Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

WEBINAR: Harnessing The Power Of Wearable And Location-Aware Computing For Your Event


October 20, 2015 6:00 PM UTC until October 20, 2015 7:00 PM UTC

The latest CES show was abuzz with hundreds of wearable computing products. Tied closely to this are very significant advances in location-aware services all of which hold very significant potential for events. This session will cover the latest in this emerging field with lots of ideas and ways that they can be applied to improve the participant experience including wearable/ultra-portable products, automated badge printing/notification upon arrival, CME tracking tools, iBeacons, geofencing options to provide attendee information or to protect valuable equipment on site and more.

  • Experience a range of wearable and location-aware tools emerging for sharing, funding, voting, and much more.
  • Discover best practices and case studies to get the most out of these tools.
  • Receive apps, links, and web tools that you can use to harness their power.

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Time: 1:00pm Central
Cost: Complimentary

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Corbin Ball, CSP, CMP, DES, MS is an international speaker, consultant and writer helping clients worldwide use technology to save time and improve productivity. With 20 years of experience running international technology meetings, he now is a highly acclaimed speaker with the ability to make complex subjects understandable and fun.  His articles have appeared in hundreds of national and international publications and he has been quoted in the U.S. News & World Report, Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Fast Company, PC Magazine and others. Corbin serves or has served on numerous hotel, corporate, convention bureau and association boards. He is the only person to have received both the MPI International Supplier of the Year and the MPI International Chapter Leader of the Year awards. Corbin was named as one of "The 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry" for 2012 by Successful Meetings magazine, having received this award four times previously. 

He has been named as a Meetings Trendsetter 2015 by Meetings Focus Magazine and one of Top 30 CMP Influencers by the CIC.

Continuing Education Credit

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