Silvers Summit at the 2013 International CES® Offers Inspiring, Game-Changing Innovators Serving Baby Boomers and Seniors
Google's Vinton Cerf Featured Keynote
New York, NY November 08, 2012
Silvers Summit at the 2013 International CES® is upping the game in 2013, bringing to the world stage the most exciting technology for the 50+ market. Attendees will be inspired by innovations designed to entertain, engage and connect boomers and seniors in their everyday lives. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, the 2013 CES is scheduled January 8-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Produced by Living in Digital Times®, Silvers Summit, a full-day event on January 8, 2013, gathers thought-leaders and innovators who are stepping up to serve all of our futures'.
"Technology will provide seniors limitless opportunities to stay healthy, connected, safe and active," said Robin Raskin, founder, Living in Digital Times. "The purchasing power of this growing population will be more keenly felt in the technology sphere than any other industry."
Silvers Summit conference is guaranteed to be standing room only. Vinton Cerf, Google's Chief Internet Evangelist, and known to many as "the father of the Internet," will kick off the Summit and delve into how the Internet has evolved and matured alongside this generation of game changers.
"The generation that invented the Internet now controls 70 percent of the country's wealth," said Jill Gilbert, co-producer of Silvers Summit. "It is inevitable that spending from this growing population will be unprecedented, and there's no doubt the technology space will be leading the pack."
A lively discussion on touch, voice and gesture-enabled innovation will provide a deep dive on how tech behemoths, like Microsoft, and emerging companies, like Dragon, Nuance and Oblong, are going full-throttle to help simplify our technology interactions.
Later in the day, attendees will hear directly from Justin Rattner, CTO of Intel, on his pivotal role in transforming assistive technology with world-famous physicist and Lou Gehrig's disease survivor Stephen Hawking, and how their collaboration has altered thousands of seniors' lives.
To view a full agenda, go to http://silverssummit.com/. Attendees are encouraged to register for the 2013 CES at http://registration3.experientevent.com/showCES131/Default.aspx . Silvers Summit/2013 CES exhibit hall, open January 8-11, will complement the conference and showcase companies, including developers, manufacturers, buyers, distributors, service providers and academicians who are spearheading industry innovations. Platinum Sponsors include Qualcomm Life and UnitedHealth Group. Gold sponsors include Telikin and GreatCall; Silver sponsors include Doro, Consumer Cellular and Sonic Alert.
About Living in Digital Times
Living in Digital Times produces conferences and exhibits throughout the year that bring together the most knowledgeable leaders and the latest innovations that intersect technology and lifestyle. Among their many goals is to help companies understand what it means to be a consumer in today's digital world and stay a step ahead in identifying key trends in their given marketplace. Living in Digital Times produces the following summits and exhibitions at 2013 CES: CloudBase3, Digital Health Summit, Silvers Summit, Fitness Tech Summit, HigherEd Tech Summit, Kids@Play Summit, MommyTech Summit, Mobile Apps Showdown, Last Gadget Standing, Mommy Tech FashionWare Show and KAPi Awards. Go to http://livingindigitaltimes.com for additional information.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $206 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES - The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA's industry services. Find CEA online: http://www.CE.org and http://www.DeclareInnovation.com. Follow CES at http://www.CESweb.org.