Autonomous Vehicles and the City

October 15, 2018. A Symposium Developing Policies and Plans for Livability

How will smart mobility impact our cities? What kind of policy do we need to ensure sustainability and resilience? 

On October 15, 2018 the University of San Francisco will host its' second annual symposium focusing on the many ways that technology and innovation are reshaping how we move through our cities.


University of San Francisco, McLaren Conference Center
2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117

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The event brings together national leaders in business, policy, and academia, to dialogue how we can innovate cities in the new mobility future focusing on economic growth, energy and the environment, land use and design, social justice, and management and participatory governance.

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Expert Panel Discussions

  • energy transitions
  • participatory governance
  • finance
  • social justice
  • virtual / augmented reality

Representative Speakers

  • Giovanni Circella, 3 Revolutions
  • Ellie Casson, Waymo
  • Myra Madriz, Gehl Architects
  • Matt Mahan, Brigade
  • Ralph McLaughlin, VeritasUrbis
  • Becky Steckler, Urbanism Next
  • Jill North, City of San Jose
  • Ryan Popple, Proterra
  • Debs Schrimmer, Lyft
  • Tony Seba, Stanford Univ.

Organizing Committee

  • William Riggs (Chair), School of Management, University of San Francisco
  • Giovanni Circella, 3 Revolutions
  • Michael Boswell, Cal Poly SLO
  • Asha Weinstein Agrawal, San Jose State
  • Andrea Broaddus, Bosch
  • Nico Larco, University of Oregon
  • Hilary Nixon, San Jose State University
  • Joshua Karlin-Resnick, Nelson Nygaard
  • Melissa Ruhl, Arup
  • Gerry Tierney, Perkins+Will 

Tentative Schedule

0745-0815 Registration
0815-0900 Plenary Speaker

0900-1015 Session 1 – Economics, Energy & the Environment
1030-1145 Session 2 – Economics, Energy & the Environment
1145-1300 Session 3 – Labor, Real Estate & Social Justice
1300-1400 Lunch Speaker / Response Panel

Session 4 – Design
Session 5 – Management

Policy Workshop 1 – Design
Policy Workshop 2 – Management

1630-1700 Report Out / Wrap Up

1700-1830 Reception


Sponsorships support the event along with the University of San Francisco mission to promote academically rigorous, socially responsible learning with a global perspective that educates leaders who fashion a more humane and just world.

The sponsorships – which are flexible and can be structured to meet the needs of your company’s giving guidelines – are available at the $5000, $3500, $2500, $1500 or $500 levels, and includes opportunities to host lunch / receptions and videography.

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Autonomous Vehicles and the City

October 15, 2018

University of San Francisco
McLaren Conference Center
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117