Past Event

Moving America Forward

WednesdayOctober 24 - 25, 2018 Penn | Paid Event Register Here
Singh Center for Nanotechnology
3205 Walnut Street
19104 Philadelphia , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
Contact Information
  • Raymond P. Martinez
    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
  • Leslie Richards
    Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

On October 24-25, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Mobility21 U.S. DoT National University Transportation Center, in partnership with the PRECISE Center, at the University of Pennsylvania will be hosting a two-day event entitled “Moving America Forward: Next Generation of Truck Freight Transport Summit.” Top experts from government, companies, and academia, in the goods movement industry, will be giving presentations and hosting discussions about the challenges and opportunities in implementing infrastructure changes and commercializing trucking technologies (e.g., self-driving systems, alternative fuels and power trains, digitization, and structural changes) in the near future. 

Keynote speakers:

  • Raymond P. Martinez, Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
  • Leslie Richards, Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. 

A full list of the presenters and panelists is available on the PRECISE website. Attendees will include truck OEMs, tech developers, toll road developers, online retailers, investment bankers, shippers, logistics operators, academia, government officials and transportation regulators.

The agenda includes topics such as:

  • Automation, Vehicle Connectivity & Platooning
  • Electrification & Fueling Future Freight
  • Financing Interstate 2.0
  • Digitization in Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Logistics of the Last Mile
  • Employment & Environmental Impacts
  • Freight Transportation Market and Pilot Studies of A New Operating Model/Platform for Dedicated, High-Speed Lanes