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Geospatial Forum with Dr. Joseph Hummer

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April 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Dr. Joseph Hummer
State Traffic Management Engineer - Mobility and Safety Division - North Carolina Department of Transportation; hosted by Paul Schrum


Presentation Title
Driverless America: How Things Will Change with Autonomous Vehicles


Abstract

Autonomous vehicles will be here soon and will cause major changes when they arrive, similar to the building of the Interstates in the 1950s. AVs will bring safety, ease congestion, and provide mobility for many people who now find it difficult to travel. They will also erase many jobs, erode highway funding, and take customers from public transportation. For geospatial professionals, AVs will mean great opportunities in mapping, routing, site location, advertising, land use changes, and other areas. This Forum provides a look ahead to the US with AVs and will describe how we need to prepare.

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Date
April 19
Time
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Website
http://geospatial.ncsu.edu/geospatial-forum
Location
Jordan Hall 5103
2800 Faucette Drive
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States

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Center for Geospatial Analytics