The UFTI hosted a workshop on May 3, 2017, in the Reitz Union, room G310 on the UF campus in Gainesville, Florida. The workshop lasted from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and focused on communications options for connected vehicles and connected infrastructure. Four invited experts presented and discussed various implementations and communication applications around the world; providing their perspective on future trends for smart cities, IoT, and ITS.
View a recording of the workshop here: Workshop Video
8:45 a.m – Welcome (Dr. Lily Elefteriadou, UF, Director of the UFTI, Barbara Goldsby Professor of Civil Engineering)
9:00 a.m. – “DSRC – Backbone to THEA’s CV Deployment” (Joe Waggoner, Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway Authority, CEO, and Robert M. Frey, Tampa-Hillsborough Expressway Authority, Planning Director)
9:30 a.m. – “Communication in Transport: Connected Cars, C2X, and The Internet of Things (IoT) – a Global Perspective” (Eric-Mark Huitema, IBM, Global leader for the WATSON IoT team)
10:00 a.m. – “Overview of SAE DSRC Messages and Performance Requirements” (Frank Perry, HNTB, Sr. Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Program Manager)
10:30 a.m. – “Applications of DSRC” (John Esposito, UF, Graduate Research Assistant)
11:00 a.m. – Q&A