2016 Research Conference - Luncheon Session : How to Promote and Prepare for Automated Driving

Keynote Speaker:

Bryant Walker Smith

In the conference luncheon presentation, Bryant Walker Smith outlined steps that governments can take to encourage the development, deployment, and use of automated driving systems. Built on a solid understanding of the related technologies, applications, and existing legal infrastructure, these steps include key administrative, legal, and community strategies that focus as much on today's problems as tomorrow's solutions.

About the Speaker

Bryant Walker Smith is an assistant professor in the School of Law at the University of South Carolina and an internationally recognized expert on the law of self-driving vehicles. He is also an affiliate scholar at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, chair of the Emerging Technology Law Committee of the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, reporter to the Uniforom Law Commission's Study Committee on State Regulation of Driverless Cars, chair of the Planning Task Force for the On-Road Automated Vehicle Standards Committee of the Society of Automotive and Aerospace Engineers, a faculty affiliate of the Rule of Law Collaborative, and a member of the New York Bar.