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Ojo-Yoshida Report Webinars

February 12, 2024
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Webinar: Cruise Crash Walkthrough Analysis

Phil Koopman's stellar one-hour walkthrough of what happened at the Cruise Robotaxi crash on Oct. 2, 2023.

Panelist: Phil Koopman, safety expert and professor at Carnegie Mellon University

Moderators:
Junko Yoshida, Editor-in-chief, The Ojo-Yoshida Report
Bolaji Ojo, Managing Editor and Publisher, The Ojo-Yoshida Report.

Reference Materials:
Quinn Emanuel Trial Lawyers’ Report
Exponent’s report on “Technical Root Cause Analysis” (attached as Appendix of Quinn Emanuel Report)
Phil Koopman's analysis: “Anatomy of a Robotaxi Crash: Lessons from the Cruise Pedestrian Dragging Mishap.

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January 17, 2024
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Webinar: Preventing Impaired Driving

The Driver Monitoring System is becoming the technology that detects a landscape of impairment behaviors, including drunk driving, drowsiness, distraction, and fatigue.

Panelists:
David Zuby, senior vice president of vehicle research for The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)
J.T. Griffin, principal at the Griffin Strategies and consultant to Seeing Machines
Mike Lenné, chief science & innovation officer, Seeing Machines

Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Editor in Chief, The Ojo-Yoshida Report

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December 14, 2023
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2024: Still Waiting for ‘Something Really Bad’

The failures of some AV makers were obvious. But haven’t regulators also failed us as much, or more?

Guest: Phil Koopman, safety expert and professor at Carnegie Mellon University

Moderators:
Junko Yoshida, Editor-in-chief, The Ojo-Yoshida Report
Bolaji Ojo, Managing Editor and Publisher, The Ojo-Yoshida Report.

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November 14, 2023
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Magna: ‘Let’s Start Saving Lives … Today’

“Saving people’s lives” shouldn’t be a marketing tagline saved for robotaxi companies.

Panelist:
Chris Van Dan Elzen, vice president, radar at Magna International
Tom Herbert,
director, product strategy at Magna International

Moderators:
Junko Yoshida, Editor-in-chief, The Ojo-Yoshida Report
Bolaji Ojo, Managing Editor and Publisher, The Ojo-Yoshida Report.

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November 06, 2023
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At Cruise, What’s Said Internally Counts a Lot

Crisis management 101. What should Cruise be doing right now? We talk to communications expert Jackie Erickson.

Panelist:
Jackie Erickson, communications and government affairs expert

Moderators:
Junko Yoshida, Editor-in-chief, The Ojo-Yoshida Report
Bolaji Ojo, Managing Editor and Publisher, The Ojo-Yoshida Report.

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October 27, 2023
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Cruise's Survival Hangs in The Balance?

Cruise should reassess, improve safety, transparency and trust in the system. But what if there’s not enough money to pay for all those good deeds?

Panelist:
Bryan Reimer, research scientist. MIT
Moderator:
Junko Yoshida, Editor-in-chief, The Ojo-Yoshida Report

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September 11, 2023
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Video Podcast: Can Laws Reverse Public Mistrust of AV?

The Ojo Yoshida Report video podcast: Can Laws Reverse Public Mistrust of AV

Panelists:
William H. Widen, Professor, University of Miami School of Law
Philip Koopman, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering,  Carnegie Mellon University
Moderators:
Junko Yoshida, Editor-in-chief, The Ojo-Yoshida Report
Bolaji Ojo, Managing Editor and Publisher, The Ojo-Yoshida Report.

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July 28, 2023
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Web Panel: The Human Factor in Aviation & Vehicle Autonomy

The Ojo Yoshida Report webinar: The Human Factor in Aviation & Vehicle Autonomy

Panelists:
Mike Lenné, Chief Science & Innovation Officer, Seeing Machines
Matt Gray, Former Captain, Qantas
Bryan Reimer, Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, AgeLab
Moderators:
Junko Yoshida, Editor-in-chief, The Ojo-Yoshida Report
Bolaji Ojo, Managing Editor and Publisher, The Ojo-Yoshida Report.

Sponsored by Seeing Machines

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March 22, 2023
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Automation in Cars: Promises & Fallacies

The Ojo-Yoshida Report presented a live panel discussion on one of the hottest topics in the automotive industry: “Automation in Cars: Opportunities, Promises and Fallacies.”

Panelists:
Phil Koopman, safety expert and associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University
Colin Barnden, principal analyst at Semicast Research
Junko Yoshida, veteran electronics industry watcher and co-founder/editor-in-chief of The Ojo-Yoshida Report.
Moderator:
Bolaji Ojo, publisher of The Ojo-Yoshida Report.

On Wednesday, March 22, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. EST our panel brought together three of the industry’s foremost experts on Automated Driving. They will addressed the weighty issues facing automakers, regulators and consumers as the auto industry attempts to bring more automated features to driving. Panelists spoke on the growing confusion over different SAE levels, regulatory and legal challenges, consumer protection and the pitfalls associated with hands-free driving.

The webinar featured Phil Koopman, safety expert and associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University, Colin Barnden, principal analyst at Semicast Research, and Junko Yoshida, veteran electronics industry watcher and co-founder/editor-in-chief of The Ojo-Yoshida Report. The webinar moderator was veteran journalist Bolaji Ojo, publisher of The Ojo-Yoshida Report.

Sponsored by Seeing Machines

January 5, 2023
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The Spinning Wheel of Technology – On the Road to Trusted Mobility

The panel, titled “The Spinning Wheel of Technology – On the Road to Trusted Mobility”, will address the trends, research, and innovation in the new automotive safety era where active safety technology is advancing. The safety paradigm has changed – in the past, passengers were considered safe when inside of a safe vehicle. Now, whether someone is inside or outside of a vehicle, they are considered safe when surrounding vehicles are equipped with active safety.

October 5, 2022
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“From AR/VR to Metaverse”

The latest McKinsey research shows that the metaverse has the potential to generate up to $5 trillion in value by 2030. It's an opportunity too big to ignore. [source]

The Metaverse may be the next “Big Thing” of the information age. It has sparked controversies and a bucketload of questions, amongst them: what exactly is the Metaverse; what are its components; how do Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality play into it; what are the potential applications; who will drive its adoption and how will it impact business and social lives?

Silicon Catalyst in conjunction with the Ojo-Yoshida Report assembled a panel of experts to offer insights into the Metaverse and help answer questions on the minds of observers and the potential early adopters. Join our next Thought Leadership Webinar on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, for an engaging focus on the Metaverse and AR/VR.

JOIN ILLUSTRIOUS PANELISTS:

Moderators:
Junko Yoshida
, Editor-in-Chief of The Ojo-Yoshida Report
Bolaji Ojo, Publisher & Managing Editor of The Ojo-Yoshida Report

Panelists:
Kelly Peng
, CEO of Kura Technologies - Developer of an augmented reality system designed to build the next generation AR optics and display modules
DP Prakash, an IBM and GlobalFoundries veteran and co-CEO of the innovation startup Youtopian
Neil Trevett, vice president, developer ecosystems at Nvidia, and chair of Metaverse Standards Forum