SuperSessions

Covering what’s next and what’s big, SuperSessions offer a spotlight for showcasing out-of-the-box ideas. These free sessions feature the voices shaping our industry, from C-level executives and consumer technology industry leaders to futurists and innovators.


The Future of Robotics

presented by Engadget

1-2 PM January 6

LVCC, North Hall, Room N257

From military drones, to exosuits that augment human capabilities, robotics is one of the most exciting areas of technology. We're bringing together the industry’s finest minds to talk about the current state of robotics, and where the technology is headed. 

 

The Next Big Thing: New Realities

presented by CNET

3:30-4:30 PM January 6

LVCC, North Hall, Room N257

Join CNET superstars Brian Cooley, Tim Stevens and a panel of luminaries discussing the exciting future of virtual and augmented reality. How will these technologies impact gaming? Driving? Entertainment?  Life? We explore the imminent change VR and AR will bring. 

The Market for Smart Watches

10-11 AM January 7

Venetian, Level 1, Casanova 605

Is there is a solid business model in the smart watch market? The Apple Watch has brought new attention to the conversation.  How will new leaders and emerging trends impact the companies and competitors striving to mainstream the smart watch in our digital lifestyle?

Future of Gaming

11:30 AM-12:30 PM January 7

LVCC, North Hall, Room N257

Some of the industry’s biggest names, and most innovative companies, discuss the impact that virtual reality, free-to-play and mobile games are having on the massive global gaming business.

One-on-One with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler

1-2 PM January 7

LVCC, North Hall, Room N257

Join FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and CEA President and CEO Gary Shapiro for a candid conversation about Chairman Wheeler’s exciting first year. They will discuss spectrum issues, developments in broadband and open Internet, competition policy and other critical issues. 

Speaker Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, CEA

The Evolution of the Smart Home

1-2 PM January 7

Venetian, Level 1, Casanova 605

From connected appliances to home automation, industry experts explore what is possible with the latest smart home technology and innovations. Is the smart home ready for broader consumer adoption? Does DIY make smart home a reality?

Speaker Dr.-Ing. Rainer Kallenbach, CEO, Bosch Software Innovations GmbH

Speaker Kevin Meagher, VP and General Manager Smart Home, Lowe's Home Improvement