Call for Authors Open for Gary's Book Club at 2015 International CES

Program showcases the works of prominent authors in the tech industry

Arlington, VA, (PresseBox) - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that its “call for author proposals” to join Gary's Book Club at the 2015 International CES® is now open. Gary's Book Club showcases the works of prominent authors in the tech industry who are exploring technology’s role in today’s society. CES attendees will have the opportunity to meet the authors, purchase books and get their books signed. The 2015 CES is scheduled for January 6-9, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

To be selected for Gary’s Book Club, books must be launched within the year (January 2014-January 2015). In addition, the book should cover technology, innovation, technology policy, or innovation policy. There is no charge for authors to take part in this program.

“We are thrilled to bring the book club back to CES for a second year to showcase the written work of top tech visionaries,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of CEA and best-selling author of Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World’s Most Successful Businesses and The Comeback: How Innovation will Restore the American Dream. “We welcome authors to join us on the CES stage to share their insights and highlight the influence technology and innovation has on our everyday lives.”

In its first year at the 2014 CES, Gary’s Book Club welcomed 11 top tech authors and visionaries to the CEA stage in the Grand Lobby for dynamic discussions followed by book signings. Gary’s inaugural Book Club selections included:


Gary Beach, The U.S. Technology Skills Gap: What Every Technology Executive Must Know to Save America's Future​​
Nolan Bushnell, Finding the Next Steve Jobs: How to Find, Hire, Keep, and Nurture Talent
John Dearie and Courtney Geduldig, Where the Jobs Are: Entrepreneurship and the Soul of the American Economy
Larry Downes and Paul Nunes, Big Bang Disruption: Strategy in the Age of Devastating Innovation
Robert Scoble and Shel Israel, Age of Context: Mobile, Sensors, Data and the Future of Privacy
Gary Shapiro, Ninja Innovation: The Ten Killer Strategies of the World's Most Successful Businesses
Eric Taub, Does This Plug into That?: Simplify Your Electronic Life
Randi Zuckerberg, Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives


To join Gary’s Book Club at the 2015 CES, visit www.cesweb.org/callforauthors. More information on the 2015 CES is available at CESweb.org.

Note to Editors: The official name of the global technology event is “International CES.” Subsequent references to the show can be shortened to “CES.” Please do not use “Consumer Electronics Show” to refer to the International CES.

About CES:
The International CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for more than 40 years—the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. As the largest hands-on event of its kind, CES features all aspects of the industry. And because it is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the technology trade association representing the $208 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry, it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a forum where the industry’s most relevant issues are addressed. Follow CES online at www.CESweb.org and through social media: CEA Social Media.

UPCOMING EVENTS

CEA Winter Break
March 18-21, 2014, Vail, CO
CES Unveiled Shanghai
April 8, 2014, Shanghai, China
Digital Patriots Dinner
April 29, 2014, Washington, DC
CES on the Hill
April 30, 2014, Washington, DC
2014 Technology & Standards Spring Forum
May 19-23, 2014, Seattle, WA
CES Unveiled Warsaw
June 5, 2014, Warsaw, Poland
CE Week
June 23-27, 2014, New York, NY
CE Week Exhibits
June 25-26, 2014, New York, NY
CES Unveiled Sao Paulo
Sept. 23, 2014, Sao Paulo, Brazil
CEA Annual Member Meeting
Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2014, Phoenix, AZ
CES Unveiled Paris
Oct. 22, 2014, Paris, France
CEO Summit
Oct. 22-25, 2014, Paris, France
CES Unveiled New York
Nov. 11, 2014, New York, NY
CES Unveiled Las Vegas
Jan. 4, 2015, Las Vegas, NV
2015 International CES
January 6-9, 2015, Las Vegas, NV

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