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Technology & Standards Fall Forum

Sept. 20-23, 2021 | Digital Event

Thank you for joining us for the Technology and Standards Fall Forum, hosted by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, to experience four days of industry meetings and informative panel sessions.

As part of the virtual fall forum, participants engaged in standards-setting and heard leading industry experts explore the evolving connectivity ecosystem, the disruptive tech trends changing content consumption, as well as the trends and technologies shaping consumer behavior.

Watch sessions from this year's fall forum below.

Panel Sessions

Technology Trends Talk

CTA analysts will examine the trends and technologies shaping innovation and consumer behavior this year and beyond.

Speakers:

  • Steve Koenig, VP of Research, Consumer Technology Association
  • Lesley Rohrbaugh, Director of Research, Consumer Technology Association

Leadership Roundtable: Connectivity and the Future of Consumer Technology

Executive leaders from top technology companies explore the evolving connectivity ecosystem and the trends that will define the future of consumer technology.

Speakers:

  • Nandhu Nandhakumar, Senior Vice President, LG Electronics (moderator)
  • Alicia Abella, Managing Director, Google
  • James Buczkowski, Interim Vice President, Research and Advance Engineering, Ford Motor Company
  • Derek Peterson, Chief Technology Officer, Boingo Wireless

The Future of Content

Industry leaders explore the disruptive tech trends changing content consumption, entertainment and consumer behavior.

Speakers:

  • JD Beltran, Director & Founder, Center for Creative Sustainability (moderator)
  • Kaki Navarre, VP, Product Management & Media Technology, Walt Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution
  • Bart Spriester, VP & General Manager of Content & Streaming Provider Solutions, Comcast Technology Solutions

Event Speakers

Alicia Abella

Managing Director, Google

JD Beltran

Director & Founder, Center for Creative Sustainability (moderator)

James Buczkowski

Interim Vice President, Research and Advance Engineering, Ford Motor Company

Steve Koenig
Steve Koenig

VP of Research, Consumer Technology Association

Derek Peterson

Chief Technology Officer, Boingo Wireless

Nandhu Nandhakumar

Senior Vice President, LG Electronics (moderator) 

Kaki Navarre

VP, Product Management & Media Technology, Walt Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution

Lesley Rohrbaugh
Lesley Rohrbaugh

Director of Research, Consumer Technology Association

Bart Spriester

VP & General Manager of Content & Streaming Provider Solutions, Comcast Technology Solutions

Full Event Schedule

Monday, Sept. 20

Scheduled events

TiME (EST)

SESSION

10 AM – 2 PM 

CTA WAVE Meeting

2 – 2:45 PM 

Technology Trends Talk Panel Session

1 – 2 PM 

CTA R3 Audio Systems Committee

Monday, Sept. 20

TiME (EST)

SESSION

10 AM – 2 PM 

CTA WAVE Meeting

2 – 2:45 PM 

Technology Trends Talk Panel Session

1 – 2 PM 

CTA R3 Audio Systems Committee

3 – 5 PM 

CTA R13 Artificial Intelligence Committee 

Tuesday, Sept. 21

Scheduled events

TIME (EST)

SESSION

10 AM – Noon 

CTA WAVE CMAF Meeting

11:30 AM – 1 PM 

CTA R11 Health, Fitness & Wellness Committee 

1:30 – 2 PM 

Leadership Roundtable: Connectivity and the Future of Consumer Technology Panel Session

2 – 4 PM 

CTA R7 Consumer Electronics Networking Committee 

Tuesday, Sept. 21

TIME (EST)

SESSION

10 AM – Noon 

CTA WAVE CMAF Meeting

11:30 AM – 1 PM 

CTA R11 Health, Fitness & Wellness Committee 

1:30 – 2 PM 

Leadership Roundtable: Connectivity and the Future of Consumer Technology Panel Session

2 – 4 PM 

CTA R7 Consumer Electronics Networking Committee 

4 – 5 PM 

CTA R14 Cybersecurity and Privacy Management Committee 

Wednesday, Sept. 22

Scheduled events

TIME (EST)

SESSION

1 – 2 PM 

CTA R6 Intelligent Mobility Committee 

2 – 2:30 PM 

The Future of Content Panel Session

Wednesday, Sept. 22

TIME (EST)

SESSION

1 – 2 PM 

CTA R6 Intelligent Mobility Committee 

2 – 2:30 PM 

The Future of Content Panel Session

3 – 5 PM 

R4 Video Systems Committee

Thursday, Sept. 23

Scheduled events

TIME (EST)

SESSION

11 AM – 1 PM

CTA R10 Residential Systems Committee 

1 – 2 PM 

CTA R12 XR Committee

Thursday, Sept. 23

TIME (EST)

SESSION

11 AM – 1 PM

CTA R10 Residential Systems Committee 

1 – 2 PM 

CTA R12 XR Committee

2 PM – 3 PM 

CTA R.78 Modular Communication Interface for Energy Management Committee