9:30 am
  • Adam Cheyer CTO, Viv Labs / VP Mobile R&D, Samsung Electronics
  • Dag Kittlaus CEO, Viv Labs / VP Mobile R&D, Samsung Electronics
  • DJ Koh President and CEO, IT & Mobile Communications Samsung Electronics
  • Eui-Suk Chung Executive Vice President, Head of SW and AI, Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics
  • Jaeyeon Jung Vice President, Head of Service Security Technologies Group, Samsung Electronics
  • Magnus Ekenheim VP Engineering, Works With SmartThings, SmartThings

SDC is where the present meets the future, and the Opening Keynote is where all the action begins. Hear directly from Samsung leadership about the newest technology advances and partnerships for the now — plus, the company’s vision for the next. You won’t want to miss these exciting announcements and insights.

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  • Location: Keynote
  • Start time: 9:30 am - End time: 11:30 am
  • Type: Special Activity
12:30 pm
  • Atul Butte Chief Data Scientist and Distinguished Professor, University of California Health System
  • Carl Wahlstrand Engineering Director, Technical Fellow, Medtronic PLC
  • David Rhew Chief Medical Officer, Samsung Electronics
  • Eric Benjamin SVP, R&D, Insulet
  • Jake Leach Chief Technology Officer, Dexcom Inc.
  • Tad Funahashi Chief Innovation Officer, Kaiser Permanente

Join Dr. David Rhew, Chief Medical Officer as well as VP and GM of B2B Healthcare at Samsung Electronics America, as he moderates a panel session on the use of devices, data, and analytics in the healthcare world. He’ll be joined by key thought leaders from medical device companies and large health systems from Kaiser and UCSF to Medtronic, Dexcom and Insulet. Hear about how the industry is shifting towards the use of secure smartphones to manage medical implants as well as how medical device data, which traditionally has been “locked and silo’d” may now be analyzed in conjunction with other sources of data. Find out how wearables will play a larger role in managing one’s health. Additional topics of discussion include FDA and data security/privacy considerations.

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  • Location: Session Room 2008
  • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:45 pm
  • Type: Panel - Topic: Digital Health
12:30 pm
  • Xun Chen Senior Staff Software Engineer, Security and Services Lab, Samsung Research America
  • Youngkyu Seon Principal Engineer, Samsung Electronics

Samsung DeX has enabled users to work more efficiently on their mobile device by converting it into a light PC. In addition to sharing updates on how to optimize apps on the latest DeX, this session will include a demo of how Linux on DeX works for developers.

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  • Location: Session Room 2000
  • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: Platform Devices
12:30 pm
  • Heeyul Kim Senior UX Designer, Mobile Division, Samsung Electronics
  • Johannes Tacskovics Senior Manager, Mobile Products, Media, Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products
  • Will Rosas Director of Art and Design , Disney Parks, Experiences, and Consumer Products

This year, Samsung partnered with Disney to launch the first AR Emojis with a set of Disney’s magical characters. Through this collaboration, Samsung has refined the AR Emoji development process and created the AR Emoji Studio to enable streamlined creation of new AR Emoji characters. This session will cover the journey of creating Disney’s AR Emojis and the ecosystem created for Samsung AR Emoji Studio.

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  • Location: Theater
  • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:20 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: AR/VR
12:30 pm

Are you experienced with the previous SmartThings model and interested in how the REST API platform works? This whirlwind session will introduce you to the key concepts in the platform, provide guidance on how the entities work together, and finally, show an example of how to get started.

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  • Location: Session Room 2004
  • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: IoT/Smart Home
12:30 pm
  • Leah Huyghe UX Designer II, Samsung Research Canada
  • Nalin Chakoo Director, Product Management, Samsung Electronics

Samsung’s next generation Wearables Service Platform (WSP) makes it easier than ever to develop new experiences for the Galaxy Watch. In this session, we’ll preview the upcoming wearable cloud SDK developer features, demonstrate new flows for the wearable UX, and provide tutorials from sample wearable applications built using Samsung’s developer tools.

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  • Location: Session Room 2010
  • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: Platform Devices
12:30 pm

The Ambient Mode feature for Samsung TVs was released in 2018. Ambient Mode can add a splash of color, personality, and style to your living space and eliminate the blank TV screen. Samsung is now creating a content ecosystem to add to the overall experience of using the Samsung TV for more than watching television.

We’ll provide and show developers tools based on Visual Studio, which developers and designers can use to create content to show when the TV is not showing TV programming.

Developers should know C# or OpenTK for content creation.

