On Thursday, September 23rd, from 10:30 to 11:45 am AAA Mid-Atlantic and Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) will be hosting the virtual kick-off seminar of Technology Takes The Wheel®, a three-part speaker series on the challenges and opportunities of connected and autonomous vehicles. Register below!

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) represent the future of transportation. This technology has the potential to improve the safety and efficiency of our transportation systems across all modes. But, challenges still remain before this innovative technology can be implemented. To get there, researchers, developers, industry partners, and state agencies must all collaborate and take critical steps to ensure safety, efficiency, and equity on our roads.

Join us on Thursday, September 23rd, from 10:30 to 11:45 am for the virtual kick-off seminar of Technology Takes The Wheel®, a three-part speaker series on the challenges and opportunities of connected and autonomous vehicles. Experts in CAVs will discuss whats next in this growing field, key projects and innovative research happening now and more.

Agenda 10:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks

  • Morgan Dean, Public & Government Affairs Specialist, AAA

10:40 a.m. “The Road to Autonomy”

  • Matthew Lum, Automotive Technical Engineer, AAA

11:00 a.m. “Testing & Evaluation of Autonomous Vehicles”

  • Dr. Henry Liu, Professor, Dept. Of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan

11:20 a.m. “Middlesex County – Smart Mobility Testing Ground”

  • Dr. Peter J. Jin, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rutgers University

11:30 a.m. “Ask the Expert”

  • Questions from the audience for our speakers

11:45 a.m. Closing Remarks

  • Morgan Dean, Public & Government Affairs Specialist, AAA

11:45 a.m. Adjourn