I-CAR announced that it has added speakers from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and Robert Bosch LLC to its 2013 Inter-Industry Conference July 24-25 in Boston.
Technology leaders will present key industry topics such as: advancements in integrated vehicle safety systems, evolving vehicle-to-grid and vehicle-to-vehicle communications, driver and pedestrian safety, the impact of CAFE on vehicle design, and the potential for autonomous vehicles. The speakers include:
Nathaniel Beuse, associate administrator for vehicle safety and research, NHTSA
David Zuby, chief research officer, IIHS
Richard Wallace, director, Transportation Systems Analysis, CAR
Dr. Kay Stepper, director, Driver Assistance Systems, Chassis Systems Control, Robert Bosch LLC
The speakers join the following previously announced speakers:
Keynote, Reginald R. Modlin, director of regulatory affairs, Chrysler Group LLC
Conference moderator, John McElroy, Autoline TV host and author
“It is critical for the inter-industry to gain insights directly from those engaged with the future of vehicle technology to better understand where the vehicles of tomorrow are going and when, so that as an industry, we are properly prepared," said John Van Alstyne, I-CAR CEO and president.