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  • Location: Session Room 2006
  • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: Smart TV
12:30 pm
  • Adam Cheyer CTO, Viv Labs / VP Mobile R&D, Samsung Electronics
  • Dag Kittlaus CEO, Viv Labs / VP Mobile R&D, Samsung Electronics

In this session, you will hear from key business and technical leaders from the Bixby team, and get answers to your most important questions: What is Bixby? How is it different from other assistants? Is Bixby a good fit for my business or service? Why should I start now? How will I, as a developer, make money by integrating my services with Bixby? How does Bixby work and why is it such an important technical step forward? By the end of this session, you should understand Bixby’s vision for a new kind of open ecosystem for developers, and how and why to get involved.

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  • Location: Session Room 2002
  • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: AI
1:30 pm
  • Ilwoo Park Principal SW Engineer, Samsung Electronics
  • James Jung Principal Engineer, Samsung Research America

Bixby for Samsung Smart TV aims to remarkably improve the way you browse content and control your apps on eligible Samsung TVs. It will help you to quickly find and play your favorite shows, get answers and control your TV. Bixby on TV offers a rich user experience, that’s optimized for running apps on large screen devices, such as high-definition televisions.



This session will introduce how to extend Bixby for TV and how to support voice commands in your media applications.

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  • Location: Session Room 2006
  • Start time: 1:30 pm - End time: 2:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: AI
1:30 pm

Learn about PlayFab, the back-end platform for building, launching, and growing cloud connected games. PlayFab can be used by game developers across all platforms, including console, PC, and mobile, and it features game services, real-time analytics for better understanding game players, and “LiveOps” to host events, run experiments, and reward game players. PlayFab aims to help studios of all sizes increase engagement, retention, and ultimately monetization.

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  • Location: Session Room 2010
  • Start time: 1:30 pm - End time: 2:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: Games & Entertainment
1:30 pm

Since its launch last year, the SmartThings ecosystem has been growing quickly. Find out what’s new in the SmartThings Platform and how SmartThings is supporting new services and devices on our IoT platform.

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  • Location: Session Room 2004
  • Start time: 1:30 pm - End time: 2:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: IoT/Smart Home
1:30 pm

The technologies of Industrial Revolution 4.0 consist of 5G, IoT, Big Data and AI, each of which will lead us to significant automation of programmable things. Hence, secure operating systems are becoming an important part of Industrial Revolution 4.0. In this session, you will learn how Samsung Secure OS and TEEGRIS can play a role in providing a trusted execution environment for Samsung smart devices.

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  • Location: Theater
  • Start time: 1:30 pm - End time: 2:10 pm
  • Type: Special Activity - Topic: Security
1:30 pm

Learn step-by-step how to access the Developer Center and IDE, create a Bixby experience for your business, and prepare it for launch within the Bixby ecosystem. This session will teach you everything you need to know, including how to teach Bixby about your models, layouts, dialog, natural language training, and more.

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  • Location: Session Room 2002
  • Start time: 1:30 pm - End time: 2:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: AI
1:30 pm
  • Nola Donato Senior Principal Engineer, Samsung Research America
  • Tom Flynn Director of Software, Samsung Electronics

Introducing Samsung’s lightweight, powerful, open-source rendering engine, featuring a Java interface for developing mobile AR and VR applications for Android phones. Join us and learn about how you can kickstart your augmented reality journey with this simple, powerful and efficient framework.

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  • Location: Session Room 2000
  • Start time: 1:30 pm - End time: 2:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: AR/VR
2:00 pm

Samsung Pay is the most widely accepted mobile payment service available, and now there are even more features available to help merchants grow their online and offline businesses. Our Samsung Pay In-App and Web SDKs have enabled frictionless online payments at merchants around the world. We’ll unveil new, exciting implementations that afford unique and compelling ways for merchants to connect with consumers.

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  • Location: Session Room 2008
  • Start time: 2:00 pm - End time: 3:15 pm
  • Type: Panel - Topic: Services
2:20 pm

Samsung’s flagship citizenship initiative, the Solve for Tomorrow contest, is designed to address the growing education gap and career readiness shortage in STEM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) skills in the U.S. The contest engages public middle and high schools in every state across the nation and encourages them to effectively use STEM education to create change in their local communities. At SDC, Santiago high School(CA), Kent Career Tech Center(MI), Cavallini Middle School(NJ) will present their content.

