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Silicon Valley Online Immersion Program for Board Directors and Senior Automotive Industry Executives

Flexible Dates For Teams

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What Is The Program About?

Gain a 360-degree view of the latest technology innovations in the automotive and transportation industry during this online program designed specifically for industry executives. Discover the impact that the convergence of high-tech and automotive will make in the next two to five years.

What Will I Learn?

Autonomous Vehicles

Step into the fast lane and discover new trends and innovations in the transportation industry. Learn what a fully autonomous future really looks like. Find out what business models have the potential for low-cost breakthrough innovation

AI and Machine learning

Learn from the industry experts how machine learning and AI will disrupt transportation in new ways. Discover machine learning potential applications both inside the vehicle (advanced driving assistance systems, autonomous driving) and outside the vehicle (development, manufacturing, sales & aftersales processes)

Blockchain
in auto

Find out how Blockchain technology is disrupting the automotive industry, creating growth and monetization opportunities, and facilitating digital transformation. Explore the use of blockchain technology for big data collection and analysis

Discover & predictive

Learn from the industry experts how machine learning and AI will disrupt transportation in new ways. Discover machine learning potential applications both inside the vehicle (advanced driving assistance systems, autonomous driving) and outside the vehicle (development, manufacturing, sales & aftersales processes)

Logistics, supply chain and last-mile delivery

Production and distribution networks are rapidly digitizing and becoming more and more autonomous. See the impact this is having on the transportation industry now and what it means for the sector’s future.

Shared mobility, drones and air travel

Digital platforms mean we are more connected than ever. Meanwhile, traditional modes of transportation are transforming rapidly, just as newer, emerging technologies threaten to disrupt them. Gain a big-picture view of all the changes and understand how them interconnect.

Program Agenda

Get the direct access to the most transformative technologies that will help you lead your organization through turbulent time:

Theme 1

MAJOR TRANSPORTTECH TRENDS

Session 1: The Platformification of Travel

Platforms have penetrated a majority of economic sectors, with travel and transportation no exception. This digital business model has proven its worth to both consumers and producers, helping to drive greater convenience, increase asset utilization and provide users with unique experiences otherwise unavailable to them. In this session we analyze how and where platforms have appeared in the travel and transportation sectors thus far while also looking ahead to the spaces they have yet to penetrate. Participants connect with a leading platform business.

Session 2: The Power of Autonomous Mobility

The race is on in Silicon Valley to build autonomous mobility. A technology with major implications for the future of transportation, self-driving vehicles are set to revolutionize the way we move goods and people. Hear from companies undertaking disruptive work in the market for self-driving as they learn the meaning of logistics in a world of autonomous vehicles.

Session 3: Disrupting Transport with Electric Vehicles​

Although electric vehicles are already a common sight on many roads, entrepreneurs are working to make them even more efficient and accessible. As the number of electric vehicles in operation grows, so too will their impact on the way we live. In this session attendees will connect to a disruptive electric vehicle company to learn the technology’s role in the transformation of the transportation sector.

Session 4: IoT and The Future of Transportation

IoT is one of the mostly hotly anticipated emerging technologies for transportation. It promises a wealth of use cases, such as preventative maintenance for fleets of trucks, reduction of traffic with smart cars and greater asset utilization through vehicle sharing schemes. This session with a leading IoT company will explore the myriad functions of the technology within transportation, as participants learn how IoT will affect their business in the coming years.

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Theme 2

LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN DISRUPTION

Session 1: Digital Supply Chains

As entities intimately interconnected to, and reliant upon, transport networks, supply chains are a natural center of interest for the transportation sector. This session caters to that interest, connecting participants to a leading supply chain innovator. The session will show how the supply chain is transforming and how the changes cross over into the world of transportation.

