CEA LineShow Guide 2012 : Page-20

C E WEEK 20 12 DAY 1 –JUNE 27, 2012 7:45 AM M: REGISTRATION OPENS 8:30 AM M: WELCOME ADDRESS 8:45 AM -9:15 5 AM: CEA INDUSTRY UPDATE Speaker: Shawn DuBravac, Chief Economist and the Director of Research, Consumer Electronics Association 9 20 AM -9:5 9: 50 AM: EXECUTIVE 1-ON-1: Gary Shapiro, President & CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and Randy Fry, President & Co-Founder of Fry’s Electronics Fry will join Shapiro for a one-on-one discussion about the current state of retail. The two will discuss what retailers are doing to stay on top in this unpredictable economic climate and what products and services are giving Fry’s a competitive edge, as well as take a look ahead at CE retail trends. 1 :00 A 10 AM -10 0:30 AM: SELLING THE A FULL SOLUTION It is estimated the CE industry loses almost $4 billion a year in sales because manufacturers and retailers concentrate on selling a stand-alone product instead of the full solution, which includes the additional products and services needed to optimize the core product. But that is changing as more retailers adjust their merchandising and marketing initiatives to focus on selling the total digital package. The area’s top CE retailers will discuss the strategies they’re using to increase product sales, profits, traffic, and customer satisfaction in this new environment. Moderator: Jeff O’Heir, Editor-in-Chief, Dealerscope Panelists: Bob Dodge, Chief Operating Officer, Talk of the Town; Chad Evans, BrandSource District Manager and Director, Connected SOURCE retail program; Leon Temiz, CEO, Electronics Expo 10:30 AM M -11:00 AM M: PRESS CONFERENCE – MONSTER “Head Monster” Noel Lee , who engineered and tuned the acclaimed Beats™ by Dr. Dre™ headphone sound, will announce his company’s growing line of “higher definition” audio products, including Inspiration ™ over-ear, noise-canceling headphones. A demo of Monster’s ISF Imaging Science Foundation HDMI “smart” cables with HD 3D capability will be included, plus news about a “Back To School” initiative. 1 :00 A 11 AM -11:30 AM: HE A EADPH HONES S Audio is bigger than ever — and it’s smaller at the same time. As headphones become the mobile listening environment of choice they also set a style statement for a generation of on-the-go audiophiles. You haven’t heard anything until you’ve listened to this expert panel of headphone manufacturer discussing sound quality, noise reduction, celebrity marketing, design and new trends in high-end headphones. Moderator: Scott Tharler, Author and Technology Columnist Panelists: David Carnoy, E xecutive Editor, CNET; Crystal Griffith, Consumer Marketing Manager, Audio-Technica; Robert Heiblim, Co-founder and Principal, BlueSalve Professional Consulting 11:30 A AM -12 2:00 PM: NEXT GEN TV P They’re flatter than ever, connected, 3D capable and even higher rez. . Next Gen TV is here and it’s getting hard to separate the gear from the programming. Listen to the markets’ top manufacturers, designers and journalists discuss exactly how far the boob tube has come and where its headed. What’s 4K, OLED and Passive 3D? Moderator: David Katzmaier, Senior Editor, CNET Panelists: Rick Dean, Senior Vice President, THX; Rey Roque, Vice President of Marketing, Westinghouse Digital; James Willcox, Senior Editor, Electronics, Consumer Reports; James Fishler, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Go-to-Market Operations, LG Electronics USA Inc.; Nick Slater, Vice President of Video Product Management, DISH Network 1:30 PM -2:00 0 PM: I-CCESSORIES The hottest new category in CE is accessories for the iPhone, iPad and other mobile devices. Learn how leading companies are maximizing profits and expanding the user experience with add-ons for this new hi-tech product phenomenon. Moderator: Lex Friedman, Staff Writer, MacWorld Panelists: Jamie Elgie, Senior Director of Product Management, Belkin; Michael Hong, Director of Marketing, iLuv Creative Technology; Michael Nitti, President, Spyder Digital Research 2:00 PM -2:30 0 PM: PRESS CONFERENCE – PIONEER Pioneer shows off its smartphone technology expertise at the 2012 CEA Line Shows, demonstrating how it can transform any car into a “connected car” with AppRadio 2, and how its home electronics gear can seamlessly connect with today’s popular smart devices via wireless technologies including Airplay, DLNA 1.5 and Bluetooth. Speaker: Theodore Cardenas, Vice President -Car Electronics Division, Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. 2 30 PM -3 P 2: PM: THE TWICE/NPD GROUP SUCCESS STORIES AWARDS The TWICE/NPD Group Success Stories Awards will be presented for the first time in a live event during CE Week. The annual awards honor the top-selling models in key product categories based on unit sales at retail measured by The NPD Group on an annual basis. Speakers: Stephen Baker, VP, Industry Analysis for The NPD Group; Stephen Smith, Editor in Chief, TWICE 20 2012 CE WEEK cealineshows.com

