Thank you for attending the Automated Vehicles Symposium 2018. By every measure, the Symposium was a complete success.
We can’t wait to see you next year, July 15-18, 2019, in Orlando!

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The Automated Vehicles Symposium Moves to Orlando
in 2019

The Automated Vehicles Symposium takes the show on the road in 2019 and heads to Orlando, FL. The event takes place July 15-18, 2019 at the Orlando World Center Marriott. As many know, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has been planning for the deployment of autonomous vehicle technologies on public roadways with the establishment of the Florida Automated Vehicles (FAV) initiative.

This initiative has helped to create a framework for implementation and has actively engaged stakeholders, encouraged several research and pilot projects and has been instrumental in generating awareness for the evolution of the autonomous vehicles market with consumers. This makes Florida a leading testbed for autonomy and a natural fit to hold the Automated Vehicles Symposium next year. Read More. >>


Home From the Honeymoon, the Self-Driving Car Industry Faces Reality

Last year's Automated Vehicles Symposium was all about big announcements and a gleaming future. This year, attendants focused on trickier questions of how to tell the public that its wonder drug of a transportation solution will have its limitations. Read More. >>


DOT chief Chao urges AV community to educate the public

The “quite brilliant” engineers and technologists who are developing automated vehicles need to “step up and educate the public about this new technology” to boost confidence, U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said Tuesday. Read More. >>