New conference tracks focused on AI, AR/VR, blockchain and more
CES Asia™ 2018, the premier event for the consumer technology industry in the Asian market, will offer three days of conference sessions, that focus on transformative technologies such as 5G connectivity, artificial intelligence (AI), augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR), vehicle technology, blockchain and more. Sessions will feature more than 140 thought leaders, industry pioneers and visionaries from major brands to innovative startups, discussing emerging trends and the future of tech across 14 major industries driving the Asian market.
“CES Asia brings together visionaries from every major and emerging industry in the Asian marketplace today. It is a snapshot of the entire technology ecosystem in one place,” said Karen Chupka, executive vice president, CES. “Our conference program gives attendees a front row seat to the discussions that are driving and pioneering the expansion of innovative technologies into completely new industries, and how those adaptations will change our lives for the better.“
The complete CES Asia conference session schedule is now posted. Highlights by product category include:
Implementing Smart Mobility in Smart Cities
11:05-11:45 AM, Thursday, June 14
Smart mobility represents one of the most important benefits of smart cities, yet the realities of implementing those solutions are complex. This panel of experts representing multiple smart mobility and smart city efforts will offer recommendations and advice for others exploring similar opportunities.
- Evan Tahler, Chief Product Officer, Voom, an Airbus Company
- Lizhi Yang, Director of Smart City Business, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
- Simon Dixon, Global Transportation Leader, Deloitte
AI Innovations in Healthcare
3-3:45 PM, Thursday, June 14
Though still in early stages, AI and machine learning in healthcare is here. Experts will share how machine learning is structuring data in ways that will ultimately improve patient care. From natural language processing to diagnostic assistance to intelligent robots, AI is blazing a trail of innovations for doctors, patients, and healthcare as we know it.
- Cristene Gonzalez-Wertz, IBM Institute for Business Value, Research Leader, Electronics
- Vivian Zhu, CEO, Blue 449 Greater China
The VR/AR Forecast
10:30-11:15 AM, Thursday, June 14
What are some of the key trends shaping the VR/AR market? From drones to retail to product design, VR/AR applications are changing the way that we live and work. Discover the latest innovations and what’s next for the consumer.
- Li Sun, CEO, Shadow Creator Information Technology Co., Ltd.
- Chenyu Cui, Senior Analyst, IHS Markit
- Henry Zhou, CEO, Pico Technology Co., Ltd.
- Chunyuan Liao, Founder, President & CEO, HiScene Information Technology Co., Ltd
- John C.C. Fan, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, Kopin Corporation
- Atsunari Tsuda, HMD Business Management General Manager, Seiko Epson Corp
Blockchain and Future Life
9-10:30 AM, Friday, June 15
Introduce the integration of blockchain technology with specific life scenarios (such as integration with luxury products, changes in personal data management, etc.), and how blockchain changes and influences the life of the future.
- HeJuan Zhao, Founder, TMTPOST&ChainDD
- William Wang, Founder, Tokenpos
- Oliver Li, Management Partner, Draper Dragon Fund
- Nico Li, COO & Editor-in-Chief, TMTPOST&ChainDD
- JieLiang Zhou, Operating Director, ChainDD
Game Changing Entrepreneurs in China
1-2:15 PM, Friday, June 15
China is leading the way technology is changing the future of living. Hear from a group of Chinese millennial tech entrepreneurs (AI, Big data, Food Tech and Art Tech) on their startup journey and how they’re poised to be game changers through their technology adventures.
- Daisy Guo, Cofounder and CMO, Tezign.com
- Jill Tang, Co-Founder, Ladies Who Tech
- Xinhua Zhou, Senior Vice President, Shiheng Tech
- Mingke Luo, Co-founder & CEO, MrS.ai
- Tianwei Jing, Chief Marketing Officer, Ruff
The Emerging Role of the Electric Vehicle
3-3:45 PM, Wednesday, June 13
Electric cars are on the rise. Learn what’s on the horizon for the energy vehicle market and hear the latest developments in sustainable transportation.
- Haibo Wang, Head of Powertrain Technology & Innovation China, Continental AG
- Yan Li, Host of Product Home, Ifeng.com
- Wei Xu, Vice President, Leapmotor
- Li Huang, General Manager, Huizhou Desay SV Automotive Co., Ltd.
Complimentary simultaneous interpretation services will be available in both English and Mandarin. Headsets will be available to pick up at the kiosk locations in the ballroom foyer on Level 3 at the Kerry Hotel.
See what exhibitors will be showcasing at CES Asia 2018 via our pitch video playlist. For more information on how to attend, visit CESAsia.com.
Note to Editors:
High-definition video b-roll from CES Asia 2018 is available for easy download on CESAsia.com.
Journalists traveling from outside of China will require a J-1 or J-2 visa. For questions about exhibiting at CES Asia, contact Brian Moon at bmoon@CTA.tech or +1 703-907-4351.
About CES Asia
Owned and produced by the International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and co-produced by Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd (Shanghai Intex), CES Asia is the premier event for the consumer technology industry, showcasing the full breadth and depth of the innovation value-chain in the Asian marketplace. Key global businesses come to this new event to grow and reinforce their brand by showcasing the latest products and technologies to consumer tech industry executives, foreign buyers, international media and a limited number of consumers from China. Attendees have exclusive access to some of the largest brands from China and around the world, while celebrating the innovation that defines the consumer technology sector.
About International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. and CTA
International CES (Shanghai) Exhibition Co. Ltd. is a wholly foreign-owned enterprise by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), a trade association representing the $351 billion U.S. consumer technology industry, which supports more than 15 million U.S. jobs. More than 2,200 companies – 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world’s best known brands – enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CTA also owns and produces CES® – the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA’s industry services.
About Shanghai Intex
Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd was originally the exhibition organizing business of Shanghai Intex, a pioneering exhibition organizer established in 1995. Shanghai Intex is jointly overseen by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) Shanghai and PNO Exhibition Investment (Dubai) Limited. Starting in 1998, Shanghai Intex has organized over 100 trade shows and conferences with a sum total exhibition space in excess of 2 million sqm. Shanghai Intex is comprised of professional teams with a wealth of experience in organizing major international events, covering the creative industry, healthcare, lifestyle, advanced manufacturing and consumer electronics.