Main Conference Day Two: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
7:00 am - 8:25 am REGISTRATION & NETWORKING BREAKFAST
8:30 am - 9:15 am FIRESIDE CHAT: BUILDING THE CITY OF THE FUTUREWilliam Riggs - Assistant Professor University of San Francisco
- How will the rollout of autonomous cars affect urban land use and development?
- In what ways will automation affect our way of life and how we view ourselves?
- What must we do to ensure a positive impact for our health, society, and overall quality of life?
William RiggsAssistant Professor
University of San Francisco
9:15 am - 10:00 am FIRESIDE CHAT: AUTONOMOUS FLEETS: HOW TO MOVE PEOPLE AND DELIVER SERVICES
- What makes a successful partnership between an OEM and a mobile app-based delivery service?
- What are stakeholders learning from these experiments, and how are consumers responding?
- How can the private sector partner successfully with cities and municipalities?
10:45 am - 11:15 am NETWORKING BREAK
Take a few minutes to recharge yourself before we jump into the next set of information packed sessions!
BUSINESS OPERATIONS11:15 am - 12:00 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: DELIVERING CONTENT IN THE NEW AGE Nick Sampson - VP of Research & Development Faraday Future
- What kind of content will users demand in autonomous vehicles?
- How will users consumer content differently in shared and private autonomous cars?
- How can marketers and advertisers take advantage of emerging opportunities?
Nick SampsonVP of Research & Development
BUSINESS OPERATIONS12:00 pm - 12:45 pm EVOLVING CONSUMER ATTITUDES ON AUTONOMY Ed Kim - Vice President of Industry Analysis AutoPacific
- How accepting are consumers of autonomous drive technology?
- Are consumers ready for the fundamental shifts in the vehicle ownership model that will come with autonomy?
- Who are the consumers ready for autonomy, and what will convince those who aren’t?
Ed KimVice President of Industry Analysis
TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT11:15 am - 12:00 pm TECH-CELERATOR START-UP COMMUNITY & PITCH COMPETITION
- Discover new companies popping up with expertise in computer vision, robotics, intelligence systems, AI, etc.
- Importance of Investments in research and innovation clusters as well as testing sites
- Partnering opportunities for the world’s leading AV Startups
- Scope out new competitors and potential collaborators entering the race towards autonomy. Acquire the intelligence you need to stay ahead!
12:45 pm - 1:45 pm LUNCH
Lunch and learn with the biggest and brightest minds in your community
1:45 pm - 2:30 pm CRITICAL ISSUES IN CYBER SECURITY
- Which emerging threats to cyber security have OEMs and research institutions identified?
- What kind of safeguards are being developed to counter threats from different types of hackers?
- How will infrastructure, from financial networks to the electricity grid, be protected?
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm ADVANCES IN AVIATION – WHAT THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY CAN LEARN FROM AEROSPACE
- Which suppliers are developing the best AI technology for aerospace, and what kind of startups are aviation companies acquiring
- How do the latest findings apply to commercial airlines, on-demand helicopter services, and delivery drones?
- How is the aerospace industry approaching regulations, legislation, and liability?
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm AFTERNOON BREAK
Take this last opportunity to network with your peers and colleagues from across the industry to make sure you bring back as many new connections as possible!
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm AUTONOMOUS ARCHITECTURES FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF COMBAT VEHICLESDr. Robert Sadowski - Chief Roboticist TARDEC U.S. Army
4:30 pm - 5:15 pm FIRESIDE CHAT: BOSTON 2030 PROJECTBrian Collie - Partner And Managing Director, North America Automotive Sector Lead, Boston Consulting Group
- How did the City of Boston partner with private industry to pilot an urban AV program?
- What have the stakeholders learned about autonomous vehicles and human behavior?
- Where will the Boston 2030 Project go from here?
Brian ColliePartner And Managing Director, North America Automotive Sector Lead,
Boston Consulting Group