WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2017 ASIA – HONG KONG

October 12, 2017
Charles K. Kao Auditorium, Hong Kong Science Park, Hong Kong

Join us in Asia at the key event for the wearables industry. 2017 will mark the fifth consecutive year, we gather the entire value chain of wearables at the Asian leg of the WT | Wearable Technologies Conferences. Meet both innovative startups and well-known giants from all market segments and continents to learn about the technologies shaping the future.

Here you can find a list of HOTELS or you can have a look at the logistic information for the conference on October 12 and the session on October 13.

Since 2006, WT | Wearable Technologies stands for the most astonishing, vibrant and informative conference program in the wearable space. Register now to save your seat.

If you are a startup you can apply for our startup discounts here.

* The official language of the conference will be English.


Speakers 2017

  • Christian Stammel, Wearable Technologies AG

    Christian Stammel, Wearable Technologies AG


    Christian Stammel is the founder and CEO of the – first of its kind – innovation and business development platform for Wearable Technologies (WT). As serial entrepreneur, Christian founded his first two companies during university. Since the mid-90s he has founded more than 10 companies in the fields of geo data, navigation, internet, open innovation and technology consulting with a proven success record.
    Currently he operates as CEO of Wearable Technologies AG. He is a frequent keynote speaker on topics like IoT and beyond. His work cultivates multinationals and entrepreneurs alike to connect with forward thinkers, investors and most influential people within disruptive and converging industries. He developed the renowned open innovation platform, Innovation World Cup Series, through which he and his team support hundreds of companies every year. A well-known supporter of companies of all sizes his brainchild Wearable Technologies is a business accelerator for the entire WT ecosystem. Mr. Stammel is as keen to technology as he is passionate about surfing and snowboarding – always riding the biggest waves first.

  • Marcel Spieler, Arvato

    Marcel Spieler, Arvato


    Marcel is heading up the Global Business Development Hightech & Entertainment at Arvato SCM Solutions.
    Arvato offers globally integrated supply chain and omni-channel solutions. The broad range of services covers the entire forward and reverse logistic supply chain for B2B and B2C.
    Marcel is very passionate about setting up customized solutions for Arvato’s business partners. Always having in mind the key challenge for 3PLs in today's world – global consistency in all service levels.
    Arvato SCM Solutions is with over 60 locations in 21 countries in the US, Europe and Asia one of the top ranked international supply chain & e-commerce outsourcing partners.

  • Ryan Kraudel, Valencell

    Ryan Kraudel, Valencell


    As VP of Marketing, Ryan leads global marketing for Valencell and is responsible for all areas of marketing strategy and execution. Prior to Valencell, Ryan led marketing and enterprise engagement at 6fusion, rapidly growing market awareness and adoption of an innovative approach to standardizing the economic measurement of IT infrastructure. At GXS, Ryan led product marketing and product management for GXS Managed Services, helping grow the business from $40M to $150M in 7 years. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the University of Maryland.

  • Tong lu yao, Entertech

    Tong lu yao, Entertech


    Graduated from Zhejiang University, Major in Biomedical Engineering & Instrument Science
    Founded Entertech in 2014
    The judge of the 10th China Graduate Electronics Design Contest
    A pragmatic idealist

  • Michael Kirwan, PCHAlliance

    Michael Kirwan, PCHAlliance


    Michael J. Kirwan is the Vice President of Continua, a division of the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) – a membership-driven non-profit organization focused on developing an eco-system of open plug-and-play interoperable personal connected health devices.

    Through working with Standards bodies and industry experts, Continua publishes global certification guidelines built upon international criteria from IEEE, HL7, IHE, ITU, WSI, Bluetooth, USB, NFC and ZigBee.

    Michael has over 35 years of experience in driving wired and wireless special interest groups and alliances and believes that, together, we are all on a journey as unique individuals who know that by coming together with a shared purpose, we can make it possible for everyone everywhere to be healthy and, for those who do fall sick, to receive the care and treatment they need in a way that fits into their day to day lives -- and that we can do this digitally.

