Day 1

Vehicle Manufacturer and Supplier Briefings

Michael Pozsar,
Vice President, Electronic Controls, Electronics & Safety, Delphi

Dr. Kay Stepper, Vice President, Head of Regional Business Unit Driver Assistance & Automate Driving, Robert Bosch LLC

Legal Issues Addressed in the EU AdaptIVe Project
Andreas Knapp, Daimler AG

Key Safety Principles for Automation by Automation Level
Levasseur Tellis, Technical Specialist, Functional Safety, Ford Motor Co.

Michigan Mobility Transformation Center Research Roadmap
John Maddox, Assistant Director, Michigan Mobility Transformation Center

Ethical Considerations for Vehicle Automation Systems
Dr. Chris Gerdes, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

EU-US Collaboration in Road Transport Automation
Dr. Peter Sweatman, UMTRI

 Breakout Sessions

  1. Human Factors In the Design of Road Vehicle Automation
  2. Early Deployment Opportunities For Connected Automation Systems
  3. Integrated Traffic Flow Models and Analysis For Automated Vehicles
  4. Legal Pathways to Automated Vehicles
  5. Truck Automation
  6. Prioritizing Public Policy Challenges for Automated Vehicles
  7. Physical and Digital Infrastructure
  8. Verification and Validation of On-Road Automated Vehicles


Day 2

Symposium Welcome/Opening Comments
David Agnew
, R&D Strategy & Intelligence, North America, Chassis & Safety Division, Continental Automotive Systems Inc. 
International Automated Vehicle Initiatives

Dr. Adriano Alessandrini, University di Roma La Sapienza and Project Coordinator, CityMobil2 

The Pathway to Automation & Connectivity: Meaningful Momentum in the UK
Michael Hurwitz, Director, Energy, Technology & International, Department for Transport

Drive Sweden
Jan Hellaker, Head of Automation, Lindholmen Science Park AB 

World Economic Forum
Alex Mitchell, Director, Head of Automotive Industry, World Economic Forum

Automated Vehicles and Public Perception
Kristin Kolodge, Executive Director, Driver Interaction, J.D. Power   
Human Factors Evaluation of Level 2 and Level 3 Automated Driving Concepts
Dr. Myra Blanco, Director, Center for Automated Vehicle Systems – Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

Patrice Reilhac, Innovation & Collaborative Research Director, Comfort & Driving Assistance Business Group, Valeo

Automated Trucking Applications
Josh Switkes, Founder and CEO, Peloton Technology Inc.
Digital Infrastructure
Ogi Redzic, Senior Vice President, Automotive, HERE
Panel Session: Automated Vehicle Verification
Panelists: Stephanie Dougherty, Chief of Enterprise Planning and Performance, California Department of Motor Vehicles
Ibro Muharemovic
, Continental Automotive Systems Inc. 
Felix Fahrenkrog, Manager Active Safety ADAS, Driver Assistance, RWTH Aachen University
Breakout Sessions
  1. Human Factors In the Design of Road Vehicle Automation
  2. Early Deployment Opportunities For Connected Automation Systems
  3. Implications of Vehicle Automation for Planning
  4. Cybersecurity For Automated Vehicles
  5. Enabling Technologies
  6. Legal Pathways to Automated Vehicles

Day 3

Public Agency Automated Vehicle Initiatives

Hajime Amano
, President, ITS Japan 

European Commission
Ludger Rogge
Research Programme Officer, DG Research & Innovation, European Commission 

U.S. Department of Transportation
Kevin Dopart
Program Manager, Connected Vehicle Safety and Automation, Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office 

U.S. Department of Energy
Reuben Sarkar
, Deputy Assistance Secretary for Transportation, U.S. Department of Energy 
Panel Session: State and City Level Issues

Dr. Johanna Zmud, Senior Research Scientist, Texas A&M Transportation  Institute ;
Paul Steinman, District Secretary, Florida Department of Transportation ;
Leon Daniels, Managing Director, Surface Transport, Transport for London