Our first Self Driving Cars Event was awesome, so we're doing another one. Join Sebastian Thrun and Danny Shapiro for a night of self driving car education covering Stanford's DARPA winning Stanley, to Google's Self Driving Car, and hear the latest from NVIDIA's advancements in autonomous driving research. 

This event is limited to 150 people: The first batch tickets are free. Get on our Early Bird list for future event announcements! 


Sebastian Thrun

"Stanley & Google's Self Driving Car"

Sebastian is a co-Founder of Google X where he started Google’s Autonomous Car program. Previously, he led the development of the robotic vehicle Stanley which won the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge. Sebastian also led Stanford’s AI Lab, and taught in the computer science department at Carnegie Mellon University. He now has set his sights on democratizing higher education with the founding of Udacity and serves as a Research Professor at Stanford University. Sebastian has been named the 5th Most Creative Person in Business (Fast Company), among the 50 Smartest People in Tech (Fortune), and highlighted in 50 Best Inventions of 2010 (Time).

Learn more about Sebastian: robots.stanford.edu



Danny Shapiro

"Accelerating the Race to Self-Driving Cars"

Danny Shapiro is Senior Director of NVIDIA’s Automotive Business Unit, focusing on solutions that enable faster and better design of automobiles, as well as in-vehicle solutions for self-driving cars, infotainment systems, and digital instrument clusters. Danny holds a BSE in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University and an MBA from the Hass School of Business at UC Berkeley. Danny serves on the Advisory Boards for the LA Auto Show, the Connected Car Council and the NVIDIA Foundation which focuses on computational solutions for cancer research.

Danny Shapiro on LinkedIn



We're live streaming this event from Udacity's YouTube Channel.



18.00: Doors Open

18.50: Opening Remarks

19.00: Sebastian Thrun "Stanley & Google's Self Driving Car"

19.45: Danny Shapiro "Accelerating the Race to Self-Driving Cars"

20.15: Panel Q&A Discussion with Speakers

20.40: Make some new friends!

21.30: Doors Close



Udacity: 2465 Latham Street, 3rd Floor.
Mountain View, CA 94040

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In the future, we will help coordinate ride sharing via Waze Carpool

Cal Train: Udacity is 0.6 miles (10 min walk) from San Antonio Station. 

Parking map at Udacity.

Thank you Udacity for hosting us!



Sponsored by Udacity. More info soon.



This event is strictly limited to 150 people. You MUST be pre-registered to attend. Registration must include your first and last name. You will not need to print a paper ticket. We will be checking people in the building lobby. Questions or comments? Tweet to us @SVAIresearch




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