The AutoHarvest ecosystem grows in quality and quantity, adding new members, content and opportunities for technologists, researchers and manufacturers each day. We are pleased to share a Comcast Newsmaker Broadcast about AutoHarvest highlighting our universal approach to Open Innovation collaboration. You, our readers and members, make this possible. Thank you.

This month, we feature innovators steeped in knowledge about the underlying electronics that enable connected cars, mobile lifestyles and big data potential. Our curated I-Hub helps members access relevant knowledge to transact IP and evolve next-tech products with technology landscaping software, unique databases, government resources, in-the- pulse blogs and innovation leader presentations. The growing 2016-17 event roster is packed with thought leaders, revealing technology roadmaps and strategies in over 70 world class gatherings which open up business opportunities with new partners. We are excited to have organized a full, one-day forum titled "Mobility Innovation in the 21st Century" at the Automotive Manufacturing Meetings in November.

As always, we invite all readers to join our intellectual property marketplace, free of charge, and engage the community. Join and get One-Click-Closer® to being our next success story.

The AutoHarvest Team
Featured Members
Epson is a large Japanese electronics company known for making Printers and Projectors, and they are currently the number 1 supplier of Timing Products that drive our everyday electronics devices. Epson has leveraged the QMEMS technology used in Timing products to their high performance Gyro products, used in many automotive (and other) applications.
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MEMS Journal, Inc.
MEMS Journal is largest publication and information provider worldwide on the topic of MEMS and sensors. It covers the most notable industry and R&D developments to ensure that subscribers explore and take advantage of the latest business development, commercialization, and partnership opportunities.
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Techstars Mobility
Techstars Mobility focuses on investing in the future of automotive mobility and transportation. The accelerator unities automotive & mobility industry leaders with a select group of the most innovative, emerging startups for a 90-day, mentorship-driven program. Techstars Mobility has partnered with Ford, Magna, Verizon, Dana, Honda, McDonald’s, Munich Re, and Michelin to support and mentor these startups.

Learn more about Techstars Mobility and attend the Class of 2016 presentations
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ADAS & Automotive Sensors 2016
Presentations - Opening Market Overview
These opening presentations provide current business and market intelligence about two high growth aspects of the connected car phenomena: ADAS Sensors 2016 and Automotive Sensors and Electronics 2016, organized and hosted by MEMS Journal.

ADAS 2016
May 19, 2016
Automotive Sensors 2016
June 15-16, 2016

AutoHarvest Foundation - Comcast NewsMakers
"Engine that is Accelerating Product Development, Growing Companies and Creating New Jobs."
Comcast NewsMakers highlight's the AutoHarvest Foundation as "engine that is accelerating product development, growing companies and creating new jobs."
Innovation Hub
WardsAuto delivers the latest insights and analysis for today's auto industry, helping you see the opportunities and risks for your business in the months and years to come. A WardsAuto forecast calls for U.S. light-vehicle sales to reach a 17.6 million-unit seasonally adjusted annual rate in July, following June’s 16.6 million SAAR.
Read: "Forecast: July Sales to Return to 17 Million SAAR Trend"
les Nouvelles - Article of the Month
The journal of the Licensing Executives Society International, les Nouvelles, and its editor selected this article. The journal, which can be accessed online, is published quarterly and is designed to further the knowledge of the society's members and others in improving their skills, techniques and knowledge in licensing and protecting Intellectual Property.
Read the latest les Nouvelles Article of the Month
Innovation Management
Innovation Management works with international knowledge providers and leading innovation experts and practitioners with global expertise. Their content and technology is founded on cutting-edge knowledge and pedagogy to inspire creativity in individuals and establish open and innovative organizations.
Read: "Six Levers for Solving the Corporate Innovation Problem – Part 1"
SRR Journal and blog Articles
Stout Risius Ross (SRR) is a premier global financial advisory firm that specializes in Investment Banking, Valuation & Financial Opinions, and Dispute Advisory & Forensic Services.
Read the latest on the SRR blog here.
Read: “Informing the Artisan: Reasonable Certainty in Patent Claims Construction”
Innovation Enterprise
Innovation Enterprise, a CFO Publishing company is an independent business-to-business multi-channel media brand focused on the information needs of Senior Finance, Operations, Analytics, Big Data, Strategy, Digital, Innovation & Sports executives. Products include IE.Summits, ieOnDemand, ieWebinars, ieWhitepapers & more.
Watch: “Internal Open Innovation" by Rich Orner - EVP, Engineering & Product Development, Zodiac Aerospace
Intellectual Asset Management
IAM is a unique publication which focuses on the many ways in which intellectual property and intangible assets can be used to create corporate value.
Read the latest from the IAM Blog
Upcoming AH Appearances Join AutoHarvest at these Industry Expos
Chief Innovation Officer Summit Global Schedule
September - December 2016 | Global
September 7-8, 2016: Shanghai, China October 19-20, 2016: London, UK
September 6-7, 2016: Sydney, AU December 5-6, 2016: New York City, NY USA
October 19-20, 2016: Hong Kong, China
Advanced Suspension Summit
July 25-27, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
Seating has transformed from a simple structure to a complicated technical masterpiece-fit to fill the desires of both the consumer and auto manufactures. Join us at the 10th Annual Automotive Seating Summit on July 25-27, 2016 and learn about the latest innovations, structural designs and global expansions throughout the seating industry.

