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    Event Info
    • Date: Jan 10-13, 2012
    • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
    • Categories: Industry Analyst Customer Press and Media
    • Website: Official event site

    The 2012 International CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, will be held January 10-13 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Ericsson will be at the 2012 event and we hope you will join us. We will have more details as we get closer, but the highlights at this point are:

    Hans Vestberg, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ericsson will deliver a keynote address at the 2012 International CES®, slated for 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 11, 2012 in The Venetian.

    Press release by The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®

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    Teens and tech: texting, liking and dating

    Technology is an integral part of social life for today’s teenagers. A new study from Ericsson ConsumerLab examines how teenagers are using technology and devices as everyday tools. Facebook plays an important role, particularly in dating, but text messaging and face-to-face communication are ranked even higher.

    The 10 hottest consumer trends for 2012

    The 10 hottest consumer trends for 2012

    As 2011 drew to a close, Ericsson ConsumerLab identified the hottest consumer trends for 2012 and beyond. Some of the highlights included that connectivity has become as essential as roads and electricity, that social media are redefining news reporting, and that anyone can now be a service provider.

    How we spend time

    How we spend time

    Internet use has more than quadrupled in the last eight years. But even as we spend more and more time surfing the net we still spend a lot of time with family and friends. And with a lot of online time being spent on social networks we are in fact becoming more social.

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    Entertainment Matters

    The Reinvention of an Industry: Entertainment Everywhere

    Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall N258 Tuesday, January 10, 1:00–4:30 p.m.

    Mobile broadband enables everyone to access anything from anywhere. Now that TV has escaped the home and films have escaped the theater, how can we capitalize on the new-found freedom of the consumer? Hollywood once pioneered a world of new opportunity by inventing the moving picture. Today mobility is the new opportunity in town. Understand this reality, hear from industry leaders how this is already happening, discuss the business models and collaboration required to deliver success.

    A Conversation with Bruce Rosenblum

    1:00PM – 2:00PM

    The mobile internet is transforming to be the primary internet. With massive shifts in the consumer landscape alongside the democratization of content, what are the most important things to understand about mobility and broadband? We asked entertainment leaders this question, come listen to the answers!

    Featured speakers: Dawn Chmielewski, Entertainment and Technology Writer, LA Times. Bruce Rosenblum, President, Warner Bros. Television Group and CEO, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

    The Future of Your Entertainment

    2:15PM – 3:15PM

    Nielsen recently reported that the number of households with "television sets" declined yet interest in video is skyrocketing. The general public wants entertainment on their terms, when they want it, wherever they happen to be. Hear from pioneers who are re-inventing their "entertainment business" to align with future growth and the evolving creative landscape.

    Featured speakers: Arun Bhikshesvaran, CMO, Ericsson Group. Allen DeBevoise, Chairman and CEO, Machinima, Inc. Scott Dinsdale, Executive VP, Sony Music Enterntainment. Simon Fleming-Wood, CMO, Pandora

    Making money in the New World

    3:30PM – 4:30PM

    True success is lead by business model innovation leveraging technical innovation. Many ecosystem players must collaborate to successfully deliver consumer joy and subsequent business model growth. What are those innovators doing to create collaboration models and ultimately deliver the best quality of experience for consumers and best return on investment?

    Featured speakers: Brad Berens, Chief Content Officer, DMG Media Group. Jack Matthews, CEO, Fairfax Media Metro Division. Ryan Steelberg, Co-Founder and CEO, Brand Affinity Technologies. Jeff Toig, Senior VP Muve, Cricket