The Transformational Transportation Technologies Workshop will feature Ben Pierce of HDR Inc. The event will be held 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, February 3, at the MPO office, 420 Watson Powell Jr. Way, Suite 200, Des Moines. The event is free and open to the public.

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About the Speaker

Pierce is an industry expert in the emerging field of autonomous and connected vehicles (AV/CV). Based in Columbus, Ohio, Ben is a national thought leader drawing on more than 25 years of experience with transportation technology. Ben’s vision and understanding of transportation technology made him a key contributor to Columbus, Ohio’s successful Smart City Challenge application.

Discussion Topics

• Autonomous and Connected Vehicles –
Technologies Update, Adoption Rates
• Other Cutting Edge Transportation Technologies
• Future Proofing Your Design
• Upcoming Grant Opportunities
• Smart Cities Update
• Question and Answer