Toyota Research Institute’s Dr. John Leonard to Deliver Inaugural Automobility 2016 Keynote Address

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Automobility: Reimagining Transportation 2016 announced today that Toyota Research Institute’s Dr. John Leonard will deliver the keynote address at the inaugural conference taking place October 13th, 2016, at Ford Motor Company’s Conference Center in Dearborn, MI.

Leading researcher will discuss developments in navigation and mapping for autonomous vehicles.

Automobility: Reimagining Transportation 2016 announced today that Toyota Research Institute’s Dr. John Leonard will deliver the keynote address at the inaugural conference taking place October 13th, 2016, at Ford Motor Company’s Conference Center in Dearborn, MI.

Dr. Leonard’s research addresses the problems of navigation and mapping for autonomous mobile robots and underwater vehicles. Currently, he is helping to lead an effort to create the Guardian system for increasing the safety of human driving by exploiting advanced perception and navigation capabilities developed by the mobile robotics research community.

Leonard’s keynote anchors a technical program that includes leading academics, executives and researchers in the rapidly evolving field of autonomy and mobility. Presenting companies include Hyundai Motor America, Continental Automotive Systems, Intel, UCLA, Ohio State University, EY, Visteon, University of Michigan and much more.

Presented by AutoBeat Daily and Automotive Design & Production, the immersive, one-day Automobility 2016 will also include sponsor exhibits and networking opportunities with companies like the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Ricardo, Dassault Systems, SAE International, Infor, Continental, Intel and more. Automobility 2016 registration is open and includes complete access to conference sessions, sponsor exhibits and networking events. For more information, visit: http://www.autonomyandmobility.com/

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