This is a FREE event, but registration and approval are required for attendance.

Event Details:

  • Issue: Accelerating Automotive Advances in AI, Cybersecurity, and Big Data
  • When: Thursday, June 27th, 3:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: SAP America, 3412 Hillview Avenue,- cafe 3,  Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Parking: Free parking
  • Format: Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided

What to Expect:

  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with AI and Automotive industry leaders
  • Industry Leader Speakers and Panel: Gain insights from esteemed speakers discussing the latest trends and advancements in AI, cybersecurity, and big data within the automotive sector.
  • Pitch Session: Discover groundbreaking technologies as 6 visiting German tech companies pitch their innovative solutions for the automotive industry.

Agenda Overview:

  • 3:00pm: Check in, Hors d’oeuvres, Drinks and Networking
  • 3:40pm: Welcome from SAP – An Introduction to SAP and Automotive
  • 3:50pm: Keynote and Discussion on Industrial Ideas and Commercial Reality
  • 4:15pm: Panel Discussion on Collaborations and Innovations in AI, Cybersecurity, and Big Data
  • 5:15pm: Q&A
  • 5:30pm: German Tech and Automotive Delegation Pitches
  • 5:50pm:  Q&A
  • 6:00pm: Mingle, Drinks, and Hors d’oeuvres


Kay Werner Head of Americas, Global Automotive Industry Business Unit – SAP America
Thomas Neubert – Founder,  Transatlantic AI eXchange
Dr. Yvonne Lutsch – Investment Principal, Bosch Ventures
Faith Blakemore – Strategic Initiatives, CISPA Helmholtz Center For Information Security, Saarbrucken, Germany
Matthias Hohensee, Bureau Chief Silicon Valley at Wirtschaftswoche, Moderator
Karl Roman – VP Product Strategy and Business Development, Phantom AI

The following German companies are participating in a Germany Trade and Invest (GTAI) trade mission hosted by Trade Horizons.  Each of the organizations will be doing a quick 2 minute knowledge share/pitch at the event.  We encourage you to speak with them and discover collaboration opportunities.


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