March 14, 2018 @ The Henry Hotel in Dearborn, Michigan

Join 300+ experts to network, share ideas and learn about the technologies and trends that are shaping the evolution of the autonomous car.


We work closely with our expert speakers to develop a schedule that offers delegates a glimpse into the future.

8am: Registration and networking breakfast

9am: Keynote

9:30am: Autonomous cars – a roadmap for the future (panel discussion)

Leading experts provide unique insight into the challenges, solutions and opportunities that exist for autonomous car stakeholders over the next decade and beyond.
Mark Crawford, Great Wall Motor Company | Brian Mullins, DAQRI

10:30am: Networking break

11am: Presentation title TBC

11:20am: Presentation title TBC

11:40am: Presentation title TBC

12:00pm: Presentation title TBC

12:20pm: Networking lunch

1:30pm: Keynote

2pm: Autonomous cars and the consumer (panel discussion)

Leading experts discuss one of the most important, yet unpredictable elements of the autonomous car revolution – the consumer. With numerous studies finding that consumers do not currently trust autonomous vehicle technology, how can the industry change their minds?

3:00pm: Networking break

3:30pm: Presentation title TBC

3:50pm: Presentation title TBC

4:10pm: Presentation title TBC

4:30pm: Presentation title TBC

4:50pm: Closing remarks

5pm: Networking drinks

6pm: Close


We'd like to thank our partners for helping us to connect and inform the global autonomous car community.
Green Hills Software
TomTom Automotive


Automotive World
Navigant Research
Roland Berger

Media Partners

Automotive World


Our hand-picked lineup of more than 20 expert speakers makes AUTONOMOUS CAR DETROIT an unmissable learning opportunity.

Mark Crawford

Chief Engineer for Autonomous Driving Systems, Great Wall Motor Company

Brian Mullins


Gary Silberg

National Sector Leader Automotive, KPMG

Wolfgang Bernhart

Senior Partner, Roland Berger

Sam Abuelsamid

Senior Research Analyst, Navigant Research

Martin Kahl

Editor, Automotive World



The full delegate list for AUTONOMOUS CAR DETROIT 2018 is currently being compiled, but below is a selection of the 300+ automakers, suppliers and other key stakeholders who attended the 2017 conference.

A.T. Kearney - Partner

Adient - Communications Director

Adient - Design Manager

Adient - Director of Design, Research and Craftsmanship

Adient - Senior Industrial Designer

Adient - Sr. Market Research Analyst

Argonne National Library - Director Center for Transportation R & D

Australian Trade and Investment Commission - Investment Director

Automobile Magazine - Detroit Bureau Chief

Automotive Design & Production - Publisher

AutonomouStuff - Regional Sales Manager

AVL Powertrain Engineering - Business Development

AVL Powertrain Engineering - Global Account Executive

AVL Powertrain Engineering - Technical Specialist - Controls, PTE / Controls

AVL Powertrain Engineering - Technical Specialist / Group Lead – Systems

Bordrin Motor Corporation - President - North America

BorgWarner - Lead Product Engineer

BorgWarner - Program Engineering Lead

BorgWarner - Technical Specialist - Controls

CAR Group - Director

CarMax - Director of Corporate Strategy

Changan US R&D Center, Inc. - Technical Specialist in Intelligent Vehicle

Cisco Jasper - Global Head of Connected Vehicles

City of Detroit, Mayor's Office - Chief of Mobility Innovation

Cognitive Technolgies - Vice President Business Development

Covestro - Marketing Manager, Future of Mobility.

