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Sunday, July 14, 2019

08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Ancillary Meetings


Monday, July 15, 2019

08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Ancillary Meetings

10:00 AM – 05:30 PM

Registration Open

01:30 PM – 05:30 PM

Breakout Sessions 
NOTE: All breakout sessions are closed to the media.


Tuesday, July 16, 2019

07:00 AM – 07:00 PM

Registration Open

11:00 AM – 07:00 PM

Exhibit Hours, Outdoor Demos + Recruitment Fair

07:00 AM – 08:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

08:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Plenary Session

08:00 AM – 08:15 AM

Symposium Welcome

Brian Wynne, President and CEO, AUVSI and Jane Lappin, Director, Government Affairs & Public Policy, Toyota Research Institute and Chair, TRB Standing Committee on Vehicle-Highway Automation

08:15 AM – 08:30 AM

Welcome to Florida: Senator Jeff Brandes, Florida Senate

08:30 AM – 09:00 AM

Keynote Address

Dr. Chris Urmson, Co-founder and CEO, Aurora

09:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Safety Assurance Presentation Series

09:00 AM – 09:15 AM

PEGASUS Results and Future Prospects

Dr. Lutz Eckstein, Director, Institute of Automotive Engineering, RWTH Aachen University


09:15 AM – 09:30 AM

Building Trust in AV Safety

Noah Zych, Chief of Staff, Uber Advanced Technologies Group


09:30 AM – 09:45 AM

Volvo Cars Automation Safety Assurance Framework

Prof. Trent Victor, Senior Technical Leader, Crash Avoidance, Volvo Cars


09:45 AM – 09:55 AM

AV Safety Assurance Principles, Standards and Best Practices

Dr. Ed Straub, Director, SAE Office of Automation


09:55 AM – 10:15 AM

Q&A with Speakers

Moderator: Steve Wood, Counsel, NHTSA

10:15 AM – 10:45 AM

Break

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Monday Breakout Session Recap

Valerie Shuman, Principal, Shuman Consulting Group, LLC

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Public Acceptance and Outreach Presentation Series

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

What the Public Really Thinks About Automated Vehicles: Evidence from Survey Research

Dr. Johanna Zmud, Senior Research Scientist, Texas A&M Transportation Institute


11:15 AM – 11:30 AM

Engaging the Public with Automated Vehicles

Dr. Jack Stilgoe, Dept of Science & Technology Studies, University College London


11:30 AM – 11:40 AM

Trust Built on Knowledge: Partners for Automated Vehicle Education

Kelly Nantel, VP, Communications & Advocacy, National Safety Council


11:40 AM – 12:00 PM

Q&A with Public Acceptance Speakers

Moderator: Jane Lappin, Director, Government Affairs & Public Policy, Toyota Research Institute

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

What We’ve Learned After Providing 50,000 Self-Driving Rides to the Public

Jody Kelman, Director of Product Management, Self-Driving, Lyft

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM

Tuesday Breakout Session Preview

Valerie Shuman, Principal, Shuman Consulting Group, LLC

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM

Lunch

01:30 PM – 05:30 PM

Breakout Sessions and Enterprise Solutions Series 
NOTE: All breakout sessions are closed to the media.

05:30 PM – 07:00 PM

Reception and Poster Presentations

07:00 PM – 09:00 PM

TRB Standing Committee on Automated Transit Systems (AP040)
Room: Crystal P/Q


Wednesday, July 17, 2019

07:00 AM – 06:00 PM

Registration Open

11:00 AM – 07:00 PM

Exhibit Hours, Outdoor Demos + Recruitment Fair

07:00 AM – 08:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

08:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Plenary Session

08:00 AM – 08:10 AM

Symposium Welcome

Neil Pedersen, Executive Director, Transportation Research Board

08:10 AM – 08:30 AM

Keynote Address: Administrator Nicole R. Nason, Federal Highway Administration

08:30 AM – 09:30 AM

Panel: How Best to Ensure Safety in Deployment of Automated Driving Systems – A Discussion with Stakeholders

