3 - 4 October 2017 
Santa Clara Convention Centre,
California, USA

+44 (0) 1179 323586

Breakout Room 1 Wearable Disrupt


Product & User Applications, Healthcare, Performance Sports, Smart Sensors & Components, Smart Textiles
11.00am
Address & welcome: Chris Tweedt, Research Analyst, Parks Associates
11.10am
Smart Wearables - Unleashing The Next Era of Wearables Innovation
The wearables segment is abuzz with significant innovation, the market is growing rapidly, device segmentation is evolving, industry ecosystem expanding and consumers have the luxury of product variety.
Qualcomm will share its vision for the wearables segment, the strategies it has in place to accelerate growth, and the advancements it is making in enabling smaller/sleeker form factors, longer battery life, smarter sensing, and always connected experiences.
This session will also highlight how Qualcomm’s customers are building on this foundation to meet the needs of tomorrow’s consumers across a range of segments and use cases such as sports and fitness, kid/elderly tracking, and connected smartwatch experiences.
Speakers:

Pankaj Kedia, Sr. Director & Business Lead, Smart Wearables Segment, Qualcomm

Tom Jones, Global VP Marketing & Creative Director, Nixon

11.30am
Health & Fitness – What’s on Offer
Ways of monitoring biometrics measurements, perspiration levels, alcohol levels and body temperature are available soon to the market. Our panel discuss these upcoming health and fitness orientated devices.
Moderator:

Mike Feibus, Principal & President, FeibusTech


Panellists:

Riaan Conradie, COO & Co-Founder, LifeQ

Andrew Moore, Product Manager, Connected Fitness, Under Armour

Mary Liz McCurdy, Global Head of Health & Fitness BD, Google Play

Sharlene Sternberg, Marketing Manager, Sensoria

12.00pm Lunch
1.00pm
Smart Clothing for 2017
We look at the latest biometric sensor garments on offer for elite professionals and making its way into the consumer space. Our experts explore what options are available and the relative pros and cons of each device. Is data management the future of elite sports?
Moderator:

Syuzi Pakhchyan, Experience Lead, BCG Digital Ventures

Panellists:

Nadia Kang, CMO, AIQ Smart Clothing Inc

Colin Fitzgerald, Co-Founder & CTO, Plantiga

Ben O’Brien, CEO, StretchSense

Mickey Ferri, Chief Growth Officer, Enflux

1.30pm
Beddit - Solving Sleep
Introducing the new Beddit 3 Sleep Tracker that solves sleep and helps make sleep a good habit with nothing to wear. The new Beddit 3 Sleep Tracker continues Beddit’s leadership in providing the most accurate and comprehensive consumer sleep tracking technology developed and designed to measure sleep with nothing to wear. Beddit 3 Sleep Tracker continuously measures sleep, movement, heart rate, breathing, snoring as well as the bedroom temperature and humidity. Unlike apps that track sleep, or activity trackers one must wear and charge frequently, the Beddit 3 Sleep Tracker is completely ambient. The thin, flexible and soft sensor is unnoticeable when placed under the sheet on top of the mattress. No charging or battery needed. Plug it in, and just sleep.
Presenter:

Lasse Leppakorpi, CEO and Co-Founder, Beddit

1.50pm
Pregnancy Wearables
Our panel discuss the health monitoring wearables designed for women to learn more before, during and after pregnancy.
Moderator:

Joseph Wei, Managing Director, Lab360 Hardware Incubator

Panellists:

Eric Dy, Co-founder & CEO, Bloom Technologies

Lea Von Bidder, Co-Founder & CEO, Ava Science

Sara Naab, Co-founder & Director of Marketing, Trak Fertility

David Weiss, Co-Founder, Hatch Baby

2.20pm
Sensors & Flexible Electronics
The integration and convergence of sensor technologies gives industry’s a multitude of opportunities to create compelling and useful wearables. Hear from companies within this space on how they are developing their technology and why they will remain so dominant in the years to come?
Moderator:

Chris Tweedt, Research Analyst, Parks Associates

Panellists:

Meg Grant, Principal Creative Technologist, Superflex

Kerri McMaster, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Performance Lab Technologies

Ben O’Brien, CEO, StretchSense

2.50pm
Collaboration – Key to the Future of Smart Textiles
Where is smart clothing and where can I buy it? If I can actually buy smart clothing what do I want it for and what’s it going to do? The industry needs more opportunity for fashion designers to start working with technology. Our panel discuss has there even been progression in the area of smart textiles and how accessible and affordable is it?
Moderator:

Syuzi Pakhchyan, Experience Lead, BCG Digital Ventures

Chris Tweedt, Research Analyst, Parks Associates

Panellists:

