Organizers

Organizers

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Richard Bishop
Principal, Bishop Consulting

Richard Cunard
Engineer of Traffic Operations, Transportation Research Board (TRB)

Bob Denaro
Chair, TRB Joint Subcommittee on Challenges and Opportunities for Road Vehicle Automation and ITS Consultant

Kevin Dopart
Program Manager, Vehicle Safety & Automation, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Joint Program Office, U.S. Department of Transportation

Jane Lappin
Chair, TRB Standing Committee on Intelligent Transportation Systems and Toyota National Research Institute

Jack Pokrzywa
Director, SAE Global Ground Vehicle Standards US TAG ISO TC22 Chairperson

Steven Shladover
Chair, TRB Standing Committee on Vehicle-Highway Automation and University of California PATH Program

Lindsay Voss
Director of Education, AUVSI

Breakout Session Organizers

Breakout 1: Market Acceptance and Demand: Data Capture and Analysis Techniques to Examine Behavioral Responses to AVs

Johanna Zmud, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Yoram Shiftan, Technion
Ram Pendyala, Arizona State University
Joan Walker, University of California, Berkeley
Kristin Kolodge, J.D. Power and Associates
Maren Outwater, Resource Systems Group
Chandra Bhat, University of Texas at Austin Center for Transportation Research
Barbara Lenz, German Aerospace Center, DLR
Don MacKenzie, University of Washington

Breakout 2: Human Factors in Road Vehicle Automation: Training and External HMI Considerations

Andy Schaudt, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
John Shutko, Ford Motor Company
Sheldon Russell, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Anuj K. Pradhan, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
Chris Schwarz, University of Iowa National Advanced Driving Simulator
Fred Feng, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
John Sullivan, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
Shan Bao, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

Breakout 3: Enabling Technologies for Automated Vehicles

Carl Andersen, USDOT
Stacy Randecker Bartlett, Ellis & Associates
Jennifer Carter, HERE
Rob Dingess, Mercer Strategic
Dominique Freckmann, TE Connectivity
Juhani Jaaskelainen, Independent
Jim Misener, Qualcomm
Sudararajan Sudharson, Booz Allen
Valentin Scinteie, Kontron
Virginia Stouffer, LMI

Breakout 4: What Happens Next: AV Crashes, Curbs, and Laws

Karlyn Stanley, RAND Corporation
Ellen Partridge, Environmental Law & Policy Center
Cal Andersen, FHWA, USDOT
James Anderson, RAND
Todd Benoff, Alston & Bird
Ryan Gammelgard, State Farm
Don Slavik, Slavik Law Firm
Dorothy Glancy, Santa Clara University School of Law
Ryan Harrington, Exponent
Austin Hensel
Nira Pandya, U.C. Berkeley Law School

Breakout 5: Public Transport and Shared Mobility

Alejandro Henao, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Chris Kopp, HNTB
Daniel Fagnant, General Motors
Eli Machek, Volpe
Gary Hsueh, Arup (Lead Organizer)
James Fishelson, University of Minnesota
Jean Ruestman, Michigan DOT
Katherine Freund, ITN America
Matthew Lesh, Coast Autonomous
Rachel Hiatt, San Francisco County Transportation Authority
Sam Lott, Texas Southern University
Scott Smith, Volpe
Stanley Young, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Stephan Parker, Transportation Research Board
Susan Shaheen, UC Berkeley TSRC
Thomas Cerny, AECOM
Tim Frisbie, Shared Use Mobility Center
Tom Voege, OECD
Wendy Tao, Siemens

Breakout 6: Trucking Automation: Key Deployment Scenarios

Johan Engström- Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Richard Bishop- Bishop Consulting

Breakout 7: Enterprise Solutions Series

Breakout 8: Urbanism Next Workshop: AV’s Effects on Urban Development

Nico Larco, Department of Architecture– Sustainable Cities Initiative, University of Oregon
Caroline Rodier, Urban Land Use and Transportation Center (ULTRANS), University of California at Davis

Breakout 9: Effects of Vehicle Automation on Energy-Usage and Emissions

Amitai Bin-Nun, Securing America’s Future Energy
T. Donna Chen, University of Virginia
William Chernicoff, Toyota
Jia Hu, Federal Highway Administration
Natarajan Janarthanan, Washington State Department of Transportation
Paul Leiby, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Xiao-Yun Lu, University of California, Berkeley
Don MacKenzie, University of Washington
Mathieu Joerger, University of Arizona
Jimmy O'Dea, Union of Concerned Scientists
Constantine Samaras, Carnegie Mellon University
Tom Stephens, Argonne National Laboratory
Zia Wadud, University of Leeds
Jacob Ward, Carnegie Mellon University
Guoyuan Wu, University of California, Riverside

Breakout 10: Policy Issues for Automated Vehicles: Data Sharing and Informing Policy

Shawn Kimmel, Booz-Allen Hamilton
Anita Kim, U.S. DOT Volpe Center
Ginger Goodin, Texas Transportation Institute
Baruch Feigenbaum, Reason Foundation
Richard Mudge, Compass Transportation and Technology
Amitai Bin-Nun, Security America’s Future Energy
David Perlman, U.S. DOT Volpe Center
Carl Andersen, U.S. DOT Federal Highway Administration

Breakout 11: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) for Automated Vehicles (AV): Exploring Tools, Algorithms, and Emerging Issues

