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Join Knowles for the 2nd-annual intelligent audio conference: "Voice and Audio Processing for Connected Devices"

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | 8am-6pm in Grand Ballroom E



Detailed Schedule

8:00am-9:00am Hosted Breakfast and Sign-In

Morning Sessions

9:00am-9:30am The Importance of Audio for IoT Applications

Knowles, Alexis Bernard, CTO

9:30am-10:00 From IoT to AI - Connected to Intelligent

Alibaba Cloud International, Kam He, Director of Solution and Consulting

10:00am-10:30am Building Smart Speakers for Music Lovers

Sonos, Klaus Hartung, Director, Smart Audio and Voice

10:30am-10:45am Break
10:45am-11:15am Intelligent Audio Signal Processing in Consumer Devices

Waves Audio, Jack Joseph Puig, CTO

11:15am-11:45am Investor Panel - Trends in the Voice-Enabled Ecosystem

Samsung Catalyst Fund, Shankar Chandran, SVP and Managing Director

WRV Capital & Walden PE, Steve Fu, Partner

SoundHound, Katie McMahon, Vice President & General Manager

BMO Capital Markets, Robert Lee; Managing Director, Technology M&A

Stifel, Joshua Epstein, Managing Director, Technology Investment Banking

11:45am-12:15pm Audio Intelligence in Mobile

Motorola Mobile Devices, Joel Clark, Sr. Director, Audio and Acoustic Technology

12:15pm-12:30pm Q&A


12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch and Open Demos


1:30pm-2:00pm Introducing Knowles' Intelligent Audio Solutions

Knowles, Mike Adell, VP, Intelligent Audio and Emerging Technologies

Knowles, Matt Cowan, Sr. Director, Solutions and Ecosystems

2:00pm-2:30pm Voice UI Without Pain

DSP Concepts, Paul Beckmann, CTO

2:30pm-2:55pm Always-Listening Voice Recognition in Low-Power Applications

Sensory, Locke Chastaine, Director of Licensing & Corporate Counsel

2:55pm-3:05pm Break
3:05pm-3:30pm Giving Machines the Sense of Hearing

Audio Analytic, Dr. Chris Mitchell, CEO and Founder

3:30pm-4:00pm From Professional-Level Audio Experiences to Smart Devices

Waves Audio, Yuval Weinreb, Director of Global Sales

4:00pm-6:00pm Hosted drinks and appetizers, open demo room

About the Audio Conference