Kay Rathschlag, Co-founder & Managing Director, Wearable Life Science

Philipp Schwarz, CEO & Founder, Wearable Life Science

Jesse Jur, Assistant Professor of Textile Engineering, Chemistry & Science, North Carolina State University

Melanie Hoerr, Manager Technical Embroidery Application, ZSK Machines

3.20pm
Closing Remarks: Chris Tweedt, Research Analyst, Parks Associates
3.30pm
Show Closes
Health & Fitness, Smart Textiles, Enterprise, Flexible Materials
11.00am
Address & Welcome: John Weir, Coo, Evolve Media Group
11.10am
Technology, Innovation and Superheroes
Hear how Team USA is using technology to find the edge.
Speaker:

Mounir Zok, Director of Technology and Innovation, US Olympic Committee

11.30am
Flashtech – Moving Away from the Wrist
Wearables are moving away from the wrist and focusing more on the head, chest, sock/shoe, belt, shirt and underwear. Our experts share these popular and exciting new wearables.
Moderator:

Monisha Perkash, CEO & Co-Founder, Lumo BodyTech

Panellists:

Philo Northrup, Co-Founder, ActivBody

Dr. Brett Wingeier, CTO and Co-Founder, Halo Neuroscience

Hussain Ahamed, Founding CEO, MainTool

Hugo Mercier, CEO & Co-Founder, Rythm

12.00pm Lunch
1.00pm
Wearables - A Helping Hand
Meet the wearables tackling pain management, health complications, personal wellbeing and illnesses. Our team of panellists share the current wearables available within the market.
Moderator:

John Weir, Coo, Evolve Media Group

Panellists:

 Alan Levy, CEO, Chrono Therapeutics

 Maryam Ziaei, Co-Founder & CEO, iSono Health

 Prachi Baxi, Co-Founder & CEO, Smartypans

 Michael Buchanan, Director of Marketing and Product Management, A&D Medical

 David Matly, Vice President of Business Development, Chrono Therapeutics

1.30pm
The Next Generation of Wearable Technology
Wearables are becoming more common in our daily lives as we track our steps with a fashionable bracelet, monitor our favourite athlete's performance through a sensor or improve security in the enterprise. As wearables become ubiquitous, the demands of the technology inside - both hardware and software - become greater. What does that technology look like, what can you do with it and how will we see this change in the next five to 10 years?
Speaker:

 Richard Kerslake, General Manager, Curie Technology, Business Unit, Intel Corporation

1.50pm
Big Data – Helping us to Sleep Better
When tracking a sleep cycle how valuable is the information to the wearer? Is the information borderline useless or is the data really an insight to see a bigger picture?
Moderator:

Joseph Wei, Managing Director, Lab360 Hardware Incubator

Panellists:

Joni Kettunen, CEO & Co-Founder, FirstBeat Technologies

Lasse Leppäkorpi, CEO, Beddit

Jonathan Lee, Director of R&D Strategy, New Devices Group, Intel

Yasi Baiani, Senior Product Manager, Sleep & Wellbeing, Fitbit

2.20pm
Are Wearables Affecting Fashion?
Our panel discusses whether the current focus on wearable gadgets are limiting the potential integration of fashion and technology.
Moderator:

Josh Bradshaw, Business Strategy & Marketing Consultant, WorkTechWork.com

Panellists:

Syuzi Pakhchyan, Experience Lead, BCG Digital Ventures

Chris Fulton, Head of Business Development, Bluesmart

Karl J. Weaver, OEM Business Development Director, North America & Northeast Asia, Oasis Smart SIM

2.50pm
Wearables & ARVR is better!
Wearable technology is evolving towards mass market adoption and finding common uses cases within ARVR quickly. What is the current and future technology leading this progress and why is it so important? How can wearables enhance and improve ARVR experiences? From sports to medicine to games, this panel will explore some wearable use cases that provide a more natural immersion and virtual presence, help track the human body accurately, and provide athletes, coaches, patients, doctors, gamers, and developers with important performance feedback and data. Our experts in this interactive discussion will share their insight and experiences.
Moderator:

Joel Orr, Director, Silicon Valley English Institute LLC

Panellists:

Derek Belch, CEO, STRIVR Labs

Jeffrey Jacobsen, Sr. Advisor to CEO Golden-i Chief Architect & Program Manager, Kopin Corporation

Mark Morrison, Corporate Director, Business Development, Sales & Marketing, uSens Inc

Allan McLennan, President, PADEM Group

2.50pm
INNOVATIONS OF SMART TEXTILES
Our panel discuss the key drivers in the smart textile sector, the innovations that will provide future growth and how organisations can take advantage of the latest technological breakthroughs.
Panellists:

Derek Belch, CEO, STRIVR Labs

3.20pm
Closing Remarks: Joel Orr, Director, Silicon Valley English Institute LLC
3.30pm
Show Closes
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