How Technology is Transforming the Automobile; Including Autonomous Driving, Connectivity and Ownership.
WAJ joins forces with the Autotech Council for an event at the epicenter of innovation in Silicon Valley 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 ranging from next-generation powertrains and fuels to 21st Century automotive retail, from cutting-edge in-dash connectivity to self-driving technology. Additionally, there will be advanced vehicle and product demonstrations from automakers, technology suppliers and visionaries from Silicon Valley.
Who: Western Automotive Journalists (WAJ) and The Autotech Council
When: Monday, October 10th, 2016, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Where: Computer History Museum, Mountain View, CA
Participants: 300+ influential attendees including OEMs, suppliers, developers, startups, investors, educators and recruiters.
Journalists: WAJ automotive journalists along with tech, lifestyle and local media.
Vehicle Demo: Vehicles displaying the latest current technology available.
Technology Expo / Vehicle Display (all day)
•9:00am Registration Open
•10:00am – Welcome / Update- Charlie Vogelheim – Motor Trend Audio, Brian Douglas – President Western Automotive Journalists
•10:05am – Intelligent Mobility- Veerender Kaul – Frost & Sullivan
•10:25am – Tech Utilization- Anton Wahlman, Moderator
- Autonomous Stuff – Wolfgang Juchmann
- atieva UV – Jared Strawderman
- Motivo – Praveen Penmetetsa
•10:55am – Autonomous Track Day-Joshua Schachter – Founder, Self Racing Cars
•11:15am – 4 Technology Starups –Moderator: Liz Kerton Autotech Council
- UICO – Ryan Humphreys
- Peloton – Steve Boyd
- Caruma Technologies – Chris Carson
- Zentri – Sanjay Kalyansundaram
12:00pm -2:00pm Gourmet Lunch Trucks
•Technology Expo / Vehicle Display
•Autotech Council Science Fair 1:00~5:00
•2:00pm – Cars, Robots, Creators – Paul Saffo – Chair, Future Studies, Singularity University
•2:20pm – Audience Q&A
•2:25pm – Disruptive Services – Brian Douglas, Moderator
- Insurance CSAA – Stephen Brockman
- Bauer Transportation – Martin Sances
- Flywheel – Percy Rajani
•2:55pm – Hosted Conversations Charlie Vogelheim
Education – San Jose State Prof. Fred Barez PhD
•3:05pm – GEOHOT – Comma
•3:25pm – Audience Q&A
3:30pm – 4:00pm Networking Break
4:00pm – Cybersecurity – Myles Kitchen – Visual Threat
4:20pm –Regulatory Challenges Former CAL Air Resources Chair – Dr. Robert Sawyer
4:40pm – A.I. Cars – Danny Shapiro, Sr. Dir Automotive – NVIDIA
5:00pm – Car Company Innovations
- Ford Reaserch and Inovation Center Palo Alto – Dragos Maciuca
- Nissan Research Center Silicon Valley – Melissa Cefkin
5:30pm – 7:00pm Velodyne LiDAR & GENTRY Magazine Reception and Networking
Autotech Council Science Fair: 30 Science Fair type projects and hands-on technology displays from companies pushing the cutting edge of automotive innovation. Demos and companies the 2016 Autotech Council Science Fair are listed on the Autotech Council website.