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At Reuters Events we are committed to bringing you the most senior collection of automotive and mobility leaders, who are ready to share in-depth exclusive learnings with you. Our content library will deliver business critical discussions to thousands of automotive and mobility executives globally.

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Accelerated ADAS: Hands-free Driver Assist Systems

This webinar will discuss:

  • The natural evolution in driver assistance technologies and the trickle-down effects from AV R&D
  • How regulatory bodies like Euro NCAP have evolved to set standards for emerging tech through collaboration with leading industry suppliers and OEMs
  • The Impact on consumers: How such development efforts reach customers and how the industry promotes awareness for new technologies & builds trust

Learn from:

  • Brian Latouf, Chief Safety Officer, Hyundai Motor North America
  • Richard Schram, Technical Director, European New Car Assessment Programme - For Safer Cars
  • David Zuby, Senior Vice President, Vehicle Research, Institute for Highway Safety
  • Moderator: Jim Henry, Journalist, Forbes
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Reuters Events Automotive Workshop: AI-powered production for manual assembly lines

**Please note this workshop only has 25 seats available (OEM & Tier 1 only), you can sign up to show your interest and those successful will receive a confirmation email

For the first time, OEMs and suppliers will improve quality, productivity and training at scale. In this workshop, you’ll see how AI-powered production works to improve existing lean practices, even on lines you thought were optimized, by tapping the potential of your greatest asset: people.

Join Drishti to understand AI-powered production and, more importantly, its use cases and ROI. These include:

  • Rapidly isolating the root cause of quality issues using video “instant replay”
  • Shortening line associate training times by using video for richer training experiences
  • Increasing throughput and optimizing line processes using Drishti’s continuous time-and-motion data creation
  • Sharing a live video of the line to reduce travel times and costs
  • Identifying the sources of abnormal cycle times
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EVs and the Battery Challenge

With the increased efforts to achieve a low carbon economy and the demand of EVs, the need for high-performance, high-efficiency batteries is greater than ever before. However there are many technological and resource constraints that OEMs are facing to improve battery performance.

Join this live webinar to hear from OEMs and experts’ innovative approaches to solve the battery challenge.

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The Seamless Customer Journey

2021 is the year where OEMs and Dealers prioritize their customer journey, removing friction points and creating a seamless end-to-end experience.

Statically it has been proven that a customer’s experience will impact their loyalty, spend and sentiment towards a brand… so now it is time for auto to take on the ‘Amazon’ effect.

Join this live webinar as OEMs and Dealers share how they are creating a 360-degree view of the customer to deliver the most connected experience both online and offline, from shop and explore to service.

Speakers include:

  • Robert Skinner, Lead Technology Strategist, FordDirect
  • Andrew Pine, Global Director, Excite - CX, Porsche Cars North America
  • David Green, Chief Digital Officer, Lynk & Co
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Innovative, Customer First Marketing

After an unexpected 2020, marketers must rethink the way they engage to deliver consumer-first marketing. Tap into how technology and customer knowledge will be the power to drive marketing engagement that understands your customers ambitions and desires.

In this webinar, we will unite three industry marketers to share how they are developing new models, thinking outside of the box and adjusting to the customer of 2021 and beyond.

Change is happening … and this webinar will kick start the year with how…

Speakers include:

  • Beth Mach, Chief Consumer Officer, TrueCar
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Digitization of the Car Buying Process

Consumers are changing the way they shop and explore for their next vehicle, however some will argue the consumer of today desires both a online and offline approach.

As both dealers and OEMs adapt to consumer needs, there is still a long way to go when it comes to digitising all aspects of the car buying process from finance to paperwork.

This webinar will delve into how OEMs and Dealers are working to remove all friction points and create a fully digital car buying process.

Speakers include:

  • Mike Darrow, CEO, TrueCar
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Reuters Events: Automotive Insights Week

Join us in March as we gather over one dedicated week to share the latest industry insights, best practices and technological developments. Our live discussions will delve into the following business critical themes: 

  • Creating a World Class Customer Experience
  • Overcome the EV hurdles: Infrastructure, Batteries and Consumer Perception
  • How AI is paving the way for autonomous progression - a view on how AI will impact and support your autonomous journey and the best practices of implementation
  • Connectivity’s Role in The Future of Car: Connectivity is the enabler to advance vehicle safety, in this session we will discuss the latest advances in connectivity to deliver safer roads 

Interesting in sponsoring and leading a bespoke workshop during our insights week? Contact Manni @ Manni.Pattar@thomsonreuters.com

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Celebrating the Women of Color Automotive Network (WOCAN)

In our latest celebrating women in automotive series we are proud to partner with Women of Color Automotive Network (WOCAN) which was founded by four successful women in automotive who seek to attract, support, connect and empower women of color in the automotive industry.

Join us on October 29th at 9am PST/12pm EST as we delve into our panelists personal journeys and challenges, whilst also tackling change, empowering leaders of the future and creating an inclusive industry culture.

Learn from:

  • Kerri Wise, Vice President, Communications, TrueCar
  • Patrice Banks, Founder and CEO, Girls Auto Clinic
  • Amanda Gordon, Founder and CEO, GoJo Auto
  • Erikka Wells, Sales and Marketing Manager, Town Center Nissan
  • Host: Scotty Reiss, Founder, A Girls Guide to Cars
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Deliver the Ultimate Customer Experience Driven by Data

Join this webinar to learn how to:

  • Put data in the driver’s seat to steer OEM's in the right direction now and into the future
  • Map out what your digital customer journey looks like through the vehicle buying, driving and service experience to create one, single customer view
  • Deliver a 360-degree view of your customer needs and create customer-centric strategies to deliver the ultimate customer experience

Learn from:

  • Vicki Poponi, Vice President, Digital Customer Journey, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
  • Matt Carpenter, CEO, Silvercar Inc
  • Robert Skinner, Lead Technology Strategist, FordDirect
  • Simon Kuhnimhof, Vice President, Customer Experience, Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
  • Rafael Flores,  Senior Director of Product, Treasure Data
  • Moderator: Michelle Krebs, Executive Analyst, Autotrader
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How women are changing the face of automotive retail

Join Reuters Events Automotive latest ‘Celebrating Women in Automotive’ series featuring CarGurus, Carters Myers Automotive, EVOX Images and A Girls Guide to Cars.

Learn from: 

  • Liza Borches, President / CEO, Carter Myers Automotive
  • Sarah Welch, CMO, CarGurus
  • Gina Callari, COO, EVOX Images
  • Moderator: Scotty Reiss, Founder, A Girls Guide to Cars
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Dealership Disruption

Automotive retail is undergoing a major transformation towards digitization and enabling a new customer experience. With COVID-19 accelerating the need for digital capabilities, this discussion is now more important than ever.

In this webinar we will look at the future of automotive retail and dealership strategy.

  • What does the future dealer relationship look like? Transform and modernize the retail engagement experience
  • Buyer Journey: How do we understand and best serve the needs of today and tomorrow’s consumer in a seamless online and offline experience?
  • How far will digital reach? What is the new role of brick & mortar showrooms

You will learn from:

  • Grant Feek, CEO, Tred
  • Mike Darrow, CEO, TrueCar
  • Jessica Stafford, Senior Vice President Consumer Solutions, Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book
  • Moderator: Kristen Balasia, Vice President and Managing Director, Automotive Advisory, IHS Markit
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V2X - A Roadmap for Saving Lives

Learn how to:

  • Build vehicles that are better equipped to capitalize on the deployment of 5G and in-vehicle ethernet
  • Leverage new and proliferating wireless sources of real-time information to revolutionize the driving experience and build a safer transportation environment
  • Better understand driver needs, develop clearer user interfaces, and improve in driver monitoring systems

Learn from:

  • Mike Potts, Lead Systems Architect, Molex Connected Mobility Solutions
  • Chris Schreiner, Head of In-Vehicle Consumer and UX Research, Strategy Analytics
  • Johannes Springer, Head of Technology - Connected Car, T-Systems International GmbH
  • Chairperson: Roger Lanctot, Research Director, Strategy Analytics
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The Future of Mobility: Seed and Late Stage Investment Strategies

We have seen company valuations shrink alongside some high-profile acquisitions and mergers. Despite this, we see continued investment in mobility.

Join Softbank, Maniv Mobility and Assembly Ventures as we discuss market valuation, consolidation and investment strategies across a new mobility landscape.

Speakers:

  • Jon Hong, Investment Director, Softbank Investment Advisers
  • Nate Jarret, Principal, Maniv Mobility
  • Chris Thomas, Co-Founder & Partner, Assembly Ventures

Moderator:

  • Paul Lienert, Transportation/Technology Correspondent, Thomson Reuters
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Celebrating Women in Automotive Series

We are partnering with Scotty Reiss, Founder, A Girls Guide to Cars to deliver fireside chats with leading women in automotive. As an advocate for uniting women in automotive, I want to ensure we set a stage for some of the world’s most inspirational leaders

  • Live Discussion with Kimberley Gardiner, Vice President and CMO, Mitsubishi Motors North America (May 19th)
  • Live with Angela Zepeda, Chief Marketing Officer, Hyundai Motor America (May 26th)
  • Live with Lisa Materazzo, Vice President, Lexus Marketing, Lexus (June 2nd)
  • Live with Laura Schwab, President, Aston Martin The Americas (June 16th)
  • Live with Melissa Grady, Chief Marketing Officer, Cadillac USA (June 23rd)
  • Live with Allyson Witherspoon, Vice President, Marketing Communications and Media, Nissan North America (June 30th)
  • Live with Joy Falotico, President, The Lincoln Motor Company, and Ford Chief Marketing Officer (July 23rd)
  • Live with Sandra Phillips Rogers, Chief Diversity Officer and Chief Legal Officer, Toyota Motor North America, Inc. (July 30th)
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Webinar 1: The Car of the Future: Electrification and Road to Autonomy

In this webinar we unite automotive industry leaders who are taking technological leaps in both electric vehicles and more-efficient internal combustion engines, whilst advancing autonomous tech to achieve zero road fatalities. Find out more below.

Speakers include:

  • Christian Noske, Head of Alliance Ventures & Open Innovation; Managing Director, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi
  • Roger Lanctot, Director Automotive Connected Mobility, Strategy Analytics
  • Sean Mario Hazaray, Pursuing the Future of Electric Performance Vehicles
  • Wayne Killen, Director of Business Development & Cycle Planning, Electrify America
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Webinar 2: The Future of Automotive Retail- The OEM and Dealership relationship

This webinar will tackle:

  • What does the future relationship look like? Understand what role OEMS and dealerships will play in modernizing the retail experience
  • Shopper Journey: How can we create a seamless online and offline vehicle-buying customer experience
  • How far will digital take over? And what is the new role of the brick & mortar showrooms

Speakers include:

  • Liza Borches, President and CEO, Carter Myers Automotive
  • Dennis Ephlin, Global Leader, Auto CoE: Customer Engagement & Digital Transformation, IBM and Contributor to, Dealer Marketing Magazine
  • Hunter Gorham, CEO, Joydrive
  • Spencer Scott, SVP of Advertising and Digital Marketing, CarGurus
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Webinar 3: The Autonomous Future: Safety, HD Mapping, AI, Mobility for All

This webinar will tackle:

  • The latest HD Mapping strategies: Learn how areas of HD map coverage can be expanded quickly, and how we can bring down the cost and disrupt in order to meet 2030 goals
  • Keep your HD Maps updated: Hear about the latest open software platforms to detect and process changes in lane-level road features based on images and other data collected from vehicle sensors
  • Making Mobility Accessible for All: How social issues can be resolved through technology, a look at beyond L5 and what this could mean for society
  • Creating Safer Roads:The latest best practices on AV policies, role of data to advance safety, and the safety and regulatory hurdles holding us back from scaling AVs on the roads
  • COVID-19: How will the development or AVs be impacted in the medium term?

Speakers include:

  • Christian Noske, Head of Alliance Ventures & Open Innovation; Managing Director, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi
  • Mandali Khalesi, Vice President of Automated Driving, and Head of Automated Driving Strategy and Mapping, Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development (TRI-AD)
  • Tim Dawkins, Lead, Automotive & Autonomous Mobility The World Economic Forum
  • Moderator: Tim Cavanaugh, CEO Cavanaugh Consulting Group, LLC
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Webinar 4: Live with Michelle Avary: The State of the Automotive Industry and the future post COVID-19
  • A reflection on the financial impacts across Asia and what this could mean for the global automotive industry
  • What have we learnt so far from COVID-19 and how could this affect sales, dealerships and volume
  • Supply chain: as many factories close, how should we prepare as an industry and what could a 2nd wave do to supply chain?
  • Post COVID-19: as we takeaway many learnings and a change in public perceptions, how might factories need to evolve ?

Featured Speaker:

Michelle Avary, Head of Automotive and Autonomous Mobility, World Economic Forum

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New year, new outlook – the software-defined car needs new models for success

Join us for this exclusive 45 minute live discussion as we delve into:

  • What’s broken with the current model for deploying IVI software and services
  • How software platforms lead to sustainable and continuous IVI innovation
  • And, how they allow OEMs and tech innovators to come together to deliver delightful UX to customers

Learn from:

  • Sal Dhanani, Co-Founder and CCO, Telenav
  • Prateek Kathpal, CTO, Cerence
  • Roger Lanctot, Director, Automotive Connected Mobility, Global Automotive Practice, Strategy Analytics
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The State of Automotive Whitepaper
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The EV Whitepaper

This whitepaper will deliver into preparing EVs for the mainstream including:

  • Barriers to entry and hesitations
  • EV Infrastructure and range
  • Getting the right price
  • The VW case study
  • Electrifying the pickup truck
  • Implications of COVID-19
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The State of Automotive Whitepaper

This whitepaper will offer an industry overview on the current state of the market, key priorities for leadership and an insight into what the future holds on the below areas:

  • The Car of the Future: Electrification, road to autonomy and future of design
  • The Car in Context: How Automotive fits into the wider mobility movement
  • Connected Customer Experience: Digitalize the driving, engagement and servicing experience
  • Deliver the Future of Automotive Retail: From transactional to an omni-channel customer-centric experience

Register and access our post-conference on-demand recordings here

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