Toy and entertainment industry professionals with an interest in emerging technologies impacting play are invited to attend the Digital Kids Summit, taking place September 9 to 10 in San Francisco. The Toy Industry Association’s (TIA) Genius of Play initiative will be featured as an event sponsor.
Developers, producers, toymakers, intellectual property leaders, and other industry professionals will be in attendance to seek out new partnerships and gain actionable insights that will help them grow their businesses.
More than 40 speakers will speak over two full days, providing participants with information on the Internet of Things, Millennial moms, generation Z, and how to build a business around augmented and virtual reality, 3D printing, drones, wearables, and other technologies.
Speakers will include Björn Jeffery, CEO and co-founder of Toca Boca, who on September 9 will deliver a keynote address touching on mistakes made and lessons learned over his company’s four-year history. Julia Pistor, the vice president of entertainment at Mattel, will be among those delivering the second day keynote.