TIA Speaks @ CES 2017


TIA is pleased to produce a partner program within the  Consumer Technology Association's (CTA)™ annual International CES® Exhibition and Conference.

Join TIA at CES® 2017
January 4-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Date: Wednesday, January 4, 2017  |  3:30pm - 4:40pm
Date: Thursday, January 5, 2017  |  9:00am - 12:30pm
Location: Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, Las Vegas, Nevada


The Internet of Things (IoT) is cutting a swath of disruption across industries. Daily, new products and services are launched requiring advanced networks. This track looks at the demands data delivery will place on networks, and the technology innovation, business models, and government policy needed to build the connected future.

Top Three Topics:

  • The impact IoT and its big data demands will have on industries and their communications networks.
  • Next generation networks as they address the diverse needs to come for cars, urban settings and other environments.
  • Solutions, use cases and business opportunities for developing next generation network technologies and applications.


3:30 PM
4:30 PM

TIA Panel @ the Broadband Track presented by Team Lightbulb - IoT and Big Data: Driving Network Innovation

Room LVCC, North Hall, N256

IoT pushes terabytes across networks. But VR surgeries place higher demands than automated street lighting systems; urban environments need different infrastructure than rural; and varied data traffic requires flexible networks. Industry experts will discuss technology and business opportunities of next generation networks.

Geoff Arnold, Sensity Chief Technology Officer, Verizon
John Keever, CTO, Telit IoT Platforms
Dave Kozischeck, Manager Enterprise Networks, Corning Optical Communications
Manish Singh, Vice President, SDN & NFV Product Management, Tech Mahindra
David Heard, Chairman and Interim CEO, Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) (Moderator)

9:00 AM
10:00 AM

TIA Panel Series - Artificial Autonomous Intelligence in 5G Networks

Room LVCC, North Hall, N264

IoT applications will require networks of the future to transport petabytes of data from trillions of inputs with varied speed and latency requirements. What role will artificial autonomous intelligence (AAI) play? Panelists will discuss the impact of AAI on the cloud, virtualized/software defined networks, and more.

Christopher Clayton, Head of Solutions Design and Delivery, Beyond Limits
Nancy Green, Global Practice Lead - Healthcare & Life Sciences, Strategy & Thought Leadership, Verizon
Glenn Laxdal, CTO & Head of Strategy for North America, Ericsson
Lakshmi Mandyam, Sr. Dir. Segment Marketing, ARM
Chuck Parker, Global Lead, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Telecommunications and Media, Beyond Limits
Ruban Phukan, Co-founder & Chief Product and Analytics Officer, DataRPM

10:15 AM
11:15 AM

TIA Panel Series - Smart Cities: Apps to Infrastructure

Room LVCC, North Hall, N264

Cities around the world are digitizing their infrastructure to streamline and enhance services for their citizens. Specialized networks are being deployed to address the particular IoT initiatives and applications under development. Panelists will discuss networks, business models, use cases and best practices.

Jay Hedley, Managing Director, Accenture
George Karayannis, Vice President, CityNOW, Panasonic
Tim Krause, President, TDKrause
Gary Stuebing, IoT Standards Manager, CTAO Office, Cisco
Michael Zeto, General Manager and Executive Director, AT&T Smart Cities
Andy Castonguay, Analyst, Machina Research (Moderator)



11:30 AM
12:30 PM

TIA Panel Series - Intelligent Transportation: How Do We Get There?

Room LVCC, North Hall, N264

Intelligent transportation infrastructure relies on continuous, seamless exchange of data over communications networks to improve automotive safety, efficiency and mobility. Panelists will discuss how to encourage supportive policies and sustained investment for advancing next generation network technologies to realize opportunities afforded by intelligent transportation systems.

Robert Grant
, Director of Government Relations, Lyft
Brian Greaves, Director, Product Development-IoT Solutions, ATT
Jim Misener, Director, Technical Standards, Qualcomm
Patricia Robb, Head of Strategy, IP & Advance Platforms, Intel
Steve Schwinke, Director Advanced Development and Concepts, GM
David Heard, Chairman and Interim CEO, Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) (Moderator)