Keynote Theatre



What You Will Hear

Some of the leading companies and disruptive start-ups deliver their insight and opinions, and will debate on our Main Stage, located in the Keynote Theatre. Be clued-in to the future of wearable technology, the benefits of 'getting connected', and hear from industry leaders about how devices are being used to increase productivity on an individual and corporate level.

Who Should Attend

Delegates who want to increase their understanding of the current wearables landscape, and just what the future holds in this area. Attendees will include retailers, distributors, investors, start-ups, developers, innovation managers and press.


Themes: Wearables Future of, Brands, Fitness Wearables, AR & VR, Innovations, Wearable Risk, Immersive Video, Security, Education, Botnets
9:45am
Helping Parkinson’s patients improve rehabilitation outcomes and quality of life
Speaker – Davide Vigano, CEO, Sensoria
10:10am
Using sensors and wearable technology in elite sports
How companies like ShotTracker and PlaySight are changing the game for elite sports teams – and sports fans
Speaker – John Peters, VP, SFIA
10:30am
Case study – how the world’s largest hotel chain unlocked profits with iOT
Speaker – Manish Mistry, Infostretch
11:00am
AI Chip with Feelings
Speaker – Wolf Richter, CTO, EPIC Semiconductor
11:30am Networking Break
12:00pm
The latest trends in wearable medical devices
Speaker - Walt Maclay Voler Systems
12:30pm
Product demonstration
Speaker – TBA
1:00pm Lunch Break
2:00pm
The next frontier of wearable technology?
The wearable technology field is continuously growing. We will look into the perception of what we consider wearable today, why it can do more for usthan just taking measurements, and whether or not we can leverage technology to help us in redefiningthe role of wearable technology.
Speaker - Gil Laroya – Principal Engineer, Redial Medical
2:25pm
Google, Levi’s and the next generation of smart textiles
An insight into Project Jacquard, seismic powered clothing and the next generation of smart textiles.
Speaker – Maureen Conners, Director, Fashion Incubator San Francisco
2:50pm
Advanced Materials for Next-Gen Wearables
This presentation looks at the requirements for next-gen wearable devices and discusses how advanced materials are solving fundamental challenges of comfort and performance for both clinical and consumer applications.
Speaker – Michael Magyar, Chief Materials Technologist, Gore
3:15pm Networking Break
3:45pm
Developing Premium VR Content for VR Arcades and Enterprise, and the VR Market Today
Speaker – Jeremy Lam, CEO, Virtual World Arcade
4:15pm
Good ideas and algorithms aren’t always enough
Elegant algorithms and brilliant engineering don’t necessarily translate into successful digital products. Best-of-breed technology solutions are those that have the ability to truly engage customers. Ideas and algorithms that are poorly implemented or difficult to use have littered the economy with failed companies both large and small. Learn valuable lessons about what to do and what to avoid from a CTO who views are based on insight into more than 100 product teams working across more than 150 product lines.
Speaker – Jonathan Rivers – CTO, 3Pillar Global

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