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Connected Car Expo® Showcases the New Auto Industry's Pioneers at CTIA's Super Mobility Week, Sept. 9-11

Vegas Event Sets the Stage for Flagship Connected Car Expo at Los Angeles Auto Show Press & Trade Days Later This Year (Nov. 18-20)

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connected Car Expo (CCE) posted its roster of companies and experts that will comprise this year's automotive delegation at what's expected to become one of the wireless association's most important annual gatherings, CTIA's Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas (Sept. 9-11).

As the automobile becomes the ultimate mobile device, CTIA tapped CCE to curate a signature automotive-focused pavilion and develop a thought-leadership program for its all-new trade event.  A preview of what's to come to the Los Angeles Auto Show later this year (Nov. 18-20), CCE at Super Mobility Week will stage the following in Las Vegas:

  • Sept. 8: Ford App Developer Conference (pre-show)
  • Sept. 8-9: Ford Hackathon (pre-show)
  • Sept. 9-11: Ford App Pursuit
  • Sept. 9-10: CCE Conference (CTIA Mobile Talks)
  • Sept. 9-11: CCE Exhibits Open (CCE Pavilion)

Featuring the latest connected car technologies and mobility solutions from Hertz Neverlost, Lixar, OnStar and Speaktoit, the CCE pavilion will become a stage for Ford Motor Company's inaugural app developer conference, followed by its overnight hackathon and app pursuit challenge.

Meanwhile, CCE's thought leadership discussions will be part of CTIA's MobileTalks, designed to examine the issues shaping the automotive and wireless industries across a broad range of connected car subjects.  CCE will present the following programs during Super Mobility Week:

  • Sept. 9: "Smart Data & The Connected Car" Featuring Paul Asel, Managing Partner of Nokia Growth Partners
  • Sept. 9: "The Joy of Standards" Featuring Dr. Otman Basir, Committee Chair of IEEE Society on Vehicle Technology Standards and Jim Barker, Partner of Latham & Watkins
  • Sept. 10: "Fireside Chat with Ford & Pandora" Featuring John Ellis, Global Technologist of Connected Services of Ford Motor Company
  • Sept. 10: "Cars Get a Life" Featuring Joe Speed, Director of the Internet of Things for AllSeen Alliance, Linda Campbell, Director of QNX Cloud Services, and Mal Raddalgoda, Senior Product Manager of M2M Vertical Market Strategies for TELUS
  • Sept. 10: "Driving the New Consumer Experience: An Augmented Reality Demo"

"The Connected Car Expo at Super Mobility Week is going to be where the great minds of automotive technology and mobility meet," said LA Auto Show President, Lisa Kaz. "We're looking forward to invigorating debates taking place within the CCE pavilion that are sure to carry over to our Connected Car Expo at the Los Angeles Auto Show."

Featuring Amdocs' Director of Product Marketing, Jonathan Shmukler, the Connected Car Expo at Super Mobility Week is presented by the Association of Global Automakers. Global Automakers represents international motor vehicle manufacturers, original equipment suppliers and other automotive-related trade associations. They work with industry leaders, legislators and regulators to create public policy that improves vehicle safety, encourages technological innovation and protects our planet.

Those interested in attending Super Mobility Week can purchase passes by visiting
http://www.supermobilityweek.com/registration/

For additional information on CCE, LA Auto Show and CTIA please visit
ConnectedCarExpo.com, LAAutoShow.com and CTIA.org.

About the Los Angeles Auto Show and Connected Car Expo

Founded in 1907, the Los Angeles Auto Show is the first major North American auto show of the season each year.  Press Days for the 2014 LA Auto Show® will be held on Nov. 18 – 20. The show will be open to the public Nov. 21Nov. 30. The second annual Connected Car Expo (CCE) will unite automotive and technology professionals in an effort to increase development and foster relationship-building in the connected car industry, providing attendees with access to the key players and top media constructing the future of the connected car. CCE will start on Nov. 18, and continue in conjunction with the 2014 LA Auto Show Press Days.  The LA Auto Show is endorsed by the Greater L.A. New Car Dealer Association and is operated by ANSA Productions. To receive the latest show news and information, follow LA Auto Show on Twitter at twitter.com/LAAutoShow or via Facebook at facebook.com/LosAngelesAutoShow and sign up for alerts at www.LAAutoShow.com. For more information on CCE please visit http://connectedcarexpo.com/

About CTIA Shows

CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. CTIA2014™ at Super Mobility Week (www.supermobilityweek.com) takes place Sept. 9, 10 and 11, 2014 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. Twitter: @ctiashows | Facebook: www.ctiashows.com/facebook | LinkedIn: www.ctiashows.com/linkedin

About CTIA

CTIA–The Wireless Association® (www.ctia.org) is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C. Twitter: @ctia | Blog: http://blog.ctia.org/| Facebook: http://ctia.it/LCm4Nn | LinkedIn Group: http://ctia.it/Na6cA2

Media Contacts:
Connected Car Expo
Breanna Buhr/Sanaz Marbley
JMPR Public Relations, Inc.
(818) 992-4353
bbuhr[email protected]
[email protected]

CTIA
Amy Storey
(202) 736-3207
[email protected]

SOURCE Connected Car Expo

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