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“Connected Truck, Connected Car” Conference

June 01, 2017

Thursday, June 1 | 8:00 AM - Friday, June 2 | 5:00 PM EDT
Jon M. Huntsman Hall, 8th Floor

At an extraordinary time of change in the automotive, trucking, and mobility sectors, PVMI and the Mack Institute for Innovation Management will hold a major two-day conference on the theme “Connected Truck, Connected Car.”

For these two related but distinct sectors, we will bring academics and practitioners together to take stock of the latest developments in “Connectivity”, evaluating them with frameworks from PVMI/Mack scholars and discussing implications for firms, consumers and societies.

Read a report about this conference here.

Truck Day Agenda – June 1

8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m. — Breakfast

8:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m. — Welcome: Connected Strategies in Mobility

John Paul MacDuffie
Director, PVMI
Professor of Management, The Wharton School

Nicolaj Siggelkow
Co-director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management
David M. Knott Professor of Management, The Wharton School


8:45 a.m.–10:00 a.m. — Panel 1: Will Trucking be a Lead Sector in Connected Vehicles?

Brad Bartkowski
President & Founder, Orion Fleet Intelligence

Jon DeGaynor
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Stoneridge

David Schaller
Industry Engagement Director, NACFE

Facilitator: John Paul MacDuffie


10:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. — Break


10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — Panel 2: Platooning

Josh Switkes
Founder and CEO, Peloton

Susan Alt
Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, Volvo Group North America

Bill Brentar
Sr. Director of Maintenance and Engineering Class 8 Transportation Fleet, UPS

Facilitator: Jamie Winebrake
Dean, College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology


12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m — Lunch and Table Discussions:

Energy Efficiency Initiatives in Trucking
Facilitated by David Schaller and Jamie Winebrake

Hours of Service Regulations and ELDs (Electronic Logging Devices)
Facilitated by Steve Viscelli (PVMI & Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, University of Pennsylvania School of Design) and Jon DeGaynor

Work and Employment Consequences of Trucking Innovations
Facilitated by Jerry Jacobs (Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania) and Claudine Gartenberg (Management, The Wharton School)

Connected Strategies in Mobility
Facilitated by Nicolaj Siggelkow and Christian Terwiesch (Co-director, Mack Institute)


1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. — Keynote: “Uberization” of Freight

Bill Driegert
Director, Uber Freight


2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m. — Discussion of “Uberization” of Freight

       Facilitator: Steve Viscelli


2:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m. — Break


3:00 p.m.–4:45 p.m. — Panel 4: Discussion of Autonomous Trucks

Richard Bishop
Bishop Consulting, Task Force on Automated Driving and Platooning with the American Trucking Association

Scott Perry
Chief Technology Officer, Ryder Systems Inc.

Facilitator: Christian Terwiesch


4:45 p.m.–5:00 p.m. — Prospects for Connected Strategies in Trucking

John Paul MacDuffie

Christian Terwiesch


Car Day Agenda – June 2

8:00 a.m.–8:30 a.m. — Breakfast

8:30 a.m.–9:15 a.m. — Welcome: Connected Strategies in Mobility

Nicolaj Siggelkow
Co-director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management
David M. Knott Professor of Management, The Wharton School

Christian Terwiesch
Co-director, Mack Institute for Innovation Management
Andrew M. Heller Professor, The Wharton School
Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions
Professor of Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine


9:15 a.m.–10:15 a.m. — Panel 1: How the Automotive World Looked at an Earlier Inflection Point: Reflections from Leaders of MIT’s International Motor Vehicle Program

Daniel Roos
Founder, International Motor Vehicle Program
Japan Steel Industry Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Systems, Emeritus, MIT

James P. Womack
Founder, Lean Enterprise Institute
Research Director, International Motor Vehicle Program

Facilitated by John Paul MacDuffie
Director, PVMI
Professor of Management, The Wharton School


10:15 a.m.–10:45 a.m. — Break


10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — Panel 2: Future Strategies for Connected Mobility
Who Will Prevail: “The Dinosaurs” (Automotive OEMs), “The Upstarts” (Tech Companies), or Both?

Takahiro Fujimoto
Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo

John Paul MacDuffie


12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. — Lunch and Table Discussions

Impact of Connected Strategies on Cities
Facilitated by Erick Guerra (Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania) and Gilles Duranton (Chair, Real Estate Department, The Wharton School)

Safety and Autonomous Vehicles
Facilitated by Rahul Mangharam (Penn Engineering) and Flaura Winston (Director, Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia)

Work and Employment Consequences of Mobility Innovations
Facilitated by Jerry Jacobs (Professor of Sociology, UPenn) and John Paul MacDuffie

Regulatory Issues at Federal, State, and City Levels
Facilitated by Sarah Light (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies & Business Ethics) and Shari Shapiro (Head of Public Affairs, PA & DE, Uber)


1:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m. — Panel 3: Faster, Smarter, Greener: Future of the Car and Urban Mobility

Charles Fine
Chrysler Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management, MIT Sloan School of Management
Professor of Operations Management and Engineering Systems

John Moavenzadeh
Senior Director, World Economic Forum

Brett Fusco
Assistant Manager, Long-Range Planning, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Facilitator: Erick Guerra


2:45 p.m.–3:00 p.m. — Break


3:00 p.m.–4:15 p.m. — Panel 4: Prospects for Autonomous Vehicles

Standards and Validation: Rahul Mangharam
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

Legal and Regulatory Issues: Sarah Light

Safety: Flaura Winston

Facilitator: Nicolaj Siggelkow


4:15 p.m.–4:30 p.m. — Closing Discussion: How Far, How Soon? Fleet vs. Consumer Connected Strategies

John Paul MacDuffie

Nicolaj Siggelkow

Location

Details

  • Date: Thursday, June 1 - Friday, June 2
  • Time: 8:00 AM EDT

Event Organizers

  • John Paul MacDuffie
  • Steve Viscelli