- World's Top Technology and Transportation Executives to Participate in Keynotes, Panels, Fireside Chats and Solo Talks During Four Day Tradeshow
- AutoMobility LA's Schedule Includes Leaders from Autoliv, Intel, Mercedes-Benz Energy, NVIDIA and Panasonic North America
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoMobility LA™, the first true trade show for the new transportation sector, today announced the latest additions to its 2017 schedule. Already packed with esteemed leaders from within the technology and automotive industries, AutoMobility LA 2017 will also include talks from Peter Schwarzenbauer, BMW Group; Christian von Koenigsegg, Koenigsegg Automotive; Gill Pratt, Toyota Research Institute; and John Krafcik, Waymo. These additions to the show's robust speaker schedule highlight the event's continued growth and commitment to shaping and improving the future of transportation.
"We couldn't be more pleased with the impressive roster of automotive and technology thought leaders participating in AutoMobility LA this year," said Lisa Kaz, President and CEO of the LA Auto Show and AutoMobility LA. "It's inspiring to see this talented group of global leaders discuss the ever-evolving new transportation industry from different angles. We look forward to showcasing the new ideas that will ultimately shape the future of transportation."
During this year's show, panelists and speakers will cover everything from innovative developments in auto safety and cutting-edge cybersecurity technology to visionary designs and advancements in connectivity and electrification. Industry experts slated to participate in solo talks and fireside chats include:
- Automotive Safety: Jan Carlson, CEO and President of Autoliv
- Future of Mobility: Christian von Koenigsegg, CEO of Koenigsegg
- Auto Battery Technology: Peter Rawlinson, CTO of Lucid Motors
In addition to solo talks, AutoMobility LA will feature panels on multiple topics including artificial intelligence, electric vehicle innovation, cybersecurity, the future of dealers, and the intersection of horizontal and vertical transportation. Additional featured panel participants include:
- Georg Bauer, President and Co-Founder of Fair.com
- Boris von Bormann, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Energy Americas
- Paul DeLorean, CEO of DeLorean Aerospace
- Dan Greenwalt, Creative Director at Turn 10/Microsoft
- Sanchi Jayaram, Chief of Foreign Investment and Corporate Engagement at the U.S. Department of Justice
- Sertac Karaman, Founder and President of Optimus Ride
- Ashish Kumar, CEO of Zunum Aero
- Mark McNabb, CEO of Electrify America
- Matt Petersen, President and CEO of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator
- Josipa Petrunic, Executive Director and CEO of the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium
- Gill Pratt, CEO of Toyota Research Institute
The aforementioned participants only add more clout to an already impressive list of thought leaders from companies such as Cox Automotive, EVgo, GRIMM, Seattle Department of Transportation, and WIRED.
Formerly known as Connected Car Expo and Press & Trade Days, AutoMobility LA will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center November 27–30, 2017. On the evening of November 27, a reception and party will kick off the four-day event. The lineup for November 28–30 includes a diverse and informative collection of events, panels, solo talks, press conferences and vehicle debuts, along with recently announced keynote speeches from Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, and Tom Gebhardt, CEO of Panasonic Corporation of North America among others.
Additionally, AutoMobility LA will gather cybersecurity experts and media for the first-ever "Securing Mobility Summit," a one-day, interactive event designed to tackle security challenges faced in the transportation sector. AutoMobility LA will also announce the winners of both the Top Ten Automotive Startups and Design & Developer Challenge competitions at ceremonies held on November 28 and 29, respectively.
AutoMobility LA will continue to announce additional participants in the months leading up to the event.
For additional information on AutoMobility LA, updates to the conference schedule or to register for the show, please visit: AutoMobilityLA.com.
About the Los Angeles Auto Show and AutoMobility LA
Founded in 1907, the Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show®) is the first major North American auto show of the season each year. In 2016, the show's Press & Trade Days merged with the Connected Car Expo (CCE) to become AutoMobility LATM, the industry's first trade show converging the technology and automotive industries to launch new products and technologies and to discuss the most pressing issues surrounding the future of transportation and mobility. AutoMobility LA 2017 will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center Nov. 27-30, with manufacturer vehicle debuts intermixed. LA Auto Show 2017 will be open to the public Dec. 1-10. AutoMobility LA is where the new auto industry gets business done, unveils groundbreaking new products and makes strategic announcements in front of media and industry professionals from around the globe. LA Auto Show is endorsed by the Greater L.A. New Car Dealer Association and is operated by ANSA Productions. To receive the latest show news and information, follow LA Auto Show on Twitter at twitter.com/LAAutoShow, via Facebook at facebook.com/LAAutoShow or on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/laautoshow/ and sign up for alerts at http://www.laautoshow.com/. For more information about AutoMobility LA, please visit http://www.automobilityla.com/.
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