Lars Thomsen’s Keynote Address will be held on February 9 at 6pm at the RAI Forum.

His presentation, entitled, ‘520 Weeks into the Future: Trends and Tipping Points in the Electronic Systems Industry until 2025’, will cover areas such as Artificial Intelligence and Robotics 2.0 alongside expected shifts in media, marketing and consumer expectations.

Preceding the keynote address on the 9th will be the opportunity to experience a full day’s conference with Smart Building Amsterdam, a joint venture between ISE co- owner’s InfoComm and CEDIA.

Chaired by Bob Snyder, editor in chief, Channel Media Europe, the conference will continue its twin-track formula and focus on residential and commercial smart building technology and applications.

Delegates can expect to experience best practice approaches to Smart Building design and efficiency objectives alongside insights into emerging trends, energy savings and home automation systems.

Meanwhile, premiering at ISE 2015 is The Capital Summit, an afternoon event taking place on February 10.

Co-hosted by MediaBridge Capital Advisors and Stiernberg Consulting, it will bring together AV/IT industry entrepreneurs seeking investment capital with financial business professionals from the world of investments, mergers and acquisitions.

The Capital Summit will provide delegates with the opportunity to meet and greet business experts and qualified strategic and financial investors with an interest in the AV industry. The Capital Summit will run from 1pm-4.30pm in Room E102.

In addition to these events, others being showcased include: the Audio Forum@ ISE, a one-day pro audio educational forum produced in association with Connessioni, 9 February in Room G001/G002, The Sport Facility Integration Summit conference produced by SVG Europe on February 11 in Room E102 and The InAVation Awards produced by IML at the Westergasfabriek’s Gashouder on February 10.

The ISE Theatres will return in 2015 with the addition of the ISE Unified Communications Theatre. This will be located in Hall 9 and will stage case-study presentations by manufacturers, product distributors, systems integrators and end user customers.

Not forgetting the Residential Solutions Theatre (sponsored by Vutec) and the Commercial Solutions Theatre (sponsored by Microsoft), which will return to Hall 7 and Hall 8, respectively.

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