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NEXTCAR Kickoff Meeting

Next-Generation Energy Technologies for Connected and Autonomous On-Road Vehicles (NEXTCAR)
Kickoff Meeting
April 6-7, 2017 
Dearborn, MI

DAY 1: Thursday, April 6th

12:00 –1:00

Arrival

Registration and Lunch

1:00 – 1:10

Welcome and Overview

Welcome from ARPA-E Leadership

Patrick McGrath
ARPA-E

1:10 – 1:40

Vision of the NEXTCAR Program

Chris Atkinson
ARPA-E

1:40 – 2:00

Broader Program Overview

Shaping the Future of American Mobility: Connected Automated Vehicles (CAV)

Taylor Lochrane
DOT FHWA

2:00 – 2:20

DOE’s Focus on Energy Efficient Mobility Systems

David Anderson
DOE VTO

2:20 – 2:40

Connected and Automated Vehicles – The Market View

Thomas Mayor
KPMG

2:40 – 2:55

Participant Introductions

All

2:55 – 3:10

BREAK

3:10 – 4:25

Technology Overview

5 slide (6 min) Project Presentations

University of California –Berkeley
General Motors
University of Michigan
Michigan Technological University
Southwest Research Institute
The Ohio State University
University of Delaware
Pennsylvania State University
Purdue University
University of California –Riverside
University of Minnesota

4:25 – 4:45

Energy Impacts of Connected and Automated Vehicles

Jeff Gonder
NREL

4:45 – 5:05

Connected Vehicle Powertrain Optimization with Random Traffic Simulation

Bill Rotramel
AVL

5:05 – 5:25

Facility Needs for CAV Testing

Josh Every
TRC

5:25 – 5:30

Day-1 Closing Points

Chris Atkinson
ARPA-E

5:30 –7:00

POSTER SESSION

7:00

Dinner at nearby restaurants (on your own)

 

DAY 2: Friday, April 7th

8:00 – 8:30

Breakfast

8:30 – 8:35

Introduction to Day-2

Chris Atkinson
ARPA-E

8:35 – 8:55

Industry Overview

 

Connectivity and Autonomy Enabled Opportunities for Powertrain Control Functions

Devesh Upadhyay
Ford R&D

8:55 – 9:15

Enabling technologies for implementing an efficient CAV

Brian McKay
Continental

9:15 – 9:35

3 to 300 ton Self-driving Vehicles

Michael Fleming
TORC Robotics

9:35 – 10:20

Panel discussion on CAV regulations and fuel economy testing

Costa Samaras (CMU), Anne Marie Lewis (Auto Alliance), Amitai Bin-Nun (SAFE)

10:20 – 10:40

BREAK

10:40-10:45

Commercialization and Regulatory

An Introduction to ARPA-E T2M

David Henshall

ARPA-E

10:45 – 11:05

It Takes More than Technical Success to Make an Impact

Carlton Reeves
ARPA-E

11:05 – 11:25

CAFE Standards and GHG Regulations

Chris Nevers
Auto Alliance

11:25 –12:10

Panel: What do We Look for in a Commercially Successful CAV Technology?

 Michael James (TRI), John Branding (BMW), James Misener (Qualcomm), Roy Goudy (CAMP)

12:10-12:15

Closing Points

Chris Atkinson
ARPA-E