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2018 WASHINGTON AUTO SHOW PUBLIC POLICY DAYS

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MobilityTalks International®, January 23-24, 2018

Click here for more information, and a list of confirmed speakers 

Once again, the Washington Auto Show brings MobilityTalks International® to the beating heart of US lawmaking: Capitol Hill. In a reprise of 2016 and 2017’s imminently successful MobilityTalks panel discussion, 2018 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.


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23

EVENT

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LOCATION

FORMAT

MobilityTalks on the Hill

3:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

Russell Senate Office Building – Kennedy Caucus Room

Dignitary address and panel discussion, followed by a reception

Luxury Lifestyle Event

6:30 p.m.

9:30 p.m.

Washington Convention Center Ballroom A

Reception

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24

EVENT

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LOCATION

FORMAT

MobilityTalks Morning Plenary

8:30 a.m.

9:45 a.m.

Washington Convention Center Salon ABC

A series of 6‐8 dynamic, brief presentations

Senate Commerce Committee Field Hearing (not officially affiliated with MobilityTalks)

10:00 a.m.

12:00 p.m.

Washington Convention Center Salon GHI

U.S. Senate field hearing

MobilityTalks Lunch Plenary (in conjunction w/ Autos2050)

12:00 p.m.

1:45 p.m.

Washington Convention Center Salon ABC

Buffet lunch and keynote address

MobilityTalks Afternoon Breakout Session 1

2:00 p.m.

2:50 p.m.

Washington Convention Center Salon ABC and Room 102B

AAMVA and Eno Center producing panels

MobilityTalks Afternoon Breakout Session 2

3:00 p.m.

3:50 p.m.

Washington Convention Center Salon ABC and Room 102B

Panels on Data Privacy and Alternative Fuels 

MobilityTalks Reception

4:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

Washington Convention Center Ballroom A

Reception

Automotive Rhythms

7:00 p.m.

10:00 p.m.

LongView Gallery – 9th St. NW

Reception

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25

EVENT

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LOCATION

FORMAT

Breakfast Speech

8:30 a.m.

9:00 a.m.

Washington Convention Center Salon ABC

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

Press Announcements

9:15 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

OEM Displays – Washington Convention Center Main Show Floor

Press announcements

Government Keynote (timing subj. to change)

12:30 p.m.

1:45 p.m.

Washington Convention Center Salon ABC

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

Green Car Awards

2:00 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

Washington Convention Center Salon GHI

Award announcements

SAE Plenary Session

3:00 p.m.

5:00 p.m.

Washington Convention Center North Meeting Rooms

SAE’s Annual G&I Plenary

Sneak Peek Preview

5:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m.

Washington Convention Center Main Show Floor

Reception

WAS Lifetime Achievement Award

6:00 p.m.

8:00 p.m.

Washington Convention Center Ballroom C

Reception and Dinner

Be sure to visit the Washington Auto Show’s Press Room in Room 204 A/B of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The 2018 Washington Auto Show Press Room is sponsored by USAA.


For more information, please contact:

Telephone: 202-237-7200

SAE 2018 GOVERNMENT/INDUSTRY MEETING

Wednesday, January 24 – Friday, January 26, 2018
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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.

 

SNEAK PEEK PREVIEW

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Art-of-Motion artists will give a preview of their exhibit to attendees of Public Policy Day and the Sneak Peek.

2018 FLEET CONFERENCE & TRAINING

Tuesday, January 30 – Thursday, February 1, 2018
Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

The General Services Administration (GSA) is excited to host FedFleet 2018 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.
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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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