Program

  • Monday, May 13, 2019
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    7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM
    Breakfast
    Bellevue Ballroom
    7:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
    On-site registration and badge pickup
    Bellevue Foyer
    8:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
    Digital Health Forum
    Spade I & II

    Don’t miss Gallagher’s Digital Health Forum, “Keeping Companies Dynamic, Agile and Maximizing ROI.” This full-day discussion will explore the legal and regulatory issues impacting digital health, as well as a boot camp covering the politics of digital health, digital health & the crystal ball, trends in digital health investment, opportunities, myths and mysteries of the FDA’s evolving regulatory framework for digital health, digital health & enterprise risk management, as well as data rights and strategies.

    SEPARATE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. REGISTER HERE.

     Optional 
    9:00 AM  -  5:30 PM
    IEC TC 124 WG1 Terminology Working Group Meeting
    Belvedere I

    IEC's Technical Committee 124, Wearable electronic devices and technologies, WG1 on Terminology will meet to continue work producing terminology definitions for wearable electronic devices and technologies.

    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Morning Break
    Bellevue Ballroom
    12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch
    Bellevue Ballroom
    1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
    CTA Artificial Intelligence Membership Working Group Meeting (Invited guests only)
    Belvedere II
    3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
    Afternoon Break
    Bellevue Ballroom
    3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM
    CTA R13 Artificial Intelligence Committee
    Belvedere II

    CTA's Artificial Intelligence Committee develops standards, recommended practices, and technical reports related to artificial intelligence technologies.

    4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM
    CTA R13 WG1 Artificial Intelligence in Health Care Working Group Meeting
    Belvedere II

    CTA's Artificial Intelligence in Health Care Working Group is focused on the development of standards, recommended practices, and related documentation addressing the application of Artificial Intelligence in health care, including consumer health, fitness and wellness technology.

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

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019
  •  
    7:00 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Breakfast
    Bellevue Ballroom
    7:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
    On-site registration and badge pickup
    Bellevue Foyer
    8:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CTA Health & Fitness Technology Division Board Meeting (Invited guests only)
    Belvedere II
    9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    CTA R3 Audio Systems Committee Meeting
    Spade I

    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  -  5:30 PM
    IEC TC 124 WG2 E-textiles Working Group Meeting
    Belvedere I

    IEC's Technical Committee 124, Wearable electronic devices and technologies, WG2 on E-textiles will meet to continue work developing measuring and evaluating methods for textile materials, devices and systems with electrotechnical functionality.

    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Morning Break
    Bellevue Ballroom
    10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CTA R4 WG8 Audio Loudness Working Group Meeting
    Spade I

    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.

    12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch & Keynote: The Power of Technology to Improve our Health
    Bellevue Ballroom

    Technology is opening up new opportunities for us to take control of our health and wellness and live longer, healthier, more independent lives. CTA’s latest active aging research found seniors and their caregivers will spend some $30B on connected solutions by 2022 – up from $12 billion in this year. Seniors are more willing to adopt technology that helps them live independently. Best Buy Health recognizes the value inherent in this market and the unique role technology can play: In 2018, it announced plans to acquire health company GreatCall, which offers senior- friendly tech products and medical alert devices. Join Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association, and Sarah Jones, Vice President of Commercial Product at GreatCall for a fireside chat on the power of technology to transform our health care system and help us live better.

    Open to all Forum attendees

    Moderator:
    Gary Shapiro - President & CEO - Consumer Technology Association

    Guest Speaker:
    Sarah Jones - Vice President of Commercial Product - GreatCall

    Moderator:
    Speaker:
    1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM
    CTA R10 WG1 Home Theater Audio Working Group Meeting
    Spade I

    R10 WG01 develops standards and bulletins related to audio aspects of home theater systems.

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

    1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
    CTA R11 WG5 Mobile Health Applications Working Group Meeting
    Wonderly I

    R11 WG5 develops the framework for evaluating mobile health applications, devices, and the technologic solutions that utilize those 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.

    2:45 PM  -  3:45 PM
    CTA R10WG3 Home Theater Video Working Group Meeting
    Spade I

    R10 WG3 creates recommended practices and standards for creating high performance video reproduction in a home theater environment.

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

    3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
    Afternoon Break
    Bellevue Ballroom
    3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM
    R10 Residential Systems Committee Meeting
    Spade I

    R10 establishes bulletins and standards for design and installation of residential systems.

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

    5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM
    Cocktail Reception
    Bellevue Ballroom

    The Marker San Francisco Hotel

    Open to all Forum attendees.

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019
  •  
    7:00 AM  -  8:30 AM
    Breakfast
    Bellevue Ballroom
    7:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
    On-site registration and badge pickup
    Bellevue Foyer
    7:30 AM  -  8:30 AM
    CTA Standards Council Meeting (Invited guests only)
    Spade II

    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  -  12:00 PM
    CTA R11 WG4 Consumer Stress Monitoring Technologies Working Group Meeting
    Wonderly I

    R11 WG4 creates definitions and performance standards for consumer stress monitoring technologies.

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

    9:00 AM  -  10:00 AM
    CTA R6 Intelligent Mobility Committee Meeting
    Spade II

    The Intelligent Mobility 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.

    9:00 AM  -  5:30 PM
    IEC TC 124 WG4 Devices and Systems Working Group Meeting
    Belvedere I

    IEC's Technical Committee 124, Wearable electronic devices and technologies, WG4 on Devices and Systems will meet to continue work developing measuring and evaluating methods related to devices, systems, applications and services for wearable electronics (excluding e-textiles).

    9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Joint CTA TCSec & R7 WG18 Meeting
    Belvedere II
    10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CTA Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality Membership Working Group Meeting (Invited guests only)
    Spade I
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Morning Break
    12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch & Keynote: Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity for IoT
    Bellevue Ballroom

    Join Dr. Weber and Mike Bergman to discuss the latest trends, scenario planning, vulnerabilities and security challenges in cybersecurity of concern to IoT and device manufacturers. Learn what tools will be important to cybersecurity stakeholders as devices proliferated.

    Open to all Forum attendees.

    Moderator:
    Mike Bergman - Vice President, Technology & Standards - Consumer Technology Association

    Guest Speaker:
    Dr. Steven Weber - Professor - UC Berkeley

    Moderator:
    Speaker:
    1:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    CTA Home Entertainment Retail Summit (Invited guests only)
    Belvedere II

    This is a joint summit between the CTA Audio Division and the CTA Retailer Council.

    1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
    CTA R4 WG13 STB & TV Energy Consumption Working Group Meeting
    Wonderly I

    R4 WG13 develops energy standards for devices and systems within the scope of the Video Systems Committee.

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

    1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM
    Open Discussion on Gesture Control
    Spade I

    Once limited to gaming applications, gesture control is now being used in many areas, including robotics, vehicles, AR/VR and retail. Join the Consumer Technology Association for an open discussion on the topic of gesture control, including implications for consumer technology and opportunities for improving consumer experience through standardization.

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

    2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM
    CTA R12 WG1 Definitions/Characterization Working Group Meeting
    Spade I

    R12 WG1 develops standards, recommended practices, and technical reports related to the definitions and categorization of augmented reality, virtual reality and related technologies.

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

    3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
    Afternoon Break
    Bellevue Ballroom
    3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM
    CTA R12 WG2 Accessories Working Group Meeting
    Spade I

    R012 WG2 develops standards, recommended practices, and technical reports related to the accessories augmented reality, virtual reality and related technologies.

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

    3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    R7 Consumer Electronics Networking Committee Meeting
    Spade II

    R7 provides coordination for, and encourages cooperation among, all standards development efforts for communications that pass over a home network/system, or communications between, to, or from consumer electronic devices.

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

    4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    CTA R12 Augmented and Virtual Reality Standards Committee Meeting
    Spade I

    CTA's R12 Augmented and Virtual Reality Committee develops standards, recommended practices, and technical reports related to augmented reality, virtual reality and related technologies.

