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Friday, November 9 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Executive Panel: Connected, Autonomous & Shared Mobility: is our Road Network Ready?

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It is no longer the question “if” but rather “when” fully connected and autonomous vehicles will hit the road in full force, with in its wake a profound transformation of personal mobility and user experience. One has to wonder however if the road network itself is ready to accommodate such a paradigm shift, seeing the decades-long shelf life of the underlying assets. This session will discuss such questions related to a full-scale deployment of new mobility services, in an effort to reach consensus on some key aspects of system design.

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John Funny

‎President / CEO, Grice Consulting
John J. Funny is the President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Grice Consulting Group, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and with regional offices in Washington, District of Columbia and Columbia, South Carolina. He has 30 years of professional experience in the areas of transportation... Read More →

Speakers
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Kimberly Avery

Director, Bureau of Field Services, Michigan Department of Transportation
A Valparaiso University graduate in Civil Engineering, Ms. Avery has 29 years of experience at Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), as a registered professional engineer with the State of Michigan.  As Director of the Bureau of Field Services, Ms. Avery is responsible for... Read More →
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Michael Brown

Institute Engineer, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)
Mike Brown is an Institute Engineer for Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). He has been a leader in the development of intelligent systems for over twenty-one years. Mr. Brown has served various federal, state, and commercial clients in projects spanning the areas of Advanced Traffic... Read More →
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Shashi Nambisan

Executive Director, Alabama Transportation Institute
Dr. Shashi Nambisan, PE is the Executive Director of the Alabama Transportation Institute and a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Alabama. He has more than 29 years of experience including about 22 years leading the development and growth of research enterprises... Read More →
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David Swallow

Senior Director of Engineering & Technology, Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada
David Swallow is the Senior Director of Engineering & Technology with the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, where he has worked since 2001. He is responsible for overseeing the design and implementation of many of the RTC’s projects and initiatives, including... Read More →
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Lester Yoshida

Sr. Vice President of Systems, Parsons
Lester is a Senior Vice President at Parsons and the Director of Technology leading many of the R&D activities. He has over 30 years of systems engineering experience and has extensive experience with multi-agency projects with many stakeholders having multiple public and private... Read More →


Friday November 9, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am
Cohiba 3-5 Tropicana Las Vegas