Stakeholder Meeting: FMVSS Considerations for Automated Driving Systems

Meeting Objectives

  • Provide the Research Team with input related to FMVSS technical translations and test procedures.
  • Identify potential regulatory barriers for self-certification and compliance verification of innovative new vehicle designs precipitated by Automated Driving Systems (ADSs).

We will discuss project progress and gather feedback on technical translation developments to date.


When:

November 28 - 29, 2018

Where:

U.S. Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Register by November 13, 2018!

Please email FMVSS.Info@gmail.com with any questions.

Draft Agenda

Wednesday, November 28

8:00 AM

Atrium
Check in (Photo ID Required)

9:00 AM

Atrium
Welcoming Remarks
  • Opening Remarks: TBD
  • Project Remarks: Ellen Lee, Human Injury Research Division, NHTSA
  • Project Overview and Scope: Myra Blanco, Director, Center for Public Policy, Partnerships, and Outreach, VTTI

9:25 AM

Atrium
FMVSS Project Update
  • Presenters – Crash Avoidance: Michelle Chaka, Program Director, VTTI; Loren Stowe, Sr. Research Associate, VTTI
  • Presenters – Crashworthiness/Occupant Protection: Warren Hardy, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and VT Director, The Virginia Tech-Wake Forest Center for Injury Biomechanics (VT-CIB); Josh McNeil, Research Associate, VT-CIB

10:35 AM

Break

10:50 AM

Atrium
Analysis of Regulatory Information Communicated to Occupants
  • Presenter: Michelle Chaka, VTTI
  • Presenter: Lawrence Smythe, Principal Engineer, Human Factors Engineering, Nissan Technical Center North America

11:20 AM

Atrium
ADS-DV Testing Perspectives
  • Moderator: Myra Blanco
  • Panelists: Shaun Kildare, Research Director, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety; Anne Marie Lewis, Director of Safety and Technology Policy, Auto Alliance; Douglas Campbell, President, Automotive Safety Council; Paul Scullion, Senior Manager, Vehicle Safety and Connected Automation, Global Automakers; Alex Epstein, Director, Transportation Safety, National Safety Council

12:15 PM

Lunch Break

1:30 - 2:15 PM

100-series Breakout: FMVSS Nos. 108, 110, 111, 126 – Translation Update
  • Moderator: Michelle Chaka
  • Presenters – Translation Updates: Loren Stowe; Kevin Kefauver, Project Director, Virginia Tech and The Global Center for Automotive Performance Simulation; Luke Neurauter, Group Leader, Connected & Advanced Vehicle Systems, VTTI

1:30 - 2:30 PM

200-series Breakout: FMVSS No. 208 – Rear Seat Testing
  • Moderator and Presenter: Warren Hardy
  • Presenter – Testing Overview: Andrew Kemper, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech and Lab Director, VT-CIB
  • Presenter – Modeling Overview: Costin Untaroiu, Associate Professor, Virginia Tech and VT-CIB
Break

2:30 - 4:15 PM

100-Series Breakout: Test Procedure Overview
  • Moderator: Loren Stowe
  • Presenter – Vehicle Based Test Methods: Loren Stowe
  • Presenters – Non-vehicle Based Test Methods: Michelle Chaka, Kevin Kefauver

2:45 - 3:15 PM

200-series Breakout: Seating Location Selection
  • Moderator and Presenter: Warren Hardy
Break

4:30 - 5:30 PM

100 Series Breakout: Test Method Evaluation Assessment
  • Moderators: Loren Stowe, Michelle Chaka, and Kevin Kefauver
  • Panelists: Gurunath Vemulakonda, Principal Engineer, Automotive Safety Office: Advanced Rulemaking and Strategy, Ford Motor Company David Liu, Manager, Regulatory Safety Affairs, Honda; Michael Plotzke, Senior Regulatory Engineer, General Motors; Barbara Wendling, Principal Engineer – Automated Driving, Mercedes Benz Research and Development North America; Andrew Christensen, Sr. Manager, Nissan Technical Center North America

3:25 - 5:30 PM

200-series Breakout: Novel Seating Configurations
  • Moderator and Presenter: Warren Hardy
  • Panelists: Joe Kanianthra, President, Active Safety Engineering LLC; Douglas Stein, Global Test Director, Autoliv, Inc.; Kurt Driscoll, Validation Engineer, Safety & Regulations, Faurecia Automotive Seating; Priya Prasad, President, Priya Prasad Consulting; Amanda Prescott, Head of Homologation, Zoox Inc.

5:30 PM

Adjourn

Thursday, November 29

8:00 AM

Atrium
Check in (Photo ID Required)

9:00 AM

Atrium
  • Opening Remarks: Myra Blanco
  • Presenters – Crash Avoidance Debrief: Michelle Chaka, Loren Stowe
  • Presenter – Crashworthiness and Occupant Protection Debrief: Warren Hardy

10:15 AM

Break

10:30 AM

Atrium
  • Next Steps: Myra Blanco
  • Closing Remarks: TBD

12:00 PM

Adjourn