New York -
, the producers of a series of day-long lifestyle conference tracks at the
, today announced its keynote roster for HigherEd Tech Summit, Digital Health Summit, Sports and Fitness Tech Summit,
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:
author of the
Wall Street Journal's
weekly Personal Technology column, and
, 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
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.
takes place on Friday, Jan. 7, with Col. Poropatich's keynote at 9:00 a.m.
Sports & Fitness Tech Summit:
, 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.
takes place on Friday, Jan. 7, with Wescott's keynote at 12:30 p.m. and Pfohl's keynote at 4:00 p.m.
Kids@Play and Mommy Tech Summit:
New York Times
will keynote. The agenda will also include a "fireside chat" with
, founder of Schell Games; the creators of Disney's Toy Story Midway Mania and Epcot's Sum of All Thrill; and
, 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.
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.
Dr. 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.
takes 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:
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 Standing.
Submission info can be found at