CES 2018

January 9-12, 2018, Las Vegas

Qualcomm booths:
Central Hall – Main Booth #10948
North Hall – Automotive #5616

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.

The New Normal in Smartphones

Keith Kressin, SVP of Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


Monday, January 8
10:15-11:15 AM; Tech East, Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N261


Hear a discussion of smartphone features and trends today, and the vision for the future—including bendable displays, face recognition, and bezel-less and button-less screens.


CES Panel
Jeff Zee, VP, Product Marketing and Strategy, ZTE
Justin Denison, SVP of Product Marketing, Samsung Electronics America
Moderator: Ed Baig, Technology Columnist, USA Today

A Network of Networks

Anne-Lise Thieblemont, Senior Director of Government Affairs, Qualcomm Incorporated


Monday, January 8
11:00-11:30 AM; Rio Hotel & Casino 


Hear a discussion of upcoming standards and spectrum for 5G and how it can fully integrate the connected car into the wider IoT including C-V2X, DSRC, and satellite networks.


CTS (a TU-Automotive event during CES) panel
Ken Stewart, CTO, Karma Automotive 
Lars Shultheiss, Head of Sales & Portfolio, Infotainment & Connectivity, Continental 
Moderator: Scott Belcher, President & CEO, SFB Consulting LLC 

3 Industries Transformed by 5G

Matt Grob, EVP of Technology, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


Monday, January 8

1:00-2:00 PM; Tech East, LVCC, North Hall, N261


Hear a discussion about leading the charge to harness the potential of 5G as it moves into the marketplace and innovates a variety of industries, and delve into cutting-edge case studies of how 5G implementation is changing the game.


CES Panel

Erik Ekudden, Global CTO, Ericsson

Chris Stark, Chief Business Development Officer, Nokia

Moderator: Alexis Madrigal, Tech Writer, The Atlantic


The Positive Future of Value Based Healthcare

Dr. James Mault, M.D., F.A.C.S., Senior VP and Chief Medical Officer, Qualcomm Life


Tuesday, January 9
11:30 AM-12:15 PM; Tech East, LVCC, North Hall, N261


Explore how technology is driving value-based healthcare, and speakers delve into topics such as what technology payers are willing to cover, how payers evaluate the effectiveness of technology programs and roll them out, and more.


Other speakers:
David Rhew, Chief Medical Officer, Samsung Electronics America
Moderator: Justin Barad, Founder & CEO, Osso VR

Autonomous Vehicles in the Cities of Tomorrow

Nakul Duggal, VP of Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


Wednesday, January 10
9:30-10:15 AM; Tech East, Westgate, Level 1, Pavilion 9


Experts discuss their perspectives on the current and future status of autonomous vehicles how they’ll be operating in connected cities, and consumer readiness for them.


CTA & Deloitte Panel
Ford, GM, Nissan and Mobileye (Intel) invited
Moderator: Craig Giffi, Vice Chairman, U.S. Automotive, Deloitte

Mobile Innovation - How 5G Will Enable the Future

Cristiano Amon, President, Qualcomm Incorporated


Wednesday, Jan 10
10:00–11:00 AM, Venetian Palazzo Ballroom


Join this keynote panel as they discuss the innovations that will be enabled by a successful global roll-out of 5G networks – enabling self-driving vehicles, breakthroughs in health care and smart cities, AR/VR applications for commercial and consumer use, content and entertainment opportunities, true IoT data applications, and more.


CES Keynote Panel
Hans Vestberg, EVP & CTO, Verizon
Qi Lu, Vice Chairman & COO, Baidu
Moderator: Sue Marek, Editor-in-Chief, SDxCentral

Social Innovation Summit: Tech for Good conference

Nate Tibbits, SVP of Government Affairs, QUALCOMM Incorporated


Thursday, January 11
10:00-11:00 AM; ARIA Hotel


Casting a spotlight on the corporations, foundations and innovators who are using tech to drive new solutions for complex social issues.

How AR, VR and AI Will Reshape Music

James Chapman, VP of Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


Thursday, January 11
1:00-2:00 PM; Tech South, ARIA, Level 1, Pinyon Ballroom


Hear experts from industries such as augmented reality, AI, and VR talk about how new products and tools will impact the future of music, and redefine how fans interact with the art form.


CTA & UTA Panel
Kevin Chernett, EVP, Live Nation Entertainment
Susan Panico, SVP Strategic Solutions, Pandora
(others, please see CES website listing)
Moderator: Oren Rosenbaum, United Talent Agency

Event details

Get more information below on CES 2018, including press announcements, news, blog posts, and more. Contact our PR team for additional information.

Press announcements


Qualcomm CES Press Conference 2018

Jan 9, 2018


Testing C-V2X

Jan 12, 2018


2018 CES Live Demo from San Diego

Jan 12, 2018


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