2021 Global Symposium on Connected & Automated Vehicles and Infrastructure

April 12, 2021

April 13, 2021

8:30 AM To 3:30 PM

Online: USA - EDT - UTC-4



Event Description

The Global Symposium will focus on critical aspects of the transportation system with leaders from academia, government, & industry.

*The event program is LIVE at https://ccat.umtri.umich.edu/symposium*

The CCAT Global Symposium on Connected and Automated Vehicles and Infrastructure is an annual event featuring leaders in the transportation and mobility sector from across the globe. The 4th Annual Symposium will feature panels covering the FCC reallocation of the 5.9GHz spectrum, transportation equity, mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) and mobility-on-demand (MoD), and much more! A second track will also be offered that will provide findings from recently-completed CCAT research.

New for 2021: The 2021 Global Symposium will be returning to the two-day, two-track format while remaining entirely virtual. Expect all of the excitement of an in-person conference from the comfort of your home. A new and improved version of the Student Poster Competition will also be offered. The virtual setting will provide attendees with plenty of time to speak with budding researchers about their work. The first 195 people to register, have an opportunity to receive unique, CCAT swag ahead of the event (U.S. residents only).

Our Speakers:

  • John K. Abraham, Macomb County Department of Roads
  • Imad Al-Qadi, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Sue Bai, Honda R&D Americas, Inc.
  • Shan Bao, The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
  • Rose Bellanca, Washtenaw Community College
  • Debby Bezzina, The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
  • Shailen Bhatt, Intelligent Transportation Society of America
  • Kathleen Bower, AAA National Office
  • Darcy Bullock, Purdue University
  • Mary Lynn Buonarosa, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
  • Dave Clifford, Cavnue
  • Adam Cohen, The University of California, Berkeley
  • Sara Davidson, Intelligent Transportation Society of America
  • Crissy Ditmore, The Spartan Edge, LLC
  • Tim Drake, Intelligent Transportation Society of America
  • Arno Eichberger, Graz University of Technology
  • Ryan Eustice, Toyota Research Institute
  • Rita Excell, The Australia and New Zealand Driverless Vehicle Initiative
  • Amy Ford, Mobility on Demand Alliance
  • Alec Gallimore, The University of Michigan
  • Marsia Geldert-Murphey, Lochmueller Group
  • Yonah Freemark, The Urban Institute
  • Konstantina “Nadia” Gkritza, Purdue University
  • Sabine Hammer, Institute for the Science of Complex Systems
  • Jeff Hood, Deloitte
  • Ramanitharan Kandiah, Central State University
  • Jacqueline Kuzio, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
  • Sridhar Lakshmanan, The University of Michigan-Dearborn
  • David LeBlanc, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
  • Ken Leonard, Federal Highway Administration
  • Al Lecz, Washtenaw Community College
  • Ken Leonard, Federal Highway Administration
  • Henry Liu, The University of Michigan
  • Lisa Lorena Loasada-Rojas, Purdue University
  • James Long, Smart Mobility Living Laboratory: London
  • Erin McCurry, May Mobility
  • Jim Misener, Qualcomm
  • Krishnakumar Nedunuri, Central State University
  • Yanfeng Ouyang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Brandon Pitts, Center on Aging and the Life Course
  • Robert Sparrow, Monash University
  • Andy Taylor, Cubic Transportation Systems
  • Bowen Weng, Transportation Research Center, Inc.
  • Jeffrey Wishart, Exponent
  • Ping Yi, Akron University


University of Michigan, Center for Connected Automated Transportation (CCAT)


About the Organizers

The University of Michigan, often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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