About the Conference

Conference Topics

  • Worldwide wearable device trends: market drivers, demographic factors, emerging markets and applications, disruptive technologies, government policy effects.
  • Business aspects: competitive forces and dynamics, pricing trends, mergers and acquisitions, analyst forecasts and projections, manufacturing developments, technology transfer, regulatory compliance, ecosystems and hubs, company formation.
  • Technology trends and developments: wearable device architecture, sensor hubs, ultra-low power systems and components, energy harvesting, micro batteries and energy storage, supercapacitors, sensor fusion, software algorithms, context awareness, virtual sensors, connectivity with smartphones.
  • Emerging applications: digital health, body area networks, medical diagnostics and screening, genomics, safety and security, environmental, virtual reality, indoor navigation, quantified self, usage paid insurance.
  • Emerging manufacturing techniques and materials: flexible and printed electronics, smart glass, streamlined assembly techniques.
  • Emerging types of sensors: touch, pressure, thermal, radiation, humidity, chemical, high- performance image and IR, air and pollution, magnetic, water, radar, high performance inertial, high performance microphones, microphone arrays.
  • Emerging types of actuators: high performance micro speakers, optical zoom, micro shutters, energy harvesters.
Who Should Attend
  • CEOs
  • CTOs
  • Entrepreneurs
  • VPs of engineering
  • VPs of marketing
  • VPs of business development
  • MEMS foundry managers
  • Product managers and engineers
  • Marketing, sales and business development managers
  • MEMS and sensors production managers and engineers
  • MEMS and sensors design managers and engineers
  • Business development professionals
  • Industry analysts
  • Investment bankers
  • MEMS and sensors consultants
  • Media representatives

Conference Location

Biltmore Hotel & Suites
2151 Laurelwood Road
Santa Clara, CA 95054
408-988-8411 (phone)

Hotel Information

The conference and reception will be held at the Biltmore Hotel & Suites. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Biltmore for a negotiated rate of $179.00 per night. The room block cut-off date is October 28, 2014.

To reserve online, please go to: http://bit.ly/WSE14Hotel and click the “Book a Room” button. You can also call in your reservation directly to 800-255-9925; please ask for the discounted room rate for the Wearable Sensors conference.

The Biltmore is approximately 4 miles from the Mineta San Jose Airport (SJC). The hotel has shuttle service available; please call the Biltmore at 408-988-8411 to schedule shuttle service.

Contact Information

Dr. Mike Pinelis
President and CEO
MEMS Journal, Inc.
734-277-3599 (phone)
mike@memsjournal.com

Jessica Ingram
Project Manager
MEMS Journal, Inc.
360-929-0114 (phone)
jessica@memsjournal.com