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

    5:30 PM  -  8:30 PM
    Cocktail Reception & Evening Cruise
    Pier 43 1/2 at Fisherman's Wharf
    Join us for a networking cocktail reception and evening cruise. Transportation will be provided from and to the hotel. Capacity is limited and you must sign up in advance. Boarding time for all attendees is 6:15 PM. Sailing time is 6:30-8:30 PM.
     Optional 
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019
  •  
    7:00 AM  -  8:30 AM
    Breakfast
    Bellevue Ballroom
    7:00 AM  -  5:00 PM
    On-site registration and badge pickup
    Bellevue Foyer
    7:30 AM  -  9:00 AM
    CTA Television Manufacturers Caucus Meeting (Invited guests only)
    Belvedere II

    The TV Manufacturers Caucus formulates CTA policy positions on regulatory issues affecting TV receivers.

    This meeting is open to invited guests only.

    8:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CTA Retailer Council Board Retreat (Invited guests only)
    Wonderly II
    9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    CTA R11 WG2 Physical Activity Monitoring Working Group Meeting
    Wonderly I

    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.

    9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CTA R4 Video Systems Committee Meeting
    Belvedere II

    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 in the discussion.

    9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    IEC TC 124 WG3 Materials Working Group Meeting
    Belvedere I

    IEC's Technical Committee 124, Wearable electronic devices and technologies, WG3 on Materials will hold its first meeting to develop and define specific terms and to determine assessments, requirements, and specifications for materials of wearable electronic devices and packages (excluding e-textiles).

    9:00 AM  -  9:15 AM
    The Landscape of the Robotics Market: Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond Session
    Spade I & II

    This session will explore the current state of robotics for the consumer technology market and explore the opportunities and challenges facing the growth of this category in the future.

    Open to all Forum attendees.

    Speaker:
    Lesley Rohrbaugh - Director, Market Research - Consumer Technology Association

    Speaker:
    9:15 AM  -  9:45 AM
    Our Lives with Robots: A Look into the Future Session
    Spade I & II

    Leading industry experts provide insight on how consumers can expect robotics to be integrated into our daily lives, how they will shape the retail habits of consumers, and how we will interact with them in the future.Open to all Forum attendees.

    Speaker:
    Henrik Christensen - Director, Institute of Contextual Robots - UC San Diego

    Speaker:
    9:45 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Use Cases and Applications of Robotics in the Home Session
    Spade I & II

    This session will explore a number of use cases and applications for robotics in the home including caregiving robotics, household chores-appliances, retail and mobility.

    Open to all Forum attendees.

    Moderator:
    Jennifer Capasso - Diversified Marketing Communications Leader - PMD Technologies

    Speakers:
    Andrew Mitrak - Director of Marketing - HaptX Inc.
    Dr. Philip Roan - Senior Engineer, Robotics - Bosch Home Appliances Corporation
    Elnaz Sarraf - Founder & CEO - ROYBI

    Moderator:
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Morning Break
    10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
    CTA R11 Health Fitness & Wellness Committee Meeting
    Wonderly I

    The Health Fitness & Wellness Committee 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 in the discussion.

    11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Open Discussion on Robotics: Lessons Learned and Seizing Opportunities
    Spade I & II

    Join the Consumer Technology Association for an open discussion on the topic of robotics and address lessons learned from industry experts while beginning to identify opportunities for stakeholders to grow the market sector through research, advocacy, promotions, and standardization.

    Speaker:
    Kerri Haresign - Manager, Technology & Standards - Consumer Technology Association

    Speaker:
    12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch & Keynote: Intersection of AI & Robotics
    Bellevue Ballroom

    Join Anson Kung, CTO of A&K Robotics, to learn how the intersection of AI & Robotics is impacting the consumer technology industry and what opportunities and challenges lie ahead.

    Speaker:
    1:30 PM  -  5:00 PM
    CTA Technology Council Meeting (Invited guests only)
    Wonderly I
    3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
    Afternoon Break
    Bellevue Ballroom
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