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Sharing UK Excellence in Technology: Conference on Autonomous Driving in the UK

Science & Innovation

Thursday, 1 October 2015 from 10:00 to 18:00 (CEST)

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Sharing UK Excellence in Technology: Conference on Autonomous Driving in the UK

UK Trade & Investment and the British Embassy are delighted to invite you to an exclusive conference to discuss autonomous driving in the UK.

 

Did you know...

... that the UK did not sign the Vienna Convention?

... that driverless vehicles can legally be tested on public roads in the

   UK today?

... that the UK government is investing £100m into research and      

   development of autonomous cars?

 

Date:

Thursday, 1 October 2015

 

Time:

10am – 6pm

 

Where:

Motorwelt Böblingen, Graf-Zeppelin-Platz 1,

71034 Böblingen, Germany

 

 

 

 

Programme

 

Time

Introduction                                  

10:00

Introductions by Tony Sims, Director UK Trade & Investment Germany

10:05

“Key Note: The UK Landscape for Autonomous Vehicles” by Richard Saady, Ricardo Plc

 

Challenges and how we can tackle them together 

10:30

“Ethical hacking protecting the connected car from Cyber security, one of the biggest challenges” by Martin Hunt, British Telecom Automotive

11:00

“From assisted to autonomous vehicle functions” by Graham Smethurst, VDA

 

Pitches from innovative UK companies  

11:30

Dr. Graeme Smith, Oxbotica

Dr. Benjamin Davies, Gobotix

Charles MacFarlane, Codeplay

12: 00 – 13:00 Lunch Break

 

 

Testing autonomous vehicles in the UK

13:00

“Government Regulations on Autonomous Driving” by Peter Lee, Department for Transport, Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

13:30

“Future testing of automated and connected cars” by Tim Edwards, MIRA Ltd

14:00

“What are the legal settings in the UK to test autonomous vehicles?” by Stephen Llewellyn, Faegre Baker Daniels

14:30

“What kind of insurance do I need to test autonomous vehicles in the UK?” by Simon Baker,Axa Insurance UK

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break

 

 

Autonomous vehicles - Perspectives

15:30

“Principles of Public Acceptance: Driverless Cars and the Wider Transport Policy” by Prof. Graham Parkhurst, UWE Bristol

16:00

“The Oxford Robot Car Project”  by Prof. Paul Newman, Oxford University

16:30

“Creating a safe and validated test environment for manufacturers: the GATEway Project” by Dr. Iwan Parry, Transport Research Laboratory Academy

17:00-18.00

Networking Reception

 

 
Do you have questions about Sharing UK Excellence in Technology: Conference on Autonomous Driving in the UK? Contact Science & Innovation

When & Where


Motorwelt Böblingen
Graf-Zeppelin-Platz 1
71034 Böblingen
Germany

Thursday, 1 October 2015 from 10:00 to 18:00 (CEST)


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