Industry Associations

Velodyne Lidar is a leader in the industry and has proudly joined and partnered with world-class organizations to advance autonomous technology and safety. Read more about these strategic partners and membership organizations to learn how Velodyne is supporting innovation and safety.


    The Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) is the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of unmanned systems and robotics. AUVSI represents corporations and professionals from more than 60 countries involved in industry, government and academia.

  • C_TEC

    The U.S. Chamber of Technology Engagement Center (C_TEC) promotes the role of technology in the economy and advocates for rational policy solutions that drive economic growth, spur innovation, and create jobs. C_TECH represents nearly every sector in technology and aims to provide a platform to address emerging tech issues.

  • ITS America

    The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) advances the research and deployment of intelligent transportation technologies to save lives, improve mobility, promote sustainability and increase efficiency. Members include government departments and agencies, companies, and research, academic and industry associations.

  • MADD

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is a non-profit devoted to ending drunk driving, helping to fight drugged driving, supporting victims of these violent crimes, and preventing underage drinking. The goal of Velodyne’s partnership with MADD is to educate the public about the benefits of fully-autonomous vehicle technology, particularly in preventing impaired driving.

  • PAVE

    Partners for Automated Vehicle Education (PAVE) is a coalition of industry, nonprofits, and academics with one goal: to bring the conversation about automated vehicles (AVs) to the public so everyone can play a role in shaping our future. PAVE’s goals are purely educational, focused on sharing honest facts with the public and policymakers.

  • SAE International

    SAE International (previously known as the Society of Automotive Engineers) is a U.S.-based global professional association and standards-developing organization for engineering professionals. SAE International connects and educates mobility professionals to enable safe, clean and accessible mobility solutions.

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