Smart Mobility Summit 2019 28-29 October, Intercontinental Hotel, Tel Aviv

2018 Agenda

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  Main Hall - 'Rovina'
Fuel Choices Summit
'Habima 4' Hall
Side Event
'Bertonov' Hall
Side Event
'Rovina' Gallery
B2B Area
'Habima' Square
07:30 Side events' registration        
09:00 - 11:30

The 3rd International Israeli Fuel Cells Consortium Workshop - 
Side Event

08:45 - 12:15

Roundtable Discussion on Technical Standards and Safety Guidelines for Autonomous Vehicles 

(Closed Event)

Organized by:
The Fuel Choices and Smart Mobility Initiative together with the Ministry of Transportation



09:30 - 12:00


Mobility as a Service (MaaS) at the Academia-Industry-Government junction

09:30 - 12:30

B2B Meetings
(Pre arranged)
10:00 - 17:00
Startups Exhibition
12:00 Summit's Registration

MC: Ishai Golan

Anat Lea Bonshtien, Chairman & Director of the Fuel Choices and Smart Mobility Initiative, Prime Minister's Office
13:00 KEYNOTE: Mobility Revolution in India – Inclusive, Sustainable and Transformational

Guenter Butschek, CEO & Managing Director, TATA Motors Ltd.
13:20 KEYNOTE: Smart Mobility Revolution - Beyond Visionary Talks - Between Hype and Reality 

Dinesh Paliwal
, President & Chief Executive Officer, HARMAN
13:40 KEYNOTE:​ Deep Dive - All About Autonomous Driving

Amnon Shashua, Co-founder, Chairman & CTO, MobilEye

13:30 - 17:00

B2B Meetings
(Pre arranged)


PANEL: Smart Mobility Revolution - The Impact of Mixing the Right Ingredients


Moderator:  Carlos CardilloDirector, Nevada Center for Applied Research, University of Nevada - Reno

Jacob Bangsgaard, CEO, ERTICO
Assaf Biderman, Founder, Superpedestrian
Johann Jungwirth, EVP Mobility Services, Volkswagen Group of America
Nishant Arya, Co-Chair, CII (JBM Group)

14:45 INTERVIEW: Noam Bardin, Chief Wazer, Google

Interviewed By:
Ori Yogev
, Founder & Chairman, Future Mobility


14:30 - 16:00


METHANOL – Revolutionary Alternative Fuel for a Better Environment

15:00 Networking Break  

PANEL: Autonomous Driving  - "The Road" to Implementation


Moderator: Sudhir Mehta, Chairman & Managing Director, Pinnacle Industries Ltd.


Chris Leck, Deputy Group Director, the Land Transport Authority of Singapore
Danny Shapiro, Senior Director of Automotive, NVIDIA
Richard Porter, Director Technology & Innovation, Meridian Mobility
Brandon Eldredge, CFO, APTIV Mobility

16:15 LECTURE: Deep Dive - Electric Mobility

Padmasree Warrior, Chief Executive Officer, NIO U.S., Chief Development Officer, NIO Board Member

PANEL: Electric Mobility - "Going Electric" - Road Map to Electrification


Moderator: Bracha HalafChief Scientist, Ministry of Energy 

Abe Chen, VP Digital Technologies, BYTON
Francesco Venturini, CEO, ENEL X   
Matthew Baldwin, Deputy Director General, DG MOVE, European Coordinator for Road Safety
Andreas Pfeiffer, Head of eMobility activities, E.ON Group

17:15 End of day one    

17:20 - Transportation to Hilton Tel Aviv Hotel for the Gala Dinner (*Participation in the Gala is by invitation only)

18:00 - Gala Reception (by invitation only)

19:00 - 21:30  Gala Dinner and Prize Ceremony


  Main Hall - 'Rovina'
Fuel Choices Summit
'Habima 4' Hall
Side Event
'Rovina' Galllery B2B Area 'Habima' Square
08:15 Registration and Refreshments      
08:45 OPENING:

