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January 2013 Silicon Valley Automotive Open Source News

From: Alison C.
Sent on: Tuesday, January 29, 2013 9:43 PM

0. Tues. Feb. 5 event at Mentor Graphics in Fremont:
Bringing New Technology To Market: Tesla Motors' Sourcing Strategy

Pre-register:
http://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Valley-Automotive-Open-Source/events/91833132/


Pre-register by noon on Monday 2/4 if you would like to eat the snack beforehand.   Otherwise feel free just to show up for the talk.

Speaker: Milo Werner, Tesla

Milo will outline Tesla's sourcing strategy for new technology products. We will use Tesla Motor's Roadster as a basis to discuss how to choose between building your own manufacturing facility versus out-sourcing.   In particular the presentation will highlight the advantages of collocation of manufacturing and engineering, and the benefits and pitfalls of partnering with established companies.

Video of previous presentation:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rokZSnacyU&list=PLYTiwx6hV33sqD36iiSLdHgmofNvFiird&index=5&feature=plpp_video&noredirect=1

Agenda:

-- Light dinner for pre-registrants only starting at about 6:30 PM.

-- Lecture starting at about 7 PM or whenever a quorum shows up, whichever comes first.

Sponsorship: Mentor Graphics

1. Weds. Feb 6, free webinar by speaker Matt Jones of Jaguar Land-Rover,

the speaker for the Feb 11 SVAOS over-subscribed event:

http://automotive.linuxfoundation.org/webinars

Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Title: Jaguar Land Rover's Experiences in Moving to Linux-Based IVI

Matt Jones
Senior Technical Specialist at Jaguar Land Rover
& Infotainment / Vice President at GENIVI

Abstract: Throughout its history, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has incorporated the values of British automotive design with performance and leading technology. It comes as no surprise that the company is now looking to Linux and open source to help raise-the-bar for in-vehicle infotainment. Full-featured entertainment networks, connected navigation, apps and app stores are only a few of the items on the wish lists of today's car buyers, and who knows what "killer features" will be needed in 2014 and beyond.

Join Matt Jones as he discusses the benefits and challenges of moving a growing organization into a completely new way of working - open collaboration. Learn how JLR is building a flexible platform based on Linux and open source today that will be able to meet the demands of car buyers tomorrow.



2.Mon. Feb 11:

SVAOS presentation by Matt Jones at Tata Consultancy Services in Santa Clara.

THIS EVENT IS FULL.    Please cancel your registration if you will not be able to attend so that we can accomodate those on the waiting list:   
http://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Valley-Automotive-Open-Source/events/92907852/

Do not expect to be admitted if you show up at the door without pre-registering.

NOTE: new location, same schedule (dinner starting at 6:30 PM, talk at 7 PM more or less) as usual.

Venue Sponsorship: TCS
Refreshment Sponsorship: ICS


3. Tues. Feb 12 - Weds Feb. 13:

IVI Connected In-Vehicle Infotainment Global Summit in San Mateo

http://www.in-vehicle-infotainment.com/



4. Feb 20-22, Linux Foundation's Embedded Linux Conference in San Francisco

Includes 3 automotive talks:

http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/embedded-linux-conference/schedule

including a plenary by Google:

http://embeddedlinuxconference2013.sched.org/event/f933fea1a987fa84bbcd88f889e0dfd6?iframe=no&w=900&sidebar=yes&bg=no

and two by Mentor Graphics.


5.  March 7 SVAOS talk at Hacker Dojo in Mountain View:

Toyota Prius Sudden Acceleration Investigation by Peter Berg of NASA ARC

http://www.meetup.com/Silicon-Valley-Automotive-Open-Source/events/94295882/

Venue Sponsorship: she-devel.com
Refreshment Sponsorship: ICS



6. April 9 SVAOS talk at Mentor Graphics in Fremont:

Privacy and the Car of the Future: Considerations for the Connected Vehicle
presented by Christie Dudley, Santa Clara University Law School

Sponsorship: Mentor Graphics

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