Tech Revolution in Automotive: Connectivity Paves The Way For The 'Self-Learning' Car
The 2016 agenda was the product of months of independent research and gave important answers to the industry’s key challenges.
Delegates left International CES with more than business cards by listening to the brightest and most senior minds in the connected car space.
8.30am Volvo Exclusive: Autonomous Tech Plugs Into The Outside World
Volvo's world-leading autonomous car project “Drive Me” - aiming for up to 100 self-driving vehicles on public roads - is moving rapidly. Learn how these developments fit into Volvo's wider vision of sustainable personal mobility.
- Discover how the Drive Me project is working alongside city authorities in testing autonomous technology in real-world environments, to not only push the bar of automotive innovation but, optimize the management of urban areas
- With test cars now able to handle lane following, speed adaption and merging traffic by themselves, find out how long it will be until the driver can disengage with the car so that you can plot the autonomous driving roadmap
- What's in the pipeline? Gain an exclusive insight into the connected features being designed to enhance the daily processes of drivers (e.g. Roam Delivery Service) in the run-up to fully automated driving
9.00am The New Automotive Triumvirate - Mobility, Connectivity & Autonomous Tech
New mobility concepts, faster connectivity and autonomous technology are propelling automakers’ strategy and vision for future products. Discover how these factors combine to produce new areas of opportunity.
- Beyond Telematics. The ecosystem has been infiltrated. Excitement from companies outside automotive in the potential of the connected car is plentiful. Discover who to align with
- Devise a clear strategy to utilize the opportunities that are presented by the Internet of Things. Sync all stakeholders within your supply chain to create new experiences for the connected driver
- Gartner Survey Results Released. Discover the appetite of users to become connected customers in the car via services from OEMs, MNOs and tech providers to understand different connectivity needs
9.30am Exclusive Insight into Audi’s Plans for 2015 & Beyond
Get an exclusive look into the first-in-class technologies and strategies driving Audi connect forward. As the network between driver, internet and infrastructure continues to grow, learn how Audi is planning the future of auto mobility.
10.00am Data to Provide 360° View of Driver and Machine
Data and analytics that unveil insights into the performance of the vehicle and pre-empt stoppages have been realized. Discover how combining this with consumer behavior can deliver the next value add.
- Analyze how driving habits (e.g. harsh braking, excessive accelerating) can be linked to the performance of the car and be fed back to the consumer
- The driver and vehicle as one. Learn how bringing together multiple data sources (e.g. customer & warranty data, dealer data and CRM insights) can allow for a holistic set-up that makes modeling and predictive capabilities far more accurate
- Putting data to good use. Establish the real uses cases of car data, thus aiding the vehicle R&D manufacturing process and minimizing feature redundancy
Ian Beavis, EVP, Global Automotive Group, Nielsen
Michelle Avary, Vice President, Automotive Strategy, Aeris
Tim Evavold, Director, Automotive Delivery, Covisint
Moderator - Roger Lanctot, Associate Director, Global Automotive Practice, Strategy Analytics
10.30am Coffee Break
11.30am Cornering the Chinese Telematics Market
The impressive speed at which automakers in China have been rolling out telematics programs is being matched by consumer adoption and usage. Discover how to capitalize on this outstanding growth.
- Develop an understanding of what makes telematics market demand in China unique by discussing adoption rates and service usage by end customers
- Consider unique business and cultural factors impacting telematics offerings in China and what role they play in identifying the most successful business models to implement
- Uncover key learnings from rolling out a telematics program in China, including several important attributes that impact global expansion into other markets
12.00pm The Ecosystem Earthquake: Is Infotainment Still Shaking?
After the announcements that the biggest two CE players were entering the car, what does the in-vehicle landscape look like now and what will it look like moving forward?
- Infotainment weathers the storm? Discover the strategies that OEMs are employing to continue differentiating their connected services, in spite of the roll-out of uniformed platforms from Apple and Google
- Uncover the techniques of OEMs to attract and retain users to proprietary app stores and services in a bid to support existing revenue models that will stave off outside competition
- Ecosystem works together? Assess the appetite for a standard to evolve around the CCC/Mirrolink, Genivi, CarPlay & OAA etc so that all systems can be supported for maximum consumer access to services
Charles Koch, Manager - New Business Development, American Honda
Andrew Poliak, Global Director - Business Development, QNX Software Systems
Chip Goetzinger, Senior Manager - Vehicle Connected Services, Nissan
Darren D. Humphrey, Sr. Vice President, The DiSTI Corporation
Martin Booth, Director of Marketing, SanDisk
Moderator - Jeff Hannah, Director, North America, SBD
12.30pm Connecting Cars for Smarter Cities
As Big Data and the Internet of Things changes everything from where people go, how they get there and what they are doing , one thing is abundantly clear. The future of the automobile and transportation in general will be data driven. At the forefront will be connecting cars to smarter cities. Learn what mobility in the future could look like.
- Uncover the latest technology breakthroughs ranging from applications that help governments engineer smarter highways to navigation systems that direct drivers to public transit when it’s a faster alternative through the day’s traffic poised to transform urban mobility
- Beyond traffic, what other types of connected car data can offer benefits to drivers as well as cities in their efforts to respond faster in an emergency situation, during a major storm or civic event.
