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Agenda

The agenda for the 2022 ARC Annual Program Review will be finalized soon.


2022 Day 1 - June 21

Continental breakfast from 8:00-9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Opening Remarks

The Honorable Gary Peters
United States Senate

Mr. Michael Cadieux
Director, U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC)

9:20

Keynote:
DARPA RACER Program Update

Dr. Stuart Young
Program Manager, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

9:55

Keynote:
Aligning Model-based and Software Factory Approaches for Autonomous Ground Vehicle Development

Mr. Jim Tung
Mathworks Fellow, MathWorks
Mr. Kirsten McCane
Aerospace and Defense Industry Segment Manager, MathWorks

10:30

Break

10:45

Case Study:
Fast and Curious: How to Predict and Push Limits of Autonomous Mobility on Deformable Terrains

Abstract

11:30

Case Study:
No Time to Fail: Keeping multi-agent off-road teams on the move using a multi-scale hierarchical framework for task allocation and vehicle recharging

Abstract

12:10 PM

Lunch

1:30

Technical Session 1 (matrix of parallel sessions)

 

Session 1.A and Session 1.B

3:30

Poster Session and Reception
Reception begins at 4:30pm

6:30

Adjourn, Day 1


2022 Day 2 - June 22

Continental breakfast from 8:00-9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Plenary Remarks

Dr. Eric Michielssen
Associate Dean of Research and Louise Ganiard Professor of Engineering, University of Michigan

9:10 AM

Keynote:
The Future is Here: Modeling and Simulation Ecosystem of Research and Innovation for Off-Road Mobility and Operations

Dr. David Gorsich
Chief Scientist, U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC)

Dr. Bogdan Epureanu
Director, Automotive Research Center

Abstract

9:30

Panel Session:
The Importance of Societal and DEI-based Research in Autonomy

Panelists:
Dr. Susan Adams

Manager of Applied Cognitive Science Group, Sandia National Laboratory

Ms. Peggy Caveney
Model Based Design Supervisor, Ford Motor Company

Dr. Denise Rizzo
Deputy Chief Scientist, U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC)

Moderator:
Dr. Kira Barton
Associate Director, Automotive Research Center

Abstract

10:30

Break

10:45

Technical Session 2 (matrix of parallel sessions)

 

Session 2.A and Session 2.B

12:45 PM

Awards & Closing Remarks

1:00

Closing Reception

2:30

Adjourn, Day 2


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