Agenda - Monday, October 8, 2018

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

DAY TWO: Monday, October 8, 2018

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.         
Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 8:05 a.m.                  Welcome – Philip C. Hessburg, M.D., Medical Director, Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan
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.
Epidemiological Analysis of Prototype Autonomous Vehicle and Human Driver   
Crash Rates in California from 2014-2017
Richard Young Ph.D., Founder, Driving Safety Consulting, LLC, Detroit, Michigan
8:45 - 9:15 a.m.
Driving Toward a Smarter and Safer Future  
Zahra Bahrani Fard, M.Sc., Transportation Systems Analyst, Center for Automotive Research, Ann Arbor, Michigan
9:15 - 10:00 a.m.
Keynote Address: Life in the Era of “Big Data”
Gary Shapiro, J.D., President & CEO Consumer Technology Association (CTA), Washington, DC
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Vision, Motion Perception and Driving 
Mojtaba Moharrer, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
The Biometric Milieu within the Autonomous Vehicle
Greg Auner, Ph.D., Wayne State University
11:30 - 12:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion – Where are we with Autonomous Mobility and Healthcare? 

Moderator: Gary Shapiro, President & CEO Consumer Technology Association (CTA), Washington, DC 

Panelists: Greg Auner, Zahra Bahrain Fard, Mojtaba Moharrer, Richard Young

Panel Discussion Questions:

  • Is it realistic to think we can save lives with gathered interior vehicle biometric data?
  • Will motion sickness play a major role with autonomous vehicles?
  • How will HIPAA regulations effect autonomous mobility and its relationship to healthcare?
  • What rattles you about “big data” collection?
  • Can we convince the general public that their AV cannot be hacked?  
12:15 - 1:00 p.m.
1:00 - 1:30 p.m. 
Using Sensors to Improve the Driving Performance of Medical Impaired Patients
Phillip Olla, Ph.D., CEO, Audacia Bioscience, Windsor, Canada
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Keynote AddressThe Auto Future: Wild to Wilder
David Cole, Ph.D., Chairman Emeritus of the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), Ann Arbor, Michigan
2:15 - 2:45 p.m. 
The Challenge of Human Performance and Future Mobility
Paul Krajewski, Ph.D., Director, Vehicle Systems Research Laboratory, General Motors Research and Development, Warren, Michigan
2:45 - 3:15 p.m. 
3:15 - 4:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion: How and when will highway death rates be reduced by Autonomous Mobility?

Moderator: Edward R. O’Malley, M.D., Emeritus Physician-in-Charge, Henry Ford Medical Center-Cottage Hospital   

Panelists: Greg Auner, Phillip Olla and David Cole

Panel Discussion Questions:

  • How big a role does driver error play in current crash death rates?
  • What are realistic expectations for the adoption of various levels of autonomous mobility?
  • How will American drivers be convinced to adopt AVs?
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Special Lecture: Industrial Scale Brain Mapping

Moderator: Greg Auner, Ph.D., Wayne State University

5:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Poster Presentations
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Social Hour