TU-Automotive Detroit 2017 Program

TU-Automotive is proud to present the agenda and speaker line-up for TU-Automotive Detroit 2017.

This is the biggest, best and longest-running connected car and autonomous vehicle conference and exhibition in the world. 

If you are interested in being a speaker at TU-Automotive Detroit 2017, get in touch!

Program at a Glance

This year we will be adding in new conference and networking formats to give you maximum ROI. There are multiple opportunities to learn, network and build relationships!

Each morning begins with headline sessions addressed to the entire audience. These inform on overarching strategy and provide food for thought.

After the first break we will begin to split into in-depth tracks. Stay tuned for full structure and timings.

Key Topics

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Event Formats and Features




Presentations by high-level speakers, visionaries and renowned experts, which will introduce you to particular topics, address future challenges and make suggestions for possible solutions.

Panel Discussions

Panel Discussions

Moderated panel discussions, in which a selected panel of representatives from the industry discusses topics and questions that benefit from multiple viewpoints

Conference & Lunch:


Topic-Led Round Tables

Themed discussion tables moderated by subject matter experts. There will be “101” sessions allowing attendees to ask any questions on the topic as well as in-depth sessions providing focus groups to work on particular challenges and issues.

Exhibition Hall:

Start-Up Pitches

Hear the latest products and ideas from the innovators. Judges will provide feedback and the audience will be able to ask questions.


Speed Networking

Speed Networking

Themed speed networking by topic or company. Participants will have 3-4 minutes to make their pitch before moving on to the next table.

Women’s Breakfast

Women’s Breakfast

Networking breakfast on the morning of day one of the conference (June 7).

Networking Drinks Reception

Networking Drinks Reception

In the evening of the first conference day, take this time to network with other attendees.

Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony

The TU-Automotive Awards gather the leading minds of the automotive technology industry to highlight innovation and quality. The ceremony provides high level networking on the night before the conference.

If you have any questions regarding TU-Automotive Detroit 2017 please do get in touch.

Annie Reddaway

Annie Reddaway

Senior Project Director
+44 (0) 207 55 19827 (Global)

Jamie Muir

Jamie Muir

Project Director
+44 (0) 207 55 19834 (Global)

2017 Sponsors

Headline Sponsor

  • WirelessCar

Diamond Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

  • Gemalto
  • GitHub
  • Green-Hill-Software
  • nuance
  • Valtech
  • Willis-Towers

Badge Sponsor

  • Dealer-FX

Bag Sponsor

  • Laird

VIP Zone Sponsor

  • Oberthur

Slido Sponsor

  • Tourmaline Labs

Track Day Sponsor

  • Perrone Robotics

In Car Connectivity

  • HDBaseT

Networking Break Sponsor:

  • First Data


  • Neusoft