The U.S. Department of Transportation's Participation in the Upcoming Automated Vehicles Symposium

The 2019 Automated Vehicles Symposium (AVS) will be held from July 15 through 18 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida. The symposium, a joint event held by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International and the Transportation Research Board, is expected to draw over 1,800 attendees from the technology, academic, research, development, and transportation communities.

The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) will be well represented at the symposium with Federal Motor Carrier Administration Administrator Raymond P. Martinez and Federal Highway Administration Administrator Nicole R. Nason giving two of the event's keynote addresses. In addition, multimodal U.S. DOT staff are participating in several sessions throughout AVS.

The U.S. DOT will also have a booth at the event, which will showcase the Cooperative Automation Research Mobility Applications (CARMA) project and include a vehicle demonstration.