Global Symposium on Connected Vehicles and Infrastructure
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First Annual Global Symposium on Connected Vehicles and Infrastructure
May 14 – 16, 2013, Rackham Auditorium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) is pleased to host the first annual Global Symposium on Connected Vehicles and Infrastructure, May 14- 16, 2013, in Ann Arbor. This three-day event will bring together leading industry, academic and government experts to discuss and strategize how connected vehicle technology is transforming the transportation industry.
Working closely with the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI), and ITS America this symposium will have a national focus and global scope. At the same time, our event will fully engage the concentration of automotive R&D and connected vehicle deployments located in Southeast Michigan.
In addition to distinguished speakers and panel discussions covering issues including policy, technology and deployment, the event will include opportunities to meet with UMTRI researchers to learn about our ongoing research and an opportunity to tour the Ann Arbor connected technology deployment area - the largest deployment of V2V and V2I in the world, with almost 3,000 connected cars, freight trucks and transit buses.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Registration 11-1 p.m.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
V2X Policy: Security, Privacy, and Liability
This session will feature remarks from leadership in both the public and private sector and will address what are the most significant issues facing V2X: security, privacy and liability.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
V2X: Technology and Deployment<.p>
Morning panelists will provide an update on the status of V2V technology and research that is actively taking place. The afternoon sessions will focus on V2I technology and deployment. We will explore current state as well as anticipated V2I technologic advancements and key research. Panelists will share lessons learned from deployments in Ann Arbor and throughout the region.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
V2X: Deployment, Innovation and Research
This final session we will explore the "blue sky" of connected technology. From research opportunities to the potential economic impact V2X may have on the region. UMTRI Director, Peter Sweatman will facilitate a panel discussion and challenge participant to think of new deployment possibilities, innovation and the research needed to support the future of transportation.
Following closing remarks, symposium participants will have the opportunity to tour the Ann Arbor Safety Piloit Model Deployment area.
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