Meet the Connected, Autonomous & Automotive Electronics experts driving Innovation

AESIN announces the first keynotes for their Annual Conference – the premier UK Automotive Electronics event. The conference is taking place October 1, 2019 at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham.

Now in its 7th year, the conference brings together thought leaders, industry experts, government representatives and researchers. The conference is expected to attract more than 300 attendees, around 20 exhibitors and several vehicle demonstrators.

Keynote talks will include Iain Forbes – Head of the UK Government’s Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and Laith Altimime – President SEMI Europe.

Iain Forbes is the head of the UK Government’s Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, a policy unit based jointly in the Department for Transport and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The Centre aims to help ensure that the UK remains a world leader in developing and testing connected and autonomous vehicles.

Mr. Altimime has more than 30 years of international experience in the semiconductor industry.   Before joining SEMI as a President of SEMI Europe in 2015, he was senior director of business development at imec. Prior to this, Mr. Altimime held leadership positions at Altis/Infineon/Qimonda, KLA-Tencor, Communicant Semiconductor AG, and NEC Semiconductors.

Further keynote speakers will be announced in due course.

In addition to headline keynotes summarising the core message and trends – senior industry representatives will cover topics related to the AESIN workstreams during the technical tracks:

  • Clean and Connected Mobility
  • More Electric Powertrain
  • ADAS & HAV
  • Automotive Security
  • Software
  • Research & Development

Super Early Bird tickets have now been released and are available until May 8th.

Confirmed Speakers

Iain Forbes

Iain Forbes is the head of the UK Government’s Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, a policy unit based jointly in the Department for Transport and the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The Centre aims to help ensure that the UK remains a world leader in developing and testing connected and autonomous vehicles

Laith Altimime 

Mr. Altimime has more than 30 years of international experience in the semiconductor industry.   Before joining SEMI as a President of SEMI Europe in 2015, he was senior director of business development at imec. Prior to this, Mr. Altimime held leadership positions at Altis/Infineon/Qimonda, KLA-Tencor, Communicant Semiconductor AG, and NEC Semiconductors.