Hacking, security and future technology on the slate for Technology & Telematics Forum

The Technology & Telematics Forum (TTF) in 2015. This year's event offers an in-depth look at future technologies.

North Richland Hills, Texas — July 7, 2016 –– NACE has released the complete agenda for the third annual Technology & Telematics Forum (TTF). Sessions on the slate include vehicle hacking, accident avoidance technology, vehicle security and a look at future technology.

The forum takes place at NACE 2016 on August 12 in Anaheim, California. TTF affords shop owners an managers an opportunity to meet OEM engineers and learn about technologies that will soon be coming into the shop.

The Technology & Telematics Forum is a half day event, including a private breakfast at 8 a.m. and a private strolling lunch with an opportunity to participate in the industry’s first and only Toyota Mirai Ride Along at 11:30 a.m.

Several of the world’s leading automakers will join experts in vehicle security, telematics technology, and diagnostics and repair to discuss how advanced technologies, connectivity and the Internet are changing modern automobiles.

What’s the Big Deal with Vehicle Hacking?

This year TTF kicks off with one of the most pervasive issue on the minds of automakers and parts suppliers: Hacking. Learn how and who is attempting to hack your customers’ vehicles.

The session will be moderated by Donny Seyfer of the Automotive Service Association (ASA). Special guests include Craig Smith of Theia Labs and Mahbubul Alam of Movimento.

Accident Avoidance Technology

Many new accident avoidance technologies have erupted onto the market in the last few years. ASA Chairman Elect Roy Schnepper will host an OE panel to discuss new technologies and techniques that directly affect both collision and service repair processes.

Roy Schnepper of ASA will serve as moderator, with guests Richard Salceda and Matt Valbuena of Mazda and Mark Allen of Audi.

The Future of Vehicle Security

There are many challenges to maintaining vehicle security as more and more data comes into and flows out of vehicles. Hear how privacy advocates and OEMs envision the connected future and the automobile.

The moderator will be Bob Redding of ASA. Guests include Lauren Smith of the Future of Privacy Forum and Bob Gruszczynski of Volkswagen.

Future Technology: Velodyne

In the very near future cars will be able to see and identify objects around them. Henyr Le of Velodyne will discuss how DARPA’s robot wars led to one the most cutting edge technologies moving us ever closer to autonomous vehicles.

Future Technology: Mirai

The first TTF showcased Toyota’s approach to fuel cell technology. This year attendees will get to see Toyota unveil the final product. Meet Mirai, and take a ride in the industry’s first and only Mirai Ride along.

For more information on NACE 2016, please visit naceexpo.com.


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