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2014 Fitness Tech Summit
Tuesday, January 7
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

8:30am
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

Kick off Breakfast

Join us as we kick off  the 2014 CES Sports and FitnessTech conference with a continental style breakfast hosted by Humana

8:50 – 9:00am
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

The Fitness Tech Market-Today and Tomorrow

2013 was a very good year. New partnerships, new technologies and new recognition of the need for wearable tech and a more quantified self  make 2014 the tipping point for fitness tech.

Welcome:
Producer
FitnessTech Summit and Exhibit
President and Founder
Living in Digital Times
9:05 – 9:30am
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

Opening Keynote
When Big Sports Companies Meet Emerging Technology

Adidas is no stranger to sports and fitness but taking a 65 year old company and turning its gaze towards technology is no easy feat. Stacey Burr, a long time leader in the field of wearable sensing technology, took up the adidas charge bringing new innovations to miCoach. Find out what Adidas learned and how your company can benefit from the experience.

Keynote:
VP Wearable Sports Electronics
Adidas
9:35-10:15am
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

Analyze That: What Do Algorithms Have to Do With It?

To the consumer, it’s a gadget worn for personal assessment, but behind the scenes, algorithms are hard at work gathering data, assessing patterns, offering tips and advice, and drawing a picture of the world of health and fitness. This analysis makes these devices more  insightful than ever before. Five market leaders discuss the insights from all this data.

Moderator:
Managing Director
Comcast Ventures
Panelists:
Founder and CEO
JayBird
President
Valencell
Segment Manager, Health and Fitness
Texas Instruments
Vice President of Research and Development
Jawbone
Group Director of Product Management
Polar Electro
10:20-10:40 am
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

WalterTalks-The First Tricorder is Here

Walter De Brouwer, Founder and CEO of Scanadu and founding member of TEDglobal talks about how this generation will be known as the quantified generation. They’ll know more about their bodies’ inputs and outputs than any other generation in history. The knowledge will lead to behavioral change, health and fitness.

Speakers:
Founder and CEO
Scanadu
10:45 – 11:25am
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

Wearable Tech: Function Meets Fashion

Fitness devices run the spectrum of function and fashion. Increasingly the two are coming together to create a personal statement. We take a look at how technology and fashion are working together and how the results are affecting what we wear.

Moderator:
Author
What Great Brands Do
Panelists:
CEO
Basis Science
Head of Sports Segment
MC10
President and CEO
FitLinxx
Business Development
Cambridge Consultants
Chief Brand Officer
JayBird
11:30-12:10pm
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

Technology & Outdoor Fitness

Technology is  now a huge trend among outdoor gear manufacturers. Everyone from The North Face to Columbia to Marmot is making apparel designed to mesh durability and strength with the flexibility, breathability and lightweight materials the industry is known for. It’s an exciting new market filled with potential for makers of GPS, solar power, activity monitoring, hydration monitoring tech, and countless other categories. This panel will explore these adaptations and discuss what new potential exists on the horizon for consumer electronic manufacturers.

Moderator:
Technology Director
Men's Health
Panelists:
Senior Director of Product Marketing
Looxcie
President and CEO
AfterShokz
Sr. Director of Fitness Products
Magellan
12:10 - 12:35
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

Creating Aspirations: Reebok’s Pump and other status symbols

Paul Litchfield, creator of the pump and Vice President of Advanced Concepts for Reebok, will explore the ways that technology will contribute to the fashion statements to come and how sporting good companies are carving out a space in this new market of wearable tech.

Keynote:
Vice President of Innovation
Reebok
12:40-1:00pm
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

One On One with James Park, CEO Fitbit

James Park, CEO of Fitbit, sits down with Mashable’s Pete Pachal to discuss how the rapidly growing connected fitness space is changing how we access, interact with, benefit from, and understand our personal health information.

Presenters:
CEO and CoFounder
Fitbit
Technology Editor
Mashable
1:10-1:55pm
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

Trimming the Fat in Corporate America

Imagine the day when your employer pays you to stay healthy. As companies struggle to maintain employee benefits, some are becoming proactive and partnering with digital fitness pioneers to create corporate environments that motivate and encourage fitness every day. Join these discussions of partnerships that truly benefit all.

Moderator:
Writer
New York Times
Panelists:
VP, Marketing and Program Development
Zamzee
CEO
Virgin Pulse
Certified Personal Trainer
SparkPeople
Director of Business Development
Fitbit
VP & COO
Humana Wellness
2:00 – 2:40pm
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

Fostering a Fitness Community Ecosystem

The data is in. While there are hundreds of fitness devices from which to choose, the winners are the ones who mix technology with a supportive community.

Moderator:
Author
What Great Brands Do
Panelists:
Principal, Business Innovation
Zensorium
Founder and CEO
SparkPeople
CEO and Co-founder
Runtastic
President
TAO-Wellness
Executive Vice President, New Business
LG Electronics
2:45-3:20pm
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

Motivation, Gamification, Engagement: Keeping Kids Active in a Digital World

Play 60 and Let’s Move help to foster healthy behavior among the younger generation but what does it really take to build a business focused on keeping kids active, engaged and safe in a digital world.

Moderator:
Tech Life Editor/Host
USA Today
Panelists:
CEO and Co-Founder
GeoPalz
CEO
Playworld Systems Inc
CEO
Ubooly
3:25- 4:05pm
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

Shannon Miller, Balancing Act

Shannon Miller is the most decorated gymnast in American history. Subsequently, she has become one of the industry’s foremost advocates for the fitness and health of women and children. Through her company, Shannon Miller Lifestyle: Health and Fitness for Women, and her series of fitness books, cookbooks and fitness DVD’s, she seeks to empower women to make their wellness a priority. Her various partnerships promote fitness on many platforms including corporate wellness, fighting childhood obesity through physical activity and wellness

Keynote:
President
Shannon Miller Lifestyle: Health and Fitness for Women
4:00-4:40pm
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

Battle of the Bands

Five of the top fitness bands compete in this round robin session, presenting to prove they are the top band in the Fitness market. Come participate and vote for the band that wows the audience the most.

Moderator:
Tech Life Editor/Host
USA Today
4:45 - 5:30pm
LVCC North Hall, Room N250

Sports and Fitness Wrap Up

Join us for a few drinks and light appetizers as we re-hash the day’s events, share a few laughs and make our  2015 predictions.