The future of

transportation

Comprehensive 5-day Immersion Program for Board Directors and Senior Automotive Industry Executives

July 13-17, 2020

October 5-9, 2020

January 25-29, 2021

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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 intensive 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. See, feel and touch the future.

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

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

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)

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)

Program Agenda

This schedule is tentative and features past speakers and participating companies.
Subject to change without prior notice

Day 1

DIGITAL REVOLUTION

The Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem and the disruptor’s mindset
The first day of The Digital Future of the Transportation Industry program will start with a welcome address by Silicon Valley Innovation Center. The opening presentation by SVIC is on the big picture of industry disruption, the fourth industrial revolution and the future of business. Learn about the concept of digital transformation as an ongoing evolution to become a more agile, responsive and adaptable organization. Find out who will win and who will lose in the transport revolution driven by the world of digitization, disruptive technologies, increasing automation and new business models.

Day 2

THE DIGITIZATION OF EVERYTHING. DESIGN THINKING WORKSHOP

New business models and personalized user experiences
On day two you will discover the innovative business models and customer engagement frameworks which are powering the world’s top digital businesses. Continue the day with a design thinking workshop that will help you crystallizing some of the new ideas and knowledge that you have acquired. Start mapping a digital transformation journey for your company by identifying and analyzing critical steps in launching a successful transformational initiative, building a strategic roadmap.

Day 3

NEXT GENERATION OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES ​

Blockchain, AI, ML, 3D Printing
The third-day focus is on the next generation of digital technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Blockchain, Robotics and their implications for the industries and humanity. Find out directly from the source by meeting with companies leading the digital revolution and learn how to harness these technologies to boost efficiency, engage customers and drive new business for your organization.

Day 4

DISRUPTING TRANSPORTATION/LOGISTICS INDUSTRY ​

Disruptive Technologies and Trends
On day four you will glance into the future of transportation by visit the leading startups that are making strides in the area of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Drones and Sensors. Explore how Deep Learning and Computer Vision technologies are powering Autonomous Vehicles,pushing the boundaries of human control and what impact they have on the future of transportation and the society overall. Reimagine how we will move around in the city of the future. Look at the most advanced vehicles and devices that are being road tested in the real world.

Day 5

ACCELERATING CORPORATE INNOVATION ​

Case studies and best practices from Silicon Valley
On the day five you will discover whether the growth of shared vehicles offset the decline of private vehicle sales and what will the future of on-demand mobility look like? Get introduced to the real-life examples of the Silicon Valley companies to learn frameworks for successful corporate innovation. Discover how emerging technologies result in business challenges as well as growth opportunities for established companies. To finish the day, SVIC will guide you through pilot management and how to work with startups to advance your own business. We will end the program by recapping the key lessons and takeaways from each day.

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Why Should I Join?

Connections

Meet with executives of the most innovative Silicon Valley companies to forge new business alliances.

Company Meetings

Exclusive access to venture funds, accelerators, fast-growing companies and game-changing startups.
Insights
Discover what revolutionary ideas and technologies will challenge existing industries in the future.
Best Practices
Connect with Silicon Valley visionaries to share best practices of applying emerging technologies.

Immersion

Witness the appeal of the world’s capital of innovation that attracts and retains best talents worldwide.

Leadership
Brainstorm how to turn your team into the agents of change for sustainable competitive advantage.

What Companies Will I Meet?

Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services and products.

Jabil is a product solutions company providing comprehensive design, manufacturing, supply chain and product management services.

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

Ford Motor Company, an automotive company, develops, manufactures, and distributes vehicles, parts, and accessories worldwide.

NVIDIA manufactures integrated circuits for use in motherboard chip-sets, graphic processing units, and game consoles.

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is a global team that focuses on removing barriers of speed and congestion in travel.

Drive.ai creates AI software for autonomous vehicles.

BMW Group is a automobile, motorcycle, and engine manufacturing company that owns and produces the MINI brand and Rolls-Royce motor cars.

Waze is a mobile navigation app that enables drivers to use live maps, and get real-time traffic updates and other road data.

Autodesk develops 3D design software for use in the architecture, engineering, construction, and media industries.

Mercedes-Benz USA manufactures sedans, coupes, SUVs and wagons, convertibles and roadsters, hybrid and electric cars, and car accessories.

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

Volkswagen Group is a German multinational automotive company headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.

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

Skycatch builds technology to autonomously capture, process, and analyze 3D drone data.

Our team is on a mission to make roads safer.

Flex is the Sketch-to-Scale™ solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world.

rLoop is a decentralized moonshot engineering organization with a global network of talent and resources.

What People Say About Our Programs

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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July 13-17, 2020

October 5-9, 2020

January 25-29, 2021

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What Is Included?

  • Executive Program: 5 full days of educational sessions, meetings and company visits
  • Hotel accommodation
  • Transfers between company visits
  • Lunches
  • Program support with an SVIC representative accompanying the group

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