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Autonomous Vehicles and the City 2024

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Join us for an afternoon focused on automation and innovation for public good.

Autonomous vehicles have the potential to revolutionize transportation in our cities, offering increased accessibility and efficiency in our urban transport systems. The 8th Autonomous Vehicles and the City symposium at The Commonwealth Club World Affairs of California will feature global discussions from senior executives and experts across the AV industry and the public sector. From integrating automation and AI within public transit systems to optimizing resources like curbs and city rights-of-way for autonomous vehicle operations to reduce vehicle miles traveled, the conference will touch on the variety of ways AV platforms are being used to serve diverse populations and help global cities meet climate goals.


This program has 2 types of tickets available: in-person and online-only. Please pre-register to receive a link to the live-stream event.

If you have symptoms of illness (coughing, fever, etc.), we ask that you either stay home or wear a mask. Our front desk has complimentary masks for members and guests who would like one.

Commonwealth Club World Affairs of California is a nonprofit public forum; we welcome donations made during registration to support the production of our programming.

Hosted by the University of San Francisco School of Management. In partnership with The Commonwealth Club of California

All ticket sales are final and nonrefundable.

Fri, May 10 / 1:30 PM PDT

The Commonwealth Club of California
110 The Embarcadero
Taube Family Auditorium
San Francisco, CA 94105
United States


Speakers include senior executives and thought leaders from: Zoox, University of San Francisco, UC Davis, Open Mobility Foundation, USDOT, Waymo and others.

Moderator TBA


1 p.m. doors open & check-in
1:30 p.m. opening remarks & overview of conference
1:50 p.m. introductory keynote
2:30 p.m. Panel 1: The Future of Streetscape Management and VMT Reduction
3:30 p.m. Panel 2: Sensors, Software: Detection & Driving Behavior
4:30 p.m. closing keynote / fireside chat


$15 members
$25 nonmembers
Free for Leadership Circle members and students 
Free for members
$10 nonmembers
Free for Leadership Circle members and students