2020 [email protected] and FamilyTech Summit
Thursday, January 9

MEET THE FIRST TECH-FLUID GENERATION
9:00 - 10:00 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Families no longer see “tech” as a separate activity. Today they want it melded seamlessly into family life. Mixed reality, voice enabled devices, robotics, and AI are finding their proper place the first truly tech-fluid generation.

10:00 - 10:15 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302
10:15 - 10:45 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Discover innovative concepts that explore how STEM/STEAM toys can be incorporated in new and engaging ways. The Toy Association, and research partner, Prodigy Works provide new data and insight on how to improve on the promise of STEM/STEAM.

10:45 - 11:15 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

“We’re adding an “E” to STEM this year. It stands for entrepreneurship. Preparing youth for the ever-changing work world requires coding and critical thinking but it’s also about leadership, vision, and ability to think out of the box.

11:15 - 11:30 AM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302
CELEBRATING KID’S INNOVATION
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Student winners from our The Young Innovators to Watch Program will wow you with their technical prowess. Their projects represent original technology, inventions, or discoveries that display forward-thinking entrepreneurial vision and social good.

12:00 - 12:30 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

The KAPi ([email protected]) Interactive Awards moves to daytime. Join us as we present the 12th annual awards for the best of kids’ tech and media. Meet the developers, producers, and influencers behind kids tech today!

KIDS AND FAMILY SECURITY: WHAT IS THE INDUSTRY’S ROLE?
1:00 - 1:30 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

There’s been no shortage of regulatory wrist-slapping for invading privacy. After 20 years the FTC is re-examining COPPA and more. Industry leaders discuss the importance of security for kids and family; and the push/pull between profit and personalization.

1:30 - 2:00 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

How do parents grasp video games and appropriately judge how much and what their kids should play? Dean Takahashi, lead writer, GamesBeat, VentureBeat leads a discussion with game developers on the latest research and lessons about this ever- evolving art form.

FAMILIES EMBRACE TECHNOLOGY TO MAKE MEANINGFUL CONNECTIONS
2:15 - 3:15 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Voice assistants wake sleepy children, video doorbells screen guests, bathrooms monitor health and kitchens autoreplenish themselves. The lastest home automation trends are smarter than ever.

3:15 - 3:30 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302
3:30 - 4:00 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

Influencers have become a dominant force in the parenting world. Hear what kid-influencers and sharenters are doing as brand ambassadors for startups and legacy brands alike. Experts share insights and direction on where retail is heading in the coming decade.

4:30 - 5:00 PM
Venetian, Level 4, Lando 4302

There’s a huge market of expectant families and young parents who depend on technology help them stay informed and analyze their progress. We’ll show you the best of the breed.