Understand the disruptive implications of self driving cars technology and the implications for the way products are developed, delivered and owned.
This workshop builds deeper understanding of the developing business models and product innovations associated with self driving cars technology. It works through the strategic implications for the auto industry and its suppliers, as well as related sectors such as logistics, insurance and retail. It is designed to help you to make sense of this change, and position your company to benefit from it.
This workshop is intended for executives who need to think through the consequences of self driving cars on the strategies, relationships, processes and products of their organizations. It offers frameworks and insights to help them develop their understanding and analysis of the threats and opportunities of SDCs. It will help them to understand the implications of SDCs and to formulate appropriate strategies for their business.
Selected insights from the conference leader, Dr Alexander Hars
Dr. Hars published one of the first articles on the disruptive potential of self driving cars in early 2010. Since then he has been intensively involved in the discussion about the future transformation of the auto industry, through research and consulting, scenario development and analysis as well as many speaking engagements.
Dr. Alexander Hars is a thought leader and entrepreneur who anticipates, shapes and drives the implementation of IT-based innovations. After obtaining his PhD in Information Systems in 1993 at a leading research institute in Germany he taught for 8 years at one of the top 20 business schools in the United States (Marshall School of Business, USC).
Returning to Germany in 2002, he taught Information Systems at the University of Bayreuth and in 2004 founded Inventivio GmbH, a software and consulting company which focuses on paradigm-changing software-based technologies in areas such as driverless mobility, speech processing and adaptive knowledge management.
Autelligence has cooperated with a number of event organisers in the recent past, and for several years has promoted a series of well received in-depth workshops that allow a limited number of senior industry executives to study key long-term issues in the automotive industry. Autelligence has also published a number of reports on autonomous vehicles and the implications of self driving cars for the automotive industry, as well is related connectivity, electronic systems and sensor developments.
“It can be easy to miss the forest for the trees. This workshop gave me a clear structure for what to look at. I would recommend the event to anyone needing to understand what autonomous driving will mean for their business” – Weiran Lu, Global Strategic Marketing, BASF
“Good content and moderation of group discussion….good overview of the topic” – Ekaterina Silaeva, Senior Analyst – Special Projects, Rhenus Assets & Services GmbH
“The event was very rich in information and coverage of strategic aspects of autonomous driving. The quality of the speaker and attendees was very high, and the size of the group was perfect for structured interaction and exchange of views” – Christine Billette, Europe Marketing & Communication Director, Mediamobile