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March 14, 2018 @ 4:10 pm - 4:30 pm

Civil Maps speak Detroit Michigan on feature extraction

Join 300+ experts to network, share ideas and learn about the technologies and trends that are shaping the evolution of the autonomous car.


We work closely with our expert speakers to develop a schedule that offers delegates a glimpse into the future.

8am: Registration and networking breakfast

Main Stage

9am: Incorporating autonomous vehicles into rideshare networks – Stephen Lesh, Uber
9:30am: The path to level 5 autonomy (panel discussion):
Leading experts provide unique insight into the challenges, solutions and opportunities that exist for autonomous car stakeholders over the next decade and beyond –
Moderated by Gary Silberg, National Sector Leader Automotive, KPMG
Mark Crawford, Great Wall Motor Company | Jeremy McClain, Continental | Brian Mullins, DAQRI

10:30am: Networking break

Track 2

Session 3: Testing & Validation

3:30pm: Addressing the time-to-production gap for highly automated vehicles – Dan Mender, VP of Business Development, Green Hills Software
3:50pm: Keeping cameras and sensors clean in an autonomous future – Ales Alajbegovic, Vice President, Ground Transportation Applications, Exa
4:10pm: ML-driven contextual awareness for autonomous vehicles- teaching vehicles about neighboring objects – Paul Drysch, Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Civil Maps
4:30pm: Presentation by Samsung – Paul Liu, Principal Architect, Samsung
5pm: Networking drinks
6pm: Close

For a full schedule, please visit Automotive Megatrends page.

Civil Maps’ Speaker:

Paul Drysch Vice President of Sales and Business Development

Paul Drysch (VP, Sales & Business Development)

Biography: Paul Drysch is a Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Civil Maps. He has a proven track record for excellence in sales leadership, earned while working at Cisco, Ingram Micro, and Honda, as well as high-growth companies such as RideCell and Jasper. Building upon an existing customer base of OEMs with aggressive level 4 and level 5 driving initiatives based in North America, Europe, and Asia, Paul is responsible for overseeing existing accounts and expanding new business opportunities. He is entrusted with driving strategic partnerships and customer accounts across a broad range of mobility companies and mapping providers as well as truck, bus, and heavy equipment producers, all of whom are also pursuing fully autonomous vehicle development.

If you would like to connect with Paul at the conference, please email paul@civilmaps.com.

We are also planning to add more engineering, sales, and marketing talent to our team. If you want to work on the frontlines of building a driverless future, please reach out to jobs@civilmaps.com.


March 14, 2018
4:10 pm - 4:30 pm
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