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SMMT Connected 2017

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The conference will take place at the QEII Conference Centre, London, on Thursday 30 March 2017 and will bring together 400 of the most senior European automotive executives, as well as representatives from the technology sector, policy-makers and journalists.

Alongside SMMT Chief Executive, Mike Hawes, we are also pleased to announce that BMW will be providing a keynote address. Dr Ian Robertson, Member of the Board of Management, BMW AG, will explore the future vision for connected and autonomous vehicles, and provide insights into how the BMW Group aims to achieve its vision of being the technology leader of the digital age.

The full-day agenda will address a number of key topics including:

  • Future challenges and opportunities surrounding mobility
  • Assessing the current and potential social and safety benefits of connected and autonomous vehicles
  • Overcoming challenges surrounding cyber security and data protection
  • Review of current international initiatives and the lessons learnt from testing that are already underway.