Conference Agenda


Wednesday, March 18


3:00-5:30pm                ASC Board of Directors Meeting

6:00-8:00pm                Hosted Reception                                                       All


Thursday, March 19


8:00 a.m.                     First Technical Session Begins

                                    Opening Remarks:                                                      Mark Wehner, ASC Chairman

8:15 a.m.                     Euro NCAP 2025 Initiative                                        Michiel van Ratingen, SG Euro NCAP

9:00 a.m.                     MIT Autonomous Vehicle Research                        Dr.Bryan Reimer, PhD MIT

9:30 a.m.                     Qualcomm’s C-V2X 5G Program                              Jim Misener, Qualcomm

10:00 a.m.                   Spouse Program Departure


10:00 a.m.                   Break                                                                            All


10:30 a.m.                   NHTSA ODI Update                                                     Dr.Stephen Ridella, Director NHTSA

11:00 a.m.                   Waymo’s Future Safety Vison                                      Deborah Hersman, Waymo

11.30 a.m.                   Uber’s Vision of Future Vehicles                                  Nat Beuse, VP Uber

12:00p.m.                    AV Systems and Child Occupant Protection            Dr.Kristy Arbogast, Director CHoP

12:30 p.m.                   First Technical Session Adjourns


6:00 – 7:30 p.m.          Hosted Reception


Friday March 20


8:00 a.m.                     Second Technical Session Begins

                                    Opening Remarks:                                                            Mark Wehner, ASC Chairman

8:15 a.m.                     IIHS Field Data Trends/ Level 2 Testing Plans          Dr.David Harkey, President IIHS

9:00 a.m.                    Thatcham ADAS/ AV Testing Advancements             Matthew Avery, Director Thatcham

9:30 a.m.                     Advancements in Automotive Safety                            Dr.Cecilia Sunnevang, VP Autoliv

10:00 a.m.                   Break

10:30 a.m.                   DADSS Implementation Status                                      Robert Strassburger, CEO ACTS

11:00 a.m.                   American Traffic Safety Services Association              Rob Dingess, ATSSA

11:30 a.m.                   Child Seat Safety Innovations                                          Farid Bendjellal, VP Britax

12:00 p.m.                   Second Technical Session Ends

12:30 p.m.                   Optional Ocean Fishing Excursion (Lobby)

1:15 p.m.                      ASC Golf Tournament / Leisure Activities/ Net Working

Evening at Leisure


Saturday, March 21

7:00 a.m.                     Buffet Breakfast

8:00 a.m.                     Final Technical Session Begins

                                    Opening Remarks:                                                          Mark Wehner, ASC Chairman

8:15 a.m.                     Occupant Safety in Highly Automated Vehicles        Dr. John Bolte, Professor Ohio State

8:45 a.m.                     Global NCAP Worldwide Update                                 Dr. Adrian Lund, Trustee GNCAP

9:30 a.m.                     ASC Annual General Membership Meeting

10:30 a.m.                   Final Technical Session End

6:00 p.m.                     Hosted Reception

7:00 p.m.                     Farewell Dinner / Dance


Sunday, March 22

11:00am                      Check out