2016 International CES
Thursday, January 7
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4301

Welcome to Our PlayDate with Tech

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Session Description

9 – 9:30 AM

Welcome: That Was the Year That Was

Augmented Reality, Connected Devices, Social Networks, New Channels, Robotics and Coding. We look at the best of 2015 and look ahead to the new year.

 

Moderator:

Robin Raskin, President and Founder, Living in Digital Times
 

Speaker:

Warren Buckleitner, Editor, Children's Technology Review
Donald Coolidge, CEO, Elemental Path
David Kleeman, SVP, Global Trends, Dubit

Kids: Physical Meets Digital

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Session Description

9:30 – 9:50 AM

KidZania: Move Over Chuckie Cheese

Be the first to see the newest and brightest idea on the planet. Find out how KidZania is creating new indoor theme park destinations for global digital kids.

 

Speaker:

Enrique Mena, Chief of Staff and Head of Global Communications, KidZania
Xavier López, President, KidZania

The Kid Report

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Session Description

9:50 – 10:15 AM

Girls: In Their Own Words

Back by popular demand, the Girl Scout Ambassadors give a look at “all things digital."

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Speaker:

Anna Maria Chavez, CEO, Girl Scouts of the USA

10:15 - 10:45AM

Facebook’s Lessons Learned

Antigone Davis has been working the Facebook/kids/privacy triangle and has a lot to say about parents, kids and the world of Facebook.

 

Panelist:

Antigone Davis, Head of Global Safety, Facebook

Robotics: Kid’s Best Friend

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Session Description

10:45 – 11:15AM

Robots are a Kid’s Best Friend

Adorable, affordable, awesome.

 

Moderator:

Lance Ulanoff, Chief Correspondent and Editor-at-Large, Mashable
 

Panelist:

Vikas Gupta, CEO and Co-Founder, Wonder Workshop
Chris Hardouin, Electronics Engineer Manager, Spin Master Corp
Dr. John S. Ostrem, CMO, AvatarMind
Davin Sufer, CTO, WowWee

11:15 – 11:30AM

Break

The Amazing High Tech Adventures Of David Pogue

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Session Description

11:30 AM – 12 PM

The Continuing Adventures of David Pogue

For 13 years David was the tech columnist for the New York Times. He’s now a monthly columnist for Scientific American, creator of the Missing Manual books, and the host of science shows on PBS’s Nova. He’s been a correspondent for CBS This Morning, he won two Emmys and two Webbys, a Loeb award for Journalism, and an honorary doctorate in music. Get his take on all things family tech.

 

Speaker:

David Pogue, Founder, Yahoo Tech, Yahoo!

Oculus Rift: The Family Friend

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Session Description

12:00 – 12:30 PM

Screentime: From Laptops to Virtual Reality

Mary Lou Jepson was the head of Google X’s display division. She left to head up the Oculus VR effort (now part of Facebook). Inspiring and fascinating, Jepson walks us through her vision for family screen time.

 

Speaker:

Dr. MaryLou Jepsen, Executive Director of Engineering - Facebook / Oculus, Facebook/Oculus

12:30 – 1:00 PM

Lunch Break

Emerging Tech For Kids

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Session Description

1:00 – 1:45 PM

Tomorrow’s Future Today

We take a wild ride through the next gen of wow products.

 

Moderator:

Tonda Bunge Sellers, President, Digital Kids Media
 

Panelist:

Debbie Heimowitz, Director of Content, Square Panda
Reyne Rice, CEO, Founder, ToyTrends
Akinori Takahagi, CEO, Moff, Inc.
Beth Marcus, CEO, Playrific, Inc.
Sal Irigoyen, President and Founder, Odyssey Toys
Nick Beliaeff, Vice President Production, Spin Master Studios

Parenting Tools

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Session Description

1:45 – 2:15 PM

The Future of News and Entertainment in Your Home

Virtual reality news programs, entertainment appisodes. We get a sneak peek at some of the industry's new ways to experience media. Advice on how to get involved included.

 

Moderator:

Andrea Smith, Executive Producer & Host, Tech Industry Expert
 

Speaker:

Skarpi Hedinsson, CTO, Disney/ABC Television Group
Dan Silver, Executive Producer, ABC News

Modern Parenting

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Session Description

2:15 – 2:45 PM

Location-Based Parenting

You can track your kids, your dog, or your luggage; how does that change your parenting style?

 

Moderator:

Avram Piltch, Online Editorial Director, Tom’s Guide and Laptop Mag
 

Panelist:

Chris Herbert, CEO, TrackR
Betsy Fore, Founder & CEO, WonderWoof
Don Inmon, Co-Founder/President, pi lab - Edwin the Duck
Ann Crady Weiss, CEO / Founder, Hatch Baby

Emerging Tech and Family Life

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Session Description

2:45 – 3:15 PM

Emerging Tech and Family Life

From tot to teen, parents have changed their styles because of technology.

 

Moderator:

Rebecca Levey, Co-Founder, KidzVuz
 

Panelist:

Gail Horwood, Vice President, Worldwide Digital Strategy, Consumer Personal Products, Johnson & Johnson
Dulcie Madden, CEO & Co-Founder, Rest Devices, Inc.
Nancy Smith, CMO & Co-Founder, Lineage Labs, Inc.
Audrey Mann Cronin, Founder, Our Digital Daughters, Say It Media Inc.

3:15 – 3:30 PM

Break

The Smart Family Home

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3:30 – 4 PM

The Internet of Things Comes Home

Can you home run itself? The lastest smart devices take care of themselves and you.

 

Moderator:

Dan Tynan, Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Tech
 

Panelist:

Lasse Leppakorpi, CEO & Co-Founder, Beddit
Thomas Serval, CEO/Co-Founder, Kolibree
David VanderWaal, Head of Marketing for Home Entertainment and Home Appliances, LG Electronics USA
Michael Wallace, Co-founder and CEO, Perfect Company

A Family View Of Wearables

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Session Description

4:00 – 4:30 PM

Fashion Forward

New ways to wear your technology.

 

Moderator:

Jenna Blaha, Tech Editor, Marie ClaireMarie Claire
 

Panelist:

Adam Adelman, CEO, Mighty Cast, Inc
Ariel Garten, Co-Founder and CEO, Interaxon
Scott Jordan, CEO, SCOTTeVEST, INC
Dr. Amanda Parkes, CTO, Manufacture NY

4:30 - 5:00 PM

How millenial parents inform product decisions.

Maria Bailey, author of Millennial Moms: 202 Facts Marketers Need To Know To Build Brands and Drive Sales provides insights into this powerful market. Then see how HP put her advice to product.

 

Moderator:

Maria Bailey, CEO, BSM Media, Inc.
 

Speaker:

Noah Lomax, Product Marketing Manager, Hewlett Packard Company

7th KAPi Awards

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Session Description

5:30 – 7:00PM

Annual KAPi (KidsAtPlay Interactive) Awards Cocktail Reception and Awards

Get your bling on and join Living in Digital Times, Digital Kids Summit and Children’s Technology Review as we present awards for the best of kids’ tech and media.