Emily Taylor

Consulting Manager · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Consulting Manager

Project Management Virtual Reality (VR) Consumer Tech Connected Life Wearables

Manish Nargas

Research Manager, Consumer and Mobile Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Manish provides a unique lens on the Canadian consumer technology and services markets.

Residential TV Services Connected Consumer Consumer Technology Consumer Services Smart Home Technology

Shahd ElAshri

Associate Analyst, Wearables, AR/VR and Consumer Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Shahd examines the consumer mobility, wearable device and AR/VR markets in Canada

Augmented Reality (AR) Consumer and B2B Buyer behaviour Wearables Business Intelligence

Yuichi Motai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering · VCU College of Engineering

Associate Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Virginia Commonwealth University.

System Safety Intelligent Systems with Adaptive Tracking Online Classification Methodologies Medical Imaging Pattern Recognition

Francis Ortiz Ocaña

Ceo & Founder · Crea Solutions

A Smart Citizen in an Augmented World. Geolocated, Virtualized and ready to share knowledge about Disruptive Tech and Smart Everything.

Governance Internet of Things (IoT) Destination Marketing Virtual Reality (VR) Geolocation

Jean Philippe Bouchard

Vice-President, Future of Work and Mobility Research · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Leads the Future of Work & Mobility research group at IDC Canada

Canadian AR/VR Market Tablets Mobile Phones Wearables Forecasting & Modeling

Richard J. Radke

Professor, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Studies computer vision problems related to human-scale, occupant-aware environments

Radiotherapy Smart Lighting Social Signal Processing Video Processing Computer Vision

Gianluca De Leo

Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences · Augusta University

Dr. Gianluca De Leo is a leading expert on using technology, such as virtual reality and e-health, in public health and health care.

Telemedicine Augmented Reality Health Technology Biotechnology Public Health

Salvatore Iaconesi

President · AOS

Founder at AOS

Augmented Reality Ubiquitous Publishing Citizen Science

Shawn Brixey

Professor; Affiliate Faculty · VCU College of Engineering

Affiliate Faculty in Computer Science, former Dean School of the Arts.

Immersive Media Film & Video Production Stereoscopy Computer Graphics Spatial Imaging

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD

Thomas G. Labrecque Professor of Business Technology | Villanova School of Business · Villanova University

Stephen J. Andriole, PhD, is an expert in emerging technologies and business technology strategy

Emerging Technology Trends Technology Adoption Virtual & Augmented Reality Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Social Media Analytics

Steven King, M.S.

Associate Professor of Emerging Technologies, Hussman School of Journalism and Media · UNC-Chapel Hill

As a computer scientist and journalist, King experiments with emerging technologies to present news and information in new ways.

Drones Innovation & Creativity Robotics Virtual Reality VR

Carlos Paz-Soldan

CEO & Founder · Tenet Computer Group Inc.

Combines business and technology expertise.

Emergency Preparedness Information Technology Mobile Technology Business Augmented Reality

Simon J Anderson

Strategic Foresight Consultant and Speaker · Venture Foresight, LLC

Keynote Speaker | Applied Foresight Consultant | Award-Winning Author

Future of Work Emerging Technology Change Management Retail Trends Fintech

Ian Williams

Associate Professor, School of Computing and Digital Technology · Birmingham City University

Ian Williams is an internationally recognised researcher in Image processing and Mixed Reality.

Image Filtering Image Feature Extraction Mixed and Augmented Reality Digital Image Processing User Interaction

Bahram Javidi, Ph.D.

Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor · University of Connecticut

A professor of electrical and computer engineering, Javidi also leads the Multidimensional Optical Sensing and Imaging Systems (MOSIS) Lab.

Optics and Photonics Biomedical optics/photonics for imaging Nanotechnology in optical sensing, imaging, visualization, and display 3D Imaging

A.B. Osborne

Assistant Professor of Animation in Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Department of Art and Design · Augusta University

A.B. Osborne is an expert in the the field of animation working in everything from classic cartoons to technical and medical animation.

Motion Graphics Technical and Medical Visualization Animation 3D Modeling Virtual and Augmented Reality

Evan Hardie

Research Director, Future of Work, Printers & Digital Displays · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Research Director within IDC Canada's Future of Work Practice and Printers/Digital Displays Markets

Digital Displays 3D Printers Hardcopy Peripherals Large Format Printers Managed Print Services

Lawrence Surtees

Research Vice President, Communications · International Data Corporation (IDC)

Over forty years experience following new technologies and trends and providing thought leadership on the Canadian communications market

Canadian Communications Policy and Regulatory Issues Canadian Communications Service Providers Wireless Communications Telecom Industry Structure and Trends Optical Network Technology

Professor Nashwan Dawood

Professor of Digital Construction · Teesside University

His expertise is sustainable infrastructure & in modelling ways to ensure carbon reduction in construction, housing & engineering projects.

Energy Efficient Buildings Infrastructure Design Carbon Reduction Sustainable Construction Engineering