The Driverless Future: Program Schedule

Program Schedule

Time

Session
9:00 – 9:30 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Tom Katsouleas, Provost, University of Virginia

Paul Perrone, President, Perrone Robotics

9:30 – 10:30 AM

Technology: How might cars and their management systems change over time?

  Moderator: Karen Jackson, Secretary of Technology, State of Virginia
  Panelists:

Byungkyu Brian Park, Associate Director, Center for Transportation Studies and Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UVA

Cody Fleming, Assistant Professor of Systems Engineering, UVA

Virginia Lingham, Program Manager for Connected and Automated Vehicles Program and Special Assistant to Chief of Innovation, VDOT

10:30 – 10:45 AM

Break

10:45 – 11:45 AM

Economic Implications: What are the broad economic implications, especially for workforce development, of these new technologies?

  Moderator: Karen Jackson, Secretary of Technology, State of Virginia
  Panelists:

David Strickland, Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets

Colin Tooze, Director of Public Policy, Southeast Region, Uber

Robert Grant, Senior Director of Public Policy, North America, Lyft

12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch
  12:20 Introduction of Governor, Mayor Mike Signer
  12:30 Remarks from Governor McAuliffe
1:15 – 2:15 PM

Urban Futures: How will cities need to adapt their urban planning, design and public policy to prepare for and manage this new technology? How might this future impact other modes of transportation?

  Moderator:

Maurice Jones, Charlottesville City Manager

  Panelists:

Andrew Mondschein, Assistant Professor of Urban Planning, UVA

T. Donna Chen, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UVA

Greg Rogers, Policy Analyst & Assistant Editor of Eno Transportation Weekly, Eno Transportation Foundation

2:15 – 2:30 PM Break
2:30 – 3:30 PM Community Well-Being: How will this future impact the well-being of the socially and economically marginalized?
  Moderator: David Strickland, Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets
  Panelists:

Jenny Roe, Mary Irene DeShong Professor in Design and Health, and Director, Center for Design and Health, UVA

Tanya Denckla-Cobb, Director, Institute for Environmental Negotiation, UVA

Camille Burnett, Assistant Professor Health Policy and Public Health and Academic Director for Community Engagement and Partnerships, UVA

3:30 – 4:00 PM

Closing Remarks

Tom Katsouleas, Provost, University of Virginia

Mike Signer, Mayor, City of Charlottesville

Paul Perrone, President, Perrone Robotics