Sunday, January 10

16:00 - 17:30 | Celebrity Ballroom 3


TTM - Technology Time Machine Panel

Discussion on future technologies to globally predict the interplay science, technology, society, and economics may have on one another.




Alicia Abella


Assistant Vice President, Cloud Technologies and Services Research Organization, AT&T. Current responsibilities include research in cloud computing, distributed storage, mobile services.


Andrew Laine


Professor, Chair of Department of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Radiology (Physics), Columbia University. President of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS).


Mahmoud Daneshmand 


Professor of Business Intelligence & Analytics at Stevens Institute of Technology. Has more than 35 years of teaching, research & publications, consultation, and management experience in academia & industry including: Bell Laboratories, AT&T Shannon Labs – Research, University of California at Berkeley, University of Texas at Austin, Sharif University of Technology, University of Tehran, New York University, and Stevens. He has served as DMTS at Bell Labs as well as AT&T Labs-Research ; Assistant Chief Scientist of AT&T Labs; Founder and Executive Director of the AT&T Labs university collaborations program. He is Co-Founder of the Business Intelligence & Analytics MS program at Stevens. He is an expert in Big Data Analytics, Internet of Things (IoT)/Sensor & RFID Data Streams Analytics, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Probability & Stochastic Processes, and Statistics.


Yu Yuan


Founder, CATE Global, a multinational think tank focusing on bringing world-class expertise to clients and projects in China, and is serving as the President. He is also serving as the CEO of Motiveware Technology, a company developing and providing disruptive enabling technologies for mobile internet, location based services, connected vehicles and automated driving. Chair of IEEE Digital Senses Initiative, Chair of IEEE SCC42 Transportation (IEEE Standards Coordinating Committee on Transportation), Chair of IEEE 2040 Working Group (Standard for Connected, Automated and Intelligent Vehicles), Standards Chair of IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, Secretary & Standards Chair of IEEE Transportation Electrification Community, a Board Member and the SCC Coordinator of IEEE Standards Association Standards Board, the Chair of China Operations at IEEE Consumer Electronics Society, and an Associate Editor of IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine.