CEA Forum To Focus On Health, Fitness Market

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San Diego - Presentations on the emerging health and fitness market in CE will be featured at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Association's (CEA) Industry Forum, which is scheduled Oct. 23-26 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, here.

The Forum is designed to connect and educate consumer technology professionals, analysts and media on industry trends, emerging technologies, technical standards and legislation affecting the CE industry, CEA said.

Health and Fitness Tech Track highlights at the Industry Forum include:

Health and Fitness Technology Working Group Meeting:

All Industry Forum attendees may participate in this working group meeting, taking place on Monday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Lunch and Keynote with Qualcomm's Don Jones: 

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Qualcomm's VP of wireless health, global strategy and market development, and along with special guests Dr. David Albert, CEO of AliveCor, and Jonathan Javitt, CEO of Telcare, will talk about market opportunities and advancements in mobile health and fitness technology from noon until 2 p.m. on Oct. 24.

The State of the Health and Fitness Market - What Consumers Really Want:

Hear the results of CEA's newest research study, "

The New Role of Technology in Consumer Health and Wellness

," from 2 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24.

Fast Track on Health and Fitness Tech - The Experts' View:

Hear from the people who are following these emerging categories on the financial, market and product opportunities from 2:20 to 3 p.m. on Oct. 24.

Steps for CE Success in the Personal Health Market:

CE companies and health care providers discuss what's necessary to ensure a vibrant and profitable market for the personal health ecosystem from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 24.

Product Workout: Putting Fitness Tech to the Test:

Cutting-edge innovators will showcase their products, services and apps and give us the inside scoop on how to operate fitness tech at this must-attend session from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 24.

Integrating the Future: Smart Homes and the Rise of Digital Health:

Taking place Tuesday, Oct. 25, from 11 a.m. to noon, CE experts explore the importance of wired and wireless interoperability and proper API support. Participants will have the chance to participate in a Q&A session with the panelists as well as share their own case studies and experiences with the audience.

CEA Annual Member Meeting Lunch & Keynote with Aneesh Paul Chopra:

U.S. Chief Technology Officer and top innovation evangelist will deliver a keynote address during the annual member meeting lunch and keynote from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 25.

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