WCX - Leadership Summit

Envision the Future at the Leadership Summit

 

Experts discuss the links between business and technology in this unique venue. In specialized roundtable discussions, you’ll gain key insights from executives on the critical business issues driving quality, performance, safety, design, development and cost optimization of mobility.

Here, you’ll hear from thought leaders who will address critical business issues surrounding technology development that affect vehicle design and deployment strategies.

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Leadership Summit Event-at-a-Glance

 
 
8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
9:30 - 9:50 a.m.
10:00 - 11:10 a.m.
11:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
12:30 a.m. - 1:40 p.m.
1:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
2:10 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.
April 9

Tuesday

Theme: Autonomous
8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
Opening Keynote and Executive Interview

Keynote:  Charles Payne, Chief Executive Officer and Principle Analyst of Wall Street Strategies, Inc.

Executive Interview: Paul Mascarenas, SAE 2019 President
9:30 - 9:50 a.m.
TechTalk
Intelligent Motorsport - The Most Extreme Proving Ground for Self-driving Cars?

Bryn Balcombe, Roborace
10:00 - 11:10 a.m.
Connect2Car Roundtable
What Do Autonomous Vehicles Mean for Regulation?
11:10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Connect2Car Roundtable
CyberSecurity, Do We Feel Good Enough to be Just A Little Paranoid?
12:30 - 1:40 p.m.
Lunch
1:40 - 2:00 p.m.
TechTalk
Artificial Intelligence: The Winter of our Discontent or Mild Spring Frost?

Sky Matthews, IBM
2:10 - 3:20 p.m.
Connect2Car Roundtable
Does Deploying Safe AV’s Require Rethinking Validation?
3:30 - 4:40 p.m.
Connect2Car Roundtable
The Business Challenges on System Engineering for Automated Driving Technologies
April 10

Wednesday

Theme: Mobility and Digital Ecosystems and its Impact Vehicle Development
8:00 - 8:45 a.m.
Opening Keynote and Executive Interview

Keynote: Erez Dagan, Executive Vice President Products and Strategy, Mobileye; Vice President, Intel Corporation

Executive Interview: Ken Washington, Ford Motor Co. 
9:30 - 9:50 a.m.
TechTalk
The Future of Mobility – Moving People, Data and Freight

Shailen Bhatt, ITS America
10:00 - 11:10 a.m.
Connect2Car Roundtable
What is the Benchmark and Expectation AI in Automotive?
11:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Connect2Car Roundtable
Privacy and Customer Acceptance of Data Monetization
12:30 - 1:40 p.m.
Lunch
1:40 - 2:00 p.m.
TechTalk
Trust In Tech

Charles Eagan,  BlackBerry
2:10 - 3:20 p.m.
Connect2Car Roundtable
Technology Transition: Cloud and Car Enabled Digital Services
3:30 - 4:40 p.m.
Connect2Car Roundtable
What is the Future Vision of a Vehicle's Interior and the Technology to Deliver Upon this Digital Environment?
April 11

Thursday

Theme: Powertrain/Propulsion and Innovation
8:00 - 9:15 a.m.
Roundtable
New Mobility: Women Leading Disruptive Innovation
9:30 - 9:50 a.m.
TechTalk
Mobility 2030 – The Effects of Oil Pricing and Electric Infrastructure on EV Deployment

Trisha Curtis, Petronerds
10:00 - 11:10 a.m.
Roundtable
Today, Tomorrow, and the Future of Propulsion Systems?
11:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Roundtable
Still Not Dead -Developments in ICE
12:30 - 1:40 p.m.
Lunch
1:40 - 2:00 p.m.
TechTalk
Key Trends That are Shaping the Market/the Future 

Jonathan Smoke, Cox Automotive
2:10 - 3:20 p.m.
Roundtable
As Executives, Where are We Spending our Resources?
 



Tuesday Detailed Session Schedule

Opening Keynote

Opening Keynote and Executive Interview


8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Opening Keynote Presentation

The Great Race: Finally Reaching Magic Motorways

In this insightful keynote Mr. Payne provides a comprehensive analysis of wall street’s perspective on the new mobility ecosystem. 

Charles Payne, Chief Executive Officer and Principle Analyst of Wall Street Strategies, Inc.

8:30 - 8:40 a.m.
Executive Interview with Paul Mascarenas, SAE 2019 President.

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TechTalk

Intelligent Motorsport - the Most Extreme Proving Ground for Self-driving Cars?

9:30 - 9:50 a.m.

Roborace looks at what the the next 110 years look like, in the new era of Artificial Intelligence, robotics and self-driving cars?

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Connect2Car Roundtable

What Do Autonomous Vehicles Mean for Regulation?

10:00 - 11:10 a.m.

