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Technology & Standards Fall Forum

Sept. 21-24, 2020 | Digital Event

The CTA Technology & Standards Forum is an event where engineers, product managers and people from technology alliances gather to hear presentations, network, share information and develop standards.


The Technology & Standards Fall Forum will feature four days of panel sessions, industry standards meetings and interactive networking opportunities highlighting the trends and technologies that are transforming content and entertainment.

Hear industry experts discuss how digital therapeutics, artificial intelligence and the COVID-19 health crisis are changing content discovery, production, distribution and more. 

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Trends and the Impact of COVID-19 on the Technology Industry

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to alter our daily lives and disrupt innovations throughout the technology sector, CTA analysts provide an overview of current industry trends and the effects of the crisis on the technology industry.

Brian Markwalter
Moderator
Brian Markwalter

Consumer Technology Association

Steve Koenig
Speaker
Steve Koenig

Consumer Technology Association

Lesley Rohrbaugh
Speaker
Lesley Rohrbaugh

Consumer Technology Association

Disruption Impact: Content Ecosystem – Production, Distribution and Services

The COVID-19 outbreak has significantly disrupted the content ecosystem. This panel explores changes taking place in content production, delivery and new services that are being offered. Additionally, experts provide their thoughts on the lasting effects of COVID-19 on the content ecosystem.

Melissa Matalon
Moderator
Melissa Matalon

Consumer Technology Association

Tony Driscoll
Speaker
Tony Driscoll

WarnerMedia

Bart Spriester
Speaker
Bart Spriester

Comcast Technology Solutions 

Robert Watts
Speaker
Robert Watts

LightSail VR 

Turning On and Tuning In: The Latest on NEXTGEN TV Rollout

This is the first year NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0) is truly commercially available in the U.S., with TV stations starting to broadcast in cities around the country and major TV brands offering compatible TVs. Get the latest update on the rollout status with broadcaster perspective from NAB and a look at the NEXTGEN TV market from CTA.

Madeleine Noland
Moderator
Madeleine Noland

Advanced Television Systems Committee Inc.

Brian Markwalter
Speaker
Brian Markwalter

Consumer Technology Association

Sam Matheny
Speaker
Sam Matheny

National Association of Broadcasters

Using AI to Improve Content Discovery

The advent of audio and video streaming services has given consumers more content options than ever before. Choosing from this infinite pool of choices is getting easier thanks to artificial intelligence (AI). Explore ways AI is being used to improve content discovery and how it is changing the business models for these services. 

Riya Anandwala
Moderator
Riya Anandwala

Consumer Technology Association

Chris Ambrozic
Speaker
Chris Ambrozic

Xperi 

Pravir Gupta
Speaker
Pravir Gupta

Google

Tim Porter
Speaker
Tim Porter

MOD Tech Labs

Executive Fireside Chat and Annual Technology & Standards Awards Ceremony

Executive Fireside Chat and Annual Technology & Standards Awards Ceremony

Join a lively executive fireside chat, featuring CTA President and CEO Gary Shapiro. After the discussion, Shapiro will present the annual Technology & Standards Awards, highlighting outstanding contributions to the CTA technology and standards program and the broader technology industry. 

Derek Peterson
Speaker
Derek Peterson

Boingo Wireless 

Gary Shapiro
Speaker
Gary Shapiro

Consumer Technology Association

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Smart Home Energy Management: How CTA Standards Facilitate Energy Conservation

ANSI/CTA-2045, the Modular Communications Interface (MCI) for Energy Management, enables manufacturers to build products that can accommodate modules, which connect to a variety of networks so these products can participate in programs for energy flexibility, such as demand response, and integrate with local generation (solar and wind) and storage.

Tristan Defrondeville
Speaker
Tristan de Frondeville

Skycentrics

Digital Therapeutics: The Emergence of Technology and Content as Medicine

Digital therapeutics is an emerging field that uses tech solutions in conjunction with, or sometimes in place of, traditional pharmaceutical interventions. Industry experts on the frontlines of this new digital health revolution will delve into the science and application.  

Alexandra Blasgen
Moderator
Alexandra Blasgen

Consumer Technology Association

Sarah Hill
Speaker
Sarah Hill

Healium

Eddie Martucci
Speaker
Eddie Martucci

Akili Interactive Labs

Matthew Stoudt
Speaker
Matthew Stoudt

AppliedVR