  • Location: Theater
  • Start time: 2:20 pm - End time: 3:05 pm
  • Type: Special Activity - Topic: Corporate Citizenship
2:30 pm

Building for an intelligent assistant is quite different than creating an app or a website. In this session, you’ll learn how to apply the Bixby design framework and UI Kit components to create experiences that meet Bixby’s design guidelines for an effective conversational experience that users will love.

We recommend attending the “Teaching Bixby Fundamentals: What You Need to Know” prior to attending other Bixby sessions. If you can’t attend, each Bixby Session will do an overview to level set the session.

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  • Location: Session Room 2002
  • Start time: 2:30 pm - End time: 3:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: AI
2:30 pm
  • Bob Florian VP, Engineering, SmartThings
  • Vinay Rao Engineering Manager, Cloud Connected Device Integrations, SmartThings

SmartThings is launching a enhanced Developer Workspace to integrate cloud-connected devices with SmartThings. New APIs and tools will streamline the development and go-to-market processes. Devices that are integrated with SmartThings will be controlled by Bixby and other voice assistants as well as a full ecosystem of automation and service integrations.

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  • Location: Session Room 2004
  • Start time: 2:30 pm - End time: 3:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: IoT/Smart Home
2:30 pm

The combination of AR and emojis has changed the way people communicate and express themselves digitally. This session will dive deep into the features and tools for our new Avatar Studio, including how to create and test an avatar with real tracking data. In addition, we will cover how to publish new 3D avatars in the Galaxy Apps Store.

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  • Location: Session Room 2010
  • Start time: 2:30 pm - End time: 3:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: AR/VR
2:30 pm

As the web continues to evolve, the boundaries of what’s possible with web applications are being pushed further than ever before. We will look at the latest web trends and explore some of the powerful new features that are enabling developers to make better apps that work across platforms like mobile and smart TVs. With an in-depth look at Progressive Web Apps, new web APIs and capabilities, and how new areas like IoT are taking advantage of the web, this session will be a great opportunity for developers to get up to speed on the latest developments on the web. We’ll also introduce the WebXR standard, which enables immersive, 360-degree experiences, bringing the possibility of compelling Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality experiences to the web. We will include an overview of the latest Samsung Internet capabilities, providing you with everything you need to know to take your web applications to the next level.

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  • Location: Session Room 2000
  • Start time: 2:30 pm - End time: 3:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: Services
2:30 pm
  • Adrian Roos Senior Software Engineer, Google, Inc.
  • Claus Enevoldsen VP, Head of Growth and Product Marketing, Flipboard, Inc.
  • Jisun Park Principal Engineer, Head of System SW Group, Samsung Electronics

As new form factors are being explored, the user experience needs to be completely reimagined. In this session, you will learn about a new set of platform-level developer guidelines so that you can develop apps for display configurations of the future.

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  • Location: Session Room 2006
  • Start time: 2:30 pm - End time: 3:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: Platform Devices
3:00 pm
  • Start time: 3:00 pm - End time: 4:00 pm
3:15 pm
  • Josue Bustos Lead Technical Evangelist and Content Manager, Samsung Electronics America

Samsung is launching the Galaxy Apps Best of 2018 Awards at SDC. We will Identify and reward top performing apps in the Galaxy Store in North America. The Best of 2018 Categories include Apps, Games, Themes, Watch Face, and Gear Apps. The inaugural awards event is launching in North America with plans to expand to other countries in 2019. We will host the Award Ceremony Session at SDC in the Theatre, including handing out the awards and hearing marketing insights from our award winners.

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  • Location: Theater
  • Start time: 3:15 pm - End time: 3:50 pm
  • Type: Special Activity - Topic: Galaxy Store
3:30 pm

Today’s enterprise relies on consistent, reliable access to information—anytime, anywhere. Samsung calls this the seamless workspace, and it’s creating an abundance of opportunities for application development that enable its efficiency and productivity. This talk will explore the global trends that are disrupting enterprises, how these are creating tremendous opportunity for growth and transformation, and how and why you should get involved. Take a look into Samsung’s unique mobile capabilities, including Samsung DeX, S Pen, and Knox Security Platform, combined with the new capabilities that 5G will bring to create a truly Seamless Workspace.

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  • Location: Session Room 2010
  • Start time: 3:30 pm - End time: 4:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: Business Opportunity
3:30 pm

It is estimated that by 2023, global revenue will exceed $155 billion in the home IoT market alone. IoT is still in its infancy and there are still huge untapped opportunities in this rapidly expanding marketplace. Join us as our SmartThings partners discuss how they think about business models and monetization strategies while building innovative and sustainable IoT solutions.

