MARCH 19/20, 2024 | TORINO, ITALY

International business convention
for automotive & vehicle innovation


Update March 29th, 2022


Moderator: Luca Talotta, Influencer Digital Creator

08:45 – 10:00

Institutional Opening

Alberto Cirio, President, Regione Piemonte

Dario Gallina, President, Torino Chamber of Commerce
Dario Peirone, President, Piemonte Agency
Stéphane Castet, CEO, abe - advanced business events

Keynote speech
Giancarlo Giorgetti, Minister of Economic Development *

The Italian and Piedmontese automotive industry: present & future

Moderator: Stefano Tizzani, Member of the Board, Piemonte Agency

Carlo Ferro, President, Italian Trade Agency *

Fabrizio Ricca, Regional Minister for Internationalization, Regione Piemonte

Marco Gay, President, Confindustria Piemonte

Giorgio Marsiaj, President, Unione Industriali Torino

Giada Bronzino, Deputy Vice President, API Torino 

Marco Stella, Vice President, Anfia

Giorgia Garola, Member of the Board, Piemonte Agency

10:15 – 10:40

Automotive & Transportation Scenarios

Economic context and banking support to the automotive industry

Stefano Cappellari, Regional Director for Piemonte Nord, Valle d’Aosta and Sardegna, Intesa Sanpaolo

Automotive C.A.S.E. (Connected, Autonomous, Shared, Electrified) Outlook: next steps in the disruption and implications for the industry players

Dario Duse, Managing Director, AlixPartners

10:40 – 11:55

General Trends in Automotive & Vehicle Innovation

Anne-Lise Richard, Head of Global E-Mobility, Stellantis *

Pierpaolo Antonioli, CEO & Board Chairman, PUNCH Torino

Camillo Mazza, General Manager, Robert Bosch GmbH Branch in Italy

Maxime Flament, CTO, 5GAA

Christoph Menne, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, FEV Group              

11:55 – 12:25

How to Meet the Challenges of Technology Transition in the Face of Current Challenges and Regulations

Aleksandar Damyanov, Technical Manager, Green NCAP

Salvatore Musumeci, Head On Road Testing, CSI

Gerhard Meister, Vice President Business Field Electrification, AVL

12:25 – 12:35


Andrea Tronzano, Regional Minister for Economic Activities Development and SMEs, Regione Piemonte 

12:35 – 12:45

2020 Start Up Contest Award

Matteo Marnati, Regional Minister for Innovation, Regione Piemonte 

12:45 – 12:50

City of Torino welcome address

Chiara Foglietta, Councilor for the Ecologic Transition, Città di Torino  

12:50 – 13:15

5GMETA Hackathon Award

Pierluigi Freni, Project Manager, Liftt

Pitch presentation of awarded teams

13:15 – 14:00

Lunch Break



Moderator: Alessandro Coda, Automotive Research & Advanced Engineering, Stellantis CRF

14:00 – 14:20

The Impact of Digitalization on Future Products

Gianmarco Brunetti, Head of Commercial Transformation & Officer Structure, Jaguar Land Rover

14:20 – 14:40

How Microservices and Agile Can Help you Scale Automotive Software Development

Adam Kozłowski, Solution Architect and Head of Automotive R&D, Grape Up

14:40 – 15:00

Leading the Technological Transformation of the Automotive Industry

Johan Amoruso-Wennerby, Business Strategist, Open Innovation Arena, Volvo Cars *

15:00 - 15:20

Transcending Connectivity: the Future of Connected Cars

Aryan Habib, Manager, Connected Vehicles and Telematics Business Product & Corporate Strategy, Hyundai *

15:20 - 15:40

Think out of the box to shape the future together

Michele Maria Marotta, Business Development Director, Segula Technologies


Moderator: Gianmarco Boretto, Director, PUNCH Torino

15:40 - 16:40

Managing the transition, panel organized by PUNCH Group

Stefano Caprio, COO, PUNCH Hydrocells 

Alberto Pisoni, COO, PUNCH Softronix

Luigi Lugaro, CTO, SASA

Leonardo Peretti, Co-founder, Protocube Reply


16:40 - 17:20

Panel discussion: Strategies for Accelerating the New Vehicle Development Process

Moderator: Ingrid Tighe, Director of Economic Development, Oakland County, Michigan

Basant Sharma, VP Engineering, Detroit Engineered Products (DEP)
Mary Buchzeiger, CEO, Lucerne International, Inc.
Thierry Rolina, Business Development Manager, Danlaw



Moderator: Andrea Sanguedolce, FEV

14:00 – 14:20

Market report 2021 of Commercial Vehicles and Bus sector

Miriam Sala, Studies and Statistics area Manager, ANFIA


Moderator: Andrea Sanguedolce, FEV

14:20 – 14:40

Rebooting Autonomous Driving

Gabriel Seiberth, Managing Director, Accenture

14:40 - 15:00

Assisted and autonomous driving vehicle testing - Latest methodologies per performance development and vehicle validation

Ivan Zaffaroni, CSI s.p.A. – IMQ Group

15:00 – 15:20

Understanding and Monetising Big Data from AVs

Junjie Tang, Principal Consultant, Amazon Web Services *

Antonia Schulze, Machine Learning Specialist, Amazon Web Services *

15:20 – 15:40

AV Certification: An Operational Design Domain Based Framework

Matteo Oldoni, Autonomous Driving Standards, NVIDIA *

15:40 – 16:00

Cloud Enhanced Autonomous Vehicles

Kristian Jaldemark, Head of Development, Carmenta

16:00 – 16:20

AI based driving style estimation for sensorless driver state monitoring

Ilario Gerlero, Senior Manager, Concept Reply

Angelo Bonfitto, Politecnico di Torino

16:20 – 16:40

Smarter Together: swarm intelligence for collaborative missions of autonomous multi-vehicle systems

Giulia De Masi, Principal Scientist, TII Abu Dhabi *

16:40 – 17:00

Turin House of emerging technologies - CTE NEXT: opportunities for start-ups and SMEs in the "Smart Road" area

Elena Deambrogio, Project Manager, City of Torino

17:00 – 17:20

Torino 2022: Autonomous shuttles in urban mixed traffic

Maurizio Arnone, Head of the "Future Cities & Communities" Research Domain, Links Foundation

18:30 – 21:00

Networking Cocktail

*Remote Speakers
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