AutoTech Connect
September 5, 2019 , Silicon Valley, CA

AASA, HDMA and OESA, in partnership with Capstone Financial Group, Inc. are pleased to host the inaugural “AutoTech Connect.” This new mobility technology and vehicle supplier matchmaking event will be held September 5, 2019 at SRI International in Menlo Park, Calif. Tier 1 OE automotive suppliers and automotive aftermarket suppliers will have a unique opportunity to meet with startup companies that have developed advanced technologies for connected vehicles, telematics, EV and other applications. AutoTech Connect 2019 will provide a forum for one-on-one meetings between automotive suppliers and pre-vetted startups, learning about the latest trends, exploring new business relationships, networking with other suppliers and developing a better understanding of this evolving landscape.

Technologies / Companies Participating

Participating companies to date:

  • Actasys Inc 

  • ​Aftermarket Analytics

  • AIRLIB Inc. 

  • ​AlphaICS copr

  • Antenum, Inc 

  • Arbe 

  • Arrive 

  • ​Ascent Robotics

  • BreezoMeter

  • CarDash

  • Deepen AI, Inc.

  • ​Drive Time Metrics

  • emotion3D 

  • Eyeris 

  • Freer Logic, Inc. 

  • ​Geotab 

  • Get My Parking

  •, Inc.

  • Inventev 

  • ​KULR Technology Corp

  • Launch Mobility, Inc. 

  • LifeSaver Mobile 

  • Liftango 

  • LISNR 

  • Metawave 

  • Parkofon 

  • ​​Phiar Technologies, Inc.

  • Pitstop 

  • PowerSphyr Inc 

  • Pyze 

  • RoadBounce

  • SafeMode 

  • SapientX 

  • Savari 

  • ​​Smart Radar System 

  • Soteria Battery Innovation Group 

  • StradVision​ 

  • ​TireStamp Inc.

  • Xapix, Inc

Featured technologies include:

  • 3D Metal Printing

  • Audio-based Data Communications

  • Automated Vehicle Technology

  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

  • Vehicle Sensors (including: LIDAR, Radar, and machine vision)

  • Air Quality Meters

  • Antennas

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Machine Learning

  • Battery Management and Battery Technology

  • Bio Monitors

  • Car Subscriptions

  • Data Labelling

  • Driver Behavior Software

  • “Driver Mode” Technology for Smart Phones

  • Engine Efficiency Technology

  • EV Batteries and Electronics

  • Fleet Solutions

  • Gesture Recognition

  • High Resolution Mapping

  • Human Machine Interface (HMI) Technology

  • Lifecycle Analytics

  • Light-weighting Technology

  • Marketing Platforms

  • Mobility Platforms

  • Parktech

  • Predictive Analytics

  • Predictive Maintenance Software

  • Road Condition Monitoring

  • Route Planning

  • Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Everything Communications (V2V and V2X)

  • Wireless Charging

  • Wireless Communications


September 4 AASA Mobility Technology Council (MTC) Meeting

The AASA Mobility Technology Council (MTC) will hold a meeting from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Sept. 4 at the same venue. MTC Members attending the meetings on Sept. 5 should register separately for each event. Contact Chris Gardner for more information. Be sure to check out the recent article from AutoServiceWorld about the MTC and the council's initiatives. 

Registration: Matchmaking Event

Registration: Joint OESA/AASA MTC Meeting

Registration: Sept. 4 MTC Meeting


September 5 Joint OESA/AASA Mobility Supplier Forum

The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and the Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Association (AASA) will host a joint meeting the morning of Sept. 5, 2019, at SRI in Menlo Park, California. This automotive forum meets quarterly in California’s “Silicon Valley” area and helps automotive suppliers advance their business interests in connected and transformative technologies. Each meeting features insights from leading industry experts on issues of common concern for automotive suppliers. AASA’s Mobility Technology Council (MTC) advances the business interests of suppliers of connected technologies for automotive aftermarket applications.
The meeting will feature John Muhs, attorney, Warner Norcross + Judd. Learn how tier suppliers and aftermarket suppliers are partnering with new technology companies and how you should approach these arrangements.
Jeremy Carlson, principal analyst, autonomous driving, automotive, will share insights on automotive electronics, connectivity, mobility futures, software trends, ADAS and more.
Chris Bahlman, Continental, will depict the global supplier’s vision for launching new aftermarket applications through organic development and partnerships with third party technology innovators.


Registration: Matchmaking Event
Registration: Joint OESA/AASA Mobility Supplier Forum


September 5 Event Registration Fees

Morning and Afternoon registrations include lunch; Afternoon registration also include reception on Sept. 5. Attendees must register for each session separately.

Who Should Attend?

Automotive, heavy duty, off-highway, and aftermarket suppliers looking for new technologies and potential business opportunities with innovative companies. For more information about this meeting, contact Steve Horaney, vice president, membership & sales, OESA; Brian Daugherty, CTO, MEMA; or Chris Gardner, Senior Vice President, Operations, AASA.

Hotel Accomodations

Residence Inn Palo Alto Menlo Park
555 Glenwood Avenue
Menlo Park, California 94025 USA

A block of rooms have been set aside at the Residence Inn Palo Alto Menlo Park. Please book within the block for the best rates. Cut off day is Wednesday, Aug. 14. After that date the hotel cannot guarantee the rate or availability. 

All reservations must be made via phone. Attendees can call the hotel directly at 650.327.2000 and identify themselves as part of the AutoTech Connect group to receive the discounted rate:

  • Wednesday, September 4: $399

  • Thursday, September 5: $299


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