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ITU Workshop on "The Turing Test for Autonomous Driving - A Global Performance Standard for AI on our Roads"    
Budapest, Hungary, 10 September 2019 (located within ITU TELECOM World 2019)

Contact: tsbevents@itu.int

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 

Morning: Room 4 Helicopter (Hungexpo)
08:30 - 09:00Registration
09:00 - 09:10Welcome Address & Opening Remarks
09:10 - 10:30Impact session 1: State of the Art of Autonomous Driving
This session will explore the state of the art of the Autonomous Driving technology landscape, looking at where they stand today and where they might go in the future from a ​business, operational, testing and regulatory perspective.

Moderator: Frederic Werner, Head, Strategic Engagement Division, TSB, ITU [ Biography ]

Keynote presentations:
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 13:00Impact Session 2: State of Play on AV Road Safety
This session consist of two interactive panels which will explore the current state of play of Autonomous Driving use cases as well as the latest AV road safety research, standards initiatives and alliances.
11:00 - 12:15Panel 1: Autonomous Driving Pilot Projects and Use Cases

Moderator: Bryn Balcombe, CSO, Roborace & Director, Autonomous Drivers Alliance (ADA)  [ Biography ]

Keynote presentation: Paul Spence, Chief Technologist, McLaren Applied Technologies [ Biography I Presentation ]
12:15 - 13:00Panel 2: Autonomous Vehicle Road Safety Standards Landscape

Moderator: Kirsty Lloyd-Jukes, CEO, Latent Logic [ Biography ]  
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
​ ​Afternoon: Congress Room of the Expo Congress Hotel
14:00 - 15:30Interactive Workshop: Roadmap for an autonomous vehicle ‘Turing Test’
Inputs from impact sessions will be used to run an inter-active workshop where the participants will brainstorm together and break out into teams to jointly generate the first roadmap for international collaboration on creating top-down performance standards for AI on our roads.

Moderator: Bryn Balcombe, CSO, Roborace and Director, Autonomous Drivers Alliance (ADA) [ Biography I Presentation ]
14:00 - 14:30​Roundtable discussion 1

What is needed to establish a minimal acceptable performance level to ensure that AI systems continually perform at the level of a competent and careful human driver?
14:30 - 15:15Group work & presentation of results

Participants break out into groups of 5-8 to brainstorm, identify requirements and present results back to the workshop.
15:15 - 15:45Coffee Break
15:45 - 16:15​Roundtable discussion 2

How do we create a roadmap to ensure trusted and widespread, socially acceptable, deployment of AI systems on our roads?
16:15 - 17:00Group work & presentation of results

Participants break out into groups of 5-8 to brainstorm, identify requirements and present results back to the workshop.
17:00 - 17:30Summary of findings and presentation of the first roadmap for an autonomous vehicle ‘Turing Test’

Moderator: Bryn Balcombe, CSO, Roborace and Director, Autonomous Drivers Alliance (ADA) [ Biography ]

 *To be confirmed