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A CES 2019 Preview: In a Nutshell

CES 2019 starts now.

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If you’ve ever walked the floors of CES, you’ll know there is too much to be seen. Let’s sum up what you can expect to come out of the massive show, in a nutshell.

New and Expanded Exhibit Areas

  • NEW Resilience: Tech keeping the world healthy, safe, warm, powered, fed and secure.
  • NEW Enterprise Solutions: Encompasses analytics, consulting, integration, cybersecurity, e-commerce and mobile payment.
  • CES Sports Zone: The latest tech innovation impacting athletic performance to fan engagement and the business of sports on and off the field. The Gamespot eSports truck will also provide attendees with a firsthand experience of eSports.
  • Self-Driving Technology: Ride-and-drive experiences.
  • C Space: Tech and entertainment converge. How tech is changing the future of brand marketing and entertainment.
  • Smart Cities: See how smart cities will influence policies, transportation, cities and towns, our industry and our planet.
  • Eureka Park: 1,200 of the world’s most promising tech pioneers at CES’ home for startups— and maybe a few future unicorns.

    CES 2019 preview
    Shot from CES 2018. (Image via CES)

Can’t-Miss Conference Sessions and Speakers

  • Keynote Addresses
    • LG Electronics President and Chief Technology Officer Dr. I.P. Park
    • CTA President and CEO Gary Shapiro and CES Executive Vice President Karen Chupka
    • IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty
    • Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg
    • AMD President and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Lisa Su
    • U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao
    • AT&T Communications CEO John Donovan and MediaLink Chairman and CEO Michael Kassan
  • Conference Sessions
    • AI Everywhere
      • Daniel Hodges, CEO and Founder, CIM ToursEric Colson, Chief Algorithms Officer, StitchfixAllende Cornejo, Project Engineer, Drone Racing LeagueJohn Teeple, Director, Advanced Technology, John Deere
    • Taking the Lead on Innovation in Cities 
      • Walter Alcorn, VP, Environmental Affairs and Industry Sustainability, Consumer Technology AssociationMuriel Bowser, Mayor, Washington, DCJoe Buscaino, Councilmember, City of Los Angeles
    • CES 2019 Trends to Watch 
      • Steve Koenig, VP, Market Research, Consumer Technology Association
    • C Space Storytellers
      • Leading brands and CMOs take to our Story Tellers stage,  including IBM’s Michele Peluso, Unilever’s Keith Weed and Proctor and Gamble’s Marc Pritchard
    • CMO Insights: Technology’s Impact on Brand Strategy 
      • Jean Foster, SVP, Marketing and Communications, Consumer Technology AssociationJill Cress, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, National Geographic PartnersMeg Goldthwaite, Chief Marketing Officer, NPRRaja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Mastercard
    • #NBATwitter: A Conversation with Adam Silver and Jack Dorsey
      • Rachel Nichols, Anchor, ESPNJack Dorsey, CEO, TwitterAdam Silver, Commissioner, NBA
    • Immersive Media
      • Michael Davies, SVP, Filed and Technical Operations, Fox Sports; William Deng, VP, Media Strategy and Business Development, NFLDanny Keens, VP, Content, NextVRSandra Lopez, VP, Intel Sports and Media, IntelGeoff Reiss, GM, Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Sports / Verizon Media Group
    • Technology to Feed the World
      • Susan McPherson, Founder and CEO, McPherson Strategies, LLCJon Friedman, COO, Freight FarmsDr. Laura Kliman, Senior Flavor Scientist, Impossible FoodsBrigid McDermott, VP, IBM Food Trust, IBMCarl Vause, CEO, Soft Robotics
    •  Future Focus: With Forbes’ Most Influential CMOs 
      • Jenny Rooney, Editor, CMO Network ForbesAimee Lapic, CMO, PandoraSusan Vobejda, CMO, The Trade DeskDeborah Wahl, CMO, Cadillac
    • Technology, Jobs and the Future of Work
      • Jennifer Taylor, VP, U.S. Jobs, Consumer Technology AssociationCharlie Ackerman, SVP, Human Resources – North America, BoschRobert Chiappetta, Director, Government Affairs, ToyotaBonnie Lee, VP, Property Claims, Allstate Insurance CompanyMonica Lucero, SVP, Client Services and Marketing, TeamPeople
  • SuperSessions

Stay tuned for more CES updates all week long here at eeDesignIt.

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