Agenda May 19th, 2020

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Tune in to learn from mobility leaders and innovators on the automotive industry status, the future of mobility, and the upcoming trends.


Please note that the sessions start and finish times are according to Israel local time (GMT+3).

14:30 - 15:00

Happy Hour @ Community Bar

15:00 - 15:20

Fireside Chat: Prof. Amnon Shashua interviewed by Aviv Frenkel

Prof. Amnon Shashua,
President & CEO, Mobileye and Senior VP, Intel Corporation
15:20 - 15:50

Panel: AV Hype or Hope?

Autonomous vehicles - the path to mass adoptions. While some innovators are doubling down on development, others are stepping down. In this session we will discuss enabling technologies and go to market strategies. Barriers and opportunities.

15:50 - 16:00

iRoads Innovation Center Launch & Winners of Challenge

16:00 - 16:30

Panel: Breaking Through Mobility Innovation

Orna Barash,
CPO, Nanoscent
Oded Rozenberg,
CEO, Apollo Power

This panel is the theme of our event - how with digitalization of mobility, technologies that were first relevant to health, agriculture, and many other verticals became relevant to mobility. We will discuss the journey, the opportunities and challenges in the changes of the markets.

16:30 - 16:50

Fireside Chat: William Li interviewed by Maya Ben Dror

William Li,
Maya Ben Dror,
Lead, Autonomous & Urban Mobility, Centre for the 4th Industrial Revolution, World Economic Forum
16:50 - 17:20

Panel: Connected Services for Electric Transformation

Gilles Normand,
SVP Electric Vehicles & Mobility Services, Renault Group
Jon Salked,
Advanced Mobility Technology Director, BP

What are the technologies needed to ensure a smooth transition to electric? for states, drivers, fleets and EV manufacturers, from micromobility to electric trucks. How does the gasoline market affect the transformation? How can we support drivers in the transition to EV?

17:30 - 17:50

Fireside Chat: Hakan Samuelsson interviewed by Meir Arnon

17:50 - 18:20

Panel: COVID Industry Transformation

John Absmeier,
CTO, Lear Corporation and Board Member Director of Sensata Technologies
Carla Bailo,
President & CEO of CAR (Center for Automotive Research)
Dragos Maciuca,
Technical Director, Ford Greenfield Labs - Palo Alto
Mikael Ronnholm,
Director & Head of Innovation Strategy & Ideation, CEVT

How did OEMs and Tier 1s that changed productions lines deal with the change and what is the outcome meanwhile? what technologies got new boosts due to COVID in the industry? Did COVID influence the future of product outlook? Did the industry train its flexibility muscle for production 4.0?

18:30 - 18:50

Fireside Chat: Nikolai Ardey interviewed by Jason Stein

Nikolai Ardey,
Executive Director, VW Group Innovation
18:50 - 19:20

Panel: Mobility in the Cities the Day After COVID

COVID has changed the way we do many things, how will it change the way we will move in the city? What should the cities do to accommodate these changes and what is the new role of the mobility players in the city?

19:20 - 19:30
19:30 - 19:50

Fireside Chat: Daniel Ramot interviewed by Adam Jonas

Daniel Ramot,
CEO & Co-Founder, Via
Adam Jonas,
Managing Director, Global Auto & Shared Mobility, Morgan Stanley
19:50 - 20:20

Panel: Mobility Investments & Acquisitions in 2020

We will discuss the current investment situation and outlook for 2020/2021

20:20 - 20:40

Fireside Chat Aicha Evans interviewed by Scott Corwin

Aicha Evans,
CEO, Zoox
Scott Corwin,
Managing Director, Future of Mobility, Deloitte
20:40 - 21:10

Panel: The Untapped Market of Trucks

We will discuss what is the potential of this special untapped market. What are the market opportunities and where? What are the specific challenges in commercial vehicles and what technologies are still needed?

21:15 - 21:20

The Israeli Center for Smart Transportation Research

21:40 - 21:45
21:45 - 22:15

Happy Hour @ Community Bar (Zoom link - BYOB!)