MobilityTalks International, January 24-25


MobilityTalks International Plenary Sessions: January 24

Walter E. Washington Convention Center Salons A, B, C
7:00am – 8:00am EST: Breakfast & Registration
8:30am – 4:15pm EST: Keynotes, Panels and Q&A
4:30pm – 6:00pm EST: Networking Reception

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.
For more information, please contact:
John O’Donnell, Producer:
[email protected]
Joe Koch, Assistant Producer: [email protected]

MobilityTalks 2.0: January 25

Kennedy Caucus Room, Russell Senate Office Building
11:15am EST: Registration & Lunch
12:00pm EST: Panel Discussion

Wednesday brings MobilityTalks InternationalSM to the beating heart of US lawmaking: Capitol Hill. In a reprise of 2016’s imminently successful MobilityTalks panel discussion, 2017 promises to present an even more impactful dialogue about the future of connected and autonomous technologies, featuring the leading thinkers, researchers, lawmakers and regulators from around the world.

Interactive Mobility Experience: January 24-25

Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
9:00am – 5:00pm EST

Industry/Media Day: January 26

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

8:00am – 3:00pm EST

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


Wednesday, January 25 – Friday, January 27, 2017
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 146 AB

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.


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


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


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

Two Art-of-Motion artists will give a preview of their exhibit to attendees of Public Policy Day and the Sneak Peek. During Public Policy Day, Jamaal Laamaj will paint a 2017 BMW Mini. For the Sneak Peek, Ed the Artist will be painting a 2017 Toyota Prius.


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. Learn more

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:
Chris Hosford, Director of Communications & Public Relations
[email protected] 714-743-8764

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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