On Friday 1st July 2016, CEDIA is hosting a Future Trends breakfast event that is open to both members and non-members. Taking place at Dolby’s European headquarters in Soho Square, London, this event will feature a keynote speech by one of CEDIA’s leading technology instructors, Rich Green, along with a Q&A session with fellow CEDIA instructor and CEDIA EMEA Education Director, Simon Buddle.

After a short morning coffee, Rich Green will grace the stage at Dolby’s showroom in London to deliver his popular talk, ‘Future Technologies: The Inside Scoop from Silicon Valley’. Well-known as an expert on futuristic technologies and one of the industry’s most highly regarded innovates, Rich has worked for leading Silicon Valley researchers, CEOs, venture capitalists, anthropologists and business consultants and has many insider facts to share with professionals in the home technology industry.

This fast-paced presentation will touch on new and developing technologies that are expected to develop over the next couple of years, as well as explain what design underpinnings can help industry professional’s delver more humane custom systems. With his last UK appearance back in 2012, this is a rare opportunity for industry professionals to see Rich Green’s infamous talk and is a must see for those wanting to keep up with the technology rat race and the next big thing.

“We are delighted to announce Rich Green as our keynote speaker for CEDIA’s Future Trends event,” comments Wendy Griffiths, Executive Director of CEDIA EMEA. “With so much happening right now in Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Natural User Interfaces, IoT, Mobile, Wearables, we are confident that Rich will be able provide all attendees with a unique insight into what to expect in the near and distant future.”

Following Rich Green’s talk, CEDIA Education Director Simon Buddle will take part in a Q&A session. This will give attendees the opportunity to ask one of CEDIA’s most experienced instructors any questions on the future of the industry, new technologies to CEDIA education.

Tickets to this event cost £25 for members, and £50 for non-members. To purchase your ticket, visit www.cedia.co.uk/cedia-events

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CEDIA is the international trade association and central touch point for 3,700 member companies who design, manufacture, and install technology for the home. CEDIA is committed to helping members at every level set a pathway to prosperity by offering industry-leading education, training, and certification; delivering market intelligence through proprietary research; providing opportunities to foster community within the channel, and cultivating awareness with industry partners and consumers. CEDIA founded the largest annual residential technology show, now in its 27th year, and co-owns Integrated Systems Europe, the world's largest AV and systems integration exhibition. CEDIA members deliver technology solutions that allow people to have their best moments in life from the comfort of their own home. Life Lived Best at Home. To learn more about CEDIA, visit www.cedia.net. Follow @CEDIA_EMEA on Twitter, Facebook at www.facebook.com/CEDIA.EMEA, or join the CEDIA group on LinkedIn.