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A two-day festival of global insights and ideas that explores how new automotive technology will change the way we think, live and drive.

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Date

4 September 01.30 pm - 6.00 pm
5 September 10.00 am - 6.00 pm

Location

IFA Next Grand Theater
Hall 26b

Press releases

July 17, 2018 (PDF) (PDF, 163.4 kB)
March 7, 2018 (PDF) (PDF, 145.8 kB)

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Future
Mobility

DAY 1 - The Mission

Day 1 will focus on the mission, the immediate tasks ahead, sharing insights into the challenges, worries and expectations triggered by the mobility disruption.

Mission Panel Ideas

  • trust me, I’m an autonomous car: how can self-driving cars (re)-gain trust?
  • where’s the tipping point for electric vehicle adoption?
  • integrated mobility: the urban-rural divide
  • hybrid mobility: how can driven and driverless cars co-exist
  • cars and the city: what’s the future of cars in urban environments
  • cars as an iot platform: role of cars in the smart home experience

Agenda: September 4th

Keynote 13.30 – 14.30
John Schoenbeck, BMW
Panel 1 14.35 – 15.15
Trust me, I’m an autonomous car: How can self-driving cars (re)-gain trust?
Panel 2 15.20 – 16.00
Integrated mobility: the urban-rural divide
Impulse 1 16.05 - 16.25
Karima Delli, Chairwoman for EU Transportation Committee
Impulse 2 16.30 - 16.50
Vishal Rai, Accelere
Impulse 3 16.55 - 17.15
Bobbie Seppelt, MIT
Visionary
Concepts

DAY 2 - The Vision

Day 2 provides a vision for the future, where we will explore and celebrate ideas for our automotive future.

Vision Panel Ideas

  • building cars around passengers, not drivers
  • what’s the future for petrol heads
  • pick my ride: how do you test-drive an autonmous car? It wasn’t my fault, honest: Insuring next-generation vehicles.
  • after net neutrality, traffic neutrality? Will we able to ‘buy’ our place in the fast lane?

Agenda: September 5th

Panel 3 11.00 - 11.30
Building cars around passengers, not drivers
Impulse 4 11.35 - 11.55
Daniel Deparis, Smart
Impulse 5 12.00 - 12.20
Neil Ingram, Direct Line
Impulse 6 12.25 - 12.45
Martin Beltrop, Nokia
Panel 4 12.50 - 13.20
It wasn’t my fault, honest: insuring next-generation vehicles
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