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Maifest 2018 - Mobility Edition

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Quadrus Conference Center

2400 Sand Hill Road

Menlo Park, CA 94025

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Maifest 2018 - Mobility Edition brings together industry-leading Bavarian & German multinational corporations and innovative growth-stage tech companies to network and collaborate about the Future of Mobility, primarily Autonomous Vehicles (AVs), Electric Vehicles (EVs), Connected Car, urban mobility, fleets, TNCs/ridesharing, and logistics.

Senior executives from German companies responsible for digital innovation, corporate venturing, R&D, and strategy primarily in the Automotive & Mobility space but also in Manufacturing, Logistics, Insurance, Telecommunications, Cybersecurity, and Energy & Infrastructure will outline how they collaborate with technology companies in shaping the future of mobility.

Tech companies from Silicon Valley, across the US, and abroad will have the opportunity to strengthen their connections to OEMs, Tier 1 and 2 suppliers, and multinational corporations as potential clients, partners, or service providers from Germany, the largest and most robust economy in the Europe/EMEA region.

Afternoon Agenda

"Maifest: Connect"

12:00 pm Registration & Lunch

1:00 pm Welcoming Remarks

1:15 pm Corporate Pitches (ca. 7 min. each)

2:15 pm - 5:00 pm 1:1 Meetings via Matchmaking App Brella.io (suggested max. 10 min)


2:30 pm - 3:30 pm LIVE Webinar "Accelerate2Europe" [A2E] - Virtual Expansion Accelerator

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm LIVE Product Demos & Presentations

5:00 pm "Autonomous Networking" (Bavarian beer & appetizers will be served!)

Evening Agenda

"Autonomous, Connected & Supercharged : What Does the Future of Mobility Hold?"

5:30 pm Welcoming Remarks

5:45 pm Keynotes

Dr. Sven A. Beiker

Managing Director, Silicon Valley Mobility | Lecturer, Stanford Graduate School of Business

William Riggs, Ph.D.

Founder, RESTREET | Asst. Professor, University of San Francisco School of Management

6:30 pm Panel Discussion, followed by Q&A - moderated by Dr. Sven A. Beiker


Giovanni Circella, Ph.D.
Director, 3 Revolutions Future Mobility Program
UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies

Regina Clewlow, Ph.D.
CEO & Founder, Populus.ai
fmr. Director of Business Development, moovel (Daimler)

Lia Theodosiou-Pisanelli
Director of Autonomous Strategy, Lyft

Dr. Kilian von Neumann-Cosel
Director, Business Development, Brose

Zach Barasz
Partner, BMW iVentures

7:15 pm Bavarian Happy Hour - featuring Bavarian beer, wine, food, and traditional dancers!

1:1 Meetings via our Matchmaking app before the Conference!

Our networking and matchmaking app, powered by Brella.io It offers you the opportunity to schedule 1:1 Meetings with conference attendees based on a unique compatiblity score! Upon registration you receive the register.

If you have any questions, please contact us at maifest@bavaria.org.

Looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday, May 9th!

Bavarian Happy Hour - featuring Bavarian beer, wine, food, traditional dancers, and music!

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Quadrus Conference Center

2400 Sand Hill Road

Menlo Park, CA 94025

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