Conference Track

Kids@Play/Family Tech Summit

Digital natives are now raising families of their own. They expect tech to fit seamlessly into their lifestyles. Both legacy brands and new thought leaders in kids and family tech arena will introduce the next generation of devices and services including STEM and tech-toys, IoT devices at home and on-the-go, smart home and voice-enabled devices, plus a look at what AI means to family life.

Thursday, January 9

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Conference Session

Best of BabyTech

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

There's a huge market of expectant families and young parents who depend on technology to help them stay informed and analyze their progress. We'll show you the best of the breed.

10:15 – 10:45 AM

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What Techfluid Kids Really Want

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Today's kids move seamlessly between the world of tech and the physical world. They expect to discover their toys in the same manner. Meet the new ToysRUs, the local play store, and the influencer model.

10:45 – 11:15 AM

Conference Session

Unrealized Opportunities for STEM and STEAM

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Discover innovative concepts that explore how STEM/STEAM toys can be incorporated in new and engaging ways. The Toy Association, and research partner, Prodigy Works provide new data and insight on how to improve on the promise of STEM/STEAM.

1:00 – 1:30 PM

Conference Session

Mixing Up Realities : XR, AR and VR

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Mixed reality is providing agency and opportunity for kids and families to interact with each other and brands they love, in new and creative ways.

1:00 – 1:30 PM

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Revisiting Privacy and Security Compliance

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

There’s been no shortage of regulatory wrist-slapping for invading privacy. After 20 years the FTC is re-examining COPPA and more. Industry leaders discuss the importance of security for kids and family; and the push/pull between profit and personalization.

1:30 – 2:00 PM

Conference Session

Kids and Video Games: An Industry Outlook

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

How do parents grasp video games and appropriately judge how much and what their kids should play? Dean Takahashi, lead writer, GamesBeat, VentureBeat leads a discussion with game developers on the latest research and lessons about this ever- evolving art form.

3:30 – 4:00 PM

Conference Session

Firing on All Sensors

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Writing, touching and listening... we've finally mastered how to meld high tech with rich sensory experiences.

4:00 – 4:30 PM

Conference Session

Meet the Young Innovators

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

Student winners from our The Young Innovators to Watch Program will wow you with their technical prowess. Their projects represent original technology, inventions, or discoveries that display forward-thinking entrepreneurial vision and social good.

4:30 – 5:30 PM

Conference Session

The KAPi Awards for Best Of Interactive Play

LOCATION Venetian Level 4 Lando 4302

The KAPi (Kids@Play) Interactive Awards moves to daytime. Join us as we present the 12th annual awards for the best of kids’ tech and media. Meet the developers, producers, and influencers behind kids tech today!

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