Connected Cars and the Passenger Economy

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Agenda

  • Thursday, April 11, 2019
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    Autotech Council

    8:30 AM 
    Breakfast, Networking and Demos
    Be sure to stop by and visit the Demo Tables provided by:
    • Metamoto Inc.
    • dSPACE Inc.
    • Rimalu Technologies Inc
    • Ridecell
    • Data I/O Corporation
    • Western Digital
    • GROM Audio
    • VirtuLocity
    • Intertrust

    Car demos provided by:
    • Intel
    • Voyomotive
    9:00 AM 
    Opening Remarks
    Martin Fink, Chief Technology Officer at Western Digital
    9:05 AM 
    Looking Beyond the Windshield (and the Steering Wheel)
    Carla Bailo, CEO of the Center for Automotive Research

    We have witnessed how new technologies such as smartphones are quickly leveraged to create new products and services that were not previously predicted or even imagined. We may now be on the cusp of a mobility revolution that will similarly disrupt long-established business models and even entire industries. In a future where autonomous vehicles are not dependent on humans to pilot them through our streets and highways, the relationship between travelers, vehicles, and the commercial ecosystem of products and services will be fundamentally transformed. Carla Bailo, CEO of the Center for Automotive Research in Ann Arbor, will introduce this session with an update of the latest advancements in vehicle connectivity, autonomous vehicles, and new mobility services, establishing the framework for the discussions ahead.
    9:25 AM 
    Fireside Chat on Innovating for Passengers
    This conversation between industry insiders will focus on the possibilities that will emerge because of driverless cars and mobility as a service. Our experts and audience will discuss new commerce, apps, services, and business opportunities as well as the technologies that are needed to get us there.

    • Moderator: Derek Kerton, Managing Director at The Kerton Group
    • Guillaume Péronnet, VP Strategy at Faurecia North America
    • Emmanuele Spera, CEO at Next Future Transportation inc.
    9:45 AM 
    Panel: Passengers of the Future
    Whether passengers are your customer, as in a mobility service like Uber, or whether they are your customer's customer like Ford, or even your customer's customer's customer like many Autotech Council members, the future of this industry will prioritize passengers over drivers. And this changes everything - from what we sell to how we sell it. This panel will share their strategic thoughts on the passengers of the future.

    • Moderator: Derek Kerton, Managing Partner at The Kerton Group
    • Patti Robb, General Manager and Senior Director at Silicon Valley Innovation Center, Autonomous Driving Group at Intel
    • Roland Krause, Director of Engineering at Integrated Computer Solutions
    • Garima Mathur, Product Marketing at Western Digital
    • Michael Cottle, VP of Sales and Customer Success at Bestmile
    10:25 AM 
    Demos & Networking
    Flip over your agenda to the attendee list and put some faces to those names as we give everyone 30 minutes to connect with each other.
    11:00 AM 
    Rapid-Fire Demo Presentations / Fastpitch
    Young companies interested in presenting their cutting edge mobility products, services and solutions are welcome to register to be a rapid-fire presenter. These demo slots are 5-minutes and used to introduce new companies and their products, in the hopes of creating interest and follow-up from the Silicon Valley telecom and automotive community including the carriers, the manufacturers, and the investors who follow innovation in this segment.

    Submit a speaker application online here.

    • Moderator: Prescott Watson, Principal at Maniv Mobility
    • Spencer Rosen, Director of Business Development at Zendrive
    • Bharat Sampath, Product & Partnerships at Continental
    • Herve Borrel, CEO at Rimalu Technologies Inc
    • Carene Kamel, Business Development Technical Specialist at dSPACE Inc.
    • Alistair Adams, Product Marketing Director at Ridecell
    • Chad Partridge, CEO at Metamoto Inc.
    12:00 PM 
    Lunch
    Please close the morning sessions by connecting with the companies and people who presented their new ideas and products during the rapid fire pitches.
     

    IoT Forum

    12:00 PM 
    Registration and Networking
    Use this break to visit the Demo Tables and connect with IoT Forum Members and guests. Flip over your agenda to the attendee list and put some faces to those names.
    12:35 PM 
    Chair Remarks
    12:40 PM 
    Looking to the Future - Technology and Business Models
    Steve Bell, Resident Analyst @TU-Auto.com

    The automotive and telecoms industries will increasingly have blurred boundaries as cars become more connected, V2X technology enhances ADAS and autonomous vehicles become a reality.

    The business models and the value chains of the 2 industries will overlap and interact with smart cities and departments of transport as creative ways are found to fund the future intelligent transport system. Against this back-drop and in partnership with Telecom Council and Autotech Council, TU-Automotive is developing an eBook based on surveys that focus on innovation in the connected vehicle space and the journey to autonomous vehicles.

    As part of the preparation, we carried out a short initial survey of a broad cross section of the two industries to discover what are the most important topics impacting companies. The survey also probed how people anticipate mobility business models and the automotive value chain will evolve, as well as which technologies will impact mobility vehicle evolution and intelligent mobility infrastructure.

    The top-level results of this survey will be shared in this presentation.
    1:00 PM 
    Fireside Chat on Connected Passengers
    The Telecom and Automotive industries have put a lot of thought into connecting cars, but how does the model change when cars are no longer owned but become a service. Our experts and audience will discuss what we might offer passengers above and beyond their current smartphone experience.

    • Hansel Monroy, Advanced Compute, Cloud, and Connectivity Research Manager at Ford Motor Company
    • Gabriel Ionita, Director, Group Business Development & Partnering US at Deutsche Telekom Inc.
    1:20 PM 
    Panel: Who Owns The Customer? Who even IS the customer?
    For this panel, let's assume the year is 2030. A customer uses a Honda-made vehicle as part of an Uber share service. In the car, she watches Dish Network through her AT&T subscription, and controls it using Alexa. Who will own the customer relationship, and thus collect the bulk of the revenue? Who will no longer exist, and why? Who will play a supporting role. Is our passenger the target market, or is it someone else? So many questions, and so much uncertainty…yet we all must place our bets in 2020. Let's give the wheel a turn…

    • Moderator: Evangelos Simoudis, Founder & Managing Director at Synapse Partners
    • Jason Ellis, Director, Business Development at Qualcomm
    • Sal Dhanani, President, Automotive and Co-founder at Telenav
    • Josh Miller, Strategy Senior Manager at Porsche Consulting
    2:05 PM 
    Demos & Networking
    Flip over your agenda to the attendee list and put some faces to those names as we give everyone 30 minutes to connect with each other.
    2:35 PM 
    Rapid-Fire Demo Presentations / Fastpitch
    Young companies interested in presenting their cutting edge mobility products, services and solutions are welcome to register to be a rapid-fire presenter. These demo slots are 5-minutes and used to introduce new companies and their products, in the hopes of creating interest and follow-up from the Silicon Valley telecom and automotive community including the carriers, the manufacturers, and the investors who follow innovation in this segment.

    Submit a speaker application online here.

    • Moderator: Prescott Watson, Principal at Maniv Mobility
    • Lisa Rosner, CMO at Otonomo
    • Gil Reiter, VP Product Management and Marketing at Saferide Technologies
    • Dan Sahar, VP Product at Upstream Security
    • Peter Yorke, CEO at Voyomotive
    • Aviv Frenkel, Co-Founder, CEO at Enroute
    • Greg Gum, CEO at VirtuLocity
    3:30 PM 
    Demos & Networking
    Flip over your agenda to the attendee list and put some faces to those names as we give everyone 30 minutes to connect with each other.
    4:00 PM 
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