An agenda written by the industry for the industry

**All times are in EST



The new generation of OEMs

Reuters

9:00am – 9:25am (EST)

LIVE Reuters News Interview *

 

* Please note: This interview is conducted by Reuters editorial, which operates independently from the Reuters commercial operations. Reuters journalists have the sole right to determine who they interview and the questions they ask, with no regard to sponsorship and in keeping with the Trust Principles of integrity, independence and freedom from bias.

Dr. Ken Washington Chief Technology Officer Ford Motor Company

Moderator: Joe White Global Automotive Industry Editor Reuters

9:25am – 9:40am (EST)

Partner Presentation & Q&A

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9:40am – 10:25am (EST)

LIVE CTO Panel: Transforming traditional OEMs through technology

The future of the traditional automotive industry is uncertain. Automakers must innovate, tap into new talent and embrace the digital era. Hear from innovative OEMs that are leading C.A.S.E and other disruptive trends that will drive the automotive sector.

10:25am – 10:30am (EST)

5 min Break

The Road to Electrification

10:30am – 10:55am (EST)

LIVE Fireside Chat: Electrification roadmap

Automakers have been striving to make their vehicles cleaner and more efficient. Hear from experts how they are planning to transform their business to full electric.

José Muñoz Global Chief Operating Officer Hyundai Motor Company President and CEO Hyundai Motor North America

10:55am – 11:10am (EST)

Partner Presentation

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11:10am – 11:55am (EST)

LIVE Panel discussion: Securing and Accelerating the ROI of EVs

Making electric vehicles (EVs1 ) profitable remains difficult: only higher-priced premium vehicles deliver positive contribution margins, Government incentives for EVs, are still needed to close the average manufacturing cost gap. This discussion will delve into different strategies to accelerate profits in sales and aftersales.

  • Reducing Cost & Resilient Supply Chains
  • Consumer Acceptance
  • Training Dealerships & Develop Services around EVs
  • Scalability Production & Sales

11:55am – 12:00pm (EST)

5 min Break

12:00pm – 12:45pm (EST)

Live Panel: Building the Infrastructure for Electrification through partnerships

Accessible EV charging infrastructure will be a key factor for a successful EV market. OEM must partner with key stakeholders to secure customer experience is better than ever.

12:45pm – 1:00pm (EST)

Partner Presentation

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1:00pm – 1:25pm (EST)

LIVE Fireside chat: Challenge & Innovations in Battery Technology

EV batteries are expensive, made with scarce raw materials and are environmentally tricky to dispose. Managing the battery life cycle effectively is potentially the key to the future of EVs. With the global EV sales forecast to hit 11m by 2025, is imperative to address current and future challenges.

  • Improving Battery Performance
  • Circular & Sustainable Batteries
  • Managing Battery Demand
  • Emerging Opportunities for OEMs

1:25pm – 1:40pm (EST)

Partner Presentation

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Reuters

1:40pm – 2:05pm (EST)

LIVE Reuters News Interview *

 

* Please note: This interview is conducted by Reuters editorial, which operates independently from the Reuters commercial operations. Reuters journalists have the sole right to determine who they interview and the questions they ask, with no regard to sponsorship and in keeping with the Trust Principles of integrity, independence and freedom from bias.



Breakouts

2:00pm – 3:00pm (EST)

Workshop

3:00pm – 4:00pm (EST)

Workshop

4:00pm (EST)

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Autonomous Future

9:00am – 9:25am (EST)

Live Panel: Enabling the AV Revolution

Hear from experts leading AVs Development, what is the state of the art of AVs and what can we expect next.

Karl Iagnemma President and CEO Motional

9:25am – 9:40am (EST)

Partner Presentation

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9:40am – 10:10am (EST)

Driving Evolution on ADAS- Are we ready for level 4?

According to EY, the fatalities that have been recorded for AVs have been from Level 2 or 3 and have featured drivers who had issues regaining control or not actively monitoring. While ADAS can reduce crashes, it also has the risk to create new safety issues. Can we go move safely to Level 4?

Brian Latouf Chief Safety Officer Hyundai Motor North America

10:10am – 10:15am (EST)

5 min Break

The Road to Automation

Reuters

10:15am – 10:35am (EST)

LIVE Reuters News Interview *

 

* Please note: This interview is conducted by Reuters editorial, which operates independently from the Reuters commercial operations. Reuters journalists have the sole right to determine who they interview and the questions they ask, with no regard to sponsorship and in keeping with the Trust Principles of integrity, independence and freedom from bias.

Thomas Mueller Executive Vice President ADAS, Autonomous Driving at Car Software Organisation Volkswagen

Moderator: Joe White Global Automotive Industry Editor Reuters

10:35am – 10:50am (EST)

Partner Presentation

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10:50am – 11:35am (EST)

LIVE Panel: The road to full automation

According to McKensey & Co, if the United States fully adopted autonomous vehicles, the benefit to the public would exceed $800 billion a year in 2030, and can significantly reduce the number of fatalities. While the benefits of AVs are clear, the transition will take time, with hundreds of millions of non-AV vehicles on the road. How can we prepare the world for AVs and accelerate their commercial deployment?

  • Digital Infrastructure for AVs
  • Consumer Acceptance
  • Planning AV Commercial Deployment
  • Regulations & Policies

Michelle Avary Head of Automotive and Autonomous Mobility The World Economic Forum

11:35am – 11:50am (EST)

Partner Presentation

Reserved

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11:50am – 12:20pm (EST)

LIVE Panel: Women in Autotech

Women in tech and digital are under-represented, both across management and teams. Hear from women driving ADAS & AV technology

12:20pm – 12:25pm (EST)

5 min Break

ADAS & Safety – Building the safest vehicle

12:25pm – 1:10pm (EST)

LIVE Panel: Smart Vehicle Architecture and Sensors

How improvements in perception systems using cameras, radar, LIDAR, optical sensors, ultrasonic radar sensors and highly detailed maps of the environment can deliver safer vehicles and mitigate against driver errors

Samir Agrawal Senior Director of Smart Hardware Engineering NIO U.S

1:10pm – 1:25pm (EST)

Presentation

1:25pm – 4:10pm (EST)

LIVE Panel: Boosting Safety: Integrating Sensors & Connectivity

Having the right technology and external data will improve the chances to prevent fatalities. Hear from experts how connectivity will improve levels of safety to all

Dennis Polischuk Senior Director, Chief Architect, Software Engineering NIO U.S



Breakouts

2:00pm – 3:00pm (EST)

Workshop

3:00pm (EST)

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