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CEA Announces Programming for Sold-Out CES Unveiled Paris

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The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that panelists for the third annual CES Unveiled Paris will include top executives from La Poste, Legrand and Atol. CES Unveiled Paris is an industry event that brings innovative technology companies, top press, industry analysts, buyers and key consumer technology influencers together to showcase new products and tech trends leading up to CES® 2016. Scheduled for Wednesday, October 21, 2015, the event will take place at the Pavillon Cambon-Capucines in Paris, France.

The sold-out event will feature a CES press conference with announcements from CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro, a consumer technology trends presentation from CEA’s chief economist and sr. director of research, Dr. Shawn DuBravac, a panel featuring leading industry executives and an exhibition networking reception showcasing innovation from more than 40 companies.

“We are thrilled to see CES Unveiled Paris back for a third year with more exhibitors than ever and an innovative group of expert panelists,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA. “The French technology community is exceedingly influential both at CES and in the greater global consumer technology industry. I look forward to hearing these panelists bringing their expertise on technology making business more efficient and successful to the Unveiled stage later this month.”

The CES Unveiled Paris panel will discuss the challenge businesses face to use the Internet of Things to maximize value and consumer experience, including housing, health, and security technologies. The discussion will include Nathalie Collin, Deputy CEO in charge of Digital Business and Communication of La Poste Group, Bruno Barlet, VP France, Legrand and Philippe Peyrard, deputy CEO, Atol Les Opticiens with opening remarks from Philippe Wahl, Chairman and CEO, La Poste Group. François Sorel, a technology journalist, will moderate the panel.

François Sorel, a journalist for 01Net and BFM, will moderate the panel. In addition to being editor-in-chief of the IT channel on 01Net, Sorel is the host of two popular radio shows devoted to consumer technology in France and the co-author of a book about connected objects.

Welcome remarks will come from Philippe Wahl, chairman and CEO, La Poste Group. Wahl has been CEO of La Poste Group since 2013, after holding CEO positions at companies including La Banque Postale, the Caisse Nationale des Caisses d’Épargne Group, the Havas Group and RBS’ French subsidiary.

New this year, CEA is partnering with La Poste, France’s mail service provider, and Business France, a government agency supporting the international development of the French economy. As official partners, La Poste and Business France are committed to bringing innovative technology solutions to legacy industries in France.

Registration for CES Unveiled Paris opens at 1 PM and the event will run from 2-6 PM on October 21. Following is the current event schedule:

CES Unveiled Paris
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Pavillon Cambon-Capucines
Paris, France

1-2 PM:    

Registration

2-2:15 PM:

Welcome Remarks

Philippe Wahl, Chairman & CEO, La Poste Group

2:15-3 PM:

CEA Market Research Presentation

Dr. Shawn DuBravac, CFA, Ph.D. ,Chief Economist and Sr. Director of Research, CEA

3-3:30 PM:

CES Press Conference

Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, CEA

3:30-4 PM:

Panel Discussion

Moderator: François Sorel, Journalist, 01net and BFM

Panelists:

Bruno Barlet, VP France, Legrand

Nathalie Collin, Deputy CEO in charge of Digital Business and Communication of La Poste Group

Philippe Peyrard, Deputy CEO, Atol Les Opticiens

4-6 PM: Exhibition Networking Reception
   
 

With more than 40 exhibitors, highlights from the current exhibitor list include:

 

Due to the high volume of demand, CEA was able to expand the number of tabletops. Space is extremely limited and will sell out quickly. Please contact Tira Baror (tbaror@ce.org) or Aurelie Cornett (acornett@CE.org) for waitlist information and to learn about the additional branding opportunities.

CES Unveiled Paris highlights the dynamism of the consumer technology industry, leading up to CES 2016, which will run January 6-9, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is “CES ® .” Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” or “International CES” to refer to the event.

About CES:

CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $285 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry’s most relevant issues are addressed. Check out CES video highlights. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org and on social.

About La Poste Group :

La Poste is a limited company in 100 percent public ownership since 1 March 2010 with a unique corporate model structured around five business units: Mail-Parcels-Services, La Banque Postale, The Network La Poste, GeoPost and Digital Services. The Group operates out of 40 countries on 4 continents. La Poste's 17,000 retail outlets make it France's leading local distribution network, each day serving 1.7 million customers. Every year, La Poste delivers 23.5 billion items worldwide (letters, printed ad media and parcels), 6 days a week. In 2013, Le Groupe La Poste generated €22.2 billion in revenues (17.9% outside France) and had a headcount of over 260,000. Le Groupe La Poste's strategic plan, "La Poste 2020: Conquering the Future" outlines its ambitious objective of speeding up development in its five business units and expanding into new territories. La Poste puts human considerations and trust at the centre of customer relations. Greater synergies between its networks, accessible to everyone, everywhere, every day, are helping to make life easier for La Poste's customers. The La Poste digital branch was established in April 2014 and brings together all of the group's digital activities under one roof. It comprises the digital division of La Poste and three BtoB subsidiaries: Docapost (a specialist in the digital transformation of companies), Mediapost Communication (digital media management and data processing) and Start’inPost (an industrial startup accelerator). It employs more than 5,500 people and expects a total turnover of more than EUR 1 billion in 2020.

About Business France:

Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. Business France has 1,500 personnel, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, who work with a network of public- and private-sector partners. For further information, please visit: www.businessfrance.fr

UPCOMING EVENTS

October 21, 2015, Paris, France

November 8-10, 2015, New York, NY

November 9, 2015, New York, NY

November 10, 2015, New York, NY

  • CES Unveiled Las Vegas

January 4, 2016, Las Vegas, NV

  • CES 2016

January 6-9, 2016, Las Vegas, NV - Register

  • CEA Winter Break

March 21-24, 2016, Park City, UT

  • CES Asia 2016

May 11-13, 2016, Shanghai, China

Contact information

Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) ®
Allison Fried, 703-907-7603
afried@CE.org
www.CE.org
or
Krista Silano, 703-907-4331
ksilano@CE.org
www.CESweb.org

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