PlugVolt: July 2016 Battery Seminar
July 26-28, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
July 26-28, 2016, PlugVolt will be hosting its next Battery Seminar in Detroit. This event will feature industry leaders from automotive and grid energy storage OEMs, global Tier 1 suppliers and major battery manufacturers. Attendees will also get an opportunity to join Ricardo for a facility tour as they offer a behind-the-scenes look into their EV/Hybrid Analysis service, which has already bench-marked more than 12 xEVs including Volkswagen e-Golf, BMW i3, Chevy Volt and Tesla Model S.

Next-Generation Collaborative Robots & Automation Technologies Automotive Manufacturing 2016
August 17-18, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
Next-Generation Collaborative Robots & Automation Technologies Automotive Manufacturing 2016 will deliver the latest OEM-led case studies to thoroughly assess the commercial application, integration and benefits of innovative collaborative robotic and automation technologies to drive them into factories quicker.

>>Exclusive Speaker Interview with Subaru Manufacturing Engineer

Autonomous Vehicles
August 22-24, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
This event will bring together industry leaders from passenger cars, commercial truck, military, bus & off road vehicle companies to discuss the current roadblocks that are inhibiting the full implementation & collaboration of autonomous technology and how to address these challenges.

Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit 2016
August 23-25, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
GALM Detroit 2016 will investigate lightweighting opportunities for body in white and beyond. Scrutinizing the latest achievements in composite solutions and benchmarking the most effective joining methods for mixed material designs. Featuring key OEMs such as Ford, Toyota, FCA, GM, Aston Martin, Jaguar Land Rover, Lotus and many more

Material Science and Engineering
September 12-14, 2016 | Atlanta, GA USA
The 6th International Conference and Exhibition on Materials Science and Engineering (Materials Science-2016) explores the implications of Materials Science and Engineering with an objective to encourage young minds and their research abilities by providing an opportunity to meet the experts in the field of Materials Science & Engineering and Nanotechnology.

North American Automotive Metals Conference
September 14-15, 2016 | Dearborn, MI USA
At this conference, speakers and delegates will continue with the light-weighting debate, highlight the latest OEM user preferences, focus on supply chain issues in more depth and unearth the developments happening across the North American and Mexican markets. Being in the heart of the automotive industry in North America, Dearborn is the best place to bring suppliers and OEMs together to talk about the future for automotive production in North America.

AutomotiveIQ’s System Safety Conference
September 19-21, 2016 | Las Vegas, NV USA
Taking place on September 19th – 21st in Las Vegas, Automotive IQ’s System Safety conference will be the first automotive event to provide a comprehensive look at safety in every component of highly complex and computer-controlled systems, empowering innovation to ensure reliability and minimizing losses by preventing dependent failures.

Telematics India 2016
September 21-22, 2016 | Bengaluru, India
Telematics Wire is known to bring on table the most relevant themes that are redefining the automotive domain in India and broadly in Asia. The most relevant topics discussed by the key experts -be it connected cars or UBI; commercial fleet telematics to vehicle autonomy, we will make sure to get you the inside scoop of the ultimate insights on new technology trends, market forecasts, evolving business models, regulatory background and many more.

Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Asia Conference
September 28-29, 2016 | Shanghai, China
The Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Asia conference returns to Shanghai on September 28-29, 2016. This year’s event will include key insights from the world’s leading OEMs, such as GM, Tata Motors, Great Wall Motor and more, who will present real practical experiences on automotive lightweighting.

