Good morning from Quick Spin, where we're getting ready to wrap up CES 2018 and enjoying the last of the desert weather before heading to Detroit for the North American International Auto Show. Though the announcements have wound down, there still has been plenty to see in Las Vegas -- or not, if you were in the halls that lost power. Here's what you should know. -- Katie Burke
#HereWeAre. Twitter held its alternate speaker event at CES on Wednesday afternoon, highlighting female tech executives as a response to the convention's nearly all-male keynote lineup. The series included Padmasree Warrior, CEO of electric vehicle startup Nio, as well as Recode executive editor Kara Swisher and Blavity CEO Morgan DeBaun.
Capitol Hill visits the City of Sin. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao spoke at CES about the pending revisions to the official federal automated vehicle policy, dubbed A Vision for Safety 3.0. While Chao has had mixed reviews on the Obama administration approach to establishing flexible federal standards, her comments neutrally focused on overarching goals for mixed-modal mobility.