Cultivating Trust in Autonomous Systems. Do we know all we need to know?

Cultivating Trust in Autonomous Systems. Do we know all we need to know?
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 05:00 PM to Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 05:00 PM (EST)
 

Location: 
The Inn at Virginia Tech, 901 Prices Fork Rd, Blacksburg, VA, 24060, US Get Directions:

This two day experience will highlight issues and pursue answers for questions the industry is facing in the certification, evaluation, and regulation of unmanned systems. Plenary speakers, interactive panels, and demonstrations will feature leaders from industry, government and education. Participants will spend time at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, the largest state transportation research group in the US, and visit with the Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership, one of seven federally-approved test ranges for unmanned aerial systems in the US. Participants can also be a part of a “tournament of champions” that will feature students from universities and colleges across Virginia participating in competitive poster sessions on technology development, unmanned systems applications, curricular development and fundamental research in autonomous systems.

Featuring Keynote Speaker: James Ryan Burgess, Co-Lead of Project Wing

James is the Co-lead of Project Wing — a project of X, which aims to incubate new breakthroughs in science or technology that could solve huge problems affecting the world. One of the founding members of the team, he is the inventor on a number of patents related to Project Wing.