TU-Automotive ADAS & Autonomous USA 2016
October 3-4, 2016 | Novi, MI USA
Addressing the very latest in automated driving technology; TU-Automotive ADAS & Autonomous USA (Novi, Oct 3-4) is returning after its inaugural event last year. The latest industry trends will be addressed in 2 tracks by 25 + expert speakers from Faraday Future, Delphi, Hyundai, Denso, MIT and many more.

WardsAuto - UX User Experience Conference
October 4, 2016 | Novi, MI USA
Explore the holistic user experience at the WardsAuto UX Conference on Oct. 4 in Novi, MI. Hear top OEMs and suppliers discuss new technologies, consumer demands and future trends. See winners of the first Wards 10 Best User Experience Awards. Present your company as a solution provider by sponsoring

Connected Automobiles 2016
October 17-18, 2016 | Milan, Italy
Not just another connected car conference. Connected Automobiles is a unique event featuring high level conferences plus exclusive opportunities such as the Connected Car Hackathon, the Startup’s Pitchfire and Live Experiences for a full immersion in the Connected Car world. The conference covers the hot topics in the industry, such as open innovation strategies, digital disruption & technology trends, overcoming business models, autonomous vehicles & safety issues, emerging services.

LES 2016 Annual Meeting
October 23-26, 2016 | Vancouver, BC, Canada
Join LES as we head to Vancouver, British Columbia from October 23-26. With state-of-the-art product and service providers and solutions-oriented presentations, the 2016 Annual Meeting is sure to inspire you, leaving its mark as the premier licensing event of the year.

Open Innovation Summit
October 28-29, 2016 | Boston, MA USA
Come and learn open innovation best-practices and applications from the leaders of America's most innovative companies including: L'Oreal, Luxottica, Bayer, Under Armour even Live Nation.

IP Strategy Innovation Summit
October 28-29, 2016 | Boston, MA USA
The IP Strategy Innovation Summit bridges the gap between intellectual property and innovation management professionals. Join 100+ professionals for 2 days packed with case studies, panel discussions and deep-dive sessions!

American Automotive Summit
November 10-11, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
The IP Strategy Innovation Summit bridges the gap between intellectual property and innovation management professionals. Join 100+ professionals for 2 days packed with case studies, panel discussions and deep-dive sessions!

Mobility Innovation in the 21st Century Forum
November 15, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
We tap the extensive AutoHarvest innovation ecosystem network to offer a phenomenal line-up of speakers from the industry, government and academia. Presentations and discussions will be moderated by David. E. Cole and Jayson D. Pankin, co-founders of AutoHarvest, the world’s only truly neutral and global on-line technology marketplace for innovators with an interest in advanced manufacturing intellectual property..

Automotive Manufacturing Meetings 2016
November 15-17, 2016 | Detroit, MI USA
AMM Detroit is a supply chain event that brings together auto makers, tier suppliers and contract-manufacturers. Engineering, procurement, supply chain, fabrication, commodity teams, suppliers and service providers will meet through pre-arranged one-on-one meetings. AMM Detroit is the venue where requirements meet technologies and capabilities without the distractions found at traditional exhibitions.

>>Attend the AutoHarvest Forum: "Mobility Innovation in the 21st Century"

Connected Car Detroit
March 14, 2017 | Dearborn, MI USA
CONNECTED CAR DETROIT conference brings together key stakeholders to network and discuss the technologies and trends that are shaping the evolution of the connected car. More than 20 expert speakers, 300+ delegates and a tech showcase featuring over 20 exhibitions make CONNECTED CAR DETROIT an unmissable event.

Autonomous Car Detroit
March 15, 2017 | Dearborn, MI USA
AUTONOMOUS CAR DETROIT conference brings together key stakeholders to network and discuss the technologies and trends that are making the self-driving car a reality. More than 20 expert speakers, 300+ delegates and a tech showcase featuring 22 exhibitions make AUTONOMOUS CAR DETROIT an unmissable event.

Fuel Economy Detroit
March 16, 2017 | Dearborn, MI USA
FUEL ECONOMY DETROIT conference brings together the stakeholders tasked with creating the fuel-efficient and lightweight cars of tomorrow. More than 20 expert speakers, 200+ delegates and a tech showcase featuring 22 exhibitions make FUEL ECONOMY DETROIT an unmissable event.