Schedule



SCHEDULE

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Monday, July 9, 2018

08:00 AM – 12:00 PM Ancillary Meetings
10:00 AM – 07:00 PM Registration Open
01:00 PM - 5:00 PM Ancillary Meeting - SAE On-Road Automation Driving (ORAD) Technical Standards Committee
(Golden Gate 8)
01:30 PM – 05:30 PM Breakout Sessions (new for 2018)
05:30 PM – 07:00 PM Reception and Poster Presentations

Sponsored by:
Texas A&M TI
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM Exhibit Hours

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

07:00 AM – 07:00 PM Registration Open
11:00 AM – 07:00 PM Exhibit Hours
07:00 AM – 08:00 AM Continental Breakfast 

Sponsored by:
Velodyne
08:00 AM – 08:05 AM Symposium Welcome

Speaker: Brian Wynne, President and CEO, AUVSI
08:05 AM – 08:15 AM Welcome on Behalf of the Executive Committee

Speaker: Jane Lappin, Director, Government Affairs & Public Policy, Toyota Research Institute and Bob Denaro, Chair, TRB Joint Subcommittee on Challenges and Opportunities for Road Vehicle Automation and ITS Consultant
08:15 AM – 08:45 AM Bridging the Automated Vehicle Gap: Consumer Trust, Technology and Liability

Speakers: Kristin Kolodge, Executive Director, Driver Interaction and Human, Machine Interface, J.D. Power;  Tina Georgieva, Senior Attorney, Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.
08:45 AM – 09:00 AM Transition from Collision Avoidance to Automated Vehicle Systems (Pathway to Full Automation)

Speaker: Dr. Ensar Becic, Human Performance Investigator / Project Manager, Office of Highway Safety, NTSB
09:00 AM – 09:15 AM Wherever, Whenever, Whatever the Weather: On-road and Off-road Autonomy

Speaker:  Dr. Paul Newman, Founder, Oxbotica
09:15 AM – 09:30 AM Development of Unsupervised Self-Driving Using Deep Learning Neural Networks, and Proving it is Sufficiently Safe

Speaker:  Jonas Ekmark, Product Area Owner, New Technology, Zenuity
09:30 AM – 09:45 AM Applying a Hybrid Network Approach to Deployment of Self-Driving Mobility Services

Speaker:  Nadeem Sheikh, VP, Self-Driving Vehicle Programs, Lyft
09:45 AM – 10:15 AM Break
10:15 AM – 10:50 AM Breakout Session Reports
10:50 AM – 11:50 AM Safety Assurance, Validation and Certification Panel

Moderator: Dr. Steve Shladover, University of California PATH Program and Chair, TRB Standing Committee on Vehicle-Highway Automation

Panelists: Dr. Olaf op den Camp, Senior Consultant, Integrated Vehicle Safety, TNO; Dr. Phil Koopman, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University; Dr. Thomas Dingus, Director, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute; Dr. Lutz Eckstein, Director and Chair, Institute for Automotive Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
11:50 AM – 12:05 PM GATEway: Exploring How People Respond to, Engage with and Accept CAVs in a Challenging Urban Environment

Speaker:  Richard Cuerden, Director, TRL Academy
12:05 PM – 12:20 PM The Cambrian Explosion of AV Sensors

Speaker:  Robert Seidl, Managing Partner, Motus Ventures
12:20 PM – 12:30 PM Keynote Address

Speaker:  Secretary Elaine L. Chao, U.S. Department of Transportation
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM Lunch
01:30 PM – 05:30 PM Breakout Sessions and Enterprise Solutions Series
05:30 PM – 07:00 PM Reception and Poster Presentations

Sponsored by:

  

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

07:00 AM – 06:00 PM Registration Open
11:00 AM – 07:00 PM Exhibit Hours
07:00 AM – 08:00 AM Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by:
exponent
08:00 AM – 08:15 AM The National Academies & TRB- Preparing for Automated Vehicles and Shared Mobility 

Speaker: Neil Pedersen, Executive Director, Transportation Research Board
08:15 AM – 08:35 AM Advancing the AV Opportunity: NHTSA, NTSB, and Industry Lessons Learned

Speaker: Dr. Mark Rosekind, Chief Safety Innovation Officer, Zoox
08:35 AM – 08:50 AM Preparing U.S. Workers and Employers for an Autonomous Vehicle Future

