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2014 Global Symposium Program

Videos of the sessions can be viewed here. Links to individual sessions are also linked below. Presentations available in PDF are linked below from the speaker’s name.  A full program for the event is available here

Global Symposium on Connected Vehicles and Infrastructure
April 21-23, 2014

MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014

WELCOME

 
  • Peter Sweatman, Director, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and Director, Michigan Mobility Transformation Center
  • S. Jack Hu, Interim Vice President for Research, University of Michigan
OPENING
 
  • Daniel Smith, Senior Associate Administrator for Vehicle Safety National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Kirk Steudle, Director, Michigan Department of Transportation
SESSION I: V2X POLICY – ISSUES AND STRATEGY
 
  • Scott Belcher, President and CEO, Intelligent Transportation Society of America
  • Andrew Brown, Vice President and Chief Technologist, Delphi
  • Kenneth Leonard, Director, ITS Joint Program Office, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Kirk Steudle, Director, Michigan Department of Transportation

MODERATOR: John Maddox, Director of Collaborative Program Strategies University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute/Texas A&M Transportation Institute

SESSION II: V2X POLICY – NEXT STEPS; SECURITY & PRIVACY
 
  • Tom Schaffnit, President, A2 Technology Management
  • Walt Fehr, Program Manager, ITS Joint Program Office, U. S. Department of Transportation
  • Thorsten Hehn, Senior Communications and Security Engineer, Volkswagen of America
  • Andrë Weimerskirch, Associate Research Scientist, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

MODERATOR: Andrew Smart, Director of Society Programs and Industry Relations, Society of Automotive Engineers

   
TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014
SESSION 1: V2V ADVANCEMENTS IN LAST 12 MONTHS
 
  • Francine Romine, Director, Marketing and Communications, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
  • Michael Shulman, Technical Leader, Ford Active Safety
  • James Sayer, Research Scientist, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
  • Kevin Gay, Vehicle Automation Team Lead, ITS Joint Program Office, U. S. Department of Transportation

MODERATOR: Richard Wallace, Director, Transportation Systems Analysis, Center for Automotive Research

SESSION II: V2V NEXT STEPS
 
  • Timothy Johnson, Director, Crash Avoidance and Electronic Controls Research National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Rozalina Ebrahimian, Active Safety Engineering, General Motors
  • James Sayer, Research Scientist, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
  • John Maddox, Director of Collaborative Program Strategies, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute/Texas A&M Transportation Institute

MODERATOR: Scott Belcher, President and CEO, Intelligent Transportation Society of America

LUNCH
  SPEAKER: Toni Antonucci, Associate Vice President for Research, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Michigan
   
SESSION III: CONNECTED + AUTOMATED
 
  • John Capp, Director, Active Safety Electronics, General Motors Christian Schumacher, ADAS Business Unit, NAFTA, Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.
  • Huei Peng, Professor of Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Kay Stepper, Regional Business Unit Leader-Driver Assistance, Bosch

MODERATOR: Timothy Johnson, Director, Crash Avoidance and Electronic Controls Research, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation

SESSION IV: INFRASTRUCTURE
 
  • David St. Amant, President and Chief Operating Officer, Econolite
  • Matt Smith, Program Manager, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Jim Wright, Program Manager, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)
  • Andreas Mai, Director, Product Management, CISCO
  • André Weimerskirch, Associate Research Scientist, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

MODERATOR: Ed Seymour, Agency Director, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

   
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014
SESSION I: ENERGY & MOBILITY
 
  • Reuben Sarkar, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Jean M. Redfield, President and CEO, NextEnergy
  • Chris Gearhart, Center Director, Transportation and Hydrogen Systems Center, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Marcia Pincus, Program Manager, ITS Joint Program Office, U.S. Department of Transportation

MODERATOR: John DeCicco, Research Professor, University of Michigan Energy Institute

SESSION II: STRATEGY & OUTLOOK
 
  • Gregory Winfree, Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Nigel Francis, Senior Vice President, Automotive Industry Office, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
  • Hiroyuki Watanabe, President, Intelligent Transportation Systems – Japan
  • Wolfgang Höfs, Head of Sector, Strategic Planning and Communication, European Commission
  • Evangelos Mitsakis, Senior Researcher, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas – Hellenic Institute of Transport (CERTH/HIT), ERTICO

MODERATOR: Peter Sweatman, Director, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and Director, Michigan Mobility Transformation Center

2014 ITS WORLD CONGRESS
  Jim Barbaresso, Vice President, Intelligent Transportation Systems, HTNB
CLOSING
  Peter Sweatman, Director, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and Director, Michigan Mobility Transformation Center
   

Energy and Environmental Implications of Automated Transportation
April 23-24, 2014

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014
WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
 
  • John DeCicco, University of Michigan Energy Institute
  • Austin Brown, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
E1: IMPACTS OF CONNECTIVITY AND AUTOMATION ON VEHICLE OPERATIONS
 

MODERATOR: Jeff Gonder, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

E2: IMPLICATIONS FOR ADVANCED VEHICLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES
 

MODERATOR: Jacob Ward, U. S. Department of Energy

   
THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
E3: TRAVEL DEMAND AND LAND USE IMPACTS OF VEHICLE AUTOMATION
 

MODERATOR: Don MacKenzie, University of Washington

E4: RESEARCH NEEDS SYNTHESIS
 
  • Levi Tilleman, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Lisa Snapp, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Marcia Pincus, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Chris Gearhart, NREL

MODERATOR: Paul Leiby, Oak Ridge National Laboratory