LA Convention Center | Los Angeles, CA
The automotive and transportation industries are on the cusp of revolutionary change as “the clockspeed” of innovation is transforming the very nature of how consumers think about mobility. From quantum computing and artificial intelligence to nanotechnology, new propulsion systems, and even to the way we consume entertainment in our vehicles! Join us at our forum where we bring together some of the top minds in academia and industry to debate and discuss the biggest opportunities and challenges impacting the future of our industry.
Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90015
Note: KPMG is unable to validate parking, but there is plenty of parking at the LA Convention Center.
Day 1 - Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Day 2 - Thursday, November 21, 2019
|7:30 am - 8:00 am||Registration|
|8:00 am - 9:00 am||
Women’s Leadership in Automotive Breakfast
Nicole Stevenson, Vice President, Business Strategy & Marketing, Flex
|9:00 am - 9:15 am||Welcome & Opening Remarks|
|9:15 am - 9:45 am||
Session 8: Self-driving trucks
Keynote: Chuck Price, Chief Product Officer, TuSimple
|9:45 am - 10:45 am||
Session 9: The semiconductor revolution in the automotive industry
Moderator: Mike Noonen, CEO, MixComm
Angela Suen, Director of Automotive Product Line Management for 3D Sensing, Lumentum
|10:45 am - 11:00 am||Break|
|11:00 am - 12:00 pm||
Session 10: The future of state tax incentives in the automotive industry
Moderator: Rick Hill, Partner, Tax Industry Leader, Industrial Manufacturing Sector, KPMG U.S.
|12:00 pm - 12:30 pm||
Session 11: An IoT Privacy Conversation
KPMG host: Ron Plesco, Principal, Cyber Security, KPMG LLP
|12:30 pm - 12:40 pm||Closing Remarks|
|12:40 pm - 7:00 pm||Lunch & Visit Auto Show floor|
The Automotive Executive Forum at the Los Angeles Auto Show, a top industry event sponsored by the KPMG U.S. Manufacturing Institute Automotive Center, concluded its 9th annual event. Each year, senior automotive and transportation executives and luminaries gather to share insights and discuss key issues impacting the industry. This year’s event featured keynotes from George Blankenship, Former Executive at Tesla Motors and Apple Computer; Dr. Karl Iagnemma, President at Aptiv Automated Mobility; Lynne Lancaster, Generational Expert and Cofounder at BridgeWorks; Bijit Halder, Chief Executive Officer at Drive.ai; and Dr. John Suh, Vice President and Founding Director at Hyundai CRADLE.
Hear from KPMG’s Brian Heckler on all of the latest trends and themes being discussed at the 2018 LA Auto Show.
Hear KPMG’s Gary Silberg thoughts on how he sees autonomous vehicles evolving in 2019.
George Blankenship, Former Executive at Tesla Motors and Apple Computer
Dr. Karl Iagnemma, President at Aptiv Automated Mobility
Lynne Lancaster, Generational Expert and Cofounder at BridgeWorks
Bijit Halder, Chief Executive Officer at Drive.ai
Dr. John Suh, Vice President and Founding Director at Hyundai CRADLE
Jim Adler, Managing Director, Toyota AI Ventures
Matt Carpenter, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Audi of America
Evangelos Simoudis, Founder & Managing Director, Synapse Partners
Michael Granoff, Founder, Maniv Mobility
Don Burnette, Cofounder, Otto
Chris Ballinger, Former Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Toyota Financial Services