Managing Director - Middle East and India
Virgin Hyperloop ONE
9:40 AM EXECUTIVE THINK THANK: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR CITY FROM ALGHORITH BIAS, DATA ACCESS, KILLER ROBOTICS AND GENOME EDITING?
First generation of virtual assistants exposed algorithm fallacies- from Facebook’s algorithm election controversy to voice command software struggling to understand female voices etc. The developments in autonomous drone manufacturing pose major threat for city security and freedom. How can cities work together to create a common regulatory environment where technology can thrive while providing safety and security for citizens?
12:00 PM FIRE SIDE CHAT: MOBILITY BEYOND AUTONOMOUS– Mapping out the road ahead for next generation mobility
Automotive analysts are predicting that US$ 1.3 billion global car fleet is set to double by 2030 * (Source, McKinsey) This puts an unbearable pressure on city infrastructure to tackle growing congestion and pollution concerns. How can public and private sector work together to leverage technological advancements, improve regulations to enable a more sustainable mobility in cities?
· How will emerging tech such as EV,AV resolve future mobility challenges
· Can cities of the future solve regulatory challenges for ride-hailling disruptors?
· Public VS Private transport of the future
· How does high speed rail expedite the future of mobility?