future connected cars.automotiveITFuture connected cars USA, a conference on the connectivity revolution in the car industry, will take place at the Santa Clara Convention Center May 10-12.

The conference theme is "Maximizing revenues from future technologies and anticipating industry disruption."

The three-day event will feature sessions on autonomous drive, building partnerships to benefit from the Internet of Things trend, the future role of tech giants such as Apple and Google, and how to develop connected services with mass appeal.

Speakers include Arwed Niestroj, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Research & Development, North America; Greg Dibb, senior manager connected vehicles at Nissan; Petter Hoerling, R&D director of Volvo's US Tech Center, and Anthony Reyes, director of strategy at PSA/Peugeot-Citroen. Most other major car brands are represented at the Santa Clara event as well.

Future connected cars USA will be held in conjunction with the Internet of Things World conference and the appsworld North America exhibition. More information is at: usa.connectedcarsworld.com