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The Information’s 2019 Autonomous Vehicles Summit

Thursday, June 13, 2019 • 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

We are thrilled to announce our 3rd annual Autonomous Vehicle Summit on June 13, 2019. This event is a one-of-a-kind gathering of autonomous vehicle industry leaders, which has drawn participants from top companies including Google, Amazon, Uber, GM, Volkswagen, BMW and many more influential companies.

Speakers to include:

  • Aurora Innovation’s Chris Urmson, Co-founder & CEO
  • Zoox’s Aicha Evans, CEO
  • Pronto AI’s Anthony Levandowski, Co-founder & CEO
  • Softbank Vision Fund's Michael Ronen, Managing Partner (major shareholder in GM's Cruise & Nuro)


View full current speaker list below. RSVP for this event while seats are available. 

Breakout discussions to cover:

  • Latest machine learning research applicable of self-driving vehicles
  • Approaches to validating autonomous vehicle software performance and "readiness" for the roads
  • Hardware choices, from microchips to lidars to radars
  • Technical debates on which parts of the software stack to outsource rather than to build in-house; where and how to use neural networks; and how to employ a "systems engineering" approach
  • Semi-automated driving software like Tesla Autopilot and GM's Supercruise
  • Automated truck prototype development and challenges
  • Policy issues for municipalities and federal agencies
  • Automating smaller vehicles such as electric scooters, farming equipment, and delivery robots
  • What kind of autonomous vehicle-related startups do investors at firms including Sequoia Capital and SoftBank think will be worth building, or investing in, going forward?
  • What kinds of business models incorporating autonomous vehicles will succeed before others?

We look forward to seeing you in San Francisco on June 13th.

For more information about sponsoring this event, contact events@theinformation.com.

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When
Thursday, June 13, 2019
8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Where
Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center
2 Marina Blvd., San Francisco, CA , San Francisco, CA
Who Can Attend

This event is for The Information Subscribers only.

Speakers


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Co-founder & CEO, Aurora Innovation

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CEO, Zoox

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Michael Ronen

Managing Partner, SoftBank Vision Fund  (GM's Cruise & Nuro)




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Anthony Levandowski

Co-founder & CEO, Pronto AI


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Don Burnette

Co-founder & CEO, Kodiak Robotics


Image titleOliver Cameron

Co-founder & CEO, Voyage


Image titlePaul Newman

Co-founder & CEO, Oxbotica


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Seleta Reynolds

General Manager, Los Angeles DOT


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Michael Fleming

Co-founder & CEO, Torc Robotics

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Jesse Levinson

Co-founder & CTO, Zoox


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Annie Lien

Automated Driving Product Manager, Toyota


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Ersin Yumer

Staff Research Scientist, Uber

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Tim Papandreou

Former SF & LA transportation official, Ex-Waymo

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Anand Gopalan

CTO, Velodyne LiDAR

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Luc Vincent

EVP of Autonomous Technology, Lyft

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Aubrey Donnellan

Co-founder and COO, Bear Flag Robotics

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David Graham

Co-Founder & CEO, Tortoise

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Sarah Tariq

Director of Computer Vision, Zoox


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Cameron Gieda

Sales and Business Development Manager, AutonomouStuff

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Annie Kadavy

General Partner, Redpoint


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Reilly Brennan

General Partner, Trucks Venture Capital

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Amy Sun

Partner, Sequoia Capital

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Nancy Sun

Chief Engineer, Ike Robotics

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Ian Sweeney

General Manager, Trov Mobility


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Scott Burroughs

CEO, Sense Photonics

Agenda
8:30 AMRegistration and light breakfast
9:00 AMMain stage sessions begin in Cowell Theatre
Aicha Evans, Zoox
Jesse Levinson, Zoox
Chris Urmson, Aurora
Michael Ronen, Softbank
10:00 AMNetworking break
10:30 AMBreakout session start [First set]
11:25 AMBreakout session start [Second set]
12:20 PMBreakout session start [Third set]
1:00 PMAttendee networking lunch starts
(Speaker & VIP Lunch by invitation only)
2:30 PMEvent Concludes


Corporate Co-Hosts

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VIPs
Keval Desai, General Partner, InterWest PartnersKaitlyn Murphy, Investment Analyst, Capital Research Global Investors
Kevin Talbot, Managing Partner, Relay VenturesGretchen Effgen, VP of Global Partnerships, Aptiv
Aditya Srinivasan, General Manager - North America, Innoviz TechnologiesBrian Choi, Partner, SRS Investment Management
Ashok Sivanand, CEO, Integral

Danny Kim, CEO, Lit Motors

Mario Torres, Co-Founder & CEO, IVEX