Program

May 23, 2011

Time Title Speaker
6:00 PM Cocktail party opens  
7:00 PM Welcome remarks Jeremy Anwyl CEO of Edmunds.com
  Myth: Progress is Linear Dr. Bob Price Sociology Professor at Texas State University
8:00 PM Cocktail party ends  

 

May 24, 2011

Time Title Speaker
8:00 AM Breakfast  
  Driver Psychology Dan Ariely James B. Duke Professor of Behavioral Economics at Duke University (via video)
  Car Design and Ergonomics Donald Norman Usability expert and author of Design of Everyday Things (via video)
8:30 AM Opening remarks Jeremy Anwyl CEO of Edmunds.com
8:45 AM Building a Safety Dialogue David Strickland Administrator of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
9:10 AM 50 Years of Progress in Highway Safety — Where Do We Go From Here? Adrian Lund President of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
9:30 AM Myth: We Know Why People Crash Thomas Dingus Director of the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute
9:45 AM Panel: Myth: Data is Just for Scientists in a Lab Moderator: Russell Perkins Founding and Managing Director of InfoCommerce
Janette Fennell President and founder of KidsAndCars.org
Barbara Harsha Executive Director of Governors Highway Safety Association
Peter Kissinger President of AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
Mark Vizecky Traffic Safety Engineer at Minnesota DOT "Toward Zero Deaths" Program
10:15 AM Myth: Car Safety Concerns are Universal Dr. Ely Dahan James Wei Visiting Professor in Entrepreneurship at Princeton University
10:30 AM Break
11:00 AM Myth: Safer Cars Make Us Safer Dr. Barry Schwartz Dorwin Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action at Swarthmore College and author of The Paradox of Choice
11:15 AM What the Toyota Crisis Taught Us Tim Ogden author of Toyota Under Fire
11:30 AM Myth: A Million Dollars Can Take You a Long Way Les Jackson Radio Host and Engineering Advisor for Edmunds.com Unintended Acceleration Contest
11:45 AM Panel: Myth: You Can't Move Mountains Moderator: Janet Mullins Grissom partner at Peck, Madigan, Jones & Stewart and former Corporate Vice President of Washington Affairs for Ford Motor Company, DC
Dr. Billie Blair President/CEO of Change Strategists, Inc. and author of All the Moving Parts: Organizational Change Management
Joan Claybrook former NHTSA administrator and long-standing consumer safety advocate
Mike Jackson Chairman and CEO of AutoNation
12:30 PM LeaseTrader.com Safety Announcement John Sternal Vice President of Communications and Research for LeaseTrader.com
12:35 PM Lunch
1:35 PM The Next 50 Years: Moving Toward a New Era in Roadway and Vehicle Safety Peter Appel Administrator of DOT's Research and Innovative Technology Administration
2:00 PM Panel: Myth: Drivers are in Control Moderator: Michelle Krebs Senior Editor of Edmunds' AutoObserver.com
Roger Berg Vice President of Wireless Technologies at DENSO's Research Laboratories
Thomas Broberg Senior Safety Adviser for Volvo Car Corporation
Chris Theodore former Vice President of North America Car Product Development for Ford Motor Company and former Senior Vice President of Platform Engineering for Daimler-Chrysler
2:45 PM Break
3:15 PM Myth: Technology Makes Things Easier Dr. Bryan Reimer Associate Director of the New England University Transportation Center and Research Scientist in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology AgeLab
3:30 PM Myth: Drivers Need to Stay Focused Dr. Daphne Bavelier Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Rochester
3:45 PM Myth: Ambiguity Has No Place on our Roads Ben Hamilton-Baillie Architect, urban designer and movement specialist
4:00 PM How Can Safety Advance, Given Challenges and Constraints? Representative John Dingell of MI
4:30 PM Myth: Conferences Never Have Practical Application Jeremy Anwyl CEO of Edmunds.com
5:00 PM Conference ends