Velodyne Lidar Announces World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology Agenda

Free Virtual Event Promotes How AVs and ADAS Advance Safety and Safe Communities

WHAT:  The Third Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology, hosted by Velodyne Lidar and Western Automotive Journalists, will address vehicle autonomy and advanced driver assistance systems on roadways and in communities.

This event invites a broad range of perspectives and creative solutions.  It provides a forum for clear public explanations and frank discussions regarding the direction of authentic autonomy to promote consumer transparency and good practices.

Complete agenda with speakers and panelists can be found here.

WHO:  Summit speakers include experts from Audi of America, Aurora, AutonomouStuff, J.D. Power, MIT AgeLab, PAVE Coalition, Princeton University, U.S. Senate, Zoox and Velodyne Lidar.

Featured keynote speakers: 

Mark R. Rosekind, Ph.D., Chief Safety Innovation Officer, Zoox

Oliver Cameron, Co-Founder & CEO, Voyage

Nicole Nason, Administrator, Federal Highway Administration

Moderator: Charlie Vogelheim, Western Automotive Journalists

WHERE:  Virtual: Register here

WHEN:   Thursday, October 22, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PDT

About Velodyne Lidar
Velodyne Lidar (NASDAQ: VLDR) ushered in a new era of autonomous technology with the invention of real-time surround view lidar sensors. Velodyne is the first public pure-play lidar company and is known worldwide for its broad portfolio of breakthrough lidar technologies. Velodyne’s revolutionary sensor and software solutions provide flexibility, quality and performance to meet the needs of a wide range of industries, including autonomous vehicles, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), robotics, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), smart cities and security. Through continuous innovation, Velodyne strives to transform lives and communities by advancing safer mobility for all. For more information, visit