CES 2019

January 8-11, 2019, Las Vegas

Qualcomm booths:
Central Hall – Main Booth #10948
North Hall – Automotive #5609

See the latest consumer technology product innovations unveiled at CES, the leading forum for business leaders and makers for the last 50 years—with more than 3,900 exhibiting companies, 300 conference sessions, and 170,000 attendees from around the world.


Join us at the Qualcomm booth, where you’ll discover how our mobile technology leadership and expertise ranging from mobile to automotive, from smart homes to smart cities, from health care to manufacturing, and more can help drive your innovations to commercialization more easily and quickly than ever.

Qualcomm speaking engagements

We’re featuring several speakers and panel discussions at CES, with topics including the future of smartphones, networks, 5G, autonomous vehicles, and more.

How AI is Advancing Biometrics

Gary Brotman, Director of Product, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


Monday, January 7
9:30-10:00 AM; Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N256


Artificial intelligence is creating new opportunities to incorporate biometrics to streamline business. Learn about these opportunities that include features like voice technology, facial recognition and gesture recognition and how they are changing the game.


CES Panel
Sarah Hill, CEO, StoryUP XR Makers of Healium
Arun Vemury, Director of Biometrics Technology Engine, DHS
Moderator: Rachel Horn, CTA

Securing the Future of Mobility and Connectivity

Jeremiah Golston, Global VP of Engineering for Automotive, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


Monday, January 7
1:00-2:00 PM; Las Vegas Convention Center, 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.


CES Panel
Brian Barnard, Deputy Administrator Director of Governmental Affairs, Policy, Strategic Planning, NHTSA
Lani Ingram, VP of Smart Communities, Verizon
Alvaro Ramis, Head of Global Market Development & Partnerships, MOIA (VW Group)
Ben Volkow, Founder & CEO, Otonomo
Moderator: Phil Wilson, Managing Director of Telecommunications Strategy & Operations, Deloitte

The Immersive Media Leadership Think Tank: AR/VR/MR

Patrick Costello, Senior Director of Business Development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


Monday, January 7
2:15-3:15 PM; Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N258


The immersive experience expands as the boundaries of the technology platforms grow—smartphone/tablet, computer, TV/film/games and theme park environments. The future is being invented in front of our eyes, forever changing and redefining communications, entertainment, social media and advertising.


CES Panel
Ravi Velhal, Global Content Technology Strategist, Intel Corporation
Raffaella Camera, Head of Market and Innovation Strategy Global, Accenture Extended Reality
Preeti Patel, SVP of Technology, R/GA New York
Ted Schilowitz, Futurist in Residence, Paramount Pictures
Moderator: Frank Radice, Expert in Residence, Definition6

Wireless: DSRC/5G, Bluetooth, WiFi

Jason Ellis, Director of Automotive, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


Tuesday, January 8
1:00-2:00 PM; Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N262


Gigabytes to terabytes, and beyond, wireless technologies are transforming cars into fully connected and eventually automated devices. With five SIM cards per vehicle, how much data will be transmitted? Are there limitations? What role will the IoT play?


CES Panel
Sara Carlson, Partner Connected Car GTM Leader, IBM
Andreas Mai, EVP of Market Development & Innovation, Keolis Mobility
Emily Soelberg, VP of Product Management and Channel Enablement - IOT, AT&T
Andrew Till, VP of Technology and Marketing, Harman International
Moderator: Roger Lanctot, Director of Automotive, Strategy Analytics

Ready for the 5G Wireless Revolution

Dr. John Smee, VP of Engineering, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


Wednesday, January 9
9:00-10:00 AM; Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N256


Though research pinpoints anywhere from 2019 to 2021 for true 5G rollout, its arrival will have a massive impact. Engage with visionaries poised for 5G innovations. From driverless cars to fully automated smart cities, 5G will be a game-changer.


CES Panel
Sherrell Dorsey, Founder, BLKTECHCLT & ThePlugDaily.com
Alok Shah, VP of Marketing & Business Development, Samsung Electronics America
Moderator: Cindy Stevens, Senior Director of Publications, Consumer Technology Assocation

Smart Cities, Public Safety and Disaster Preparedness/Recovery

Ketal Gandhi, Director of Business Development, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


Thursday, January 10
3:30-4:30 PM; Westgate, Level 1, Ballroom F


Sensors embedded into Smart City IoT devices will do more than find you a parking spot. Connected gas sensors will improve health, reduce emissions, identify infrastructure leaks and security threats and even alert medical personnel to individual health emergencies.


CES Panel
Rob Reis, CEO, Higher Ground
Bill Schrier, Senior Advisor at First Responder Network, FirstNet
Moderator: Diane Brady, Author

Event details

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