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Jan 08
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7:30am - 8:50am 80 mins
Registration & Welcome Coffee
8:50am - 9:10am 20 mins
Conference Sessions
Getting Real about Connectivity: Monetization, Mobility and Me
  • Speaker Roger Lanctot - Director, Automotive Connected Mobility, Strategy Analytics

More than 20 years after the first connected Cadillac rolled off a General Motors assembly line car companies are recognizing the need for connectivity and its transformative impact on their organizations. Clear strategies are emerging to get those vehicle connections to pay for themselves. What companies are winning the monetization and mobility race and what does it mean for the future of connected cars?

9:10am - 9:40am 30 mins
Conference Sessions
Blockchain: Powering The Next Auto Data Revolution
  • Panellist Rajiv Phougat - CTO - Industry Solutions & Strategy, Automotive, Aerospace & Defense, IBM
  • Panellist Nick Pudar - Director of Strategic Initiatives, GM
  • Panellist Matt Jones - SVP Software Engineering, Hyperloop One
  • Moderator Michael Morgan - Partner Co-Leader, Global Privacy and Cybersecurity, McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Secure, open consumer data. That’s the ultimate goal and blockchain is how you’re going to get there.

  • Consider strategic models for engaging consumers with their data i.e. full visibility & added features. Gain consumer trust and approval to utilize their driver data.
  • Get to grips with how consumer data can be securely stored through the cryptographic technologies utilized by blockchain, removing any data privacy concerns
  • Understand how the pooling data from consumers and OEMs via blockchain will create the massive data pool required to enhance safety and enable AVs
9:40am - 10:10am 30 mins
Conference Sessions
The Autonomous Vehicle Reality Check
  • Panellist Bryn Balcombe - Chief Strategy Officer, Roborace
  • Panellist Brad Stertz - Director of Government Affairs, Audi of America
  • Panellist Danny Shapiro - Senior Director of Automotive, NVIDIA
  • Panellist Dan Mender - Vice President, Business Development , Green Hills software
  • Moderator Grayson Brulte - Co-Chair, Mayor's Autonomous Vehicle Task Force, City of Beverly Hills

We know where we are now in the journey to autonomy and, to a large extent, we know how the story ends. So what needs to be done to fill in the middle?

  • Get a full brief on the progress in enabling technologies such as LIDAR & processors to see what developments are needed and how such tech. can be applied to enhance safety now
  • Consider the role insurance has to play in the adoption of autonomous vehicle systems e.g. lowering rates based on assistance systems, encouraging consumers to become early  adopters
  • With the first steps towards AV legislation being made, discuss how local & federal government can work with auto to create the framework for innovation in this space
10:10am - 10:40am 30 mins
Conference Sessions
Partnerships are Powering the Connected Car Revolution
  • Panellist Kenny Hawk - CEO, Mojio
  • Panellist Daniel Rockey - Senior Manager, Product Management, T-Mobile
  • Panellist Gil Perez - SVP, IoT & Digital Supply Chain, SAP
  • Moderator Paul Drysch - Vice President of Sales & Business Development, Civil Maps

The future of mobility is ripe with long-term opportunities, but the connected car revolution is well underway in the aftermarket.

  • Discover how mobile network operators have disrupted the game by putting consumers first, resulting in the unprecedented adoption of aftermarket connected car services
  • Consider how the collection of real-world driving data makes the promise of "Automotive Big Data" a reality, unlocking new revenue streams and cost-saving opportunities for the entire automotive value chain, including OEMs, dealerships and insurers.
  • Understand how partnerships are powering a burgeoning ecosystem of data-driven services, from smart parking and fueling to on-demand maintenance and repairs, that will make driving safer, more reliable and less expensive
10:40am - 11:10am 30 mins
Networking and Coffee Break
11:10am - 11:40am 30 mins
Conference Sessions
Driving Data to the Edge - Automotive Edge Computing Consortium
  • Speaker Kenichi Murata - General Manager, Connected Strategy Department, Connected Company, Toyota
  • Speaker Erik Ekudden - CTO, Ericsson
  • Speaker Caroline Chan - VP, Network Platforms Group General Manager, 5G Infrastructure Division, Intel

In an industry first, the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium (AECC) will take to the stage to announce its role in developing an all new connected car ecosystem through cloud computing.