Yisrael Dancziger, Director General, Ministry of Environmental Protection


09:00 - 11:45

The 3rd International Israeli Fuel Cells Consortium Workshop - 
Side Event


09:00 KEYNOTE: Presentation

Michel Taride
, President, Hertz

09:00 - 11:00

B2B Meetings
(Pre arranged)
09:00 - 17:15
Startups Exhibition

PANEL: Cyber for Mobility


Moderator: Roni Zehavi, CyberSpark

Grant Courville, VP, Product Management and Strategy, BlackBerry (QNX Software Systems)
Yoni Heilbronn, Chief Marketing Officer, Argus
Gennaro Faella, Head of Strategic Business Development, Marlink Group 

10:00 LECTURE: Deep Dive on Shared Mobility - What it Takes to be Shared

Ole Harms, CEO, MOIA
10:15 FIRE SIDE CHAT: The Diablo is in the Details: How Digitization Affects Supercars - and everything else about the automotive industry

Discussion Leader: Olaf Sakkers, Partner, Maniv Mobility

Massimo Fumarola, Chief Project Management Officer, Automobili Lamborghini
Philipp von Hagen, Member of the Executive Board of Porsche SE
10:35 Networking Break
11:00 FIRE SIDE CHAT: Shared Mobility 

Daniel Ramot, Co-founder, CEO, Via
11:15 PANEL: Shared Mobility - What are We Facing? Current and Future Trends

Moderator: Alejandro Zamorano
, Energy Finance's Intelligent Mobility Specialist, Bloomberg

Tianguang (Tiger) Tang, Co-founder, Truck Alliance
Tina Quigley, General Manager, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
YJ Fischer, Senior Director for Government Partnerships, Bird 
12:00 LECTURE: Energy Sector Targets for 2030 In The Field of Transportation

Udi Adiri, Director General, Ministry of Energy
12:10 PRESENTATION: Electro-mobility is not a dream anymore. We reach the highways with promising technologies 

Samson Prize Winner

Prof. Doron Aurbach
12:20 PRESENTATION: ''Growth through Innovation: Case Neste''

Samson Prize WInner

Dr. Lars-Peter Lindfors
12:30 Lunch    

PANEL: Smart Mobility in Maritime and Logistics

Moderator: Hannan Carmeli, 
Founder & CEO, theDOCK Innovation Hub

Luca Pronzati, Chief Business Innovation Officer, MSC Cruises
Ran Merkazy, VP Product & Service Innovation, Lloyd's Register
Johanna Fraki, Innovation Director, Wartsila
Elton Fong, Vice President, PSA unboXed
Costantino Baldissara, Commercial, Logistics & Operations Director, Grimaldi



13:30 - 14:30


EcoMotion Session - Startups Looking to Raise

13:30 - 16:30

B2B Meetings
(Pre arranged)

14:00 PANEL: Changing the Cities - Future Planning Around Mobility

Moderator: Daniel Zucker,
Head of Local Market Implementation, Fuel Choices & Smart Mobility Initiative

Michael Lee Sherwood, Director, Technology & Information, City of Las Vegas
Paola Pisano, Head of the Innovation Department of Turin
Rikesh Shah, Head of Commercial Innovation, TFL
Jim Ray, Senior Advisor to the Secretary, United States Department of Transportation
14:45 Break

15:00 - 17:15


Smart Mobility Startups Festival


LECTURE: Where do we drive from here?

Ami Appelbaum, 
Chief Scientist, Ministry of Economy and Industry, Chairman of Israel Innovation Authority


PANEL: "Show Me the Money" - Enhancing Growth in a Growing Sector

Moderator: Eyal Rosner, 
Founder, Beyond Mobility

Jim Adler, Managing Director & Board Member, Toyota Al Ventures
John Suh, Vice President & CRADLE Director, Hyundai Motor Company
Juergen Bilo, Managing Director, co-pace GmbH The Startup Organization of Continental


PANEL: Let the Future Begin!

Moderator: Eran Sandhaus, Managing Director, Copia Growth Partners

Chew Men Leong, Chief Marketing Officer, ST-Engineering
Amit B. Kalyani, Executive Director, Bharat Forge Ltd.
Mark Jospeh, Global Chief Development Officer, Transdev North America