Covestro - VP Coatings Formulation and Application Development

Cummins - Marketing Specialist

Cypress Semiconductor - Director, Strategic Product Development

Delphi - Global Market Analyst

Delphi - Manager

Dow Electrical - Marketing Director

Eaton - Lead Engineer

Elektrobit - Marketing Manager

Elektrobit - Software Engineer

FCA Group - Exterior Designer

FCA Group - International Features and Technology Manager

FCA Group - Manager - B2C Data Services

FCA Group - Manager UX - Fusion Studio

FCA Group - Market Research Manager

FCA Group - Senior Manager, Consumer Trends

FCA Group - Uconnect Marketing Manager

FCA Group - User Experience Designer

FCA Group - Validation Engineer

FEV - Business Development Engineer

FEV - Engineering Assistant

FEV - Manager Business Development

FEV - Vice President - Electronics

Financial Times - North America Correspondent

Flex - Director Product Planning - ADAS

Flex - VP, Business Strategy & Marketing

Ford Motor Company - Advanced Rulemaking and Strategy

Ford Motor Company - Autonomous Vehicle - Continuous Integration Developer

Ford Motor Company - Autonomous Vehicle Exterior Systems Core Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Autonomous Vehicle Purchasing Manager

Ford Motor Company - Autonomous Vehicle Systems Body Exterior

Ford Motor Company - Autonomous Vehicle Systems Engineering

Ford Motor Company - Autonomous Vehicle Thermal Systems Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Body Interior Systems Engineer - Autonomous Vehicles

Ford Motor Company - Business & Technology Integration Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Business Technology Intergration Lead

Ford Motor Company - Connected Vehicle Carrier Planning

Ford Motor Company - Connected Vehicle Strategy Specialist

Ford Motor Company - Consumer Strategy, Autonomous Vehicles

Ford Motor Company - Counsel

Ford Motor Company - Enterprise Architect - Autonomous Vehicles

Ford Motor Company - Global Advanced Product Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Global Advanced Technology Marketing Manager

Ford Motor Company - Global Director, Automotive Safety Office

Ford Motor Company - Global Market Representation

Ford Motor Company - Global Product Planning and Strategy

Ford Motor Company - In Vehicle Software Update Supervisor

Ford Motor Company - Innovation Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Interaction Lead

Ford Motor Company - iOS Developer

Ford Motor Company - IT Emerging Tech Research

Ford Motor Company - IT Portfolio Manager

Ford Motor Company - IT Strategic Portfolio Manager

Ford Motor Company - Lead Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Manager, Automotive Safety Rulemakings & Policy

Ford Motor Company - Manager, Early Warning & Trend Analysis

Ford Motor Company - Mobility & Innovation Lead

Ford Motor Company - Mobility Solutions IT Business Integration Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Optical Quality Engineer

Ford Motor Company - PD Portfolio Analyst, Business & Technology Integration

Ford Motor Company - Product Development Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Product Manager IT AV Connectivity

Ford Motor Company - Product Planning Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Project Manager - Autonomous Vehicle & Smart Mobility

Ford Motor Company - Research Engineer - Advanced Networking

Ford Motor Company - Research Engineer - Automated Driving HIL Simulation

Ford Motor Company - Safety Strategy Manager

Ford Motor Company - Senior Researcher - Network Comms

Ford Motor Company - Software Engineer, Voice Attributes Research

Ford Motor Company - Software Solution Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Sr. Engineer, Voice Attributes Research

Ford Motor Company - Strategy and Planning Analyst

Ford Motor Company - Supervisor, Autonomous Vehicle IT solutions

Ford Motor Company - Technical Expert Autonomous Controls

Ford Motor Company - User Experience

Ford Motor Company - UX Vision Lead Autonomy

Ford Motor Company - Vehicle Architecture Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Vehicle Safety & Strategy - Manager

