TU-Automotive Detroit agenda, speakers revealed

May 11, 2016  - By

Detroit-logoPenton’s TU-Automotive has unveiled the agenda and speaker line-up for TU-Automotive Detroit 2016, which is being held June 8-9 in Novi, Michigan. The 16th annual conference and exhibition is dedicated to innovation in automotive technology, covering connected cars, autonomy and mobility.

At TU-Automotive Detroit 2016, the city’s automakers — Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles — will join international OEMs to discuss their vision for how the car can become the leading “node” of the Internet of Things (IoT), Penton says in a news release.

The 80-plus session agenda and more than 150 speakers will focus on automotive’s leading role within the rapidly expanding connected world, collaboration of efforts, resources and competencies is needed within companies and across the industry.

“Last year we saw the emergence of three core trends in automotive: connectivity, mobility and autonomy,” Gareth Ragg, managing director of TU-Automotive, says in the news release. “This year, these are coming together to form one pillar in automotive strategy, connecting with the wider connected world.”

3,000 are expected to attend this year’s event, which will cover connectivity, ADAS, mobility models, insurance, data, infotainment and more.

Keynote speakers from Ford, GM, Zipcar, Nissan, NHTSA, Jaguar Land Rover, car2go, FCA, Hyundai, MIT, Audi and Mercedes-Benz will demonstrate how collaboration will make auto the pioneer of the IoT.

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