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October 9-10, 2017
Hilton San Jose,
San Jose

Powering Innovation in the Auto Tech R&D Community

Key Topics Featured at Auto Tech R&D Summit 2017

Disrupt or be Disrupted

Delve into the Silicon Valley auto start-up scene and hear from the new kids on the block who are challenging the status quo between tech. and automotive

Edge Vs Cloud

With today’s enhanced vehicles processing power and the cloud enabling digital seamlessness- strike the perfect hybrid between on and off board computing

Artificial Intelligence Powered Mobility

Utilize predictive analytics on the back end and create tailored consumer facing features on the front end powered by AI

Vehicle to Everything (V2X)

With diverse connectivity to handle (V2V, V2P, V2I, V2N) debate which wireless networks (DSRC, LTE, 5G) will enable the V2X for Smart City future

Move Fast and Innovate

Inject Silicon Valley’s flexible R&D culture into the global auto product portfolio at the speed of digital

The New Event Formats - It’s More than Just a Conference

1 - The Conference

The thought leaders shaping the future of the auto tech space take to stage to deliver their insights through keynote presentations and panel discussions.

2 - The Start-Up Pitches

Hear the most disruptive ideas through two focused pitching competitions dedicated to both early stage and market ready start-ups.

3 - The Unconference

Break from the traditional conference structure into to a more informal format which emphasizes the exchange of ideas and collaboration through focused group work and networking

Facts & Stats from 2016

This event unites 200+ executives working on the next generation of automotive technology & business on west coast, including representatives from OEM R&D, tier 1s, software providers, start-ups, investors, content providers, and many more.


Hilton San Jose

Hilton San Jose

300 Almaden Boulevard

San JoseCalifornia



Once you have registered for the conference, discounted hotel rates are available. Please only book directly with the hotel and not with anyone claiming to be from TU-Automotive. TU-Automotive do not use any 3rd parties to secure or book accommodation on your behalf.

Connected by enclosed concourse to the McEnery Convention Center, the Hilton San Jose is in the center of the downtown business district, one block from the San Jose Museum of Art

This 18-story San Jose hotel offers an outdoor splash pool, a fitness room, a business center with high-speed Internet access, and the City Bar and Grill, featuring classic American fare.

The Hilton San Jose's 353 guestrooms include large picture windows, triple-sheeted pillowtop mattresses, oversized chairs, desks, refrigerators, voice mail, and high-speed Internet access.