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KPMG Tech Innovation Summit: the changing landscape of disruptive technologies

Autotech Council members are invited to KPMG’s Annual Technology Innovation Summit

Through a powerful combination of KPMG’s Global Tech innovation survey findings and an impressive panel, we will discuss the disruptive technologies will transform consumer and enterprise markets, as well as the opportunities and barriers in tech innovation adoption.

The panel includes: Larry Drebes, Janrain, CEO, Founder; Wen Hsieh, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Partner; Matt Malden, Docusign, Chief Product Officer, Sameer Patel, SAP, SVP and GM, Enterprise Social and Collaborative Software and Dave Wolf, KPMG LLP, Digital Managing Director.

WHEN:
Sep 10 08:00 AM -
Sep 10 10:00 AM

LOCATION:
Four Seasons Hotel
2050 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303

In-Car Commerce

Where there is connectivity, commerce isn't far behind. From paying tolls, parking, buying movies and music subscriptions, map upgrades, and other "soft" goods, all the way to pre-ordering pizza or oil changes and in-car advertising based on location or context, the car industry is ready to look at the revenue opportunities created by connecting cars to the cloud.

Join 75+ autotech experts who are either looking for opportunities in the segment or offering innovation solutions to discuss the early opportunities in connected car commerce at this half day meeting. Expect plenty of carmakers, Tier 1 vendors, and entrepreneurs, a few presentations from companies leading the way and a bunch of startup pitches on products you haven't seen yet.

The Autotech Council opens its doors to non-members a few times each year to take a deep dive into a segment of the auto industry that is attracting large amounts of innovation and investment. These ½-day, executive-format agendas highlight a few larger vendors who are leading the segment forward and bring dozens of undiscovered companies to the stage as well. These agendas always include plenty of time for networking, business discussions, and an interactive format that promotes relationships between member and non-member companies.

This meeting is free for Autotech Council members, open to non-members for a $200 fee, and Rapid Fire Demo Slots are available during registration to companies who can show off new solutions serving up In-Car Commerce.

WHEN:
Sep 12 08:30 AM

LOCATION:
Nvidia
2800 Scott Blvd.
Santa Clara, California 95050
USA

High-Tech Sector Business Matching in Hiroshima

This September JETRO is holding the High-Tech Sector Business Matching Program in Hiroshima and inviting US companies.

In Hiroshima there are diverse, well-balanced and multi-layered industrial clusters ranging from shipbuilding, iron and steel and automobiles to electrical and electronic-related industries. Within these clusters are many SMEs which generate unique and cutting-edge products and have planted vital seeds in high-tech fields, such as life sciences, ICT and environment and energy, which also hope to collaborate or make alliances with US companies.

Come take advantage of this occasion to visit Japan and explore new business opportunities with Japanese companies!

FOR MORE INFORMATION, EMAIL Yoshihiko_Ito@jetro.go.jp

WHEN:
Sep 23 08:30 AM

LOCATION:
Hiroshima, Japan

October Member Meeting

The Autotech Developer Challenge will give developers the ability to show off their innovative work, and provide our members the opportunity to engage with them and work together as potential partners and customers.

 

This month’s member meeting will be conducted at the Autotech Developer Challenge and will include a discussion exploring app and service possibilities in the automotive space, demos and coding presentations, and networking with the developers and supporting OEMs.  

WHEN:
Oct 10 08:30 AM

LOCATION:
Prospect Silicon Valley
1608 Las Plumas Ave
San Jose, California
USA

Autotech Developer Challenge

The Autotech Developer Challenge is a fun, interactive way to support the development community and find great new apps by leveraging the technical skills and ingenuity of 3rd party developers. The Developer Challenge format creates a competition full of excitement and nail-biting action; and an opportunity to engage with potential partners and customers.

This Developer Challenge will bring in developers on the leading edge of automotive and connected car applications to work with OEM and Tier 1 engineers and demo their expertise. This will be a select group of pre-screened developers working professionally in the field creating high-quality apps and services.

Autotech Council members will kick-off the Developer Challenge with a member meeting about the developer tools that are currently available and the industry's unmet needs; the hack then takes place all day Friday and Saturday (October 10/11) and finishes with judging, awards, and prizes.

We'll start the meeting by getting your input on the type of apps you would like to see developers create in these areas:

  • Apps that utilize Projection (displaying app content and interactivity on in-car screens)
  • Diagnostic apps and services, which can utilize data from the standard OBDii port or another source
  • Enterprise/fleet apps that add value to the B2B market
  • Home-car connectivity apps and services that link electronics in the car with a user’s home, or other outside services (such as personal calendars, email, entertainment, etc.)
  • Internet of Things-based apps and services

While many of the developers have existing apps or services, they will also want to hear directly from you about the most important areas for your company to guide their work.

This meeting is for members only, free to attend, and closed to the public and media. Select media may be invited to the judging segment on Saturday October 11.

WHEN:
Oct 10 08:30 AM

LOCATION:
Prospect Silicon Valley
1608 Las Plumas Ave
San Jose, California
USA

Telematics West Coast 2014

The Telematics West Coast Conference & Exhibition 2014 (Oct 30-31, Hilton, San Diego, USA) will discuss the future of content & services in the connected car. The speaker line-up includes Mercedes-Benz, Ford, Volkswagen, Nissan, Harman, Jaguar Land Rover, and more.

The fifth annual gathering will tackle how to leverage data to personalize the auto customer experience and the opportunities and challenges facing seamlessly embedding the car in the connected lifestyle.

The Autotech Council has secured a $100 discount for its members, enter the code 2616ATC when registering.

WHEN:
Oct 30 09:00 AM

LOCATION:
Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa
1775 East Mission Bay Dr.
San Diego, CA 92109

November Member Meeting

NOVEMBER MEMBER MEETING REGISTRATION IS NOT OPEN YET.

 

Calling all autotech startups who are ready to for prime time. Our member meetings are your chance to pitch many global OEMs and Tier 1 vendors at once. 80% of presenting startups begin BD discussions with member companies. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis all year. 

 

INTERESTED IN SPEAKING AT THIS MEETING? PLEASE APPLY HERE.

WHEN:
Nov 14 08:30 AM

LOCATION:
KPMG
Santa Clara, California
USA

Security

REGISTRATION FOR THE SECURITY MEETING IS NOT OPEN YET.

 

How long will it be until a hacked car causes some damage? This meeting will cover security innovation from all sides - software, hardware, and network security, but we will leave driver safety and ADAS systems for another agenda. We are looking for major vendors and startups alike to propose their software, cloud, and authorization solutions. Simply reply to this email with suggestions.

 

INTERESTED IN SPEAKING AT THIS MEETING? PLEASE APPLY HERE.

WHEN:
Dec 12 08:30 AM

LOCATION:
Airbiquity @ Prospect SV
1608 Las Plumas Ave
San Jose, California
USA

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