Conference Program

DAY 1 –JUNE 27, 2012

7:45 AM: REGISTRATION OPENS

8:30 AM: WELCOME ADDRESS

8:45 AM - 9:15 AM:

CEA INDUSTRY UPDATE

Speaker: Shawn DuBravac, Chief Economist and the Director of Research, Consumer Electronics Association

9:20 AM - 9:50 AM: EXECUTIVE 1-ON-1:

Gary Shapiro, President & CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and Randy Fry, President & Co-Founder of Fry’s Electronics Fry will join Shapiro for a one-on-one discussion about the current state of retail. The two will discuss what retailers are doing to stay on top in this unpredictable economic climate and what products and services are giving Fry’s a competitive edge, as well as take a look ahead at CE retail trends.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: SELLING THE FULL SOLUTION

It is estimated the CE industry loses almost $4 billion a year in sales because manufacturers and retailers concentrate on selling a stand-alone product instead of the full solution, which includes the additional products and services needed to optimize the core product. But that is changing as more retailers adjust their merchandising and marketing initiatives to focus on selling the total digital package. The area’s top CE retailers will discuss the strategies they’re using to increase product sales, profits, traffic, and customer satisfaction in this new environment.

Moderator: Jeff O’Heir, Editor-in-Chief, Dealerscope

Panelists: Bob Dodge, Chief Operating Officer, Talk of the Town; Chad Evans, BrandSource District Manager and Director, Connected SOURCE retail program; Leon Temiz, CEO, Electronics Expo

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: PRESS CONFERENCE – MONSTER

“Head Monster” Noel Lee, who engineered and tuned the acclaimed Beats™ by Dr. Dre™ headphone sound, will announce his company’s growing line of “higher definition” audio products, including Inspiration™ overear, noise-canceling headphones.

A demo of Monster’s ISF Imaging Science Foundation HDMI “smart” cables with HD 3D capability will be included, plus news about a “Back To School” initiative.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: HEADPHONES

Audio is bigger than ever — and it’s smaller at the same time. As headphones become the mobile listening environment of choice they also set a style statement for a generation of on-the-go audiophiles. You haven’t heard anything until you’ve listened to this expert panel of headphone manufacturer discussing sound quality, noise reduction, celebrity marketing, design and new trends in high-end headphones.

Moderator: Scott Tharler, Author and Technology Columnist

Panelists: David Carnoy, Executive Editor, CNET; Crystal Griffith, Consumer Marketing Manager, Audio-Technica; Robert Heiblim, Co-founder and Principal, BlueSalve Professional Consulting

11:30 AM -12:00 PM: NEXT GEN TV

They’re flatter than ever, connected, 3D capable and even higher rez. . Next Gen TV is here and it’s getting hard to separate the gear from the programming. Listen to the markets’ top manufacturers, designers and journalists discuss exactly how far the boob tube has come and where its headed. What’s 4K, OLED and Passive 3D?

Moderator: David Katzmaier, Senior Editor, CNET

Panelists: Rick Dean, Senior Vice President, THX; Rey Roque, Vice President of Marketing, Westinghouse Digital; James Willcox, Senior Editor, Electronics, Consumer Reports; James Fishler, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Go-to-Market Operations, LG Electronics USA Inc.; Nick Slater, Vice President of Video Product Management, DISH Network

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM: I-CCESSORIES

The hottest new category in CE is accessories for the iPhone, iPad and other mobile devices. Learn how leading companies are maximizing profits and expanding the user experience with add-ons for this new hi-tech product phenomenon.

Moderator: Lex Friedman, Staff Writer, MacWorld

Panelists: Jamie Elgie, Senior Director of Product Management, Belkin; Michael Hong, Director of Marketing, iLuv Creative Technology; Michael Nitti, President, Spyder Digital Research

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM: PRESS CONFERENCE – PIONEER

Pioneer shows off its smartphone technology expertise at the 2012 CEA Line Shows, demonstrating how it can transform any car into a “connected car” with AppRadio 2, and how its home electronics gear can seamlessly connect with today’s popular smart devices via wireless technologies including Airplay, DLNA 1.5 and Bluetooth.

Speaker: Theodore Cardenas, Vice President - Car Electronics Division, Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.

2:30 PM - 3 PM: THE TWICE/NPD GROUP SUCCESS STORIES AWARDS

The TWICE/NPD Group Success Stories Awards will be presented for the first time in a live event during CE Week. The annual awards honor the top-selling models in key product categories based on unit sales at retail measured by The NPD Group on an annual basis.

Speakers: Stephen Baker, VP, Industry Analysis for The NPD Group; Stephen Smith, Editor in Chief, TWICE

3:00 PM - 3:35 PM: CE BLOGOSPHERE

There’s a new generation of market commentators who set the standards and expectations for millions of gadget freaks around the world. A panel of the industry’s top bloggers will discuss the exciting new products they can’t wait to get their hands on as well as the products they can’t live without.

Moderator: Peter Rojas, Co-Founder, gdgt

Panelists: Mark Spoonauer, Editor in Chief, LAPTOP; Kevin Tofel, Mobile Editor and Staff Writer, GigaOM; Lance Ulanoff, Editor in Chief, Mashable

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM: PRESS CONFERENCE – STREAM TV NETWORKS INC.

Stream TV Networks Inc. will hold a press conference to announce new breakthroughs in its Ultra- DTM 3D-without-glasses technology as well as news about partnerships, product availability timelines and placement plans for Ultra-D demonstration units in North America, Europe and Asia.

Speaker: Mathu Rajan, CEO, Stream TV Networks Inc.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM: APP SHOWDOWN

Robin Raskin and the gang from Living in Digital Times hold their Annual Mobile App Showdown at CEA Line Shows. Check out the nominees on the CEA Line Shows floor and then watch the contenders show off their apps on stage and shoot it out for the best app of the bunch.

Host: Robin Raskin, Founder/CEO, Living in Digital Times

6:45 PM - 7:45 PM: NY TECH CLASSIC AND KEYNOTE

Judges: Gary Chou, General Manager, Union Square Ventures Network; Peter Himler, Contributor, Forbes.com; Reece Pacheco, Founder, Shelby.tv; Nate Westheimer, Executive Director, NYTM;

DAY 2 –JUNE 28, 2012

8:15 AM: REGISTRATION OPENS

9:00 AM: WELCOME ADDRESS

9:15 AM - 9:55 AM: OPENING KEYNOTE:

Seth Pinsky, President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) Over the last five years, New York City’s startup community has exploded into a major economic force. Hear from the President of the City’s Economic Development Corporation about how the Bloomberg Administration is working to build on this growth and secure a leadership position for the City in the 21st century innovation economy.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM: PRESS CONFERENCE – CAT – CALIFORNIA AUDIO TECHNOLOGY

Brian Barr, President and CEO of CAT, takes you on a 30-minute pictorial journey through the world’s most exclusive ultra-highperformance custom audio systems. The featured CAT systems (ranging in cost from $10,000 to over $16 million) include mega yachts, private aircraft, recording studios and home theaters in the finest estates worldwide.

10:30 AM - 11 AM: MOBILE HEALTH

You’ll be hearing a lot about mHealth in the years ahead. The new category includes the use of mobile devices in collecting health data, delivery of healthcare information to doctors, researchers and patients, real-time monitoring of patient vital signs, and direct provision of care. Listen to experts in the field of mHealth discuss how your mobile device can help you live a healthier life and what is on the horizon for this emerging industry.

Moderator: Eric Adams, Senior Editor, Men’s Health

Panelists: Megan Miller, Program Director – Bonnier R&D, Bonnier Corp.; Dave Wang, Co-founder and CEO, Striiv; Rick Wenner, Category Manager - Health and Fitness, Scosche Industries Inc.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM: MOM BLOGGERS

Moms are a big market for CE gear and Mom Bloggers are an extremely important way to reach and gain feedback from these buyers of both personal and kid gadgets. With huge followings, these Internet commentators can potentially make or break your products and services. Listen to leading Mom Bloggers as they pick their best new products.

Moderator: Suzanne Kantra, Founder/CEO, Techlicious

Panelists: Amy Oztan, Founder of SelfishMom.com; Nicole Feliciano, Founder and Editor of Momtrends.com

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: MOBILE DEVICES –

Sponsored by Dolby

Cell phones, smartphones, tablets etc, we’re always connected. And June is a big month for new mobile device product introductions, so what’s the latest word from Apple, RIM and the Windows and the Android communities?

