Conference Track

Smart Future

What’s the next big thing in “smart”—and what should you do about it? This conference track explores how emerging technologies are blurring traditional industry lines, impacting people and organizations, and enabling a smart future. Join us for a visionary—and practical—look at all things smart: mobility, connectivity, the enterprise, cities, and entertainment.

Monday, January 7

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Conference Session

Trends Reshaping the Future of Mobility and Connectivity

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N262

Disruptive trends in mobility and connectivity impact many industries. What trends should executives monitor and what are the implications? Watch as we use augmented reality to explore trends in digital customer experiences, autonomous vehicles, connected ecosystems, flying cars and more.

10:15 – 11:15 AM

Conference Session

Advanced Technologies Enabling the Future Customer Experience

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N262

Whether buying a car or hailing a ride, people want unique customer experiences. Advancements in autonomy, connectivity, AR, VR, cloud, 5G, and other technologies can enable new kinds of experiences. Listen to panelists discuss creating customer experiences of the future.

11:30 – 12:30 PM

Conference Session

Creating Seamlessly Integrated, Connected Mobility Operating Systems

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N262

Growth in urban corridors creates challenges such as congestion, pollution and reduced access to city services. Connected mobility systems can provide reprieve, but delivery requires collaboration across industries. Experts discuss what partnerships will enable integrated, scalable mobility systems.

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session

Securing the Future of Mobility and Connectivity

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N262

Consumers in a connected world expect technology-enabled experiences that keep them safe, and protect their privacy and data. Shortfalls can create risk, break trust, and impact profits. How should executives think about protecting consumers and their data? What is the role of policy makers and regulation? This panel will investigate.

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Conference Session

Flying Taxis. Build them, but will they come?

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N262

Autonomous aerial passenger vehicles are on the horizon and offer compelling consumer and societal benefits. Listen to entrepreneurs, innovators and regulators as they discuss the art of the possible and the attainment of the practical.

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session

Mobility and Connectivity Perspectives from the C-suite

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N262

Join us as two C-level executives from an automaker and a telecom company discuss their companies’ approaches to the future of mobility and connectivity. A moderated discussion will ensue, exploring themes such as innovation, talent, partnering and regulation.

Tuesday, January 8

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session

Thriving in the Digital Enterprise Era

LOCATION LVCC North Hall N256

Exponential technologies are driving unprecedented change and digital transformation across enterprises. Come discover how enterprises are reinventing their business and delivery models while addressing an ever-changing regulatory environment by embracing technology innovations.

Wednesday, January 9

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

It Takes a Village: Building Smart Communities

LOCATION Westgate Level 1 Ballroom F

It takes many public and private partners to deliver smart city solutions to benefit the economy, mobility, safety and security of citizens, infrastructure and more. We’ll take a closer look at the network of contributors to build a smart city.

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Funding, Financing and the Economics of Smart Cities

LOCATION Westgate Level 1 Ballroom F

Funding and financing smart cities requires collaboration with a number of stakeholders, and the economic benefits can be extraordinary. Listen to this discussion exploring how organizations are working to fund and finance smart cities, and the expected return on investment.

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Engagement DNA: What Do Fans Really Value?

LOCATION ARIA Level 3 Primrose Ballroom 2-3

Sports organizations are re-focusing on their fans and trying to create extended experiences and interactions. In this session, we will explore what fans value and how organizations can extend engagement beyond the event.

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Balancing the Speed of Innovation and Regulation

LOCATION Westgate Level 1 Ballroom F

History is rife with examples of innovation outpacing regulation. Listen to this discussion exploring the balance between business, regulators and citizens, innovative models to approach this balance, and how some jurisdictions are using regulation as a competitive advantage.

Thursday, January 10

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

The future of smart entertainment: Consumers in control

LOCATION ARIA Level 2 Mariposa Ballroom

With the innovation and ubiquity of devices, content, and connectivity, one thing has become clear, consumers are in control. They now enjoy unparalleled freedom when it comes to selecting media & entertainment options – and their expectations are at an all-time high.

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

The Future of Advertising for TV Publishers

LOCATION ARIA Level 2 Mariposa Ballroom

As consumers move toward ad-free experiences, advertisers continue to demand more targeting and publishers need to drive value as ratings decline. If print is a proxy for TV, then the future of advertising for TV publishers might be subscription only models. Explore the new realities of advanced advertising, the value of video ad units and the impact on TV owners.

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session Live Stream

Superheroes from the Screen to the Workplace

LOCATION ARIA Level 2 Mariposa Ballroom

Superpowers fall into four categories: enhanced human capabilities, psychic capabilities, animal capabilities and gadgets. Digital reality (VR, MR, AR, 360, immersive) can endow the enterprise worker with these powers, creating the embodiment of man and machine to achieve superhuman feats!

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