Date to be Announced
Registration with Breakfast from 08:00
Presentations Start at 09:00

Please note that this schedule will change.
Running Order to be Confirmed and Timings are Yet to be Confirmed.

Conor Faughnan

Director of Consumer Affairs at AA Ireland

Your chairman for the conference, Conor Faughnan, will open the conference and introduce the agenda and topics for the day. Conor will deliver opening remarks, introduce each of the speakers of the day, and ensure that the conference runs on time.

Shane Ross

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport

Opening Remarks
Shane Ross is an Irish Independent politician who has served as Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport since May 2016. He has been a Teachta Dála (TD) since 2011, currently for the Dublin Rathdown constituency. He was a Senator for the University of Dublin from 1981 to 2011.

Kieran Harte

Head of Cities, Uber

Presentation: The Future of Urban Mobility
Technology is enabling cities around the world to recognise the the social, environmental and economic benefits of using private cars for public good. As we prepare for a future of self-driving cars how do cities position themselves to reap the benefits and avoid the pitfalls that lay ahead?

Nicola Mortimer

Head of Business Product & Operations at Three Group

Presentation Title: Mobile Infrastructure, Connected Cars and Travel
Nicola will talk about the changes are coming down the road in terms of the connected car and how mobile infrastructure is going to play such a large part of how we travel and interact with our vehicles, now and into the future.


Paulo Alves

Managing Director, BMW Ireland

Presentation Title: BMW: The Next 100 Years

Throughout its 100-year history, the BMW Group has always reinvented itself. To remain at the forefront of change in the 21st century, BMW Group’s ambitions are defined around being a provider and innovator of mobility services. In his presentation, Paulo Alves, Managing Director for BMW Group Ireland will address topics in relation to future individual mobility, future automotive retail trends and how BMW Group’s electromobility strategy will lead the way in Ireland.

John Cormican

General Manager, Jaguar Land Rover Ireland

Presentation Title: Jaguar Land Rover ACES (Autonomous, Connected Electrified, Shared Mobility)
Jaguar Land Rover has its new global hub for software engineering, architecture and development in Shannon in the West of Ireland. John will be speaking about innovation in their product development. The title of this case study will be: JLR ACES (Autonomous, Connected, Electrified, Shared Mobility).

Pratap Bose

Head of Design, Tata Motors (Jaguar Land Rover Daewoo)

Presentation Title: How Automotive Design is Connecting People Through Improved Mobility
TATA MOTORS is the largest automotive company in India. It produces a complete range of passenger cars, and commercial vehicles.
Pratap Bose, is British car designer, born in Bombay, India. Educated at the National Institute of Design, India and the Royal College of Art, London. Pratap has worked in international companies such as Piaggio&C SpA, Italy, Mitsubishi Motors, Japan, Mercedes-Benz, Japan, before joining TATA MOTORS in 2007. Currently Head of Design, TATA MOTORS, since 2011.



Time to grab a coffee/tea and chat with your peers, network with exhibitors and get an update on the sector.

Moyagh Murdock

Chief Executive Officer, Road Safety Authority

Moyagh has been in the transport sector for over 20 years in various capacities. In her early career, she spent 10 years in the airline industry having worked first in Bombardier in Belfast as an aircraft systems engineer and subsequently at TEAM Aer Lingus. She spent 8 years with TEAM as Manager Demand Management and as International Line Maintenance Manager.


Andy Marchant

Head Of Product Marketing, TomTom Maps

Presentation Title: The Role of Maps and Mapping in Smart Mobility and Autonomous Vehicles
As cars and mobility become increasingly connected, mapping continues to play an ever-increasing role in how we move. In this exciting and engaging presentation, Andy paints a clear picture for us as to what we can expect to see from our mapping tools, how they will become a standard part of the connected world and where should expect to see further developments in this space.

Russ Hall

Head of Driver Operations,

Russell Hall is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Hailo, the black cab mobile application and taxi driver network. A London taxi driver for over 30 years, Russ was previously a co-founder of Taxilight, a web-based taxi booking service. He’s a mobile technology entrepreneur and co-founder of Hailo, the black cab mobile application and driver network that makes sure people are never more than two taps away from a licensed taxi, and that cabbies get more passengers when they want them. A London cab driver for almost 30 years, he was previously co-founder of Taxilight, a web-based taxi booking service.


Colm Tully

Head of Product & Panel (Int.) at AA Ireland

Presentation: Accidents & Autonomous Driving: Nobody is Driving but Who is Paying?

Colm is a 15 year insurance industry veteran, having previously worked for global broker Aon and the Spanish multi-national Insurer MAPFRE before joining the AA. Specialising in General Insurance, he has experience in Motor Insurance, including private motor, commercial fleets and breakdown assistance, as well as significant experience in the area of Liability. He holds several Insurance qualifications from the Insurance Institute of Ireland, is ACII Qualified and recognised as a Chartered Insurer by the Chartered Insurance Institute in London.


Aoife McCluskey

Senior Associate, Matheson

Presentation: Legal Implications in Ireland of Driverless Car Technology

Aoife McCluskey from Matheson Solicitors will talk in depth about the legal implications in Ireland of Driverless Car Technology. Automated vehicle technologies are developing rapidly, and promise to improve driving safety. While these advanced technologies offer potential benefits to drivers, uncertainty remains about efficacy and usability when users interact with these systems.


Lunch Break



We have 3 highly engaging workshops available. Each workshop is delivered twice, allowing you to attend two of these workshops.


Finbarr Murphy

Senior lecturer in Quantitative Finance in the Department of Accounting and Finance at the University of Limerick.

Presentation: Emerging Risk Group (UL) Across The CAV Space
Finbarr wil discuss his work in the Connected & Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) space, including

* Work on Risk Metrics
* Work on Liabilities
* Novel Methodologies