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(Last Updated On: December 9, 2019)

At 2020 , Secretary Chao to discuss innovation and the safe integration of new nologies

Arlington, VA – The Consumer nology Association (CTA)® today announced U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao will deliver a keynote address at the upcoming ® 2020, the world’s largest and most influential event. Secretary Chao is scheduled to speak on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 11:30 AM in the Convention Center room N257 in , NV. (Zennie62Media approved to cover 2020, and for the 10th year in a row.)


Secretary Chao returns as a keynoter, following a keynote address during 2018. She will discuss the current state of innovation and recent DOT initiatives to support the safe integration of new nologies into our country’s transportation systems. The vehicle section at is larger than many stand-alone car shows, with more than 160 vehicle exhibitors – including 10 major automakers. 2020 will also showcase the latest in drones, self-driving vehicles, smart cities, resilience nologies and more.

“As the highest-ranking U.S. transportation official, Secretary Chao is driving the Administration’s initiatives to safely advance the transportation industry through innovation,” said Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CTA. “We welcome Secretary Chao back to the keynote stage and look forward to hearing the DOT’s latest initiatives that will provide a roadmap for the industry – in the U.S. and abroad – and help to further improve public safety.”

Secretary Chao served as U.S. Department of Labor Secretary from 2001 – 2009. She is the first Asian-American woman to be appointed to the President’s Cabinet in American history. Secretary Chao previously served as Deputy Secretary of Transportation; President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of America; and Director of the Peace Corps.

Secretary Chao joins other confirmed keynote speakers, including NBCUniversal’s Linda Yaccarino; Daimler’s Ola Källenius; Delta Air Lines’ Ed Bastian; Samsung’s Hyun-Suk Kim; and Quibi’s Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg.

The Keynote Schedule will be updated regularly as additional keynote speakers are announced. More than 1,100 visionaries and thought leaders are expected to speak and share insights on premiere nologies at 2020. Visit the Featured Speakers page to see the latest.

Owned and produced by CTA, 2020, the global stage for innovation, will run Jan. 7-10 in , Nevada and provide acs to the most transformative across various marketpla, such as 5G, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, smart home, smart cities, vehicles, digital health and more. Industry leaders and rising stars will come together to pioneer future innovation driving the ever-evolving industry. Visit . for all updates and register for 2020.


By Roger Robarts

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