Moderator: Clayton Morris, Co-Host, “Fox and Friends”

Panelists: Kevin Brennan, Director, Product Marketing, E-Media, Dolby; Michael Falato, Senior Vice President of Sales & Business Development, Mobivity; Kapil Wadhera, General Manager – Education Marketing Platforms, Intel Corp.

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM: KICKSTARTING A REVOLUTION

The panel will focus on the success and promise of Kickstarter.com which has reached a tipping point and is now a legitimate platform to launch products. We’ll talk to creators who are now going to the public for funding after being turned down by VC and private investors while building a fan base and viral buzz at the same time. All thanks to the Internet.

Moderator: Brian Tong, CBS Interactive/ CNET.com, Senior Editor/Host

Panelists: Sam Gordon, Managing Partner, Brydge LLC; Josh Guyot, Co-Founder, Motrr; David Tisch, Founder, TechStars NYC

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM: EUREKA PARK CHALLENGE

Visit the Eureka Park Challenge at the CEA Line Shows to see the latest new tech inventions coming to market. Over the course of two days, ten finalists will compete for top honors including a free booth at the 2013 International CES. On closing day, each finalist will present on stage before a live audience. Judges and attendees will vote for a grand prize, second place and fan favorite winner.

Come view the demos and help decide who will move on to exhibit at CES. For more information visit CE.org/Challenge

Judges: John Bakus, Founder and Managing Partner, New Atlantic Ventures; Rick Rommel, Senior Vice President, General Manager Exclusive Brands, Global Sourcing, Best Buy; Jake Sigal, Founder and CEO, Livio Radio; Dana Wollman, Senior Reviews Editor, Engadget

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM: HOME TECH: WHERE WE ARE; WHERE ARE WE HEADED

Sponsored by Control4

As entertainment, networking, security and more intersect, where is the market headed? Are products really working seamlessly together? Where are we with wireless vs. performance, can we have both? How can margins improve for the custom integrator and what are manufacturers doing to support their dealers? What services and products are consumers the most excited about moving forward, what MUST the consumer have in their home over the remainder of this decade? Join a host of industry experts as we answer these questions and more!

Moderator: Maureen Jenson, Editor, CustomRetailer, Tell and CEDIA’s Electronic Lifestyles

Panelists: Wade Fenn, Founder & CEO, The Navvo Group, creators of VOCO; Al Lizza, Senior Product Manager, Honeywell; Paul Williams, VP of Security and Communicate, Control4

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM: ULTRABOOKS

Will 2012 be the year of the Ultrabook? Neither an anemic counterpart to the laptop nor a keyboardlover’s option to a tablet, these new ultralight machines are coming with their own, unique super-capabilities and features. Listen in on the market’s top designers talk about what Ultrabooks are capable of and why they may take up an even larger piece of the personal computer pie.

Moderator: Mark Spoonauer, Editor-in- Chief, LAPTOP

Panelists: Stephen Baker, VP, Industry Analysis, The NPD Group; Ashley Perry, Ambassador, Lenovo; Karen Regis, Director, Consumer Client Marketing – PC Client Group, Intel Corp.; Marc Spier, Director of Consumer Worldwide Marketing, HP; Dana Wollman, Senior Reviews Editor, Engadget

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM: DIGITAL IMAGING

According to just about every study you see today, the number of images captured with cameraequipped mobile devices is inching closer and closer to the number captured by traditional cameras. As a result, point-andshoot manufacturers are scrambling on the innovation front to maintain market share as the imaging part of the smartphone equation continues to evolve. In short, there’s never been a more interesting time in the history of image capture. Join an expert panel of imaging manufacturers and software designers at the 2012 CE Week for a provocative exploration of the amazing new directions this category is headed in.

Moderator: Roy Furchgott, Technology Writer, New York Times – Gadgetwise

Panelists: Mike Kahn, Director – Alpha Camera Systems, Sony Electronics; Yuval Koren, CEO and co-founder, Eye-Fi; Michael Rubin, Director of Marketing – Software, Tiffen

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM: GADGETS FOR EVERY DEMOGRAPHIC

Gadgets are not just for pubescent or pubescentminded boys. Now they are ideal for moms, grandparents, kids, and even the family pet. Join technology and non-technology reporters and producers to talk about the gadgets and gear that the non-geeks get excited about.

Moderator: Andrea Smith, Lifestyle Editor, Mashable

Panelists: Jeff Makowka, Senior Strategic Advisor, AARP; Dana Points, Editor in Chief, Parents Magazine; Lauren Sherman, Executive Digital Editor, Lucky Magazine

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM: INNOVATION ZONE PRESENTATIONS

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