Second Annual SleepTech Summit
On September 26, 2016, the National Sleep Foundation led innovation discussions in sleep health technology at the SleepTech Summit. The Summit was offered as part of the 10th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference in Santa Clara, CA.
Harry Wang, Senior Director of Research at Parks Associates gave the keynote on the current state of the sleep tech and what to watch in the near future. Other speakers included representatives from Jawbone, Marriott, Samsung, and Nokia. As Chair of the SleepTech Summit, Michael Breus, PhD, wrapped up the event by announcing the SleepTech Award, the world‘s first innovation awards for Sleep Technology.
First Annual SleepTech Summit
On October 6-7 2015, the National Sleep Foundation launched the First Annual SleepTech Summit co-located with the Health 2.0 Fall Conference in Santa Clara, CA. The Summit explored the newest innovations in sleep technology as well as the business and investment opportunities within this growing segment of technology. Speakers included Fullpower Technologies, Jawbone, Misfit, Philips Respironics, and many others.
The Expo featured the latest sleep and technology products which were also showcased on a concurrently organized satellite media tour. The media tour resulted in 24 radio and TV spots around the country and more than 8 million audience impressions.