Legal Perspective on Autonomous Ships, Vehicles, and Shipping

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Marine Board Spring Meeting Focus Session

Washington, D.C.

May 24, 2017
1:30–4:30 p.m.
[Past Event]

Blank Rome Associate Sean Pribyl will speak at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (“NASEM”) Marine Board Spring Meeting Focus Session on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Keck Center of the National Academies in Washington, D.C.

Mr. Pribyl’s presentation will be on “Legal Perspective on Autonomous Ships, Vehicles, and Shipping.” Other topics to be covered in the session include:

  • Automotive Autonomy State-of-the-Art—Dr. James R. Sayer, Director and Research Scientist University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
  • Technologist’s Perspective—Dr. Thomas Porathe, Professor Norwegian Technical University of Science
  • Ship Operator’s Perspective—Captain George A. Quick, Vice President International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots
  • Ship Regulator’s Perspective—Captain Scott Smith, Chief of Office of Navigation Systems U.S. Coast Guard

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