UFTI Hosted Workshop on DSRC and Other Communication Options for Transportation Connectivity on May 3, 2017

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

Workshop Agenda:

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