Velodyne Lidar Announces Program for World Autonomous Technology Security Show

16 October 2020

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announced the schedule for the third annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology (WSS), which will focus on vehicle autonomy and driver assistance , on the roads and in communities. The show aims to foster a better understanding of how autonomous technologies and automated safety systems can improve vehicle navigation and help build smarter transportation infrastructure. By networking and sharing diverse perspectives, Velodyne seeks to accelerate safety solutions for pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists as well as occupants of trucks and vehicles.

The 2020 edition of the free World Safety Summit, which will bring together leaders from industry, government, journalism and academia, will be held on October 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time ( PDT), The show will take place in virtual mode and will be open to the public. To view the program and register, visit: 2020 World Safety Summit .

Keynote speakers at the show will be leaders and visionaries working to make automated and fully autonomous security a reality. These include: Mark Rosekind, Ph.D., Director of Security Innovation, Zoox; Oliver Cameron, co-founder and CEO of Travel; and Nicole Nason, administrator of the Federal Highway Administration.

The show schedule includes five focus groups bringing together experts from organizations such as Audi of America, Aurora, AutonomouStuff, JD Power, MIT AgeLab, PAVE, Princeton University, US Senate, Velodyne, Zoox and more. Focus groups will explore critical topics such as the review of advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) capabilities (session sponsored by the PAVE Coalition), and media perspectives on the mobility landscape. (session sponsored by SAE International). Additional focus groups will review the Autonomous Vehicle (VA) and ADAS regulatory roadmap,

This year's show joins forces with the Silicon Valley Reinvents the Wheel, annual automotive technology conference, hosted by Western Automotive Journalists. Expert Charlie Vogelheim, who has more than 30 years of experience in the automotive industry, will be the moderator of the show.

“The World Safety Summit is an ideal forum for raising awareness among key stakeholders and enabling them to better understand the transformative benefits that can be achieved through autonomous technologies,” said Brian Douglas, president of Western Automotive Journalists. “The fair will bring together some of the most important figures in the industry to discuss fundamental issues related to improving mobility and transport safety. "

“Public education is key to advancing the potential of autonomous technology, as applied to VAs and powerful driver safety features, to revolutionize transportation,” said Sally. Frykman, vice president of communications, at Velodyne Lidar. “The show attracts a diverse group of experts, and each session provides a unique window on critical issues related to the autonomy and security of the future. It is gratifying to see so many influencers in government and industry as well as their organizations recognize the value of our company's efforts to raise awareness and ensure a better understanding of new technical solutions. "

About Velodyne Lidar

Velodyne Lidar  ushered in a new era of autonomous technology with its invention of real-time panoramic view lidar sensors. Velodyne is the world's premier, publicly traded, pure play lidar company, known around the world for its broad portfolio of breakthrough lidar technologies. Velodyne's revolutionary sensor and software solutions deliver flexibility, quality and performance to meet the demands of a wide range of industries including autonomous vehicles, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) ), robotics, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), smart cities and security. Through a dynamic of continuous innovation, Velodyne seeks to transform the lives of people and communities, promoting safer mobility for all. To find out more, .

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