SOURCE: The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation

June 07, 2016 14:00 ET

Automotive Linux Summit 2016 Program Announced, Covering the Latest Automotive Technology Advancements

Open Source Automotive Leaders to Gather to Collaborate on Next Generation of Automotive Software Projects

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - June 07, 2016) - The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit advancing professional open source management for mass collaboration, today announced the lineup of speakers and sessions for Automotive Linux Summit, taking place July 13-14 in Tokyo. These speakers include leaders in both the open source and automotive technology communities, who will share their knowledge with attendees in order to advance developments in this space.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Dan Cauchy, General Manager, Automotive, The Linux Foundation
  • Julius Marchwicki, Ford Motor Company
  • Hisao Munakata, Senior Director, Automotive Information Solution Division, 1st Solution Business Unit, Renesas
  • Kenichi Murata, General Manager, BR Connected Strategy & Planning, Toyota Motor Corporation
  • Kazuo Tsubouchi, General Manager, Information & Communications Technology Eng. Div. 2, DENSO Corporation

The full schedule of sessions can be viewed at

Automotive Linux Summit gathers the most innovative minds from automotive expertise and open-source excellence including automotive systems engineers, Linux experts, R&D managers, business executives, open-source licensing and compliance specialists and community developers. The event connects the developer community driving the innovation in this area together with the vendors and users providing and using the code in order to drive the future of embedded devices in the automotive arena.

Automotive Linux Summit is co-located with LinuxCon + ContainerCon Japan, the premier Linux conference in Asia that brings together a unique blend of core developers, administrators, users, community managers and industry experts. Those wishing to add LinuxCon + ContainerCon to their Automotive Linux Summit registration may do so for a discounted fee.

Automotive Linux Summit is made possible by support from Diamond Sponsor Automotive Grade Linux; Gold Sponsors Panasonic and Renesas; and Silver Sponsors Advanced Telematic Systems, Fujitsu Ten, LinkMotion, NTT Data and Pivotal.

For attendees who register before June 22, the early registration fee is US$375. Visit to register.

Members of the press who would like to apply for a press pass should contact Dan Brown ( or Maemalynn Meanor (

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