Main Conference Day One: Tuesday, October 6th, 2020

7:30 am - 8:10 am Registration & Women in Automotive Breakfast

8:15 am - 8:30 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

8:30 am - 9:00 am Keynote: Why Rideshare is Poised to Lead the AV Race

Jody Kelman - Product, Self Driving, Lyft
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Jody Kelman

Product, Self Driving
Lyft

9:00 am - 9:45 am Panel: Learning How Smart Cities are Leveraging Automation to Address First & Last Mile Challenges

Edwin Olson - Founder & CEO, May Mobility
Daniel Jamerson - Project Manager, EasyMile
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Edwin Olson

Founder & CEO
May Mobility

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Daniel Jamerson

Project Manager
EasyMile

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Barbara Wendling

Principal Engineer - Automated Driving
Mercedes-Benz Research & Development America

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Maria Meijburg

Senior Functional Safety Engineer
Aptiv

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Amitai Bin-Nun

Senior Research Scientist
Aptiv

10:15 am - 11:30 am Morning Networking in our Discovery Zone

SYSTEM JOURNEY

10:30 am - 11:00 am Leveraging AI to consider Human Factors in Vehicle Safety at BMW
Sean Batir - Senior Machine Learning Engineer, BMW
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Sean Batir

Senior Machine Learning Engineer
BMW

SYSTEM JOURNEY

11:00 am - 11:30 am Integrating AI and Deep Learning to Create Value Orientation (SVO) and Improve Performance
Krzysztof Pennar - System Safety Engineer, Autonomous Vehicle, General Motors
Hsing-Hua Fan - AV System Safety Engineer, General Motors
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Krzysztof Pennar

System Safety Engineer, Autonomous Vehicle
General Motors

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Hsing-Hua Fan

AV System Safety Engineer
General Motors

SYSTEM JOURNEY

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Panel: Architecting and Assessing Minimal Risk Condition in Higher Automation Automotive Features
Krzysztof Pennar - System Safety Engineer, Autonomous Vehicle, General Motors
Hsing-Hua Fan - AV System Safety Engineer, General Motors
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Krzysztof Pennar

System Safety Engineer, Autonomous Vehicle
General Motors

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Hsing-Hua Fan

AV System Safety Engineer
General Motors

VEHICLE JOURNEY

10:30 am - 11:00 am Panel: Initiating a Collaborative Roadmap to Address Pressing Challenges in Connected Cities
Wasif Mirza - Director of the Division of Mobility, New Jersey Department of Transportation
Dr. P.S. Sriraj - Director of Urban Transportation Center, University of Illinois at Chicago
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Wasif Mirza

Director of the Division of Mobility
New Jersey Department of Transportation

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Dr. P.S. Sriraj

Director of Urban Transportation Center
University of Illinois at Chicago

VEHICLE JOURNEY

11:00 am - 11:30 am Enabling Technologies for Automated Driving that Ensure Efficient Operations
Harshita Kanani - Senior Automation Test Developer, Ford
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Harshita Kanani

Senior Automation Test Developer
Ford

VEHICLE JOURNEY

11:00 am - 11:30 am Leveraging over-the-air (OTA) Updates to Advance Connected Smart Cities
Harshita Kanani - Senior Automation Test Developer, Ford
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Harshita Kanani

Senior Automation Test Developer
Ford

CUSTOMER JOURNEY

10:30 am - 11:00 am Case Study: Paving the Path for Connected, Autonomous & Electric Vehicles with AVIS Budget Group
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Thomas Hagen

Senior Advanced HMI Engineer
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

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Riccardo Giraldi

Senior Director - Experience
Zoox

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Dr. P.S. Sriraj

Director of Urban Transportation Center
University of Illinois at Chicago

CUSTOMER JOURNEY

11:00 am - 11:30 am Transforming Interior Design and Future Connected Autonomous Electric Vehicles
Thomas Gould - Director of Design & Technology, Adient
John Gomez - Advanced Design Manager, Adient
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Thomas Gould

Director of Design & Technology
Adient

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John Gomez

Advanced Design Manager
Adient

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Social Impact Award Luncheon

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Fireside Chat: Redefining Crash Test and Dummies to Meet New Safety Needs

INTERACTIVE DISCUSSION GROUPS

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

SYSTEM JOURNEY

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Safe Design Considerations for DNN
Dalong Li - Autonomous Driving Engineer, FCA
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Dalong Li

Autonomous Driving Engineer
FCA

SYSTEM JOURNEY

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Defining "Intended Function": How Safe is Safe Enough?
Gary Streelman - Director Advanced Engineering and New Concepts, Magnetti Marelli
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Gary Streelman

Director Advanced Engineering and New Concepts
Magnetti Marelli

SYSTEM JOURNEY

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Analyzing Potential Use Cases for Edge Computing and IoT

VEHICLE JOURNEY

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Live Data Collection to Enhance Simulation Practices for Testing & Validation
Yong Sun - Supervisor, Model Based Development Powertrain and Vehicle R&D, Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.
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Yong Sun

Supervisor, Model Based Development Powertrain and Vehicle R&D
Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.

VEHICLE JOURNEY

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Improving Connectivity with IoT for Next-Gen Mobility Ecosystem

VEHICLE JOURNEY

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Creating Smart Mobility Networks to Support Remote Smart Parking Assist (RSPA)

CUSTOMER JOURNEY

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Designing the Cockpit for AV and Shuttles
Heramb Dandekar - Global UX Lead, Ford Motor Company
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Heramb Dandekar

Global UX Lead
Ford Motor Company

CUSTOMER JOURNEY

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Personalizing Comfort and Passenger Experience
Joseph Lenneman - UX Design Lead Autonomous Experience, General Motors
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Joseph Lenneman

UX Design Lead Autonomous Experience
General Motors

CUSTOMER JOURNEY

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Panel: Advancing Autonomous Delivery Robots (ADRs) to Drive Efficiency & Customer Loyalty

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Energy Break

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Panel: Utilizing Autonomous Shuttles to Reduce Congestion in Urban and Private Campus Settings

Alex Fiecher - VP of Research and Product Development, Local Motors
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Alex Fiecher

VP of Research and Product Development
Local Motors

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Panel: Creating Economic and Societal Value through Data Monetization

Sadir Haji - Department Manager, Autonomous Mobility, Jaguar Land Rover North America
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Sadir Haji

Department Manager, Autonomous Mobility
Jaguar Land Rover North America

4:30 pm - 4:35 pm Closing Remarks and Thought Exchange

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Post Conference Meet-Up