Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced that panelists for the third annual CES Unveiled Paris will include top executives from La Poste, Legrand and Atol.
CES Unveiled Paris is an industry event that brings innovative technology companies, top press, industry analysts, buyers and key consumer technology influencers together to showcase new products and tech trends leading up to CES 2016. Scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, the event will take place at the Pavillon Cambon-Capucines in Paris, France.
The sold-out event will feature a CES press conference with announcements from CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro, a consumer technology trends presentation from CEA’s chief economist and sr. director of research, Dr. Shawn DuBravac, a panel featuring leading industry executives and an exhibition networking reception showcasing innovation from more than 40 companies.
“We are thrilled to see CES Unveiled Paris back for a third year with more exhibitors than ever and an innovative group of expert panelists,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “The French technology community is exceedingly influential both at CES and in the greater global consumer technology industry. I look forward to hearing these panelists bringing their expertise on technology making business more efficient and successful to the Unveiled stage later this month.”
The CES Unveiled Paris panel will discuss the challenge businesses face to use the Internet of Things to maximize value and consumer experience, including housing, health, and security technologies. The discussion will include Nathalie Collin, Deputy CEO in charge of Digital Business and Communication of La Poste Group, Bruno Barlet, VP France, Legrand and Philippe Peyrard, deputy CEO, Atol Les Opticiens with opening remarks from Philippe Wahl, Chairman and CEO, La Poste Group. François Sorel, a technology journalist, will moderate the panel.
François Sorel, a journalist for 01Net and BFM, will moderate the panel. In addition to being editor-in-chief of the IT channel on 01Net, Sorel is the host of two popular radio shows devoted to consumer technology in France and the co-author of a book about connected objects.
Welcome remarks will come from Philippe Wahl, chairman and CEO, La Poste Group. Wahl has been CEO of La Poste Group since 2013, after holding CEO positions at companies including La Banque Postale, the Caisse Nationale des Caisses d’Épargne Group, the Havas Group and RBS’ French subsidiary.
New this year, CEA is partnering with La Poste, France’s mail service provider, and Business France, a government agency supporting the international development of the French economy. As official partners, La Poste and Business France are committed to bringing innovative technology solutions to legacy industries in France.
Registration for CES Unveiled Paris opens at 1 PM and the event will run from 2-6 PM on Oct. 21. Following is the current event schedule:
CES Unveiled Paris
Wednesday, Oct.21, 2015
1-2 PM: Registration
2-2:15 PM: Welcome Remarks
Philippe Wahl, Chairman & CEO, La Poste Group
2:15-3 PM: CEA Market Research Presentation
Dr. Shawn DuBravac, CFA, Chief Economist and Sr. Director of Research, CEA
3-3:30 PM: CES Press Conference
Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, CEA
3:30-4 PM: Panel Discussion
Moderator: François Sorel, Journalist, 01net and BFM
Bruno Barlet, VP France, Legrand
Nathalie Collin, Deputy CEO in charge of Digital Business and Communication of La Poste Group
Philippe Peyrard, Deputy CEO, Atol Les Opticiens
4-6 PM: Exhibition Networking Reception
- 10 VINS
- 5V/All In One HC
- (NEW) Atol
- (NEW) BNP Paribas Real Estate
- (NEW) C-WAY
- EXALT 3D
- La Poste
- (NEW) Legrand
- (NEW) Mixstik
- (NEW) Parrot
- (NEW) PRIZM
- TCT Magazine
- THINK AND GO
- WB Technologies
Due to the high volume of demand, CEA was able to expand the number of tabletops. Space is extremely limited and will sell out quickly. Please contact Tira Baror (tbaror@CE.org) or Aurelie Cornett (acornett@CE.org) for waitlist information and to learn about the additional branding opportunities.
CES Unveiled Paris highlights the dynamism of the consumer technology industry, leading up to CES 2016, which will run Jan. 6-9, 2015 in Las Vegas.