The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) is excited to return to the world stage during the 2022 ITS World Congress. We are participating in several sessions during the event, as well as hosting interactive demonstrations and exhibits.

Don’t miss the opportunity to engage with U.S. DOT representatives and see the latest mobility trends and innovative solutions in transportation. For the latest on U.S. DOT efforts, visit https://www.its.dot.gov/

WHEN?

September 18-22, 2022

WHERE?

Los Angeles Convention Center
Los Angeles, California

Learn more about U.S. DOT-funded technologies and innovations.

EXHIBIT HALL SCHEDULE:

Monday, September 19

11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Tuesday, September 20

9:00 am to 6:30 pm

Wednesday, September 21

9:00 am to 6:30 pm

Thursday, September 22

9:00 am to 3:30 pm

U.S. DOT BOOTH

Learn how the U.S. DOT is transforming transportation!


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COOPERATIVE DRIVING AUTOMATION (CDA) PROGRAM SHOWCASE

Learn about the future of intelligent transportation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)!


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PROGRAM VIDEOS

SESSIONS, DEMONSTRATIONS, AND EXHIBITS

SESSIONS - SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
TIME EVENT DESCRIPTION
9:00 - 10:30 am
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SIS6: Overview of the U.S. DOT's ITS Cybersecurity Program/Application of the NIST Cybersecurity (CSF) Framework for Security and Resiliency

Learn about key efforts, results-to-date, and future research plans of the U.S. DOT's ITS Cybersecurity Research Program.

Speakers:

  • Ray Resendes, Volpe National Transportation Center (Volpe Center)
  • S. Usman Ali, Program Manager, FHWA

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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SIS13: ITS Data Access and Exchanges: Powering the Future of ITS

Hear from two panels about the U.S. DOT ITS JPO Data Access and Exchanges Program's success on data exchanges and the future of ITS that is powered by data and artificial intelligence (AI).

Speakers:

  • Murat Omay, ITS JPO, Program Manager
  • Bob Sheehan, Program Manager, ITS JPO
  • Nate Deshmukh-Towery, Volpe Center
  • Laila Alequresh, Chief Innovation Officer, U.S. DOT

SESSIONS - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
TIME EVENT DESCRIPTION
8:00 am - 9:30 am
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U.S. DOT Plenary Session

During this session, Dr. Robert C. Hampshire, U.S. DOT’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology and Chief Science Officer will moderate a high-level panel of U.S. DOT’s Administrators who will discuss their visions for ITS research and deployment. The session will also include information about U.S. DOT’s new funding opportunities and the Biden/Harris Administration’s transportation priorities.

Moderator:

  • Dr. Robert Hampshire, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology and Chief Science Officer

Speakers:

  • Dr. Mary (Missy) Cummings, Senior Advisor, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
  • Earl Adams, Jr., Chief Counsel, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)
  • Dr. Kelly Regal, Associate Administrator, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

9:45 am - 11:00 am
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Opening Ceremony: Dr. Robert Hampshire Keynote Speech

Join World Congress attendees at the ITS World Congress Opening Ceremony, featuring Dr. Robert Hampshire as welcome speaker.

Speaker:

  • Dr. Robert Hampshire, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology and Chief Science Officer
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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SIS14: U.S. DOT: The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Innovation

Panel with Moderated Q&A (60m); Lightning Talks (15m each including Q&A)

This session will feature a panel followed by two lightning talks. During the panel discussion, USDOT officials will provide insight into how the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law advances innovation in transportation. It will explore USDOT’s Strategic Priority of Transformation, and consider the programs, tools, and resources that will enable a safer, more efficient, more equitable, and more climate-friendly transportation system. The panel will cover a range of investments and activities that support these efforts, from R&D to grant programs, and new ways to engage the innovation ecosystem. Following the panel, there will be two lightning talks focused on Research & Development (R&D). The first will highlight USDOT’s Research, Development, and Technology 5-year Strategic Plan, and the second will explore ARPA-I and targeted USDOT innovation efforts.

Moderator:

  • Ben Levine, Office of the Secretary (OST)

Panel Participants:

  • Egan Smith, Managing Director, ITS JPO
  • Laila Alequresh, Chief Innovation Officer, U.S. DOT
  • Tara Lanigan, Presidential Management Fellow, U.S. DOT

Lightning Talks:

  • Alasdair Cain, Director, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology
  • Chris Atkinson, Deputy Director, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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TS12: Digital Infrastructure's Impact on Transportation

During this session, attendees will learn about how digital infrastructure improves safety and mobility of transportation through the presentation of a variety of technical papers.

Speaker:

  • Faroog Ibrahim, Senior Expert Advanced Vehicle Technology Division, Volpe Center

3:00 pm - 4:40 pm
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WK6: Smart Corridor Technologies

Focusing on Smart Corridors, this session will discuss cross cutting issues and opportunities by applying standards based advanced technology solutions to benefit: Equitable and Seamless Mobility for all, a path to vision zero, intelligent, connected, and automated vehicles, international cooperation, and digital infrastructure.

