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World experts to speak at Electronomous

Electronomous, in partnership with Mobility X, has revealed the latest instalment of the upcoming international car tech and mobility summit from May 2-3.

Irish-German Hollywood star and racing driver, Michael Fassbender will lead the gathering with a fireside chat with motoring journalist, Quentin Willson, who also presented the BBC’s original carnation of Top Gear.

With the assistance of Enterprise Ireland and IDA, this year’s Electronomous in Killarney, Co. Kerry will bring top speakers from the tech world together with the auto industry, research community and stakeholders in connected cars, autonomous vehicles, alternative powertrains & mobility.

The event provides a unique glimpse at how technology will affect the automotive industry, insurance industry, car finance industry, car sales, motoring & mobility in the future. It also offers an unprecedented opportunity to network with industry leaders and leading experts in the fields mentioned above, while also providing a great platform to create new business relationships.

Keith Whelan, Event Manager for Electronomous says: “With our new partnership with Mobility X, this year will see a large contingent of exciting companies attend from Silicon Valley, so it’s a real opportunity for Irish and European companies to connect with global players in the beautiful setting of Killarney, Ireland.”

This year a new stage – ‘The MobilityX Stage’ – will run parallel to the main stage at Electronomous. The Mobility X stage will host some of the world’s leading figures in self-driving cars and mobility. It is a gathering of global autonomous vehicle leaders featuring executive level automotive professionals from across a range of industries.

(L-R) Francois Colussi MobilityX , Keith Whelan Electronomous Event Manager and Richard Lahiffe from launching the International Car Tech and Mobility Summit.

This year the MobilityX weekend, which follows on from Electronomous, will be an action-packed VIP weekend from May 3-5 for speakers and invited guests from the world’s automotive industry. The VIP weekend will transport you to the most scenic spots on the west coast of Ireland and will include activities such as kitesurfing, mountain biking and stand up paddle-boarding.

This is a unique opportunity for those with an interest or working in the self-driving vehicle industry to meet leading companies, CEOs, founders and executives from the autonomous vehicle and mobility industry.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Hollywood Movie Star, Michael Fassbender
  • Danny Shapiro, Senior Director of Automotive, NVIDIA
  • Xavier Collins, Managing Director UK, Turo
  • Caroline Hazlehurst, Director of EMEA Operations, Bird
  • Luc Vincent, VP Engineering, Lyft
  • Maik Stephan, Executive Director,  E-Mobility, Volkswagen Group AG.
  • Stefan Deix, Director of EUCAR, the European Council for Automotive R&D
  • Robert Hambrick, CEO, AutonomouStuff

And many more to be announced.

Tickets are limited and are available for purchase at While more information on the Mobility X weekend can be found at