CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Held in Las Vegas every year, it has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.
Insights with the FCC and FTC presented by Consumer Technology Association 11:30 AM-12:30 PM January 6 LVCC, North Hall, Room N257 Join FCC Chairman Wheeler, FTC Chairwoman Ramirez and Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™ President and CEO Gary Shapiro for two candid, thirty-minute conversations about the enormous and exciting challenges they face as their agencies navigate the rapidly changing technological landscape. Moderator Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Technology Association The Next Big Thing: Is Typing Dead? presented by CNET 3:30-4:30 PM January 6 LVCC, North Hall, Room N257 The future of how we interact with machines and computers may completely change. CNET stars Tim Stevens and Brian Cooley explore the relationship between devices and people with a panel of linguists, artificial intelligence specialists and big-name industry experts.
Global Innovation presented by Consumer Technology Association 2:15-3:15 PM January 7 LVCC, North Hall, Room N257 Economic growth and prosperity are most vibrant where policies and political climates foster innovation and the entrepreneurial spirit. Learn where companies find the innovation-friendly environments they need to succeed and whether governments compete to attract innovators or protect those they have. Global business leaders and policy operators weigh in on the digital economy.
Barra has served as chief executive officer of GM since January 15, 2014. She is also a member of the GM Board of Directors. She began her career with GM in 1980 as a co-op student at the Pontiac Motor Division and has since held various roles within the company, including executive vice president of Global Product Development, Purchasing & Supply Chain, vice president of Global Human Resources, and vice president of Global Manufacturing Engineering. Under Barra’s leadership, GM is driving to become the global industry leader in automotive design and technology, product quality and safety, customer care and business results. In 2015, Barra was ranked first on Fortune magazine’s list of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business.”