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International Future of Mobility
June 22 - 23, 2020

This congress will bring together experts in the field of mobility technology, services, policy and legislation


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500+ conference attendees | 40+ international speakers | 100+ exhibitors | 2000+ 1:1 meetings

International Future of Mobility

This congress will bring together leading experts in the field of mobility technology, services, policy and legislation.


Why attend?

Top Trends
Ensure you're up-to-date on the top trends, including the latest on AV, EV, flying cars, Hyperloop, communication connectivity (5G) and transportation as a service business models and more.

Not only technology
In three tracks you will experience about the latest developments in 1) mobility technology, 2) transport as a service business models, and 3) how policy and legislation can support a great mobility future.

High-tech Connect suisse Research
Hear from High-tech Connect suisse as we supplement the topics covered with exclusive HTCs research. We will e.g explain the business goals and motivations for Internet giants to move into autonomous driving and transport as a service (TaaS).

Impressive Speakers
An astoundingly impressive C-suite and founder-heavy speaker lineup.

Fireside Chat Format
Fireside chat format between speakers and leading industry journalists. No panels or canned presentations.

1:1 Meetings
Unlimited number of 1:1 networking opportunities with senior-level attendees and startup CEOs/founders.

Global Audience
Meet founders and others attending from around the world, including Singapore, US, India, and China.

No Paying Speakers
No pay-to-play speakers aka no 'sales pitches' on stage.

Interactive Workshops
Pick from 5 workshops and learn from world-class experts.


We will discuss with top industry experts

  • Will 2020 be the year when autonomous driving arrives?
  • Are flying cars a reality to come and if so when, where and how?
  • Will autonomous driving bring more or less congestion?
  • How can public policies such as taxation be optimized?
  • What will the impact be on car insurances?
  • What are promising new mobility approaches like Hyperloop and others?

Additional Information

How Close Are We to a Self-Driving World?, Youtube.com (Seeker), 2019
In Two Years, There Could Be 10 Million Self-Driving Cars on the Roads, Medium.com, 2018

Sponsorship & Exhibition

If you are interested in being an active supporter and participant please contact: haller@hightechconnect.ch

Use the opportunity to be present with a booth in the exhibition. Startups enjoy a 75% benefit.



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Program

The program showcases how newest technologies enable new and improved mobility solutions, services, business models and will help to address mega challenges such as that of traffic congestion, pollution, but also fatal accidents (40k in the US alone every year).

In addition international public policies and legislation best practices will be presented and discussed.

08:30

Welcome & Motivational Keynote

Ralf Haller, President, CEO, High-Tech Connect Suisse &
R. Haller IT Marketing

09:00 - 09:20

Electro mobility & autonomous vehicles in China

Wanqiu Hu Frey, VP/European Market Representative, Neolix

Overview of the market, leading companies, trends and outlook.

09:20 - 09:40

eVOTL - flying cars

Dr. Luuk van Dijk, Founder & CEO, Daedalean

When, where and how will see (self-)flying cars?

09:40 - 10:00

How can we reach the climate goals 2035

Prof. Dr. Anthony Patt, Full Professor of Climate Policy, Institute for Environmental Decisions, ETH Zürich

What are the biggest challenges and will we overcome them?

10:00 - 10:20

Transport/mobility as a service with autonomous vehicles

Dr. Andrea Censi, Deputy Director for the Chair of Dynamic Systems and Control, ETH Zürich

What is the current state in development in USA and China and when and where can we expect the first services?

10:20 - 10:40

Panel discussion:
Self driving transport services.

What will be the impact on economy, insurance systems and society?


12:00 - 13:30

Lunch break and Electro, autonomous, flying cars & new transportation exhibition


13:30 - 16:30: Interactive workshops run by leading industry experts

  New Technologies Urban Air Transport EV & AV Future Transport Service Business Models Public Policy & Legislation
Goals, Key Messages

What will technology enable us to do in future of mobility?

What is behind «flying cars»?

State and future of EV & AV.

New transport business models and services

How can public and private work hand in hand?

Moderators

Christian Bach, EMPA, Head of Laboratory - Automotive Powertrain Technologies

Dr. Luuk van Dijk, Founder & CEO, Daedalean

Dr. Andrea Censi, Deputy Director for the Chair of Dynamic Systems and Control, ETH Zürich

Ralf Haller, President, CEO, High-Tech Connect Suisse &
R. Haller IT Marketing

Dr. Armin Eberle, Head of Institute of Sustainable Development, ZHAW School of Engineering

Participants

tbd

Jasmine Kent, Co-founder & CTO, Dufour Aerospace

Wanqiu Hu Frey, VP/European Market Representative, Neolix

tbd

Prof. Dr. Anthony Patt, Full Professor of Climate Policy, Institute for Environmental Decisions, ETH Zürich

Planned main topics
  • Hyperloop
  • Hydrogen
  • Battery Technologies
  • Connected Mobility (5G)
  • Mapping
  • When, how, where?
  • Legislation
  • State of Technology
  • Autonomous Flights
  • State of Electric Vehicles & Autonomous Vehicles
  • When, where and how will AV be implemented?
  • TaaS, MaaS
  • Public and private
  • End-to-end
  • Public-Private
  • Insurances
  • Railway
  • Bus
  • Taxation
  • Transport Policies & Legislation
16:30 - 18:30

Electro, autonomous, flying cars & new transportation exhibition

Moderators

Speakers


More speakers will be announced shortly.

