CONFERENCE DAY ONE

8:00 am - 8:50 am REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chairman’s Opening Remarks

9:10 am - 9:50 am OEM Insight: Future Business Models of An Automotive OEM

Mahesh Shinde - GM, ERC (Indoor Testing), Tata Motors


  • Will car production remain the core business and for who?
  • Where will carmakers’ revenues mainly come from
  • Who will be the major competitors and key partners?
  • How to stay ahead of competition in the age of Mobility as a Service (MaaS)?

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Mahesh Shinde

GM, ERC (Indoor Testing)
Tata Motors

9:50 am - 10:30 am Mapping Out the Road for Electric and Autonomous Vehicles



  • The global EV market status– the drivers, challenges and latest development
  • Key technology progress in autonomous driving and the gap
  • Outlook for the coming 3 years – what to expect?


10:30 am - 11:10 am OEMs Panel: What Will Cars Look Like in 2025?

Mahesh Shinde - GM, ERC (Indoor Testing), Tata Motors

  • Forecast on AVs and EVs - What technology breakthrough can we expect by then?
  • The industry – how will the value chain evolve?
  • The driver – sharing cars and using them as a space to consume media and make calls


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Mahesh Shinde

GM, ERC (Indoor Testing)
Tata Motors

11:10 am - 11:30 am Speed Networking across AV & EV Attendees

11:30 am - 12:00 pm MORNING TEA AND NETWORKING SESSION

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm Future of logistics: Business Case for Investing in EVs for Last Mile Delivery


  • How are consumer preferences and expectations evolving in-terms of the design, cost and range of E-Trucks?
  • Commercial and technical considerations for investing in a sustainable and scalable EV network  within your organisation
  • Route planning and investing in charging infrastructure at distribution centres and along key  routes

12:40 pm - 1:20 pm Tackling the Burning Issues for South-East Asia’s EV Industry


  • The role of EVs in the wider digitisation and electrification of economies
  • Meeting the awareness gap among  private and commercial EV users
  • Challenges and opportunities for achieving EV foundation in Asia


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH AND NETWORKING SESSION

2:20 pm - 3:00 pm Transforming transport with E-Mobility, Connectivity and Autonomous Driving

Thomas Hilse - Chief Executive Officer, Daimler Commercial Vehicles South East Asia

  • Enhancing in-house production capabilities, strategic development and product roadmap for EVs in Asia
  • Increasing uptake of more low-emission vehicles through regulatory intervention
  • Upcoming trends in commercial EVs, driverless vehicles  and new transport solutions



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Thomas Hilse

Chief Executive Officer
Daimler Commercial Vehicles South East Asia

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Financing Your EV Initiative: What makes a project commercially viable?

Maneesh Tripathi - Group CEO and Executive Director, Singapore Electric Vehicles (SEV)


  • What are the commercial factors to consider when making the investment decision?
  • The role for infrastructure debt providers and investors
  • Creating an attractive proposition for debt and equity funders
  • Encouraging uptake from local authorities of government funding


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Maneesh Tripathi

Group CEO and Executive Director
Singapore Electric Vehicles (SEV)


Grab, which operates the largest fleet of EVs and hybrid vehicles in Southeast Asia, is on track to roll out 200 electric vehicles in Singapore in 2019 in partnership with Singapore Power (SP). This strategic partnership will allow Grab to improve the availability and utilisation of charging stations while advancing the adoption of EVs in Singapore

 

The session will highlight Grab’s current experience and upcoming plans for EVs in Asia including strategies for building industry partnerships; meeting the commercial and technical challenges and what does the future hold for EV car sharing in the regions?

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Dominic Ong

Regional Head, Strategic Automotive Partnerships
Grab

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Goh Chee Kiong

Head, Strategic Development
SP Power

4:50 pm - 5:20 pm Update 2: Moving Toward an All-Electric National Car and Upcoming Initiatives for Malaysia

Huzaimi Nor Bin Omar - Head of Low Carbon Mobility, GreenTech Malaysia (Ministry of Energy and Green Technology)

Malaysia is on its way to become the marketing hub for EVs by 2030 under the National Electric Mobility Blueprint (EMB) as a part of the government’s efforts to replace diesel and  petrol vehicle and reduce the dependency on fossil fuel and greenhouse gas emission

 

The session will give an update on Malaysia’s proposed second national car project which could be a pure electric-vehicle, in line with the government’s focus on climate change and environment preservation.  Malaysian Green Technology Corp (GreenTech Malaysia) is currently spearheading a working paper on this project and will share their initiative, strategies and road-map for making EV national car project a reality

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Huzaimi Nor Bin Omar

Head of Low Carbon Mobility
GreenTech Malaysia (Ministry of Energy and Green Technology)

5:20 pm - 6:00 pm Update 3: Switching to Low Carbon Public Transport in the Philippines

Robin Hughes - Founder, Clean Vehicle Solutions (Asia) Limited

As a part of the ‘Department of Transportation's public utility vehicle modernization program, the Philippines Government has embarked on an ambitious mission to replace more than 230,000 polluting public passenger vehicle types (PUV) such as Jeepneys with new OEM certified clean fuel vehicle including 100% or Hybrid Electric Vehicle. A significant part of this demand can be met through applying optimum technologies, guaranteeing operating range and achieving a financial viability through public and private support

The session will give an overview of this initiative including the results achieved so far; delivering the necessary charging capacity; financing options and how can these lessons learned be applied in other markets?

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Robin Hughes

Founder
Clean Vehicle Solutions (Asia) Limited

6:00 pm - 6:00 pm CLOSING REMARKS BY CONFERENCE CHAIRMAN AND END OF DAY ONE