2017 Silicon Valley Reinvents the Wheel

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Monday, October 9th, 2017 Computer History Museum Mountain, View

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WAJ joins forces with the Autotech Council for an event in the epicenter of innovation that will bring together thought leaders from the auto and tech worlds to examine not only the future of cars but also how technology is transforming transportation. The event will feature engaging discussions on topics including next-generation powertrains and fuels, 21st Century automotive ownership, HMI, deep learning, connected and self-driving technology.

Additionally, there will be cutting edge vehicle and product demonstrations from automakers, their technology suppliers, and visionaries from Silicon Valley. The program includes lunch served by the finest in Silicon Valley Gourmet Food Trucks. 

Who: Western Automotive Journalists (WAJ) and The Autotech Council
When: Monday, October 9th, 2017 10 am
Where: Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA
Participants: 300+ influential attendees including OEMs, suppliers, developers, startups, investors, educators, recruiters and journalists
Journalists: WAJ automotive journalists along with tech, lifestyle and local media.
Vehicle Demo: 20+ vehicles displaying the latest current technology available.
Auto Tech Science Fair: Up to 40 displays of current and future technologies.

Current Agenda
10am – 6:00pm
Morning Session:
Automotive Technology Overview:
Sven Beiker – Silicon Valley Mobility & Stanford Grad School
Innovation at Work:
Wolfgang Juchmann – Autonomous Stuff, Dirk Remde – Continental Research, Mike Harrigan – Prospect SV

Electrification: Peter Rawlinson – Lucid Motors
Five Technology Startups: Liz Kurten, Autotech Council
Gourmet Lunch Trucks and Vehicle Display in parking lot
•AutoTech Science Fair in Grand Hall till 4:00
The Mobility Future: Danny Stillion, Partner IDEO
Sharing your Ride: Mark Thomas – RideCell, Rachel Bhattacharya
University Programs: Lew Fulton – UC Davis, Ian Lane – Carnegie Mellon
Regulatory Perspective: Director Malcolm DoughertyCALTRANS
Silicon on the Move  Industry Roundtable
OEM Laboratories Roundtable
And other exciting presentations by industry experts 

Sponsorship, speaking, and demonstration opportunities are available for this important technology event.

If you have questions or comments about SVRItW, Email Charlie Vogelheim, WAJ VP of Programs, you can also text or call at (949) 929-0716.

Special registration pricing for WAJ and Credentialed members of the media.  Use discount code: SVWAJ17 at checkout:
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