On-Demand IoT WebTalk: How Can C-V2X Create an Environment that Improves Quality of Life for Everyone?

Thursday 9 Jul 2020 | Connected Vehicles | Resources |

In this IoT WebTalk, industry experts from 5GAA, BMW, Tech Mahindra, Vodafone and the GSMA discuss how C-V2X (Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything) can enable more efficient driving and deliver improved road safety for all traffic participants.

  • Welcome and Introduction (0:00)
    Amaia White, IoT Programme Manager, GSMA
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  • Cellular-Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X): Today and Next Steps
    Maxime Flament, CTO, 5GAA
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  • Building Partnerships to Enable Connected Mobility
    Luke Ibbetson, Head of Group R&D, Vodafone
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  • Connected and Automated Driving – Cellular Ecosystem Approach
    Joachim Goethel, Senior Manager Project 5G Alliance, BMW
     

  • Enabling the C-V2X Ecosystem (46:22)
    Steve Schwinke, Global Head of Connected Vehicles, Tech Mahindra
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  • Panel and Q&A with all speakers

Speakers

Maxime Flament

CTO, 5GAA

Maxime Flament

Dr. Flament represents 5GAA, the global cross-industry association for the development of connected and automated cars, where he works as Chief Technology Officer since April 2018. Maxime was working previously as Head of Department for Connected & Automated Driving (CAD) at ERTICO – ITS Europe. Maxime holds a PhD and MSc from Chalmers Technical University, Sweden and an “Ingénieur Civil” degree from the Free university of Brussels. He also was visiting researcher at Stanford University, CA, USA.

Joachim Göthel

Senior Manager Project 5G Alliance, BMW

Joachim Göthel

Dr. Joachim Göthel is Senior Manager Project 5G Alliance in BMW Group´s Connected Company Development. In this position he holds the overall responsibility for the coordination of standardization and future integration of 5G mobile communication technology into vehicle platforms of BMW Group. He has been with BMW since 1996. Since then he has held various managing positions in the areas of electronics and system integration at BMW including power supply systems and electrification based on Li-Ion technology. Moreover, he has gathered many years of managing experience in communication systems and telematics until he took over the project lead of 5G Alliance in 2017.

Dr. Joachim Göthel received his Master degree in Electrical Engineering/Technical Electro Physics from the Technical University of Munich. He did his PhD at the Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics in Garching, Germany.

Steve Schwinke

Global Head of Connected Vehicles, Tech Mahindra

Steve Schwinke

Steve Schwinke is a recognized expert in Connected Vehicle Technology. He recently joined Tech Mahindra as the Global Lead for the Connected Vehicle after spending 22 years as an Executive at General Motors/OnStar and was elected to the Executive Board of Directors of the Telecommunication Industry Association. As an original member of the OnStar team he helped developed many of the industry first products and services and has been awarded 30 patents involving telecommunications, telematics and navigation. Mr. Schwinke holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and Master of Science in Wireless Communication Systems degree from Santa Clara University.

Luke Ibbetson

Head of Group R&D, Vodafone

Luke Ibbetson

Luke Ibbetson has been with Vodafone since 1996 and currently leads the Vodafone Group Research and Development organisation, responsible for all aspects of future research including trials of emerging / disruptive technologies, new industry partnerships and the creation of future revenue engines through advanced technology. Luke is an active participant in Industry Initiatives including 5GAA (Board member), Chairman of the NGMN 5G Board Committee, Advisory Board for UK TechWorks, and Board member for several venture backed new technology companies in which Vodafone has invested. Luke is a proud pioneer of Narrow Band IoT technology and currently shaping Vodafone’s thinking on 6G. Luke is a passionate supporter of innovative thinking, helping to create new opportunities for technology to change lives and society for the better.

Dr Shane Rooney

Executive Director IoT Networks, GSMA

Dr Shane Rooney

Shane Rooney is an Executive Director at the GSMA on the IoT Programme, bringing together strategies and synergies across the M2M verticals and the wider IoT ecosystems. Shane had previously led the GSMA’s initiative in developing mobile solutions in Smart Cities and collaborating with cities like Barcelona, Dubai and Shanghai. His team has developed a wider range of Smart City Indicators, Case Studies and Business Cases demonstrating the importance of mobile technology. His team also have developed enablers in IoT Security and embedded SIM. He has led the launch of the Cellular LPWA Networks Technology (LTE-M and NB-IoT) initiative globally and is now promoting Cellular V2X technology. Previously he has been a Group Vice President with Etisalat, developing solutions for Energy, Security and Transport IoT solutions for Middle East, Africa and Asia. Before that he has worked with other Mobile Operators, Vodafone, Hutchison and 3 UK as well as launching and divesting of his own M2M company. Shane pioneered early telematics and connected car solutions for Ford Motor Company in the USA and Europe. He has extensive Global experience. He holds a PhD in Communications Systems specialising in Location Based Services and studied Business Marketing at IMD Switzerland.

Amaia White

IoT Programme Manager, GSMA

Amaia White

Amaia is the Senior Project Manager for the GSMA’s Mobile IoT Initiative, which is supporting the industry in delivering commercial LPWA solutions in licensed spectrum (Mobile IoT). Leading a team of project managers, she runs and coordinates the delivery of numerous projects and industry engagement activities within the initiative that are aimed at accelerating the commercial availability of new solutions and the accelerated growth of the wider ecosystem. Prior to this Amaia has managed a number of projects both within Mobile IoT, and the Technology and Programme Services teams at the GSMA. She holds a BA in Linguistics from Leeds University and is a Prince2 qualified Project Manager.