Building a connected and sustainable future through location
Day 1 Program, November 2nd
14:00 - 14:45
Registration, networking and exhibition viewing
14:45 - 15:00
Day 1 Conference Opening
15:00 - 15:15
Conference welcome and Introduction
Speaker:Gino Ferru,SVP General Manager EMEA, HERE Technologies
15:15 - 15:45
How location technology is driving success
Speaker:Remco Timmer, VP Product Management, HERE Technologies
15:45 - 16:15
The future of automotive connectivity: How software-defined vehicles are revolutionizing the driving experience:
How will this allow for better vehicles?
What technology can we expect the SDV vehicle to include?
What are the new value areas that can be opened up?
Speaker:Stephan Durach, SVP- Connected Company Development, BMW Group
16:15 – 16:45
The Impact of Software-Defined Vehicles on the Future of Commercial Transportation
Speaker: Andreas Mink, Director Product Engineering Powertrain Software & Electronics, Daimler Truck
16:45 – 17:15
Panel Discussion: The key to successful partnership
The key to successful partnerships in a rapidly changing business landscape
Hear from a panel of senior leaders discussing what makes their partnerships successful and how they are leveraging these partnerships to continue to innovate and provide solutions for their customers’ needs
Moderator: Sherry Davenport, Global Head of Regional & Partner Marketing, HERE Technologies
Speaker: Ozgur Tohumcu, Managing Director, Global Head of Sales (Automotive and Manufacturing) and others to be announced soon
16:45 - 17:00
HERE Technologies Partner Awards
Moderator: John Ramieri VP Sales, HERE Technologies
17:00 - 18:00
Close day 1
Day 2 Program, November 3rd
09:15 - 09:45
Registration, networking and exhibition viewing
09:45 - 10:00
Day 2 opening note
10:00 - 10:30
A look into HERE's exciting new frontiers.
Speaker: Leen Balcaen VP Product Management HERE Technologies
10:30 - 11:00
From insight to impact: How location data visibility can transform your entire supply chain stream.
What data can bring benefits to your full supply chain stream?
How can you give them the data they need to be effective and efficient?
Speaker: Michael Kopenec, GM AWS Geospatial (Amazon Location Services), AWS
11:00 - 11:20
Location data and climate change: How mapping solutions are helping reduce CO2 emissions
What can location data do to help reduce climate impact?
Can predictive routing be used to improve your organization's sustainability?
Speaker:Hiroshige Sugihara, President & CEO, GeoTechnologies
11:20 – 11:40
Fueling sustainable growth: how carbon-based planning can create business opportunities with location data
How can data create accurate predictions for carbon planning and how can you add this to your routing plans?
How can these carbon-based plans be developed into business opportunities?
Speaker:Jakob Wegenast, VP Global GoGreen, DHL Supply Chain
11:40 - 12:00
12:00 – 13:15
Lunch, networking and exhibition viewing
13:15 – 13:35
Innovations in location data for more accurate and reliable car navigation
What can the data do to give customers accurate and precise navigation?
How can this be applied regardless of mobile connectivity?
Can this be applied retroactively to vehicles?
Speaker:Clare Jones, CCO, what3words
13:35 – 13:55
Preparing your business for the next wave of innovation: The benefits and opportunities of automated fleets
Can we predict when automated fleets are likely to become a reality?
What will the benefit be for businesses and their customers?
How can smaller businesses benefit from automated fleets?
Speaker: To be announced soon
13:55 – 14:15
Unlocking the potential of ADAS data: Strategies for streamlining operations and improving efficiency
What data can we get from ADAS?
How quickly can this data be taken advantage of?
What can the data be used for?
Speaker: Lisa Abom, CEO Nira Dynamics
14:15 – 14:30
14:30 – 14:45
Refreshments, networking and exhibition viewing
14:45 – 15:05
Beyond range anxiety: Sustainable routing solutions for electric vehicles
What technology innovations are there that can improve routing for drivers?
How can the data be best displayed to customers to reduce EV anxiety?
Speaker:Niklas Floren – WirelessCar CEO
Gideon Schipaanboord, Head of Marketing, RGNT
15:05 – 15:35
Connected for a better future: Maximizing the customer experience and reaching sustainability goals with EVs and location technology
How are electric vehicles evolving the automotive and trucking landscape
What role can location data and technology play in improving the customer experience and helping you reach your sustainability goals
What future opportunities ahead
Speakers:Xuan-Zheng Goh, Head of product, Smart Europe
Guido Cocola, Head of Digital Experience, Volta Trucks
16:00 - 16:15
Summary, take-home points and closing comments
Close of conference
A look at this year's HERE Directions 2023 Speakers*
SVP Connected Company Development, BMW Group
Stephan will be covering “The future of automotive connectivity: How software-defined vehicles are revolutionizing the driving experience” in his talk at HERE Directions 2023