¹ Strategy Analytics, “2018 Global Smart Home Forecast,” May 2018

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  • Location: Session Room 2008
  • Start time: 3:30 pm - End time: 4:45 pm
  • Type: Panel - Topic: IoT/Smart Home
3:30 pm

Since Samsung announced Galaxy GameDev at SDC 2016, we have welcomed game studios and developers alike into this game developer support program, creating many successes along the way. This session will take a look at how we continue to optimize performance of mobile games with the GameDev partnership, including a summary of Samsung’s collaborations with Unity and Epic Games and specific case studies of our work with many mobile game developers. By the end of this session, you will have a greater understanding of how the Galaxy platform makes your game development efforts easier with the tools and engineering support of Galaxy GameDev.

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  • Location: Session Room 2006
  • Start time: 3:30 pm - End time: 4:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: Games & Entertainment
3:30 pm

One of the most important parts of building a good user experience is training Bixby to understand the use cases you’ve built. This talk will focus on the best practices and mechanics of natural language training to help you efficiently and effectively train Bixby. You’ll also learn how to implement the conversational dialog with capabilities such as constraint relaxation, specifying sorts and filters for search results, how to prompt for missing inputs, and how to initialize them with default values.

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  • Location: Session Room 2002
  • Start time: 3:30 pm - End time: 4:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: AI
3:30 pm
  • Youngho Rhee Principal Professional, Product Owner of Samsung Galaxy Friends, Samsung Electronics

Looking for new ways to help users discover an app or brand content? Imagine character phone cases that instantly update a phone with matching wallpapers, or branded charging docks that automatically install your app and display updatable in-phone promos. Samsung’s Galaxy Friends consists of an SDK and content portal for developers to build and customize content (themes and wallpapers, ringtones, sounds, app installs, etc.) and deliver it directly to a user’s device through custom designed accessories (cases, chargers, joysticks, wireless speakers, etc.). This session will cover the service framework behind Galaxy Friends, how various brands have partnered with Galaxy Friends for marketing campaigns, and tips on how Galaxy Friends can drive new business growth.

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  • Location: Session Room 2000
  • Start time: 3:30 pm - End time: 4:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: Platform Devices
3:30 pm

Tizen .NET was adapted to Samsung TV products last year and provided a convenient way to develop applications on Samsung TV devices. This year, the new Galaxy Watch products have also added Tizen .NET for a new application model. Developers can now benefit from the same productive development environment and useful APIs specially designed for Galaxy Watch devices. In this session, we will live update the Tizen .NET framework and SDK for the third-party application developers for Samsung Galaxy Watch and TVs.

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  • Location: Session Room 2004
  • Start time: 3:30 pm - End time: 4:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: Platform Devices
4:00 pm

What’s next in the world of technology is often driven by a shift in consumer behavior, a new enabling technology, a new platform reaching critical mass, a new interface becoming intuitive, or a new distribution channel being found—amplified by the convergence of many of these scenarios. This results in an opportunity for new products and services to capture large value streams that didn’t exist before or were previously owned by seemingly impenetrable incumbents. At Samsung NEXT, we discover and back the founders, engineers, and builders who will help Samsung define the future of software and services for the world. Via corporate venture, product development, M&A and partnerships, we meet innovators wherever they are to build, grow, and scale their ideas.

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  • Location: Theater
  • Start time: 4:00 pm - End time: 4:30 pm
  • Type: Special Activity - Topic: Business Opportunities
4:30 pm

Deep Learning has taken the world by storm and has become something of a buzzword in recent years. Developers and companies all around the world are either pitching themselves as providing AI applications or planning to invest heavily in AI and deep learning to accelerate the growth of their businesses and transform every aspect of them. Let’s spend a half hour learning about the mechanics of deep learning, build an AI machine from scratch, and deploying it to production.

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  • Location: Session Room 2000
  • Start time: 4:30 pm - End time: 5:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: AI
4:30 pm

Today, a camera can do more than make an image look beautiful. Bixby Vision has optimized the use of AI and neural modeling to create user-friendly use cases for real-time object detection, content extraction, and object tracking based on its camera integration. This session will cover how app developers can leverage the Bixby Vision APIs and software tools to build a wide range of intelligent image recognition-based experiences and directly integrate them into Bixby Vision.

