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CES 2023 – Best sessions to attend in AI, Web3, & sustainability

ces 2023

5 min read
28 December 2022

CES is the most influential consumer tech event in the world, uniting global brands, innovators, and thought leaders to experience new technologies. 

Here, attendees learn how organizations are addressing the world’s greatest challenges, and discuss the future of consumer tech. This year, CES runs from January 5-8, and we’re here to prep you for the whirlwind that CES will be. 

CES 2023 at a glance 

  • 3000+ exhibitors expected
  • 322 Fortune Global 500 companies registered
  • 173 countries represented
  • 41 technology categories covered
  • 11+ official venues

Looking forward into 2023, the big trends making waves are sustainability, AI, and Web3/metaverse technology. Within these macro trends, we’ve highlighted some of the most anticipated sessions within those categories.

See our top selections below. 

AI & robotics

Today we see robotics, as well as artificial intelligence (AI), slowly being introduced into almost every sphere of our lives. And although it is still in its infancy, the pace of progress is phenomenal. In the short term, we may underestimate the implications (both positive and negative) of these changes, but the truth is that we must start preparing for them now.

Sessions to attend

The New Digital Utilities: Cybersecurity, Cloud and AI & Robotics on Wednesday, January 4 at 10:00 AM

The new digital services today became the technological necessities for secure, scalable and efficient business. This session will help you understand how these areas must work in concert to address the macroeconomic challenges of the digital economy.

Industrial Transformation With Robots Powered by AI on Thursday, January 5 at 10:00 AM

Here you will hear about how AI improves and automates robotic processes in various industrial operations. 

Trends in Artificial Intelligence Today on Thursday, January 5 at 11:00 AM

The use of AI has been a help across multiple industries in the last few years. During this session, the experts will walk you through the latest trends in AI.

Web3 & metaverse

Web3 aims to take the Internet into the future and empower users to manage their digital assets in a totally different way. This shift towards digital interaction has led experts to see the Metaverse as the next big step in computing. However, for now, it still remains largely undefined and full of unsolved mysteries.

Sessions to attend: 

Web3, XR, Metaverse & the Entertainment Consumer on Wednesday, January 4 at 9:00 AM

The Metaverse is slowly entering our daily reality so it is crucial to understand it. In this session, you will hear about the visual and communication experience, as well as about the data in the Metaverse.

Investments in Web3/Metaverse, Apps/AI, Content/Sports Betting on Wednesday, January 4 at 10:00 PM

With the development of Web3, the number of new products in this sector is growing rapidly, as well as investments in them. Find out how venture capitalists, technology, and media executives work in this field.

XR/AR/Metaverse – Revolutionizing Retail – Consumer Experience on Wednesday, January 4 at 10:00 AM

The emergence of 5G provokes the emergence of relevant solutions in the field of XR/AR. Today consumers are expecting innovations in this area and therefore brands should adapt their strategies accordingly taking into account new technologies.


XTC Startup Pitch Competition on Friday, January 6 at 11:00 AM

The top 8 venture-scalable startups will pitch their innovations for Sustainable Smart Cities and Web 3.

Sustainability & energy

The global energy crisis, caused by the pandemic, inflation, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, has had long-term consequences that are likely to stimulate a more rapid transition to sustainable and secure energy. Many governments are now making efforts to increase or diversify oil and gas supplies and accelerate structural change.

Sessions to attend 

New Era of Home Energy: EVs, Solar, Storage on Thursday, January 5 at 11:00 AM

It will highlight the growth of energy management solutions including energy devices, systems, and analytics in the home.

Powering the Clean Energy Future on Friday, January 6 at 3:15 PM

The U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm will preview some of the most promising clean energy innovations under development across the Department of Energy and the Biden-Harris administration’s efforts to commercialize and deploy them.

Renewable Energy, Renewable World on Saturday, January 7 at 11:00 AM

There will be discussed how we can protect the world’s natural resources by using renewable energy and how these solutions are renewing our chance of creating a cleaner and better future.

Additional sessions

There are two more noteworthy sessions that represent an intersection of the topics above. 

  • Adena T. Friedman, president and CEO of Nasdaq, and the first woman CEO to lead a global stock exchange will join a Great Minds session, “What’s Next for the 21st Century Economy,” on January 6.
  • CoinDesk will curate a half-day Web3 conference program and feature interviews with some of the most influential Web3 voices. It will cover the latest cryptocurrency and blockchain news and innovations from CES.

If you are attending CES this year and want to connect, reach out! 

Contact Alex Glaser, Managing Partner, [email protected]

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