SOURCE: Asia America MultiTechnology Association

Asia America MultiTechnology Association

May 30, 2013 17:50 ET

AAMA Silicon Valley Annual Connected Consumer Conference on June 7, 2013

Digital Marketplaces, Gamification for Change, and the Future of Mobile Devices in the US and Asia

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - May 30, 2013) - Investing in and laying the groundwork for the always-connected consumer and the digital future are the focus of the upcoming Connected Consumer Conference hosted by The Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMASV). The conference will be held on Friday, June 7, 2013 at the San Francisco Design Center, 600 Townsend Street, SF, CA 94103 from 12:30 pm to 5 pm.

"With the emergence of wearable computing devices, next generation gaming consoles, and the power of mobile commerce, a new consumer ecosystem is taking shape," said AAMA board member, Jay H. Eum, Co-founder and Managing Director of Translink Capital. "New business opportunities are blossoming in Silicon Valley and Asia for innovation for the connected consumer."

Expert investors and innovative entrepreneurs discuss and debate emerging technology and financing models for the completely connected world. How are companies preparing today to support this new ecosystem? What is the impact of increased connectivity on innovation? The panels will reveal future opportunities in this marketplace across Silicon Valley and Asia.

Registration: The Connected Consumer, June 7, 2013

Fees: $60 for members, $100 for non-members, $35 for students

SPONSORS: Deloitte LLP, GSR Ventures, Pillsbury, Wells Fargo

Agenda:
Session I The Digital Marketplace: How Does it Transform the Consumer Experience?

  • What are the various e-commerce models that are enabling an expanded scope of sharing/buying globally?
  • Mobile payment today: technology, trends and insights.
  • Predicting the future: What's the next breakthrough?

Session II The Gaming Phenomena: Game for Change, and Game for Everyone?

  • Latest popular games on various platforms, and the enablers behind
    Going global.
  • Asian and North American gaming comparison and linkage
  • Predicting the future: How much bigger can it be?

Session III Devices, More or Fewer for Connected Consumers?

  • Innovative devices in healthcare, entertainment, education, comfort and convenience
  • Key drivers and challenges: capital, technology, design, supply chain, competition, cost, and users
  • Predicting the future: Where are the sweet spots?

ABOUT ASIA AMERICA MULTITECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION (AAMA)
Founded in 1979, the Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA), formerly known as Asian American Manufacturers Association, is Silicon Valley's largest and most established non-profit organization dedicated to building a high-tech community that shares passion for business in Asia and the Pacific Rim. The organization is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has chapters in Beijing and Shanghai -- each holding local events that promote business relationships, the cross-fertilization of ideas and best-of-breed collaboration. 

With a network of 10,000+ from over 2,000 companies AAMA's roster represents a diverse and influential spectrum of technology industries, including the internet, wireless, telecommunications, multimedia, semiconductor, software, hardware, electronics and bio-tech industries, as well as the financial and professional services industries that are integral to high-tech development. Through its diverse programs ranging from monthly Speakers Series to the annual Connect Conference, AAMA provides a forum in which members can network, exchange ideas and share resources. www.aamasv.com

Contact Information

  • US Media Contact:
    Heidi Groshelle
    Groshelle Communications for AAMA
    415.307.1380
    heidi@groshelle.com