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  • Location: Session Room 2010
  • Start time: 4:30 pm - End time: 5:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: AR/VR
4:30 pm
  • Jack Ahn Vice President, Samsung Electronics

Over the past decade, Samsung has made a commitment to introducing new products and services that support an active, healthy lifestyle. From the Samsung Health app and Galaxy wearables lineup used by tens of millions of people around the world, to partnerships with health companies, to a fast-growing ecosystem of health and fitness app developers, Samsung has vastly increased its presence in the health space. Hear what Samsung has accomplished through collaboration with partners and learn more about Samsung’s vision for what’s next in the world of health and fitness. Additional topics include introducing how AI and IoT can transform the health experience as well as the tools and services available to ecosystem partners to promote their own services through the Samsung Health platform.

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  • Location: Session Room 2004
  • Start time: 4:30 pm - End time: 5:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: Digital Health
4:30 pm

This technical session will provide a detailed look at the tools available to developers through the Galaxy GameDev program to help you create high-performance gaming experiences with ease. As part of the session, we will invite Unity to talk about how Samsung and Unity work together to improve the performance of mobile games. Join us for this deep-dive discussion featuring technical tips and information to help your games perform better than ever.

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  • Location: Session Room 2006
  • Start time: 4:30 pm - End time: 5:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: Games & Entertainment
4:30 pm
  • Alex Ren Software Engineer, Viv Labs/Samsung Electronics
  • Paulina Ng Research Engineer, Viv Labs/Samsung Electronics

This session will offer numerous implementation tips and development practices from our Bixby engineers. Hear about incorporating machine learning to accelerate user tasks (preference and selection learning), find out how to get the most out of Bixby library capsules, and get tips for preparing your capsule for launch.

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  • Location: Session Room 2002
  • Start time: 4:30 pm - End time: 5:15 pm
  • Type: Lecture - Topic: AI
4:40 pm

This session will present the problem of hearing loss, sharing stories/testimonies and statistics from around the world. It will then provide an introduction to the uSound for Samsung app and the “uSound test” to measure hearing disability. The session will also detail the uSound for Samsung campaign, showing why and how Samsung promotes and actively participates in this partnership and how spreading uSound for Samsung around the world can contribute to the early detection of hearing loss.

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  • Location: Theater
  • Start time: 4:40 pm - End time: 5:10 pm
  • Type: Special Activity - Topic: Corporate Citizenship
6:00 pm
  • Start time: 6:00 pm - End time: 7:30 pm
7:00 pm
  • Start time: 7:00 pm - End time: 7:30 pm
    8:00 am
    • Start time: 8:00 am - End time: 9:45 am
    9:30 am
    • Dag Kittlaus CEO, Viv Labs / VP Mobile R&D, Samsung Electronics
    • John Hanke CEO, Niantic, Inc.
    • Marc Mathieu Chief Marketing Officer, Samsung Electronics America
    • Nobutaka (Nobu) Ide Representative Director, President and CEO , Wacom Co., Limited
    • Sally Jeong VP, Head Of Framework R&D Group, Samsung Electronics
    • Sarah Bond Head of Global Gaming Partnerships and Development, Xbox/Microsoft
    • Spike Jonze Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker
    • Thomas Ko Vice President, Global Head of Content Services , Samsung Electronics
    • Tim Sweeney Founder and CEO, Epic Games
    • Yoon C. Lee SVP, Content and Services, Samsung Electronics

    The second day Spotlight Session will highlight some of the tech industry’s most interesting topics. Hear from thought leaders in gaming and AI — on a series of keynotes, panels and fireside chats — as they discuss strategy and their outlook on the future, and reveal exciting news.

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    • Location: Keynote
    • Start time: 9:30 am - End time: 11:30 am
    • Type: Special Activity
    11:30 am
    • Start time: 11:30 am - End time: 1:30 pm
    12:30 pm

    One of the most important goals of a personal assistant is to reduce the time-to-task for a user, and Bixby’s approach to frictionless transactions is a big part of that. In this session, you’ll learn how to model actions that can have side effects as well as the user interface guidelines for them. You can create use cases that involve commerce using OAuth or Samsung Pay to enable transactions. And you’ll learn how to use the transactional state to model complex use cases like multi-item shopping carts.

    We recommend attending the “Teaching Bixby Fundamentals: What You Need to Know” prior to attending other Bixby sessions. If you can’t attend, each Bixby Session will do an overview to level set the session.

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    • Location: Session Room 2002
    • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: AI
    12:30 pm

    Bixby Home is a smart feed that aggregates content from your mobile phone and favorite apps to help you get the most out of your day. It is personalized based on how you use your device and conveniently located just one swipe from the home screen. Since its release in 2017, our vision for Bixby Home has been to help apps drive engagement. Join us as we share our progress towards this goal and discuss the innovative ways our partners are using Bixby Home. This session will also introduce the updates to our SDK and demonstrate how to create your own card.

