Second Annual World Safety Summit is This Week

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Second Annual World Safety Summit

The Second Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology, hosted by Velodyne Lidar convenes a host of high-profile business, government, public safety and community leaders to address safety issues and public concern in the realm of autonomous vehicles.

The event is being held at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA on Wednesday October 2 from 9 AM to 4 PM.

This event invites a broad range of perspectives and creative solutions.  It provides a forum for clear public explanations and frank discussions regarding the direction of authentic autonomy to promote consumer transparency and good practices.  More than 500 people will be in attendance.

Complete agenda with speakers, panelists, exhibitors and AV demonstrations can be found here.

Summit speakers include experts from BaiduAutonomouStuffAuroraZooxAUVSI Silicon ValleySAE InternationalPAVE CoalitionAAACenter for Automotive ResearchPrinceton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering, IIHS,  Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Velodyne Lidar.

Featured keynote speakers include:

·         Chris Urmson, Co-founder and CEO, Aurora

·         Mark R. Rosekind, Ph.D., Chief Safety Innovation Officer, Zoox

·         Dr. Larry Burns, author, Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car—And How It Will Reshape Our World

Attendees will have the opportunity to ride in self-driving vehicles.  Other live demos taking place include:

·         AutonomousStuff self-driving vehicles

·         Dataspeed self-driving vehicle

·         GUSS autonomous orchard sprayer

·         Idriverplus street sweeper

·         Schaeffler-Paravan Space Drive

·         SF Drone School / AUVSI drone

·         Velodyne drive along

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