7:30 am – Registration Opens, Breakfast Buffet Served

8:30 am – Opening Session

  • Candace Andersen, Supervisor, Contra Costa County District II
  • Tom Butt, Board Chair, Contra Costa Transportation Authority
  • Keynote Address – John Augustine, Director, Office of Infrastructure Finance and Innovation United States Department of Transportation

9:15 am – Panel #1: Rolling out Shared Autonomous Vehicles

  • Moderator: Susan A. Bonilla, former California Assembly Member and CA Director, Council for a Strong America
  • Raphael Gindrat, Chief Executive Officer, BestMile
  • Xavier Salort, Senior Sales Manager, EasyMile
  • Nick Promponas, Senior Vice President – Operations for First Transit
  • Arya Rohani, Senior Principal for the Shared Autonomous Vehicles Project team
  • David E. Hudson, Commissioner, Contra Costa Transportation Authority

10:15 am – Break & Demonstration

10:45 am – Panel #2: Artificial Intelligence and Automation

  • Tim Wong, Technical Marketing for Autonomous Driving, NVIDIA
  • Adam Kell, Investment Partner, Comet Labs
  • Nicola Morini Bianzino, Technology Growth and Strategy Director, Accenture

12:00 pm – Luncheon Buffet & Demonstration 

1:30 pm – Panel #3: Connected Communities

  • Moderator: Dean Palumbo, Senior Vice President, Stantec
  • Alexander R. Mehran, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sunset Development Company
  • Pierre Maillot, Senior Technology Advisor, Bosch
  • Charlie Knox, Principal, PlaceWorks
  • Seby Chacko, Senior Manager and Planning for Smart Cities, CISCO

 2:45 pm – Break & Demonstration

 3:15 pm – Panel #4: Automation and Regulation- discussion rather than presentations

  • Moderator: Randy Iwasaki, Executive Director Contra Costa Transportation Authority
  • Neil Pedersen, Transportation Research Board, Executive Director
  • Jeff Lindley, Institute of Transportation Engineers, Chief Technical Officer
  • Bernard Soriano, Deputy Director & Chief Information Officer, California Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Tom Baloga Senior Director, Audi of America, Inc.

4:30 pm – Closing Remarks

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