Seminar: The Age of Self-Driving Cars – a Selfdriven Society


Estonian Government Office in cooperation with Estonian ICT Cluster, ITS Estonia network 
is organizing the seminar
“THE AGE OF SELF-DRIVING CARS – A SELFDRIVEN SOCIETY”

Main objective of the seminar is to initiate public dialogue of how Estonia can benefit from the coming age of a self-driving society.

Date: 02.03.2017 from 9.00-14.00
Place: Kultuurikatel, Põhja pst 27A, Tallinn 

Main themes that will be covered:
Estonian Plans in the Field of Self-Driving Cars:
  o Allan Aksiim / Member of Board at Foundation for Future Technologies
  o Henry Kattago / Deputy Strategy Director at the Government Office of Estonia
- Harnessing the Autonomous Vehicles Revolution for the Benefit of Estonian Companies and Citizens:
  o Sebastien Mure / Representative of Estonian ICT Cluster, ITS Estonia network; Project Manager at GoSwift
- Self-driving cars interacting with the Environment?:
  o Harri Satamala / Project Director of Smarter Mobility at Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
- Steps of Getting Self-Driving Cars to the Streets:
  o Jürgo Vahtra / Head of Technical Department at Estonian Road Administration
- Risks with Self-Driving Cars:
  o Martin Ruubel / CEO of Guardtime
- Who will be responsible when an accident happens between a self-driving car and a pedestrian - plenary discussion.

Moderator of the seminar: Pirko Konsa - the head of the expert group of self-driving vehicles under Estonian Government Office

Seminar is free of charge, but requires pre-registration. Registration is closed. 

Seminar is co-financed under Estonian ICT Cluster project and supported by European Union, European Regional Development Fund.