Dr. Volkmar Denner and the most influential leaders in the industry came together at Bosch ConnectedWorld 2017, Bosch’s annual Internet of Things conference and exhibition. The conference took place on March 15-16, 2017 and featured inspirational keynotes and best-practice presentations by experts, as well as demos, interviews, and panel discussions,

Day 2

Thursday, March 16

08:00 – 09:00 | EXHIBITION AREA

Welcome & Exhibition

09:00 – 10:15 | GRAND STAGE

The future of mobility

Dr. Dirk Hoheisel

Member of the Board of Management, Bosch
Accelerating the Race to AI Cars

Jen-Hsun Huang

Co-Founder, President, and CEO, NVIDIA
A perfect storm: Data, digitization and disruption

Edzard Overbeek

10:15 – 10:45 | EXHIBITION AREA

Break & Exhibition

10:45 – 12:30 | BREAKOUT STAGES

Parallel Breakout Sessions

Connecting cars, motorcycles, or trucks to the internet results in new services and additional benefits that reach far beyond a vehicle’s current function. But first and foremost, connected mobility is changing the way people move – today and tomorrow.

Welcome to the mobility session: Mobility is more than driving

Thomas Fellger

CEO, iconmobile

Building the Hyperloop

Dirk Ahlborn

CEO, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc
Session Keynote

Changing Mobility: How connected services make people move tomorrow

Jumana Al-Sibai

Executive VP, Bosch

ConnectedRide – The evolution of BMW Motorrad

Dr. Ralf Rodepeter

Head of Brand and Product Communication, BMW Motorrad

Michael Heimrath

Director, BMW Motorrad

Raise your voice

Holger G. Weiss

CEO, German Auto Labs


Elena Ford

VP, Global Dealer and Customer Experience, Ford

Thomas Fellger

CEO, iconmobile
Session Chair & Moderator

Augmented reality (AR) can improve workplace processes by combining the best of both the real and the virtual worlds. AR will have a massive impact on how we work, learn, and interact in the future, and is already revolutionizing manufacturing, product design, marketing, sales, education, training, and much more.

Measureable efficiency gains through AR

Paul Davies

Technical Fellow, Boeing
Session Keynote

Where is the ROI in AR? AR use cases in the automotive aftermarket

Fedra Ribeiro

VP, Global OES, Bosch Automotive Aftermarket
Session Keynote

Using Augmented Reality in Manufacturing Planning

Tali Segall

VP Innovation at Siemens PLM Software, Siemens

Augmented Reality in Technical Communications

Rhonda Truitt

Global Director, Technical Communication Innovation and Best Practices Center, Huawei

Where is the ROI in AR?

Dirk Ahlborn

CEO, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc

Alex O’Neill

Future Diagnostics, Tooling & Equipment, ‎Jaguar Land Rover
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Jürgen Lumera

Director, AR Product Management, Bosch Automotive Service Solutions
Session Chair & Moderator

A key enabler of the IoT is the computing capability that controls the sensors, the gateways and communications infrastructure, and the servers that make up the end-to-end topography. At each stage of an IoT system, there is a purpose-built silicon chip providing this and other key functionalities.

Scaling IoT from silicon to clouds

Dr. Krisztian Flautner

VP Technology & Strategy, ARM
Session Keynote

Connecting the IoT Edge Node with Multiprotocol, Multi-Band Wireless SoCs

Sam Fuller

Director, NXP Semiconductors

Securing the IoT starts with the silicon

Tom Pannell

Director of IoT Marketing, Silicon Labs

Panel Discussion
How to address security challenges in the IoT

Dr. Krisztian Flautner
Tom Pannell
Sam Fuller
Dr. Martin Emele

VP Product Group Security, ETAS

Rhonda Dirvin

Director, IoT Verticals ARM, OpenFog Consortium
Session Chair & Moderator

12:30 – 13:40 | EXHIBITION AREA

Lunch & Exhibition

13:40 – 14:30 | GRAND STAGE

The Paradigm Shift in the Automotive Industry: Autonomous Driving

Elmar Frickenstein

Senior VP Autonomous Driving, Driver Assistance, BMW AG
The Role of Artificial Intelligence in the Design of Self-driving Cars

Prof. Amnon Shashua

Co-founder, Chairman and CTO , Mobileye

14:30 – 16:15 | BREAKOUT STAGES

Parallel Breakout Sessions

Smart cities improve their citizens’ quality of life as well as the city’s economic efficiency while conserving resources – by managing traffic, mobility, and energy. Smart commercial buildings adapt to user requirements and provide increased safety and security.

Cultivating walled gardens in smart cities

Usman Haque

Session Keynote

Moving toward an innovative and Senseable City

Erin Baumgartner

Senseable City Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cloud-based In-Store Analytics: Retail Services based on Video Analysis and Data-Mining

Dr. Jan Karl Warzelhan

Team Lead, Cloud-based Services Engineering, Bosch Security Systems

Digital construction – Fiction or Reality?

Mathias Huth

Director, Bosch Security Systems

Thomas Jaißle

Director, Drees & Sommer

Expert Round
How will commercial buildings be operated and managed in the future?

Dr. Cedric Gallais

Innovation Manager, SYSTRA

Nicos Peonides

Associate Director, Arup

Iain Trent

Engineering Director, Land Securities

Gabriel Wetzel

VP Smart City, Bosch Software Innovations
Session Chair & Moderator

Autonomous Driving is the hottest topic of 2017, with more and more test systems being on the road and in the field. Automotive vendors are racing to advance from now “basic” ADAS to more and more advanced solutions, with fully autonomous driving in urban areas still being the holy grail. This session will provide an overview of the status quo and the road ahead.

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Laszlo Kishonti

CEO, AI motive

AI and Fog Computing

Robert Swanson

Principal Engineer, Intel Corporation

The Autonomous Drive Software Challenge

Dr. Stan Schneider

CEO, Real-Time Innovations

Shaping the future of driving through Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Kai Yu

Founder & CEO, Horizon Robotics


Willem Strijbosch

Head of Autonomous Driving, TomTom

Dr. Michael Fausten

VP, Vehicle Systems Engineering, Bosch
Session Chair & Moderator

By enabling trusted, automated transactions without the need for third parties, blockchain increases agility and security wherever and whenever goods or information change hands. So blockchain enables new applications and services in a connected world.

Trust by Blockchain Technology – Odometer Fraud in Automotive

Dr. Matthias Schubert

Executive VP, TÜV Rheinland Mobility

Fighting Odometer Fraud with Blockchain Technology – Insights from a Field Study

Ass. Prof. Dr. Felix Wortmann

Bosch IoT Lab – University of St. Gallen

Blockchain and the Smart Mobility Economy

Dominique Bonte

Managing Director, ABI Research

Blockchain Beyond Finance – Towards the internet of value & trust

Dr. Dimitri De Jonghe

Developer, BigChainDB

Bosch Logistic chain enhanced by Blockchain Technology

Dr. Josef Maichle

VP, Bosch

Timo Gessmann

Director Bosch IoT Lab, a cooperation of Bosch, University of St. Gallen and ETH Zurich
Session Chair & Moderator


#BCX17 meets #BCW17

16:20 – 17:00 | Exhibition Stage

Hackathon Winner Pitches and Award

Listen to the eight finalists presenting their prototype on the exhibition stage, pitching against each other to determine the final winners in the category Technical Brilliance and Business Creativity.

17:00 – 18:00 | Hackathon Area

Hackathon Open Space

Meet all hackathon participants and discover the newly developed prototypes at the hackathon area.

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