What: Innovations and Adaptations: Autonomous Vehicles and the Future of Transportation
When: Monday, February 26, 2018 - 6:30pm
Where: Dorothy Herron Room, Blount County Public Library

Are you curious about ‘self-driving cars’ ?
Do you wonder how these vehicles will be integrated into and reshape our roads and communities?

Join us for an informative hour and learn about manufacturing innovations occurring in East Tennessee and adaptations in transportation planning.

Innovations and Adaptations:
Autonomous Vehicles and the Future of Transportation

with featured guests
Brad Rutherford, VP Sales, Local Motors, Inc.
Jeffery Branham, Traffic Engineering Chief, City of Knoxville.

Brad Rutherford is VP Sales for Local Motors, the developer of Olli, the autonomous vehicle. Local Motors is focused on low volume manufacturing of open-source vehicle designs, using multiple microfactories. Brad is a graduate of Pellissippi State and UT-Knoxville.

Jeff Branham, Chief Traffic Engineer for the City of Knoxville, is overseeing the development of an Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) in Knoxville that will accommodate emerging technologies such as autonomous & connected vehicles.

Monday, February 26, 2018
6:30pm refreshments
7-8pm Program
Dorothy Herron Room in the
Blount County Public Library

This program is a free community education event open to the public. The program is hosted by CAPPE, Inc. as part of our 2018 Annual Meeting. CAPPE’s 2018 Annual Meeting will convene after the public program concludes.


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