The Era of Accessible Transportation
Hosted by Soledad O’Brien, award-winning journalist and CEO of Starfish Media Group, join IBM, Local Motors and the Consumer Technology Association Foundation, as they discuss how autonomous vehicles will help people with disabilities and the world’s growing aging population remain independent and self-sufficient for as long as possible. Attendees will learn how new technologies, such as cognitive computing and the Internet of Things, will personalize and adapt the transportation experience to each person’s unique abilities. They will also announce a series of workshops and a hackathon to help identify other innovations that will create the world’s most accessible, autonomous vehicle.
Date: Friday, January 6th, 1:30pm – 2:15pm
Speakers: Steve Ewell – Executive Director, CTA Foundation, Gina O’Connell – Director of Labs, GM of Las Vegas Local Motors, Rashid Davis - PTECH, Bret Greenstein – Vice President, IBM Watson IoT, Drew LaHart – Head of IBM Accessibility Competency
Moderator: Soledad O’Brien
Location: Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall Connector, Room S228