Speaker: Dr. Erica L. Groshen, Visiting Senior Scholar, ILR School, Cornell University
08:50 AM – 09:05 AM Designing Automated Vehicles Around Human Values

Speaker: Dr. Chris Gerdes, Director Revs Program at Stanford, Center for Automotive Research at Stanford (CARS), Dynamic Design Lab
09:05 AM – 09:20 AM Reshaping Urban Mobility with Autonomous Vehicles: Lessons from the City of Boston

Speaker: John Moavenzadeh, Head of Mobility Industries and System Initiative, World Economic Forum
09:20 AM – 09:40 AM Real Commercial Platooning -- Real Safety and Savings

Speaker: Dr. Josh Switkes, Founder & CEO, Peloton
09:40 AM – 10:00 AM Embark’s Approach to Operational Safety for Automated Truck Development

Speaker: Alex Rodrigues, CEO and Co-Founder, Embark
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Regulatory Issues for Automated Vehicles

Moderator: Ginger Goodin, Senior Research Engineer, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

Panelists: Nat Beuse, Associate Administrator, Vehicle Safety Research, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration;  Cathie Curtis, Director, Vehicle Programs, American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators; Jill Ingrassia, Managing Director, Government Relations & Traffic Safety Advocacy, AAA; Edwin Nas, Deputy Project Leader, Connected and Automated Driving, The Netherlands; David Strickland, Partner, Venable LLP and Counsel to the Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets
11:30 AM – 11:45 AM International Programs: PEGASUS

Speaker: Dr. Karsten Lemmer, Member of the Executive Board for Energy and Transport, German Aerospace Center (Invited)
11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Designing Cooperative Interaction of Automated Vehicles with Other Road Users- Overview of the EU Project interACT 

Speaker: Dr. Natasha Merat, Associate Professor, University of Leeds
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Breakout Session Reports
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM Lunch
01:30 PM – 05:30 PM Breakout Sessions and Enterprise Solutions Series
05:30 PM – 07:00 PM Reception and Poster Presentations

Sponsored by:
 

Thursday, July 12, 2018

07:00 AM – 12:30 PM Registration Open
07:00 AM – 08:00 AM Continental Breakfast
08:00 AM – 08:10 AM Symposium Welcome
08:10 AM – 08:30 AM Keynote Address

Speaker: Heidi King, Deputy Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
08:30 AM – 09:15 AM Investor Perspectives on Automated Vehicles

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

Panelists: Jim Adler, Managing Director and Board Member, Toyota AI Ventures; Jim DiSanto, Managing Director, Motus; Amy Gu, Managing Partner, Hemi Ventures; Dr. Ulrich Quay, Managing Partner, BMW i Ventures;  Olaf Sakkers, Partner, Maniv Mobility
09:15 AM – 09:30 AM SIP-adus: Field Operational Tests and Regulatory Issues

Speaker: Hajime Amano, President and CEO, ITS Japan
09:30 AM – 09:45 AM Automated Mobility: The EU Strategy for Mobility of the Future

Speaker: Clara de la Torre, Director for Transport, Directorate-General for Research & Innovation, European Commission
09:45 AM – 10:00 AM Testing Automated Driving on European Roads - The L3Pilot Project

Speaker: Aria Etemad, Volkswagen Group Research
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM The Future of Mobility in the United Kingdom

Speaker: Iain Forbes, Head, Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, UK Department for Transport
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Dubai Self-Driving Transport Vision and World Challenge

Speaker: Dr. Ismail Zohdy, Program Manager, Dubai Self-Driving Transport
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM U.S. Department of Transportation Automated Vehicle Research Activities

Speaker: Finch Fulton, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy, U.S. DOT
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Breakout Session Reports
12:30 PM – 01:30 PM Lunch (Not Provided)
01:30 PM – 05:30 PM Ancillary Meetings
01:30 PM - 3:00 PM Ancillary Meeting - U.S. DOT Listening Session
(Grand Ballroom)
01:30 PM - 5:30 PM Ancillary Meeting - Mid-Year Meeting of the TRB Standing Committee on Emerging and Innovative Public Transport and Technologies (AP020)
(Yosemite B)
 

Friday, July 13, 2018

08:00 AM – 05:00 PM Ancillary Meetings