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Integrated Automotive Safety Workshop

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Are you interested in minimizing automotive-related injuries and fatalities through innovation and collaboration with renowned industry and academic experts? Join the Wayne State University Automotive Safety Group and key industry experts for an Integrated Automotive Safety Workshop on April 7, 2014 at Wayne State's McGregor Memorial Conference Center. Discover how growing active safety technologies in sensor development, control algorithms, electronic-mechanical control and crash avoidance systems will enhance passive systems technology and lead to fewer injuries and fatalities.

The workshop–which will feature keynote speeches by Stephen Ridella, director of Office of Vehicle Crashworthiness Research at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and Walton Fehr, Research and Innovative Technology Administration–is aimed at providing a forum for engineers to integrate advancements and set new directions for future safety research. It will feature breakout sessions on:

  • Active and Passive Safety
  • Advanced Material for Crashworthiness  
  • Driver Behaviors
  • Vehicle Communication and Autonomous Driving       

The workshop is free to all professionals working in the automotive industry, though advanced registration is mandatory for participation.

For a full program agenda and list of speakers, click here.

Members of the press are invited to attend. Please note, however, that video/audio recording will be prohibited.

McGregor Conference Center

For more information about this event, please contact Dr. King H. Yang at (313) 577-0252 or aa0007@wayne.edu.

Submissions for this form have closed on April 7, 2014.