Wednesday, 8 September

It's worth getting up early on the second day of the conference, because the first highlight won't be long in coming: Starting at 9 a.m. on the Mobility Stage, Teamviewer CEO, Oliver Steil, will discuss the future of mobility. Directly afterwards, there will be further input on the topic on the same stage: Guests can also follow the presentation by the inspiring futurist Gerd Leonhard in a stream on the Virtual Summit Main Stage.
The main topic on the Summit Stage: How can vision-based driver assistance systems help prevent and reduce collisions?

At the same time, the first top-class speakers on the topic of Mobility-as-a-Service will meet on the Summit Stage from 10 a.m. onwards. Johann Jungwirth, Vice President of Mobileye, will present the latest scientific findings in cooperation with Professor Andreas Herrmann from the University of St. Gallen. Other topics include vision-based driver assistance systems for avoiding and reducing collisions. 

The founders of Women in Mobility are curating a session on the Expert Stage on Wednesday. „Women and Security in Public Spaces“ will be the main topic starting at 10:00.

Meanwhile, on the Expert Stage, the session on "Women and Security in Public Spaces" curated by our conference partner "Women in Mobility" (WiM) will start, among others with Ines Kawgan-Kagan (Managing Director, AEM GmbH). WiM will also offer additional sessions on Hyperloop and Curbside Management: In the Hyperloop technology made famous by Elon Musk in 2013, a transport capsule moves almost emission-free through a tube system in which a partial vacuum prevails. As a result, the capsule does not touch the tubes and can - theoretically - move just as fast as an airplane. Dr. Isabella Grahsl of Curbside Management addresses, among other things, the question of how public space can be better used, especially in the area of urban mobility.

Starting at 12 p.m., Prof. Andreas Herrmann of the University of St. Gallen will address the social implications of the Mobility-as-a-Service concept. He will also be welcoming Cem Özdemir, member of the Green Party in the German Bundestag and transport expert for his parliamentary group, to the Expert Stage

Starting his talk on the Mobility Stage at 13:00 is Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon.

Cristiano Amon will speak on the Mobility Stage at 1 pm. The Qualcomm CEO has revolutionized 5G technology and says: "Technologies like 5G, Wi-Fi 6, cloud and AI are the foundation for the digital transformation that will carry us into the future." Fittingly, AI-based business models will also be the focus of the Vision Stage panel curated by conference partner TH Ingolstadt. Starting at 1 p.m., guests will include Dr. Claus Beringer, Vice President Traffic Management Platform at Siemens ITS. 

An example of smart, interconnected systems from BMW: The light spheres turn toward the person who spoke to the Intelligent Personal Assistant. © BMW

Starting at 3 p.m., TH Ingolstadt will also be hosting a panel discussion on artificial intelligence on the Expert Stage. Here, Richard Kinder (Amazon Alexa), Professor Torsten Schön and Professor Marc Aubreville (TH Ingolstadt) will join Sebastian Brenner from the BMW Group to discuss how smooth interaction between humans and digital technology can work. At the same time on the Mobility Stage: inspiring keynotes by Dr. Peter Laier (Member of the Executive Board Knorr-Bremse AG) and Reinhard Ploss (CEO Infineon).

Those who can't make it to the exhibition halls can follow numerous items on the IAA MOBILITY 2021 program, such as the discussion between Oliver Steil and Toto Wolff or the presentation by Gerd Leonhard, on the Virtual Summit Main Stage.