Revs Events

2014 Automotive History Conference

The Revs Program at Stanford is proud to announce that the 10th Biennial Automotive History Conference will come to Stanford April 10-12, 2014. Various parts of the conference will take place at Stanford's Automotive Innovation Facility and many Stanford professors and researchers will have roles in the event.

Stanford community members with valid ID can attend the conference free of charge but RSVP is required (please email adelet@stanford.edu). Non-Stanford members of the community can apply and purchase tickets directly from the SAH website.

Date
April 10, 2014 to April 12, 2014
Time
N/A 
Venue
Various 
Location
Various 
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Open Garage Talk: Jeff Zwart w/ Diego Rodriguez

The Revs Program at Stanford & the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford (CARS) host an evening with Jeff Zwart. Mr. Zwart's talk will focus on 'Telling Stories With Cars,' looking at the various innovative ways he has been able to use the automobile to dramatic effect. Zwart is an award-winning director and race car driver. IDEO Partner and Stanford d.school Professor Diego Rodriguez will moderate the discussion.

To view more of Mr. Zwart's work, click here or view one of his latest works below. To read his bio, scroll to the bottom of this page.

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Date
November 07, 2013
Time
6:00PM to 7:00PM 
Venue
Automotive Innovation Facility 
Location
Stanford University 
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Performance Studies International 19

The Revs Program at Stanford announces its sponsorship of the 19th annual Performance Studies International Conference, held at Stanford from June 26-30. Automotive topics and modules include a performance by Simon Sadler and Bruce Tomb, including the display of his legendary vehicle Maria Del Camino.

Simon Sadler, Professor of Architectural and Urban History in the Art History Program at University of California Davis, will chair the performance of "Media Burn to Maria Del Camino" at the Humanities Center for the Performance Studies International Conference 19. Maria Del Camino is... Read More

Date
June 26, 2013 to June 30, 2013
Time
N/A 
Venue
Various 
Location
Stanford University 
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Open Garage Talk: Carlos Ghosn

The Revs Program at Stanford & the Center for Automotive Research at Stanford (CARS) host an evening with the chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, Carlos Ghosn. Mr. Ghosn will give a talk "Driving Technology: Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Cars and the Future of the Automobile."

Note: The event is now sold out and the waitlist is closed. Please join us for future Open Garage Talks in 2013!

Event Details:

Cost: Free, but registration is required (Note: the event is now sold out)

Date: Monday, April 1, 2013

Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00PM

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Date
April 01, 2013
Time
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM 
Venue
Automotive Innovation Facility 
Location
Stanford University 

2013 Big Idea Festival

The Big Idea Festival for Automotive Interfaces comes to Stanford on March 11, 2013 and you are invited!

Presented by CHIMe Lab, Media X, CARS and Revs, the "BIF" will bring together over over 65 teams representing over 200 students for an amazing evening of ideas and collaboration. As part of a course on the psychology and design of interfaces, the interdisciplinary teams of 2-4 students from across Stanford University have been asked to design original and provocative automotive products, services, and/or interfaces.

Why such a bold mission? Because the students... Read More

Date
March 11, 2013
Time
5:30 PM 
Venue
McCaw Hall 
Location
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center 

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