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Wearable Techology Show

  • ExCeL London 1 Western Gateway London, England, E16 1XL United Kingdom (map)

The Wearable Technology show is the biggest event for wearables, AR, VR & IoT technology. It is co-located with the AR, VR & MXR Summit. 

Day 1: March 7, 2017

1:05PM: Travel & Tourism

AR/VR will be driving a new wave of consumerisation across the travel and tourism industry, but will the introduction of these projects boost the industry overall

Discussion Points: 

  • Improvements to travel and tourism
  • From choosing to arriving at the destination which areas can take the most
  • What will the future look like for AR/VR in travel and tourism?
  • How will AR/VR affect travel on the ground, on the water and in the air?

Moderator: Tom Emrich, Partner, Super Ventures

Panel Discussion: 

  •  Andy Wise, New Business Director & Owner, Engine Creative
  •  Francesca Guerrera, Director, Art Wonder - Tools for Culture
  •  Professor Dimitrios Buhalis, Head of Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth University

Day 2: March 8, 2017

10:00AM: Are We Ready for Mixed Reality?

The evolution of MR is a space that we are not used to and the changes that MR will induce in the society will be enormous. Human creativity and imagination will be expanded and the economy and industrial processes will be more efficient. However, with this also comes social breaches, a lack of understanding and inequalities.

Discussion Points:

  • How will MR revolutionise our lives - could it do away with laptops, tablets and other such devices?
  • Are we moving into a new era for personal technology?
  • Which companies will define the 21st Century and provide a foundation for the future?
  • What are the key pros and cons with MR?

Moderator:  Steve Dann, Founder & CEO, Amplified Robot

Panel Discussion:

  •  Asad Arshad, Founder, Chairman & CEO, iFavour
  •  Tom Emrich, Partner, Super Ventures
  •  Oliver Kibblewhite, Head of Special Projects, Rewind FX
  •  Tom Carter, Chief Technical Officer, Ultrahaptics


1:15PM: Head Worn Devices

The future looks bright for head worn devices for both consumers and the enterprise.

Discussion Points:

  • Which head worn devices have taken the medium mainstream?
  • How are head worn devices going to revolutionise the world?
  • What are the best headsets and which ones should you buy?

Moderator:  Tom Emrich, Partner, Super Ventures

Panel Discussion:

  •  Christophe Mallet, Co-Founder, Somewhere Else
  •  James Woodall, CTO / Joint Founder, Intoware
  •  Graham Breen, Program Manager EMEA Virtual Reality, HTC Europe


3:25PM: Are Wearable Technologies the Magical Solution for Injury Prevention?

There is nothing worse than training hard, getting fit, seeing results then injuring yourself and going back to square one. Wearables can ensure we can train harder by being smarter.

Discussion Points: 

  • Fixing form technology available to tell us when we’re pushing too hard
  • How to warm up well but also refuel and recover
  • Knowing when it’s time to rest
  • How can improving; impact and posture ensure we stay injury free?

Moderator: Tom Emrich, Partner, Super Ventures

Panel Discussion: 

  •  Joni Kettunen, CEO & Co-Founder, FirstBeat Technologies
  •  Jim Johnson, CEO, WearTech Therapeutics
  •  Kevin McLaughlin, VP Operations, Kitman Labs
  •  Mark Ganly, CEO, Contego Sports Limited


Earlier Event: September 24
AWE Asia 2016
Later Event: March 10