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Applications for the Environment: Real-Time Information Synthesis (AERIS) User Needs Workshop

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Agenda – March 14-15th, 2012

Wednesday, March 14TH, 2012 – “IMAGINE THE FUTURE”

  • Welcome and Introductions (M. Pincus) - 9:00 am - 9:05 am
  • Workshop Overview and Introduction of Subject Matter Experts (W. Wiggins) - 9:05 am - 9:35 am
    • Workshop Schedule, Goals, and Roles
    • Introduction of Subject Matter Experts
    • What is your area of expertise and its application to connected vehicles and/or the environment/sustainability?
  • AERIS Program Overview and Status (R. Ferlis) - 9:35 am - 10:00 am
    • USDOT Connected Vehicle Research and AERIS Program Overview
    • AERIS Program Accomplishments
  • Imagine the Future – AERIS Transformative Concepts (M. Pincus) - 10:00 am – 10:45 am
    • “Imagine the Future”
    • Introduction to the AERIS Transformative Concepts
    • The AERIS Delta and the need for a Basic Environmental Message (BEM)
  • Break - 10:45 am - 11:00 am
  • Roundtable Discussion with Subject Matter Experts: “City 2.0” (All) - 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Open roundtable discussion with the Subject Matter Experts and the audience
      • What is your vision for a sustainable city of the future that incorporates the connected vehicle paradigm?
  • Lunch - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • SAE J2735 Message Sets and Their Relevance to the AERIS Program  (R. Glassco) - 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
    • SAE J2735 Overview
    • Basic Safety Message (BSM) and Probe Messages
    • Initial List of relevant BSM and BEM Data Elements
    • Open Discussion
  • Roundtable Discussion with Subject Matter Experts: Data and Communication Needs for Connected Vehicles (All) - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Open roundtable discussion with the Subject Matter Experts and the audience
      • What data are currently being used, or may be used in the future, to support a connected vehicle deployment for the environment?
      • Is there a need for a Basic Environmental Message (BEM)? If yes, what data elements should be in the BEM?
      • What are the communication needs to support a connected vehicle deployment for the environment?
  • Day 2 Overview and Closing Remarks (M. Pincus) - 4:00 pm – 4:05 pm

Thursday, March 15TH, 2012 – “ENGINEER THE FUTURE”

  • Welcome and Day 1 Recap (M. Pincus) - 9:00 am - 9:15 am
  • Concept of Operations and Information Flow  Diagrams (J. Schneeberger) - 9:15 am - 9:45 am
    • Overview/Introduction to Concept of Operations
    • Introduction of Potential Actors/Users
    • Presentation of a Sample Information Flow Diagram
    • Expectations from the Break-out Sessions
  • Break - 9:45 am - 10:00 am
  • Break-out Session #1 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    • Overview of the Eco-Signal Operations Transformative Concept
    • Review related Applications
    • Identify Actors
    • Review AERIS Transformative Concept Information Flow Diagrams
    • Elicit User Needs for the AERIS Transformative Concept through Storyboards
  • Reports from Break-out Session #1 - 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
  • Lunch - 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Break-out Session #2 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Overview of the Low Emissions Zone or Eco-Lanes Transformative Concept
    • Review related Applications
    • Identify Actors
    • Review AERIS Transformative Concept Information Flow Diagrams
    • Elicit User Needs for the AERIS Transformative Concept through Storyboards
  • Break - 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
  • Reports from Break-out Session #2 - 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm
  • Next Steps and Closing Remarks (M. Pincus) - 3:45 pm – 4:00 pm
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