62nd Stapp Car Crash Conference®


General Chair: Warren N. Hardy, Ph.D., Director, Virginia Tech Center for Injury Biomechanics

Keynote Address: Safety in the Coming Decades: Are We Poised to Achieve Total Safety in an Autonomous Vehicle Environment?

Joseph Kanianthra Ph.D.
President, Active Safety Engineering LLC
Former Associate Administrator (Retd.), Vehicle Safety Research, NHTSA, US DOT

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Panel Discussion: Automated Driving Systems: Safety Considerations for Today and Tomorrow

The discussion will include issues associated with ADS. Items include but are not limited to:

  • Anticipated challenges
  • Biomechanics knowledge gaps
  • Assessment tool (ATDs/models) limitations
  • Current and future restraint systems/needs
  • Conventional and novel seating/occupant compartments
  • Vehicle safety performance/certification
  • Mixed fleet
  • Infrastructure

Audience participation is encouraged. The moderator will pose questions to the panel and field comments from the floor.

Kickoff Presentation: Driver Assistance and Fully Autonomous Systems: Their Implications on Safety

Joseph Kanianthra Ph.D.
President, Active Safety Engineering LLC
Former Associate Administrator (Retd.), Vehicle Safety Research, NHTSA, US DOT

Moderator: Warren N. Hardy, Ph.D., Director, Virginia Tech Center for Injury Biomechanics

Panelists

Raul A. Arbelaez
Vice President, Vehicle Research Institute
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Shaun Kildare, Ph.D.
Director of Research
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety

Yuichi Kitagawa, Ph.D.
Chief Professional Engineer
Toyota Motor Corporation

Kevin Moorhouse, Ph.D.
Chief, Applied Biomechanics Division
Vehicle Research and Test Center
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Philippe Petit, Ph.D.
Manager of the Biomechanics Team
LAB PSA Renault

Doug Stein
Global Test Director
Autoliv ASP, Inc.

Amanda Prescott
Head of Homologation
Zoox, Inc.

Catamaran Hotel
San Diego, Ca
November 12-14, 2018