The first day: conference and exhibition
This year Connected Car Conference was divided into three thematic blocks:
Summit was opened by the President of GLONASS Union, Alexander Gurko. After his report ‘Development of the Russian consumer services market based on Connectivity’ he personally visited all exhibition booths in order to learn about the advanced developments and achievements in the industry.
Reports were also delivered by representatives of event sponsors. Rightech’s deputy director Ivan Zapolskiy and Delimobil’s expert Stanislav Groshov told about business automation technologies, big data processing and carsharing implementation. СЕО at T-Tronic, which created a car service platform, David Shostak shared secrets of developing viable products based on big data analytics.
Visitors were greatly interested by the report of the foreign guest – Vincent Bonne from OCTO Telematics S.p.A. Speaker touched the topic of transforming the insurance industry by implementing telematics. Lecture by Roman Fershter from Mobile-eye also attracted lots of attention, revealing how to move beyond the development of driver assistance systems to the creation of unmanned technologies.
Besides that, speakers of the first block included representatives of famous car manufacturers – Sollers, GAZ, AVTOVAZ. The subject of the second block was highlighted by experts from Bright Box, Yandex Automotive Lab, Cisco, Cognitive Technologies, Software Solutions, EuroMobile. In the third block, the representative of MTS spoke about the usage-based insurance, and lawyers from Baker&McKenzie’s Moscow office discussed the solution of key legal issues and industry regulation.