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2017 FitnessTech Summit
Thursday, January 5

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM | FitnessTech Summit Welcome & Breakfast

Join us as we kick-off the 2017 FitnessTech Summit with Under Armour.

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

Breakfast and Welcome

Welcome:
Producer FitnessTech Summit
Living in Digital Times
Associate Producer
Sports and FitnessTech Summit
8:30 AM - 8:55 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

Fusing Design & Technology

When it comes to transforming fitness behaviors, companies need to think beyond just tracking. Hear insights from the company’s leading designers, engineers, trainers, and hardware experts on lessons learned since the brand’s launch of UA Record at CES in 2015.

Speakers:
VP, Digital
Under Armour
9:00am – 10:15am | The Road to Rio

FitTech companies shined at the Olympics: Who was wearing what? What were the benefits/advantages? Are the athletic achievements of Olympians using fitness technology affecting the consumer demand for tracking information?

9:00 AM - 9:40 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

PerformanceTech

Lifestyle fitness has reached the consumer market in no uncertain terms. However, it is still the elite athlete for whom the most advanced technology is developed. We explore how and what technologies and trends are taking performance to new pinnacles.

Moderator:
Managing Director
Comcast Ventures
Speakers:
CEO and Co-Founder
Halo Neuroscience
Founder / CEO
Kiwi Wearables Technologies Ltd.
Chief Marketing Officer
Skulpt
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

Olympic Achievements

These companies outfitted the US Olympic team leading to a record number of Gold medals. How are they using the data they gathered to inform and outfit consumer’s workout habits.

Moderator:
Executive Vice President
Whistle Sports Network
Speakers:
Founder and President
VERT
Chief Strategy Officer
Polar
10:15am – 11:15am | Fitness As A Second Skin

Fashion and Tech companies and designers are learning that the key to a successful partnership might be built into the fabric itself.

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

Internet of the Body

As the wearable market expands beyond the wrist, sensors placed into clothing and footwear will focus on specific tasks; the smartwatch will provide platform integration, becoming the nucleus of wearables. We investigate how this network is evolving. 

Moderator:
Writer
New York Times
Speakers:
Chief Creative Officer
CloudTag Inc
CEO
Tractive
Senior Manager, Future Concepts
Suunto Oy
President
TomTom Inc.
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

Smart Fabrics

Compression technology, electro stimulation and embedded sensors: what you wear can make a difference

Moderator:
Mobile Editor
Digital Trends
Speakers:
Assistant Professor
North Carolina State University
Creative Director
HEiSEL
Co-Founder and CEO
Sensoria, Inc.
11:15am-11:30am
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

Break

11:30am – 12:30 pm | Life in 3D and 360 º

360 degree cameras, Virtual reality, Pokemon, Feelables and 4k TV are changing the way we workout, play, enjoy and share our Fitness and outdoor experiences in real time and all-around time.

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

Changing the View

John Foley discusses the Peloton phenomena of bringing the cycling studio into the home. Witness live “connected” exercise and learn how Peloton has revolutionized cycling fitness in a mere two years.

Speakers:
CEO
Peloton
11:50 AM - 12:30 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

ExerGames on Steroids

360 degree cameras, virtual and augmented reality, and 4K video are changing the way we work out, play, enjoy and share our Fitness and outdoor experiences in real time and all-around time

Moderator:
Managing Editor
Digital Trends
Speakers:
CEO
Lyte Ltd
CEO
ICAROS GmbH
12:30pm – 1:00pm
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

Lunch

1:00pm – 2:15 pm | FAD: Fitness, Algorhythms and Diet

Is FitnessTech just another “FAD” diet? One in 3 consumers now wear some kind of tracking device so how is technology helping the business of staying Fit adapt, adjust and integrate the new technologies.

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

FitnessTech – Business of Brain and Brawn

Wearables have emerged primarily around FitnessTech, but we’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg in value and growth in this space. Join a 10-year industry veteran to discuss where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re going with wearables and FitnessTech

Speakers:
President and Co-Founder
Valencell, Inc.
1:20 PM - 1:55 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

Hearables – Wireless Earbuds

Data accuracy of a wearable device is paramount to its success. With its proximity to the temporal artery, the ear has the potential to provide physical data of every sort. How much can we learn about this most complex machine?

Moderator:
Founder
Wellness Force
Speakers:
Co-Founder
Nuheara
Chief Marketing Officer
AfterShokz
President and Co-Founder
Valencell, Inc.
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

We Are What We Eat

Where do the pros turn to keep their health on track? Journalist and fitness expert Jenna Wolfe will take us through the tech that transformed her life, demoing the newest nutrition tracking technology from industry-leading weight loss app, Lose It!.

Speakers:
TV Journalist and Lifestyle & Fitness Expert
Jenna Wolfe Fitness
2:15pm – 3:15 pm | Wearables On the Rise

Fitness tech has always been the leader in innovation. These new wearable companies are pushing the boundaries and finding ways to enrich, enhance and inform every aspect of our lives.

2:15pm - 3:15 pm
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

Wearable Enhancements

Moderator:
Founder and CEO
FitWell
Speakers:
CEO
Firstbeat Technologies
Co-Founder & CEO
Spire
Executive VP of R&D
OrCam
CEO
Ming Young Biomedical Corp.
3:15pm – 4:30pm | Beyond the Step Tracker

Over the past decade, fitness and health consciousness has become a conspicuous element of our modern day culture. We examine what the tech world has in store, including real time download, personal coaching, analytics and wearables of every sort.

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

Beyond Those 10,000 Steps

Getting your 10,000 steps a day is the ubiquitous metric for staying healthy and active in every day life. Experts from Fitbit and UnitedHealthcare will discuss how wearable technology is enabling company’s wellness programs to think beyond that metric.

Panelists:
Vice President of Digital Products
UnitedHealthcare
VP & GM, Fitbit Group Health
Fitbit
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

The Quantified Athlete

With more than 250 technology companies competing to monitor, measure and predict athlete training and performance, who wins and why? In 15 minutes, the Sports Innovation Lab will preview the market dynamics that are giving shape to this dynamic and highly competitive market sector.

Panelists:
Co-Founder, Managing Director
Sports Innovation Lab
Co-Founder, Managing Director
Sports Innovation Lab
Co-Founder, Managing Director
Sports Innovation Lab
3:50 PM - 4:30 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

It all Starts Here

Whatever discoveries fitness data generates seemingly trickle down to every aspect of our lives, transcending the fitness industry whether in health or in enabling a more productive and fulfilling lifestyle. Our experts are going to discuss the next level of innovation

Moderator:
Managing Director
Comcast Ventures
Speakers:
Founder and CEO
Mio Global
Vice President of Digital Health at Nokia Technologies
Nokia Technologies
President
LifeSpan
CMO
Wahoo Fitness
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM | Fitness at Any Age AARP

The Fitness craze can strike at any time.  Join AARP and their partners as they discuss the challenges and rewards of staying fit past the bikini stage.

4:30pm - 5:00pm
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4303

Fitness at Any Age

Join AARP to see how high tech fitness is a lifetime activity and a lifetime business opportunity. From new sports rehab innovations to fitness tracking and diet advice, smart tech can help increase health benefits at every age.

Moderator:
SVP Innovation & Product Development
AARP
Speakers:
Lifestyle Gerontologist
AJA Associates, LLC
Vice President Global Sales
Nuheara
Director, Biometrics Lab
Valencell, Inc.