What to Expect at The WT | Wearable Technologies Conference Melbourne 2018

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After its successful Australian launch in 2017, WT | Wearable Technologies is gearing up for its second conference in Melbourne set to take place on October 3-4. WT | Wearable Technologies Conference, which is Australia’s #1 conference, showcases new products, innovators and leaders in the wearable tech industry, providing Australians a chance to learn more about how to integrate wearable technology into personal and professional lives.

Highlights WTAUS ‘18

Day one will kick off with the keynote address by our CEO Christian Stammel, Wearable Technologies AG (Germany), when he welcomes attendees, sponsors and participants at the conference.

Wearable technology market is expanding rapidly. The market will see shipments almost double by 2021, according to Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker report. The industry analyst forecasts 125.5 million wearable devices will be shipped this year (up from 104.3 million in 2016) and that the total will hit 240.1 million in 2021. It’s important for businesses to keep up with this rapid pace and get ready to expand their businesses. Our next speaker Billie Whitehouse, CEO, Wearable X (USA) will discuss How To Go Large: Expanding Your Horizons and Your Global Market Share.

One of the best features in wearable devices are health trackers. As these health tracking wearables are becoming more and more popular, it’s very important to make them in a way that they produce accurate results. Our next guest Andrew Eagling, Business Development Manager – Wellness and Enterprise ANZ, FitBit will discuss Enhancing Health Tracker Capabilities, Accuracy and Engagement.

Next, Rocky Scopelliti, World Renowned Futurologist & Director Centre for Industry 4.0 at Optus will talk about Next Wave of Wearable Technologies in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

And next, Priscilla Harris, Head of Virtual Reality, HTC Australia and New Zealand and more will lead a panel discussion on Creating Truly Immersive Experiences with VR.

The second day will bring in more exciting news with speeches by Dirk Ullrich, Innovation Lead – Emerging Technology, Accenture Australia, Leila Alem, Chief Design and Innovation, ArcSense and Adjunct Professor, UTS, Damian Madden, Global Digital Leader, The Woolmark Company, and more.

That’s not all, there are more great innovators and thought leaders who’ll be speaking at the conference. To get a full list of our speakers, exhibitors and sponsors, please visit: WT | Wearable Technologies Conference, Melbourne.

The event features an extensive exhibition area with companies like Fitbit, Katapult Design, Wearable X, Centre for Design Innovation, Swinburne University of Technology, u-blox, All My Tribe & Spacetalk, HitIQ, Tournicare, and Terrablue XT.

Register today and join us in Australia at our WT | Wearable Technologies Conference Melbourne October 3-4.