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2016 International CES launches call for tech authors

The International CES announced March 23 its “call for author proposals” to join Gary’s Book Club at the 2016 International CES, the world’s leading annual innovation event. The 2016 CES returns to Las Vegas, on Jan. 6-9, 2016.

Gary’s Book Club showcases the works of prominent authors in the tech industry who are exploring technology’s role in today’s society. CES attendees will have the opportunity to meet the authors, purchase books and get books signed.

Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D., CEA's chief economist and author of "Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data will Transform the Way we Work, Live and Communicate" talks trends at Gary's Book Club during 2015 International CES.

Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D., CEA’s chief economist and author of “Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data will Transform the Way we Work, Live and Communicate” talks trends at Gary’s Book Club during 2015 International CES.

To be selected for Gary’s Book Club, books must be published between January 2015 and January 2016 and should cover technology, innovation, technology policy or innovation policy. There is no charge for authors to participate in the program.

“Our book club has become a unique and popular destination where CES attendees can interact with a dynamic group of authors with incredible industry knowledge and experience,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and best-selling author of CEA’s “Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Businesses” and “The Comeback: How Innovation will Restore the American Dream.”

In its second year at the 2015 CES, Gary’s Book Club welcomed 12 top tech authors and visionaries including CEA’s Chief Economist Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D. Authors took to the CEA Stage in the Grand Lobby for dynamic discussions followed by book signings. 2015 CES book club authors included:

  • Alexis Ohanian, Without Their Permission: How the 21st Century Will Be Made, Not Managed
  • Andrew Keen, Internet is Not the Answer
  • Aneesh Chopra, Innovate State: How New Technologies Can Transform Government
  • Anna van Slee & Carolyn Chandler: Adventures in Experience Design
  • Barry Wacksman, Connected by Design
  • Frank Gruber, Startup Mixology
  • Nicole Gallucci, Adversperience: The Convergence of Advertising & Experiential Marketing
  • Patrick Stroh, Business Strategy: Plan, Execute, Win!
  • Paul Paetz, Disruption by Design
  • Peter Nowak, Humans 3.0: The Upgrading of the Species
  • Scott Steinburg, Make Change Work for You
  • Shawn DuBravac, Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate

To join Gary’s Book Club at the 2016 CES, visit

For more information on the 2016 CES, visit


  • Technology & Standards Spring Forum
    March 24-26, 2015, Nashville, TN
  • Digital Patriots Dinner
    April 14, 2015, Washington, DC
  • CES on the Hill
    April 15, 2015, Washington, DC
  • 2015 International CES Asia
    May 25-27, 2015, Shanghai, China
  • CEO Summit
    May 25-27, 2015, Shanghai, China
  • CEA Innovate!
    November 8-10, 2015, New York, NY
  • CE Hall of Fame Dinner
    November 9, 2015, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled New York
    November 10, 2015, New York, NY
  • CES Unveiled Las Vegas
    January 4, 2016, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2016 International CES
    January 6-9, 2016, Las Vegas, NV


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