November 13, 2012

Welcome Dinner - November 13, 2012

  • 5:00pm: Registration – The Townsend Hotel, Birmingham, MI
  • 6:00pm: Departure for Welcome Dinner (by motorcoach)
  • 6:30pm:  Cocktail reception at Planterra
  • 7:00pm: Dinner at Planterra
  • 10:00pm: Return to The Townsend Hotel

November 14, 2012

Nuance Automotive Forum Detroit 2012, The Townsend Hotel  November 14, 2012

9:00am - 9:30am

Registration, Breakfast and Demonstrations

Welcome and Nuance Executive Keynote

Arnd Weil, VP and General Manager, Automotive BU, Nuance
9:30am - 10:00amLearning to Expect the Unexpected
Sheryl Connelly, Global Consumer Trends and Futuring Manager, Ford Motor Co.
10:00am - 10:30amMorning Break & Demonstrations
10:30am - 11:00am

How Quality has Shifted – the Impact on the Consumer

Andrew Bernhard, Sr. Director, Global Automotive, J.D. Power and Associates
11:00am - 11:30pm

Four Screens and the Cloud

Gary Clayton, Chief Creative Officer, Nuance
11:30am - 12:00pm Dragon Drive!:  Powering the Intuitive Connected Car
Holger Scholl, Director, Product Management, Nuance
12:00pm - 1:00pmLunch Break
1:00pm - 2:00pmDemonstrations
2:00pm - 2:30pm

Vocalizer Expressive:  Next Generation Text-to-Speech  

Stefan Hamerich, Product Manager – Vocalizer, Nuance

2:30pm – 3:00pm

User Interface Assessment

Thomas Schalk, Ph.D., Vice President, Voice Technology, Agero

3:00pm- 3:15pmAfternoon Break & Demonstrations
3:15pm- 3:45pm

Premium Music at Your Command
Andreas Haag, Product Manager – VoCon, Nuance

Michael Becker, Director of Product Management, Automotive, Gracenote
3:45pm - 4:15pm

Building Multimodal Automotive Applications
Slawek Jarosz, Manager – Application Development, Nuance

4:15pm - 4:45pm Unified Destination Entry:  “Just Say Where You Want to Go”
Christophe Couvreur, Vice President, Mobile R&D, Nuance
4:45pm- 5:00pmClosing
5:00pm- 6:00pmReception and Demonstrations