Global Automotive Agenda

Photos: David Freers  


7:30-8:30 am

Registration, Networking, Breakfast

8:30-8:45 am

Opening Remarks

  • Thomas K. Billington, Chairman and Founder, Billington CyberSecurity

8:45-9:00 am

Opening Keynote

  • Mary Barra, Chairman and CEO, General Motors Company (Click here to see Keynote by Mary Barra)
9:00-9:45 am

Cybersecurity Roundtable:  Future Voluntary Solutions, Information Sharing, and Best Practices to Counter Cyber Threats


  • Jonathan Allen, Acting Executive Director, Auto-ISAC and Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton


  • Bently Au, Chief Information Security Officer, Enterprise Information Security Program, Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
  • Steven Center, Vice President, Environmental Business Development; Vice President, Product Regulatory Office, American Honda Motor Company, Inc.
  • Jeffrey Massimilla, Chief Product Cybersecurity Officer, Vehicle & Vehicle Services Cybersecurity, General Motors Company
  • Josh Corman, Founder, I am The Cavalry; Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council

9:45-10:10 am

Refreshment and Networking Break

10:10-11:10 am

DC Meets Detroit:  Government Automotive Cybersecurity Roundtable
  • Jason Stein, Vice President, Publisher and Editor, Automotive News
  • Dr. Mark Rosekind, Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Adm. (Ret.) Thad Allen, Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Terrell McSweeny, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission
  • Senator Gary Peters, U.S. Senate

11:10-11:50 am

Securing the Car Through Vulnerability Testing and Coordinated Disclosure Programs


  • Dan Lohrmann, CSO and Chief Strategist, Security Mentor (Former CISO, State of Michigan)


  • Marten Mickos, President and CEO, HackerOne
  • Casey Ellis, Founder and CEO, Bugcrowd
  • Titus Melnyk, Senior Manager – Security Architecture, FCA US LLC

11:50 am -12:15 pm

Law Enforcement, the FBI and Automotive Cybersecurity

  • David Johnson, Associate Executive Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation

12:15-1:05 pm


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1:05-1:30 pm

CNN Q&A on Automotive Cybersecurity with Assistant Attorney General John Carlin

  • The Honorable John Carlin, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Rene Marsh, Transportation and Government Regulation Correspondent, CNN

1:30 – 2:05 pm

Cybersecurity Lessons Learned from Outside the Automotive Sector


  • Jennifer Tisdale, Cybersecurity & Intelligent Transportation Systems Manager, Michigan Economic Development Corporation


  • Marty Edwards, Assistant Deputy Director, NCCIC and Director, ICS-CERT, Dept. of Homeland Security
  • Brian Witten, Senior Director, Symantec Research Labs, Symantec Corporation
  • Phil Harvey, Technical Director, Cybersecurity and Special Missions, Intelligence, Information, and Systems, Raytheon Company

2:05-2:30 pm

Refreshment Break

2:30 – 3:00 pm


  • Thomas Kirchmaier, Vice President Special Projects, General Dynamics

3:00 – 3:40 pm

Fireside Chat: The Future of Autonomous Vehicles


  • Joe White, Transportation Editor, Thomson Reuters


  • Mark L. Reuss, Executive Vice President, Global Product Development, Purchasing and Supply Chain, General Motors Company
  • Prof. Raj Rajkumar, George Westinghouse Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

3:40– 4:10 pm

Final Keynote

  • The Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation

CLICK HERE:  Keynote by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx on July 22

4:10 pm

Closing Remarks

  • Thomas K. Billington, Chairman and Founder, Billington CyberSecurity