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Rethinking the Human-Autonomy Architecture

With automation appearing more and more across daily life—including in air and ground travel—tasks we think of as belonging to humans may soon be taken over by computers, and there could be consequences that haven’t yet been imagined, said Amy Pritchett, professor and head of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Pennsylvania State University, who recently spoke as part of Volpe's 2017 speaker series.

The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Transportation

Autonomous cars, hacked vehicles, drone deliveries; where are these developments taking us, and how quickly? Dr. Andrew McAfee talked about today's rapidly shifting technology landscape, and its implications. This series kick-off event featured a special video introduction by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and a welcome by Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology Gregory Winfree.

Date: 
Friday, September 18, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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