June 13-14, 2018

NXP Connects represents the energy, depth and scope of a large-scale conference designed in a concentrated format to offer a more personalized experience – for learning, networking and inspiration.

Keynote Presentations

Gain insights from thought-provoking industry leaders on key automotive, IoT and security topics.

IoT and Security

The Rise of IoT Purposed Solutions

Wednesday, June 13, 9 a.m.

A visionary outlook on how edge computing will redefine business and our lives. Learn to tap into the power and potential of fully integrated systems, fast-emerging embedded AI, and machine learning – to deliver smarter IoT technology.

  • Steve Owen, EVP Sales and Marketing, NXP
  • Chris Rowen, Silicon co-founder and CEO of BabbleLabs
    The Deep Learning Revolution: From Theory to Impact, Learn about the key ideas of deep learning and explore the systematic improvements in accuracy in perception and recognition tasks. Gain insights into the rapid changes in underlying computer architectures, in application development methods, and in human-machine interfaces.
  • Vince Wu, Senior Product Manager, Google Android Things
    Android Things | Google's managed OS for IoT: Android Things is Google's managed OS that enables you to build and maintain Internet of Things devices at scale. Learn about the robust platform that includes certified hardware, rich developer APIs, and secure managed software updates using Google's back-end infrastructure.
  • Antony Passemard, Product Manager, Google Cloud IoT
    Pushing the Boundaries of Cloud IoT: Google will share how they are pushing the boundaries from the cloud to the edge and gain insights into the advancements and benefits of highly secure IoT solutions.
Collaborate. Disrupt. Win

Collaboration: - The Fast Lane to Automotive Disruption

Thursday, June 14, 9 a.m.

Automotive news channels are bursting with collaboration agreements and breakthrough innovations in autonomy, connectivity, electrification, and smart mobility. How do you win in this fast-changing market? Hear how emerging carmakers, suppliers, and startups disrupt automotive innovation and how new collaboration schemes are transforming the industry.

  • Kurt Sievers, Executive Vice President of Automotive, NXP
  • Ben Landen, Director of Business Development, DeepScale
  • Dave Anderson, Director, Smart Machines at Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center, Samsung
  • Rachad Youssef, Vice President of Software Product Management, NIO

Experience the X-Factor

Come see how NXP is transforming the Internet of Things into the Interactions of Tomorrow. Explore the way NXP’s innovations push the boundaries by combining artificial intelligence, facial recognition and machine learning into a one of a kind, personalized Edge Compute Experience.

Technology Lab

Panel Sessions

Illuminating perspectives from top automotive industry leaders.

Monetizing Autonomous Driving

Monetizing Autonomous Driving

Thursday, June 14, 11:15 am

Car sharing, fleet services, alternative ownership models, truck platooning, in-vehicle purchases and multimedia experiences introduce new opportunities. Explore the impact in the race to make money. Where and when will the revenue from automated driving flow – and to whom? How will the traditional role of OEMs, Tier 1s, and Tier 2s change with autonomous driving?

  • Drue Freeman, CEO, Association For Corporate Growth - Silicon Valley (ACG-SV)
  • Michele Bertoncello, Partner, McKinsey & Company
  • Michael Mikos, CFO, Car2Go
  • Jeff Peters, Principal, AutoTech Ventures
  • Kamal Khouri, VP and GM of ADAS, NXP
The Autonomous Trust Gap

The Autonomous Trust Gap

Thursday, June 14, 1:30 pm

90% of accidents are caused by human error. Technologies like sensor fusion, vision, radar, lidar and V2X have built the foundation for the safety revolution. Why is there an autonomous trust gap? How can technology providers and carmakers build public trust in autonomous driving?

  • Abe Chen, Senior Director or Cloud, Connectivity, Network, and Security, Byton
  • Sam Abuelsamid, Senior Analyst, Transportation Efficiencies, Navigant Research
  • Ashley Tarver, Big Data Evangelist, Cloudera
  • Jason Stinson, Co-Founder & CTO, Renovo
  • Shri Sundaram, Senior Product Manager, DRIVE Platform, NVIDIA
  • Lars Reger, SVP and Automotive CTO, NXP

What to Expect at Connects

From the keynote address and panel discussions to a wide range of technical sessions, live demonstrations, and networking opportunities, here are highlights from NXP Connects Santa Clara 2018.

Schedule at a Glance

At every NXP Connects event, each day is filled with ample technical sessions, hands-on labs and networking opportunities. It's the ideal forum to learn about the latest innovations that impact your industry. Schedule of sessions also available by Automotive or IoT & Security focus.

IoT & Security Focus

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Time Event
8:00 am 7:00 pm Registration open - Check-in
9:00 am 10:30 am General Session - IoT & Security
10:45 am 12:45 pm Morning Sessions
12:45 pm 2:00 pm Networking Lunch in Technology Lab
12:45 pm 7:30 pm Technology Lab Open
2:00 pm 6:00 pm Afternoon Training Sessions
6:00 pm 7:30 pm Reception in Technology Lab

Automotive Focus

Thursday, June 14 2018

Time Event
8:00 am 7:00 pm Registration open - Check-in
9:00 am 10:00 am General Session - Automotive
10:15 am 12:15 pm Morning Training Sessions
11:15 am 12:15 pm Panel: Monetizing Autonomous Driving
12:15 pm 1:30 pm Networking Lunch in Technology Lab
12:15 pm 7:30 pm Technology Lab Open
1:30 pm 5:30 pm Afternoon Training Sessions
1:30 pm 2:30 pm Panel: The Autonomous Trust Gap
5:30 pm 7:30 pm Reception in Technology Lab

Technology Lab

The NXP Technology Lab showcases an array of some of the industry’s coolest innovations from NXP and its partners. Be one of the first to experience technologies and solutions that are pushing creative limits and driving the future of embedded design.

Technology Lab

NXP Connects Santa Clara Sponsors 2018