the future arrives, may 3, 2018.



The Future of the Automobile Conference is a one day event on May 3, 2018, held at the Petersen Automotive Museum that brings together immersive and inspirational talks, demos, test drives and exhibitions to give a glimpse into the future of our mobility. The conference will explore the brave new world of the personal transportation revolution that is set to transform every city in the world.


2018 Speakers


Conference Schedule


8:30 - 9:30 am

9:30 - 10:15 am

10:30 - 11:30 am

11:30 - 12:30 pm

12:30 - 2:00 pm

2:00 - 3:00 pm

3:00 - 4:00 pm

4:15 - 5:15 pm

Opening Panel: Perspectives on Future of the Automobile

Opening Keynote

Breakout Sessions: Cutting Edge Technologies // Future of Racing

Breakout Sessions: Future of Trucking // LA Planners Design for AVs

Lunch and Keynote

Breakout Sessions: AV Tech and Design // Ethical Considerations

Breakout Sessions: International Scene // AV Economy

Plenary Panel: Detroit to Silicon Valley Debate