Why Attend

It’s time to start planning for what’s next in automated vehicles. What better way to make sure that you are in-the-know than by attending the most comprehensive conference on automated mobility.

The Automated Vehicles Symposium (AVS) brings together more than 1,500 professionals — leaders, academia, engineers, researchers, policymakers and solution providers to learn, share and connect on the evolving AV industry. Come together to learn more on technology innovations and challenges, evolving regulations and foresights into the next steps in deployment. Through interactive breakout sessions, a thought-provoking plenary schedule, groundbreaking research posters, and the Enterprise Solutions Series, this Symposium is the place to experience how the industry is advancing.

Here are four (of the many) reasons to put the Automated Vehicles Symposium on your must-attend list for 2020:

  1. Learn what’s going to drive the industry forward in 2020 and beyond
    We’ll provide an integrated approach to the future of mobility as we explore all aspects of the AV ecosystem — AI, cybersecurity, policy, workforce impact and lessons learned.
  2. Explore the latest AV tech
    Don’t just hear about the newest innovations — at the Automated Vehicles Symposium you’ll truly engage with the developers to explore the latest technologies that will accelerate the future of AV.
  3. Benefit from the unique blend of research, expert-led discussions, and networking
    This Symposium attracts engineers, researchers, solutions providers, poliycmakers and academia from all over the world to discuss and determine where the industry is headed next. Don’t just meet the experts, join in the conversations.
  4. Participate from anywhere on our virtual symposium platform
    This year's Symposium features will take place entirely on an immersive and fully-interactive virtual platform. Enjoy full access to keynotes, plenaries, breakout and poster sessions, exhibit hall and networking — and all at a reduced fee!

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1,500+ Attendees | 300+ Experts | 20+ Exhibitors | 30+ Breakouts | 50+ Poster Presentations

The Automated Vehicles Symposium brings together the brightest minds in the tech and automotive space to discuss the future of mobility. 1,500+ thought leaders from around the world convene to address complex technology, operations, and policy issues that will move us toward safe and reliable automated mobility. The Symposium is produced in partnership between the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Transportation Research Board (TRB).

Whether you are looking to learn more about automated technology advancements, gather market intelligence, learn about cybersecurity, or see how the industry is collaborating to champion consumer acceptance, the Symposium provides you with the unique opportunity to interact with key players changing the way we move goods and people.

Don’t miss the opportunity to engage at an event that is truly unparalleled in the autonomous vehicles industry.