AUTONOMOUS CAR DETROIT

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.

Tickets | $795*

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

Venue

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

Sponsorship

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Schedule

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

8am: Registration and networking breakfast

Main Stage

9am: Incorporating autonomous vehicles into rideshare networks

Stephen Lesh, Uber

9:30am: The path to level 5 autonomy (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.
Moderated by Gary Silberg, National Sector Leader Automotive, KPMG
Mark Crawford, Great Wall Motor Company | Hurley Davis, Elektrobit | Jeremy McClain, Continental

10:30am: Networking break

Track 1

Session 1: Urban Mobility

Moderated by Sam Abuelsamid, Senior Research Analyst, Navigant Research

11am: The role of car sharing in the future of transportation

Jeff Shields, Maven Manager for Field Operations, Maven

11:20am: Will the search for parking become a thing of the past?

Nathan Donnell, Director of INRIX Parking Services, INRIX

11:40am: What about me? A look at urban autonomy for the end consumer

Jon Demerly, Product Owner, AVP & UHAD, Zenuity

12pm: Connecting communities through self-driving microtransit

Edwin Olson, Co-Founder & CEO, May Mobility

Track 2

Session 1: Mapping

Moderating by Tim Dawkins, Autonomous Car Specialist, SBD Automotive

11am: Presentation title TBC

11:20am: Streaming HD maps to automated vehicles

Frans de Rooij, Director of Business Development, TomTom

11:40am: Map standards on the key road to autonomous driving

Volker Sasse, VP NavInfo, Chairman NDS / OADF

12pm: HD live maps for automated driving

Xin Chen, Director of Engineering, Highly Automated Driving, HERE Technologies

12:30pm: Networking lunch

Track 1

Session 2: Human Factors

Moderated by Ray Telang, US Automotive Leader, PwC

1:30pm: Humanizing the future of the mobility: AV communication language towards acceptance of autonomy

Gila Kamhi, Research Lab Group Manager, User Experience Technologies, General Motors

1:50pm: Presentation title TBC

2:10pm: Presentation title TBC

2:30pm: Presentation title TBC

Track 2

Session 2: Vision Systems

Moderated by James Bydalek, VP NA Digital Automotive, Capgemini

1:30pm: Coatings in an autonomous future

Barry Snyder, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Axalta Coating Systems

1:50pm: Taming the vision data torrent using edge processing

Allan Steinhardt, Chief Scientist, AEye

2:10pm: Ground truth: semantic segmentation best practices for training deep learning models

Sheikh Shuvo, Product & Solutions Manager, Mighty Ai

2:30pm: The eyes of true autonomy

Jason Eichenholz, Co-Founder & CTO, Luminar Technologies

3:00pm: Networking break

Track 1

Session 3: Artificial Intelligence

Moderated by Wolfgang Bernhart, Senior Partner, Roland Berger

3:30pm: Presentation title TBC

3:50pm: DL-driven contextual awareness for autonomous vehicles - an application to parking sign detection

Humayun Irshad, Machine Learning Scientist, CrowdFlower

4:10pm: Training and validation of neural networks in virtual environments

Carl Squire, Managing Director US, IPG Automotive

4:30pm: A safety reinforcement approach for autonomous driving

Edward Schwalb, Lead Scientist, Machine Learning Group, MSC Software

Track 2

Session 3: Testing & Validation

Moderated by: Mark Chaput, VP of Construction & Infrastructure Development, American Center for Mobility

3:30pm: Addressing the time-to-production gap for highly automated vehicles

Dan Mender, VP of Business Development, Green Hills Software

3:50pm: Keeping cameras and sensors clean in an autonomous future

Ales Alajbegovic, Vice President, Ground Transportation Applications, Exa

4:10pm: Attacking the localization challenge with synthetics and voxel-based fingerprints

Paul Drysch, Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Civil Maps

4:30pm: Validation of distributed AI algorithms in intelligent transportation systems

Paul Liu, Principal Architect, Samsung

5pm: Networking drinks

6pm: Close

Partners

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

Sponsors & Exhibitors

CrowdFlower
dlhBOWLES
Elektrobit
Exa - Simulia
Green Hills Software
Mighty Ai
TomTom
Vector

Moderators

American Center for Mobility
Automotive World
Capgemini
KPMG logo
Navigant Research
pwc
Roland Berger
SBD Automotive

Media Partners

Automotive World
AutoHarvest

Speakers

Our hand-picked lineup of more than 30 expert speakers makes AUTONOMOUS CAR DETROIT an unmissable learning opportunity.

Stephen Lesh

Head of Vehicle Programs, Uber

Mark Crawford

Chief Engineer for Autonomous Driving Systems, Great Wall Motor Company

Jeff Shields

Maven Manager for Field Operations, Maven

Gila Kamhi

Research Lab Group Manager, User Experience Technologies, General Motors

Jeremy McClain

Director, Systems & Technology North America, Continental

Hurley Davis

Country Engineering Manager USA, Elektrobit

Nathan Donnell

Director of INRIX Parking Services, INRIX

Jon Demerly

Product Owner, AVP & UHAD, Zenuity

Edwin Olson

Co-Founder & CEO, May Mobility

Frans de Rooij

Director of Business Development, TomTom

Volker Sasse

VP NavInfo, Chairman NDS / OADF

Xin Chen

Director of Engineering, Highly Automated Driving, HERE Technologies

Barry Snyder

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Axalta Coating Systems

Allan Steinhardt

Chief Scientist, AEye

Sheikh Shuvo

Product & Solutions Manager, Mighty Ai

Jason Eichenholz

Co-Founder & CTO, Luminar Technologies

Humayun Irshad

Machine Learning Scientist, CrowdFlower

Carl Squire

Managing Director US, IPG Automotive

Paul Liu

Principal Architect, Samsung

Paul Drysch

Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Civil Maps

Edward Schwalb

Lead Scientist, Machine Learning Group, MSC Software

Dan Mender

VP of Business Development, Green Hills Software

Ales Alajbegovic

Vice President, Ground Transportation Applications, Exa

Sam Abuelsamid

Senior Research Analyst, Navigant Research

Wolfgang Bernhart

Senior Partner, Roland Berger

James Bydalek

VP NA Digital Automotive, Capgemini

Mark Chaput

VP of Construction & Infrastructure Development, American Center for Mobility

Tim Dawkins

Autonomous Car Specialist, SBD Automotive

Martin Kahl

Editor, Automotive World

Gary Silberg

National Sector Leader Automotive, KPMG

Ray Telang

US Automotive Leader, PwC

 

Delegates

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

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