Freudenberg - Global Market segment Manager

Frost & Sullivan - Client Director

General Motors - Active Safety Connectivity Systems Engineer

General Motors - Advanced Transportation Concepts Manager

General Motors - ATW Project Leader

General Motors - Compliance Engineer

General Motors - Corporate Development Manager

General Motors - Director, Portfolio Planning

General Motors - Engineering Manager, Innovation Insertion & Monet

General Motors - Lab Group Manager

General Motors - Lead Engineer - Infotainment

General Motors - Long Term Forecasting

General Motors - Manager- Technology Intelligence

General Motors - Manager, Vehicle & Advanced Technology Policy

General Motors - Senior Business Architect

General Motors - Senior Manager - Product Planning

General Motors - Senior Performance Integration Engineer

General Motors - Senior Software Engineer

General Motors - Sr.Engineer Advanced Vehicle Development

General Motors - Technology Intelligence

General Motors - V2V Reception Systems Engineer

Global Policy Group - Chief executive

Global Policy Group - President

Green Hills Software - Director Business Development

Green Hills Software - Senior Automotive FAE

Green Hills Software - Vice President Business Development

Henry Ford Health System - Medical Director, Senior Staff Ophthalmologist

Honda - Senior Engineer

Honda - Sr. Manager

Hyundai Motor Company - Manager

Infineon - Product Marketing Cybersecurity

JHG Strategic Communications - Principal

Kalypso - Director

Lextant - CEO

Lextant - Vice President

Luminar Technologies - Government Relations

Macomb Community College - Student

Magna International - Sr. Manager

Mapzen - Head of Mobility Products

Michelin - Director, New Business Development

Michelin - Global Technical Sales Director

Michigan Department of Transportation - ITS Program Administrator

Mitsubishi Electric - Senior Manager - ADAS Systems

Mitsubishi Motors R&D of America - Manager - Advanced Vehicle Electronics

Navigant Research - Senior Research Analyst

Navistar - VP Research & Product Development

Neuman Aluminium - Sales Manager

Nifco America Corp. - Design Engineer | R&D

Nissan Motor Company - Engineer

Nissan Motor Company - Sr. Project Engineer

NPI Mobile - CEO

PPG Industries - Director, Business Planning & Development

Prefix - Sale Manager

Quanergy Systems - Director, Business Development

Quantum - Area Manager

Quantum - Field & Channel Marketing Manager

Quantum - Regional Sales Manager

Repairer Driven News - Editorial Content Director

Ricardo - Senior Business Analyst

Ricardo - Solutions Architect & Portfolio Manager, Connected

Ricardo - VP Ricardo Strategic Consulting

Röchling Automotive - General Manager Innovation and Business Development

Röchling Automotive - President

Roush Enterprises - Chief Architect Roush Data Analytics

Roush Industries - Director - Connected Vehicles

RTI - Director of Market Development

RTI - Field Applications Engineer

Scania - Senior Engineer

Security Innovation - Director Automotive Business Development

SF Motors - Director, Autonomous and New Energy Vehicle Research

Strategy Analytics - Associate Director

Swift Navigation - VP Business Development

TASS International - Director of Americas

TASS International - Sales Manager

The Ohio State University - Assistant Vice President - Mobilty Research

The Understanding Group - Co-Founder

Theis Communications - Principal

TomTom - Senior Product Manager

TomTom - Senior Sales Manager

Toyota Boshoku America - Design Engineer

Toyota Research Institute - Director of Driving (Autonomous Driving)

Toyota - safety technology manager

Toyota - Senior Vice President - Unit Function

TTM Technologies - Global Account Manager

UAW-Ford - Digital Analyst

UMRTI - Research Professor, UM Transportation Research Institute

University of Michigan - Visiting Scholar

University of Tokyo/Aoyama Gakuin University - Associate Professor

US EPA - Engineer

Valeo - Manager - Advanced Projects

Visteon - Director Communications

Visteon - New Technology Planning Director

Volkswagen Group of America - Government Relations

Wind River - Business Development, Connected Vehicle Solutions

Wind River - Chief Automotive Architect, Connected Vehicle Solutions

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors - Executive Director, Communications

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors - Executive Director, Global Research & Advanced Development

Tickets | $495*

*Free tickets are available to automakers. Discounted ticket are available to government / academia.


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The Henry, 300 Town Center Drive, Dearborn, Michigan 48126

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