PACTS’ annual autumn conference will focus on driverless cars and give delegates hands-on experience of the new technology behind autonomous vehicles.
The event will take be held in Berkshire at Thatcham Research, the motor insurers’ safety body, on 22 October.
The conference coincides with the Government’s review of regulations for driverless cars and the Transport Select Committee inquiry, Motoring of the Future. It will be chaired by professor Pete Thomas from Loughborough University.
Speakers will address the legal, insurance and technical issues surrounding driverless cars. A range of outdoor and indoor displays will include the chance to drive Thatcham’s range of cars fitted with autonomous emergency braking and other advance driver assistance systems. Organisations wanting to exhibit new technology or promote their expertise should contact PACTS to get involved.
More details about the event will be posted regularly on PACTS’ website.