Session 2: Accelerating Trade With Digital Shipping

The tech companies disrupting the shipping industry today do so through mobile applications, IoT asset-tracking and much more. Their goal is to remove complexity from national and international trade by leveraging emerging technologies and digital tools. They are lowering physical barriers, making it possible for individuals and businesses to move goods more cheaply and efficiently than ever before. In this session participants learn about the innovations taking place in shipping as they meet a company leading the disruption of the industry.

Session 3: The Fresh Food Supply Chain

The growing demand for fresh produce, regardless of the season, has pushed entrepreneurs to come up with novel solutions to the problem of transporting perishable food without waste. Many have risen to the challenge, with businesses using new approaches to both hardware and software to ensure produce reaches its destination in optimal condition. How will this impact the transportation sector? This session will answer that question as participants learn about the disruptive aspirations of the companies working to change the fresh food supply chain through meeting one of the sector’s leading innovators.

Session 4: Reinventing Last-Mile Delivery

Today, waiting times for goods ordered online are often down to a day or, in many cases, a matter of hours. Yet in Silicon Valley disruptive startups continue to work to perfect retail logistics. Using autonomous vehicles and much more, they are defining the future of last-mile delivery. How will those efforts manifest themselves on the streets of smart cities? How soon will unmanned vehicles communicate with AI-powered security systems to facilitate package deliveries in an entirely autonomous way? In this session participants will meet a leading last-mile delivery innovator to learn what the future holds for the sector.

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Theme 3

NEW MODES OF TRANSPORTATION

Session 1: The Shared Mobility Revolution

Although shared mobility schemes are already a common sight on many roads, entrepreneurs are working to make them even more efficient and accessible. As the number of such initiatives grows, so too will their impact on the wider transportation ecosystem. How will this trend play out in the coming years? In this session attendees will connect to a disruptive shared mobility company to gain insight into that question.

Session 2: The Drone Future

Usage of drones is on the rise across industries, from insurance to supply chain and logistics. Companies building out this technology are advancing use cases from urban delivery to aerial data capture and analysis. In this session participants will learn what the growth of unmanned aerial flight means for the future of transportation as they meet a company engaged in pioneering work in the feld.

Session 3: Innovation in the Skies

The way we fly has remained unchanged for decades but a new wave of innovation is just on the horizon. Airlines are typically slow-moving and risk-averse but that mindset is gradually giving way to a sense of experimentation and a thirst for disruption. In this session participants learn about how aviation is moving into the 21st century with facial recognition at airports, pay-per-hour pricing models and real-time luggage tracking.

Session 4: Infusing Public Transportation With Big Data

Real-time, crowdsourced mass transit intelligence, enterprise software solutions for public transportation agencies and smart, data-driven commuter shuttles: all of these and many other innovations are today reimaging what mass mobility is and how it can greatly benefit our lives. The sector is undergoing a big data revolution; this session will connect participants to a company orchestrating this turnaround in order to show them from the inside the process of transforming public transportation.

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Theme 4

ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN FOCUS

Session 1: The Next Generation of Fuels

Fuel delivery services and fuels made from recycled garbage are just two of the many breakthroughs taking place today in the fuels sector. These and other novel solutions are defining the future of how we will power transportation and industry. In this session participants will gain insight into what to expect from fuels in the coming years as they meet an innovative company from the sector.

Session 2: The Evolution of Battery Technology

Battery technology went through many iterations before we arrived at the lithium ion configuration that has dominated since the 1990s. Although lithium ion batteries remain the leading edge, there are now many companies innovating on that dominant model. What will come next and how will future solutions impact energy storage in fundamental industries such as transportation? This session will connect participants to a leading innovator in batteries in order to gain an answer to that question.

Session 3: Smart Homes and Offices with IoT

Millions of homes and offices are already “smart” and millions more will soon also carry that label. A major driver of this expansion of internet-connected devices and appliances is the goal of achieving energy efficiency. In this session participants will connect to a leading smart home innovator as they learn about what the future holds for the sector and how it will create synergies with the transportation industry.