    Michael advanced as Continua’s Technical Operations Manager, starting in 2009, to its Director and now VP of Continua. Michael has extensive experience within both non-profit and for-profit technology organizations. His prior role within the Bluetooth SIG as its BQA (Bluetooth Qualification Administrator) and a leading role in the development of the Bluetooth low energy technology, has helped shape his vision for personal connected health – so that it can work for everyone.

    Michael holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina, a BS in Industrial Technology from Northwest Missouri State University and is PMP certified (Program Management Professional). Michael also works directly with each of the Working Groups at the PCHAlliance and is also a Co-Chair of the IEEE 11073 PHD WG.

  • Daidi Zhong, PCHAlliance

    Daidi Zhong, PCHAlliance


    Daidi Zhong is a Professor at Bioengineering College, Chongqing University since 2010. Prior to this he has worked at Nokia Corp advancing the Bluetooth technology. Daidi joined the IEEE 11073 Personal Health Devices (PHD WG) in 2008 and both Continua and the Bluetooth SIG in 2007, where he has been contributing to personal connected health interoperability standardization activates ever since.
    Daidi is also the Co-Chair of PHD WG since 2011 and has served as a member of IEEE-SA Standards Board and its Review Committee. He is also an active member of ISO TC215, ITU SG16, IHE, AAMI and several Chinese national SDOs.

  • Martin Gossling, BPMpro

    Martin Gossling, BPMpro


    As CEO, Martin is focused on the core product development and overall sales. He is responsible for determining the channel requirements, competitive analysis and gathering market feedback on the technical capabilities of the BPMpro product range. Martin has undertaken all of the core product design both hardware and software. Now focused on complex movement analysis systems for the Spinal assessment.
    He is a Senior Associate member of the Royal Society of Medicine.

  • Christophe Ramstein, Myotest

    Christophe Ramstein, Myotest


    Ramstein is an entrepreneurial and innovative executive with over 20 years of experience in designing and developing consumer products and solutions for mobile, gaming, PC, automotive, and virtual reality markets now shipping in 100s of millions of devices. Prior to Myotest, Ramstein was Vice President of Engineering at Logitech, and Chief Technology Officer at Immersion. Ramstein is the author of numerous patents, and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Polytechnic Institute in Grenoble, France.

  • Xinyi Wang, Catapult Sports

    Xinyi Wang, Catapult Sports


    Xinyi Wang works as researcher and consultant in sports industry for over 10 years, and holds a PhD. in Sports Engineering from Loughborough University in the UK. As Business Development Manager in China, Xinyi leads the sales and marketing for Catapult in this region. The Australia-based company, Catapult is the global leader in athlete analytics,
    protecting thousands of elite athletes at the intersection of sport science and analytics. Retaining its research-based approach to innovation, Catapult enables insight in to athlete risk,
    readiness and return to play. Catapult empowers coaches globally with scientifically-validated metrics for the advancement of athlete performance.

  • Karl J. Weaver, Simulity Labs/ARM

    Karl J. Weaver, Simulity Labs/ARM


    Karl J. Weaver (魏卡爾) is a senior
    Mandarin Chinese-speaking, Mobile Device
    ecosystem specialist for the Smart Card sector of the
    Wireless industry and a top public speaker on Wearable
    Payment Smartwatches for subway transit ticketing in
    China. Karl works for Simulity as OEM Biz Dev Director,
    Asia-Pacific/Greater China Region. Simulity has recently
    been acquired by ARM. Karl’s career in the Smart Card/
    Semiconductor ecosystem and embedded software World
    spans 13 years. Additionally, Karl spent 5 years working in
    China for Gemalto (and Trustonic) as Rainmaker for
    design in of embedded Mobile NFC Payments & TEE
    security technologies to the OEM Smartphone/Tablet
    PC ecosystem. He possesses a B.S degree in
    Business Management from Salve Regina University,
    Certification in Mandarin Chinese Language,
    Customs and Culture from National Taiwan Normal
    University – Mandarin Training Center and
    Certification in Broadband wireless communications
    from University of Washington (Seattle). Karl has
    many streaming videos on YouTube and Yoku
    discussing mobile payment and security
    technologies. In 2014, Karl established an NFC, Payments
    & TEE Security Meetup Group in the Seattle tech corridor.

