Agenda

*Not Final, Subject to Changes

DAY 1

Main Hall
Smart Mobility Summit

Hall 2

Gallery hall

Exhibition

B2B Area & Virtual platform B2B meetings

10:00

Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments

12:30

Greetings and opening remarks:

Daniella Gera Margaliot, Deputy Managing Director, Smart Mobility Initiative, PM's Office, Israel

11:00 – 16:00
The ISTRC Academic Workshop: “Look Ahead - Sensing for Autonomous Vehicles" (By invitation only)
11:00 – 14:00
exclusive roundtable discussion on the current and future regulation of autonomous vehicles (By invitation only)
11:00 – 18:00
11:00 – 18:00

12:45

Merav Michaeli, Israel's Minister of Transport and Road Safety

13:00

Opening Keynote lecture:

Prof. Amnon Shashua, President & CEO of Mobileye, Senior VP at Intel

13:15

keynote Interview:

Hildegard Mueller, President,
The German Association of the Automotive Industry

13:30

Session's Topic:
How AI is powering the future of transportation?

AI is the technological foundation and the source of significant competitive advantage in mobility for decades to come. What are the short- and long-term challenges?

13:30

Special Interview:

Prof. Alex `Sandy' Pentland, Director of the MIT Connection Science and
Dr. Luc Julia, CSO, Renault

13:50

Panel discussion: 'Unlocking' autonomous vehicles: The path towards higher levels of automation

Prof. Nick Reed Founder, Reed Mobility
Nikolai Ardey, Executive Director VW Group Innovation, Volkswagen
Angel (Jackson) Preston, Policy Director, Autonomous Vehicle and Internet of Things, Intel
Gael Escribe, Founding Partner, CEO NEXUS Automotive International

14:25

Light Lunch and Networking

15:00

keynote Lecture:

Dr. Yunseong Hwang, VP, Head of Open Innovation Investment Group, Hyundai

15:15

Panel discussion: Innovation in Motion: The vision of MaaS leaders

Oren Shoval, CEO, VIA
Dave Waiser, CEO, Gett
Nir Erez, CEO, MOOVIT

15:45

Session's topic: What makes a country a 'smart mobility nation'?


A Supportive R&D environment encouraging inter-sectoral collaborations, promoting essential activities, and formulating the regulatory steps, are crucial for enabling smart mobility solutions. How can governments around the world develop the necessary frameworks and put in place the right conditions to lead a nation forward to the future of smart mobility.

16:00

Special Interview: TBD

16:15

Panel discussion:
The role of Local Governments in implementing smart mobility solutions


Bob Rolfe, Commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Meital Lehavi, Deputy Mayor for Transportation, Tel Aviv Yafo Municipality
Dr. Henry Widera, CIO, BVG (The Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe)

16:45

Panel Discussion:
Traffic Management for the Smart City – TBD

17:20

Closing Interview:
Arkady Volozh, Co-Founder and CEO, Yandex NV

17:40

Closing Remarks

18:00

Networking Cocktail

Day 2

Main Hall
Smart Mobility Summit

Hall 2

Exhibition

B2B Area & Virtual platform B2B meetings

10:00

Registration and Refreshments

10:00- 12:00
UTM and UAM: Technologies, Regulation and Challenges (By invitation only)
11:00 – 18:00
11:00 – 18:00

12:30

Greetings and opening remarks

12:40

Keynote lecture:

Martin Jahn, Board Member, Sales & Marketing, ŠKODA AUTO

13:15

New Mobility: Up in the air?

The futuristic and exciting vision of flying autonomous vehicles, drones and other fleets of robots on the roads, in the skies and at sea, will most likely require a long process of legislation and regulation. What is the current industry status and what are the next steps to make the vision come true?

Panel discussion: TBD

13:50

Session's Topic:
Electrification: The next phase

The electric car revolution is already here and EVs will take over sooner than you think. This shift to zero emission vehicles, including not only cars, but vans, buses, trucks, and lorries, is driving the development of a vast variety of technological solutions. With the goal of bringing cleaner air to cities, what will be the next phase in electric cars, charging infrastructure, batteries and storage?

Panel discussion: TBD

Panel discussion:
Electric mobility: An ongoing revolution
Opening Overview:

Nick Albanes, Head of Intelligent Mobility at BloombergNEF | Shared Mobility, Autonomous Vehicles, EVs, bloomberg

Discussion:

Carl-Magnus Norden, founder,Volta Trucks

Menno Kleingeld, CIO, VDL

Alex Ashmore, Vice President, General Manager Aftermarket, BorgWarner (Delphi)

14:00 – 15:30
Startups looking to raise (By invitation only)

14:30

Light lunch and Networking

15:15

Special guest Lecture – TBD

15:30

Session's Topic:
Winners of the 2021 Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister's Prize:

The 2021 Samson – Prime Minister’s prize for innovation in alternative energy and smart mobility for transportation. The $1 million prize is the largest monetary prize awarded in the field of alternative energy and smart mobility.

15:30

Samson prize winner presentation:
Prof. James Liao, President of Academia Sinica, Taiwan

15:40

Samson prize winner presentation:
Prof. Avner Rothschild and
Prof. Gideon Grader

15:50

Closing Session:
Cyber Security solutions for Smart mobility

As the increased connectivity in the automotive industry becomes greater, so do the cybersecurity risks and protocols used to protect vehicles from malicious intents. Israel has a strong track record in cybersecurity and dozens of companies and startups are working together with automotive companies around the world to identify the threats and find cutting edge innovative solutions to meet the challenges.

Keynote lecture / 1:1 Interview - TBD

Panel discussion: TBD

16:00 – 17:30
Municipalities leading mobility innovation (By invitation only)

17:00

Summit's Closing keynote lecture – TBD

18:00

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