Session 4: Advancing Biofuels

Biofuels have been in use since man discovered fire. From those days of burning wood for cooking and heating, the sector has grown into a global industry worth hundreds of billions of dollars. Although biofuels have not replaced their traditional carbon-based counterparts, with a second generation of biofuels on the horizon, could that all be about to change? And, if it does, what will that mean for your business? Learn the answer to those questions in this session’s interactive meeting with a leading innovator in the biofuels sector.

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Theme 5

ADJACENT INNOVATION

Session 1: The Gig Economy

The “gig” or platform economy has been transformative for transportation, powering ride-hailing companies, shared mobility schemes, last-mile delivery startups and much more. As this task-based model of work continues to grow, what will be its impact on transportation and the wider economy? Participants will connect to an innovative gig economy company to find out.

Session 2: Disrupting Insurance with Insurtech

The insurance sector is in the grip of a digital transformation. This wide-reaching change is led by insurtechs that are leveraging emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and cloud computing to fundamentally rethink traditional insurance processes and practices. How will this shift manifest itself in transportation and what does it mean for the industry’s established business models? This session will answer those questions as participants meet a leading insurtech company.

Session 3: Digital Fleet Management

The digitization of the multibillion-dollar trucking industry is in full flow, with an ever-greater number of mobile apps and platforms connecting key stakeholders such as truck drivers and shipping companies. The software developers behind these innovations share a common goal of wanting to optimize the performance of truck fleets. To learn how they do this and what the implications are for business, this session will immerse participants in the world of digital fleet management. They will meet and hear from an innovative company operating in the sector.

Session 4: The Future of Smart, Sustainable Cities

Driverless taxis, smart streetlights and an abundance of electric car charging points are just a few of the features envisioned for the smart cities of the future. These urban environments will prize sustainability as they seek carbon neutrality through use of renewable energy. A major trend for many years to come, smart cities has major implications for the transportation industry. This session explores those implications and the challenges and opportunities they will give rise to. Participants will gain access to the very latest intelligence as they meet a leading smart cities innovator.

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Direct Contact with Experts

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Access more than 15 hours of live presentation plus additional materials and recordings on your schedule. Drill down with your mentors on things that matter most to you.

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Silicon Valley Innovation Center provides  a personal assistant to participants for the duration of all programs, ensuring a real white-glove experience.

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Community

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Program participants will uncover new connections and business development opportunities, both within Silicon Valley and globally with fellow course participants.

What Is Included

schedule

All sessions are held 8 am - 11 am (PST)

  • Week 1: Friday (Sessions 1, 2)
  • Week 2: Tuesday (Sessions 3, 4); Friday (Sessions 5, 6 )
  • Week 3: Tuesday (Sessions 7, 8); Friday (Sessions 9, 10 )

The most convenient and impactful way to learn:

  • Live Sessions with Direct Q&A through a virtual platform
  • On-Demand Access to all materials for 12 months
  • Access to a private SVIC Facebook group designed for business executives

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Get a verifiable knowledge and strengthen your resume.

What Companies Will I Meet?

Get your answers and action plan from most impactful companies in Silicon Valley:

Uber develops, markets, and operates a ride-sharing mobile application that allows consumers to submit a trip request.

Tesla Motors is a company developing a full range of electric cars.

Lyft designs, markets, and operates a mobile application that matches drivers with passengers who request rides.

Turo is a car sharing marketplace where guests can book any car they want.

Drive.ai creates AI software for autonomous vehicles.

Nauto is an AI-technology company on a mission to make driving safer and smarter.

Kespry’s aerial intelligence platform is transforming how organizations capture, analyze and share insights about their business.

Getaround empowers people to instantly rent and drive great cars shared by people in their city.

Samsung Connect Auto, which offers in-car services, such as Wi-Fi to keep drivers online, and also provides real-time alerts to improve driving habits and enhance fuel efficiency.

