the future of the Automobile Conference


The Future of the Automobile Conference, held at the Petersen Automotive Museum, brings together immersive and inspirational talks, demos, test drives and exhibitions to give a glimpse into the future of our mobility. The conference explores the brave new world of the personal transportation revolution that is set to transform every city in the world.


2018 COnference



8:30 - 9:30 am

9:30 - 10:30 am

10:40 - 11:30 am

11:40 - 12:30 pm

12:30 - 1:30 pm

1:30 - 2:30 pm

2:40 - 3:30 pm

3:40 - 4:30 pm

Opening Panel: Ten Visions

Designing the Future

When Cars Talk: Connectivity and Security
Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Future of Infrastructure and City Planning

Who is in the Driver’s Seat? Artificial Intelligence and Autonomy
The Future of Ownership and Ridesharing

Networking Lunch

Mid-Day Keynote

Human-Computer Interfaces and the Driving Experience
Powering the Future

The Industry Future: Manufacturing Transition
Rising China: Competition or Cooperation in Future Automotive Technology