2018 Agenda

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2018 FitnessTech Summit
Tuesday, January 9

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM | FitnessTech Summit Welcome & Breakfast

Join us as we kick off the 8th annual FitnessTech conference

8:30 AM - 8:40
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Welcome

Welcome:
Producer
Living in Digital Times
Co-Producer
Living in Digital Times
8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Morning Spotlight

Under Armour Kicks off the 2018 FitnessTech conference

Speakers:
Vice President, Global Consumer Engagement
Under Armour
9:00 AM – 11:15 AM | Stepping Out – The Next Wave in FitnessTech

Today’s sensors are becoming increasingly invisible, but the data collected and analyzed is more precise than ever. Whether for maximizing performance, staying fit or preventing injuries, these new devices and technology are way beyond counting steps

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Game Changers

New Bio Sensors focus on more than steps taken, Measuring breath, sweat, and hydration are the new game changers in these next generation of devices.

Moderator:
Founder
Wellness Force
Panelists:
President & CEO
LEVL
CEO & Co-Founder
LifeFuels
CEO & Co-Founder
Healbe
9:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Heavy Hitters

With CTE affecting athletes ranging in age from 10 -100, technology is finding ways to reduce risk and keep game night fun for all.

Speakers:
CEO/Co-Founder
VICIS
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

eTextiles: Strutting their Stuff

Athletes are making fashion statements with sustainable fabrics that analyze and perform and the results are record breaking.

Moderator:
Fitness and Gear Director
Runner's World
Panelists:
CEO and Co-founder
Xenoma
CEO
Myant
Creative Director
Heisel
CEO
StretchSense
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Losing Weight Doesn’t Take a Village – Part 1

Basic weight loss comes down to calories in, calories out – but there isn’t a one-size-fits-all method to losing weight. But now technology is personalizing the Battle of the Bulge.

Brain Waves

Dr. Jason McKeown introduces Modius, the neuro stimulation device that will help you meet your weight loss goals.

Speakers:
CEO and Founder
Neurovalens
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Losing Weight Doesn’t Take a Village – Part 2

Basic weight loss comes down to calories in, calories out – but there isn’t a one-size-fits- all method to losing weight. But now technology is personalizing the Battle of the Bulge.

One Size Never Fits All

Total carbs/No carbs, diet/no diet, all cardio/no cardio, weight/no weights? …. What if the answer lies in your DNA? Avi Lasarow of DNAFit demonstrates finding the right formula using DNA from some of our favorite journalists.

Speakers:
CEO
DNAFit
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM | Future Shock – The Humanizing Factor

Technology is impacting every aspect of physical fitness. Live Streaming, Real time results, Augmented Reality and even VR are making workout routines personal, and more effective.

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Riding The Fitness Stream

New platforms, interactive screens and streaming classes. The new health clubs are shinier, more high tech and closer than ever before. So close its almost like they are in your living room — oh wait – they are – and the companies that are making it happen are creating a whole new industry.

Speakers:
CEO
Intelivideo
11:50 AM - 12:30 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Peak Performance

Fitness and health are the consumer’s goals, but the elite athlete demands more. What new technological approaches are being developed to deliver the coveted competitive advantage and how are elite athletes impacting innovation for the consumer?

Moderator:
Managing Director
Comcast Ventures
Panelists:
Senior Manager, Future Concepts
Suunto Oy
President
Swim.com
Head of Product, Kopin Corporation
Solos Smart Eyewear (a Kopin company)
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

‘Cracking the Code’ for FitnessTech

The FitnessTech industry is undergoing hyper-growth, spurred by consumers desire to learn more about their personal health.

‘The Quantified Self’ is a movement that gives consumers knowledge and control to ensure a healthier life. This session will provide FitnessTech executives with quantifiable methods to maximize business growth using demand generation.

Speakers:
CEO
Unique Influence
1:00 PM – 2:15 PM | Connected Coaching – AI Makes It Personal

A good coach knows how to take data and turn it into a plan for action. Now AI and data analysis are teaming up with fitness devices to give users personal coaching like never before.

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Actively Solving Your Own Fitness Puzzle

Placing daily activity into the context of fitness holds the key to helping individuals discover and travel their own personal paths towards effective health and fitness management.

Speakers:
CEO
Firstbeat Technologies
1:15 PM - 1:55 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Data Delivery: Accelerating the Winding Road

Athletes and fitness lovers increasingly rely on technology to get in top shape. Devices are gathering more information than ever, but what are they telling us and how reliable is the output being delivered?

Moderator:
Managing Director
Comcast Ventures
Panelists:
CEO
Firstbeat Technologies
President and Co-Founder
Valencell
CEO
Unique Influence
Director of Technology and Innovation
United States Olympic Committee
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Connected Coaching: From Biometrics to Biomechanics

Bill Bowerman said, “If you have a body you’re an athlete.” What if unlocking that athletic potential was as easy as pulling on a shirt or shorts? Advances in technology from smart apparel to voice-driven interfaces allow us to digitize the human experience of being nurtured and coached.

Speakers:
CEO
asensei
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM | Pumping Technology: The High Tech Gym Rat

Gyms, hotels and other destinations aren’t playing Rip Van Winkle.They’re embracing tech to gather performance analytics and staying competitive with input from DNA and nutritional analysis, social media, tech-assisted training and connected equipment

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Adopting FitnessTech

Increasingly, fitness and wellness professionals are using mobile devices and seeing maximum results.

Moderator:
CEO
FitWell
Panelists:
Health Coach & Personal Trainer
LeeJordanHealth
CTO
Anytime Fitness / Self Esteem Brands
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

The Connected Gym: Fine Tuning Fitness

Moderator:
CEO
FitWell
Panelists:
co-founder and CEO
Halo Neuroscience
CEO
DNAFit
Head of Innovation
Life Fitness
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM | Workplace Fitness – Whistle While You Workout

From millennials who demand their workout time, travelers who want to stick to their routine to Insurance companies that offer incentives and devices, fitness is becoming a part of the regular work day with a little help from technology.

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Fitness on The Go – A Fitness Plan for this Generation

Tech-loving millennials are finding a new path to fitness. With busy active lives, this 25% of the population that represents almost 200 billion dollars in buying power is looking for shorter, quicker and more convenient options.

Speakers:
Global Head of Health & Fitness, Apps BD
Google Play
3:50 PM - 4:30 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Connected Enterprise: Idea, Risk, Initiative, Benefit

A healthy, fit employee is a benefit. As workplaces offer monitored tech fitness incentives, they’re walking (or running) into unchartered territory. When does workplace monitoring cross the line?

Moderator:
JABIL
Chief Engineer, Innovation and Product Creation Footwear and Apparel
Speakers:
Chief Marketing Officer
AfterShokz
Product Director
Humanscale
Founder & CEO
MEGAComfort International Inc.
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM | Teaming Up: Fitness and Health Partnerships

Fitness and wearable tech companies are finding solutions to challenges in the healthcare world, and that has led to some unique partnerships.

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

The Data Ecosystem

Sharing consistently accurate data maximizes the reach of wearables and biometric sensors. An ecosystem of Fitness and Health partnerships is disrupting the industry.  

Speakers:
President and Co-Founder
Valencell
4:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4304

Wellness Partners: FitnessTech and Digital Health

Fitness Technology is not just for athletes and weekend warriors. By teaming up with their digital health counterparts, fitness companies are effecting change in everything from Rehab to Cardiology.

Moderator:
Writer
NY Times
Panelists:
Founder & CEO
Fitscript LLC
President/CEO
Oska Wellness
Co-Founder & CEO
Spire
CEO and Co-Founder
Sensoria, Inc.