Sherif Ishak, Louisiana State University
Shawn Kimmel, Booz Allen Hamilton

Breakout 12: Testing Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs): Accelerating Innovation, Integration, Deployment and Sharing Results

Shannon Barnes, CSG Government Solutions
Jennifer Carter, HERE
Andrea Gold, University of Texas, Austin, Center for Transportation Research
Mathieu Joerger, University of Arizona Transportation Research Institute
Cynthia Jones, Ohio Department of Transportation
James Li, Oak Ridge National Research Laboratory
Taylor Lochrane, FHWA Office of Operations Research and Development
Valerie Shuman, Shuman Consulting Group, LLC
Junhua Wang, Tongji University

Breakout 13: Challenges and Opportunities for the Intersection of Vulnerable Road Users (VRU) and AVs

Justin Owens, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Laura Sandt, UNC Highway Safety Research Center

Breakout 14: Enhancing the Validity of Traffic Flow Models with Emerging Data

Meng Wang, Delft University of Technology, chair
Xiaopeng (Shaw) Li, University of South Florida, co-chair
Samer, Hamdar, George Washington Unversity, co-chair
Haizhong Wang, Oregon State University
Soyoung Ahn, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Mark Brackstone, TSS -Transport Simulation Systems
Danjue Chen, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Steven Mattingly, University of Texas Arlington
Alexander Skabardonis, University of California, Berkeley
Michael Levin, University of Minnesota

Breakout 15: CAV Scenarios for High-Speed, Controlled Access Facilities

Christopher Poe, TTI/ TRB Freeway Operations
Steve Kuciemba, PB/TRB Freeway Operations
James Colyar, FHWA/ TRB Freeway Operations
Taylor Lochrane, FHWA/ TRB Freeway Operations
Greg Krueger, HNTB/TRB ITS
Nick Wood, TTI/ TRB Managed Lanes
Patrick Vu/TRB Managed Lanes
Angela Jacobs, FHWA
Alex Skabardonis, UC Berkeley / TRB Highway Capacity
Tim Gates, Michigan State / TRB Traffic Control Devices
Jon Obenberger, FHWA

Breakout 16: Aftermarket Systems (ADAS- related)

Chris Borroni-Bird, VP, Strategic Development, Qualcomm Technologies Incorporated
Jim Misener, Director, Technical Standards, Qualcomm Technologies Incorporated

Breakout 17: Safety Assurance of Automated Vehicles

Prof. Hermann Winner, TU Darmstadt
Dr. Ching-Yao Chan, U.C. Berkeley PATH

Breakout 18: Reading the Road Ahead: Infrastructure Readiness

Scott O. Kuznicki, P.E., Dubai Office of Transpo Group
Dr. Paul Carlson, Texas Transportation Institute
Brian Watson, American Traffic Safety Services Association
Robert Dingess, Mercer Strategic Alliance

Breakout 19: SHARK TANK – Change is coming: who will survive?

Richard Mudge, Compass Transportation and Technology
Alain Kornhauser, Princeton University
Scott Smith, U.S. DOT Volpe Center
David Pickerall, Smart and Connected Transportation
Amitai Bin-Nun, Security America’s Future Energy
Reinhard Pfliegl, A3PS
Alan Chachih, U.S. DOT Volpe Center

Breakout 20: Making Automation Work for Cities

Siegfried Rupprecht – Rupprecht Consult
Jane Lappin – Toyota Research Institute
Steve Buckley – WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
Scott Smith – US DoT / Volpe Center
Ellen Patridge – University of Chicago / Booth School of Business
Bryan K. Pounds – MassDOT, Office of Transportation Planning
Dirk Heinrichs – German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Karen Vancluysen – Polis

Breakout 21: Connected and Automated Vehicles in Traffic Signal Systems

Larry Head, University of Arizona
Henry Liu, University of Michigan
Young-Jun Moon, The Korea Transport Institute

Breakout 22: Legal and Policy Approaches: Finding the Right Balance on Legislating for Automated Vehicles

Karlyn Stanley, RAND
Ellen Partridge, Environmental Law Policy Center
Anita Kim, U.S. DOT Volpe Center
Ginger Goodin, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Baruch Feigenbaum, Reason Foundation
Dov Friedman, Securing America’s Future Energy
Carl Andersen, U.S. DOT Federal Highway Administration
Tammy Trimble, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Amitai Bin-Nun, Securing America’s Future Energy
Shawn Kimmel, Booz Allen Hamilton

Breakout 23: Early Deployment Alternatives

Dale Thompson, FHWA
Xiaoyun Lu, University of California, Berkeley
Jiaqi Ma, Leidos
Taylor Lochrane, FHWA
Mathieu Joerger, University of Arizona

Breakout 24: Automated Vehicles for People with Disabilities

Mohammed Yousuf, USDOT
Sudharson Sundararajan, Booz Allen Hamilton
Jeff Gerlach, SecureEnergy
Aaron Steinfeld, Carnegie Mellon University
Corey Harper, PhD student at Carnegie Mellon University

Breakout 25: Ethical and Social Implications

Noah Goodall, Virginia Transportation Research Council
Norio Komoda, Sakura Associates LLC
Yuri Gawdiak, NASA
Filippo Santoni de Sio, TU Delft
Brant Horio, LMI

Poster Session Organizers

Myra Blanco, Director, Center for Public Policy, Partnerships and Outreach, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
Tammy Trimble, Senior Research Associate, Center for Public Policy, Partnerships and Outreach, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute