• Friday, November 13, 2015
    8:30 AM 
    Breakfast, Networking and Demos

    Be sure to stop by and check out the companies demoing their latest technology during the networking breaks.

    • Speakwithme
    • CloudMade
    • Mentor Graphics
    9:05 AM 
    Opening Remarks & Analyst Overview
    Petri Talala, SVP, Strategy & Growth at Idean Enterprises Inc
    After 2020 cars will be able to drive them selves. What would be the experience for us when autonomous driving will be real. Interior of the car with large amount of digital displays and connectivity between multiple devices and the car will play a big role of the core experience. This presentation opens a bit new core experiences for near future car.
    9:25 AM  -  9:45 AM
    Jeffrey Bader, Vice President Embedded Business Unit, Micron Technology, Inc.
    Infotainment systems have expanded to include functionality available in smart phones such as managing and playing audio and video content, utilizing navigation for driving, delivering rear-seat entertainment such as movies, games, social networking, listening to incoming and sending outgoing SMS text messages, making phone calls, and accessing Internet-enabled content such as traffic conditions, sports scores and weather forecasts. Future systems look to further enhance the infotainment systems as the center point of the vehicle evolving past what is found in today’s smart phones. As the majority vehicles become more connected to the world around them, the car memory requirements increase in complexity.
    9:45 AM 
    Panel: How to Grow Adoption and Satisfaction

    As the industry hones in on the best infotainment offerings, how do we educate the users and allow them to maximize their satisfaction and safety? Our panel will discuss how to make the most of our time spent in the car.

    • Moderator: Bita Sistani, Automotive Business Development Director at Micron
    • Yoram Berholtz, Director, Business Line Manager, Automotive at HARMAN Connected Services
    • Tom Yamasaki, President at Alpine Electronics of Silicon Valley
    • Hossam Bahlool, Senior Director of Product Management & Marketing at Telenav

    10:45 AM 
    Networking Break
    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. As always, we are happy to help you find the person you want to meet.
    11:15 AM 
    Rapid-Fire Demo Presentations / Fastpitch
    Young companies interested in presenting their automotive technology innovations, 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: Derek Kerton, Managing Partner at The Kerton Group
    • Steve Bishop, Head of Design, Partnerships at Automatic Labs
    • John Strisower, Founder and CEO at GoChip Inc.
    • Mieszko Mularczyk, CEO at Apptimia
    • Nick Black, Chief Product Officer at CloudMade
    • Calvin Liu, Founder & CEO at Park.IT
    • Jeff Aherne, CEO at Car and
    12:00 PM 
    Please close this meeting by connecting with the companies and people who presented their new ideas and products during the rapid fire pitches.
    1:00 PM