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Please see below for the conference agenda. If you have any questions or would like any futher information, please contact Eleanor Chappell at / +44 (0) 2920 783 029.


Tuesday 17 May, 2016


08:30 – 09:00

Welcome Coffee and Registration

09:00 – 10:25

Session 1: Keynote Presentations

09:00 – 09:05

Welcome from the Session Moderator

Moderator: Paul Adamson, Chairman, Forum Europe

09:05 – 09:25

Keynote Presentation: View from the European Commission

Henrik Hololei, Director-General for Transport and Mobility, European Commission

09:25 – 09:45

Keynote Presentation: View from Dutch Presidency of the European Council

André van Lammeren, Director of Mobility and Infrastructure, Rijkswaterstaat/WVL, Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment

09:45 – 10:05

Keynote Presentation: View from Industry

Burkhard Milke, Director GME Electrical Systems & Infotainment, General Motors

10:05 – 10:25

Keynote Presentation: View from Industry

Enrico Salvatori, President, Qualcomm Europe/MEA

10:25 – 10:45

Morning Networking Break and Exhibition

10:45 – 12:15

Session 2: Creating the correct regulatory framework and overcoming the challenges for the Connected Car sector

- How can regulators create the correct regulatory environment so that innovation can flourish?
- How is the proposed regulation in Europe helping to pave the way for more innovative solutions?
- How can Europe position itself alongside the United States as leaders in this industry?
- How can it be ensured that a fair, reasonable and clear framework is in place when attributing liability for accidents involving connected cars?
- What role will a harmonised legal framework at European level play in supporting this?
- How can stakeholders work together to meet the spectrum demands of the
Connected Car industry, and offer consumers a continued connected experience?
- How can the environmental benefits of Connected Cars be maximised, and what impact will vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure technologies have on meeting CO2 emissions targets?

Moderator: Ignasi Guardans, Attorney, Partner, K&L Gates

Claire Depré, Head of Unit, Intelligent Transport Systems, DG MOVE, European Commission
Colette Maloney, Head of Unit, Smart Cities and Sustainability, DG CONNECT, European Commission
Joanna Szychowska, Head of Unit, Automotive and Mobility Industries, DG GROW, European Commission
Maxime Flament, Head of Department for Connectivity & Automation, ERTICO - ITS Europe
Erik Jonnaert, Secretary General, European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA)
Shane Rooney, Executive Director, GSMA


12:15 – 13:30

Networking Lunch

13:30 – 13:55

Afternoon Keynote Presentation

13:30 – 13:35

Welcome back from the Session Moderator

Moderator: Fay Dunkerley, Analyst, RAND Europe

13:35 – 13:55

International Industry Keynote Presentation

Dang Wenshuan, Chief Network Architect, Huawei

13:55 – 15:25

Session 3: Satisfying consumer demands for a continuous connected experience

- What do consumers want most from their ‘connected car experience’?
- What are the data requirements for different services, and are consumers willing to pay for additional contracts for connected car solutions?
- Where does the ownership lie for the different types of data generated by vehicles, and to what extent should data generated by infotainment and telematics system be treated differently?
- To what extent will the issue of data ownership and personal data privacy be a critical factor in ensuring consumer acceptance of the connected car?
- How can stakeholders work together in order to satisfy consumer demand around issues such as improving road safety, privacy and security?
- What programmes are currently in place and are European consumers benefiting from them? What additional work needs to be done?
- How successful is the work being done by governments and private companies to ensure sustainable development of the appropriate infrastructure in Europe?
- What work still needs to be done, and what impact will this have on a continued connected experience?
- How important are open standards for ensuring customer satisfaction of connected cars?

Moderator: Fay Dunkerley, Analyst, RAND Europe

Paul Nemitz, Director, Fundamental Rights and Union Citizenship, DG Justice, European Commission
Asaf Ashkenazi, Senior Director, Product Marketing, IoT and Automotive Security, Rambus, Cryptography Research
Jacob Bangsgaard, Director General, FIA Region I
Matt Key, Commercial Director, Vodafone IoT, Vodafone Group Enterprise

15:25 – 15:45

Afternoon Networking break

15:45 – 17:15

Session 4: How is the connected car ecosystem encouraging collaboration and driving new commercial opportunities?

- What types of wireless connectivity will drive V2X Connected Vehicles, and what new business models may emerge as the technologies start to go mainstream?
- How can car manufacturers, OEMs and mobile operators work together to drive new business?
- How important are open standards and industry co-operation in developing a vibrant development community and helping to develop sustainable business models?
- How can 5G help to enable new revenue streams and value chains, and what needs to be done to maximise the potential of 5G in the automotive sector?
- What new challenges and opportunities will connected cars bring for the insurance industry, and what new business models may emerge as a result of this?
- To what extent can data sharing generate new business, and how can this be managed effectively?
- What are the supply chain challenges for enabling technologies, and how can these be overcome?
- What, if any, are the downsides to the development of new commercial avenues?

Moderator: Nigel Cameron, President and CEO, The Center for Policy and Emerging Technologies

Ella Taylor, Senior Policy Advisor, Connectivity and Infrastructure, Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
Maik Böres, Head of Future Mobility, BMW Group
Andrew Faiola, Global Network & Services Policy, ESOA
Swen Postels, CTO Automotive EMEA, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

17:15 – 17:30

Closing Keynote - View from the European Commission

Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, European Commission



Tuesday 17 May, 2016
08.30 to 18.30




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