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CES ’11 Lifestyle Tracks Keynotes Are Set

New York –

Living in Digital Times

the producers of a series of day-long lifestyle conference tracks at the

2011 International CES

today announced its keynote roster for HigherEd Tech Summit, Digital Health
Summit, Sports and Fitness Tech Summit,

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and Mommy Tech Summit, and
Silvers Summit.

The CES lifestyle conference
tracks focus on the fastest-growing technology consumer markets — from parents
and children, to students, young adults and seniors.

All tracks take place in the
North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, Jan. 6-9, 2011. This year’s
keynotes include:

HigherEd Tech Summit:

Walt Mossberg


author of the

Wall Street Journal’s

weekly Personal Technology column, and

Anya Kamenetz

, a staff writer for
Fast Company, will deliver keynote presentations.   

The HigherEd Tech Summit takes
place on Thursday, Jan. 6, with Kamentz’s keynote at 9:30 a.m. and Mossberg’s
keynote at 4.30 p.m.

Digital Health Summit:

Colonel Ron Poropatich, M.D.,

is the
deputy director of the

Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center

of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command at Fort Detrick, Md.,
which manages more than $450 million a year in federally funded research in
advanced medical technology.


Digital Health Summit

takes place on Friday, Jan. 7, with Col. Poropatich’s keynote at 9:00

Sports & Fitness Tech Summit:

Seth Wescott

, world champion
and two-time gold medalist in snowboardcross, will share what it takes to be a
champion and how he utilizes technology to help him navigate some of the
world’s toughest mountain terrains.


, executive director of the President’s Council on
Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, will provide an update on recent news,
initiatives and programs of the President’s Council.


Sports & Fitness
Tech Summit

takes place on Friday, Jan. 7, with  Wescott’s keynote at 12:30 p.m. and Pfohl’s
keynote at 4:00 p.m.  

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New York Times

technology columnist

David Pogue

keynote. The agenda will also include a “fireside chat” with

Jesse Schell

, founder of Schell
Games; the creators of Disney’s Toy Story Midway Mania and Epcot’s Sum of All
Thrill; and

Ge Wang

co-founder of Smule. Moderated by Warren Buckleitner, editor of

Children’s Technology Review

this interactive session will provide a glimpse into the future of game play.


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Mommy Tech Summit

takes place Saturday, Jan. 8, with Schell and Wang’s keynote at 8:30 a.m. and
Pogue’s keynote at 12:30 p.m.  

Gary Small

, one of America’s leading neuroscientists and
director of the UCLA Center on Aging at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience
& Human Behavior, will discuss the impact of constant connectivity on the
brain and the ways our technology age is changing consumers’ lives.


Silvers Summit

place on Saturday, Jan. 8, with Dr. Small’s keynote at 8:30 a.m.

For more information on exhibit
and sponsorship packages, or to exhibit, visit:


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In addition, Living in Digital
Times announces its call for submissions for the

Last Gadget Standing

event in which
industry judges and online readers will vote on the products they believe will
become standard fixtures in the consumer electronics market. The final ten
products selected will compete onstage in Las Vegas at the 2011 CES Last Gadget

Submission info can be found at