Technology and Standards Spring Forum
Event

Technology and Standards Spring Forum

May 11-14, 2020 | Virtual Event

Even during these unprecedented times, the technology industry continues to come together to innovate and address challenges. During four days, industry leaders participated in informative webinars and virtual industry meetings to discuss challenges and opportunities related to artificial intelligence, robotics, cybersecurity, the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and business landscape, and more.


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Recorded on May 11, 2020
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COVID-19 Impact: The Current Landscape and a Look Ahead

COVID-19 is disrupting supply chains and manufacturing around the world. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to be a critical global issue, CTA analysts will address what the current data is telling us — what areas of the tech sector are most affected and the role shifting societal behaviors play in this unprecedented health crisis.

Speakers

Steve Koenig
Steve Koenig

Consumer Technology Association

Lesley Rohrbaugh
Lesley Rohrbaugh

Consumer Technology Association

Brian Markwalter
Brian Markwalter

Consumer Technology Association (Moderator)

Recorded May 11, 2020
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AI in Health Care Solutions: Beyond the Buzz

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is everywhere. Go beyond the buzz and learn from industry experts about how AI is already being used in health care and what the opportunities might be in the future.

Speakers

Nicola Kamath
Nicola Kamath

Ginger

Simon MacGibbon
Simon MacGibbon

Myia Health

Anthony Reina
Anthony Reina

Intel 

Riya Anandwala
Riya Anandwala

Consumer Technology Association (Moderator)

Recorded May 12, 2020
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It's Not Just Fun and Games: How XR and Robotics Can Transform Health Care

Companies are now leveraging extended reality (XR) and robotics to improve health care outcomes. Learn from experts already applying this technology and hear their vision for growth opportunities.

Speakers

Brian Eberman
Brian Eberman

Pillo Health

Scott Edgar
Scott Edgar

Aris MD

Youssef Saleh
Youssef Saleh

Ava Robotics

Melissa Matalon
Melissa Matalon

Consumer Technology Association (Moderator)

Recorded on May 13, 2020
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Smart Energy Roundtable

Industry experts discuss the business of smart energy and chart the course for future smart home devices, distributed energy resources and energy cloud aggregators. Speakers review existing communication standards and future of interoperability, and they discuss potential gaps facing industry.

Speakers

Mads Almassalkhi
Mads Almassalkhi

Packetized Energy

Chris Decenzo
Chris Decenzo

Amazon Lab126 

Rehan Ehsan
Rehan Ehsan

Consumer Technology Association

Tom Tansy
Tom Tansy

SunSpec Alliance

Kerrianne Haresign
Kerrianne Haresign

Consumer Technology Association (Moderator)

Recorded May 14, 2020
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Gesture Control

Once limited to gaming applications, gesture control is now being used in many areas including robotics, vehicles, AR/VR and retail. Explore current uses of gesture control features across a variety of sectors and identify opportunities for improving the consumer experience.

Speakers

Matt Corrall
Matt Corrall

UltraLeap

Glen De Vos
Glen De Vos

Aptiv 

John Underkoffler
John Underkoffler

Oblong

Kerrianne Haresign
Kerrianne Haresign

Consumer Technology Association (moderator)

Recorded May 14, 2020
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Closing Session

We close out CTA’s first virtual Technology & Standards Forum with a review of what was learned and highlights from a week that included numerous committee meetings plus informative panels on artificial intelligence in health care, XR and robotics, smart energy, and gesture control.

Speaker

Brian Markwalter
Brian Markwalter

Consumer Technology Association

Watch: CTA Standards Committees Help Drive the Consumer Tech Industry

About CTA Standards Working Group Meetings

Working group meetings — covering topics from cybersecurity to artificial intelligence and digital therapeutics — are open to anyone who is interested. 

Questions? Contact Catrina Akers.


Forum Working Group Meetings

R3: Audio Systems

R4: Video Systems Committee

R6: Intelligent Mobility

R7: Consumer Electronics Networking

R11: Health, Fitness & Wellness Committee

R11 WG4: Consumer Stress Monitoring Technologies

R11 WG7: Digital Therapeutics

R12: Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality

R12 WG3: Limited Mobility

R13: Artificial Intelligence

R13 WG1: Artificial Intelligence in Health Care

R14: Cybersecurity and Privacy Management

R14 WG1: Cybersecurity Baseline for Connected Devices

R14 WG3: Cybersecurity for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems

R14 WG4: Robotics

TC RAG: Technology Council Robotics Advisory Group

Technology Council

TV Manufacturers Caucus (TVMC)

WAVE Project Meeting