2019 Agenda

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2019 High-Tech Retailing Summit
Wednesday, January 9

9:00-9:15 AM | Opening
9:00-9:15 AM
LVCC, North Hall, N253
Welcome:
Director of External Communications
Performics
9:15-11:50 AM | The Death of Shopping as Usual

Doing nothing is not an option. Retailers must win customers who want experiences as much as wardrobes, authenticity as much as
groceries, and personalization as much as new shampoo. Discover the enabling technologies that make shopping feel like magic.

9:15-9:35 AM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

Shopping using AR and VR let’s you try before you buy in so many ways, both at home and in public spaces.

Speakers:
Global Head of VR for Location Based Entertainment
HP
CEO
MetaVRse
9:35-9:55 AM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

See how technology offers you the ability to personalize your purchases to the nth degree.

Speakers:
CEO
2BalanceU
CEO & Founder
ELSE Corp
CEO
Aetrex Worldwide
10:00-10:20 AM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

Robots are the shoppers new BFF, whether they’re navigating the store, engaging customers, or serving up some chow.

10:20-10:50 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

One of the fastest growing categories in high tech retail is beauty. It’s personal, hygienic and totally magical.

Moderator:
Technology Editor and Strategic Projects
ELLE
Speakers:
Founder and CEO
Perfect Corporation
11:05-11:35 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

Drywall and nails are so yesterday. VR let’s you build a store and test it out before you ever lift a finger.

Speakers:
CEO, The Americas
The Store - WPP
Managing Director Accenture Extended Reality (XR)
Accenture
Chief Technology Officer
InContext Solutions
11:35-11:50 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

It’s a shirt. It’s a game. It’s a loyalty program. Awear Solutions’s brilliant retail adventure.

11:50-1:30 PM | Technology that Let’s You Know Your Customer

Customer data has never been so plentiful, but how do you make it actionable and intentional?

11:50 AM-12:10 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

The Internet was built as an informaition platform but it’s commerce that drives it. Joe Jensen explains how tech makes for a better shopping experience.

Speakers:
Director of External Communications
Performics
12:05-1:00 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

There are lots of variations on ways to shop. Here’s the lowdown on how customers are spending their retail dollars and how you can take advantage.

Speakers:
CMO
Cardlytics
1:00-1:30 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253
1:30-3:30 PM | The Experiences They Want, The Data You Need

While consumers are having magical shopping interactions with AR, VR, and the like, savvy retailers are studying their every move or click, iterating better shopping experiences. Turning experiential shopping into actionable data is the ticket.

1:30-1:45 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253
Speakers:
VP, Principal Analyst
Forrester Research
1:45-2:15 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

Studying consumer behavior is helping to determine what they’re likely to buy, before they even know it.

2:15-2:30 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

In one corner you’ve got companies like Alibaba, JD and WeChat. In the other, you’ve got Walmart, Target and Amazon. These giants are separated by an ocean and vastly different shopping experiences. What can they tell us about the retail culture?

Speakers:
CEO & Founder
Coresight Research, Inc.
2:30-3:15 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

Deborah Weinswig in conversation with innovative retail powerhouses.

3:15-3:45 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

Online stores are finding themselves in an increasingly competitive and often low margin rat race. At the same time, shoppers are flocking to stores to touch, feel and experience.  Learn from the success stories of online stores who found their new homes in the real world.

4:00-5:30 PM | The New Shopping Ecosystem

Behind the customer experiences is a vast array of “back-end” systems that are being re-imagined in a high tech world.

4:00-4:30 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

Why shop at all? In the new world of IoT, your connected appliances–the fridge, dishwasher, or stove–can keep track of and re-order while you attend to life’s more pressing needs. Here’s a look at how consumer appliances become your personal shoppers.

Speakers:
Head of Retailing
Euromonitor International
4:30-5:00 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

A store that inventories itself. A know-it-all shipping container. Programmable tags that track a product as it’s built. Drone delivery systems. Robots stacking shelves. Some of the thorniest problems in the retail ecosystem are getting a tech makeover.

Moderator:
CEO
Conners Consulting
Speakers:
Director, Open Innovation & Venture Investments
Avery Dennison
5:00-5:30 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

What sort of experiences will carriers provide for retailers to take advantage of a 5G world?