Conference Track

Research Summit

CTA’s Research Summit gives executives from diverse industries timely intelligence on the trends and technologies at work. The summit takes a data-centric approach, offering insights on inflection points through quantitative and qualitative data. Get what you need to understand what’s happening in growing and adjacent technology segments within the industry.

Monday, January 7

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Conference Session Live Stream

CES 2019 Trends to Watch

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N257

Right before CES opens its doors, you can preview impactful trends, next big things and disruptive innovations that will redefine our industry in 2019. See how new technologies will occupy the consumer landscape before you hit the show floor.

10:15 – 11:15 AM

Conference Session Live Stream

New Habit: Smart Speakers & A Voice-Activated Life

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N257

Smart speakers change how people operate their daily lives: Users create new routines for media consumption – often screen-less – and embrace features that make life more efficient. NPR and Edison Research explain consumer behavior today and reveal new post-holiday ownership estimates.

11:30 – 12:30 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Living the Smart Life: The Evolution of Today’s Consumer

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N257

GfK shares their latest research on consumers and the "smart life."

1:30 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Executive One-on-One with Whirlpool & CTA

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N257

CTA sits down with Whirlpool Corporation to discuss the results of their latest global survey and the state of smart home innovation. Whirlpool will reveal what consumers are craving – easy to understand smart features that are a practical, efficient addition to their everyday household tasks.

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Blockchain and Advertising:The Possibilities and Realities

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N257

CTA's Jack Cutts, Sr. Director of Business Intelligence and Research, discusses the implications for advertising and blockchain with a panel of industry experts from an array of backgrounds.

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Getting Hacked: IoT and Beyond

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N257

Smarter homes, cars, buildings and networks powered by the Internet of Things change the risk landscape for companies and consumers. AIG and other risk experts explore how devices meant to improve lives and business operations make us vulnerable to attacks.

Tuesday, January 8

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Conference Session Live Stream

Beyond Gaming: XR Gets Down to Business

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

XR, which encompasses augmented, mixed and/or virtual realities, will bring data into three dimensions and unlock the next computing platform, creating tremendous opportunities for businesses and consumers. Gain insight from CTA's research on the most compelling B2B use cases for AR, VR and more.

10:15 – 11:15 AM

Conference Session Live Stream

AI in the Enterprise: Combining Enthusiasm with Execution

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

Cognitive technologies are the foundation that makes digital transformations possible. Explore which technologies early adopters are using, how they are accelerating the rate of adoption, moving from pilot to production and driving the most value for their organizations.

11:30 – 12:30 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Evolution of Mobility: The New Automotive Frontier

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

From horses to horsepower to self-driving technology, transportation is undergoing another paradigm shift. Let’s explore the signs of transformation, with a look at rapidly-advancing self-driving tech, ride-sharing and subscription services chipping away at traditional car ownership.

Thursday, January 10

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Conference Session Live Stream

5G and Technology: Oh, the Places We'll Go!

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

5G, the latest generation of mobile Internet connectivity, delivers faster speeds and more reliable connections than ever before. Understand from the latest CTA research and industry experts how improved networks around the world will enable innovations and more implementations of IoT technology. With the necessary infrastructure to carry enormous amounts of data in place, a smarter and more connected world is enabled.

10:15 – 11:15 AM

Conference Session Live Stream

Future Challenges, Current Performance: Opportunities for Retail

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

Retail isn’t dead, it’s just changing. The NPD group breaks down the sales trends impacting consumer technology retail, sharing insights from the 2018 holiday season and how you can make better bets on tech retail’s future.

11:30 – 12:30 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

The Evolution of Product Data: New Shopping Revelations

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

GfK and Google will discuss the evolution of product data in a rapidly changing online sales landscapes and how this changes shopper behavior. GfK research data will reveal rich content trends as well as paths to purchase trends.

All CES conference sessions are seated on a first-come, first-served basis.
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