Call For Speakers Issued For 2012 International CES

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today issued its “Call for Speakers” for the 2012 International CES®, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, which returns to Las Vegas January 10-13, 2012.

The International CES conference program features the CE industry’s top experts who address the latest trends, strategies and profit opportunities. More than 200 conference sessions are planned for the 2012 CES, covering a diverse array of industry topics. More than 140,000 professionals in the content, home theater, in-vehicle and wireless industries attend the International CES, accompanied by corporate buyers and retailers, media, analysts, venture capitalists and consumer technology manufacturers from 140 countries.
Speaker proposals will be accepted through 5 p.m. EDT, July 6, 2011. Proposals should be submitted online at:

Topics for the 2012 International CES conference program include:

Home Entertainment and Lifestyle Technologies
  • 3D at Home: Here to Stay?
  • 3D on the Go
  • Cameras and Camcorders: Adapting in the Age of Smartphones
  • Defining the Smart Home Market
  • Game On
  • Making Smart TV Smarter
  • Navigating the Connected Home
  • Tablets: Where Do We Go from Here?
  • Subscription Wars
Innovative Technology
  • Beyond The Flat Screen
  • Bringing the Cloud Down to Earth
  • CE Innovation: Going Where No One Has Gone Before
  • Portable Power: The Quest for Longer Lasting Batteries
  • Smart Appliances: Ready for Prime Time?
  • The Evolving User Interface: What’s Next?
In-Vehicle Technology
  • Cars Online
Business Insights
  • Electronics Retailing in the 21st Century
  • The Consumerization of IT: How Consumer Innovation Is Influencing Business
Wireless Communications
  • Mobile Payment Basics: How the Business Works
  • Mobile Payment Basics: How the Technology Works
  • Planet of the Apps
  • Smartphones: Hot Features and Trends
  •  To 4G or Not to 4G
All speaker candidate proposals are considered based on industry representation, professionalism, prior public speaking experience and relevance to session topics. Due to the number of sessions offered and the need for a balanced program, only a limited number of presenters will be accepted. Product specific sessions and sales pitches will not be considered. Proposed presenters will be notified of their acceptance status at the end of September.
Show management will work with selected speakers on all logistical, operational and promotional aspects of the session. Speakers are required to prepare and reproduce presentation materials, including handouts or related materials and topic outlines. All hotel and travel expenses are the responsibility of the presenter.
For more news on CES before, during and after the show, visit, the interactive source for CES information.
About CEA
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $186 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion, standards development and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also owns and produces the International CES – The Global Stage for Innovation. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA’s industry services.  Find CEA online at and
  • CE Week
    June 20-24, 2011, New York, NY
  • CEO Summit and Board Retreat
    October 1-3, 2011, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Italy
  • CEA TechHome Mediterraneo Summit
    October 3-5, 2011, Stresa, Lake Maggiore, Italy
  • Digital Hollywood Fall
    October 17-20, 2011, Marina Del Ray, CA
  • CEA Industry Forum
    October 23-28, 2011, San Diego, CA
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