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Battelle to Host Press Briefing at CyberAuto Challenge

Posted on Jul 8, 2014

Battelle

Industry Leaders will Address Emerging Vehicle Cybersecurity Issues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 8, 2014) – Battelle, the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization and a leader in cybersecurity and connected vehicle technology, will host a press briefing during its third annual CyberAuto Challenge. The Challenge is a practicum-based camp for students, engineers, scientists, policy leaders and white hat hackers.

Industry leaders will address the emerging issue of cybersecurity and the need to develop new cyber engineering skills. The briefing will be moderated by Lisa McCauley, Vice President and General Manager of Battelle Cyber Innovations. Other speakers will include leaders from the industry’s two trade associations, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers, leading automotive supplier Delphi, and more. Full details can be found below.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 15; 10:30 am

WHERE:  Delphi Automotive Innovation Center

5725 Delphi Drive

Troy, Michigan 48098-2815

A DIAL-IN NUMBER WILL BE PROVIDED FOR THOSE WHO CANNOT ATTEND THE BRIEFING IN PERSON.

SPEAKERS:

●  Lisa McCauley, Vice President and General Manager of Battelle Cyber Innovations

●  Rob Strassburger, Vice President of Vehicle Safety and Harmonization at the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers

●  Mike Cammisa, Director of Safety at the Association of Global Automakers 

●  Karl Heimer, Director of Battelle Center for Advanced Vehicle Environments

●  Andrew Brown Jr, Vice President and Chief Technologist, Delphi Automotive PLC

Pre-registration is required. Please email Katy Delaney, Battelle Media Relations Director, at delaneyk@battelle.org, or call 614-424-7208.

About Battelle

Every day, the people of Battelle apply science and technology to solving what matters most. At major technology centers and national laboratories around the world, Battelle conducts research and development, designs and manufactures products, and delivers critical services for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio since its founding in 1929, Battelle serves the national security, health and life sciences, and energy and environmental industries. For more information, visit www.battelle.org. 

Media Contacts


Katy Delaney
Director, Media Relations
Office: 1.614.424.7208
Email: delaneyk@battelle.org 


T.R. Massey

Senior Media Specialist
Office: 1.614.424.5544 
Email: masseytr@battelle.org