NHTSA Administrator Dr Mark Rosekind to Keynote Autonomous Car Detroit

Mar 09, 2016, 09:00 ET from Automotive Megatrends

CARDIFF, Wales, March 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Autonomous Car Detroit takes place in Dearborn, MI on 16 March 2016 
  • Opening panel debate featuring GM, Toyota Research Institute, University of Michigan Mobility Transformation Center, Michigan DOT and Connected Vehicle Proving Center (CVPC) 
  • Dr Mark Rosekind, Administrator, NHTSA to deliver keynote address 
  • FREE TICKETS for Automotive World site license holders and vehicle manufacturer employees  

Based on the success of a sell-out 2015 conference, Automotive Megatrends is delighted to be back in Michigan for 2016 with a bigger, better event focusing on the autonomous car.

Autonomous Car Detroit brings together the stakeholders who are making the self-driving car a reality. Great speakers, cutting-edge topics and fantastic networking opportunities will make it an unmissable event.


Opening panel discussion featuring:

  • Ken Laberteaux, Senior Principal Scientist, Toyota Research Institute
  • John Maddox, Assistant Director, University of Michigan Mobility Transformation Center
  • Priyantha Mudalige, R&D Group Manager, General Motors
  • Kirk T. Steudle, Director, Michigan Department of Transportation
  • Steve Underwood, Director - Connected Vehicle Proving Center (CVPC), University of Michigan

Followed by presentations from:

  • Jack Weast, Principal Engineer & Chief Architect, Intel
  • Dan Mender, Vice President Business Development, Green Hills Software
  • Ross Jatou, Vice President & General Manager, Automotive & Scanning, On Semiconductor
  • Nhai Cao, Product Manager, Maps, TomTom
  • Bob Leigh, Director of New Markets, RTI
  • Stephan Tarnutzer, Vice President Electronics, FEV
  • Anthony Trippe, Senior Analyst, IP & Science Business, Thomson Reuters
  • John McGowan, Director - Safety Electronics, Infineon
  • Chris Rockwell, CEO, Lextant
  • Jeff Zuraski, Director of Future Engineering, Nexteer Automotive
  • Dave Anderson, Senior Manager Automotive Integration - Automotive Business Unit, NVIDIA
  • Chaminda Basnayake, Principal Engineer, Renesas Electronics
  • Joel Hoffmann, Automotive Business Development Consultant, Open Mobile Alliance

Keynote address:

  • Dr Mark Rosekind, Administrator, NHTSA

Event sponsors: FEV, Green Hills Software, Intel, Infineon, Renesas Electronics Americas, rti, TomTom

Knowledge Partners: Automotive World, Center for Automotive Research, Navigant, Open Mobile Alliance and Parks Associates.

For more information and to obtain tickets for this unique conference, please go to: http://autonomouscardetroit.com

Note: Automotive World site license holders and employees of vehicle manufacturers are eligible for FREE TICKETS to this conference.


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