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Tuesday, March 7 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Panel: Smart Cars and Smart Cities

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This panel will explore a range of topics combining self-driving AI, smart cities, urban development, and legal and policy implications.

Moderators
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Mark Harris

Reporter, Backchannel
Mark Harris is an investigative technology reporter based in Seattle, writing regularly for The Guardian, Backchannel, Recode, MIT Technology Review and IEEE Spectrum. He has broken many stories about self-driving vehicles, including exclusives about Google, Apple, Uber, Otto, Tesla, Zoox, Atieva, Faraday Future, Sidewalk Labs, and Optimus Ride. Most recently, one of his public records requests for Backchannel triggered Waymo’s lawsuit against... Read More →

Speakers
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William Baumgardner

Director, Americas Transport and Mobility Business, Arup
Will directs the Arup Americas Transport and Mobility Business out of San Francisco where he also leads the local Planning Practice. An engineer by training, he applies his technical background to site, campus, corridor, and regional planning efforts. He is at the forefront of rapidly emerging urban mobility trends and technologies, advising public and private sector clients on the implications of autonomous vehicles, smart mobility, shared-use... Read More →
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Doug Davenport

Prospect Silicon Valley (Jan 2017), Founder and former CEO
Doug Davenport founded Prospect Silicon Valley, a nonprofit urbantech innovation hub bringing startups and product teams with government agencies to accelerate innovation in transportation, energy and environment. As the founding CEO, he advised numerous clients and partners from product use case to commercialization, and built a program that has produced over $140M in investment and $50M in public financing for emerging technology field trials... Read More →
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Ted Graham

Head of Open Innovation, General Motors
Ted Graham was recently appointed he Head of Open Innovation at General Motors where he works with outside partners to solve important problems that will shape the future of transportation (including AI more generally, and specifically autonomous, shared and connected vehicles). Previous to GM, Ted was PwC's Innovation leader and completed 99 rides as an UberX driver to see what he could learn about disruptive innovation in transportation... Read More →
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Elliot Katz

Global Co-Chair of Connected and Self-Driving Car Practice, DLA Piper
Elliot is Global Co-Chair of DLA Piper's Connected and Self-Driving Car Practice. In that role he advises automakers, tech companies, and municipalities on regulatory, policy, and privacy issues pertaining to these types of vehicles. Elliot regularly speaks and writes on self-driving car issues and has recently been quoted in articles on this topic in The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Miami Herald, Bloomberg, Yahoo Finance... Read More →
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Aleksandar Kojic

Engineering Director and Site Leader, Advanced Automotive Systems, Delphi Labs Silicon Valley
Automated Driving, R&D leadership Energy storage (for automotive and stationary applications), control systems, combustion, CFD simulation, ab-initio simulation, MEMS. Passion for autonomous vehicles, machine learning, renewable energy, electric vehicles, high-performance computing, aerospace.
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Karen Tay

Director, Smart Nation (North America)
Karen Tay is Singapore’s Smart Nation Director covering North America. She is experienced in policy, strategy, engagement and regulation across a variety of public sector domains. Prior to her current job, she worked in the Finance and Education Ministries and the Prime Minister’s Office, and has been a speechwriter and adviser to Singapore’s Ministers. She is passionate about... Read More →


Tuesday March 7, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Pearl

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