Moderator:

Panelists:

  • Steve Gehring, Vice President, Vehicle Safety and Connected Automation, Global Automakers
  • Dr. David Kidd, Senior Research Scientist, IIHS, Highway Loss Data Institute
  • Dr. Peter Norton, Associate Professor, Department of Engineering and Society, University of Virginia
  • Dr. C. Y. David Yang, Executive Director, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

09:30 AM – 09:45 AM

External Interfaces for Automated Vehicles from European Commission’s interACT Project

Dr. Natasha Merat, University of Leeds, Institute for Transport Studies

09:45 AM – 10:15 AM

Break

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Panel: Advancing Urban Mobility

Moderator:

Panelists:

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Panel: Connected / Automated Trucking: Early Deployments

Moderator:

Panelists:

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM

Wednesday Breakout Session Preview

Valerie Shuman, Principal, Shuman Consulting Group, LLC

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM

Lunch

01:30 PM – 05:30 PM

Breakout Sessions and Enterprise Solution Series 
NOTE: All breakout sessions are closed to the media.

05:30 PM – 07:00 PM

Reception and Poster Presentations


Thursday, July 18, 2019

07:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Registration Open

07:00 AM – 08:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

08:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Plenary Session

08:00 AM – 08:10 AM

Symposium Welcome

Kevin Dopart, Program Manager, ITS Joint Program Office for Vehicle Safety and Automation, U.S. DOT

08:10 AM – 08:30 AM

Keynote Address

Administrator Raymond P. Martinez, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

08:30 AM – 08:45 AM

European Policy and Initiatives Regarding Connected and Automated Driving

Tom Alkim, Policy Officer, Connected & Automated Driving, European Commission

08:45 AM – 09:00 AM

Putting the UK at the Forefront of the Self-Driving Future

Jess de Looy-Hyde, Head of International Strategy and Engagement Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

09:00 AM – 09:15 AM

Japan’s SIP-adus Program on Road Vehicle Automation Presentation

Ryota Shirato, Senior Engineer, Alliance Technical Affairs and Product Safety Group, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

09:15 AM – 09:30 AM

Developing End-to-End Regulation for Automated Vehicles in Australia

Speaker: Marcus Burke, Director Automated Vehicles, National Transport Commission

09:30 AM – 09:45 AM

Gearing up for Autonomous Mobility: Singapore’s Approach

Speaker: Chris Leck, Deputy Group Director, Technology & Industry Development Group, Land Transport Authority

09:45 AM – 10:00 AM

U.S. Department of Transportation Automated Vehicle Research Activities

Finch Fulton, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM

Break

10:20 AM – 11:15 AM

Steps Towards Putting the Public Safety Community at Ease with Advanced Vehicle Technologies

Moderators:

  • Jon Krohmer, Acting Associate Administrator, Office of Traffic Injury Control, Director, Office of Emergency Medical Services, NHTSA
  • Dee Williams, Deputy Associate Administrator, Office of Vehicle Safety Research, NHTSA

Panelists:

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Investor Insights on the Future of Automated Vehicles

Moderator:

Panelists:

  • Jim Adler, Managing Director and Board Member, Toyota AI Ventures
  • Olaf Sakkers, Partner, Maniv Mobility

11:45 AM – 12:05 PM

Congressional Staff Perspectives on National Policies for Road Vehicle Automation

Cheri Pascoe, Senior Professional Staff Member and Investigator, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

12:05 PM – 12:15 PM

Closing Comments

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM

Lunch (Not Provided)

02:00 PM – 04:00 PM

Multi-Modal Automated Vehicle Listening Session


Friday, July 19, 2019

08:00 AM – 05:00 PM

Ancillary Meetings

09:30 AM – 04:00 PM

US-JP-EU Automation in Road Transportation Working Group
Room: Los Angeles

08:30 AM – 12:30 PM

SAE ORAD Committee
Room: Chicago/Denver