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Creating Autonomous Vehicles and Travel Advisors That Are Risk-Aware

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June 13, 2019

Brian C. Williams, PhD: Bisplinghoff Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, delivered a talk as part of Our New Mobility Future on Thursday, June 13, 2019, at 12 p.m. (ET).

Diana Furchtgott-Roth, U.S. DOT Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology Kicks Off 2019 Speaker Series

Our New Mobility Future Poster

May 22, 2019

Diana Furchtgott-Roth, U.S. DOT Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, kicked off Our New Mobility Future on May 22, 2019, at 12 p.m. (ET).

Delivering the Benefits of Self-Driving Technology Safely, Quickly, and Broadly

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October 25, 2018

Chris Urmson, Co-Founder and CEO at Aurora, spoke as part of Volpe's Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics speaker series.

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Transformational Technologies: A State Government Perspective

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October 22, 2018

Kirk T. Steudle, Director of the Michigan Department of Transportation, spoke as part of Volpe's Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics speaker series.

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2018 Volpe Center Cybersecurity Conference & Expo

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October 16, 2018

U.S. DOT's Volpe Center is hosting its annual Cybersecurity Conference & Expo. This annual event features guest speakers from government agencies and private industry to discuss current cyber threats and best practices to combat them. 

A Conversation with Kyle Vogt and Under Secretary Derek Kan

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October 4, 2018

Kyle Vogt, Founder and CEO, Cruise Automation, Inc., and Derek Kan, Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, spoke as part of Volpe's 2018 speaker series, Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics.

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The New Mobility Operating System with Harvard’s Stephen Goldsmith

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September 25, 2018

Stephen Goldsmith, the Daniel Paul Professor of the Practice of Government and director of the Innovations in American Government Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, spoke on September 25, 2018, as part of Volpe's Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics speaker series.

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Forecasting Freight Transportation Rates: A moving target

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August 13, 2018

Chris Caplice, PhD, Executive Director at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics spoke as part of Volpe's Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics speaker series on August 13, 2018, at 12 p.m. ET.

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Derek Kan, U.S. DOT Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, Kicked Off 2018 Speaker Series

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June 4, 2018

Derek Kan, U.S. DOT Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy, kicked off Volpe's 2018 speaker series, Transportation in the Age of Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics.

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Volpe Talks: Transportation Ideas Worth Sharing

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April 18, 2018

As part of the Cambridge Science Festival, come and hear a series of short, live talks direct from Volpe team members working on emerging transportation issues such as maritime security, nonmotorized transportation, and advancing the flow of aviation traffic. The talks will conclude with a tour of the Volpe train, airplane, and car simulators.

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