Autonomous & Connected Vehicle Technologies & Smart Mobility Services

September 28-29, 2017, NHOW Berlin, Germany

act! - The Future of Connected Driving Technologies
The event is a knowledge exchange platform bringing together all stakeholders playing an active role in the innovation, technology, connected car & autonomous driving business development scene.
Europe’s leading event in this field is a combination of inspirational expert keynotes and well-moderated, interactive World Café sessions, private discussion rounds and networking sessions. Join the conversations of over 2 days of knowledge exchange to gain a deeper understanding of the latest trends, disruptors in the future of connected car and autonomous vehicle ecosystem & impact on automotive smart mobility business strategies.

Until the most interactive connected driving technologies event in Europe starts!

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Not sponsors. The act! is a unique event in the business & technology world because of our relationship with our partners. Our aim is to support them to reach their targets and inspire innovation. Position your business as a thought leader at the act! 2017 and join us today!

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Key Topics 2017

  • What you need to know about the impact of new technologies, disruption and emerging markets in the complex and fast changing connected car and autonomous vehicle ecosystem
  • Discover how connectivity and automation drives new business models
  • Learn how to generate economic value, investment and business strategies in the shift from hardware to software, and from products to services in automated cars
  • Expand you knowledge of use cases and business models for intelligent vehicle technologies in connected and autonomous vehicles
  • Team up with industry leaders and analyze emerging mobility models & the changing car-service landscape
  • Gain insights into monetizing and leveraging in car data & information with big data analytics in fully connected automated cars
  • Explore cyber security strategies, how to manage automotive cybersecurity & secure connectivity as well as best practices
  • Discuss challenges in the design of automotive software and holistic and standardized software architecture approaches and platforms to develop time to market automated & connected cars & services
  • Gauge the impact of V2V, V2I and V2X communications standards and networking protocols, and automotive collaboration projects in standardization and best practice development
  • Prepare for trends in blockchain, AI, deep driving, machine learning, open source and the impact this will have on your business


What our attendees say and why they love attending our conferences…

Movers & Shakers in 2016

  • "The networking was better than on any other event!"
    Lena Hoffmann, Zühlke Engineering

  • "
    Engaging key stakeholders in open discussions."
    Hendrik Frank, VW AG

  • "Just a great event!"
    Milos Purkert, ŠKODA AUTO a.s

  • "
    Perfect mixture of companies, people and responsibilities. The voting system was very valuable"
    Thorsten Köhler, Continental

  • "
    Great conference with interesting presentations and great community."
    Luis Barbarro Gil, PSA

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act! fuels you with new ideas, new connections and new inspirations.

From apps specialists to connected car strategists, from mobility experts to automotive software, data and electronics genius; whatever hat you wear or wherever you stand on the spectrum of connected driving technologies and business model innovation, the conference has something of interest to you.

Last year we were joined by over 150 delegates, so you can be sure to be in good company.

Here is just a sample of who attended:

150+ decision makers at one place on 2 days! Don't miss out!

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The act! 2017 Sessions

Icebreaker Sessions

Up to 6 parallel round tables that take place on the evening before the official conference kick off. The aim is to create a relaxed atmosphere for people to warm up, start networking and exchanging ideas to ease into the next 2 days of intense learning.

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.

Auto Scale Start Up

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

World Café

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


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

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.

Networking Dinner

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

Morning Session

The earliest opportunity of the day to delve into the substance of a specific topic and under the guidance of distinguished experts.

Breakfast Club

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

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.

Tweetback Cards

The unique interactive live feedback system! Note down your thoughts on comment cards which will be pinned on walls in the networking area for further discussion.

Challenge your Peers

Challenge Your Peers is an innovative workshop concept which enables participants to engage in a direct exchange with experts from a certain industry. The aim is to discuss and to identify challenges within the sector as well as problems, needs and solutions.

Pre Conference Design Thinking Workshop

Use Design Thinking to innovation on your productions facilities. In small groups we will help each other to see unmet needs and hidden possibilities for innovation. We will work with early prototyping, and by the end of this session have lots of ideas on how to improve your communication tools.

Expectations Wallpaper

What do you expect at the event? What do others expect? Write down your reasons to attend and use our expectation wallpaper to share your needs with other participants and evaluate in which way the program came up to your expectations.

More than 30+ hours of networking and exchange - projects, concepts and solutions - 360°

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