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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.

Transportation in a World that is Gray, Delayed, Small, and Female

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December 13, 2017

Joseph F. Coughlin, PhD, the Founder and Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab, spoke as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center's speaker series The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System.

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How Much Time Do Americans Spend Behind the Wheel?

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December 4, 2017

Don Pickrell, PhD, the Chief Economist at the Volpe Center, discussed how much time Americans spend driving as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center's speaker series The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System.

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The Emergent eVTOL Market

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November 28, 2017

Carl C. Dietrich, PhD, the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Terrafugia, discussed electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center's speaker series The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System.

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