Summit mulls “State of the Connected Vehicle”

Jul 6, 2010

The Second International Summit on the State of the Connected Vehicle will take place Sept. 29-30, 2010 in Troy, Michigan. The event will focus on policy, funding, issues, and strategies to accelerate connected vehicle deployments regionally and internationally.

The Summit is organized by the Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA) in conjunction with the Michigan Dept. of Transportation (MDOT) and SAE International. Attendees are expected to include senior executives and policy officials from government and industry with responsibility for the development, deployment, and operation of connected vehicle programs technologies, systems, and products,

Specific topics at the two-day conference will include:

  • Deployment schedules, including costs, product and service introduction schedules, and projected installation locations
  • International variations on business models for vehicle and roadside deployments
  • Regional perspectives of deployment, policy, and business models
  • Near term and longer term benefits regarding congestion, safety, environmental issues, and economic development
  • Wide-area connectivity and other networks, and the interface of DSRC to ITS networks
  • Highlights of short term business opportunities in the US and internationally
  • New development in Insurance Telematics and data analytics
  • Updates on the advances in vehicle-to-grid connectivity

The Summit’s complete preliminary agenda can be downloaded from the SAE’s website, here (PDF file).

The event will be held at the PNC Center (formerly National City Center), Beaumont Training Center, Troy, Michigan. The fee for the two-day event is $350. Further details are available here.

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