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Day 1: 2025 Vision – Urban Mobility

 

7:30 – 8:30 am  
Networking Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 am  
Opening Session: 2025 Vision for Urban Mobility
Speaker: Dr. Marc Wiseman, Ricardo Strategic Consulting

9:00 – 11:00 am 
Consumer Behaviors and Mobility Needs
Mobility services will be shaped by consumer demands and responses to market offering. The conference will kick-off with a deep dive into our current understanding of consumer interest and expectations for ride hailing and ride sharing, and the intersection of mobility services and public transit. With the focus on 2025, the panel will also touch on short term implications for congestion, fuel efficiency and city developments.

Moderator: Giovanni Circella, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Davis
Speakers: Austin Lannes Brown, Policy Institute, UC Davis
                   Mark Platshon, Icebreaker Ventures
                   Therese Langer, ACEEE

11:00-11:15 am 
Networking Break

11:15 am – 12:15 pm 
Connectivity and Cyber Security
Connectivity enables linking of disparate elements in the transport system from individual cars to city wide traffic management and backend infrastructure, effectively creating an IoT transport system. This creates significant opportunities but also risk. This session will discuss how the IoT explosion will transform transportation by 2025 and what is required to achieve digital resilience and safeguard against cybersecurity risk.

Speakers: Peter Lockhart, Roke
                    Mo Poorsartep, Valeo
                    Stephane Fosso, Ricardo Strategic Consulting

12:15 pm  – 1:30 pm 
Lunch Break

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Connectivity and Cyber Security – Outlook for technology deployment
Technology session continues with view on outlook for Level 4 autonomy and a panel discussion

Moderator: Peter Lockhart, Roke
Panelists: Mo Poorsartep, Valeo
                   Stephane Fosso, Ricardo Strategic Consulting

2:30 – 2:45 pm
Networking Break

2:45 – 4:45 pm 
Investment, Innovation and Policy
Advances in mobility will need innovation, investment, and legislative and policy support.  These aspects are not typically aligned as product developments need to be successful in the shorter term while policy and legislation are typically required to support longer term societal needs.   This panel will present and discuss what will be needed and whether these will enable or hinder the 2025 mobility vision developed earlier in the day

Moderator: Alan Taub, University of Michigan
Panelists: Alexei Andreev, AutoTech Ventures
                   Jennifer Dukarksi, Butzel Long

4:45 – 5:15 pm 
Closing Session: Reality of 2025 Vision
Closing remarks and key findings of the day

5:15 – 7:00 pm 
Reception

 

Day 2: 2025 Vision – Goods Movement

 7:30 – 8:30 am
Networking Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 am
Opening Session: 2025 Vision for Goods Movement
Speaker: Aneesh Padalkar, Ricardo Strategic Consulting

9:00 – 11:00 am
Trucking Industry Challenges and Needs
Trucking industry is faced with several challenges such as costs, driver shortage and retention, hours of service, etc. that can potentially be mitigated by connectivity and autonomy. Join us and hear directly from industry stakeholders on the needs of the industry and how connected autonomous technology can enable improvement in truck operations.
 
Moderator: Mike Britt, MG Britt Consulting Inc.
Panelists:  Aravind Kailas, Ph.D., Volvo Group North America
                    Dave Schaller, NACFE

11:00 - 11:15 am
Networking Break

11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Connectivity, IoT and Cybersecurity Opportunities and Challenges
Connectivity is bringing significant opportunities in transportation to improve economics, operational efficiency, safety and convenience but also presents challenges with cybersecurity that the industry needs to be prepared with. This session will be dedicated to discussion on vision into the connected truck of 2025, related infrastructure needs and pertaining cost-benefit and risk scenarios.
 
Speakers:  Ali Maleki, Traxen
                     Aniket Didolkar, Intangles
                     Aravind Kailas, Ph.D., Volvo Group North America

12:15 – 1:30 pm
Lunch Break

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Connectivity, IoT and Cybersecurity (continued)

Moderator: Ali Maleki, Traxen
Panelists: Gloria D'anna, Author “SAE CyberSecurity for Commercial Vehicles”
                   Aniket Didolkar, Intangles
                   Aravind Kailas, Ph.D., Volvo Group North America

2:30 - 2:45 pm
Networking Break

2:45 – 4:45 pm 
Platooning and Autonomous Technology
Deployment of ADAS and autonomous systems is gaining momentum in the goods movement industry. While fully autonomous commercial vehicles are anticipated in future, this session is aimed at understanding the expected reality by 2025. The session will provide insights on adoption of ADAS and autonomous features in the near-term, cost of ADAS features relative to benefit and infrastructure and investment needs for platooning and autonomous technology deployment.
 
Moderator: Richard Saady, Ricardo
Panelists: Mathew Hall, Peloton Technology
                   Shadi Mere, Bedestrian

4:45 – 5:15 pm
Closing Session: Reality of 2025 Vision - Opportunities and Challenges
Closing remarks and key findings of the day