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MEDIA INVITE-2017 Florida Automated Vehicles Summit

Media Advisory and Save the Date: November 3, 2017 Industry Leaders from Around the World Convene in Tampa for the 5th Annual Florida Automated Vehicles Summit.


Tampa, FL -- (ReleaseWire) -- 11/03/2017 --As part of the 2017 Florida Automated Vehicles (FAV) Summit, the Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) invites the media to participate in automated vehicle demonstrations including ride-alongs and one-on-one interviews with industry experts on emerging autonomous technologies.

Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017
7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Location: Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, Florida 33607

Media will have exclusive access to:

Live demonstrations and ride-along showcasing connected and automated technologies that will provide a visualization of the positive impacts these technologies will have on Florida roadways.

Interviews with industry experts and participating companies including: Tesla, Starksy Robotics, Micro Systems, Traffic Tech Services, Stantec/HART, THEA's Connected Vehicle Pilot Project, Proterra, Peleton, SWRI, GM, Nissan, Tampa Downtown Partnership, Starship Technologies, Florida Institute of Technology, Audi, and Florida Atlantic University.

At 8:00 am, HART, Stantec, Coast Autonomous, & FDOT to announce a local innovative partnership and unveil a new autonomous vehicle.

Media RSVP: Sally Dee, 813-789-7122

Directions: Please meet at the Pavilion tent in the rear parking lot. A continental breakfast will be served along with demonstrator tours.

For more information on the 2017 FAV Summit, visit