OESA/CAR 2020 The Mobility Web: Joining Forces to Build the Future
March 11, 2020 , HPE Campus | 6280 America Center Dr.| San Jose, California
Event Details

The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) have partnered to host the 1Q 2020 Mobility Supplier Forum titled, "The Mobility Web: Joining Forces to Build the Future," on March 11, 2020, at HPE Campus in San Jose, Calif. Auto industry experts, community leaders and start-up company executives will discuss how they are collaborating to build the future of the mobility and automotive industry.
Keynote speakers John Rich, chief operating officer, Ford AV, LLC, and Brett Roubinek, president & CEO, Transportation Research Center, will share their unique perspectives on the evolution of collaboration in the automotive industry.
Alex Thibault, vice president and general manager, North America, Vulog, will share his perspective on how partnership decisions are made and what companies have learned from these partnerships to date.
The Smart City Mobility Initiatives session will cover what technologies smart cities are deploying, the role of multimodal transportation, and outcomes municipalities are experiencing. Speakers include Jordan Davis, director, Smart Columbus, Columbus Partnership, Amanda Graor, chief innovation officer, Mid-America Regional Council, Alex Pazuchanics, mobility services manager, City of Seattle, and Karina Ricks, director of mobility and infrastructure, Greater Pittsburgh Area.
Differing clock speeds between automakers and technology companies make industry startup partnerships difficult, yet essential to move through the massive technology shift underway within the industry. Leading automotive supplier and startup executives will explore how this process has played out for manufacturers and startups alike. Panelists include:

  • Jeff Davis, Senior Director, Connected Transportation, BlackBerry
  • Jim Douglas, President and CEO, Wind River
  • Todd Fletemier, Vice President, Midwest Technology Platform, Faurecia North America  
  • Ashok Sivanand, CEO, Integral
  • Marc Smeyers, Chief Technology Officer, GHSP ​​

Automotive suppliers looking for insight into the latest in automotive technology and tech companies exploring entrance into the automotive industry are encouraged to attend these forums.
OESA members and industry guests may register in the events section of http://www.cargroup.org. For registration assistance, contact CAR at 734.662.1287 or info@cargroup.org.


Registration Fees:

OESA Members, CAR Affiliates and Industry Guests on or before March 2, 2020 $245
OESA Members, CAR Affiliates and Industry Guests After March 2, 2020 $345

Please Note: ​All registrations for this event will be processed through the Center for Automotive Research. 


Note:  Refunds cannot be given after March 4, 2020.  Substitutions are always welcome. 

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