Today, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced its hosting of U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm at the CES 2023. On Friday, January 6, at 3:15 p.m. PST, Secretary Granholm will talk about the Biden-Harris Administration’s strategies to improve access to and utilization of energy efficiency tools.
CES 2023 will also feature a record number of Congress members. U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) will lead a forum on Friday, January 6, at 2 p.m. PST. U.S. Representatives Yvette Clarke (D-NY), Jay Obernolte (R-CA), and Darrell Issa (R-CA) will examine tech priorities for the 118th Congress on Saturday, January 7, at 10:40 a.m. PST. Further, Congressional Black Caucus Chair Designate U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford (D-NV) will guide the Congressional Black Caucus delegation of 10 other members to CES.
The show will also include key government officials in the Biden administration. From Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter and Commissioners Nathan Simington and Geoffrey Starks will partake in the “Conversation with a Commissioner” session, a series of one-on-one exchanges, starting on Saturday, January 7, at 9:20 a.m. PST.
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency(CISA) Director Jen Easterly will discuss cybersecurity preparedness during a session on Thursday, January 5, at 10 a.m. PST.
U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Alan Davidson will deliver comments regarding what is next for 5G and the measure to expand broadband access on Saturday, January 7, at 2:20 p.m. PST.
“We are thrilled to welcome an impressive group of government officials to CES 2023,” said Gary Shapiro, president & CEO of CTA. “We look forward to these conversations about how government and the tech industry can work together to ensure innovation continues to thrive in the U.S.”