Deep Dive: Scaling Autonomous Mobility to Give Rides for Communities

Proof of Concept + Market + Politics
May 31, 2024, 1:30 pm2:40 pm


Jerry He
Assistant Director for Research
UTRC and SEMPACT (Region 2 UTC)
Stephen E. Still
Professor of Practice
University at Buffalo
Anil Lewis
Executive Director, Blindness Initiatives
National Federation of the Blind
Alex Roy
Principal & Co-Founder
Johnson & Roy
Henry L. Greenidge
Public Policy + Government Relations
Sam Schwartz
Founder and CEO
Sam Schwartz Pedestrian Traffic Management Services


Event Description

This session, built on the thesis that "full autonomy => scalability => affordability => equity" aims to gather experts in operational design, community engagement, and policymakers to deep dive into the deployment opportunities for driverless mobility in 21st century:    

  • What are the optimal operational design domains (ODD) for driverless mobility?
  • Providing real societal impacts for folks who really need a ride
  • Identifying and overcoming roadblocks to autonomy: compute? sociology? policy?