EDMONTON, June 4, 2018 /CNW/ - The era of driverless vehicles is just around the corner and the transition period has already begun.
Alberta's Minister of Transportation The Hon. Brian Mason will join industry experts from Canada and abroad to share insights on how to navigate a driverless future at The Conference Board of Canada's Automated Vehicles 2018 conference in Edmonton on June 6-7. Topics of discussion include:
- How different levels of government are proactively planning for automated vehicles
- The implications for the workforce across numerous subsectors
- The economic development opportunities associated with automated vehicles
- The opportunities and challenges associated with driverless freight and automated goods movement
The conference will also feature live demonstrations of a connected vehicle by ACTIVE-AURORA on June 7.
When: June 6-7, 2018
Where: Shaw Conference Centre, 9797 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB
Who: Speakers include:
- The Hon. Brian Mason, Minister of Transportation, Government of Alberta
- Chris Blaschuk, Manager, Transportation Strategy, The City of Calgary
- Jean-Francois Champagne, President, Automotive Industries Association of Canada
- Dennis Dawson, Senator, Senate of Canada
- Craig Hutton, Director General of Strategic Policy and Innovation, Transport Canada
- Peter Ohm, Chief Planner, Urban Form and Corporate Strategic Development Department, City of Edmonton
- Sean Rathwell, Transit & Urban Mobility Specialist, Dillon Consulting Limited
- Ellen Stassen, Head, Stations, Toronto Transit Commission
For the full schedule and times visit: https://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/vehicles/agenda.aspx
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Media accreditation is required.
This conference is sponsored by The Government of Alberta, The Canadian Institute of Transportation Engineers, The Alberta Centre for Advanced MNT Products, and Stantec.
SOURCE Conference Board of Canada
For further information: Or media accreditation, contact: Natasha Jamieson, Media Relations, The Conference Board of Canada, Tel.: 613- 526-3090 ext. 307, E-mail: [email protected]