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Safe and Equitable Implementation of Autonomous Vehicles – A Conversation on Public Health Action
 

 


On December 13, from 9:00 a.m. – Noon, the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden are convened a first-of-its-kind gathering to focus public attention on how to promote deployment of autonomous vehicle technology in ways that provide the greatest social benefits through a focus on safety and equity. The event featured an open forum bringing together key thought leaders who will discuss vehicle technology and Vision Zero –zero accidents and emissions – as public health interventions, ethical and legal issues, and implementation considerations that can help realize the desired social benefits.

Experts who participated in the event include:

  • The Honorable Anthony R. Foxx
    Managing Partner and Founder, Related Infrastructure
    Former U.S. Secretary of Transportation
  • Mark Rosekind, PhD
    Chief Safety Innovation Officer, Zoox
    Former Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Cass Sunstein, JD
    Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • Jennifer Bradley, JD
    Director, Center for Urban Innovation, Aspen Institute
  • Matts-Ake Belin, PhD
    Adjunct Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
    Senior Advisor, Swedish Transport Administration
  • Andrea Gielen, ScD, ScM
    Professor and Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy
  • Keshia Pollack Porter, PhD, MPH
    Professor and Director, Institute for Health and Social Policy, Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Nancy Kass, ScD
    Phoebe R. Berman Professor of Bioethics and Public Health
    The Berman Institute of Bioethics
    Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Shannon Frattaroli, PhD, MPH
    Associate Director of Outreach, Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy, Bloomberg School of Public Health