Revs Events

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 

Open Garage Talk: Chris Bangle with Diego Rodriguez

(This is a past event; view video below, view photos from the event here)

The Revs Program at Stanford presents an evening with noted designer Chris Bangle, Managing Director of Chris Bangle Associates and former Chief of Design for BMW Group. Bangle's discussion with the Stanford audience will focus on "Designing Difference in A World of Sameness," illustrated with examples from his daring career as a designer whose work has provoked endless discussion. He is best known for his tenure as Chief of Design for the BMW Group, where he was responsible for bringing the designs of the... Read More

Date
November 26, 2012
Time
6:30PM to 7:30PM 
Venue
Automotive Innovation Facility 
Location
Stanford University 
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Open Garage Talk: Stefan Bradl, Lucio Cecchinello, Diego Rodriguez

(This is a past event; view a videorecording of the event below and view photos from the event here)

The Revs Program at Stanford presents a discussion of safety and innovation with MotoGP motorcycle racer Stefan Bradl and LCR team owner and former racer, Lucio Cecchinello. Led by IDEO Partner and Stanford d.school professor Diego Rodriguez, the event will focus on the balance between embracing risk and protecting for safety, highlighting the advancements made by man and machine in one of the fastest forms of motorsports.

 

Date
July 24, 2012
Time
7:00 PM 
Venue
Automotive Innovation Facility 
Location
Stanford University 

Open Garage Talk: Paul Ingrassia

(This is a past event; view a full video recording of the event below or on iTunes U here; click to view photos from the event here)

Revs and CARS present Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Ingrassia discussing America's history as a vehicular history, from the assembly lines of Henry Ford to the open roads of Route 66, from the lore of Jack Kerouac to the sex appeal of the Hot Rod. It's an idea brought brilliantly to life by Ingrassia in his new book, Engines of Change. The author will dive deep into the idea of the automobile as it propelled and reflected the American... Read More

Date
May 23, 2012
Time
7:00 PM 
Venue
Automotive Innovation Facility 
Location
Stanford University 

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