YPT Global Transportation Priorities: Autonomous Vehicles in the 21st Century

Autonomous Vehicles and the Futureof Global Sustainable Mobility

Immediate Release 

Mar 10, 2022 

Contact: Info@yptransportation.org & Chair@yptransportation.org

Young Professionals in Transportation International 

Young Professionals in Transportation International Launches the YPT Global Transportation Priorities (GTP) Series to Start a Global Conversation on Autonomous Vehicles for Young Professionals in the 21st Century

A flagship event will kick off the GTP Series with YPT Chair & CEO, William Wang, discussing the potential impact of autonomous vehicles on global sustainable mobility 

Young Professionals in Transportation today announced the launch of a new YPT flagship series called YPT Global Transportation Priorities. The series, developed by YPT Chair & CEO William Wang, aims to facilitate global discussions on critical transportation issues facing society in the 21st century. The first of the series will focus on autonomous vehicles in the 21st century. 

The first event in the Autonomous Vehicle Series will be held on March 24th at 5:00 EDT at Cooper Union. Join YPT Chair & CEO William Wang in discussing the future of autonomous vehicles with former NYC Traffic Commissioner, founder and former CEO of Sam Schwartz Engineering, and industry heavyweight Samuel I. Schwartz, a.k.a. Gridlock Sam,. Daniel Weiss, Senior Rail Project Manager at Arup, will moderate. This event will be live-streamed and in-person. The event was developed in partnership with Cooper Union’s student chapters of ITE and IEEE. RSVP for the Livestream or in-person event via the links. 

Autonomous vehicles have the potential to revolutionize the transportation industry and society at large in the 21st century. Will they contribute to a more sustainable and accessible society or will they exacerbate the transportation issues we face today? 

William and Sam will present their visions on the impact of autonomous vehicles on global sustainable mobility. Attendees via livestream and in-person will be able to ask questions to both Sam and William, and engage in the discussion. 

Young Professionals in Transportation International is dedicated to shaping and leading the conversation on the topics and issues of vital importance to young professionals in the transportation industry in the 21st century. YPT is seeking partners and industry organizations to sponsor and support our flagship event series as well as the overall organization. If your organization might be interested in supporting the preeminent organization for young professionals in the transportation industry please reach out to sponsorship@yptransportation.org

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