TU-Automotive: Auto Industry C-Suite Form Panel At Telematics West Coast 2015

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TU-Automotive has announced one of its leading panels has been confirmed for the west coast’s most authoritative connected car event, Telematics West Coast 2015 (October 26-27, Hilton San Diego Spa & Resort). Led by Aupeo the panel will bring together four C-Level and one VP executive from Panasonic, Arynga, IBM and GM for a discussion that will set the tone for where the industry is moving.

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It's a pleasure to be joined by such industry visionaries

Aupeo’s CEO, David Taylor will be joined by Scott Kirchner, CTO, Panasonic Automotive; Walter Buga, CEO, Arynga; Sebastian Wedenewski, Global CTO, IBM and Tim Nixon, former CTO of GM’s OnStar. The discussion will focus on how OEMs and the wider industry are managing the increased level of interaction with the consumer through data subscriptions and OTA updates. The panellists will also debate how or if the industry needs to control the development of OTA updates to ensure they give drivers the best possible experience while balancing the needs of dealers. Find out more here: http://www.tu-auto.com/west-coast/conference-agenda.php

David Taylor, CEO, Aupeo said: “It's a pleasure to be joined by such industry visionaries as we discuss how the automotive industry adapts to one of the largest paradigm shifts in its history”

Other Topics Being Covered at Telematics West Coast 2015:

  •     CYBER SECURITY - CREATING ‘FORTRESS CAR’: With the threat of hacking and remote vehicle access growing by the day, identify and protect the key attack vectors to keep the connected car secure
  •     BIG DATA: BIG PICTURE: From apps and advertising to UBI and diagnostics – break through the siloes to create an all-encompassing analytics platform that fully exploits the power of data
  •     WALK THE DEV. CYCLE TIGHTROPE: Tackle the interplay between standards, OTA updates & modular hardware to deliver cutting edge experiences without compromising safety
  •     COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR CAR: As IVI grows more complex and humans cede further control to ADAS; discover how drivers will interact with these new systems. Is this the end of the traditional cockpit?
  •     DEALING WITH DEALERS: With connected services proliferating and tech. R&D spend skyrocketing; learn to collaborate with dealers to ensure investment in telematics doesn’t get squandered on the forecourt
  •     AUTOMOTIVE - THE NEXT GENERATION: Ground-breaking West Coast start-ups are redefining the automotive industry. Hear directly from the disruptors who are taking the connected car where it has never gone before

Expect to See Top Level Speakers Such as:

  •     Matt Jones, Head of Future Infotainment, Jaguar Land Rover
  •     Cason Grover, Senior Group Manager, Cross Carline Planning, Hyundai
  •     Mark Platshon, Senior Advisor, BMW iVentures
  •     David Taylor, CEO, Aupeo
  •     Scott Kirchner, CTO, Panasonic Automotive
  •     Walter Buga, CEO, Arynga
  •     Toshiro Muramatsu, Director - Vehicle Information Technology Division Silicon Valley, Nissan
  •     Christopher Heiser, CEO, Renovo Motors
  •     Robert Gee, Head of Product Management, Software and Connected Solutions, Continental
  •     Liz Kerton, Executive Director, AutoTech Council of Silicon Valley
  •     Andrew Hart, Director, SBD
  •     Praveen Chandrasekar, Research Manager, Frost & Sullivan
  •     Sebastian Wedeniwski, CTO Global Automotive, IBM
  •     Timothy Nixon, FORMER CTO OnStar, GM
  •     Jason Schulz, Business Development and Partnerships Manager, Toyota

To find out more about Telematics West Coast 2015 speaker line up and agenda, head over to: http://www.tu-auto.com/west-coast/

Reserve your exclusive Telematics West Coast 2015 brochure with the complete programme here: http://www.tu-auto.com/west-coast/conference-event-brochure.php

Or contact the Telematics West Coast 2015 team at westcoast(at)tu-auto.com

Register before Friday, October 2 via the secure link below to take advantage of a $100 saving on all conference passes: http://www.tu-auto.com/west-coast/register.php

About TU-Automotive:
TU-Automotive is the reference point and communications hub for the evolving automotive technology segment as it converges with consumer electronics, mobile and IoT to re-define connectivity, mobility and autonomous use-cases.

Lucas Ainscough
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