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2015 FitnessTech Summit
Tuesday, January 6

Innovation | 3:30 – 5:00PM
3:30-3:45PM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Design and User Experience: What Drives a Successful Wearable Design?

Understanding who your users are, and what information is important to them is critical to wearables success. As the category moves to have more advanced sensors, the key is to choose the right combination for an ever-demanding consumer base. Fitbit CEO James Park will examine the evolution of wearable design from the basic pedometers considered the gold standard a handful of years ago – to the advanced array of wearables seen today.

Speakers:
CEO & Co-Founder
Fitbit
3:45- 4:15PM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Listen to This! The Future of Biometric Sensoring

Improvements and advancements in wearable biometric sensor technology allow consumers to track changes in their overall health and fitness simply by living their everyday lives. Improved sensor accuracy and the realization of new biometrics are going to take us into the next step in the FitnessTech industry. In this discussion we will reveal new technology and not a few secrets of success.

Moderator:
Editor in Chief
Digital Trends
Presenters:
President
Valencell
4:15-5:00PM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Barracudas on the Strip

Taking fitness apps to ‘school’ Vegas style. Three Fitness app developers will pitch their app to a panel of Experts who will weigh the pros and cons based on usability, sustainability and effectiveness.

Panelists:
Managing Director
Comcast Ventures
Author
What Great Brands Do
Senior Advisor for Disruptive Health Technologies
Canyon Ranch Institute
Radius Master Trainer
NBCUniversal
Presenters:
Chief Geek
Fitnet
CEO & Founder
MyFuelUp
President / Founder
VERT
5:00-6:00PM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Reception

Join us as we wrap up the day, have a few drinks and make our predictions for 2016.

Healthy Interaction | 1:00- 3:15pm
1:00-1:25PM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Healthy Tracking

Healthcare costs are skyrocketing. We look at how the newly formed partnerships between fitness device companies and insurance companies are utilizing your data to make healthcare cost manageable while ensuring that user privacy is protected.

Moderator:
Author
What Great Brands Do
Presenters:
Director Business development
Fitbit
1:30-2:10PM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Health Clubs/Personal Training

Technology has created new worlds for personal trainers, health clubs and equipment manufacturers. How are these new technologies creating a more enjoyable and productive work out environment whether at home or in the gym?

Moderator:
Author
What Great Brands Do
Panelists:
Technical Director
Technogym North America
President Co Founder
TAO Wellness
Group Director of Product Management
Polar Electro
Senior Product Manager
Life Fitness
2:15-2:40PM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Digital Interaction and Connectivity

Through Fitness Apps and Social Media, are we unknowingly “sharing” too much? Is the “like” button unwittingly announcing our behavioral patterns? Who uses this information and where is the balance between concern and the obvious benefits?

Moderator:
Technology Writer
New York Times
Presenters:
President MapMyFitness, SVP Under Armour Connected Fitness
Under Armour
2:45 pm - 3:15PM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

The Evolution of Fitness Video

A sit down with NBC Universal discussing how the media evolution, particularly video, has revolutionized fitness training everywhere, whether professional training arenas, home workouts or trying to stay fit while on the road.

Special Guests:
Vice President of Programming
Comcast Cable
Fitness Professional
NBCUniversal
Presenters:
President of Digital
NBCUniversal
Wearable Tech | 11:30 – 12:30pm
11:30 -11:45AM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Tech Talks – Fashion Statement

Wearable Tech is on everyone’s wrist list, and the fashion world is starting to notice. With supporters from Anna Wintour to Ralph Lauren, we can’t wait to see who and what will be on the catwalks in 2015.

Presenters:
Chief Marketing Officer
Jaybird
11:50AM-12:30PM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Off the Rack

The wearable market is literally exploding as fitness and training technology can increasingly be embedded not only in devices but clothing as well. This panel will explore the ever increasing wearable options for maximizing performance.

Moderator:
Managing Editor
Digital Trends
Panelists:
President & CEO
AfterShokz
CEO & Co-Founder
Runtastic
CEO
Sensoria Inc
Senior Manager Fitness Wearables
Epson
Fitness 4.0 | 10:15-11:15am
10:15-10:40AM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Meet Gen 2.0 Fitness – Innovator

When Fitness and Technology were newlyweds in 2010, the devices were complicated, limited in scope and unattractive. The next generation of fitness, technology and wearables is smaller, faster, and more accurate, and the aggregated data will blow your mind.

Moderator:
Executive Founder
LifeQ
10:45 -11:15AM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

New Players in the Fitness Game

New players and devices are coming to market every day. How are they getting there? Crowdfunding is one way, but larger corporations and household names are also looking to enter the wearable, fitness market.

Moderator:
Head of Hardware, Design and Technology
Indiegogo
Presenters:
CEO, Co-Founder
Skulpt
CEO
Stonecrysus
President / Founder
VERT
President & CEO
FitLinxx
Head of Product
Basis Science
Fitness Training | 8:30-10:15am
8:00-8:30AM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Breakfast and Welcome

8:30-8:55AM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Elite Fitness Training -Innovator

The adidas elite training program brought two teams to the World Cup Finals. Wearable tech pioneer and adidas Vice President, Stacey Burr, explains how that Elite innovation and technology is now being shared with their consumer enthusiasts. She will be joined by Interactive Health Technologies’ President, Jen Ohlson.

Keynote:
General Manager - Digital Sports
adidas - Digital Sports
Special Guests:
President & Co-Founder
Interactive Health Technologies
9:00-9:50AM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Training for the Personal Best

Increasingly, professional athletes and fitness trainers are turning to technology to maximize performance. Panel will discuss how these leaders are influencing the utilization of fitness technology in reaching the entire fitness and training market.

Moderator:
Managing Director
Comcast Ventures
Panelists:
Founder & CEO
Jaybird
Chief Marketing and Sales Officer
Wahoo Fitness
Head of Consumer Product Development
Cambridge Consultants
Group Director of Product Management
Polar Electro
Marketing Director
adidas - Digital Sports
9:55-10:15 AM
Venetian, Level 2, Bellini #2004

Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Performance

Workouts can go awry causing pain or injury, short term or permanently. Technology is helping to create the devices that are both raising our awareness of getting it right and keeping us safe so that we can perform at our peak capabilities.

Special Guests:
Olympic Athlete
Octane Fitness
Running Specialist
Octane Fitness