6th SmartDrivingCars Summit

6th  Princeton SmartDrivingCars Summit

May 29 (evening)–May 31, 2024 in Princeton, NJ

Summit Venue: Robertson Hall (20 Prospect Ave, Princeton, NJ)

The Princeton SmartDrivingCars Summit gathers leading global voices every year to initiate and facilitate the scalable deployment of smart mobility of people and goods for safer streets, connected communities, and economic growth.

We promise civil and lively discussions as to how to improve the Quality-of-Life (QoL) for many while disrupting the QoL to as few as possible.

6th SmartDrivingCars Summit Topic Matrix
ScopeProof of
Concept & Technology
Proof of
Proof of
Policy / People / Politics

Advanced Driver-Assistance System

(For those who give themselves a RIDE)

  • ADAS in the Market Today
  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Human-machine Interactions
  • Driver Engagement
  • Demand for ADAS Vehicles
  • Software-Defined Vehicles
  • Insurance for ADAS
  • Making Liabilities / Driving Policies for ADAS
  • NHTSA Regulations

Driverless Mobility-as-a-Service

(For those who need a RIDE)

  • AV Scalability
  • AV Deployments in US, Europe, China
  • AV Safety Metrics and Benchmarks
  • Product Market Fit
  • Optimal Operational Design Domains
  • Local Politics and Community Engagement
  • Learning from AZ / CA / FL / TX

Unlocking the Autonomy Economy

(Pieces of the Puzzle to Scale Autonomous Mobility)

  • Chips, Compute, and Data Centers
  • Autonomous Trucking
  • Autonomy in Private Land
  • The last “10 miles”, “1 mile”, and “50 feet” of automated delivery
  • Making Policies for Robotic Hauling
  • Workforce Development
  • Mobility Investment of SmartDrivingCars
  • New Insurance Models
  • Autonomy – an Economic Multiplier?

Giving Oneself a Ride

  • Latest on ADAS Safety, Functionality, Regulation and potential Collaboration (Given anti-trust relaxation)   

Getting a Driverless Ride

  • By people and goods using public roads
    • “Proof-of-Concept” (Safety Update and Last "50 feet" delivery concepts )
    • "Proof-of-Market” (Arizona, California, Texas, ...  rural & beyond)
    • “Proof-of-Politics” (Regulation + Opportunities for Collaboration given anti-trust relaxation.)
  • By people and goods on private property.
    • “Proof-of-Concept” (Safety Update)
    • "Proof-of-Market” ( Return-on-Investment (RoI) focus on Private "ways", Manufacturing, Ports, Terminals, Warehouses, Mining, Farms)
    • “Proof-of-Politics” (OSHA, Unions )


  • MOVES – Style Deployments “anywhere”.  (See Example)
  • Design, Analysis, Simulation, Animation & Business Case
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