DoorDash provides a delivery service that connects customers with local and national businesses.

KeepTruckin is a San Francisco-based startup helping trucking companies manage their fleets and have their drivers legally log their hours.

Waymo improves transportation by developing self-driving technology developed in Google’s labs.

Savari builds advanced wireless sensor hardware and software technologies for automotive manufacturers, the aftermarket and smart cities.

Ford focuses on future technology in the areas of autonomous driving, car connectivity, human-machine interface, smart mobility and big data.

Autodesk has automotive, car and vehicle design software. Visualize, simulate, design, and manufacture cars and automotive parts and equipment.

NVIDIA uses the power of AI and deep learning to deliver a breakthrough end-to-end solution for autonomous driving.

CARS has a forward-looking focus and provides a portal for automotive companies and other industrial partners into auto-mobility research at Stanford

The next generation of Intel automotive processors power in-vehicle experiences and speed the deployment of smart and connected features for the next generation of automobiles.

What Companies Will I Meet?

Uber develops, markets, and operates a ride-sharing mobile application that allows consumers to submit a trip request.

Tesla Motors is a company developing a full range of electric cars.

Lyft designs, markets, and operates a mobile application that matches drivers with passengers who request rides.

Turo is a car sharing marketplace where guests can book any car they want.

Drive.ai creates AI software for autonomous vehicles.

Nauto is an AI-technology company on a mission to make driving safer and smarter.

Kespry’s aerial intelligence platform is transforming how organizations capture, analyze and share insights about their business.

Getaround empowers people to instantly rent and drive great cars shared by people in their city.

Samsung Connect Auto, which offers in-car services, such as Wi-Fi to keep drivers online, and also provides real-time alerts to improve driving habits and enhance fuel efficiency.

DoorDash provides a delivery service that connects customers with local and national businesses.

KeepTruckin is a San Francisco-based startup helping trucking companies manage their fleets and have their drivers legally log their hours.

Savari builds advanced wireless sensor hardware and software technologies for automotive manufacturers, the aftermarket and smart cities.

Ford focuses on future technology in the areas of autonomous driving, car connectivity, human-machine interface, smart mobility and big data.

Waymo improves transportation by developing self-driving technology developed in Google’s labs.

NVIDIA uses the power of AI and deep learning to deliver a breakthrough end-to-end solution for autonomous driving.

Autodesk has automotive, car and vehicle design software. Visualize, simulate, design, and manufacture cars and automotive parts and equipment.

CARS has a forward-looking focus and provides a portal for automotive companies and other industrial partners into auto-mobility research at Stanford

The next generation of Intel automotive processors power in-vehicle experiences and speed the deployment of smart and connected features for the next generation of automobiles.

Why Choose Silicon Valley Innovation Center?

10

Years of connecting the global business community to the Silicon Valley Ecosystem

10,000 +

Participants in our programs
 

600+

Silicon Valley companies that partner with us

What Our Clients Say

I came with Abdul Latif Jameel Company to visit Silicon Valley. I was impressed by what I have seen through this program. It was very informative, and eye opening. I am impressed with the majority of things we discussed, and new startups that will change the future of our industry and overall a human being. I will recommend to other companies to have such a trip to Silicon Valley.
Medhat Hassan Fahim
Marketing Director, Abdul Latif Jameel Company, Saudi Arabia
We got a chance to join Silicon Valley for one week and meet with innovative companies and startups, and to have a view on the future. We are happy to make this experience: Excellent for team building and learnings.
Philippe Simonart
Brands and Networks Officer, D’Ieteren Auto, Belgium
We have decided to come to Silicon Valley as many other companies that are looking to change, and we came here to get inspired. A lot of things we found here we were expected but also a lot of unexpected things. Certainly, we are coming back with a sense that we have a lot of opportunities but also have a lot to do.
Pedro Goncalves
Marketing, Category and Portfolio Director, Tetra Pak, Brazi

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