LogoAutomotive Agile PEP Europe|November 15 – 17, 2021, Detroit, Detroit

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GET READY FOR TECH.AD USA 2020!

L4+ Automated Driving & Autonomous Vehicle Technologies
Enable – Accelerate - Deploy

Tech.AD USA fuels you with new ideas, connections and new inspiration

Directed at advanced engineers and automotive experts from OEMS, Tier Ones, Automotive Suppliers, Solution Providers & leading research institutes focusing on AI + Machine Learning, Sensor + Perception Technologies, Software Architectures + AV Platforms, Testing + Validation, Commercial Vehicles + Early Deployment, Connectivity + 5G, Infrastructures + Smart Cities, Safety + Security and more – whatever hat you wear or wherever you stand on the spectrum of autonomous driving the conference has something of interest for you.

Join over 200 of the most influential technical autonomous vehicle experts and executives in Detroit!

What can you
expect as an Attendee
at Tech.AD USA

Community

Tech.AD USA is the leading international business event directed at engineers and automotive experts focusing on the short-, mid- and long-term technical challenges facing the automotive industry in developing level 4+ autonomous vehicles.

Attendees

200+ senior-level executives and leading professionals discuss the most pressing challenges and solutions, technologies, trends and best practice innovations in the field of autonomous driving.

Speakers & Moderators

50+ pioneering experts and industry leaders share experiences, forecast trends in the autonomous driving revolution, present their best practices, evaluate best-in-class projects and explain development in recent projects.

Networking- Multi-Touchpoint

40+ hours of networking with top level executives from all important automotive sectors from across the globe. You are invited to meet and greet with those hard-to-meet executives in a relaxed and social setting. Join our unique networking approach.

Sessions

40+ innovative and interactive sessions ensure that all key topics are covered.

Format

Icebreaker round tables, 8 World Café sessions, more than 20 case studies, inspiring Startups, and Keynotes fill 2,5 days of the latest innovations, technologies, and research in this field.

Join over 200 of the most influential experts – The entire ecosystem one platform, here is a snapshot of our already joined attendees:

GM
Bosch
Vijay Nadkarni

What can you
expect as a
Solution Provider?

Commercial focus

With over 60% of the attendees coming from OEMs & Tier 1, this is the most important and commercially focused safety, testing & validation event for the ADAS & autonomous vehicle development scene.

Comprehensive Program

Tech.AD USA agenda covers all technical aspects & challenges regarding the development of autonomous vehicles L4+!

Partnering

Partnerships for suppliers, OEMs, Tier 1s and Start-ups through our unique Multi-Touchpoint Concept, the Tech.AD USA provides the platform for the entire vehicle automation scene looking for business, deals, and partnerships to stay abreast of innovation, latest research & technologies.

Scale

– with over 200 attendees, 50+ speakers, Tech.AD USA is the most interactive and in-depth autonomous vehicle business event in the USA.

Leading solution providers

– being an industry-driven conference, Tech.AD USA focuses on bringing only solution providers with a very innovative or relevant approach to autonomous vehicle tools, solutions, and technical development strategies.

Our Multi-Touchpoint Networking Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!

KEYNOTE

Top spakers, trendsetters, evangelists and experts in the field share their personal experience.

WORLD CAFÉ

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

CHALLENGE YOUR PEERS

Parallel round table discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges

CASE STUDY

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning and operative realization. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.

ICEBREAKER

Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.

EVENT APP

Our event app hubs help’s you to arrange meetings with people that matches your criteria. Have the agenda always at your fingertips and create your personal schedule. This and much more…

POLAROID WALL

Discover who else is participating in the Tech.AD USA. Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference.

SAY HELLO!

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.

NETWORKING DINNER

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

BREAKFAST CLUB

Start the conference with coffee and… NETWORKING! Join the we.CONECT Breakfast Club – an exclusive area in your hotel – and get into a conversation with other delegates already while having your first coffee.

TRAINING SESSION

An environment that allows participants to be guided through specific topics from experts in small groups.

LIVE TECH TAKE

Delegates and solution providers have the chance to actively participate in product and service demos on the expo floor.

100 MINUTES

Pre-qualified One2One Meetings with matched partners and from delegate to delegate. Use the Business Maatchmaking function in your Event App “hubs101” in advance to arrange your meetings.

AWARD

With the Tech.AD Award, distinguished expertise and exceptional projects from within companies and organisations are exclusively recognised, celebrated and honoured by we.CONECT Business Leaders.

DRIVING DAY – DEEP DRIVE

Our advanced educational workshops, delivered by industry professionals, will cover the advanced principles of developing autonomous vehicles and showcase the latest technologies in the fields of: functional and operational safety, embedded systems and architectures, validation techniques and sensor / perception technologies.

AUTO SCALE STARTUP LOUNGE

we.CONECT gives you the opportunity to showcase your work and ideas and provides an excellent opportunity for start-up level companies to showcase their best in car technologies, software and smart mobility concepts for autonomous and connected vehicles.

What are the
10 reasons
to attend
Tech.AD USA

Gain

insights into the latest testing, verification & validation methods and tools for autonomous vehicle

Better understand

functional safety, the role of ISO 26262, Operational Safety & Safety-critical systems & security aspects for ADAS and automated driving, and the implications of machine learning for functional safety

Debate

the extent that edge cases define the development of autonomous vehicles and which test cases can we cover with simulation and which not. Explore the challenges of virtual kilometers (simulations, HIL/SIL) as a potential industry validation method

All you need to know

about the impact as well as application of AI, machine learning, deep learning, in the development of self-driving cars level 4+

Understand

the state of the art algorithms for computer vision and machine learning including those most important for the automotive industry

Discuss

latest trends in sensor & perception technology and insights into environmental models and sensor fusion concepts

Explore

how the trucking industry paving the way in autonomy, platooning concepts and see the latest results & challenges from early deployments of autonomous shuttles

Gain

insights about real-time precision vehicle localization & mapping, opportunities for autonomous vehicles with 5G & V2x

Discuss

the advantages of reliability testing of software and hardware systems

Explore

Fail Operational E/E System concepts for future application in ADAS and autonomous driving

Audience Profile

Geographic Split

USA
68%
USA: 68%
Europe
17%
Europe: 17%
Asia / Pacific
10%
Asia / Pacific: 10%

Tech.AD Ecosystem

OEMs
41%
OEMs: 41%
TIER 1&2s
34%
TIER 1&2s: 34%
Vendors & Solution Providers
11%
Vendors & Solution Providers: 11%
Research & Academia
9%
Research & Academia: 9%
Other
5%
Other: 5%

Job Functions

Senior Director Automotive
23%
Senior Director Automotive: 23%
Global Product Manager
21%
Global Product Manager: 21%
Head of ADAS Development
18%
Head of ADAS Development: 18%
Leader Autonomous Systems
16%
Leader Autonomous Systems: 16%
Senior Product Engineer
8%
Senior Product Engineer: 8%
Head of System Safety
8%
Head of System Safety: 8%
Other
7%
Other: 7%

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