Agenda

Wearable Sensors and Electronics 2015
Annual Conference and Exhibition
November 16 – 17, 2015
Santa Clara, California

Monday, November 16

Registration and Breakfast 07:30 AM – 08:30 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks 08:30 AM – 09:00 AM
Wearables at the peak of inflated expectations: myths and realities
Michele Reitz
Principal Research Analyst
Gartner
09:00 AM – 09:35 AM
Making sense of how consumers are responding to wearables
John Feland, PhD
CEO
Argus Insights
09:35 AM – 10:10 AM
Mid-Morning Break 10:10 AM – 10:50 AM
Motion sensing technology trends and applications for wearable devices
Ben Lee
President and CEO
mCube
10:50 AM – 11:25 AM
Flexible technologies: the next frontier for wearable devices
Edzer Huitema, PhD
CTO
Polyera
11:25 AM – 12:00 PM
Sponsor Intro – MicroGen 12:00 PM – 12:10 PM
Networking Lunch 12:10 PM – 01:30 PM
Development of flexible-hybrid electronics manufacturing and potential impacts on wearables
Paul Semenza
Director
FlexTech Alliance
01:30 PM – 02:05 PM
Integration of electronics in textiles: technological challenges and solutions
Malte von Krshiwoblozki
R&D Project Manager
Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration
02:05 PM – 02:40 PM
Mid-Afternoon Break 02:40 PM – 03:20 PM
Demystifying MEMS microphones for wearables
Matt Crowley
CEO
Vesper
03:20 PM – 03:55 PM
Technology Showcase

Cables in motion: applications for wearable sensors and electronics Paul Wagner Chairman and CEO Minnesota Wire

Electromagnetic and system simulation for wearable electronics applications Nikki Hallgrimsdottir Silicon Valley Sales Manager CST of America

03:55 PM – 04:40 PM
Concluding Remarks 04:40 PM – 04:50 PM
Reception 04:50 PM – 07:00 PM

Tuesday, November 17

Registration and Breakfast 07:30 AM – 08:30 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks 08:30 AM – 08:45 AM
System architectures for wearable devices: emerging trends and developments
Boaz Efroni Rotman
Strategic Marketing – SoC Roadmap
Intel
08:45 AM – 09:20 AM
Energy efficient wearables: an ounce of preprocessing is worth a pound of computing
Timothy Saxe, PhD
Sr. Vice President and CTO
QuickLogic
09:20 AM – 09:55 AM
Mid-Morning Break 09:55 AM – 10:35 AM
Electroactive polymer-based technologies: opportunities for wearable applications
Jason Rouse, PhD
Technical Marketing Manager
Wacker Chemical
10:35 AM – 11:10 AM
Wearable brain activity monitoring: history, applications, and emerging trends
Walid Soussou, PhD
President
Wearable Sensing
11:10 AM – 11:45 AM
Sponsor Intro – mCube 11:45 AM – 11:55 AM
Networking Lunch 11:55 AM – 01:20 PM
Sensor hubs for wearables: evolution and emerging trends
Francois Beauchaud
Principal Engineer
Bosch Sensortec
01:20 PM – 01:55 PM
Gas sensors for wearables: trends, challenges and opportunities
Jess Brown, PhD
Sales and Marketing Director
Cambridge CMOS Sensors
01:55 PM – 02:30 PM
Mid-Afternoon Break 02:30 PM – 03:10 PM
Soft-matter sensing for wearable health monitoring
Tingrui Pan, PhD
Associate Professor
University of California, Davis
03:10 PM – 03:45 PM
Bio-integrated flexible and stretchable electronics: new modality for wearable electronics
Pulin Wang, PhD
Managing Director
Stretch Med
03:45 PM – 04:20 PM
Concluding Remarks 04:20 PM – 04:30 PM

Agenda and panels are subject to change.