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Crash Course in Vehicle Technology and Driverless Cars

03/12/2018 —

A New Joint Seminar on July 19-20, 2018

  • Are you interested in knowing how the latest in vehicle safety technology may affect auto frequency and severity?
  • Are you curious about how the increasing prevalence of autonomous (or semi-autonomous) vehicles will shape the insurance industry over the coming decades?

The CAS along with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) are proud to announce an all-new educational offering regarding the rapidly evolving world of vehicle technology and its impact on the insurance industry. This 1.5-day event will take place July 19 – 20, 2018 in Ruckersville, VA at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety – Vehicle Research Center.

In addition to benefiting from the extensive work and knowledge that IIHS, HLDI and CAS members working in this field have on the topics of advancements in vehicle technology and driverless cars, the event will also include a live crash test, as well as an opportunity for attendees to experience the latest in vehicle safety technology first hand on IIHS/HLDI’s test track!

The following sessions will be offered, as well as a panel discussion of insurance industry participants on the practical implications of changes in vehicle tech:

  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems: the Latest Research from IIHS and HLDI
  • How Are Insurers Preparing? An Insurance Executive Panel Discussion
  • Automated Vehicle Liability: Game Theory meets Actuarial Science
  • Automated Vehicles: A Case for Collaboration
  • The Chaotic Middle: Automobile Insurance in the Era of Autonomous Vehicles
  • The Ethics of Driverless Cars
  • The Implications of Recent Technological Development on Severity

Mark your calendars now! Registration is set to open in April.

Attendance will be limited to about 100, so interested members should consider registering early.

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