Dynamic CES Asia Conference Program to Touch on Top Tech Industry Trends

From robots and drones to the future of TV and beyond, CES Asia™ 2016 conference sessions will explore the technologies changing and improving our world and bringing the next big thing to consumers.

Attendees will gain access to the industry’s top voices in more than 50 conference sessions over three full days. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™, and co-produced by Intex Shanghai, CES Asia will run May 11-13, 2016, in Shanghai, China.

“The CES Asia conference program is an opportunity for attendees to learn from some of the most innovative minds in both the traditional and non-traditional tech space – a chance to gain insight from the leaders that are growing our global industry,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Technology Association. “Top executives and influential media will participate and host sessions with a wide-ranging focus on emerging areas like the Internet of Things, robotics, wearables, automotive, entertainment and much more.”

CES Asia conference session highlights include:

Advertising in China: Reaching 1.4 Billion Consumers: Thursday, May 12, 1:30-2:15 PM

Several of the world’s largest publishers and advertising agencies discuss the opportunities and challenges inherent in advertising to the largest consumer base in the world.

Speakers: Arlene Ang, CEO, OMD China
Alan Lan, Head of Online Sales, Twitter

Doug Pearce, CEO, Omnicom Media Group, Greater China

David Porter, Media Director, UNILEVER

The Internet of Things: Wednesday, May 11, 1-1:45 PM

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing by leaps and bounds. This session will explore the all-encompassing world of IoT, including the important topics of security, interoperability and an analysis of the Asian consumer market.

Speakers: Wilma Su, President, Zigbee
Jianhao Liu, Security Expert, 360
Robert Yu, CMO, Asia, Exosite

Investment Opportunities in China: Thursday, May 12, 2-2:45 PM

The Chinese stock market is going through a period of slow down and volatility. Join a group of seasoned tech investors to find out how this market disruption affects the way established companies and startups do business, the valuation environment and the ripple effect these changes will have throughout Asia.

Speakers: Eric Hsia, Venture Partner, Translink Capital
Jenny Lee, GGV Capital
Ben Bateman, Indiegogo
Alan Song, Managing Partner, SBCVC

All sessions will take place at the Kerry Hotel and will be presented in either English or Mandarin. All seating and simultaneous translation services (English/Mandarin) are available on-site on a first-come, first-serve basis. Single day conference passes are available for 1,500 RMB or full three-day passes are available for only 2,500 RMB. Conference sessions are always free for credentialed media.

In addition to a full spectrum of conference sessions, top executives from influential brands will deliver keynote addresses at CES Asia, including Intel’s Kirk Skaugen. Skaugen will discuss how innovation in technology will play an unprecedented role in transforming our daily life experiences. Keynote and Industry Mover addresses are complimentary for all CES Asia attendees with a CES Asia badge.

The complete lineup of CES Asia conference sessions is available on A full list of speakers and keynotes will be announced in the coming weeks. Registration for CES Asia is now live. For more information visit