Automotive 2.0: Exploring New Models for Human Mobility

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Automotive 2.0: Exploring New Models for Human Mobility with SMART Managing Director Sue Zielinski

Title: Automotive 2.0: Exploring New Models for Human Mobility
In the last 1.0 hundred years mobility was largely about automobile ownership.  The conversation now moves to the role of vehicles in a more complex mobility mix.  How must automakers adapt?
Thursday, Dec 9
12-1pm EST
vPanel Panelists:

  • Jack Mason (moderator), leader of social media for IBM’s Global Business Services’ Strategic Programs and Social Media group
  • Kal Gyimesi is IBM Institute for Business Value Automotive leader.  The IBV is IBM’s think tank for publishing new, fact-based, business research.  His latest study is titled Advancing Mobility: The new frontier of smarter transportation.
  • Dan Sturges is an integrated mobility specialist with a background in vehicle /product innovation. He’s worked with leading transportation institutions on hybrid transit / shared personal vehicle systems.  He invented the “Neighborhood Electric Vehicle” category.
  • Sue Zielinski is the Managing Director of SMART at the University of Michigan’s.  SMART is for Sustainable Mobility & Accessibility Research & Transformation.  Her background is in Urban Planning and is she is actively consulting with automotive companies on new mobility strategies.