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Speakers Announced for Autonomous/ Connected Vehicles Forum in San Diego
Circulate San Diego’s forum on Autonomous/ Connected Vehicles will feature Mayor Faulconer and leaders from SANDAG and Caltrans
August 31, 2017 – Circulate San Diego announced today a slate of speakers for their upcoming Autonomous/ Connected Vehicles Forum scheduled for September 28 at the Downtown San Diego Library.
The Autonomous/Connected Vehicles forum will feature welcoming remarks from City of San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer. In addition to Mayor Faulconer, the forum will feature the below speakers and panelists. A complete current speakers list is attached to this release. [available here: http://www.circulatesd.org/avforum2017_speakers]
- Susan A. Shaheen, Ph.D., Co-Director, Transportation Sustainability Research Center at U.C. Berkeley
- Kome Ajise, Chief Deputy Director, California Department of Transportation
- Major Brandon Newell, Chair, Mobility Transformation, Marine Corps Installations Command
In January 2017, the U.S. Department of Transportation designated the San Diego region as one of ten proving grounds for autonomous vehicles in the nation. The region has advanced features in its local transportation network and a global reputation as a high-tech hub for research and wireless innovations.
The Autonomous/ Connected Vehicles Forum is co-sponsored by Circulate San Diego, SANDAG, Caltrans, CleanTech San Diego, the Cites of San Diego and Chula Vista, Lyft, Seabreeze Properties, CDM Smith, IBI Consulting, Sudburry Properties, Falcon Strategies, Baldwin and Sons, among others.
Tickets to the forum and information about sponsorship opportunities are available online at http://www.circulatesd.org/avforum2017.
Circulate San Diego is a regional non-profit organization dedicated to advancing mobility and making the region a better place to move, work, learn, and play. Our work focuses on creating great mobility choices, more walkable and bikeable neighborhoods, and land uses that promote sustainable growth.