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Future of the Automobile Conference

  • Petersen Automotive Museum 6060 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90036 United States (map)

May 3rd | 8:30am 

The Future of the Automobile Conference is a one day event on May 3, 2018, held at the Petersen Automotive Museum in collaboration with the LA World Affairs Council brings together immersive and inspirational talks, demos, test drives and exhibitions to give a glimpse into the future of our mobility. The conference will explore the brave new world of the personal transportation revolution that is set to transform every city in the world.

8:30 - 9:30 am Opening Panel: Perspective on Future of the Automobile
9:30 - 10:15 am Designing the Future: A Moderated Conversation with Tesla's Chief of Design
10:40 - 11:30 am Breakout Sessions: Cutting Edge Technologies // Future of Racing
11:40 - 12:30 pm Breakout Sessions: LA City Planners Design AV's Future // Future of Trucking: The First Frontier
12:30 - 1:30 pm Lunch and Mid-Day Plenary
1:40 - 2:30 pm Detroit to Silicon Valley: Who Prevails and When?
2:40 - 3:30 pm Breakout Sessions: AV Technology and Design // Ethics and Regulations: Who's At The Wheel?
3:40 - 4:30 pm Breakout Sessions: Challenges and Opportunities: AV's Economic Future // From Beijing to Dubai and London to LA: The Future of Cars Around the World
4:45 - 5:00 pm Closing remarks followed by rooftop reception

Erik Antonsson - aiPod
Doug Bloch - Teamsters Joint Council 7
August Bradley - Mind & Machine
Jeffery Cole - University of Southern California
David DeRosa - Aecom
Michael Dunne - Dunne Automotive LTD
Dan Eberhart - Canary
Santiago Ferrer - The Boston Consulting Group
Ashely Hand - CityFi; LA CoMotion
Russell Hensley - McKinsey & Company
Kian Gohar - Xprize Foundation & Singularity University
Mory Gharib - California Institute of Technology, Center for Autonomous Systems and Tech
Jonathan Gitlin - ARS Technica
John Hotchkis - Hotchkis Performance
Aaron Jacoby - ARENT Fox
George Karayannis - Panasonic
Kent Kresa - Petersen Automotive Museum
Michael Lim - Global Transportation, Tech and Finance Advisor
Paul Lienert - Reuters
Terry McCarthy - Los Angeles World Affairs Council
Peter Mullin - Chariman of the Petersen Automotive Museum
Rachel Nguyuen - Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi
Stewart Reed - ArtCenter College of Design
Paul Rosa - Penske Truck Leasing
John Rossant - New Cities & LA Comotion
Alex Roy - Human Driving Association
Ted Schilowitz - Paramount Pictures
Jill Sciarappo - Intel
Dakota Semler - Thor Trucks
Rishabh Sharma - Poletus
Jean Shiomoto - Director of California DMV
Evangelos Simoudis - Synapse Partner, Author/VC
Franz Von Holzhausen - Tesla's Chief Designer
Jay Ward - Pixar Animation Studios
Ryan Westrom - Ford Smart Mobility
Brain Witten - Symantec