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About ROAD

Roundtable for the Purpose of Autonomous Driving (ROAD) is an international conference discussing issues related to autonomous driving and advanced driving-assist technologies.

The first roundtable was held in Bavaria, Germany in June 2016 initiated by the Kempten University of Applied Sciences. Some 50 scientific and industrial experts gathered from Germany, Italy, France, the UK and Japan actively discussing the objective of autonomous driving from various viewpoints touching on issues such as improvement of user friendliness and safety, reduction of social loss and ethics.

The second roundtable is scheduled to be held in Nagoya, Japan in June 2017 hosted by the Green Mobility Research Institute, Institutes of Innovation for Future Society, Nagoya University which is actively promoting the research and development of autonomous driving and advanced driving-assist technologies with an aim to maintain the vitality of aging societies. The event aims to address issues regarding the promotion of autonomous driving and new social changes. As for the social and industrial impact of the promotion of autonomous driving technology, the event intends to propose a direction for technology development by deepening discussions on social and cultural differences of various countries.

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Organized by

ROAD 2017 Organizing Committee

Green Mobility Research Institute, Institutes of Innovation for Future Society, Nagoya University

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Co-organized by

Kempten University of Applied Sciences

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Center for Automotive Research, Nihon University

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Automotive Technology Center, Kanagawa Institute of Technology

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FOURIN, Inc.

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In Association with The Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan

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