UK Autodrive’s International CAV Conference

When: 11/10/2018
Location: Milton Keynes

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Three global car brands, working together for the first time ever on a ground-breaking Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) project, alongside the world’s largest fleet of self-driving pods – witness the future of mobility.

As part of our end of project activities the UK Autodrive consortium are holding an international CAV conference, compered by the BBCs Richard Westcott. Come along to meet representatives from Arup, Jaguar Land Rover, Ford, Tata Motors, Horiba MIRA and more.

We would be delighted to invite you to one or both of the following sessions below. Click to register your interest, and find agenda details below.

0930-1200: International CAV Conference (compered by the BBCs Richard Westcott):

1330-1730: International Cities Programme Seminar


Morning Agenda: International CAV Conference

Opening remarks & introduction to UK AutodriveProfessor John Miles, University of Cambridge

UK Autodrive insights & impact: 

  1. Testing & Safety – Chris Reeves, Horiba MIRA, Head of Connected & Autonomous Vehicles
  2. Vehicle Technology – Mark Cund, Autonomous Vehicle Control Manager, Jaguar Land Rover
  3. Low-Speed Autonomous Transit Systems (L-SATS) – Dr. Richard Fairchild, Director of Autonomous Mobility Programmes, Aurrigo (part of RDM Group)
  4. Cities & Communities – Geoff Snelson, Director of Strategy & Futures, Milton Keynes Council

UK Autodrive highlights – summary & conclusionsTim Armitage, UK Autodrive Programme Director

Panel debate plus Q&A

Final remarksTim Armitage, UK Autodrive Programme Director

Lunch, exhibition & networking

Afternoon Agenda: International Cities Programme Seminar

Setting the context – Smart Cities, Internet of Things, and Autonomous Vehicles Alan Fletcher, The Open University

Outcomes from UK AutodriveProfessor John Miles, University of Cambridge, and Brian Matthews, Head of Transport Innovation, Milton Keynes Council

  • Public Attitudes
  • Driverless Cars and their Impact on Congestion
  • Low-Speed Autonomous Transit Systems (L-SATS)
  • Scalable Technology

Sharing experience from other innovative global cities – Guest Speakers

Open Discussion

Please note places are limited. For any queries, please contact