, experts convened to discuss a variety of consumer electronics (CE) trends, including 3D content, IPTV, auto tech and more. If the future of technology matters to you,
Spotlight on 3D Content
Consumers frequently report "lack of content" as an obstacle to widespread 3D adoption, but most industry conferences focus on technical aspects or integration of 3D into consumer electronics devices. Join leaders from the content side to hear of their plans for the future of 3D content to the home.
Moderator(s): Marty Shindler – CEO, The Shindler Perspective, Inc.
IP&TV World Forum at CES
IP delivered TV now Ubiquitous and Pervasive. OTT is now a mainstream delivery mechanism, and broadcasters and cablecos are seeking to harness the interactivity of IP to enhance their services. Multiscreen and On-the-Go TV are now must-have services, and App Stores are being delivered through Smart TVs and peripherals. How will CE companies negotiate the threats and opportunities presented by this rapidly developing market?
Moderator Colin Dixon – Senior Partner, Advisory, The Diffusion Group
CNET Presents the Next Big Thing in CE
Always standing-room-only, this session sets the stage for the year ahead. Brian Cooley, Molly Wood and a team of expert editors share the trends and reveal the emerging categories that you can bank on in 2012. Don't miss this lively and thought-provoking session!
Moderator: Brian Cooley – Editor at Large, CNET
Connect2Car: Connecting Automotive and Consumer Electronics Lifestyles
By 2017, over 13 million vehicles with connected-vehicle platforms will be sold globally. The big challenge for automakers and the aftermarket will be to integrate new systems and apps into the car as soon as consumers adopt them. How will automakers capture the millennials who consider driving a distraction?
Moderator: John Waraniak – Vice President, Vehicle Tech, SEMA
Argue the Future
Joshua Topolsky moderates a discussion among the brightest minds in tech and culture. This stellar panel explores, the most controversial industry advancements from 2011 and the most scintillating product announcements at CES. Their predictions about the future of consumer electronics will be anything but predictable!
Moderator: Joshua Topolsky – Editor in Chief, The Verge
One-on-One with FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski
Join FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro for a candid conversation about Chairman Genachowski's vision for and tenure at the FCC and his ongoing efforts to bring meaningful change to the agency. They discuss developments in broadband, spectrum reform, competition policy and other critical issues impacting our industry.
A Global Perspective on Retail
Join Best Buy's Brian Dunn and CEA's Gary Shapiro for a candid one-on-one about the current state of retail and what new strategic areas retailers are looking at. We'll take a look at how 2011 holiday sales turned out, discuss Internet sales tax, leadership, international expansion and more. Find out what retailers are doing to stay on top in this unpredictable climate and what products and services are giving Best Buy a competitive edge.
Presenters: Brian Dunn – CEO, Best Buy; Gary Shapiro – President and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)