Speaker:

  • Taylor Lochrane, Chief Scientist, U.S. DOT, Office of Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, Highly Automated Systems Safety Center

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Automated Trucking's Safety Potential

Speakers:

  • Earl Adams
  • Steve Mattioli
  • Jeff Loftus
  • Mike Lukuc

SESSIONS - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
TIME EVENT DESCRIPTION
8:00 am - 9:30 am
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SIS40: Women in Transportation Leadership

Women U.S. DOT Leaders will discuss their path to leadership and opportunities for young women in the transportation industry.

Speakers:

  • Dr. Kelly Regal, Associate Administrator for Research, FHWA
  • Laila Alequresh, Chief Innovation Officer, U.S. DOT
  • Danielle Chou, Enabling Technologies Program Manager, FHWA
  • Dee Williams, Acting Director, Office of Crash Avoidance and Vehicle Electronic Controls Research
  • Veronica Vanterpool, Deputy Administrator, U.S. DOT

10:00 am - 11:30 am
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SIS48: Live, Virtual, and Constructive Evaluation of Connected and Automated Vehicles

Explore some of the current research underway and how the U.S. DOT's VOICES platform is accelerating the deployment of intelligence transportation systems by enabling interoperability between different systems through a live, virtual, and constructive environment.

Speaker:

  • Rob Heilman, Highly Automated System Safety Center of Excellence Director, OST-R

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm FHWA's CDA Research to Deployment

Speakers:

  • Brian Cronin, U.S. DOT
  • Dale Thompson, U.S. DOT

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm VRU and EV Applications

Speaker:

  • Mina Sartipi, Professor and Director of Center for Urban Informatics and Progress, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Research, Regulations, Deployment, and Enforcement Issues for ADAS- and ADS-Equipped Heavy Trucks

Moderator:

  • Earl Adams

Speakers:

  • Steve Mattioli
  • Jeff Loftus
  • Mike Lukuc

SESSIONS - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
TIME EVENT DESCRIPTION
8:00 am - 9:30 am
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SIS92: ITS for Underserved Communities: An Overview of the USDOT’s ITS4US Deployment Program

Hear about the status and next steps for the ITS4US Deployment Program, a $40 million multimodal effort, led by the U.S. DOT ITS JPO and supported by the Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to identify ways to provide more efficient, affordable, and accessible transportation options for underserved communities.

Speakers:

  • Elina Zlotchenko, Program Manager, ITS JPO
  • Maria Roell, Senior Planner, Atlanta Regional Commission
  • Santosh Mishra, Director IBI Group
  • Jamie Hamann-Burney, Director of Planning & Implementation, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
  • Anat Caspi, Director, Taskar Center for Accessible Technology, University of Washington, Paul G. Allen School

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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SIS75: Current Status of ITS Radiocommunications in the World

Learn about how the use of radiocommunications for connected and automated vehicles and advanced ITS, in addition to various related projects, is being considered and standardized in each country and region of the world.

Speakers:

  • Suzanne Sloan, Principal Technical Advisor, Technology Innovation and Policy, Volpe Center
  • Jeffrey Bellone, Economist and Systems Engineer, Volpe Center

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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SIS70: Innovations in Mobility

Hear about efforts to advance mobility, including USDOT projects focused on demand management, integrated operations, and mobility-on-demand.

Speakers:

  • Ralph Volpe, FHWA
  • Christina Gikakis, FTA
  • Murat Omay, Program Manager, ITS JPO

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Truck CONOPS: Developing an ADS Operations Playbook for Trucking Fleets

Presenters:

  • Jeff Loftus
  • Erin Mabry, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Cybersecurity in Connected and Automated Vehicles

Speaker:

  • Arman Sargolzaei, Assistant Professor, University of South Florida

SESSIONS - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
TIME EVENT DESCRIPTION
8:00 am - 9:30 am
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SIS83: Road Infrastructure Support for Safe and Efficient ADS

Learn about recent initiatives toward the realization of reliable and safe automated vehicles.

Speaker:

  • John Harding, Team Leader of Connected/Automated Vehicles and Emerging Technologies Team, FHWA

8:00 am - 9:30 am
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ITS JPO Data Dialogue / Listening Session

Speakers:

  • Egan Smith, Managing Director, ITS JPO
  • Murat Omay, Program Manager, ITS JPO

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Energy Efficient CAV Applications for Heavy-Duty Trucks

Speaker:

  • Peng Hao, Assistant Research Engineer, University of California Riverside

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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SIS29: Test Results from Next Generation Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) Communications Technology

Hear the results from V2X communications testing performed by U.S. DOT and European Commission experts who will further discuss conclusions for connected and automated vehicle deployers.

