Future Mobility Conference program

Future Mobility Conference program

Future Mobility Conference postponed – date to be announced at a later time

2025 Vision – Next 5 years in the Future of Mobility

Our program this year will continue to focus on the near term expected implementations and challenges for connected, autonomous and shared mobility.   We have a mix of presentations and panel sessions to discuss key topics and will once again hold online polling of the audience on key topics being discussed.  Our program is currently planned as follows:

7:00 – 8:00 am  
Networking Breakfast

8:00 – 8.30am  
Opening Session: 2025 Vision for Future of Mobility
Speaker: Dr. Marc Wiseman, Ricardo Strategic Consulting

8:30 – 10.30 am 
Key Trends in Mobility
Mobility services will be shaped by consumer demands and responses to market offering. The conference will kick-off with a deep dive into our current understanding of consumer interest and expectations for ride hailing and ride sharing, and the intersection of mobility services and public transit. The session will feature presentations, audience polling and an interactive panel session.

Moderator:    Daron Gifford, Plante Moran
Speakers:       Giovanni Circella, UC Davis
                          Mike Britt, Mike Britt Inc

10.30-10:45 am 
Networking Break

10:45 am – 12:45 pm 
Connectivity and Future Consumer experiences
Connectivity enables linking of disparate elements in the transport system from individual cars to city wide traffic management and backend infrastructure, effectively creating an IoT transport system. This creates significant opportunities but also risk. This session will discuss how the IoT explosion will transform transportation by 2025

Moderator:    Mike Bell, Ricardo
Speakers:       Alan Taub, University of Michigan
                         David McShane, Autotech Ventures

12:45 pm  – 1:30 pm 
Lunch Break

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
Key Note - Electrification
Electrification has significant synergies with connectivity and autonomous vehicles.  It offers clean efficient transport as well as  power for  the advanced sensors and processors.  In turn connectivity and autonomous systems can benefit electrification by managing the vehicles operations and recharging schedules.

Speaker: Stephane Fosso, Sysco
2.15 pm – 3.00pm
Key Note – Future Mobility and the Law
Regulations and automotive product liability is based on over a hundred years of human driven vehicles. Many refinements will be required to allow autonomous vehicles to be deployed in public service.  What is the best way forward and how different might approaches by in Europe, US and China

Speaker: Jennifer Dukarski, Butzel Long
3.00 – 3.15 pm
Networking Break

3.15 – 5.15 pm 
First Autonomous Deployments
Which will be the first autonomous vehicle deployments for goods and people movement.  The speakers will discuss their perspectives on the opportunities, barriers to introduction and why and when certain automated vehicles will enter service.

Moderator:  Aneesh Padalkar, Ricardo
Speakers:     Andrew Smart
                        Mo Poorsartep, Lyft

5.15 – 5:30 pm 
Closing Session:
Closing remarks and key findings of the day
Speakers: Marc Wiseman and Aneesh Padalkar

5:30 – 7:30 pm 
Networking Reception