January 7, 2020 | Las Vegas, NV, USA

Roundtable Panel Discussions

Connected Services Roundtable

Connectivity does not come without challenges.  Experts address how can we best "connect" transportation in such a world of varied connectivity? What communication is needed from automobiles to the internet, between vehicles, with smart cities or other modes of transportation.   

John Ellis, Ellis & Associates 

Brian Biniak, ConnectTravel 
Suzanne Murtha, AECOM 

Electrification and Autonomous Roundtable

Experts address the tipping points regarding consumer expectations, Federal and State policy development, technological advancements, and market drivers having the greatest impact on electrified platforms, ADAS and automated technology to transform the transportation ecosystem to be one driven by electrification. 

Matt Jones, Wind River 

Maya Pindeus, HumanizingAutonomy  
Shannon Baker-Branstetter, Consumers Reports 
Chris Moyer, Exelon 
Ted Cannis, Ford Motor Company

Automotive CyberSecurity, Industry in Action 

With the threats well known, this group of cyber experts discuss what the mobility industry has been doing in response.  Key discussions focus on actions and collaboration happening between all key stakeholders to analyze new threats and minimize the risks. 

Anuja Sonalker, STEER Tech 

Jennifer Dukarski, Butzel Long 
Faye Francy, AutoISAC 
Gil Reite, SafeRide Technologies 
Mamatha Chamarthi, FCA 


SAE Connect2Car:  Connecting with One Voice 

Panelists will provide discussions on valuable insights and new ideas focused on enhancing the driver experience and accelerating the deployment of mobile technologies. It is specifically targeted towards OEMs and supplier executives, technologists, marketers, consumer electronics, App developers and aftermarket.

Chris Cook, Mobile Electronics

John Waraniak, SEMA
Brian Herron, Drew Technologies
Mouse McCoy, Hackrod
Carla Bailo, CAR
Jack McCauley, Oculus
Christopher Couch, Cooper Standard Automotive