CTA Announces CES 2017 SuperSessions

Sessions to cover the connected world from 5G to smart home

Arlington, VA, November 30, 2016 - The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM today announced its lineup of SuperSessions at CES® 2017. Part of the CES conference program, SuperSessions feature emerging industry trends and senior executives sharing experiences and predictions for the year ahead. Owned and produced by CTA, CES 2017 will run January 5-8, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.


"CES SuperSessions produce thought-provoking discussions around hot topics and trends in consumer technology," said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. "For CES 2017, we have an outstanding lineup of industry visionaries who will lead our SuperSessions presenting predictions and insights for the future of 5G, the Internet of Things (IoT), the sharing economy, the power of diversity in STEM and more."

SuperSessions are free for all CES attendees, and seating is on first-come, first served basis. Registered media and attendees are encouraged to attend the following SuperSessions:

Stoked About 5G, presented by Ericsson
Thursday, January 5, 10:15-11:15 AM
LVCC, North Hall, N257

Insights with the FCC and FTC, presented by Consumer Technology Association
Thursday, January 5, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N257

The Challenges Facing an Artificially Intelligent World, presented by Techonomy
Thursday, January 5, 1-2 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N257

Next Big Thing: Smarter Homes for Everyone, presented by CNET
Thursday, January 5, 3:30-4:30 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N257

Powering the Sharing Economy to Transform Lives, presented by the Internet of Things World
Friday, January 6, 9-10 AM
LVCC, North Hall N257

Self-Driving Cars: New Rules of the Road, presented by Consumer Technology Association
Friday, January 6, 10:15-11:15 AM
LVCC, North Hall, N257

The Power of "Hidden Figures": Diversity in STEM, presented by IBM
Friday, January 6, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N257

Opportunities for the Global Innovation Economy, presented by Consumer Technology Association
Friday, January 6, 1-2 PM
LVCC, North Hall N257

For additional information on SuperSessions visit CES.tech.

Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is "CES®." Please do not use "Consumer Electronics Show" or "International CES" to refer to the event.

Please note updated CES security measures on CES.tech, including bag check points, bag restrictions and exceptions and badge pickup locations for CES 2017.

About CES:
CES is the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years-the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, it attracts the world's business leaders and pioneering thinkers. Check out CES video highlights. Follow CES online at CES.tech and on social.

About Consumer Technology Association:
Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, is the trade association representing the $287 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. More than 2,200 companies - 80 percent are small businesses and startups; others are among the world's best known brands - enjoy the benefits of CTA membership including policy advocacy, market research, technical education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. The Consumer Technology Association also owns and produces CES® - the world's gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. Profits from CES are reinvested into CTA's industry services.

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