Wanqiu Hu Frey

VP/European Market Representative

Neolix

Neolix is a Chinese startup that use autonomous robots to provide last-mile delivery services. It's the world's first mass-produced level 4 Self-driving vehicle.

Since the landing of the first project in July 2018, Neolix has delivered over 150 L4 autonomous driving vehicles. Currently, Neolix has 4 types of products: Retail, Express, Freight, and Patrol.

Dr. Luuk van Dijk

Founder & CEO

Daedalean

Luuk is the founder of Daedalean, where he leads a team in the development of autonomous flight software for the electric personal VTOL aircraft of the near future.

He advised a number of international tech start-ups and previously held Senior Software Engineering positions at Google Zürich and SpaceX, where he worked on infrastructure, flight software, and machine learning projects, among others. He holds a PhD in theoretical Physics and has had no formal training in the use or programming of computers.

Christian Bach

EMPA

Head of Laboratory - Automotive Powertrain Technologies

Niall Olver

CEO

EJ Capital

Niall heads EJ Capital AG. Having led operational businesses as CEO, and grown teams internationally for over 20 years, he believes in the value of empowering teams through business evolution and market cycles.

Niall holds a Bachelor of Commerce obtained from the University of South Africa, and also holds a professional pilots license.

Dr. Armin Eberle

Head of Institute of Sustainable Development

ZHAW School of Engineering

Prof. Dr. Anthony Patt

Full Professor of Climate Policy

Institute for Environmental Decisions, ETH Zürich

Anthony Patt has been Full Professor of Climate Policy at the Institute for Environmental Decisions since August 2013. 

He earned a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Landscape Design at Yale University, followed by a Juris Doctor from Duke University. After several years practicing as a lawyer and environmental planning consultant, he returned to academia to pursue a Master of Public Policy and then PhD in Public Policy at Harvard University. From 2000 to 2006 he worked as Assistant Professor at Boston University, with stays as visiting fellow at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and the Hanse Institute for Advanced Studies in Delmenhorst, Germany. From 2006 until 2013 he headed the Decisions and Governance research group at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Laxenburg, Austria.

Anthony Patt served as a Lead Author of the chapter on Risk and Uncertainty for the Working Group III contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report (2014) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He currently serves as Coordinating Lead Author of the chapter on International Cooperation for the WGIII Sixth Assessment Report.

Jasmine Kent

Co-founder & CTO

Dufour Aerospace

After 8 years at Google and co-founding Daedalean, Jasmine brings her broad software engineering expertise and training in DO-178C and safety critical software development to Dufour.

She is responsible for design evaluations, simulation, control systems, software and automation.

Ralf Haller

President, CEO

High-Tech Connect Suisse &
R. Haller IT Marketing

I have been bringing ideas to life for more than 25 years in varying roles such as marketing, project management, and business development. With a focus on I.T., I specialize in helping companies develop products and bring them to market using proven marketing and business development strategies.

I have local and global business development experience, and bring depth to any project that I work on.

I am passionate about bringing together new ideas, high tech, and entrepreneurship. This has led me to teach "Global Innovation Ecosystems" at universities, where we explore how high-tech can breed new ideas in today's world and how it can be marketed globally. It has also led to me create, and head as President, the non-profit "High-Tech Connect Suisse" association, which encourages high-tech business development. I have organized 150+ high-tech business events in Switzerland and organized 15+ trips to Silicon Valley.

If you are interested in what I do and wish to connect with me for business or other opportunities, let's connect.

Dr. Andrea Censi

Deputy Director for the Chair of Dynamic Systems and Control

ETH Zürich

I work in the areas of systems and robotics (embodied artificial intelligence).

These days you can find me most often in Zürich.

This is what I do:

I am Deputy Director for the Chair of Dynamic Systems and Control (Emilio Frazzoli being the chair) at the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control in the Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering at ETH Zürich.

I am president of the Duckietown Foundation, a robotics education and outreach effort.

I am founder of ZüperMind, a start-up about computational design. (Currently in stealth mode.)

I obtained a Ph.D. in Control & Dynamical Systems from Caltech in 2012 in Richard Murray's group.

I grew up in Italy and obtained an M.Eng. degree in control & robotics from Sapienza University.

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