ADVI SUMMIT PROGRAM

The ADVI Summit program covers key areas including our four key pillars Regulation, Reach, Readiness and Redesign.

*Program subject to change

 DAY 1 | Monday 18 October 2021

Session 1

09:00 - 10:15

Acknowledgement of Country

Official Opening
Michael Caltabiano | Chair, ADVI & Chief Executive Officer, ARRB

Welcome

Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP | Deputy Prime Minister

TfNSW Technology Roadmap

Joost de Kock | Deputy Secretary Customer Strategy and Technology, Transport for NSW

Australia’s approach to AI governance in security and Defence

Dr. Kate Devitt | Chief Scientist Trusted Autonomous Systems

Readying Australia for automated vehicles – a national policy approach 
Darren Atkinson 
| Head of the Commonwealth Office of Future
Transport Technology Branch

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

Making the network CAV ready

Jeremy Nassau | Senior Manager Strategic Initiatives, Transurban

Break

Session 2

10:30 - 11:25

Robotaxis & Passenger Ground Transportation Innovation in a Post-COVID World

Matthew W. Daus | Partner & Chair , Transportation Practice Group,
Windels Marx Lane, US

Carter Stern | Cruise

Evaluating 'event' data. Applications for autonomy to prevent workplace incidents

Tia Gaffney

Portfolio Leader - Safe Mobility Outcomes, Principal Professional Leader,
Mobility Futures, ARRB

Virtual Exhibitions / Networking 

Session 3

12:00 - 12:40

Australia’s driverless future

Rita Excell | Executive Director ADVI

The UK Approach to CAM

Isobel Pastor | Head of the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, UK

Lunch Break

Session 4

13:20 - 14:00

Panel Discussion
State of the Nation – Insights into the activities of
Australian Government industry leaders

Facilitator

Nikki Vajrabukka

Director of Transport Technology Policy and Research

Office of Future Transport Technology

Department of Infrastructure, Transport,
Regional Development and Communications

Miranda Blogg

Director of Cooperative and Automated Vehicle Initiative (CAVI), Queensland Department of Transport & Main Roads

Sue Wiblin

Executive Director for Emerging Technologies, Transport for NSW

Vibeke Matthews

Program Manager for the Future Vehicles and Technology program | Austroads

Closing

Rita Excell | Executive Director, ADVI

OPTIONAL: Virtual Exhibitions / Networking 

 DAY 2 | Tuesday 19 October 2021

Session 1

09:00 - 10:35

Day 2 Opening

NSW Government

Deployment Roadmap for Automated Trucking:  Where Does Australia Fit In?

Richard Bishop  | Principal, Bishop Consulting, US

 

Bearing influence and building confidence: How Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) can help achieve vision zero

Carla Hoorweg | Chief Executive Officer, ANCAP SAFETY

Sharing the future road: How will human road users adapt to automated shuttles?

Assoc Prof Gemma Read

Senior Research Fellow, Theme Leader Transport & Infrastructure Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems, University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

Green Energy and Autonomous Solutions

Mark Thomas | Group Manager Technology & Autonomy, Fortescue Metals Group Limited

Helping Cities Improve Safety, Mobility, and Sustainability Outcomes: Inside the new
Zoox Fully Automated Vehicle

Bert Kaufman

Head of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, Zoox

Break

Session 2

10:45 - 11:15

Future Mobility Testing & Assurance Team, presentation

Megan Sharkey Senior Manager Future Mobility Testing and Assurance

TFNSW Panel:

TfNSW Future Mobility Testing Centre, Cudal

Facilitator

Megan Sharkey

Senior Manager Future Mobility
Testing and Assurance

Andrew White  

Safety Assist Test Officer Future Mobility Customer Strategy
and Technology Transport
for NSW

David Hicks 

Safety Assist Test Engineer
at Transport
for NSW

Suresh Kerai

System Engineering and Assurance

Alex Lai

Technical Manager,
Future Mobility
Testing, TfNSW

Virtual Exhibitions / Networking 

Session 3

11:55 - 12:30

How Micro logistics will help save our children's future

Darren Gough | Founder, CEO, YDrive

Advancing Autonomous Vehicle technology and collaborations
with Industry and Governments

Cody Kamin | Singapore Site Lead; Director, Special Projects, Motional

Lunch Break

Session 4

13:15 - 14:00

ADVI Industry Panel:

Insurance & Liability

Facilitator

Emily McLean 

Portfolio Leader - Infrastructure Safety Management,
Safer Smarter Infrastructure, ARRB

Henry Silvester

Principal, Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers

Steve Cratchley  

Pricing Manager  Advanced Technology & Future Mobility Lead SUNCORP

Assoc Prof Tania Leiman 

Associate Professor and Dean of Law, College of Business, Government and Law  
Flinders University 

ADVI Industry Panel:
Data who collects it, how we disseminate it, who benefits, what is missing

Facilitator

Steve Cratchley 

Pricing Manager Advanced Technology
& Future Mobility Lead SUNCORP

Dr Charles Karl 

National Discipline Leader - Transport Systems, Mobility Futures, ARRB

Todd Essery 

Telstra Technology Leader Future IoT  Wireless & IoT Team (Exploration & Validation)  Product Excellence & Incubation Group, Product & Technology   Telstra

Renata Berglas 

National Business Group Leader, Mobility Futures, ARRB

Closing

Rita Excell | Executive Director, ADVI

OPTIONAL: Virtual Exhibitions / Networking 

*Program subject to change