Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Texas A&M Transportation Technology Conference on May 4-5 at the Stella Hotel in Bryan, TX. This event is specifically designed for senior executives, research managers, and technology leads of private companies and public agencies engaged in innovating, testing and deploying advanced transportation technologies.
Texas A&M University is one of the largest research universities in the nation and the proud home of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), the largest university-based transportation research institute in the world and the Texas A&M College of Engineering, one of the largest engineering programs in the country. Combined, these institutions conduct more than $900 million annually in research and employ many of the world’s most renowned research professionals and faculty. Texas A&M is committed to being a leader in advancing transportation technologies and has launch the development of the Texas A&M RELLIS Campus with over $250 million invested in providing world-class research facilities.
The conference will also feature a connected and automated truck platooning demonstration from the TTI–TxDOT Commercial Truck Platooning – L2 Automation project team. The sessions will start at 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm and will include an introduction and safety protocol overview by TTI Riverside staff, and a brief overview of the project goals, current activities and achievements by the TTI project team members. You will then have an opportunity to view the system integration into two Class 8 articulated commercial vehicles through a static display, followed by a demonstration of the of this connected and automated platooning system’s capabilities. This demo will feature a variety of scenarios specifically selected to exhibit the capability of the system to provide automated steering, acceleration, and braking control in the trailing vehicle in a two-truck platoon. Technical experts from the project team will be on-site to answer any questions.
Register by the early bird deadline of March 31, 2017!