    The Health and Fitness Technology Division strives to raise awareness of how consumer technologies can help improve health and fitness.

    This session is open to all members of the Consumer Technology Association.

    1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
    R7 Consumer Electronics Networking Committee Meeting
    Lawrence Room

    CTA's Consumer Electronics Networking Committee produces standards and recommended practices regarding communications between, to, or from consumer technology equipment.

    Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join the discussion.

    3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
    Afternoon Break
    Mezzanine
    3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Open Discussion on AI: Lessons Learned and Seizing Opportunities Session
    San Tomas/Lafayette Room

    What should the consumer technology industry do to address society's concerns about AI and help us realize its benefits? Join this session to explore lessons learned from the day, and discuss future strategy.

    Open to all Forum attendees. Join in the discussion.

    Moderator:
    Veronica Lancaster - Sr. Director, Technology & Standards - Consumer Technology Association

    Moderator:
    5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM
    Cocktail Reception
    Terra Courtyard

    Lobby Level

    Hyatt Regency Santa Clara

    Open to all Forum attendees

  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018
  •  
    7:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Breakfast
    Mezzanine
    7:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
    On-site registration and badge pickup
    Mezzanine
    8:00 AM  -  9:30 AM
    Standards Council Meeting (Invited guests only)
    Steven's Creek Room

    CTA's Standards Council oversees the activities of CTA's standards committees. Its members consist of the chairs of CTA's standards committees and subcommittees, plus a few at large members. Sorry, its meetings are open only to SC members and invited guests.

    Open to invited guests only.

    9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Beyond Steps - The Future in Wearable Tech Session
    Winchester Room

    Companies are expanding wearable tech to track more than steps, moving into areas like personal EKG tracking, swimming tracking, beyond over-the-counter hearing aids (hearables), smart home climate control, breath monitoring, pet monitoring, smart clothing, clothing with solar cells, and tracking hydration.

    Open to all Forum attendees.

    Moderator:
    Ranndy Kellogg - President and Chief Executive Officer - Omron Healthcare

    Speakers:
    Jonathan Palley - CEO Spire
    Frank Petterson - Vice President, Engineering - AliveCor
    Jon Ham - Product Development Consultant, Fitness - Scosche
    Amy McDonough - Chief Operating Officer - Fitbit Health Solutions

    Moderator:
    9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    R6 WG27 Inclusive Model Simulations for Biometric Conditions
    Lawrence Room

    R6 WG27 develops standards, recommended practices, and technical reports related to inclusive model simulations of biometric conditions that could be used by developers during the innovation process to evolve and address success or applicability of algorithmic and design decisions.

    Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join in the discussion.

    10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
    AI and Health Tech: Current Hot Topic or the Next Big Breakthrough? Session
    Winchester Room

    Startups aren't the only ones diving into AI and healthcare - major players in AI are diving into the field too. Applications are developing in today's care pathways, in the future of preventative health, and even prescribed software. Learn the difference between using AI to improve value-based payment contrasted with applications in the consumer marketplace. Hear from startups and big players hoping to disrupt healthcare.

    Open to all Forum attendees.

    Moderator:
    Dr. Ted Smith - Chief Executive Officer - Revon Systems

    Speakers:
    Catherine Calarco - Executive Vice President - eQuility
    Amar Kendale - Sr. Vice President, Product Management - Livongo Health
    Callie Xue - CEO - Welbean

    Moderator:
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Morning Break
    Mezzanine
    10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
    R6 WG24 Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality Working Group Meeting
    San Tomas/Lafayette Room

    R6 WG24 develops standards, recommended practices and technical reports related to augmented reality, virtual reality and related technologies.

    Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join in the discussion.

    11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Impact of Consumer Technology in Healthcare - A Clinician Perspective
    Winchester Room

    Consumer technology has begun to play a larger role in healthcare, including home-based remote patient monitoring solutions now reimbursed by Medicare as well as digital therapeutics. Hear directly from physicians about their goals and priorities for this technology-driven health care reform, and how advanced analytics, including AI-based approaches, can help clinicians increase the quality, value, and personalization of their care.

    Open to all Forum attendees.

    Moderators:
    Dr. Matthew Diamond - Chief Medical Officer - Nokia Technologies

    Speakers:
    Dr. Renee Dua - Chief Medical Officer - Heal
    Deborah Kilpatrick - Chief Executive Officer - Evidation Health
    Dr. James Mault - Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer - Qualcomm Life

    Moderator:
    12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch & Keynote: Digital Health Next - How Osso VR is Transforming Surgery using VR
    Cypress Room

    Hear Justin Barad, MD, Osso VR's Co-Founder and CEO talk about his company's experience in transforming surgical training through the use of VR, virtual health, and the growing intersection of digital health and technology.

    Open to all Forum attendees

    Speaker:
    Justin Barad, MD - Co-Founder and CEO - Osso VR

    Keynote Speaker:
    1:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality Membership Working Group Meeting (CTA members only)
    Lawrence Room

    CTA's AR/VR Working Group brings leaders in the consumer technology industry together to strategize on how best to grow the augmented/virtual reality category.

    This meeting is open to all Consumer Technology Association members

    1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
    R6.4 WG5 Mobile Health Applications Working Group Meeting
    San Tomas/Lafayette Room

    R6.4 WG5 develops the framework for evaluating mobile health applications, devices and the technologic solutions that utilizes applications including guidelines and/or standards for app reliability, clinical efficacy, accuracy and data practices.

    Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join in the discussion.

    2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM
    Industry Initiatives in Cyber Security Session
    Winchester Room

    Industry is fighting back with feasible, actionable proposals to keep your product from becoming a botnet drone or giving up customer secrets.

    Open to all Forum attendees.

    Speaker:
    Russ Gyurek - Director, Innovation Labs - Cisco

    Speaker:
    3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
    Afternoon Break
    Mezzanine
    3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
    R4.3 Television Data Systems Subcommittee Meeting & CTA R4.8 DTV Interface Subcommittee Meeting*
    Steven's Creek Room

    The Television Data Systems Subcommittee develops standards and guidelines for the delivery and preservation of closed captions and certain other data delivered to the consumer via television signals.

    The DTV Interface Subcommittee develops standards and guidelines for RF, analog and digital interfaces that facilitate connectivity and interoperability between TV receivers and other consumer devices.

    *NOTE: The R4.8 meeting will start following the conclusion of the R4.3 meeting, which is scheduled for the same room at 3:00 PM.

    Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join the discussion.

    3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Action, Reaction and Proaction: Cyber Attacks and Government Options Session
    Winchester Room

    A panel of experts will be discussing the latest on security initiatives in Washington and elsewhere regarding patchability, cybersecurity frameworks and the outlook for the regulatory landscape.

    Open to all Forum attendees.

    Moderator:
    Clete Johnson - Partner - Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer LLP

    Speakers:
    Chris Boyer - Assistant Vice President - AT&T
    Allan Friedman - Director of Cybersecurity - National Telecommunications and Information Administration
    Adam Sedgewick - Senior Information Technology Policy Advisor - NIST
    Alissa Starzak - Public Policy - CloudFlare

    Moderator:
    3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    R6.4 WG2 Physical Activity Monitoring Working Group Meeting
    San Tomas/Lafayette Room

    Monitoring physical activity, like steps, heartbeats, and calories burned, is exploding. All kinds of devices use all kinds of methods to let consumers monitor their activity. The Physical Activity Monitoring Working Group aims to give consumers confidence that the data they're getting from their devices is accurate and consistent from device to device.

    Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join in the discussion.

    5:30 PM  -  8:00 PM
    Cocktail Reception

    Host: Samsung

    3655 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95134

    Transportation will be provided by CTA

    Open to all Forum attendees.

    Sponsored by:

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  • Thursday, May 3, 2018
  •  
    7:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Breakfast
    Mezzanine
    7:30 AM  -  9:00 AM
    CTA Television Manufacturers Caucus Meeting (Invited Guests Only)
    Steven's Creek Room

    The TV Manfacturers Caucus formulates CEA policy positions on regulatory issues affecting TV receivers.

    This meeting is open to invited guests only.

    8:00 AM  -  1:30 PM
    On-site registration and badge pickup
    Mezzanine
    8:30 AM  -  9:30 AM
    R6.4 WG1 Sleep Monitors Working Group Meeting
    Lawrence Room

    There are more and more consumer products on the market that help people monitor the quality and duration of their sleep. Different devices can use different methods to do this. The Sleep Monitors Working Group aims to give consumers confidence that the data they're getting from their devices is reliable and useful.

    This meeting is open to all Forum attendees except press. Join in the discussion.

    9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
    R4 Video Systems Committee Meeting
    Steven's Creek Room

    The Video Systems Committee develops interface, interoperability, measurement and functionality standards and bulletins for television video technologies and fosters communication within the television engineering community of related activities and regulatory issues.

    Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join the discussion.

    9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Technology Council Security Working Group (CTA members only)
    San Tomas/Lafayette Room
    9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM
    R6.4 Health, Fitness and Wellness Subcommittee Meeting
    Lawrence Room

    The Health & Fitness Technology Subcommittee develops standards, recommended practices, and related documentation for consumer health and fitness technology, including fixed, portable and wearable health and fitness devices.

    Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join the discussion.

    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Morning Break
    Mezzanine
    11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    R6 Portable Handheld and In-Vehicle Electronics Committee Meeting
    Steven's Creek Room

    The Portable, Handheld and In-Vehicle Electronics Committee develops standards, bulletins and other technical documents that address portable and handheld consumer electronics products, and consumer electronics products used in private and commercial vehicles, boats and aircraft.

    Open to all Forum attendees except press. Join the discussion.

    11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Television Manufacturers Caucus Breakout Meeting (Closed Meeting)
    Lawrence Room
    12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch & Keynote: Bridging to the Data Age - The Technologies and Trends of CES 2018
    Cypress Room

    CES 2018 set the pace as the industry progressively builds on today’s connected era to bridge to the data age of technology. Hear Steve Koenig, CTA's Vice President, Market Research, talk about the technologies in development and in the marketplace fostering this transition that will unleash dynamic innovations like smart cities and self-driving vehicles, but also manifest seismic shifts in consumer behavior.

    Open to all Forum attendees

    Speaker:
    Steve Koenig - Vice President, Market Research - Consumer Technology Association

    Keynote Speaker:
    1:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    CTA Technology Council Meeting (Invited Guests Only)
    Steven's Creek Room
    3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
    Afternoon Break
    Mezzanine
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