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The Washington Auto Show 2017 Press Conference Schedule for Thursday, January 26, 2017

(WASHINGTON) - January 25, 2017 - The Washington Auto Show®, the Public Policy Show on the Auto Industry Circuit and the largest consumer show in Washington D.C., has announced the final schedule for the annual public policy preview day on Thursday, January 26, 2017 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

8:00am    WAPA/IMPA Breakfast – East Salon

8:40am    Welcome and Introductions - East Salon

9:00am    Transportation’s Transformation and HARMAN’s Drive to Humanize the Connected Car – East Salon
Dinesh Paliwal, Chairman, President and CEO of HARMAN

9:35am    Starship Technologies – Grand Lobby

10:00am    U.S. Army – L Street Bridge

10:20am    Toyota – Hall D

10:45am    Jeep – Hall E

11:00am    Chrysler – Hall E

11:30am    Hyundai – Hall C

11:50pm    VW – Hall C

12:25pm    Lunch – East Salon

1:00pm    Green Car Announcements – Green Car Journal - West Salon

Connected Green Car of the Year™
Luxury Green Car of the Year™
Green SUV of the Year™

1:25pm    Future of Privacy Forum/NADA – East Salon

1:45pm    Motor Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) – East Salon

2:00pm    NSF: Discovering the Fundamentals of Future Transportation - East Salon
Dr. France Còrdova, Director, National Safety Council

2:35pm    ART-of-Motion – Third Floor Ballroom
Jamaal Laamaj paints a 2017 BMW Mini

3:00-5:00pm    SAE Plenary Session – Meeting Room 146 AB

5:00-8:00pm    Sneak Peek Preview
ART-of-Motion – Third Floor Ballroom
Ed the Artist paints a 2017 Toyota Prius

About the Washington Auto Show
The Washington Auto Show®, the largest public show in Washington D.C., is celebrating 75 years of automotive innovation with its landmark 2017 event. Known as “The Public Policy Show,” the Washington Auto Show kicks off January 24, 2017 with two days of powerful and purposeful dialogue between industry leaders and public policy makers on issues impacting the automotive industry. The event opens to the public January 27 to February 5, and will provide more than 750,000 square feet of autos, advanced technology and experiential events throughout all levels, exhibition halls, exhibit space and meeting rooms of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in which more than 35 domestic and import manufacturers present more than 600 vehicles. For more information, please visit and

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