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Project Title: Review of USDOT Report on Connected Vehicle Initiative Communications Systems Deployment

PIN: TRB-SASP-14-03         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Transportation Research Board

Sub Unit:
Studies and Special Programs Division
Computer Science & Telecommuncations Board DEPS

Huey, Beverly

Subject/Focus Area:
Computers and Information Technology; Transportation and Infrastructure

Review of USDOT Report on Connected Vehicle Initiative Communications Systems Deployment
December 15, 2014 - December 16, 2014
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Amelia Mathis
Phone: (202) 334-3255
Fax: (202) 334-3510


Meeting Objectives
• Discuss Statement of Task
• Review Committee Composition, Balance, and Conflict of Interest
• Receive Information Relevant to Committee's
• Reach Agreement on Committee Writing Assignments and Schedule
• Agree on Deadlines and Schedule Next Conference Call
• Discuss/Agree on Preliminary Findings and Recommendations

Monday, December 15, 2014


10:00 Welcoming Remarks, Introductions, and Review of Agenda
Dennis Wilkie, Committee Chair

10:20 Sponsor Opening Remarks
Ken Leonard, Director, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Joint Program Office (JPO), U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)
Tim Johnson, Director, Office of Human Vehicle Performance Research, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), USDOT

10:50 Assessment Status: Policy
John Augustine, Deputy Director, ITS-JPO, USDOT

11:15 Assessment Status: Technical
Bob Kreeb, Chief, Intelligent Technologies Research Division, NHTSA, USDOT

11:40 Q&A

12:10 PM LUNCH

1:10 Known Gaps
Jim Arnold, Senior Spectrum Engineer, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology, USDOT

1:35 Q&A

2:05 Deployment Vision
Bob Arnold, Director, Office of Transportation Management, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), USDOT

2:35 Architecture & Standards
Steve Sill, Program Manager, ITS Architecture and Standards, ITS-JPO, USDOT

3:00 Q&A

3:25 BREAK

3:40 Ensuring Competition
Walt Fehr, Program Manager, ITS Systems Engineering, ITS-JPO, USDOT

4:00 Q&A

4:25 Sponsor Closing Remarks
Ken Leonard, Director, ITS-JPO, USDOT

4:30 Comments from Observers
Dennis Wilkie, Committee Chair

5:00 Comments from Committee
Dennis Wilkie, Committee Chair

5:30 Reception (All are welcome and encouraged to attend)

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

9:00 AM Opening Remarks, Introductions, Review of Previous Day
Dennis Wilkie, Committee Chair

9:15 Stakeholder Observations
• Robert Rausch, Vice President, Transcore
• Mike Shulman, Technical Leader, Research & Advanced Engineering, Ford Motor Company
• Collin Castle (with comments from John Kenney) for AASHTO regarding the Deployment Coalition
• Blake Christie, Noblis (unconfirmed)
• Gary Pruitt, Senior Director, Advanced Technology Programs, Rockwell Collins and ARINC (unable to attend, but will send in comments for committee consideration)

11:00 Q&A and Open Discussion

Noon Adjourn Open Session

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Dennis Wilkie
David Borth
Socorro (Coco) Briseno
Collin Castle
Joseph Hersey
John Kenney
John Moring
Asad Madni
Tom Schaffnit
Steve Shladover

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
The committee participated in the committee composition, balance, and conflict of interest discussion, discussed the statement of task, reviewed the committee work plan and schedule, identified additional information needs, discussed preliminary findings, agreed on committee writing assignments, and selected the dates/times of follow-up conference calls.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 30, 2014