The Automobile of the Future. Keynote by Paul Jacobs, Chairman, QUALCOMM

September 21, 2016 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
QUALCOMM Auditorium
5775 Morehouse Dr
San Diego, CA 92121
Anita Rusch
858-771-MIT1 (858-771-6481)

 Presenting a collaborative event on September 21, 2016

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, Executive Chairman, Qualcomm Inc.
Topic: “The Automobile of the Future: The Connected Car,  Autonomous Vehicles and Shared Mobility”
Followed by:
Dr. Pradeep Khosla, Chancellor, UCSD leading a panel of industry experts on
“Disruption in the Automotive Value Chain: What the Future Holds”


Brandon Nixon, Chairman & CEO, Lytx.Inc.
Patrick Little, SVP and GM, Qualcomm Automotive Solutions
John Wall, CEO, QNX Software Systems
                        Come early to see Qualcomm’s automotive demonstrations!  
Plus two cars onsite:  Cadillac with Infotainment and BMW M8 Electric with Halo
Event Overview:
Our mobility and transportation is poised for more change in the next five to ten years than it’s seen in the past 100 years.  The most basic paradigm of “Will you be driving the car?” or “Will the car be driving you?” is going to change.  We are on the verge of realizing Hollywood’s imagination of the cars from Total Recall or Back to the Future movies.
The vehicles and its ecosystems of the future will be smarter. They will be increasingly intelligent, inter-connected and instrumented. They will ultimately communicate, socialize and collaborate with each other, including other vehicles, traffic lights, parking bays and retailers, thereby becoming an entirely new platform to change the paradigm of how we transport ourselves and everything else.
This new platform will bring forth an array of digital services created out of the vast amounts of data this connectivity will unleash, just as smartphones changed the world in the last 10 years.  They will reinvent existing business models, create new models, change the entire ecosystem and redesign customer engagement and expectations.
Please join us and find out where the future is going with a keynote from Dr. Paul Jacobs, Executive Chairman, Qualcomm Corporation, and a renowned panel of industry experts from the automotive industry led by Pradeep Khosla, Chancellor, UCSD.
 4:30 pm – Qualcomm Automotive Demonstrations; Cash Bar, light appetizers
 5:30 pm – Welcome note by Naresh Soni, TiE Southcoast President & Nakul Duggal, VP Product Management – Automotive, Qualcomm
 5:45 pm – Keynote: Dr. Paul Jacobs, Executive Chairman, Qualcomm Inc.
 6:15 pmChancellor Pradeep Khosla, UCSD, leads an industry experts panel
 7:30 pm – Networking; Cash Bar
 8:00 pm – Event ends
Paul Jacobs photo
Dr. Paul E. Jacobs is executive chairman and chairman of the board of Qualcomm Incorporated, where he is responsible for helping guide the development of new technologies and Qualcomm’s long-term opportunities.  A leader in the field of mobile communications for more than 25 years and a key architect of Qualcomm’s strategic vision, Dr. Jacobs spearheaded Qualcomm’s efforts to develop and commercialize mobile technology breakthroughs that have significantly contributed to the growth of both the Company and the industry. Important developments which began under Dr. Jacobs include: the first smartphone based on Palm OS®; inclusion of GPS capabilities in mobile phones (which led to the acquisition of SnapTrack™ GPS and Qualcomm’s development of gpsOne™ position-location technology); the Brew® platform, which enables over-the-air downloading of applications; QChat™ platform, a Voice over IP, push-to-talk system; Qualcomm® Mirasol™ display technology, a novel reflective display technology; and the Qualcomm® Toq™ smartwatch.   Click here for full bio.


Pradeep K. Khosla, an internationally renowned electrical and computer engineer, is the eighth Chancellor of the University of California, San Diego, and a Distinguished Professor.  At UC San Diego, he initiated and led a comprehensive, all-inclusive strategic planning process to unify the campus and define UC San Diego’s future.  The initiative resulted in a Strategic Plan that outlines five overarching goals, four grand research themes, and 13 strategies to fulfill our sharpened mission and vision as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university.
Before his current appointment, Khosla served as Dean of the College of Engineering and Philip and Marsha Dowd University Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. There, he set the strategic direction for undergraduate and graduate education and research, and initiated undergraduate curriculum reform, successful diversity efforts, multidisciplinary research centers and graduate offerings, and international programs. Khosla spent the majority of his career at Carnegie Mellon, rising through the ranks from his first position as Assistant Professor in 1986 to his appointment as Dean in 2004. From 1994 to 1996, he also served as a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Program Manager in the Software and Intelligent Systems Technology Office, Defense Sciences Office and Tactical Technology Office, where he managed advanced research and development programs.  Click here for full bio.

MITEF Members and MITEF Sponsors: Free

Students with valid ID:  $5
Non-members: $45
​​On-Site: $50

NOTE:  Online Registration ends at midnight, the day prior to the event.  If you register online the day of the event, you will be charged $50, the on-site price.

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