Harry M. Lightsey III, executive director of Emerging Technologies Policy in the Global Public Policy organization at General Motors, spoke as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center's 2017 thought leadership series, The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System.
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Putting Safety in the Driver’s Seat: A Progress Report on General Motors' Development of Driver Assist and Self-Driving
October 26, 2017
October 17, 2017
Amy Pritchett, professor and head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Pennsylvania State University, spoke as part of Volpe's newest speaker series, The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System.
October 5, 2017
Joshua Corman, the director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative at the Atlantic Council Brent Scowcroft Center, spoke as part of the U.S. DOT Volpe Center's 2017 speaker series, The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System.
September 21, 2017
Jeffrey Schnapp, co-director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society and founder/director of metaLAB (at) Harvard, kicked off Volpe's newest speaker series, The Ongoing Transformation of the Global Transportation System.
September 12, 2017
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.
September 7, 2017
Tom Sheridan, PhD, and Jason Lu will discuss how the U.S. DOT Volpe Center is working with FAA to develop a collision risk model for small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in key terminal airspace where business and commercial users also enter the airspace. This work will inform requirements for an automated authorization and notification tool for small UAV operations.
May 4, 2017
Dr. Kristin Lewis presented "U.S. DOT Volpe Center’s Freight/Fuel Transportation Optimization Tool: Exploring Future Energy Scenarios." The Volpe Center has developed flowable, multimodal transportation optimization tool used to evaluate the costs, transportation requirements, and impacts of future freight scenarios, particularly those focused on the energy sector. Current analyses are evaluating potential alternative and fossil fuel transport scenarios. Dr. Lewis discussed what the tool does and how we’re using it.
April 19, 2017
For over 45 years, U.S. DOT's Volpe National Transportation Systems Center has helped the transportation community navigate its most challenging problems. This event featured 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.
February 6, 2017
The next 15 years will look different than the last 15 years. What will we do with that knowledge? In his talk at Volpe, General Darren McDew discussed challenges and opportunities that are coming over the next decade-and-a-half. Will we build on the solid foundation of our relationships and get after the challenges of tomorrow today? Will we find ways to challenge our thinking and norms and identify the people, technology, and processes that will deliver success?
November 9, 2016
Mark Rosekind, PhD, Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, gave a talk "Highly Automated Vehicles: Challenges and Opportunities" as part of Volpe's series The Future of Transportation: Safety, Opportunity, and Innovation.