  • Get the full brief on the role of this new industry consortium and the works its members are doing in this cutting edge field
  • Consider how edge computing can be utilized to overcome the shortfalls of cloud based storage
  • Understand how AI and machine learning models can utilize a combination of edge computing, the cloud, and in-car technology for maximum data efficiency
11:40am - 12:00pm 20 mins
Conference Sessions
Connected Car Data – Unlocking Value Today & Creating A Roadmap For The Future
  • Speaker Richard Barlow - CEO, Wejo

Learn how to disrupt with connected car data within a fragmented ecosystem of automakers, hardware and systems suppliers, insurers and service providers.

  • Identify the most valuable data from the huge volumes generated by the vehicle, maximising monetary value verses the cost associated with transfer, storage and analytics
  • Increase consumers’ willingness to share data by building trust, through visibility and meet increasingly complex security, privacy and data regulations
  • Unlock new business models that improve brand loyalty and drive value from the outset whilst creating a roadmap for the future of connectivity
12:00pm - 12:20pm 20 mins
Conference Sessions
Building automotive security from the inside out
  • Speaker Joe Fabbre - Director of Platform Solutions, GreenHills Software

Many cybersecurity techniques focus on securing the perimeter of critical computer systems, and recovering in the event of failure. In this talk we’ll take a new perspective on building safe and secure systems.

12:20pm - 1:50pm 90 mins
1:50pm - 2:20pm 30 mins
Conference Sessions
Auto & Cities - The Perfect Pairing?
  • Panellist Tina Quigley - General Manager, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
  • Panellist Sinan Yordem - Global Ecosystem Manager - 3M™ Connected Roads, 3M
  • Panellist Uri Tamir - Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives, Mobileye
  • Panellist Kurt Hoppe - Global Head of Innovation - Connected Car, General Motors
  • Moderator Dominique Bonte - Managing Director and Vice President, B2B, ABI Research

The city is increasingly important to the development and ultimately deployment of connected and autonomous vehicles. What can be done to fully integrate the city into tech. strategies?

  • With governments and OEMs sounding the end of the internal combustion engine; consider what infrastructure developments, i.e. fast charging stations are needed to calm consumer misgivings on EVs
  • Consider the role cities now have to play in the testing and validation of autonomous vehicles. How can you get your AV onto the ultimate urban test bed?
  • Analyze how current infrastructure can be applied to enhance connected car and AV capabilities i.e. mesh networks and what enhancements need to be made to aid the auto industry
2:20pm - 2:50pm 30 mins
Conference Sessions
Driving the New Mobility Experience: Front-Line Perspectives from Battle-Tested Ridesharing Veterans Behind The Wheel
  • Panellist - Selection of Uber & Lyft Drivers, -
  • Moderator Jeffrey Hannah - Director – North America, SBD

Drivers are the brand stewards that can make or break your customer’s mobility experience

For the first time on stage, hear directly from a diverse group of drivers from a cross-section of leading mobility services.

Gain valuable insights into what makes drivers ‘tick’, their likes and dislikes, how they really feel about getting paid, and their prominent role in the gig economy.

Don’t think you know mobility until you hop into the front seat for this eye opening session.

Featuring a panel of Uber and Lyft drivers on stage

2:50pm - 3:10pm 20 mins
Conference Sessions
The Rise of Hybrid Mobility Services
  • Speaker Alex Thibault - General Manager - North America, Vulog

Many mobility operators around the world now use large pay-per-minute free-floating fleets as the base of their service, but they layer in many additional functions to cater to various use cases. This session will:

