DAY ONE

08:15
Registration and welcome coffee

08:50
Opening remarks from the Chair

Brian Haratsis
Executive Chairman
Macroplan Dimasi

THROUGH TO 2030: CHANGING DYNAMICS OF FUTURE TRANSPORT AND MOBILITY

09:00
Keynote: Why electric vehicles (EVS) are at the forefront of a major transformation across the transport sector
  • Why are traditional automotive businesses investing in EVs?
  • What new opportunities does this investment deliver for the transport sector?
  • Is Australia ready for the uptake of EVs?
  • Can governments deliver a nationally-consistent policy direction?

Senator Janet Rice
Senator for Victoria & Member
Select Committee on Electric Vehicles (Australian Government)

FUTURE BLUEPRINT FOR URBAN MOBILITY

09:30
Keynote: Reframing the narrative around mobility, city and infrastructure planning
  • Investing in scalable infrastructure for transportation and cities
  • Integrating this infrastructure with forward-thinking for liveable cities
  • Building high-quality mobility networks that offer people choices in how they move
  • Overcoming reliance on a single mode or supplier of mobility
  • Ensuring access to multiple modes of transport as part of city planning

Jonathan Spear
Executive Director and General Counsel
Infrastructure Victoria

10:00
Global industry forecast: The implications of “connected, autonomous, shared, electric cars (case) when, where, who and how?
  • How fast are connectivity, autonomy, sharing and electrification being adopted?
  • What are the regional differences?
  • What are the strategies of incumbent automakers, big tech and start-ups?
  • How are regulators and consumers responding?
  • What is the impact of CASE beyond cars?

Ali Izadi-Najafabadi
Head of Intelligent Mobility
Bloomberg New Energy Finance (Korea)

10:30
Morning tea & exhibition viewing

AUTO MANUFACTURERS’ PERSPECTIVE ON MOBILITY-AS-A-SERVICE AND AUTONOMOUS PROGRESS

11:00
International case study: how in-vehicle digital assistants hold the keys to the future of mobility
  • How digital assistants in traditional and autonomous cars are shaping up
  • What’s needed to design a safer and smarter voice digital assistant
  • Which latest technologies are driving the future of mobility?

Shyamala Prayaga
Interaction Designer – Voice UX + HMI
Ford (USA)

11:30
The growth of mobility services and impact on vehicle ownership
  • Updating GM’s urban mobility strategy
  • Assessing urban mobility solutions around connectivity, car-sharing, ride-sharing, electrification and autonomous vehicles
  • Building on the “Maven” project

Anthony Riemann
Director, Strategy and Urban Mobility
General Motors

INTEGRATING ON-DEMAND TRANSPORT INTO THE MOBILITY NETWORK

12:00
Keynote: Driving an intelligent motoring future
  • Tracking developments for manufacturers and importers of passenger vehicles, light commercial vehicles and motorcycles
  • Integrating industry-wide needs with the future of transport
  • Updating key milestones and challenges

Tony Weber
Chief Executive
Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries

12:30
Lunch & exhibition viewing
13:30
Examining different on-demand models and their merits
  • Overcoming the challenges introducing on-demand platforms into public transport
  • Where and why it makes sense
  • Gleaning key lessons and scalability of

Kevin Orr
Founder
Liftango

14:00
Integrating on-demand transport into the mobility network
  • Integrating the car sharing facility into new developments
  • The car share solution at universities\
  • Achieving a coordinated strategy with the public transport network

Justin Passaportis
General Manager - Victoria & South Australia
Go Get

14:30
Panel discussion: Bridging the divide between smart cities, public transport and mobility
  • Recalibrating the narrative on cities and mobile transport – where to next?
  • How will disruptive technologies revolutionise transport and urban development?
  • Which new business models will enable smart cities and transport?
  • Why support tech-savvy customers across inter-connected cities and hubs?

Moderator: 

Ali Izadi-Najafabadi 
Head of Intelligent Mobility Interaction Designer – Voice UX + HMI
Bloomberg

Panellists:

Shyamala Prayaga
Interaction Designer – Voice UX + HMI
Ford (USA)

Jonathan Spear
Executive Director
Infrastructure Victoria

Anthony Riemann
Director, Strategy and Urban Mobility
General Motors

15:00
THE FUTURE OF AUTOMATED VEHICLE REGULATION IN AUSTRALIA
  • Supporting on-road trials of the technology
  • Ensuring these vehicles can operate safely
  • Mapping future trends and opportunities

Marcus Burke
Director Automated Vehicles
NTC

15:30
Afternoon tea and exhibition viewing
16:00
What’s the investor appetite for mobile services
  • How mobility services will play out in the future
  • Emerging trends and opportunities
  • Investment outlook for mobility services

Mark Harland
Angel Investor, Scale Investors & Former Executive Director
Marketing Holden

16:30
DEEP DIVE ROUNDTABLES

These interactive roundtables provide the opportunity for attendees to divide into groups and discuss niche ideas, practical tips and work through challenges faced by others from multiple industries. Each roundtable will begin with a brief presentation by the moderator, who will then open the discussion to the table. On the day, you can choose three of the below to attend. Each roundtable will run concurrently over three time slots:

1st round: 16:30 - 17:00 | 2nd round: 17:00 – 17:30

  • Data Analytics
  • Security
  • Citizen Engagement
  • Understanding AI and Machine Learning
  • Tolls & Ticketing
  • Cloud and Data Centres
17:30
Closing remarks from the chair and networking reception