Moderator:

  • Suzanne Sloan, Principal Technical Advisor, Technology Innovation and Policy, Volpe Center

Speakers:

  • Jeffrey Bellone, Volpe Center
  • John Harding, FHWA

DEMONSTRATIONS AND EXHIBITS - MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
TIME EVENT DESCRIPTION
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Enhancing VRU Detection Using an Adult Pedestrian Anthropomorphic Test Device and Infrared Thermal Imaging Sensors

Learn how FHWA is advancing pedestrian safety research through cutting-edge technologies without putting pedestrians in real-world crash scenarios


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Developing CDA Algorithms Using Simulation

Examples of CDA use cases built on algorithms developed through simulation


2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Improving Bicyclist Safety Using Virtual Reality Bicyclist Simulation

An interactive demonstration of our virtual reality bike simulator and ride through a virtual scenario to experience hazards and traffic


3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Automated Trucking's Safety Potential

Join FMCSA for a fireside chat on automated trucking


11:15 am, 1:00 pm, 4:30 pm

*15-minute sessions

Connected Infrastructure Using CAVe-in-a-Box

Examples and demonstration of a connected transportation ecosystem that may include vehicles, infrastructures, freight, pedestrians


11:30 am, 4:00 pm

*15-minute sessions

CDA Live

Hands-on training sessions for installing and deploying CARMA and discussion of the integration of different hardware into CARMA ecosystem


DEMONSTRATIONS AND EXHIBITS - TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
TIME EVENT DESCRIPTION
10:30 am - 11:00 am

Improving Bicyclist Safety Using Virtual Reality Bicyclist Simulation

An interactive demonstration of our virtual reality bike simulator and ride through a virtual scenario to experience hazards and traffic


12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Enhancing VRU Detection Using an Adult Pedestrian Anthropomorphic Test Device and Infrared Thermal Imaging Sensors

Learn how FHWA is advancing pedestrian safety research through cutting-edge technologies without putting pedestrians in real-world crash scenarios


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Advancing CDA Research through Simulation

Leverage various simulation tools to advance CDA research: XIL Simulation - Integration of SUMO, CARLA, CARMA


3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Research, Regulations, Deployment, and Enforcement Issues for ADAS- and ADS-Equipped Heavy Trucks

A panel discussion moderated by FMCSA Chief Counsel Earl Adams


10:00 am, 4:30 pm

*15-minute sessions

Connected Infrastructure Using CAVe-in-a-Box

Examples and demonstration of a connected transportation ecosystem that may include vehicles, infrastructures, freight, pedestrians


9:45 am, 4:00 pm

*15-minute sessions

CDA Live

Hands-on training sessions for installing and deploying CARMA and discussion of the integration of different hardware into CARMA ecosystem


DEMONSTRATIONS AND EXHIBITS - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
TIME EVENT DESCRIPTION
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Comparison of U.S. Connected Vehicle Deployments to the World Brought Together by STOL Support Services

Ask questions and brainstorm solutions on ITS, CAV, V2X, simulation, testing with experts from the U.S. DOT STOL lab


10:30 am - 11:30 am

Improving Bicyclist Safety Using Virtual Reality Bicyclist Simulation

An interactive demonstration of our virtual reality bike simulator and ride through a virtual scenario to experience hazards and traffic


12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Enhancing VRU Detection Using an Adult Pedestrian Anthropomorphic Test Device and Infrared Thermal Imaging Sensors

Learn how FHWA is advancing pedestrian safety research through cutting-edge technologies without putting pedestrians in real-world crash scenarios


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

VOICES: A Collaborative Platform for Development and Testing

Join us for a live demonstration of VOICES, a virtual sandbox empowering geographically distributed innovators to ensure the safe advancement of interoperability for this next frontier of transportation.


2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Developing an ADS Operations Playbook for Trucking Fleets

Listen to presenters from FMCSA discuss Truck CONOPS, the FMCSA’s ADS Demonstration Grant


3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CDA Research Roadmap

Explore how CDA improves transportation and what needs to be done to enable adoption


9:00 am, 2:30 pm

*15-minute sessions

Connected Infrastructure Using CAVe-in-a-Box

Examples and demonstration of a connected transportation ecosystem that may include vehicles, infrastructures, freight, pedestrians


10:00 am, 11:30 am

*15-minute sessions

CDA Live

Hands-on training sessions for installing and deploying CARMA and discussion of the integration of different hardware into CARMA ecosystem


DEMONSTRATIONS AND EXHIBITS - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
TIME EVENT DESCRIPTION
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Improving Bicyclist Safety Using Virtual Reality Bicyclist Simulation

An interactive demonstration of our virtual reality bike simulator and ride through a virtual scenario to experience hazards and traffic


12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Enhancing VRU Detection Using an Adult Pedestrian Anthropomorphic Test Device and Infrared Thermal Imaging Sensors

Learn how FHWA is advancing pedestrian safety research through cutting-edge technologies without putting pedestrians in real-world crash scenarios


9:30 am, 11:00 am

*15-minute sessions

Connected Infrastructure Using CAVe-in-a-Box

Examples and demonstration of a connected transportation ecosystem that may include vehicles, infrastructures, freight, pedestrians


2:00 pm

*15-minute sessions

CDA Live

Hands-on training sessions for installing and deploying CARMA and discussion of the integration of different hardware into CARMA ecosystem


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