Preliminary Agenda

Symposium

Preliminary Agenda

Agenda will be expanded as invited speakers are confirmed

Academic Research and Interactive Demonstrations

Throughout the symposium, posters featuring recent research from participating universities and interactive demonstrations of transportation-related technologies will be on display outside the auditorium.

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DAY 1 OCT 23, 2018
8:30am - 5:00pm

8:30am - 9:00am

Breakfast & Registration

9:00am - 9:15am

Opening Remarks

Kaan Ozbay, Professor & Director, NYU C2SMART Center
Jennifer Strasser, President, ITS New York

9:15am - 10:30am

USDOT Connected Vehicle Pilot Tests & in-depth look at NYC Pilot

Confirmed Speakers:
Jonathan Walker, Program Manager, US Department of Transportation ITS JPO
Mohamad Talas, Director of System Engineering, NYC Department of Transportation
David Benevelli, Associate Vice President, TransCore

10:30am - 10:45am

Welcome Address

Jelena Kovacevic, Dean, NYU Tandon School of Engineering

10:45am - 11:00am

Break

11:00am - 12:15pm

Key Steps to Deployment of Automated Vehicles

Confirmed Speakers:
Sam Schwartz, President, Sam Schwartz Engineering
Bruce Schaller, Principal, Schaller Consulting
Mark Geistfeld, Professor, NYU School of Law

12:15pm - 1:00pm

Lunch, Sponsored by ITS-New York

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Cybersecurity, Data, and Privacy in Deployment

Confirmed Speakers:
Cordell Schachter, Chief Technology Officer, NYC Department of Transportation
Shivendra Panwar, Professor, NYU Tandon Electrical & Computer Engineering
Justin Cappos, Professor, NYU Tandon Computer Science & Engineering
Siddharth Garg, Assistant Professor, NYU Tandon Electrical & Computer Engineering

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Keynote Address: Practical Challenges to Deploying Highly Automated Vehicles

Steven Shladover, University of California Berkeley PATH Program

3:30pm - 3:45pm

Break

3:45pm - 5:00pm

Panel Discussion: CAVs and the Future of Shared Rides

Confirmed Panelists:
Dawn Miller, Chief of Staff & Chief Technology Officer, NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission
Henry Greenidge, Manager for Government Affairs & Community Relations, Cruise Automation
Veronica Vanterpool, Deputy Director, Vision Zero Network

DAY 2 OCT 24, 2018
8:30am - 5:00pm
8:30am - 9:00am

Breakfast & Registration

9:00am - 9:20am

Perspective of the Business Community: Market Issues Regarding AV Introduction

Evangelos Simoudis, Founder & Managing Director, Synapse Partners

9:20am - 10:35am

How to Accelerate the Deployment of CAVs in Smart Cities

Confirmed Speakers:
Joah Sapphire, Managing Partner, Axial+GDG and Researcher, University at Buffalo
Ben Pierce, Transportation Technology Program Lead, HDR
Eric Richardson, Deputy Chief Fleet Management Officer, City of New York
Mahdieh Allahviranloo, Assistant Professor, City College of New York

10:35am - 10:50am

Break

10:50am - 12:00pm

Land Use and Urban Design Impacts of CAVs

Confirmed Speakers:
Nat Bottigheimer, New Jersey Director, Regional Plan Association
Juvena Ng, Research Specialist, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Marshall Brown, Associate Professor of Architecture, Princeton University

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Panel Discussion: Long-term Policy Implications of CAVs

Confirmed Panelists:
Joseph Okpaku, Vice President of Government Relations, Lyft
Sonam Velani, Senior Advisor for Housing and Economic Development, NYC Mayor's Office
Patrick Smith, New Mobility Policy Analyst, NYC Department of Transportation
Sabina Uffer, Associate, BuroHappold

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Lunch

2:30pm - 5:00pm

Startup Showcase

A selection of startup pitches will be presented to a panel of leading industry innovators and an audience of local and federal policymakers, the academic community, non-profits and industry leaders.
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Confirmed Panelists:
Julie Samuels, Executive Director, Tech:NYC
Midori Valdivia, Chief of Staff to the President, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Rachel Haot, Executive Director, Transit Innovation Partnership,
Emily Gallo, Chief of Staff, NYC Department of Transportation
Adrienne Schmoeker, Director of Civic Engagement & Strategy, City of New York
Andrew Shapiro, Founder & Partner, Broadscale Group
Sunil Nair, Chief Officer of Technology Systems, MTA-Department of Buses

Academic Research and Interactive Demonstrations

Throughout the symposium, posters featuring recent research from participating universities and interactive demonstrations of transportation-related technologies will be on display outside the auditorium.

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sensor