Main Conference Day Two: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
8:00 am - 8:50 am REGISTRATION & NETWORKING BREAKFAST
8:50 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Opening RemarksTim Woods - General Manager Autonomous Vehicle Alliance
9:00 am - 9:30 am Keynote Presentation: Partnering to Develop AVs at ScaleLuc Vincent - VP of Engineering Lyft
Boris Shulkin - VP of Corporate Engineering and Research & Development Magna
10:00 am - 10:30 am Keynote Presentation: Simulation Priorities for Autonomous Vehicles
10:30 am - 11:00 am Technology Showcase Prize Drawing & Networking Break
BUSINESS OPERATIONS11:00 am - 11:45 am A Connected Region: Why Companies Flock to Greater Phoenix’s AV Ecosystem Bryan Smith - Director of Business Development Greater Phoenix Economic Council
Dominic Papa - Executive Director Institute for Digital Progress
Dr. Diana Bowman - Associate Professor Sandra Day O’ Connor College of Law
BUSINESS OPERATIONS11:45 am - 12:15 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
BUSINESS OPERATIONS12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Future of Mobility in Detroit Mark de la Vergne - Chief of Mobility Innovation City of Detroit, Mayor's Office
TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT11:00 am - 11:45 am Making Autonomous Vehicles Safe With Physically Accurate Simulations Dr. Sandeep Sovani - Global Director, Automotive ANSYS
TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT11:45 am - 12:15 pm Integrating EVs Into Shared Vehicle Fleets Kelly Helfrich - Manager of Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure, Maven, General Motors
Kelly HelfrichManager of Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure, Maven,
TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT12:15 pm - 12:45 pm How Artificial Intelligence is Powering the Next Generation of Vehicles
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 Building the City of the FutureWilliam Riggs - Assistant Professor University of San Francisco
2:30 pm - 3:00 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!