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2016 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting Workshop

January 10-14, 2016, Washington, DC, USA

The AHB45(3) Subcommittee held a workshop on Sunday January 10, 2017, during the 2016 TRB Annual Meeting. The workshop was titled: “Towards Surface Transportation Networks’ Automation: Opportunities and Challenges”.  The workshop presented the latest developments and opportunities associated with Connected and Automated Transportation Systems while detailing the traffic related research challenges that still need to be answered. The workshop had the following speakers:

  1. Mr. Thomas H. Phillips, Leidos’ Director of Operations and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  2. Mr. Jeff Pierson, Global Corporate Strategy at Verizon (Specializing in Internet of Things - IoT, Transportation, and Smart Cities)
  3. Mr. Andrew R. Lacher, MITRE’s Unmanned and Autonomous Systems Research Strategist
  4. Mr. Kevin Dopart, USDOT’s Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office’s Program Manager for Vehicle Safety and Automation
  5. Mr. Soumya Dey, DDOT Director of Research and Technology Transfer

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