AutoTech: Detroit (previously TU-Automotive Detroit) returns to Motown this June 7th – 8th. Attendees to be welcomed to the Suburban Collection Showplace (Novi, MI) includes senior delegations from Ford, Stellantis, General Motors, Toyota, Hyundai, Volkswagen, and more.

On arrival, over 2500 delegates will see, hear, and feel the innovative future of mobility first-hand in an exhibition hall brimming with immersive sound experiences, technology displays, virtual reality demonstrations, and award-winning, all-new, vehicles.  

These achievements will be celebrated at the Informa Tech Automotive Awards and Wards 10 Best Interiors & UX Awards, on-site, June 6th and 8th respectively.

Against the experiential backdrop of innovation, attendees can converge in any of the eleven conference tracks to discuss and debate the most influential industry challenges; the 2023 conference agenda has been developed in collaboration with an advisory consortium of industry leading companies including Google, Ford, Microsoft, General Motors, AT&T, and ZF – to name a few – to ensure an accurate reflection of their current technical and strategic business obstacles.

Standout sessions include:

The Interaction of the Cloud and the New Software Defined Vehicle, featuring:

  • Alex Oyler, Director – North America, SBD Automotive
  • Mike Dosenbach, Director of Software Development for Automotive, Amazon Web Services
  • Niko Hammond, Vice President, BlackBerry IVY Business Development, BlackBerry
  • Matt Jones, Executive Director – Global Technology Strategy, Research & Advanced Engineering, Ford Motor Company
  • Maite Bezerra, Principal Analyst, Wards Intelligence

UX & Digitalization Keynotes – Chairperson’s Opening Remarks, featuring:

  • Alex Oyler, Director – North America, SBD Automotive

Networking VIP Roundtable Session – Pre-registration required, featuring:

  • Andrew Hart, CEO, SBD Automotive

The Future of a Flexible On-Demand Mobility Network, featuring:

  • Andrew Hart, CEO, SBD Automotive
  • Gopi Surnilla, Technical Leader – Controls & Technology Innovation and Implementation, Ford Motor Company
  • Ben Stupka, Manager of Planning and Financial Analysis, Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan
  • Benjamin Maillard, General Manager, North America, Free2Move

Evolving into the Partnership-Led Era, featuring:

  • Stephen Bell, Chief Analyst, Connectivity, Wards Intelligence
  • Frank Weith, Director Connected & Mobility Services, Volkswagen Group of America

Moving Towards a Subscription Service Model, featuring:

  • Manish Mehrotra, Vice President, Digital Business Planning & Connected Ops, Hyundai Motor North America
  • Mamatha Chamarthi, Global SVP of Software & Business Management, Stellantis
  • Jasdeep Sawhney, Global Head of Mobility Services & Head of InMotion Ventures Studio, Jaguar Land Rover

Cockpit of the Future Trends: 2030 and Beyond, featuring:

  • Vishnu Sundaram, Senior Vice-President – Cockpit Connectivity Cloud and OTA, Stellantis

Creating the Optimal Experience Through Human Centric Design, featuring:

  • Drew Winter, Principal Analyst, Automotive, Wards Intelligence
  • Nadia Preston, Senior Director of Experience Design, Ford Blue, Ford Motor Company
  • David Mitropoulus-Rundus, Senior Engineer, User Experience, Usability & Driver Distraction, Hyundai Motor North America

A Fresh Look at Autonomy, featuring:

  • Vitu Jeyakumaran, Product Manager, Lyft Autonomous
  • Melissa Froelich, Federal Government Relations, Aurora

You can register for AutoTech: Detroit here. Quote ‘SBD20’ for 20% off!