FISITA Local Knowledge & Best Practice



August 2020

Join our Corporate, Society & Affiliate Members for this years' Local Knowledge & Best Practice Presentations and discussion panel online

Monday 14 September 2020 12:00 - 13:30 BST

12:00 GMT


Christof Kerkhoff, Managing Director, VDI e.V. - VP Society Committee

Jose Manuel Barrios, Head of Innovation, IDIADA, STA - DVP Society Committee

Local Knowledge


  • Faurecia, the Industry and Society connection - Christophe Aufrère, CTO, Faurecia
  • Bringing Academia and Industry together to support the next Generation - Ouafae El Ganaoui-Mourlan - IFP School

Best Practice Panel Discussion:

Exploring the challenges and potential solutions faced by Society & Affiliate Members following Covid-19

  • 'We have all seen an increase in virtual working - How has this impacted on your society? Have opportunities to collaborate with others improved or got worse?' - Yves Arbeille, VP International, SIA
  • 'As the landscape of the mobility industry changes are you finding yourselves in competition with other larger associations (e.g. IEEE or ACM)? How do you compete for members?' - Murli Iyer, Executive Global Advisor- SAE International
  • 'Impact on membership recruitment & retention – How are you continuing to deliver value and What are you doing differently to encourage members to continue to support you?' - Masashi Yukawa, JSAE
  • 'Impact on staff and volunteers – Have your staff been impacted? How? - Are you planning to increase volunteers to support you through this period and if so how?' - Harry Watson, SAE-A

Best Practice Presentation - ISTVS

  • 'Mobility simulation and test - (Terrain mobility)' - Prof Corina Sandu, ISTVS 1st President, Virginia Institute of Technology, USA
  • 'Mobile Outdoor Robotics' - Ramón Gonzalez, founder and CEO of Robonity, ISTVS

Register by sending us an email using the link below.