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Hello Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Speakers. We Love You!

This page has information on speaker logistics, networking opportunities and general speaker information.

We are delighted to welcome you to Connected & Autonomous Vehicles 2020! This page includes all the information you should need to prepare for the event. If you have any questions, contact Lauriel Wright, Operations Coordinator P: +1 480-281-6059 E: Please ensure you read each section carefully and meet the required deadlines. We look forward to working with you in making this a successful event!

Speaker Information



If you have not filled out your speaker registration please do that immediately. Please contact Lauriel Wright for the link

Website/Speaker Profile

Please check that your biography and photo are uploaded correctly on the "Our Speakers" page.

If  your profile is missing from the "Our Speakers" page or needs to be updated, please send the information below to  Lauriel Wright  ASAP:

  • Short biography (around 100-words and not a CV) - for inclusion on the website and so that the Chair can introduce you correctly 
  • Headshot color photo: digital format saved as a JPEG, PNG or GIF file
  • Mobile Number (so I can reach you on site in case of an emergency) 
  • Twitter Handle (So we can promote your presence)

Please check your session(s) on the latest agenda here.  If you have any questions regarding the agenda please contact Lauriel Wright  

  • As a Speaker,  please arrive at least 20 minutes in advance of your session.
  • The room will be equipped with a laptop, data projector, screen, slide advancer and microphone (LAV). Please email if you require any other equipment.
  • If presenting a video, we highly recommend it be embedded in the presentation, as well as saved as a separate file. Please check with the onsite technician to ensure that the video plays correctly prior to your session.
  • Your contacts get a 25% discount to attend the event using your speaker VIP discount code: SPK25. See below for more info.
  • A speaker graphic promoting your presence at Connected & Autonomous Vehicles will be sent to you via email. See below for more info. 
  • Presentations should be submitted in English to 
  • Presentations in PowerPoint format are preferred with a minimum font size of 24 so that text is easily legible
  • 16:9 widescreen format
  • If you would prefer your presentation not to be made available to delegates on the conference website/event app, please select the "no" in the Speaker Information form.
  • Please bring an updated version of your presentation on a USB drive to the event, just in case!
  • If you wish to present from your personal computer, this must be arranged with Lauriel Wright prior to the event.
  • Presentations should not be used as ‘product pitches’ or opportunities to sell a solution and/or service.

As a Panelist

  • Presentations are not needed. A holding slide will be provided for your session. 
  • The producer managing your track will provide all introductions to fellow panelists including the chair or moderator. Please look out for these around 4 weeks prior to the conference.
  • Timings, session details, instructions and guidance for these discussions will be shared via email. If you have any questions prior, please feel free to contact your producer directly.

As a Chair or Moderator 

  • Chair packets will be sent to you via email prior to the event. 
  • Included in this packet will be:
    • Venue Health and Safety information
    • Biographies of the moderator in your specific conference streams (the moderator will be responsible for introducing panel members)
  • If you need an additional printed copy of your packet, one can be picked up in the Speaker Ready room onsite. 


San Jose Convention Center

408 Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95110


Hotel Accommodations


301 S Market St., San Jose, CA 95113

Hotel room rate starts at $329/night plus taxes and fees


282 S Almaden Blvd., San Jose, CA 95113

Hotel room rate starts at $275/night plus taxes and fees


300 Almaden Blvd., San Jose, CA 95110

Hotel room rate starts at $329/night plus taxes and fees


170 S Market St., San Jose, CA 95113

Hotel room rate starts at $299/night plus taxes and fees


Networking Opportunities

There are many opportunities to networking at IoT World and Connected & Autonomous Vehicles including:

  • Exhibition Tours
  • Breakfast Briefings
  • IoT World Party
  • Industry Networking
  • Expo Opening Party & Booth Crawl
  • Event App
  • Insider Sessions
  • Career Fair

Click here to learn more about the Networking Events

As a speaker, your contacts can benefit from a 25% discount on a Contacted & Autonomous Vehicles conference passes!

Pass on the VIP discount code SPK25 to your network and help them benefit from your involvement as a speaker at Contacted & Autonomous Vehicles.

The discount code can be inserted upon booking by clicking on the "Have a VIP Code" button in your basket.

Invite Your Followers to Come See You at IoT World Conference & Expo 2020!

The Invites Program through our partner, Feathr, allows you to easily promote your participation at Connected & Autonomous Vehicles 2020 and invite your customers to come see you.