Autonomous Vehicles Silicon Valley Conference

Silicon Valley, CA, United States

Evolving the Self-Driving Journey

It's our 10th successful Autonomous Vehicles conference, and to mark the occasion, AVSV has never been more engaging: 65+ speakers on site, 10+ hours of networking, and over 50 dedicated content sessions.

Partnerships in the mobility space are flourishing, challenging the status-quo in the automotive sector and broadening the ecosystem that AVs operate within. AV Silicon Valley 2020 will gather together 300+ mobility experts; from Chief Product Officers, Chief Engineers, CEOs, and Heads of Safety for Autonomous Platforms, ADAS, and Autonomous Technology.

Join what our delegates call the "most engaging" (Executive Director, GM) autonomous vehicles event on the market as we delve into the different aspects of the systems, vehicle, and customer journey.
  • Systems Journey Continuing AVSV's emphasis on technical content for an engineering audience, sit in on this track to tackle topics around simulation and safety, multi-futures prediction, AI, ML, HMI and more
  • Vehicles Journey Troubleshoot post-production AV challenges in this track, looking at the vehicle ecosystem and building infrastructure to support AVs, connectivity, communication, data, privacy and SOTA updates, among others
  • Customer Journey Post Deployment services and maintenance: What do AV fleets, autonomous shuttles, and autonomous flight look like in practice? This series of sessions will showcase the use cases for AVs and the social impact of MaaS

Self-Drive your experience at AVSV 2020 with:

  • Think Tank Discussions Customize your learning experience and have your voice heard in our interactive round-table discussion groups.
  • Professional Growth Join our tracks of content dedicated to professional growth, development, and training.   
  • #WomeninAV Breakfast and Awards Ceremony Just one of our social-impact initiatives, join AutoIQ in honoring the women who make the automotive industry great at our Networking Breakfast and #WomeninAV Awards Ceremony
  • Social Impact Awards Know of a mobility company with huge social impact? Nominate them for our first annual Social Impact Awards!
  • Start Up Launchpad Our second Start Up Launchpad, sit in while industry experts choose the winner!

Don't miss out on the essential annual gathering for the Autonomous Vehicles community. Register today.

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

The event has been great. It's a learning experience for everyone.

There were interesting concepts discussed, especially V2X concepts and ensuring driver engagement.
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  • Vivian Sun, Head of Business Development and Partnerships, TuSimple
  • Marie DiTrapani, Divisional Director, AutoIQ
  • Mark A. Crawford Jr., Chief Engineer for Autonomous Driving Systems, Great Wall Motor Co., Ltd.
  • Dr. Taylor Lochrane Ph.D., P.E., Technical Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Tim Woods, General Manager, Autonomous Vehicle Alliance
  • Mike Nunnery, Marketing Manager, GENIVI Alliance
  • Hesham Eraqi, Senior Expert AI and Deep Learning, Valeo
  • Damon Becker, Director of Business Infrastructure, Mechanical Simulation
  • Christopher San Giovanni, Head of Operational Safety, Uber ATG


  • Dr. Ryan Chin, CEO and Co-Founder, Optimus Ride
  • James Breyer, President, Co-Founder, Chief Product Officer, Hercules Electric Vehicles
  • Dawen (David) Zhou, Head of Product, Autonomous Driving, Baidu USA
  • Natasha Tan, Head of Design, Uber ATG
  • Sean Duggan, Chief of Police, City of Chandler
  • Kris Bailey, Chief Executive Officer, eeVee Mobility
  • Anil Rachakonda, Vice President, Co-Pace, Continental
  • Dr. Hakan Sivencrona, Director, Functional Safety, Volvo Trucks
  • Shyam Sundar, Global Head of Product, Autonomous Driving & Vehicle Software Platform, Faraday Future
  • Matthew Schwall, Head of Field Safety, Waymo
  • Charlie Jatt, Commercial Trucking Lead, Waymo
  • Dr. Ulrich Quay , Managing Partner, BMW i Ventures
  • Jody Kelman, Director, Self-Driving Platform, Lyft
  • Danny Larsen, Senior Design Manager - North America Interiors and Global Advanced Studios, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
  • Jaewon Jung, Chief Architect, Director of Simulation, Baidu USA
  • Dr. Anita Sengupta, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder, Airspace Experience Technologies (ASX)
  • Gilbert Gagnaire, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, EasyMile
  • Neil Cloughley, Founder & Managing Director, Faradair
  • Henry Greenidge, Regional Public Affairs, East Coast, Cruise Automation
  • Ruijie (RJ) He, Vice President of Engineering, Optimus Ride
  • Mo Poorsartep, Manager AV Integration and Test, Lyft
  • Divya Agarwal, Senior Staff Software Engineer (Localization), NIO, Autonomous Driving Group
  • Edward Straub, Director, Automated Vehicles Safety Consortium
  • Jose Diaz Salazar, Manager - Innovation Lab, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
  • Neil Garbacik, System Safety and Cybersecurity Engineer - Advanced Senior Engineer, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Arnaud Tellinge, Manager - Safety Critical Embedded Systems, EasyMile
  • Pratik Brahma, Project Lead & Senior ML Engineer, Volkswagen AG
  • Dr. Taylor Lochrane Ph.D., P.E., Technical Program Manager, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Daniel Flores-Tapia, Staff RADAR Engineer, Cruise Automation
  • Tom Dwiggins, Fire Chief, City of Chandler
  • William Goodwin, Head of Policy, Regulatory, and Legal, Skyryse
  • Leo Schurhaus, Principal Designer, Yanfeng Automotive Interiors
  • Melissa Froelich, Senior Manager - Government Affairs, Aurora
  • Micah Miranda, Economic Development Director, City of Chandler
  • Cosimo Leipold, Head of Partner Relations, Nuro
  • Maxine Nelson, Senior Engineer, Joby Aviation
  • Sheila Marquises, Senior Transportation Engineer, City of Fremont
  • Robert McGinnis, Senior Account Manager, Mechanical Simulation
  • Pete Noteman, Technical Director - Automotive, Zurich Insurance, North America
  • David Howarth, Business Development manager, IPG Automotive
  • Chuck Price, Chief Product Officer, TuSimple
  • Jeremy Agulnek, Vice President, Connected Car, HAAS Alert
  • David Kidd, Senior Research Scientist, Highway Loss Data Institute
  • Kelly A. Nantel, Vice President of Communications and Advocacy, National Safety Council
  • Mike Harrigan, Senior Program Manager for Advanced Mobility, Prospect Silicon Valley
  • Mark Thomas, VP of Marketing and Alliances, RideCell


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Event details
Organizer : IQPC US
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-21743