Agenda - Sunday, October 7, 2018

The Eye, The Brain, and The Auto 2018 Tentative Agenda

DAY ONE: Sunday, October 7, 2018

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.                  
Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 8:05 a.m. Welcome by Paul Edwards, M.D., Chair, Henry Ford Health System Department of Ophthalmology
8:05. - 8:15 a.m. Housekeeping - David Goldman, M.D., Residency Program Director, Vice Chair, Education, Department of Ophthalmology, Henry Ford Health System, Associate Medical Director, Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology
8:15 - 8:45 a.m.
Driver's Health & Fitness as a Cause of a Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident in Finland 
Timo Tervo, M.D., Ph.D., Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland
8:45 - 9:15 a.m.

The ContrastVal Study (l): Basic Information about the Set Up
Ulrich Schiefer, M.D., Aalen University of Applied Sciences, Aalen, Germany

ContrastVal Study (ll): Agreement of On-Road and Simulator Results 
Judith Ungewiss, M.Sc., Aalen University of Applied Sciences, Aalen, Germany

9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

Keynote Address: Between Sense and Sensibility: On Multimodal Sense making and Visuospatial Intelligence for Autonomous Vehicles
Mehul Bhatt, Ph.D., Centre for Applied Autonomous Sensor Systems, Örebro University, Sweden/CoDesign Lab EU, Sweden

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Networking/Break
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Eye Movement and Motion Sickness in Automated Vehicles; an On-Road Study   
Jingyan Wan, Ph.D., General Motors, Warren, Michigan
11:00-11:30 a.m.
Gaze Behavior as a Function of Vehicle Automation and Speed        
Damien Schnebelen, Ph.D., Laboratory of Digital Sciences of Nantes, France
11:30-12:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion – Role of Vision and Driving Research as Autonomous Mobility Arrives

Moderator: Cynthia Owsley, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., Director, Clinical Research Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama

Panelists: Mehul Bhatt, Jerry McGwin, Joseph Rizzo, Ulrich Schiefer, Damien Schnebelen, Timo Tervo

Panel Discussion Questions:

  • What driving and vision problems are left for us to solve?
  • What are the visual requirements leading from no automation to SAE Level Five Autonomous Mobility?
  • How does AI, Big Data, HMI influence human driver vision research?
  • Is there a role for young researchers in this field?
  • Will motion sickness present challenges for autonomous mobility?
12:15 - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch/Networking
1:00 - 1:30 p.m. 
Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication Augments Human Behavior to Reduce Accidents by 75% 
Kim Rubin, Independent Inventor, Menlo Park, California
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Keynote Address: The New Age of Automobility: Healthcare Opportunities
Larry Burns, Ph.D., Former VP of Research and Development, General Motors
Author of the new book, “Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car – And How It Will Reshape our World”, Detroit, Michigan
2:15 - 3:00 p.m. 

Panel Discussion: Role of Design in the AV World and Its Relationship to Healthcare

Moderator: Teckla Rhoads, Executive Director, General Motors Design, retired

Panelists: Larry Burns, Keith Nagara, Paul Snyder, Brian Baker

Panel Discussion Questions:

  • How is exterior design influenced by progression to autonomy?
  • How is interior designer influenced by progression to autonomy?
  • What are the challenges that designers face relative to healthcare biometric data collection?
  • Are designers already considering the physically cognitively, visually challenged driver?

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. 
Networking/Break
3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Signals for Active Safety Systems to Detect Cyclists and Their Intentions in Traffic 
Paul Hemeren, Ph.D., University of Skovde, Sweden
4:00 - 4:40 p.m.

Special Lectures: Bioptic Driving

Moderator: Edward O’Malley, M.D.
Uncovering the Hidden Population in Low Vision: A 5-year look at a student-parent program on driving with low vision and its multiple benefits.       

Cynthia Bachofer, Ph.D. 

Bioptic Driver Training: Making a Difference for Persons with Visual Impairment
Chuck Huss, C.O.M.S.

4:40 - 5:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion: Bioptic Driving

Moderator: Edward O’Malley, M.D.

Panelists: Cynthia Owsley, Ph.D, Philip C. Hessburg, M.D., Chuck Huss, Cynthia Bachofer. Ph.D., Lylas Mogk, M.D.

6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Bartimaeus Dinner - Amnesia Banquet Room
(SEATING AVAILABLE UNTIL SOLD OUT)
 

Panel Discussion: Role of Design in the AV World and Its Relationship to Healthcare

Moderator: Teckla Rhoads, Executive Director, General Motors Design, retired

Panelists: Larry Burns, Keith Nagara, Paul Snyder, Brian Baker