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Thursday, February 25, 2021 Session

12:00pm EST

Can Level 3 be Delivered?

What are the challenges for developing a workable solution for SAE Level 3?

Moderator: Russell Shields, President and CEO


Russ Shields is former CEO of Navigation Technologies (later NAVTEQ, now HERE), former Chair of Ygomi, and current President and CEO of RoadDB. RoadDB offers a full in-vehicle software solution for road data and localization to be used in automated driving in series production vehicles. Mr. Shields has been involved in communications standards bodies for 40 years. He is Chair of the Collaboration on ITS Communication Standards of the ITU. He is also a member of the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Advisory Board; an SAE Fellow; and a recipient of the SAE Delco Electronics ITS Award. Mr. Shields was inducted into the inaugural class of ITS America’s ITS Hall of Fame in 2008, and was named the inaugural U.S. member of the ITS World Congress Hall of Fame in 2010. In 2019, he was named an inaugural member of the FISITA Academy of Technical Leadership. Mr. Shields has received the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Distinguished Alumni Award in Entrepreneurship.

Panelist: Joost Vantomme, Smart Mobility Director, European Automobile Manufacturers' Association

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