Disney Research, Bosch, Haier, ZPower, Ossia and More Confirmed to Present at Smithers Apex’s Wireless Power Summit 2016

Taking Place November 10-11, in Seattle, Washington

AKRON, Ohio–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Smithers Apex will hold the eighth annual Wireless Power Summit event on
November 10-11, 2016, at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel. The Wireless
Power Summit, immediately follow the Wireless Power Consortium 1605
meeting, will bring together coil manufacturers, component makers,
infrastructure companies, OEMs and tech developers to explore wireless
charging beyond cell phones, laptops, and tablets.

The Wireless Power Summit 2016 program has been created with the
guidance from an expert advisory board. Companies represented on this
year’s agenda include: IHS, Dell Corporation, WiTricity, OFS Brands,
United Sciences LLC and more. Speakers will provide insights into
emerging wireless power applications including hearables, power tools,
home appliances, and furniture trends.

“Wireless charging is now being widely accepted by consumers due to its
convenience and durability. Consumers are already using wireless
charging in cellphones and are looking for this technology to be applied
to larger appliances. And it’s not that far off, because larger wattage
applications are at the forefront of coil manufacturers’ business
plans,” said Kimberlee Rohrer, Conference Producer for Smithers Apex.

“The 2016 Wireless Power agenda features presentations from leading
industry experts such as Bosch, Haier and Ossia, that are already
working to implement this technology in their products. There has been
an abundance of early interest in this year’s program and we are
projecting this year to be our biggest conference yet,” added Rohrer.

Visit www.wirelesspowersummit.com
to learn more about the agenda. Limited sponsorship and exhibition
opportunities are available. Contact Anthony Harris at aharris@smithers.com
or +1 330 762 7441 ext. 1139 to learn more.

About Smithers Apex

Smithers Apex provides events, market research, publications, strategic
and technical consulting to niche, emerging and high growth industries.
Markets covered included lighting and displays, clean energy, home and
personal care, industrial biotechnology, performance materials and
chemicals. The organization is renowned in many of these markets for its
high caliber conferences, which regularly draw large numbers of
delegates for annual networking and industry knowledge sharing. More
recently the Smithers Apex name has become known for its authoritative
market intelligence with a wide range of reports available providing
independent market insight.

In addition to offices in the US and UK, the organization has specialist
consultants world-wide.

About The Smithers Group:

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, The Smithers Group includes Smithers Apex,
Smithers Avanza, Smithers Pira, Smithers Quality Assessments, Smithers
Rapra and Smithers Viscient. Each of The Smithers Group companies
provide technology-based services focused on a defined market. As a
group, the diversity of market sectors and technologies provides
stability and a platform for long-term growth. By integrating science,
technology and business expertise, Smithers’ goal is to add value
throughout the life cycle of our clients’ products by utilizing testing,
consulting, information, and compliance services. All Smithers companies
are known by their clients as trusted providers of innovative solutions.
For more information, visit www.smithers.com.


Smithers Apex
Katie Oster, +1 330-762-7441