• TransForum 2018: The Next Big Thing

    • Share:
    Name: TransForum 2018: The Next Big Thing
    Date: June 22, 2018
    Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM MDT
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:

    Smart Commute Metro North Presents
    TransForum 2018: The Next Big Thing
    Ready? Or Not?

    When it comes to trends that drive society, technology isn't just behind the wheel: it's pushing the gas pedal. The presence and performance of autonomous vehicles, sustainable communities, and the IoT has accelerated over the past decade,and that pace is only escalating.

    As new technologies emerge within transportation, how will we plan for the impacts on public policy, business models, infrastructure, and society?  How will transportation innovations transform not only how we move, but how we live? The autonomous future is ahead.  Are we ready? Or not?

    Hosted at Panasonic's headquarters at 61st & Peña Station, TransForum 2018 will highlight industry experts and will include the following:
    • RoadX Presentation focused on Panasonic's V2V and V2X Communications Command Center
    • Self-Guided Tours of Panasonic's Smart City Innovation Showcase, an integrated, interactive exhibit featuring smart community spaces and other revolutionary technology
    • Rides on EasyMile EZ10 Electric Autonomous Shuttle
    • Guided Tour of Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Simulation and its retro-fitted vehicles 


    • 11:00 a.m.: Registration Opens

    • 11:30 a.m.: Buffet Lunch

    • 11:45 a.m.: Welcome to TransForum

    • 12:00 p.m.: Feature Presentations

    • 1:15 – 2:00 p.m.: Panasonic Tours (see descriptions below)

    Guided Tour of Panasonic's V2X Virtual Reality Simulation 

    This session provides insight into next-generation approaches to V2X data simulation using a variety of V2X hardware in combination with Virtual Reality. This VR capability will be demonstrated using a simulated test track outside of a virtual Panasonic CityNOW headquarters building. Also on display will be portions of the Panasonic connected vehicle fleet with working V2X hardware.


    • Ryan Rice, “Advanced Mobility & Emerging Transportation Technologies: Colorado is Ready!”
    • Chris Armstrong, “R2D2? Nope…So last century! Now it’s V2V and V2X”

    Self-Guided Tours

    • Ride on the EasyMile EZ10 Electric Autonomous Shuttle 
    • Walk the streets of CityNOW Smart City
    • View demonstrations of deployed technologies within the Innovation Showcase 
    • Explore the Sports & Entertainment District and Expo Hall

    This event would not be possible without the support of our community?s movers and shakers. We would like to say thank you to all the sponsors of TransForum2018.

    Presenting Sponsors: Panasonic and CDOT
    Championing Sponsors: RTD, United Power, WSP
    Partner Sponsors: VanGo, Dodge Sign Company, Charge Ahead Colorado, Felsburg, Holt, & Ullevig, Commute With Enterprise
    Panasonic Headquarters
    6144 North Panasonic Way
    Denver, CO
    Date/Time Information:
    June 22, 2018
    11 am - 2 pm

    Contact Information:
    Cathy Bird - Smart Commute
    Ticket Pricing:
    Smart Commute Members - $75
    ACED Members - $75
    Metro North Chamber Members - $75

    Non-Members - $90

    Sponsorship Options:
    Set a Reminder:
    Enter your email address below to receive a reminder message.