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2017 WASHINGTON AUTO SHOW PUBLIC POLICY DAYS

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MobilityTalks InternationalSM is a forum designed for governments from around the world to exchange ideas on best practices related to the emerging trends in transportation surrounding connected and autonomous vehicles.

The changing landscape of transportation presents lawmakers and regulators with unique challenges and opportunities that can be more effectively addressed through partnership and collaboration.

For more information on MobilityTalks InternationalSM, please contact:

John O’Donnell, Producer
jod@wanada.org

Joe Koch, Assistant Producer
jk@wanada.org


Industry/Media Day

Thursday, January 26, 2017, 8:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Manufacturers, trade associations and government agencies offer news and announcements
on the floor of the Washington Auto Show.

SAE 2017 GOVERNMENT/INDUSTRY MEETING

Wednesday, January 25 – Friday, January 27, 2017
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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Understanding how technology, regulations and legislation affects the design of light and heavy duty vehicles in terms of safety, environment, and energy conservation is essential to vehicle development. This forum provides opportunities for technical authorities from government, industry, and academia who are leading regulations, pending legislation, and the advanced testing and technology to address these issues influencing future decision making within the industry.

ENO CENTER FOR TRANSPORTATION – CAPITAL CONVERGENCE 2017
WHERE INNOVATION MEETS TRANSPORTATION

Thursday, January 26, 2017
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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Capital Convergence is a dynamic day-long summit packed with expert-led panels, one-on-one executive exchanges, thought-leadership sessions, research-based case studies, and a vision for future policy, programs, and services based upon best practices. Open dialogue will be encouraged throughout the day to maximize idea sharing and ensure productivity. Participants will not only have the opportunity to learn, share, and debate – they will make key industry contacts.

Capital Convergence will build upon the conversation started at Convergence 2016 and will highlight how transportation innovations are being implemented by cities, drawing on real-world applications in the DC metropolitan region and across the country. Other highlights will include transportation technology demonstrations, an exciting keynote address, and a networking reception held during the Washington Auto Show’s Sneak Peak.

Confirmed speakers:
Eric Shaw, DC Office of Planning
David Somo, ON Semiconductor
Matt Cole, Cubic Transportation Systems
Andrew Salzberg, Uber
Jennifer Aument, Transurban Group
Steve Boyd, Peloton Technology
Mary Peters, Former Secretary of Transportation

2017 FLEET CONFERENCE & TRAINING

Tuesday, January 31 – Thursday, February 2, 2017
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The General Services Administration (GSA) is excited to host FedFleet 2017 at the Washington Auto Show. This is a no cost event for federal employees with valid federal identification. There are currently over 40 training sessions scheduled that cover issues related to both agency owned and agency leased vehicles.
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All media will be required to produce a photo ID, and all bags and equipment will be subjected to inspection.

For Media and Promotions, please contact:
Barbara Pomerance, Public Relations & Promotions Director
bp@pomeranceassociates.com
404-262-7811 or 404-557-7200

Bonnie Moret, Promotions & Media Relations Manager
bonnie@pomeranceassociates.com

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Notice: Attendees are encouraged to arrive early as the Washington Auto Show has instituted a standard security policy for all show days at the center. Patrons will be subject to search and possible hand held metal detectors. All bags, briefcases, book bags or items similar in nature will be searched as patrons enter the arena. The Washington Auto Show consults with local law enforcement agencies on a continual basis. Some of the security measures in place will be apparent to patrons and some will not.

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