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Media Outlets Showcase Velodyne World Safety Summit
Oct 21, 2020 | By Velodyne Lidar

Creating greater understanding about how autonomous technologies and automated safety systems work and bring societal benefits is essential to their adoption.

Multiple media outlets posted stories on the agenda for the third annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology, which is bringing together industry, government, journalism and academia leaders. The summit seeks to accelerate safety solutions for pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists, and truck and vehicle occupants.

A story in Auto Connected Car News noted the summit keynote speakers Mark Rosekind, Ph.D., Chief Safety Innovation Officer, Zoox, Oliver Cameron, Co-Founder & CEO, Voyage and Nicole Nason, Administrator, Federal Highway Administration.

A post by Geospatial News highlighted the summit agenda features five panel sessions with experts from organizations that include Audi of America, Aurora, AutonomouStuff, J.D. Power, MIT AgeLab, PAVE, Princeton University, U.S. Senate, Velodyne Lidar, Zoox and more.

An article in Automotive World quoted Sally Frykman, Vice President of Communications, Velodyne Lidar, saying:

“Public education is essential to advancing the potential of autonomous technology, as it is applied to AVs and powerful driver safety features, for revolutionizing transportation. The summit attracts a diverse group of experts with each session providing a unique window into pivotal issues related to future safe autonomy. It is gratifying to see so many government and industry influencers and their organizations recognizing the value of our company’s efforts to build public awareness and understanding of new technical solutions.”

To see the summit agenda and register, please go to: 2020 World Safety Summit.

To review the Auto Connected Car News article, please go here.

To see the post in Geospatial World, please go here.

To read the Automotive World story, please go here.

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