Driving Change in the Auto Industry –
Transformative Technologies and the Law

Presented on Tuesday, November 28, 2017

  • Materials:
  • Driving Change in the Auto Industry – Transformative Technologies and the Law

    • Speakers:
    • Adam Blinick, Public Affairs Director, Uber Canada
    • Thomas Bloor, Director, Sales and Business Development, BlackBerry QNX
    • Charles Vincent, Director General, Automotive and Transportation Industries Branch, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
    • Helen Fotinos, Co-Chair, National Automotive Group, Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP,
    • Kosta Kalogiros, National Automotive Group, Associate, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • About this program:
  • From self-driving cars to connected cities to radical shifts in retailing, the automotive sector is undergoing a revolution. Our Automotive Group is excited to present a three-part series focused on transformative changes in the automotive eco-system. This series will tackle important business, legal, and policy issues, while offering unique perspectives on the challenges and opportunities ahead.

    Part I – The Connected Car: Autonomous Driving & The Vehicle Eco-System

    Together with fascinating perspectives from top industry leaders, our experts will unpack the current and prospective legal and regulatory framework around connected cars and self-driving technology, as well as often overlooked, but increasingly popular and controversial issues such as mobile payments, infotainment, remote and predictive services, and the impact of artificial intelligence and self-learning technologies.

    Mark your calendars for the continuation of this series in 2018. No need to register now, a formal invite will be sent prior to the program.

    ¬ Part II: The Connected City: The Infrastructure Eco-System (May 2018)
    Focus on infrastructure and building the smart cities required to support vehicle technology.

    ¬ Part III: The Business of Auto: The Industry Eco-System (November 2018)
    Focus on industry disruptors, (e.g., Uber, Tesla, Genesis and large dealer groups), and impacts on the automotive landscape.

  • Accreditation:

  • This program qualifies for up to 1.5 hours of eligible educational activity or CPD/MCE credit under the mandatory education regimes in British Columbia, Ontario and Québec.