IIN & Continental Tech Talk: Understanding challenges and uncovering opportunities with 5G and V2X

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April 14, 2022

10:00 am - 12:00 pm


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Join the Illinois Innovation Network and Continental Automotive for an engaging discussion aimed at uncovering opportunities with 5G and V2X. Leaders from the IIN and Continental will share key insights and discuss some of the challenges.


Connected Cars: What Works, What Doesn’t, and What’s Next
Robert Gee
Senior Manager Portfolio Development, Connected Vehicle Solutions Architecture and Networking Business Area, Continental Automotive

Expected Effects of Connected Vehicles During Emergencies
Ryan Fries
Professor and Chair of Civil Engineering, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Integrated Sensing and Communication with Millimeter Wave Full Duplex Systems
Besma Smida
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois Chicago

Human Learning and Technology Adoption
Isaac Chang
Assistant Professor of Technology, Illinois State University

Andrew Krehmeyer
Senior Manager Innovation and Portfolio Development, Future Architectures and E2E Solutions, Continental Automotive

Sarah O’Brien, Moderator
Director of Research Development, University of Illinois Chicago


About the IIN
The Illinois Innovation Network is a structured collaborative of 15 hubs that includes all 12 of Illinois’ public universities. The IIN drives inclusive and integrated research, innovation, and economic development across Illinois. It fosters collaboration, increases capacity, and integrates systems in education, research, and innovation by connecting people, organizations, and resources.

About Continental
Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent, and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic, and transportation. In 2021, Continental generated sales of more than €33.8 billion and currently employs more than 190,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.


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