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Traffic Safety and the 5.9 GHz Band

A PUBLIC CONFERENCE: June 3, 2019

On June 3, 2019, various State Departments of Transportation, representatives from the auto industry, and users met at DOT headquarters in Washington, D.C. to describe their technology for traffic safety and congestion mitigation at a public conference. The gathering offered the public a valuable opportunity to hear about the safe, secure, efficient, and interoperable use of the Safety Band (5.9 GHz band). Read Public Notice

AGENDA:

12:15 pm

SECURITY CHECK-IN & REGISTRATION

1:00 pm

WELCOME

Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, U.S. Department of Transportation

1:05 pm

SETTING THE STAGE

Heidi King, Deputy Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation

1:30 pm

PANEL: VIEW FROM THE STATES

Moderator: Ken Leonard, Director, Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office, U.S. Department of Transportation

2:45 pmBREAK
3:00 pm

PANEL: HOW CONNECTIVITY INCREASES SAFETY

Moderator: Karen Van Dyke, Director, PNT & Spectrum Management, U.S. Department of Transportation

  • Steve Smith, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Steve Gehring, Association of Global Automakers
  • Harry Lightsey, Hawksbill Advisors
  • Anil Lewis, Jernigan Institute
4:00 pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Derek Kan, Under Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation

4:30 pm

KEY POINTS AND NEXT STEPS

Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation

5:00 pmADJOURN
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