Technical Program

Final Agenda

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Day One – Thursday, October 13th, 2016

EPFL room INR 219


08:00h Registration – light breakfast
09:00h Opening Remarks
Touradj Ebrahimi, Professor, EPFL, CH
09:30h Ecma and “Wearable” Standardization
István Sebestyén, Secretary General, Ecma International, CH
09:45h Wearable Computing – an Overview
Touradj Ebrahimi, Professor, EPFL, CH
10:30h Coffee break
11:00h Smartwatch – New user Experience
Satomi Michitsuta, Senior Wearable Technology Manager, Development Timepiece, Casio, Japan
11:40h TAG Heuer Connected: how TAG Heuer innovated to adapt to the smartwatch world
Frédérique de Waresquiel, Project Manager – Connected Devices, TAG Heuer, CH
12:20h Lunch break
14:00h Laboratoire Dubois – Testing Watches and More
Silvano Freti, Director, Laboratoire Dubois, CH
14:40h A Smart Phone Demonstrator for Food Recognition Based on Deep Learning
Lin Yuan, PhD student, EPFL, CH
15:10h Coffee break
15:50h Designing Ultra-Low Power Wearable Systems for the Internet-of-Things Era
David Atienza, Professor, EPFL, CH
16:30h Can the Wearables be Social?
Michele Nitti, Assistant Professor, University of Cagliari, Italy
17:10h Applying smartphone technologies to wearables    
Serge Willenegger, SVP, Qualcomm
17:50h First day wrap up
19:00h Reception & Dinner – Châlet Suisse, Lausanne

Day Two – Friday, October 14th, 2016

EPFL room MA B1 11


08:00h Registration – light breakfast
09:00h Personal Lifestyle and Health
Ramesh Jain, Professor, University of California, Irvine, US
09:40h Food Image Analysis: The Big Data Problem You Can Eat!
Edward J. Delp, Professor, Purdue University, US
10:20h Coffee break
10:50h Watches that Help You Make Better Sense of Your Wearable and Personal Health Data
Panos Nasiopoulos, Professor, University of British Columbia, CA
11:30h Smartwatches: More Smart than Watch!
Xavier Comtesse, Former Director, Think Tank Avenir Suisse, CH
12:15h Lunch break
13:50h Textile Wearables – the Japanese Landscape
Masahito Kawamori, Project Professor, Keio University, Japan
14:30h Practice of FoodLog, a Multimedia Food Recording Tool
Kiyoharu Aizawa, Professor, University of Tokyo, Japan
15:10h Coffee break
15:40h Panel Discussion
Moderator: Patrick Luthi    
Panelists: Edward J. Delp, Ramesh Jain, Satomi Michitsuta, Touradj Ebrahimi
17:10h Closing Remarks
17:30h End of Summit