Main Conference Day One: Thursday, August 22nd 2019

8:00 am - 8:20 am Morning Registration

8:20 am - 8:30 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

8:30 am - 9:00 am Creating a Business model for MaaS: Facilitating Behavioral Change, and Creating an Environment for Innovation

Dr. Florian Baumann - CTO - UDS, Automotive & AI, Dell EMC
Carla Bailo - President & CEO, Center for Automotive Research
Stacey Matlen - Senior Mobility Strategist, City of Detroit
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Dr. Florian Baumann

CTO - UDS, Automotive & AI
Dell EMC

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Carla Bailo

President & CEO
Center for Automotive Research

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Stacey Matlen

Senior Mobility Strategist
City of Detroit

9:00 am - 9:30 am Keynote: Automated Driving Systems: NHTSA's Vision for Safety

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Bill Cooke

Product Director Vehicle Antenna Solutions
Molex

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Radovan Miucic

Team Lead / Technical Specialist Intelligent Vehicle
Changan US R&D

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Jerry Quandt

Executive Director
Illinois Autonomous Vehicles Association

10:00 am - 11:00 am Morning Networking & Innovation Drive

SAFETY & SIMULATION

11:00 am - 11:30 am Challenges and Enablers in Creating a Rich Simulation Environment for Autonomous Vehicle Development
David Howarth - Business Development manager, IPG Automotive
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David Howarth

Business Development manager
IPG Automotive

SAFETY & SIMULATION

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Approaches for Verification and Validation of Automated Driving
Satish Sharma - System Validation Engineer, ADAS/ Autonomous, Visteon Corporation
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Satish Sharma

System Validation Engineer, ADAS/ Autonomous
Visteon Corporation

SAFETY & SIMULATION

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Importance of High-Fidelity Vehicle Dynamics for AV/ADAS Development
Robert McGinnis - Senior Account Manager, Mechanical Simulation
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Robert McGinnis

Senior Account Manager
Mechanical Simulation

DATA & AI

11:00 am - 11:30 am Transitioning from POC to Production-Ready for Autonomous Vehicles
Chuck Brokish - Director of Automotive Business Development,, Green Hills Software
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Chuck Brokish

Director of Automotive Business Development,
Green Hills Software

DATA & AI

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Data Applications and Use Cases Outside of Autonomous Vehicles

DATA & AI

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm Monetize Road Surface Information Data from Connected Vehicles Powering Next Generation ADAS and Suspension

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Meet & Greet Lunch

INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION GROUPS

Participate in small group discussions on some of the most critical facets of autonomy

SIMULATION & SAFETY

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm SIMULATION AS A PANACEA? OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES OF SIMULATION TO LEVERAGE V&V EVIDENCES

SIMULATION & SAFETY

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm WHAT’S THE IDEAL RESUME FOR AN ENGINEER MOVING INTO AUTOMOTIVE SAFETY & SIMULATION FIELDS?

INNOVATION

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm ON-PREMISE AND CLOUD CONSIDERATIONS FOR AI AND MACHINE LEARNING
Rodney Mach - President, TotalCAE
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Rodney Mach

President
TotalCAE

INNOVATION

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm DESIGN THINKING FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES
Shyamala Prayaga - Conversational Interaction Designer, Ford Motor Company
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Shyamala Prayaga

Conversational Interaction Designer
Ford Motor Company

UX/UI

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm THINKING BEYOND THE GLORIFIED RV – INNOVATIONS IN HMI TO SUPPORT THE EVOLUTION OF CASE (CONNECTIVITY, AUTONOMOUS, SERVICE, ELECTRIFICATION)
Partha Goswami - Senior Director, Technology Trends & Insights, General Motors
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Partha Goswami

Senior Director, Technology Trends & Insights
General Motors

UX/UI

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm BUILDING AUTOMATIC DRIVING MODE SHIFTS INTO HMI FOR AV
Zeljko Medenica - Senior Intelligent Vehicle Engineer, Changan US R&D Center, Inc.
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Zeljko Medenica

Senior Intelligent Vehicle Engineer
Changan US R&D Center, Inc.

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Energy Break

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Autonomous Vehicles & Building a Framework for Passenger Safety

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm AUTONOMY BEYOND PERSONAL MOBILITY: WHY LAST MILE LOGISTICS WILL CHANGE RETAIL AS WE KNOW IT

Cosimo Leipold - Head of Partner Relations, Nuro
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Cosimo Leipold

Head of Partner Relations
Nuro

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Is Trucking the Driving Force for L4 Autonomy? Discussing Cutting-Edge Technology, and Optimal Landscape, for Functional Safety

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Stephen Potter

Chief of Staff
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

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Chris Thomas

Founder and Partner
Fontinalis Partners

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Chris Andrews

Director of Mobility Innovation
Pratt Miller

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Amanda Roraff

PlanetM Operations Manager
Michigan Economic Development Corporation

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Reception