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
9:15-12:00 PM | 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.

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

One size does not fit all, in taste, size of style. See how technology offers you the ability to personalize your purchases to the nth degree.

Speakers:
CEO
2BalanceU
CEO & Founder
ELSE Corp
President Global Beauty
J&J Consumer
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.

Moderator:
CEO + Founder
Retail Innovation Lounge
Speakers:
Chief Strategy Officer
SoftBank Robotics America
CEO
Wilkinson Baking Company
10:20-11:00 AM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

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

Moderator:
Vice President of Marketing
Perfect Corporation
Speakers:
Senior Vice President, Digital & eCommerce
Ulta Beauty
Founder and CEO
Perfect Corporation
Editor-in-Chief
Cosmopolitan
11:00-11:15 AM
LVCC, North Hall, N253
11:15-11:45 AM
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.

Moderator:
Founder
Living In Digital Times
Speakers:
Managing Director Accenture Extended Reality (XR)
Accenture
Chief Technology Officer
InContext Solutions
11:45-12:05 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

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

Moderator:
CEO, The Americas
The Store - WPP
Speakers:
Strategic Advisor, Awear & Author of LEAVE YOUR MARK
Awear Solutions
CEO and Co-Founder
Awear Solutions
12:05-12:45 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?

12:05-12:25 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
VP and General Manager Retail Solutions Division
Intel
12:25-12:45 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

Understanding behavior, rewarding loyalty and keeping customers top of mind is an art form that’s being sharpened by technology. Here’s the lowdown on how customers are spending their retail dollars and how you can take advantage.

Moderator:
Founder & CEO
Remodista
Speakers:
CMO
Cardlytics
President
Karrot
12:45-1:15 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253
1:15-2:40 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.

1:15-1:55 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

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

Moderator:
VP, Principal Analyst
Forrester Research
Speakers:
Head of Industry, Retail Superstores & Groceries
Facebook
1:55-2:40 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

Companies like JD.com, Tencent, Alibaba and Sunning have evolved their retail markets very differently than in the U.S. Deborah Weinswig has made a study of the trends. She’ll share her findings and invite some of the most innovative to join her on stage in a conversation about East meets West.

Moderator:
CEO & Founder
Coresight Research, Inc.
Speakers:
Vice General Manager, Smart Retail Strategic Partnership Department
Tencent
Chief Technology Officer
JD.com
2:40-310 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

You betcha. We invite Target and Walmart executives to discuss how their efforts to embrace startups and accelerators grow healthier, more responsive retail.

3:10-3:40 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.

Moderator:
EVP and Chief Strategy Officer
JGA
Speakers:
Global CEO
The MARS Agency
3:40-3:55 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253
3:30-5:30 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.

3:30-4:00 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

In the new world of IoT, your connected appliances can keep track of and re-order while you sleep, eat, work or play. And the introduction of 5G brings new experiences we have barely fathomed. Here’s your look at what lies ahead as these powerful technologies take hold./span>

Moderator:
Head of Retailing
Euromonitor International
Speakers:
Head of Retailing
Euromonitor International
4:00-4:30 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, Product Marketing
Rubikloud Technologies Inc
Director, Open Innovation & Venture Investments
Avery Dennison
4:30-4:50 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

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

Moderator:
Journalist
Improbable Ventures
Speakers:
Director, B2B Product Marketing
Verizon Wireless
4:50-5:30 PM
LVCC, North Hall, N253

Technology is helping retailers, but what about retailers who sell consumer technology? Are they keeping pace with the change? We’ll look at three that on the cutting edge.