Learn from Expert Richard Wallace: How Vehicle Technology is Changing Your Business

Richard Wallace

Richard Wallace

Auto Glass Week™ 2015 has announced Richard Wallace, M.S., director of the Transportation Systems Analysis group within the Center for Automotive Research (CAR), will give the presentation on How Vehicle Technology is Changing Your Business | Part 1: How Technology Will Change Vehicles on September 30, 2015 from 10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

He has 22 years of experience designing, conducting, and managing transportation projects and research. Wallace leads CAR’s connected and automated vehicle efforts for the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, CAR’s automotive industry partners, the Federal Highway Administration, and other organizations. He has led past projects for AAA National, the Michigan International Speedway, DENSO, and many other organizations. His work has been published in Transportation Research Record and other publications, and he is a past president of the Intelligent Transportation Society of Michigan and currently serves on its board of directors.

Wednesday, September 30 | 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | How Vehicle Technology is Changing Your Business | Part 1: How Technology Will Change Vehicles

It’s almost too much to fathom, let alone plan for: automated driver-assist systems, connected cars, data collection and reporting, accident avoidance systems, V2V technology, driver impairment recognition technology, external airbags, alternative fuel cells, infotainment systems, laser lights, self-driving and self-parking cars. Add to that the new aluminum and other bodied vehicles and the experimental use of magnifying glass and solar cells to power cars, and it’s easy to see why the car of the future will look nothing like the car of today. And that means the automotive glass business will look nothing like it does today. This two-part session begins with an overview of all the changes in auto design that will hit the market in the next few years, with a special focus on those technologies that will affect the glass industry.

Wallace is just one of the many speakers and seminars you could learn from at this year’s event.

Educational seminars are tentative and subject to change. To view full descriptions and further details, please click here.

Take advantage of this opportunity to hear from the innovators in our industry. Register now to take part in the full educational offerings. Pre-registration discounts end September 8.

Join us in Reno and benefit from the event that is educationally driven, professionally focused and dedicated to success every year. To learn more about Auto Glass Week, visit www.autoglassweek.com.

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