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    • Location: Session Room 2008
    • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:15 pm
    • Type: Panel - Topic: Services
    12:30 pm

    Get a behind-the-scenes look at how Samsung and Epic Games teamed up to optimize the performance of global phenomenon Fortnite for Galaxy devices. Epic Games joins us to discuss their experience and provide an inside perspective about working with Galaxy GameDev to optimize Unreal Engine and Fortnite. Hear about how specialized Vulkan API support optimized memory usage and improved performance on Galaxy smartphones. This illuminating and informative discussion will highlight some of the benefits and possibilities that a gaming partnership with Samsung can bring to game developers.

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    • Location: Session Room 2010
    • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: Games & Entertainment
    12:30 pm
    • Samir Kant Sahu Senior Staff Engineer, Samsung Research, Samsung Electronics

    This session will include a technical overview and business case development on the latest advancements in lightweight voice solution and IoT Support for TizenRT. TizenRT 1.0 was released in 2016 as an RTOS-based lightweight platform and has expanded as an intelligent Things platform with advanced features, like lightweight voice service enabling solution, optimal power and memory profiles to cover more IoT devices, and IoT service environment for enlarging device ecosystem.

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    • Location: Session Room 2004
    • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: IoT/Smart Home
    12:30 pm

    Cloud provides on-demand resources, alleviating the resource requirements on the end user devices themselves. Seamless interactions between the cloud and user devices enable device manufacturers to apply various artificial intelligence (AI) technologies even on resource-poor devices by moving the computation-heavy steps, along with data, to the cloud. This presentation will cover how the confluence of cloud and AI has brought about advances in consumer electronics — it has allowed the application of various technologies, including natural-language user interfaces, computer vision, and big data analytics, to consumer devices and internet of things.

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    • Location: Session Room 2006
    • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: AI
    12:30 pm

    Learn how to develop new innovative services by using Knox APIs, such as Smart Card, RDP, and VPN. Also, get an introduction to TV Remote Workspace Service based on Knox APIs.

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    • Location: Session Room 2000
    • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: Smart TV
    12:30 pm

    A variety of app developers have teamed up with Samsung to deliver the Made for Samsung partnership platform, which offers best-in-class app experience and exclusive benefits to Samsung users. Join us to not only learn about this strategic collaboration, but also hear directly from our current partners on how they worked with us to optimize their app experience and reach a larger audience, boosting monetization opportunities.

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    • Location: Theater
    • Start time: 12:30 pm - End time: 1:30 pm
    • Type: Panel - Topic: Galaxy Store
    1:30 pm

    The SmartThings Device Kit enables ‘Things’ to connect to the SmartThings cloud using RTOS-based lightweight platforms, like TizenRT. This session explains how to create Things in three easy steps, using the SmartThings SDK to enable the device to be connected to the SmartThings cloud and be controlled via the SmartThings App.

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    • Location: Session Room 2004
    • Start time: 1:30 pm - End time: 2:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: IoT/Smart Home
    1:30 pm

    The world is filled with millions of devices and millions of users. In this session, you’ll learn how to easily extend your Capsule and expand your user base by offering experiences that work for multiple devices and languages.

    We recommend attending the “Teaching Bixby Fundamentals: What You Need to Know” prior to attending other Bixby sessions. If you can’t attend, each Bixby Session will do an overview to level set the session.

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    • Location: Session Room 2002
    • Start time: 1:30 pm - End time: 2:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: AI
    1:30 pm

    In this session, attendees will get the opportunity to understand Bixby’s business and technical value propositions through the eyes of some of the key partners developing for Bixby today.

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    • Location: Session Room 2008
    • Start time: 1:30 pm - End time: 2:15 pm
    • Type: Panel - Topic: AI
    1:30 pm

    In this session, we’ll demonstrate the latest Galaxy Watch Designer tool and some of its new features. We’ll help you convert your awesome design experience into a Samsung Watch Face app by providing tips and tricks about the tool, showing some excellent watch face designs, and discussing how to become a successful Watch Face publisher. You’ll also be among the first to learn about upcoming features in future versions of the Galaxy Watch Designer tool!

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    • Location: Session Room 2010
    • Start time: 1:30 pm - End time: 2:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: Platform Devices
    1:30 pm

    The new Bluetooth-enabled S Pen is transforming the way users control their phone applications. From the camera to an endless list of possibilities, this session will share examples of use cases and how to integrate your apps with the new S Pen Remote feature.