  • Analyse case studies on various successful hybrid mobility models from across the globe to determine what components are integral to a successful and, more importantly, a profitable service
  • Consider how to create and manage hybrid services mixing round trip, free floating, corporate carsharing and ride hailing to meet the diverse demands of modern consumers
  • Assess the pros and cons of subscriptions and pay-per minute mobility models. Can both models be successful on the same service?
3:10pm - 3:40pm 30 mins
Conference Sessions
A Connected, Autonomous, Electrified future for Mobility
  • Panellist Martin Rosell - Managing Director, WirelessCar
  • Panellist Rahul Sonnad - CEO & Co-Founder, Tesloop
  • Panellist Cletus Nunes - Director of Sales, Octo Telematics North America
  • Panellist John Bukowicz - Managing Director - The Americas & Board Member, LIASE Group
  • Panellist Russ Lemmer - EVP of Mobility, Silvercar
  • Moderator Roger Lanctot - Director, Automotive Connected Mobility, Strategy Analytics

Whether its electrification or automation – technology is redefining traditional mobility models, even going beyond the car.

  • Analyze the applications of AI in mobility programmes, from backend data analytics to in-vehicle assistants, to enhance and streamline services for consumers
  • Look at the growing importance of cloud services for aligning with Automated Mobility on Demand eco-system partners to sync with the vehicle systems and passengers
  • Beyond the car, whether it’s bikes or shuttles, consider how you can incorporate and diversify your product offering to create a complete mobility package from first to last mile
3:40pm - 4:10pm 30 mins
Networking and Coffee Break
4:10pm - 4:30pm 20 mins
Conference Sessions
How to Positively Leverage Shifts in the Telematics Ecosystem
  • Speaker David Lukens - Director, Telematics, LexisNexis Risk Solutions

Drivers are shared customers of OEMs and insurers, and they are increasingly relying on advanced vehicle technology to deliver a customer-friendly experience that can help them be safer and save money.

  • Consider how the use of data aggregators can enable you to effectively implement and scale UBI programs for the shared-customer
  • Understand how a single-point of entry into a platform can help better manage complex driving data from variable sources, creating a consistent information hub for the customer.  
  • Decipher just how to impart consistency on disparate data sources and outlets to create a uniform experience that is adaptable in the changing face of mobility
4:30pm - 5:00pm 30 mins
Conference Sessions
AR + Digital Assistants + Voice = The New Automotive Experience
  • Panellist Clare Jones - CCO, what3words
  • Panellist Eric Gundersen - CEO, Mapbox
  • Panellist Derek Sellin - Marketing Director, Rightware
  • Moderator Jeremy Kaplan - Chief Editor, Digital Trends

There’s a plethora of new technology on the market that consumers now crave. So how do we bring this into the vehicle?

  • Understand exactly how new tech such as augmented reality can be applied to ADAS, IVI to create a unique driving experience that enhances safety and brand perception
  • With the explosion of digital assistants outside of the vehicle, look at how you can bring cutting edge voice rec. innovations into the vehicle
  • Consider how applying techniques familiar to the CE industry e.g. reward based gamification can help to engage more consumers in connected services
5:00pm - 5:30pm 30 mins
Conference Sessions
A Network of Networks
  • Panellist Ken Stewart - Chief Strategy Officer, Karma Automotive
  • Panellist Lars Shultheiss - Head of Sales & Portfolio, Business Unit Infotainment & Connectivity, Continental
  • Panellist Tom Freeman - Senior Vice President - Land Mobile, Kymeta
  • Panellist Anne-Lise Thieblemont - Senior Director of Global Technology Policy, Qualcomm/5G Americas
  • Moderator Scott Belcher - President & CEO, SFB Consulting

With ever increasing demands on connectivity, the burden must now fall on the spectrums to provide the constant connectivity the consumer demands.

  • Examine upcoming standards for 5g to understand how this consumer spectrum can bring fully integrate the connected car into the wider IoT
  • Consider how a combination of network splicing and a interoperable networks i.e. DSRC, 5g and satellite will enable complete coverage for seamless connected services incl. OTA
  • Understand the impact of greater spectrum bandwidth on V2X technology and how this is expediting the rollout of AVs
5:30pm - 7:00pm 90 mins
Networking Drinks