  • Dr. Gary J. Sagiv, HealthWatch Technologies

    Dr. Gary J. Sagiv, HealthWatch Technologies


    Dr. Sagiv has a twenty-year track record of building and leading successful business programs for global diagnostic and biotechnology start-up companies. With a diverse and rich background in worldwide activities in the Medical Devices segment, Gary adds a broad base of commercialization expertise from responsibilities in marketing research, business development, marketing & sales and general management. In his senior management positions, he has initiated programs of international growth for the company, encompassing both pre and commercial sales; built and lead commercial teams globally and has conducted business in over 70 countries.

  • Dr. Ellie Fu, Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited

    Dr. Ellie Fu, Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited


    Dr. Fu is currently a Technical Manager at Nano and Advanced Materials Institute (NAMI). Her current researches focus on the material and process development for batteries, sensors and printed electronics. Prior to NAMI, she was Technology Director at Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc., leading the product development of a CVD system for 300mm wafers. From 2000 to 2004, she worked for Applied Materials in developing front-end CVD equipments and thin film deposition processes for semiconductor industry. Dr. Fu holds a bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University, and an MS and a Ph.D from University of Michigan.

Agenda WT | Wearable Technologies Conference 2017 ASIA

Thursday, 12th October 2017
10:00 Introduction by Christian Stammel, CEO, WT | Wearable Technologies
10:10 Welcome speech by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
10:20 Wearables for Healthcare, Elderly Care and Sports Performance
  Wearables and the Elderly – Total Independence while Moving to the Next Dimension Dr. Gary J. Sagiv, CCO and EVP, HealthWatch Technologies
  Designing Wearables for Movement Assessment for Medical Use Martin Gossling, CEO, BPMpro
  Flexible Battery Powered Sensors for Smart Care Solutions Dr. Ellie Fu, Technical Manager, Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited
  Smart Athlete Performance Management in Sports Xinyi Wang, Business Development Manager - S. China, Catapult Sports
11:35 Networking Coffee Break
12:05 Distributor, Interoperability, User Satisfaction
  Building Partnerships Between Brand Owners and Suppliers for the Future of Point of Sale Marcel Spieler, Vice President, Global Business Development Hightech & Entertainment, Arvato SCM Solutions
  Interoperability Standards for Personal Connected Health Daidi Zhong, Chair of China WG and Michael Kirwan , VP of Continua, Personal Connected Health Alliance
01:05 Networking Lunch
02:30 Wearables and the Smart City/ Urbanisation/ Smart Building
  Mobile Air Quality Sensing
  VR/AR Augmented Solutions for BIM/ Maintenance
03:30 Networking Coffee Break
04:00 The Latest Enabling Tech for Wearables
  Accurate Biometric Tech for Wearables Ryan Kraudel, VP of Marketing, Valencell
  Highest Energy Density in Rechargeable Micro Power TBC, VARTA Microbattery
  Myotest Smart Coach - combining Biomechanics and AI to run better Christophe Ramstein, Ph.D., CEO, Myotest
  A New Chapter of The Wearables: Artificial intelligence, Openness, Security Tong lu yao, Co-Founder, Entertech
  The Rise of eSim & iSIM for Wearable Payment Smartwatches with NFC and subway (Mass) Transit Ticketing Karl J. Weaver, OEM Business Development Manager , APAC | ARM
05:00 Start-Ups Elevator Pitches
05:30 Closing Remarks by Christian Stammel, CEO, WT | Wearable Technologies
05:45 Evening networking