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Connected Vehicles & Smart Roads

  • Tesla Showroom 650 Church Street Richmond, VIC, 3121 Australia (map)

Australia is uniquely placed as a test bed for the future of global transport. We have a huge amount of space, the technical expertise and importantly, we don’t have the complexities in getting multiple jurisdictions to agree on an outcome that Europe and the US face.

Since Melbourne hosted the World ITS Congress in 2016, the local industry has been driving activity that will help us realise this future of autonomous vehicles that we hear so much about.

That reality, on our public roads at least, is some way off and in the interim there’s much work to be done in developing infrastructure to support intelligent connected vehicles and roads.  

In this event, our panel will be sharing where on the map of our future of transport journey we’re at including:

  • Update on pilot programs currently being trialled in Victoria including AIMES
  • Outlining the infrastructure and solutions needed and programs supporting their development
  • The role of 5G and connectivity solutions for between vehicles (V2V), infrastructure (V2I) and everything (V2X)
  • The latest in vehicle autonomy

Event Venue - Tesla

Panelists

Dr Allison Stewart - Project Director, Automated & Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Advice, Infrastructure Victoria

Allison is an experienced capital projects leader, strategist and academic, with experience working in the infrastructure, energy, defence, and mega-events industries. She is a recognised expert in the theory of mega-events, and her work has been cited by the Economist, the BBC, the Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal, among others. Allison is leading Infrastructure Victoria’s advice on the state’s infrastructure needs for introducing automated and zero emissions vehicles. The breadth of this work is unprecedented in Australia, covering topics including transport modelling and planning, energy, health and ICT infrastructure up to 30 years into the future for Victoria.

Other panelists TBA

Ticket price includes drinks, light refreshments and a copy of the event report.
PLEASE NOTE:  A condition of registering for this event is that you agree to having your name and email address supplied to Tesla. This is part of their protocol for allowing The Churchill Club to use the space.  

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