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February 25 - 27, 2019
Silicon Valley

Main Summit Day One: Tuesday, 27 February 2018

8:25 am - 8:30 am CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARK

7:30 am - 8:25 am REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS

8:30 am - 9:15 am DELIVERING AUTONOMOUS RIDE SHARING AND CAR HAILING TO DEFINE THE FUTURE OF MOBILITY

Justin Erlich - Head of Policy, Autonomous Vehicles & Urban Aviation Uber
  • Challenges faced integrating ride hailing technology with autonomous vehicles
  • Impact of ride sharing on car ownership, OEM sales models and vehicle technology
  • Delivering the first autonomous vehicles to the public
  • Focus on what collaborations are needed to increase profit share while keeping the integrity of the company policy
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Justin Erlich

Head of Policy, Autonomous Vehicles & Urban Aviation
Uber

9:15 am - 10:00 am PANEL DISCUSSION: OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE: THE NEXT FRONTIER

  • Reviewing cross-industry efforts and analyzing what has been successful
  • What are the technological challenges faced by integrating open source software
  • Overcoming the pitfalls of sharing information with competitors
  • What has benefitted other OEMs so far?

10:00 am - 10:45 am OPENING KEYNOTE: FUTURE-PROOFING: PLANNING AMID UNCERTAINTY

Josh Rubin - Futurist & Founder Cool Hunting
Jody Kelman - Product, Self Driving Lyft
  • Predicting what consumers will want in 10 to 20 years
  • Designing V2V and V2I systems when you don’t know what municipal infrastructure will look like or what kind of communications systems other cars will have?
  • When will we reach a critical mass of self-driving cars on the road and what comes after 2025
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Josh Rubin

Futurist & Founder
Cool Hunting

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Jody Kelman

Product, Self Driving
Lyft

10:45 am - 11:45 am TECHNOLOGY SHOWCASE

  • Discover the specifics on what kind of safety features autonomous cars will need
  • Learn how software developers code for disaster scenarios – i.e., figuring out who lives and who dies when an accident is inevitable
  • Explore the consequences for when the vehicle also has data about who those people are
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Josh Rubin

Futurist & Founder
Cool Hunting

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Dr. Hakan Sivencrona

Autonomous Safety Program Manager
Zenunity

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Andreas Wallin

Senior Manager US R&D Tech Center for ADAS & AD,
Volvo

TRACKS

BUSINESS OPERATIONS

11:45 am - 12:30 pm CRITICAL LEGAL ISSUES: LIABILITY IN THE NEW AGE
Bill Kohler - Senior Counsel, Automotive Practice Dykema
  • What you should be considering right now to position yourself for full autonomy
  • Who will be responsible for death and serious injury in an autonomous vehicles
  • What insurance models are being discussed for autonomous vehicles
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Bill Kohler

Senior Counsel, Automotive Practice
Dykema

BUSINESS OPERATIONS

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm SELF-DRIVE ACT: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOU?
  • Discover the next steps for autonomous vehicles at the federal level
  • Positioning yourself for the Act’s passage
  • Setting strategies to be executed once legislation is passed

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

11:45 am - 12:30 pm CRITICAL TECHNOLOGY: ARE CAMERAS ENOUGH OR IS LIDAR STILL IN FIRST PLACE?
Dr. Hakan Sivencrona - Autonomous Safety Program Manager Zenunity
  • Analyzing what are the critical components for self-driving systems
  • Can YOU replicate the human eye or do you need to use multiple sensing modalities?
  • Can LIDAR be REPLICATED with cheaper cameras? Methods of decreasing cost but maintaining capability
  • Establishing the right kind of industry partnerships
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Dr. Hakan Sivencrona

Autonomous Safety Program Manager
Zenunity

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

12:30 pm - 1:15 pm SOLVING THE CHALLENGES FACED WITH MAPPING TO ENSURE EFFECTIVE AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES OPERATION
  • Defining the optimal requires for mapping software
  • Setting the most effective ways to update software as maps require increasingly greater detail
  • Working out how to map for a V2I world

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm LUNCH

BUSINESS OPERATIONS

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm MOVING FORWARD AMID UNCERTAINTY: HOW TO PLAN FOR NEW REGULATIONS
Tom Frank - Co-Founder TechLab, MCity
  • Future proofing your autonomous strategy whilst Congress is still deliberating
  • Partnering with local government and utilizing local resources
  • Advocate your interests in Washington D.C, states, and cities
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Tom Frank

Co-Founder
TechLab, MCity

BUSINESS OPERATIONS

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm WHAT ABOUT THE SUPERCARS?: CATERING TO ENTHUSIASTS WHEN CARS DRIVE THEMSELVES
Jonny Lieberman - Senior Features Editor MotorTrend
  • Ask leaders at any of the exotics, and they’ll tell you they’ll always make cars for people who want to drive. How will they cater to the enthusiast of 2037?
  • How will bespoke and exotic carmakers differentiate themselves from mainstream automakers and ensure they won’t get left behind in the autonomous movement
  • Ensuring your self-driving supercar is more thrilling than the competition
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Jonny Lieberman

Senior Features Editor
MotorTrend

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm TELEMATICS: THE DEBATE OVER DATA
  • Ensuring effective vehicle and passenger data collection
  • Integrate advanced telematics with data storage and analytics to ensure the collection of usable data
  • Defining privacy in the new age and the necessary technologies to prevent identity theft
  • Analyzing who will own and have access to the data, how you can monetize it, and what technologies you need

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm ENSURING, MEASURING & TRACKING RELIABILITY IN AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES TO AVOID SYSTEM FAILURES
Lauren Thorpe - Lead, Partner Strategy for Autonomous and Connected Vehicles Aptiv
  • Reliability is always critical in a car but especially so when asking people to try an unproven technology. How to measure reliability in autonomous vehicles that have unproven sensors, radars, and cameras
  • Balance quality requirements and cost constraints for models on mass production rollouts
  • Defining the importance of reliable municipal infrastructure and the need to measure, compare and track results
  • Executing a greater degree of collaboration among companies to ensure reliability as operations become more intertwined
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Lauren Thorpe

Lead, Partner Strategy for Autonomous and Connected Vehicles
Aptiv

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm AFTERNOON NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION GROUPS

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Grayson Brulte

Co-Chair
City of Beverly Hills Mayor’s Autonomous Vehicle Task Force

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Tim Wong

Director of Technical Program Management for Autonomous Vehicles
NVIDIA

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm EXPORTING AVS INTO INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

4:15 pm - 4:45 pm CYBER SECURITY

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Jerry Hirsch

Editor and Vice President of Content
Trucks.com

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm DATA MONETIZATION

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm SENSORS

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm REGULATORY CHALLENGES

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm TALENT RECRUITMENT

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm USER EXPERIENCE

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm CONSUMER ACCEPTANCE

Tim Woods - General Manager Autonomous Vehicle Alliance
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Tim Woods

General Manager
Autonomous Vehicle Alliance

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Paul Rogers

Technical Director
US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center

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Dr. Robert Sadowski

Chief Roboticist
US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center

5:45 pm - 6:15 pm PRESS CONFERENCE: OEM ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPDATE

Hear the latest news and announcements from leading OEMs as they take your questions and update the community

6:15 pm - 6:15 pm SPEAKEASY SOIRÉE | END OF MAIN SUMMIT DAY ONE

Join us for cocktails and canapes straight from the prohibition era!