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Past event: Autonomous Vehicles Detroit 2019 Conference

AV Detroit 2019 is the leading technical program for autonomous innovators.

Benchmark with Chief Engineers and their teams; Product Owners, Software Engineers, and experts in sensors, simulation, mobility, ADAS, and connected vehicles to discuss progress in deploying autonomous vehicles.

AV Detroit 2019 will welcome 250+ automotive mobility experts; join the discussion on leveling up autonomous technology:
  • Breaking down the components for ISO 21448, building upon ISO 26262 and how will this impact functional safety exercises during the engineering lifecycle?
  • Leveraging AI for simulation and testing of autonomous products
  • The latest in federal safety regulation of AV, how close are we to deploying autonomous tech on our roads nation-wide?
  • What does the future of connected mobility look like, and how will this be impacted by disruptive tech like Blockchain and IoT?
  • Tackling data challenges: labelling, sorting, and annotating data, as well as new revenue streams for collected data
Don't be left out of the discussion, enquire today.

What Makes Our Event Unique?

  • Get the Latest from the Greatest - Join conversations that cover the spectrum of obstacles in the autonomous and mobility spaces from the best and the brightest in the space.
  • No Time Wasted - Tailor your schedule to meet your specific needs. Select from a variety of Master Classes, IDGs, and Tracks being offered for the best path to success.
  • Unfettered Access - Engage in conversations with the most influential people in the industry from OEMs and Tier 1s to Government, Start-Ups, Investors, Insurers and more.
  • Not Your Average Networking - Don't just hand out business cards, build meaningful relationships during our intimate networking breaks

"This is an extremely good networking opportunity. The experience has been very good. One thing that we appreciate is the quality of participants."

"There were interesting concepts discussed, especially V2X concepts and ensuring driver engagement."
Autoliv Electronics

"The event brought knowledge and understanding of the real struggles and how a collaboration can create real solutions."



  • Mark Crawford, Chief Engineer for Autonomous Driving Systems, Great Wall Motor Co.
  • Dr. Florian Baumann, CTO - UDS, Automotive & AI, Dell EMC
  • Tim Woods, General Manager, Autonomous Vehicle Alliance
  • Vivian Sun, Director of Business Development, TuSimple
  • Matt Jones, former Senior Vice President for Software, Virgin Hyperloop One
  • Damon Becker, Director of Business Infrastructure, Mechanical Simulation
  • Joel Hoffmann, CEO, Hoffmann Group Consulting, LLC
  • Mike Nunnery, Marketing Manager, GENIVI Alliance
  • Marie DiTrapani, Divisional Director, AutoIQ
  • Carla Bailo, President & CEO, Center for Automotive Research


  • Dr. -Ing Jacques Kagma-Fopoussi, Test Management Autonomous Driving, Daimler AG
  • Ian Simmons, Vice President Business Development, Corporate Engineering and R&D, Magna International
  • David Stamm, Senior System Safety Engineer, Uber Technologies
  • Henri La France, Senior Program Manager IT, Connected Services, Volkswagen Group of America
  • Eric Reiners, Program Manager, Automation & Autonomy, Caterpillar
  • Ali Houry, Functional Safety Engineering Manager, American Haval Motor Technology
  • Dushyant Wadivkar, Director of Engineering, Bosch in North America
  • Gary Streelman, Director of Advanced Engineering and New Concepts, Magneti Marelli
  • Shyamala Prayaga, Conversational Interaction Designer, Ford Motor Company
  • Partha Goswami, Senior Director, Technology Trends & Insights, General Motors
  • Satish Sharma, System Validation Engineer, ADAS/ Autonomous, Visteon Corporation
  • Tess Stanek, Director of Program Management, Magneti Marelli
  • David 'Nemo' Neal, Senior Transportation Designer, Local Motors
  • Carla Bailo, President & CEO, Center for Automotive Research
  • Tim McGuckin, Founder, MaaS America
  • Amanda Roraff, PlanetM Operations Manager, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
  • Nick Pudar, Board of Director, Mobility Open Blockchain Institute
  • Mark Chaput, Chief Operating Officer, American Center for Mobility
  • Tao Zhang, PhD, Director of Technology and Industry Developments, FutureWei
  • Chris Thomas, Co-Founder and Presenter, Detroit Mobility Lab
  • Jerry Quandt, Executive Director, Illinois Autonomous Vehicles Association
  • Baishakhi Ray, PhD, Assistant Professor, Columbia University
  • Chris Andrews, Director of Mobility Innovation, Pratt Miller
  • Robert McGinnis, Senior Account Manager, Mechanical Simulation
  • Chuck Brokish, Director of Automotive Business Development, Green Hills Software
  • Sanjay Puri, Board Member, Autonebula
  • Stephen Potter, Chief of Staff, Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency
  • Shaun Kildare, Research Director, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
  • Vivian Sun, Head of Business Development and Partnerships, TuSimple
  • David Howarth, Business Development manager, IPG Automotive
Pre-Conference Workshop Day + Site Tour - Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Conference Day One
- Thursday, August 22, 2019

Conference Day Two
- Friday, August 23, 2019

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Suburban Collection Showplace

Suburban Collection Showplace is the largest, privately-owned exposition, conference and banquet center in Michigan. The brand new, state-of-the-art facility sits on 55 acres of land directly off of the i-96 expressway in Novi, Michigan. Since construction was completed on the 320,000 square foot facility in august 2005, suburban collection showplace has been host to a variety of events including: public expositions, trade shows, association and corporate conferences, and social events.

The Hyatt Place Detroit/Novi has 124 guest rooms, 2 suites and is connected to the Suburban Collection Showplace. The stunning two story gallery area enhances the guest experience while enjoying the relaxing music, aromatic scents and pleasing decor. All of their spacious guestrooms feature our plush Hyatt Grand Bed and state-of-the-art media and work centers. You'l love the 42" HDTV, Cozy Corner with sofa or sofa-sleeper, and bathroom vanities with granite countertops and complimentary amenities.

The special room rate of $159 has been established to make your reservation process easy. Click here to book now or call 1-800-233-1234 and give the group name g-iqpc. You must make your reservation no later than July 30th, 2019

Please note: We will never recommend, approve or appoint any third party rooming service to act on our behalf. Please be extremely wary if you are approached by any such companies. We will always endeavour to negotiate the best available rates for you so please use the Hotel's website link provided.
Event details
Organizer : IQUS
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-20420