MOBILITY
VISION DAY

Setting a Research Agenda for the Future of Transportation 

NOVEMBER 3, 2022

Introductory remarks from John Moavenzadeh, Executive Director, MIT Mobility Initiative

Introductory remarks from Cynthia Barnhart, Provost, MIT

Introductory remarks from Jinhua Zhao, Founder & Faculty Director, MIT Mobility Initiative

Panel Discussions

Building the Next Generation of Transportation Infrastructure

  • Dimitris Bountolos, Chief Information and Innovation Officer, Ferrovial

  • Firas Ibrahim, Director, Office of Research Development and Technology, USDOT

  • Sanjay Ravi, General Manager, Automotive, Mobility & Transportation Industry, Microsoft

  • Sanjay Sarma, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, MIT

  • Sameer Sharma, General Manager, Cities and Transportation, Intel

 

Moderated by Laura Chace, President and Chief Executive Officer, ITS America

Autonomous Vehicles: How Safe Is Safe Enough?

  • David Blessing, Liberty Mutual Mobility Solutions Co-Lead , Liberty Mutual

  • Ryan Harrington, Vice President of Safety, Motional

  • Chris Mullen, Senior Director, Safety, Aurora

  • Mark Rosekind, Chief Executive Officer, California Mobility Center

  • Bernard Soriano, Deputy Director, California Dept of Motor Vehicles

 

Moderated by: Jane Lappin, Chairperson, TRB Standing Committee on Road Vehicle Automation, Transportation Research Board

Electrification: Drivers of the Transformation

  • Steven Kaye, Chief Technology Officer, Our Next Energy (ONE)

  • Juan Macias, Chief Executive Officer, AlphaStruxure

  • Trent Mell, Chief Executive Officer, Electra Battery Materials

  • Milo Werner, General Partner, The Engine

 

Moderated by: Alex Mitchell, Senior Vice President Unlocking Innovation, LA Cleantech Incubator (LACI)

Mobility Integration: Public Transport and Micromobility

  • Daniel Berkovits, Vice President, Strategy, Via Transportation

  • Assaf Biderman, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Superpedestrian

  • David Block-Schachter, Chief Business Officer, Transit

  • Molly Poppe, Chief Innovation Officer, Chicago Transit Authority

 

Moderated by: Jinhua Zhao, Founder & Faculty Director, MIT Mobility Initiative

Envisioning our Collective Mobility Future

  • Diane Hoskins, Co-CEO, Gensler

  • Josh Sirefman, Chief Executive Officer, Michigan Central

  • Jamey Tesler, Secretary of Transportation, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

  • Andrew Wishnia, Asst Deputy Secretary for Climate Policy, US Dept of Transportation

 

Moderated by John Moavenzadeh, Executive Director, MIT Mobility Initiative

Closing Remarks
John Moavenzadeh, Executive Director, MIT Mobility Initiative
Jinhua Zhao, Founder & Faculty Director, MIT Mobility Initiative