Telematics Update is hosting this exclusive webinar tomorrow (February 27, 12pm EST) that will bring together leading industry experts to address the issue of certification and regulation for V2V technologies.
The three speakers will provide the perspectives of federal and state governments, as well as automakers; the main contenders for regulatory authority and responsibility.
The webinar comes at an exciting time for the vehicle communications industry, as this month saw the much anticipated NHTSA announcement regarding a government enforced mandate in new vehicle for DSRC equipment. After their Ann Arbor Safety Pilot found that the communications significantly decrease the number of collisions on the road, and the first steps in policy-making to accommodate and nurture these systems has begun. With uncertainty as to timelines, who will be leading this regulatory process and certifying the tech. and how deployment will be shaped, this webinar will undoubtedly provide thought provoking ideas for the future.
Register for free and join in the discussion here: http://www.telematicsupdate.com/vehicle-to-vehicle-conference/webinar.php 
Executive Director of Intelligent Car Coalition comes on-board to offer thoughts on the role of federal government in V2V regulation
Following the initial announcement for the webinar last week, Telematics Update is pleased to announce that Catherine McCullough, Executive Director, Intelligent Car Coalition will be joining the panel to offer insights into the federal policy approach to the topic. Joining Matt Smith, ITS Program Manager, Michigan DoT and Radovan Miucic, Research Engineer, Honda the discussion promises to offer different perspectives on the hottest topic in the advanced automotive safety industry at present.
Asif Naqvi, Head of Business Development at Telematics Update noted; ‘The high standard of speakers on the panel, coupled with the different approaches and angles they can bring to the table makes this webinar an excellent arena to provide really important thoughts on V2V regulation. The topic is currently very uncertain and clouded, and informed discussions such as this are invaluable to the industry right now.’
The live free webinar will cover:
· Why minimum standards on the distance and speed of data transfer will be vital for a reliable, high quality foundation to facilitate an optimized intelligent transport system
· Whether NHTSA, test beds. OEMS or a more focused regulating body will provide the certification guidelines and ‘rubber stamp’ auto safety tech. as road worthy
· The accuracy of testing techniques such as simulations, off road environments and small scale deployments to ensure test bed successes translate onto the road
· Radovan Miucic, research engineer, Honda
· Matthew Smith. ITS program manager, Michigan Department of Transport
· Catherine McCullough, Executive Director, Intelligent Car Coalition
Registrants will also have the opportunity to join in live polling and Q&A with the speakers, as well as gain exclusive insights to the insurance telematics industry from these thought leaders.
Register for the complimentary webinar here: http://www.telematicsupdate.com/vehicle-to-vehicle-conference/webinar.php 
Note: Registrants will be sent the recording of the webinar. Telematics Update advises those who cannot attend on the day to sign up and a recording will be sent to you afterwards.
This core issue will also be discussed in more depth at Advanced Automotive Safety USA 2014 (July 8-9, Baronette Renaissance Hotel, Novi, MI), the most focused business event for intelligent transport communication and ADAS technologies that are driving the road safety revolution.This year will see over 150 executive attendees and 30+ expert speakers come together to discuss the most pressing challenges relating to advanced automotive safety: http://www.telematicsupdate.com/vehicle-to-vehicle-conference/ 
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