Vehicle connectivity and ADAS/autonomous technologies are indispensable for the future vehicle, one that can communicate with the world outside and drive itself powered by AI and sensors. Technologies both in and outside the vehicle are combining to create mobility-changing services, above and beyond conventional telematics and infotainment. What services will future users will demand, and how they can be realized and delivered?

TU-Automotive Japan 2017 will consolidate your understanding of the challenges ahead for the connected and autonomous vehicle. Gain insight from and debate with industry leaders and define your strategy for technology, the changing mobility landscape and user requirements.

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2016 Expert Speakers

  • Toshinori Utsugi
    Toshinori Utsugi

    General Manager, Telematics Division, Business Development Supervisory Unit
    Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

  • Toshiro Muramatsu
    Toshiro Muramatsu

    Deputy General Manager Telematics Engineering Gr., Connected Car & Service Engineering Dept./ Monozukuri Gr., Connected Car & Autonomous Drive Div.
    Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

  • Carl Christensson
    Carl Christensson

    Senior Manager, Connected Car IT Services Concept
    Volvo Car Corporation

  • Tsutomu Nakajima
    Tsutomu Nakajima

    President and Representative Director
    Dynamic Map Planning Co., Ltd.

  • Daisuke Okanohara
    Daisuke Okanohara

    Executive Vice President & Director
    Preferred Networks, Inc.

    Preferred Networks, Inc.
  • Gaurav Mathur
    Gaurav Mathur

    Senior Manager, Product Planning, Engineering, Research, Design & Development
    Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

    Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.
  • Yoshikazu Watanabe
    Yoshikazu Watanabe

    Connectivity Planning,
    Subaru Product & Portfolio Planning Div.
    Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.

    Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.
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    Noboru Maesono

    General Manager
    Isuzu Motors Limited

    Isuzu Motors Limited
  • Jan-Maarten de Vries
    Jan-Maarten de Vries

    Vice President - Product Management and Marketing Automotive

  • Motoharu Uchitsu
    Motoharu Uchitsu

    General Manager of Times Car PLUS Department
    Times Car PLUS Department
    Times24 Co., Ltd.

    Times24 Co., Ltd.
  • Hiroshi Nakajima
    Hiroshi Nakajima

    Executive Officer, SVP
    Director of Automotive Div.
    DeNA Co.,Ltd
    CEO/Member of the Board
    Robot Taxi, Inc.

  • Masashige Mizuyama
    Masashige Mizuyama

    Executive CTO, Infotainment System Business Division, AIS Company
    Panasonic Corporation

  • Sebastian Wedeniwski
    Sebastian Wedeniwski

    CTO Global Industrial Sector

  • Takeshi Imai
    Takeshi Imai

    CEO/ Founder
    Amanek telematics design inc.

    Amanek telematics design inc.
  • Hisashi Chiba
    Hisashi Chiba

    General Manager, Automated Driving, Engineering Systems Development, Chassis Systems Control Division
    Bosch Corporation

  • Kazuo Hatakeyama
    Kazuo Katakeyama

    Project Manager Division of Strategic Network Development and Management
    Yamato Transport Co., Ltd

    Yamato Transport

2017 Key Topics:

  • Automakers’ Strategies to Challenge Change:

    The connected car and autonomous vehicle technology are rapidly evolving. Take a look at how Japan, European and US car makers are leveraging data, AI, and connectivity. Understand their global strategies and what kind of ecosystem they want to build

  • Regulation and Global Standardization Trends:

    nderstand how government, industry bodies and US & European automakers are tackling standardization of 5G, maps, and the legislation of automation. Consider the kind of collaboration required for progress

  • AI & IoT in Action:

    Explore the services becoming possible as deep learning technologies are implemented in the car and communication of sensor data expands. Investigate the next level of user experience (UX)

  • Penetration Power of Ride Sharing:

    Ride sharing and the sharing economy is growing globally. Gauge market growth and penetration rate in Japan, while examining Japan-specific challenges and user needs

  • Global Mobility Case Studies:

    Understand what kind of mobility is appropriate for cities and rural areas and the technology that needs to be implemented. Learn from smart city case studies in the EU/US, and road tests in Asia and Japan

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TU-Automotive Japan is the one event that you can’t afford to miss:

TU-Automotive is the number one forum for connected vehicle industry. It will give you the opportunity to network and share knowledge with pioneers and decision makers in the telematics, autonomous and smart mobility space. This year’s event will include:

  • 30+ expert speakers to give you the knowledge that you need to succeed
  • 25+ interactive sessions to help you brain storm
  • 20+ hours of networking with top level executives from across the telematics value chain with targeted networking and coffee breaks. Exchange business cards with those hard-to-meet executives in a relaxed and socialise

If you want to get new ideas, fresh approaches and an action-plan of how to rev-up your telematics offerings, you simply can't miss this conference!

Hear from our Past attendees:

  • Tokai Rika Co.,Ltd

    "It was great to hear the thought of both domestic and overseas OEMs.It was good to develop an understanding of the connection between the telecom, automotive and other industries in the telematics space."

    - Tokai Rika Co.,Ltd
  • Bosch Corporation

    "I got the latest updates on the connect vehicle at this year’s conference"

    - Bosch Corporation
  • Canvasmapple Co.,Ltd

    "It was very informative to hear different perspective and positions of players from across (the telematics) ecosystem"

    - Canvasmapple Co.,Ltd

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Masahide Tomonari

Masahide Tomonari

Project Director
+44 (0) 20 3869 6736 (Global)

Shoko Nagai

Shoko Nagai

Project Director
+44 (0) 203 869 6722 (Global)

2016 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Platinum Sponsors

  • Ericsson
  • RideCell
  • Teradata
  • TomTom

Gold Sponsors

  • QNX
  • voicebox
  • WindRiver

Badge Sponsor

  • Airbiquity

Coffee Break Sponsor

  • Jasper

India Maps & Location Sponsor

  • MapmyIndia

Co Sponsors

  • Argus Cyber Security
  • Gracenote
  • hortonworks
  • Nuance
  • Orange
  • Telit