Automated Driving Systems present manypotential benefits to society. Experts will address the regulatory aspects of promising new technologies including international implications.

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Connect2Car Roundtable

CyberSecurity, Do We Feel Good Enough to be Just A Little Paranoid?

11:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

As we move towards further vehicle connectivity and automation, many security challenges remain unclear. Come hear executives discuss the longterm cybersecurity approaches needed.

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TechTalk

Artificial Intelligence: The Winter of our Discontent or Mild Spring Frost?

1:40 - 2:00 p.m.

A talk on what is practical with today's AI technology to successfully leveraging AI in automotive and insight on the challenges ahead that need to be solved.

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Connect2Car Roundtable

Does Deploying Safe AV’s Require Rethinking Validation?

2:10 - 3:20 p.m.

Executives and experts convene to address new approaches to AI/AV validation so that we we build confidence that our AV’s are safe for the road.

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Connect2Car Roundtable

The Business and Technology Challenges on System Engineering for Automated Driving Technologies

3:30 - 4:40 p.m.

Come hear industry executives from OEMs and suppliers explore opportunities to more fully leverage systems practices and expertise.

Sponsored by: ESG Automotive, Inc.

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Wednesday Detailed Session Schedule

Opening Keynote

Opening Keynote and Executive Interview


8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Opening Keynote Presentation

Safety, ADAS to AD

In his talk, Mr. Dagan will traverse the continuum of human-to-automated driver safety and explore the roles of technology suppliers in meeting customer and regulatory expectations.

Erez Dagan, Executive Vice President Products and Strategy, Mobileye; Vice President, Intel Corporation

8:30 - 8:40 a.m.
Executive Interview with Ken Washington, Ford Motor Company

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TechTalk

The Future of Mobility – Moving People, Data and Freight

9:30 - 9:50 a.m.

The 21st century, is about moving people, data and freight – and how technology and innovation are creating a safer, greener and smarter world.

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Connect2Car Roundtable

What is the Benchmark and Expectation for AI in Automotive?

10:00 - 11:10 a.m.

Come hear executives discuss the social and economic impact that AI will have on the automotive industry and customer acceptance of future state technology.

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Connect2Car Roundtable

Privacy and Customer Acceptance of Data Monetization

11:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Industry executives and research experts discuss what is that ideal state of collecting consumer data, and how to prevent exceeding that tipping point of customer acceptance.

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TechTalk

Trust in Tech

1:40 - 2:00 p.m.

An examination by BlackBerry of technology and why we should trust in tech.
 

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Connect2Car Roundtable

Technology Transition: Cloud and Car Enabled Digital Services

2:10 - 3:20 p.m.

5G? V2X? EDGE Computing? Executives address business drivers and technology challenges for enabled digital services and connectivity to meet customer expectations.

Sponsored by: 5G Automotive Association

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Connect2Car Roundtable

What is the Future Vision of a Vehicle's Interior and the Technology to Deliver Upon this Digital Environment?

3:30 - 4:40 p.m.

Industry executives discuss the current and near future state of these technologies and the business decisions occurring to meet customer’s expectations for HMI Interface and configuration.

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Thursday Detailed Session Schedule

Panel Discussion

New Mobility: Women Leading Disruptive Innovation

8:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Executives address challenges and opportunities in making the transformation needed for organizations to handle complexity, uncertainty and volatility in the mobility ecosystem.

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TechTalk

Mobility 2030 – The Effects of Oil Pricing and Electric Infrastructure on EV Deployment

9:30 - 9:50 a.m.

An examination on how technology in both hydrocarbon and alternative energy markets will continue to shape energy markets and transportation demand.

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Roundtable

Today, Tomorrow, and the Future of Propulsion Systems

10:00 - 11:10 a.m.

We have multiple choices for propulsion today and tomorrow -Traditional ICE, Hybrid, Hybrid-Electric, and Electric but what about the future?

Sponsored by: AVL

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Roundtable

Still Not Dead -Developments in ICE

11:20 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

With the continued opportunities for efficiencies in ICE development, where can we go and how is this impacted by regulation, customer acceptance and OEM platform strategies?

Sponsored by: AVL

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TechTalk

Key Trends That are Shaping the Market/the Future

1:40 - 2:00 p.m.

What are converging trends impacting the auto industry with the potential of changing it dramatically?

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Roundtable

As Executives, Where are We Spending our Resources

2:10 - 3:20 p.m.

Executives discuss allocation for development of future mobility technology while continuing to utilize resources in advancing current technologies.

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The Leadership Summit draws industry leaders from OEMs, Tier 1s, government and outside mobility to assess the links between business challenges and decisions and technology development. Position yourself as a key partner in the advancement of mobility as a sponsor of the Leadership Summit. 

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