Velodyne Lidar Hosts 2nd World Safety Summit on Autonomous Tech

Velodyne Lidar Hosts Second World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology, Wed., 9 AM, Oct. 2 at Levi’s Stadium

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WHAT: The Second Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology, hosted by Velodyne LiDAR convenes a host of high-profile business, government, public safety and community leaders to address safety issues and public concern in the realm of autonomous vehicles.

This event invites a broad range of perspectives and creative solutions.  It provides a forum for clear public explanations and frank discussions regarding the direction of authentic autonomy to promote consumer transparency and good practices.  More than 500 people will be in attendance.

Complete agenda with speakers, panelists, exhibitors and AV demonstrations can be found here.

WHO: Summit speakers include experts from BaiduAutonomouStuffAuroraZooxAUVSI Silicon ValleySAE InternationalPAVE CoalitionAAACenter for Automotive ResearchPrinceton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering, IIHS,  Mothers Against Drunk Driving, and Velodyne Lidar

Featured keynote speakers include:

·         Chris Urmson, Co-founder and CEO, Aurora

·         Mark R. Rosekind, Ph.D., Chief Safety Innovation Officer, Zoox

·         Dr. Larry Burns, author, Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car—And How It Will Reshape Our World

VISUALS:  Attendees will have the opportunity to ride in self-driving vehicles.  Other live demos include:

·         AutonomousStuff self-driving vehicles

·         Dataspeed self-driving vehicle

·         GUSS autonomous orchard sprayer

·         Idriverplus street sweeper

·         Schaeffler-Paravan Space Drive

·         SF Drone School / AUVSI drone

·         Velodyne drive along

WHERE: Levi’s Stadium, 4900 Marie P. DeBartolo Way, Santa Clara, CA 95054

WHEN: Wednesday, October 2, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  

About Velodyne Lidar

Velodyne provides smart, powerful lidar solutions for autonomy and driver assistance. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Velodyne is known worldwide for its portfolio of breakthrough lidar sensor technologies. In 2005, Velodyne’s Founder and CEO, David Hall, invented real-time surround view lidar systems, revolutionizing perception and autonomy for automotive, new mobility, mapping, robotics, and security. Velodyne’s high-performance product line includes a broad range of sensing solutions, including the cost-effective Puck™, the versatile Ultra Puck™, the autonomy-advancing Alpha Puck™, the ADAS-optimized Velarray™, and the groundbreaking software for driver assistance, Vella™.

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