Keynote speakers

Confirmed keynote speakers include: Mehul Bhatt, PhD, School of Science and Technology, Orebro University, Sweden and Centre for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems, Germany. 

  • Mehul Bhatt, PhD, School of Science and Technology, Orebro University, Sweden and Centre for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems, Germany.
  • Larry Burns, PhD, former VP of Research General Motors, previous The Eye, The Brain and The Auto keynoter, now a consultant to the Google AV project
  • David Cole, Chairman Emeritus of the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Chairman of Auto Harvest and Chair of Building America’s Tomorrow (BAT).  Former Director of the Office for the Study of Automotive Transportation (OSAT) at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and an engineering professor at the University of Michigan.
  • Gary Shapiro, President & CEO Consumer Technology Association (CTA), representing 2,200+ consumer tech companies which owns and produces CES (Consumer Electronics Show) – The Global Stage for Innovation 

We are also forming panel discussion groups with representatives from SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers, Automation Alley and CTA (Consumers Technology Association).