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2008 INTERNATIONAL CES ISSUES CALL FOR
Deadline for Speaker Applications Set for July 13, 2007
Arlington, Va., June 18, 2007 – The International CES®, the world’s largest consumer
technology tradeshow, has issued its “Call for Speaker” applications for the 2008 International
CES, which will run January 7-10, 2008, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
With more than 175 sessions planned, the International CES conference program unites
the industry’s most respected authorities and educates attendees on the newest trends, strategies
and profit opportunities emerging in consumer technology. More than 140,000 attendees
including content and wireless developers, corporate buyers and retailers, consumer technology
manufacturers, media, analysts and venture capitalists, from 140 countries attend the
International CES. Notable industry experts share advice and knowledge throughout the CES
Speaker proposals are due by July 13, 2007. Proposals can be submitted online at
Topics for the 2008 International CES conference program include:
IPTV: The Television of Tomorrow? Mobile on the Move: What's in Store for Car Electronics?
Preparing for the Analog Shutoff Market Navigation for the Navigation Market
The New Definition of TV What's This Button Do? Ease-of-Use and the Consumer
Home Theater in 3D The True Cost of DRM: What Can’t We Do Now?
Home Entertainment and the Home PC The New Face of America's Elections
Back on the Air: Mobile TV Taking the Blogosphere Seriously
The Drive for Gaming in 2007 Keeping CE off the Curb Through E-Cycling
Installation: Is it for the Average Joe? Tech's Greener Pastures
The Golden Age of Digital Imaging Finding Private Equity
Bringing Automation Home The Power of Social Networking
Accessory to Success: The Power of Add-Ons Making Room for the Boom: CE for Aging Consumers
Innovation Through Design Mobile TV: Looks Great. How Do You Sell It?
World of Wireless The Top 10 Technologies You Never Heard Of
The High-End Audio Demo in an iPod World Finding the Right Bandwidth
Downloading and Streaming HD over the Air — Display Trends: What's Next?
Home Video's Future
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Due to the number of sessions offered and the need for a balanced program, a limited number of
presenters will be accepted. All proposals will be considered based on industry representation,
professionalism, prior public speaking experience and relevance to session topics. Sales pitches and
product specific sessions will be eliminated from consideration. Proposed presenters will be notified of
acceptance status at the end of September.
Show management will work with the 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 related hotel and travel expenses are the
responsibility of the presenter.
For more news on CES before, during and after the show, visit www.CESweb.org, the
interactive source for CES information.
Note to Journalists: General press and analyst registration is available at www.CESweb.org.
Detailed press conference information will be available later this year. Journalists are encouraged to
arrive in Las Vegas by Saturday, January 5 to take advantage of all the CES press events.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the
consumer technology industry through technology policy, events, research, promotion and the fostering of business
and strategic relationships. CEA represents more than 2,100 corporate members involved in the design, development,
manufacturing, distribution and integration of audio, video, mobile electronics, wireless and landline
communications, information technology, home networking, multimedia and accessory products, as well as related
services that are sold through consumer channels. Combined, CEA's members account for more than $140 billion in
annual sales. CEA's resources are available online at www.CE.org, the definitive source for information about the
consumer electronics industry.
CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES – Defining Tomorrow’s Technology. All profits from
CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering
standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.
• The 11th Annual Consumer Electronics CEO • CONNECTIONS™ Europe: Strategies for Digital
Summit Living Markets
June 20-23, 2007, Santa Barbara, CA December 4-6, 2007, Berlin, Germany
• 2007 SINOCES • 2008 International CES
July 6-9, 2007, Qingdao, China January 7-10, 2008, Las Vegas, NV
• CEA Industry Forum • 2008 PARA Conference
October 15-17, 2007, San Diego, CA March 11-13, 2008, Orlando, FL
• EHX Fall 2007 • EHX Spring 2008
November 6-9, 2007, Long Beach, CA March 11-15, 2008
• Future of Television Forum • Digital Patriots Dinner
November 8-9, 2007, New York, NY April 2, 2008, Washington, DC
• CES New York Press Preview Featuring CES • CEA Washington Forum
Unveiled April 2-4, 2008, Washington, DC
November 13, 2007, New York, NY
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