Main Panel

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Inn at Virginia Tech, Latham Ballroom B

The main panel is streamed live. Click here for live streaming!

Moderator

Lee Vinsel, Choices and Challenges, Virginia Tech

Lee Vinsel
Assistant professor in Science, Technology, and Society at Virginia Tech

Panelists

Ronald Arkin, Choices and Challenges, Virginia Tech

Ronald Arkin
Regents' Professor and Director of the Mobile Robot Laboratory at Georgia Tech. His research interests include behavior-based reactive control and action-oriented perception for mobile robots and unmanned aerial vehicles, robot survivability, human-robot interaction, robot ethics, and learning in autonomous systems.

Meredith Broussard, Choices and Challenges, Virginia Tech

Meredith Broussard
Data journalist and an assistant professor at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University. Her academic research focuses on artificial intelligence in investigative reporting, with a particular interest in using data analysis for social good.

Giovanni Circella, Choices and Challenges, Virginia Tech

Giovanni Circella
The Director of the 3 Revolutions Future Mobility Program at UC Davis, and a Senior Research Engineer at Georgia Tech. His research interests include emerging transportation services, autonomous vehicles, and policy analysis.

Tabitha Combs, Choices and Challenges, Virginia Tech

Tabitha Combs
Team member at NC State University’s Institute for Transportation Research and Education. She has expertise in transport and land use planning, equity impacts of new mobility innovations, and transport planning in developing contexts, with a particular focus on social and environmental impacts of transport policies.