- Learn how the benefits of real-time insight into the movement of people and commerce across our transportation networks extends beyond daily traffic operations and city planning to other industries.
2.25pm TU Industry Insight: Connected Car Perspectives - Live Interactive Survey
Several crucial industry questions will be put to the audience and via a live interactive poll, immediate industry statistics and market predictions will be made available to you right there and then.
2.30pm Putting the Security of the Connected Car on Lock-Down
Examine a software architecture that enables the connected car to safely become a part of the Internet of Things. Understand the security and privacy challenges that participating in the IoT presents. Look at how developers can future-proof their designs and gain a competitive advantage with an effective connected car security strategy.
3.00pm Hack the Hacker - Cyber Security Defenses for the Connected World
Cyber-security has not been an issue the automotive industry has previously had to address. However, mitigating the impact of hackers has become an industry priority due to the huge forecast rise in connected cars on our roads.
- Understand how ‘doing nothing’ could mean total business shutdown. Analyze best practice and what your competition is doing in this space to establish the effectiveness of your cyber security structures and resource allocation
- Hear real-world examples of the motivations, methods and tools used by organized crime groups involved in today’s car crime and how these are likely to evolve into cyber attacks
- Discover how a holistic approach to security combining architectures and implementation strategies, will be the industry's best hope of minimizing the threat of cyber security breaches
Joe Fabbre, Director of Platform Solutions, Green Hills Software
Doug Moeller, Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Autonet Mobile
Dirk Reimer, VP Global Marketing & Sales, Telit
Matt Jones, Senior Technical Specialist - Infotainment, Jaguar Land Rover
Moderator - Dave McNamara, President, McNamara Technology Solutions LLC
3.30pm Riding the Digital Transformation Wave to Power a Unique Brand and User Experience
Automotive industry is going through the digital transformation. Internet of Things and Cloud computing take complexity to the next level, while consumer electronic devices set the bar for the user experience. Autonomous driving is quickly becoming a reality. Discover what skills it takes to thrive during this dramatic transition. Find out how user-friendly, situation-aware HMI will remain a key differentiator for building a unique brand and user experience in the age of multi-standard connectivity.
4.00pm Coffee Break
4.30pm Connected Car Spins Web for the Internet of Things
With IoT topping Gartner’s hype cycle for emerging technologies, discover what the car becoming one of the chief mobile devices of the Internet of Things means for the connected car industry.
- Hear how the car can play an influential role in connecting disparate ecosystems, from utilities to healthcare and insurance, and truly signal the birth of the IoT
- Challenge existing business models that are insufficient to support new tech. and partnerships demanded by the IoT and navigate the emerging value chain that will deliver new revenue steams
- Map out the scenarios in which connectivity will transcend the car and enter other facets of the connected lifestyle, such as data sharing with the home to adapt to specific situations
Henry Bzeih, Head - Connected Car & CTO, KIA
Peter Virk, Head of Connected Technologies & Apps, Jaguar Land Rover
Chris Ruff, President & CEO, UIEvolution
Michael Minkevich, VP Technology Services, Luxoft
Rusty Lhamon, Director, Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Business, T-Mobile USA
Moderator - Roger Lanctot, Associate Director, Global Automotive Practice, Strategy Analytics
5.00pm Over the Air Update Strategies for Automotive
Most dealer recalls occur because electronics modules in the car require a software update. If the firmware could be updated over-the-air (FOTA), it would better guarantee the safety of the car, as well as preventing lengthy, expensive upgrades.
- Discover how FOTA can significantly reduce costs and consumer inconvenience, while ensuring that critical updates are made and dealers can establish a positive touch point with customers
- Learn how a phased approach to FOTA can allow automakers and consumers to enjoy some of the benefits now and migrate to a more complete solution as soon as ECUs become smarter and combined with an intelligent TCU and Policy manager
- Discuss how the FOTA Business model will drive connectivity into vehicles and support low cost/free consumer facing telematics applications
5.30pm Wearables to Disrupt Status Quo of Infotainment
Nothing illustrates the collision of the CE and automotive worlds better than wearables! Get a sneak peek into the vast array of new user interfaces that will set CES alight and quantify their impact upon the connected car.
- Discover the shake-up that the wide adoption of smartwatches and Virtual Reality kits will cause to the traditional HMI of the vehicle - particularly if the need to access the phone is removed and embedded features are reached through voice controls
- Thrash out the business model behind offering wearable functionality in the vehicle (e.g. sold as standard or available via subscription) to attract users of high-end to mass-market brands
- Connecting the car to the wider world: Explore the role of wearable devices to gather granular data both on and off-board to offer even more feedback on consumer habits
Hakan Kostepen, Executive Director, Panasonic Automotive
Serkan Arslan, Managing Director, Business Development Automotive,Luxoft
Vijitha Chekuri, Director – Connected Vehicle Solutions, Lochbridge
Stephen Perun, Executive Consultant, Global Business Services, IBM
Moderator - Dominque Bonte, Vice President and Group Director, Telematics & M2M, ABI Research