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CITE/TAC Lunch and Learn: Autonomous Vehicles – Status and Trends

April 8, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

On Friday April 8th, we will be receiving a presentation by Barrie Kirk of the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence (CAVCOE) on the subject of Autonomous Vehicles – Status and Trends.

Barrie C. Kirk, P.Eng.

Barrie Kirk is the Executive Director of the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence (CAVCOE). He has worked in the technology industries in Canada, the U.K., and the U.S., including senior management positions in Ottawa-area companies.
He has been a consultant since 1982. His projects over the last few years have focused on autonomous vehicles, connected vehicles, automotive infotainment, traveller information services, real-time traffic information, and vehicle use surveys.
Barrie received a B.Sc. (Honours) in Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications and Electronics) from Coventry University, U.K. He is a Professional Engineer licensed by Professional Engineers Ontario.

Autonomous Vehicles: Status and Trends

In the 21st Century, autonomous vehicles (AVs) will have an impact on our transportation and transit systems, cities, economy, society and the world that is every bit as broad and substantial as the impact of the car in the 20th Century. Barrie Kirk, a well-known AV expert, consultant, speaker and broadcaster, will describe the current status of AVs, the deployment trends, the impacts on traffic, as well as the larger socio-economic impacts.

Event Details

Friday, April 8th

11:30 AM – Networking
12:00 PM – Lunch and Presentation

Ottawa Marriott Hotel, Cartier III Salon (Lower Level) – 100 Kent Street, Ottawa, Ontario

$40 for non-members
$35 for general members (use personalized promotional code)

$20 for government employee and student members (use personalized promotional code)

Ticket sales close Thursday April 7th at noon.

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April 8, 2016
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:


ITE National Capital Section


Ottawa Marriott Hotel – Cartier III Salon
100 Kent Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5R7 Canada
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(613) 238-1122