“Reinventing Traffic, Commuting and Safety in the Era of the Connected Car” Third-Annual Connected Car Conference Returns to CE Week on June 23 in NYC

Featuring Vehicle and Technology Demonstrations from Buick, Google, Maserati, Pioneer, QNX and Scion

New York City, June 11, 2015 -- The C3 Group will host its third annual Connected Car Conference (C3) at CE Week, showcasing the trends and technologies that are driving innovation in automotive and transportation, and featuring interactive panel discussions. With a special program emphasis on unique, urban issues of traffic, commuting and safety, The Connected Car Conference will take place on Tuesday, June 23 in New York City at the Metropolitan Pavilion, located at 125 West 18th Street in Manhattan.

This year's event includes an opening connected car vehicle and technology demonstration involving Buick, Pioneer and Scion, who will be displaying the latest integration of in-vehicle connectivity options featuring Google Android and other technology platforms. Plus the new Maserati Quattroporte equipped with the QNX connected technology platform will be on display with the latest in rear view and side view camera technology.

Participating companies in the Connected Car Conference program include AAA, Buick, Google, Hyundai Ventures, Ibiquity, INRIX, Intelligent Car Coalition, Jaguar/Land Rover, Leidos, Nuance, NXP, Pandora, Pioneer Electronics, Scion and QNX.

Thought leaders from automotive, technology, policy and research will discuss a variety of topics in interactive panel sessions, including:

* Using Tech to Protect and Serve Urban Commuters and Improving the Driving Experience in the New York Metropolitan Area
* Big Data vs. Bad Traffic: Beating Gridlock with Technology
* Tackling Connected Car Security and Privacy Concerns

**Members of the press can register for free at http://www.ceweekny.com/connected-car-conference-c3/. Media who register for C3 will have access to all CE Week events, including CE Week Exhibits and Conferences, June 24-25.

CE Week Exhibits and Conferences will bring together major brands, innovators and startups to introduce their products to top media, analysts and technology thought leaders. With more than 100 participating companies, CE Week Exhibits and Conferences is the headquarter event and is scheduled for June 24-25 at the Metropolitan Pavilion and Altman Building. This event is part of CE Week, the consumer electronics industry's weeklong, citywide event which runs June 23-25 in New York City.

WHAT: C3 Group Connected Car Conference in New York City
DATE: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
TIME: Invitation-only Media Lunch sponsored by Pioneer, 12:00pm ET; Technology demonstrations by Buick, Google, Pioneer, QNX and Scion at 1:00pm ET; Conference Program: 2:00pm - 5:30pm + reception.
LOCATION: The Metropolitan Pavilion, located at 125 West 18th Street in Manhattan.
CONTACT: Christopher Barker, C3 Group - (480) 737-2907/ chris.barker@cthreegroup.com

About The C3 Group
C3 Group focuses on advocating the role of technology in advancing the modernization of transportation. The C3 Group brings a combination of editorial content, leading event programing and focused consulting services to the companies and organizations involved in the global technology and transportation markets. For more information on the C3 Group please visit www.cthreegroup.com.

About CE Week
CE Week is the consumer electronics (CE) industry's official weeklong, citywide event in New York City. The official mid-year meeting, conference and new technology showcase includes the event headquarters, CE Week Exhibits, which is the site of CE Week's largest exhibition hall and conference program. CE Week is produced by Martin Porter & Associates and Consumer Technology Publishing Group/NAPCO Media, publisher of Dealerscope, Technology Integrator and the Technology Tell Network.

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