Accelerating Sustainability: Maximizing the Benefits of Connected Cars

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Dirksen Senate Office
First and C streets NE Room 562
Washington, DC 20510
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The age of the intelligent vehicle is here. Every day new technologies are being announced that allow us to save time, fuel, and emissions when we travel. We are bringing experts together to identify and describe some of the most promising technologies on the market and discuss how government policy can extend their benefits to our communities and our planet. The first of two panels will be "Connected Cars are Cleaner Cars." Please join us for a great discussion!

Beverages and pastries will be served.*

Panel 1: Connected Cars are Cleaner Cars

Jason Harrison, Director, Emerging Enterprises and Partnerships, AT&T 

Harry Lightsey, Executive Director, Global Connected Consumer 

Leo McCloskey, Senior Vice President, Technical Programs, ITS America

Eric Berkobin, Vice President, Engineering, Verizon Telematics

Moderator: Matthew Stepp, Executive Director, Center for Clean Energy Innovation

Panel 2: Policy Drivers & the Future of the Connected Car

Mary Brown, Director, Government Affairs, Cisco

Hilary Cain, Director, Tech and Innovation Policy, Toyota 

Catherine McCullough, Executive Director, Intelligent Car Coalition

Paul Feenstra, Senior Vice President for Government and External Affairs, ITS America

Jules Polonetsky, Executive Director and Co-Chair, Future of Privacy Forum

Moderator: Dean Garfield, President & CEO, Information Technology Industry Council


*This event is a widely attended event under House and Senate ethics rules and a widely attended gathering under executive branch rules.

Panelists: 
Matthew Stepp
Former Staff
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Moderator
Jules Polonetsky
Executive Director and Co-Chair
Future of Privacy Forum
Presenter
Jason Harrison
Director, Emerging Enterprises and Partnerships
AT&T
Presenter
Eric Berkobin
Vice President, Engineering
Verizon Telematics
Presenter
Leo McCloskey
Senior Vice President, Technical Programs
ITS America
Presenter
Mary Brown
Director of Government Affairs
Cisco Systems
Presenter
Dean Garfield
President
Information Technology Industry Council
Moderator
Harry Lightsey
Executive Director
Global Connected Consumer-Global Government Relations, GM
Presenter
Catherine McCullough
Executive Director
Intelligent Car Coalition
Presenter
Paul Feenstra
Senior Vice for Government and External Affairs
ITS America
Presenter
Hilary Cain
Director, Tech and Innovation Policy
Toyota
Presenter