Highlights in 2017

Mobility Revolutions and New Business Models in the Automotive Industry: Connected & Autonomous Vehicles

Prof. Dr. Stefan Bratzel is the director and founder of the independent Center of Automotive Management (CAM) at the University of Applied Sciences in Bergisch Gladbach. His main research topics are innovation trends and performance dynamics of the automotive industry. After completing his studies in political science and later earning his doctorate, Bratzel worked in and around the auto industry. Among other positions, he has held posts as a project manager at the Daimler subsidiary smart, as program manager, Project Line Automotive at the Telefonica/Sonera subsidiary Group3G, and as the head of Business Development Automotive at PTV. Since April 2004, he has worked as a senior lecturer and course program director for automotive management at the University of Applied Sciences in Bergisch Gladbach (Cologne area).

In his presentation, Prof. Dr. Stefan Bratzel will show us how mobility revolutions can enable new business models and will give us three examples of such revolutions. He will also explore how future smart mobility services can be monetized as well the current status of the smart mobility ecosystem, from leaders, fast followers and the latecomers too. Moreover, he will look at the main data players and the battle in this market among the OEMS.

V2X in Autonomous Vehicles, L4+

Research Engineer
BMW Group Research and Technology
2007 – Present

Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics
Recommender Systems
Intelligent Transport Systems and Future Mobility Services

Mobile Social Interaction
User Experience Engineering

Will Robotaxis turn our mobility system upside down? – Estimating the usage potential of autonomous car sharing and pooling systems in Germany and the U.S.

Dr. Peter Phleps is a senior researcher and futurist at the Institute for Mobility Research (ifmo), a research facility of the BMW Group. He has a doctoral degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Technische Universität München (TUM). Before joining ifmo he worked as a Research Associate at the TUM Institute of Aircraft Design, where he focused on the combination of scenario analysis and technology evaluation, applied for different aspects of the air transport system.

At ifmo he deals with future developments and challenges relating to mobility across all modes of transport, with automobility being only one aspect among many. Taking on an international perspective, ifmo's activities focus on social science and sociopolitical, economic and ecological issues, but also extend to cultural questions related to the key challenges facing the future of mobility.

Building An Open Ecosystem for Connected Services: The Scania One Journey

Connectivity and digitalisation are disruptive technologies that change traditional industries and enable growth and development of new business models. Connected vehicles create new business opportunities in the transport industry.

Mr Callenryd works with and manages Scania´s connectivity strategy, and identifies business innovation and possible future direction, based on a deep knowledge and understanding of the Scania business network, the transport company and the Transport eco-system. Combined with the possibility from digital technology and modularised services concepts. Making Scania ready for the future digital business landscape, leading the shift to sustainable transport system.
Scania Connected Services & Solutions empowers Scania and Scania customer with new tools to improve their efficiency, reducing cost, and improving earnings.  Scania have more than 250 000 connected vehicles with active services usage and it´s a fast expanding business area.

New Technologies Reshaping the Automotive Value Chain: Future Perspectives of the Automotive Revolution

As Director for the Automotive Electronics service, Ian Riches heads a research team covers all aspects of core automotive electronic systems, semiconductors and sensors on a worldwide basis.  Ian has always been passionate about cars - his parents joke that he was shouting Ford! Volkswagen! before he said Cat! Dog!.  His areas of research include powertrain, chassis, safety, security and body applications including high-growth areas such as hybrid and electric vehicles, advanced driver assistance systems and autonomous vehicles.

Prior to joining Strategy Analytics, Ian spent two years working as assistant editor of Automotive Engineer, the UK magazine published by the IMechE.  He has also held the position of Press Officer/Technical Author for MTL, a company that manufactures safety-related electronic equipment.

With over fifteen years of experience, he is one of the foremost industry analysts in the automotive electronics sector.

Ian holds an MA in engineering from Cambridge University, UK, where he specialized in fluid dynamics, turbo-machinery and internal combustion engines.

Is Europe an attractive market for ridesharing with autonomous vehicles?

Rittmar von Helmolt joined General Motor’s Global Alternative Propulsion Center in 2000 and led the fuel cell application for Opel’s first “HydroGen” vehicles. He then held various positions in the development and rollout planning for GM’s fuel cell and electric vehicles. He now is responsible for planning Opel’s activities in Europe on mobility strategy beyond the traditional car business, with focus on autonomous vehicles. Before joining GM/Opel, Rittmar worked in the energy research department of Siemens Corporate Technology. He holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Augsburg and a Diploma from the University of Göttingen. Rittmar von Helmolt is member of the Board of Bundesverband Smart City e.V. (Smart City Association Germany).

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Best practice sharing and project evaluation

Working out Loud is one of the main credos act! 2018 features. TOP speakers and experienced early adopters are shaping the schedule. While we are connecting different levels of experience and structures from diverse industry backgrounds, our agenda builds on the whole range of perspectives covering the most critical challenges in the connected driving and automotive telematics landscape.

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