Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to the Petersen Museum?

The Petersen Automotive Museum is located at the corner of S Fairfax Ave and Wilshire Blvd. Click here to get directions from your location.

Where should I park?

The Future of the Automobile Conference is please to provide complimentary parking for all conference attendees in the Petersen Museum parking garage.

What time does registration open?

Registration opens at 7:30 am. 

Where do I get my credentials?

The Future of the Automobile Registration Desk will be located on the first floor at the admissions desk. Please collect your credentials there and plan to wear them throughout the duration of the conference.

Will there be meals and refreshments?

We will be serving a light breakfast and a lunch provided by Drago Brothers catering. Lunch will be available from 12:30 to 1:30pm on the Promenade outside of the Meyer Gallery. There will be a closing cocktail reception on the rooftop. Coffee and other beverages will be available throughout the day.

How do I connect to the conference wi-fi?

The Petersen Automotive Museum has complimentary wi-fi. Please join the network: "PetersenWiFi".

What is the conference social media policy?

We encourage attendees to use social media to engage with each other and to share their experience with their followers using the official conference hashtag #FutureoftheAuto. For official updates, photos and more, follow the Los Angeles World Affairs Council and Petersen Automotive Museum.

Will there be press in attendance?

There will be local, national and international journalists covering the official events at the conference. All conference speeches and panels will be on-the-record, and photographers and videographers will be present for all portions of the conference. 

For press wishing to cover the conference, please email media@futureoftheautomobile.org.

What is the dress code at the conference?

We expect attendees to wear business attire.

Will the conference be live streamed? 

The moderated discussion with Franz Von Holzhausen will be streamed on the Petersen's Facebook page. All other panels will not be live streamed.

Will video and photos be available after the conference?

Yes, both video and photos will be posted on the website after the conference.

 

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