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
  • 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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Hakan Sivencrona

Autonomous Safety Program Manager
Zenunity

Andreas Wallin

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

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

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM THE ROBOTS ARE COMING: SHOULD WE BE AFRAID OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE?

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  • Determining how much artificial intelligence cars should have and how much will people tolerate
  • How much morality do people want from their AI vs how much do occupants and riders actually need
  • How are we teaching and training AI for all environments

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

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM DESIGNING THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE: INTERFACING WITH CONSUMERS

Jeremy McClain, Director for Systems and Technology, Chassis & Safety Division, Continental Automotive North America
  • Simplifying increasingly complex Interfaces for autonomous and safety systems
  • Which components will be critical along the evolution to Level 5 autonomy and how to design for it
  • What will HMI actually look like and how to design for older consumers

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Jeremy McClain

Director for Systems and Technology, Chassis & Safety Division
Continental Automotive North America

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