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MOBILIZED FOR THE FUTURE
A Conversation On Mobility, Technology, & Opportunity


Join a stellar line-up of thought-leaders, entrepreneurs, technology experts, and business executives for a front-row conversation on the future of mobility and the opportunities for parking asset owners and operators. Discussion will feature a range of opinions on everything from EVs to AVs, grid resilience, payment platforms, and infrastructure investments.

Discover:
  • How the auto industry and OEMs are investing in EV’s, and an all-electric future
  • The real truth about the power grid, its constraints, dependencies, and barriers to change
  • The opportunities for asset owners in a highly connected “Smart City”
  • How assets owners can leverage mobility tools for better customer engagements and revenue growth


Featuring Leading Industry Experts:


Bryce Robert Bryce
Author, Journalist, Podcast
Austin, TX
JonMichael Jason JonMichael
Assistant Director - Smart Mobility
City of Austin
Byrnes Kevin Byrnes
Critical Infrastructure Strategist
Microsoft
Kotch Michael Kotch
Partner, Blackhorn Ventures
Collier Chelsea Collier
Founder, Digi.City
Editor-at-Large, Smart Cities Connect
Rosenthal Mark Rosenthal
COO
HqO
Benoit Benoit Joly
Chief Commercial Officer
WeJo
Silberg Gary Silberg
Partner, Global Head of Automotive
KPMG LLP


Main Stage Sessions:

 

The Sober Truth: EVs, Mobility, & the Future of the Grid

EV charging is the buzzword of the year in parking. But when the smoke clears, what’s left? This talk gets into the ecosystem required for an EV future.

Systemic constraints, economic dependencies, and the inertia of human nature – why they matter, barriers to change, and the conversation asset owners and operators need to have today.


Presenter:

Robert Bryce Robert Bryce
Author, Journalist, Film producer, Host of the Power Hungry Podcast

Robert Bryce is an author, journalist, film producer, and podcaster. He is the acclaimed author of six books on energy and innovation, including most recently, A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations.

Bryce has given more than 400 invited or keynote lectures to groups ranging from the Marines Corps War College to the Sydney Institute as well as to a wide variety of associations, universities, and corporations.

His books and articles have been translated into six languages. And his work has appeared in dozens of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Forbes, Real Clear Energy, The Hill, Austin Chronicle, and Guardian.

Bryce is the host of the Power Hungry Podcast and the co-producer of the feature-length documentary, Juice: How Electricity Explains the World. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Lorin.

 

 

Fully Charged: Detroit’s Big Bet on the Electric Future

Hear from KPMG’s Global Automotive Sector Leader and Global Lead Partner for Ford Motor Company as he outlines how the automotive industry is preparing for the all-electric future, and what it could signal for parking asset owners and operators.


Presenter:

Silberg Gary Silberg
Partner, Global Head of Automotive, KPMG

Robert Bryce is an author, journalist, film producer, and podcaster. He is the acclaimed author of six books on energy and innovation, including most recently, A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations.

Bryce has given more than 400 invited or keynote lectures to groups ranging from the Marines Corps War College to the Sydney Institute as well as to a wide variety of associations, universities, and corporations.

His books and articles have been translated into six languages. And his work has appeared in dozens of publications, including The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Forbes, Real Clear Energy, The Hill, Austin Chronicle, and Guardian.

Bryce is the host of the Power Hungry Podcast and the co-producer of the feature-length documentary, Juice: How Electricity Explains the World. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife, Lorin.

 

 

It’s Electrifying: Straight Talk from the EV Leaders Shaping What’s Next

The gap between future and reality is closing – Auto OEMs and rental/fleet managers are all-in on electric. Should you be too?

We’ll delve into the decision-making process and explore questions such as what risks and potential benefits are involved in an EV charging investment? What kind of infrastructure and traffic do you need to reap the benefits of the investment?


Presenters:

Panel Leadership
   

Smart City Ecosystem: Tap into the Power (and Money) of the Infrastructure


From the proliferation of EVs to cities doubling down on ‘smart’ initiatives, we are at the dawn of an infrastructure renaissance that will power economic growth for decades. And parking assets are at the center of it all.

Hear from city and infrastructure leaders on how to unlock the economic potential of your asset by putting your constituents and consumers first, while differentiating your service and creating loyalty.


Presenters:

Panel Leadership
   

Path to Prosperity: Using Advances in the Connected Experience to Your Advantage

Consumers have come to expect that everything is one tap away, and that's becoming true in their cars.

It's not enough to provide parkers with convenience when they arrive at your facility, you need to help them find you before they leave on their trip and continue that seamless journey even after they’ve arrived.

We’ll highlight some of the important players in this connected ecosystem and why bringing your parking assets online to this digital world means good business for you.


Presenters:

Panel Leadership



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