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    • Location: Theater
    • Start time: 1:30 pm - End time: 1:50 pm
    • Type: Special Activity - Topic: Platform Devices
    1:30 pm
    • Seungjai Min Head of Data Analytics Center, Samsung SDS
    • Taeyeop Kim Engineer of Analytics Platform Lab, Samsung SDS

    Brightics AI is a big data analytics and AI platform that has been widely used in many areas, like manufacturing, for quality analysis and marketing for sales forecasting. As these machine learning applications require scalability to handle large amounts of data, enterprise AI platforms often demand expensive computing resources even for machine learning problems with small data.

    In this technical talk, we will introduce an open source, lightweight version of Brightics AI platform. It runs on your laptop without sacrificing the essential enterprise AI platform features like the intuitive workflow UI for modeling, autonomous machine learning, and support for open source deep learning frameworks. Using this open source platform, we will show how to build machine learning apps without coding and how to utilize advanced AI features with ease.

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    • Location: Session Room 2006
    • Start time: 1:30 pm - End time: 2:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: AI
    1:30 pm

    Samsung Knox is a highly secure platform built into Samsung devices to address your enterprise security needs. This session will provide an overview of security and other functional features available to developers, system integrators, and in-house development teams to enable enterprise use cases. We’ll cover Knox license tiers, how to build apps that call Knox APIs with ease, Knox version numbering, and how to build generic Android solutions that run even better on Knox devices. We’ll also show examples of solutions using Knox technologies ranging from traditional mobile security to embedded and kiosk deployments.

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    • Location: Session Room 2000
    • Start time: 1:30 pm - End time: 2:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: Security
    2:00 pm

    This session will detail the development of the first Samsung Smart TV that can be controlled by brain activities, enabling users with physical limitations to change channels and adjust sound volume with their brains. Project Pontis aims to provide more accessibility and convenience for everyone, including those with physical disabilities such as quadriplegia. SESG developed and tested the prototypes through a unique combination of existing technologies.

    • Location: Theater
    • Start time: 2:00 pm - End time: 2:30 pm
    • Type: Special Activity - Topic: Corporate Citizenship
    2:30 pm

    One of the biggest challenges with Augmented Reality technology today is that experiences are isolated and ephemeral. That is about to change. In this introductory-level workshop, get access to the development team from NEXT’s Project Whare Cloud. In this workshop, you will learn how easy it is to bring AR into your existing mobile apps built in Unity. Developers will also learn how to enhance their apps with persistence and multi-user capabilities using Project Whare.

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    • Location: Session Room 2000
    • Start time: 2:30 pm - End time: 3:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: AR/VR
    2:30 pm

    In this session, we introduce how Bixby offers rich voice experience to IoT devices. All your devices connected to SmartThings can be used with voice through Bixby with no additional effort or cost from developers. With voice, devices can be discovered, controlled, and monitored easily. Users can create automation and execute scenes using your devices. We discuss the architecture of Bixby-SmartThings integration.

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    • Location: Session Room 2004
    • Start time: 2:30 pm - End time: 3:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: IoT/Smart Home
    2:30 pm

    In this session you will hear from Under Armour on how they built a unique frictionless run coaching experience for Samsung Galaxy Watch that allows runners of all levels to become better runners while enjoying the freedom of leaving their phone behind.

    • Location: Session Room 2008
    • Start time: 2:30 pm - End time: 3:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: Platform Devices
    2:30 pm

    Take a more in-depth and technical look at the capabilities available to Samsung Health ecosystem partners through our various SDKs. We’ll introduce different interfaces within the Samsung Health ecosystem, such as mobile platforms, web services, and accessory devices. We’ll also discuss tools for data-sharing, utilizing Samsung Health features such as exercise tracking, and embedding your app or service’s tile within the Samsung Health app. By the end of this session, you’ll know which SDK is best for your service.

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    • Location: Session Room 2002
    • Start time: 2:30 pm - End time: 3:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: Digital Health
    2:30 pm
    • Gaby Rojas Sr. Technical Program Manager, Samsung Electronics America
    • Nite Luo Senior Software Engineer, Samsung Electronics

    Got a gaming app that you’re ready to monetize? Samsung In-App Purchase (IAP) is a payment service that enables both one-off and subscription payments for Samsung Galaxy Apps. In this talk, we will introduce Samsung IAP plug-in functionality for Unity and Unreal game engines. After this session, you will have all the information you need to integrate, register and publish your game with Samsung IAP, and you will be well on your way to monetizing your application in Samsung Galaxy Apps.

