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February 25 - 27, 2019
Silicon Valley

Pre-Summit Master Classes: Monday, 26 February 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am REGISTRATION

TRACKS

BUSINESS OPERATIONS

9:00 am - 10:30 am RECRUITING THE NEW WORKFORCE: WHERE TO FIND THE SKILLS YOU’LL NEED
Glenn Stevens - Executive Director MICHauto and VP of Auto & Mobility Initiatives Detroit Regional Chamber
  • Forecasting which skills the autonomous vehicles industry will require
  • Where to find workers with these skills and how to compete with Silicon Valley for the next generation of tech-savvy employees
  • How you can train both new hires and an older workforce in those skills
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Glenn Stevens

Executive Director MICHauto and VP of Auto & Mobility Initiatives Detroit Regional Chamber

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

9:00 am - 10:30 am SECURITY: KEEPING CARS OUT OF THE HACKERS’ HANDS
  • Examine common pitfalls that lead to platform vulnerabilities as well as review proven architectures and techniques for building secure and reliable automotive-grade software for the connected car
  • Advancements in Cyber Security since the infamous Jeep incident
  • Discover the most innovative solutions, where THEY are coming from, and who has the edge
  • Integrating next-generation technology you’ll need to thwart hackers

10:30 am - 10:45 am MORNING NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

  • How college campuses, corporate campuses, and retirement communities are serving as effective test beds
  • Working with local governments and how to convert them into allies
  • Overcome obstacles others have faced in designating and developing a site
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Trevor Pawl

Group Vice President
Michigan Economic Development Corporaton

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Tom Frank

Co-Founder
TechLab, MCity

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Justin Erlich

Head of Policy, Autonomous Vehicles & Urban Aviation
Uber

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm LUNCH

BUSINESS OPERATIONS

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm OVERCOMING AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES DESIGN CHALLENGES TO DELIVER EXTENSIVE PASSENGER-CENTRIC EXPERIENCE
  • The biggest challenges designers must consider when developing autonomous vehicles for the new human experience
  • Outlining the non-negotiable features that must be included in autonomous designs
  • Is there a base design that OEMs should work from? What do we start

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm AFTERNOON NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

BUSINESS OPERATIONS

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm MAXIMIZING V2V, V2I & V2X AS A REQUIREMENT FOR AUTONOMOUS DRIVING
Patti Robb - Head of Intel’s Silicon Valley Autonomous Vehicles Lab Intel
  • Developing systems to facilitate constant transfer of real time data for safety messages, system updates, passenger preferences and operational standards
  • What role over the air updates can play in the widespread roll out of autonomous driving
  • Necessary development of mobile networks to deliver faster data between vehicles
  • Overcoming data storage and management issues through the use of advanced cloud capabilities in order to store constant data from surrounding objects and deliver this information to vehicles
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Patti Robb

Head of Intel’s Silicon Valley Autonomous Vehicles Lab
Intel

4:30 pm - 4:30 pm END OF MASTER CLASSES