Symposium will focus on connected cars

Connected and autonomous car technology is evolving at a brisk pace, yet there is still a great deal of uncertainty about the capabilities of these vehicles. Considering this, the 2017 Butzel Long Connected Car Symposium will provide expert insight on the latest developments.

A half-day program will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 2, at The Madison, located at 1555 Broadway Street in Detroit. The cost is $99 per person. A reception will follow from 4 to 6 p.m.
Program topics include:

• The State of the Industry: Regulations and Legislation on the State and Federal Level.
• The Future of the Automobile in the Mobile Economy.
• “Coopertition:” Dealing and Contracting for Success in Emerging Automotive Technology.”
• Product Liability: Is Your Company at Risk?
• Cyber Security in Action: Simulated Vehicle Hack and Panel Discussion.

Feature presenters include Butzel Long attorneys Patrick W. Dreisig, Claudia Rast, Daniel Malone, Jennifer Dukarski, and James Townsend.

“With the intersection of automotive technology, artificial intelligence and communications, a new mobility economy has taken root,” said Jennifer Dukarski, leader of Butzel Long’s Connected Car Working Group. “Companies need to be prepared for new regulations and new business partners.”

This program is designed for anyone in the connected automotive world including: automotive executives, automotive supplier executives, engineering teams, in house legal teams, compliance officers, insurance professionals, IT professionals and risk managers.

Register online at  For inquiries, contact Jocelyn Pomaranski at or 313-225-7075.