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    • Location: Session Room 2010
    • Start time: 2:30 pm - End time: 3:30 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: Galaxy Store
    2:30 pm

    This session will provide an introduction and overview of the TVkey technology, which is a simple USB security dongle you can plug into the back of new Samsung TVs that lets you watch your favorite pay-TV channels in beautiful 4K UHD. TVkey is the trademark for the solution that pay-TV operators can use with the B2C Samsung TV. The TVkey solution is ready for both a simple USB dongle and a cloud-based solution.

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    • Location: Session Room 2006
    • Start time: 2:30 pm - End time: 3:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: Business Opportunities
    2:40 pm

    Breakthrough innovations for Smartphone Videography with Samsung Galaxy S9 and InMotion Slider. Demonstration of InMotion Building Blocks powered by Samsung Technology, dedicated for Smart City, Automotive and PropTech implementations — developed with help of Samsung Inkubator in Rzeszow, Poland. An interactive demonstration for developers and participants to show R&D possibilities for startups thanks to Samsung technology.

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    • Location: Theater
    • Start time: 2:40 pm - End time: 3:10 pm
    • Type: Special Activity - Topic: Corporate Citizenship
    3:00 pm
    • Start time: 3:00 pm - End time: 4:00 pm
    3:30 pm
    • Simon Callan Head of Business Development, Content & Services, Samsung Electronics America
    • Thomas Ko Vice President, Global Head of Content Services , Samsung Electronics

    With a growing number of digital goods in the Galaxy ecosystem of devices, such as games, applications, themes, backgrounds, gear watchfaces, fonts, stickers and future items in AI and IoT, the Galaxy Store will be the one place to find all Galaxy-related items, starting in from Q1 of 2019. This session covers why, what and how developers should prepare themselves for this special opportunity to become part of the Galaxy Store inauguration. This session will also showcase the new Galaxy Seller Program, including the global Made4Samsung and single seller portal.

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    • Location: Session Room 2002
    • Start time: 3:30 pm - End time: 4:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: One Place in All the Galaxy – Galaxy Store
    3:30 pm
    • David Gene Oh Bixby Developer Relationships, Samsung Electronics

    Prior to the release of the all new Bixby, the most open intelligent assistant platform available, developers across the U.S. set out to build the ‘First Class’ of Bixby experiences as part of the Bixby Developer Showcase. In front of Samsung executives, the top six finalists of the Showcase will demo the Bixby experience they developed. For their hard work and enthusiasm, the finalists will be awarded cash prizes, including a $10,000 Best in Show prize for the top finalist. Showcase Finale viewers will get acquainted with the awesome potential of Bixby and learn how Bixby will be an essential benefit to Samsung users.

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    • Location: Theater
    • Start time: 3:30 pm - End time: 4:15 pm
    • Type: Special Activity - Topic: AI
    3:30 pm

    We’ll present key aspects of Galaxy Watch App development and highlights of the Tizen 4.0 Wearable SDK. Learn how to develop a best-in-show Galaxy Watch App, from concept to design and development. We’ll explore appealing use cases for Galaxy Watch users.

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    • Location: Session Room 2010
    • Start time: 3:30 pm - End time: 4:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: Platform Devices
    3:30 pm

    We will work through the IoT security considerations you should take into account when building for the SmartThings platform. We will cover everything from devices to integrations to the principles behind our security and how you use those to implement a secure solution. If you are building anything integrating with SmartThings, you should be taking these ideas into account.

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    • Location: Session Room 2004
    • Start time: 3:30 pm - End time: 4:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: IoT/Smart Home
    3:30 pm

    This presentation will introduce the TVplus service overall and show how to launch channel bound service on Samsung Smart TV. It will present how to make contents schedules on CMS and use it on Samsung TV.

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    • Location: Session Room 2006
    • Start time: 3:30 pm - End time: 4:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: Services
    3:30 pm

    In this session, we will present a business opportunity for designers to create and sell Themes and Galaxy Watch faces — no coding is required! You will see the top selling themes and watch faces. We will also identify best practices to achieve success. In this session, you will get an overview of the tools, distribution and promotion that is available. We’ll give you next steps to do at the conference and after the conference.

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    • Location: Session Room 2000
    • Start time: 3:30 pm - End time: 4:15 pm
    • Type: Lecture - Topic: Business Opportunities
    4:00 pm
    • Start time: 4:00 pm - End time: 4:30 pm