Wearable Tech LA: Where Entertainment and Health meet Wearables
Thursday 17 July, 8:00 AM 2014 to 8:00 PM 2014
, Los Angeles, CA, Online (View Map)


Gizworld and Fabric are co-hosting the first Wearable conference focusing on entertainment, health, and Internet of Things on July 17th, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA (Location to be announced soon).

Pioneers who inspired wearables, entrepreneurs and investors making wearables a reality today, and those who will endorse and create a mass market will discuss how wearables are evolving and becoming an integral part of our life.

Join us for an exclusive event to meet the best of Hollywood, Music, Sports and Wearables at Wearable Tech LA.  It is an opportunity to meet athletes (NBA, NFL, NHL…), celebrities, musicians who inspired us, take a first look at emerging wearable computing and IoT startups, watch fast track pitches from 20 startups and network with top VCs, angels and large corporation (e.g. GoPro, Intel, Samsung, Qualcomm, Google, etc...) and thought leaders. More speakers and surprises will be announced.


Key highlights:

  • World's First Wearable Entertainment and Health conference in LA
  • Cocktail reception & wearable showcase
  • 400-500 attendees
  • Top celebrities from Hollywood, Music and Sports
  • 20 dynamic keynotes, 50 speakers and 15 startups pitching their products - 3 winners to be announced.
  • Panel discussion with thought leaders in the wearable entertainment and spaces
  • Live demos including a demo on extreme wearables
  • Top VCs and corporations (e.g. GoPro, Intel, Samsung, Qualcomm, Google, etc…)

Keynotes and panels will include the following speakers:

  • Steve Mann, Chief Scientist of Meta-View, also know as the father of wearable computing
  • Sonny Vu, Founder of Misfit Wearables, makers of highly wearable computing products, including Shine
  • Yobi Benjamin, Chief Software Office, COO and Co-Founder of Avegant, the maker of GLYPH
  • Charles Michael Yim, CEO of Breathometer, raised $1M on hit TV show shark tank, created by Mark Cuban

Agenda – July 17, 2014 

9:30 am – 10:00 am


10:00 am – 10:15 am

Opening Remarks

10:15 am – 10:45 am

Opening Keynote

Steve Mann - Chief Scientist of Meta-View and Father of Wearable Computing

10:45 am - 11:15 am

The Future of Smart Footwear (Live demo)

Quin Sandler - CEO, Plantiga

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

The Future of Wearable Entertainment and Hollywood (with live demo of Meta Pro glasses - Iron Man use case)

Meron Gribetz - CEO, Meta-View
Steven Mann, Chief Scientist of Meta-View
Erick Miller - Founder & CEO, Epiphany Eyewear
Andy Grignon - CEO, Quake Labs
Moderator: Ken Hertz - Sr Partner, Law Firm of Hertz and Lichtenstein LLP

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Startup pitching session (15 startups)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Smart Closing and Sports (with 15' Q&A;)

Mikko Malmivaara - Director Sales and Marketing, Clothing +
Stacey Blurr - VP, adidas Wearable Sports Electronics
Paul Crandell - VP of Marketing, GoPro
Dick Fosbury - Olympic Track and Field Champion and VP, United States Olympians Association
Moderator: Julien Blin - Henosis CEO & Director at Gizword.com

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm


3:15 pm - 3:30 pm

3 winners announced

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Extreme Wearables: Trained Wolf in Action with GoPro Camera

Oliver Starr - Chief Evangelist, Pearltrees
Aqutaq - Trained Wolf

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Emerging Wearable 2.0 Health Platforms (with 15' Q&A;)

Sonny Vu - CEO, Misfit wearables
Charles Michael Yim - CEO, Breathometer
Nadeem Kassam - Founder & Catalyst, Bio Beats
Jesse Slade Shantz - Chief Medical Officer, OMsignal

Monisha Perkash - CEO & Co-founder, LUMO
Moderator: Julien Blin - Henosis CEO & Director at Gizword.com

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Robotics and bionic: Enhancing the human body

Mark Meadows - Founder, Chief Scientific & Creative Officer, Geppetto Avatars

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

The Future of Wearable Music (live demo)

Yobie Benjamin - COO & Co-founder, Avegant
Special Music Guest

For more details about Wearable Tech LA, contact Julien Blin.

View the full conference program here.


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