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Panel to discuss accessibility questions surrounding autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles are often referred to, by designers and policy-makers alike, as a technology that will bring greater inclusivity and accessibility to transit.

A panel of experts in autonomous vehicle technology and regulation, accessibility, and city transit planning will discuss some of the attendant technological, regulatory, and accessibility questions during a lunchtime session Wednesday, February 14.

LTEC Lab and the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law are pleased to present the Accessibility in Autonomous Vehicle Policy panel from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Faculty of Law Building’s Moot Court:

  • Fahad Khan, project lead, automated and autonomous vehicles, City of Toronto Transportation Services Division;
  • Krzysztof Czarnecki, professor of electrical and computer engineering, University of Waterloo;
  • Laverne Jacobs, associate professor, Faculty of Law, University of Windsor; and
  • Kristen Thomasen, assistant professor, Faculty of Law, University of Windsor.

Learn more about the panellists, who will also highlight access-to-justice issues related to the potential growing use of autonomous vehicles within cities.

The event is open to all faculty, students, staff and the general public and will provide an opportunity for questions, simultaneous transcription, and a light lunch.

As space is limited, to attend RSVP to www.uwindsor.ca/law/aavp/register by Monday, February 12.

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