The Eye, The Brain and The Auto

9th  World Research Congress on Health and Modern Mobility:

Autonomous Vehicles, Driver’s Fitness to Function,

and Naturalistic Driving Methods


Virtual Event – December 7-8, 2020

Keynote Speakers:


Collin Castle, P.E., ITS Program Manager, Michigan Department of Transportation, Detroit, MI


Mr. Castle is an experienced specialist with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. Skilled in Traffic Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Highways, Transportation Planning, and Government, he holds a Bachelor of Science focused in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University.




Jennifer Dukarski, J.D., Butzel Long, Ann Arbor, MI,


Ms. Dukarski is a Shareholder based in Butzel Long's Ann Arbor office, practicing in the areas of emerging technology, media and intellectual property. She focuses her practice at the intersection of technology and communications, with an emphasis on the legal issues arising from emerging and disruptive innovation: including biotechnology, product safety, the internet of things, privacy, cybersecurity, blockchain, autonomous vehicles and mobility.



Todd Fletemier, Faurecia Group, Auburn Hill, MI


Mr. Fletemier’s depth of experience with international organizations combined with his vast experience in Product Engineering, Program Management, Manufacturing and Commercial Negotiations has given him a broad knowledge base.



Cynthia Owsley, Ph.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL


Dr. Owsley holds the Nathan E. Miles Chair and is Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, at UAB. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Wheaton College, Massachusetts and received the PhD in Experimental Psychology from Cornell University. Dr. Owsley’s research program focuses on aging-related eye disease and vision impairment.




Trevor Pawl, Chief Mobility Officer, State of Michigan, Detroit, MI


Before coming into this role, Trevor Pawl previously served as Senior Vice President of Business Innovation at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) where he helped lead the State of Michigan’s economic development programs focused on the future of mobility [PlanetM], supply chain [Pure Michigan Business Connect], entrepreneurship and international trade.



Joseph Rizzo, M.D., Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, MA

Dr. Rizzo is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Ophthalmologist who has worked at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary as a Neuro-Ophthalmologist since 1985. Since 2006, Dr. Rizzo has served as Director of the Harvard-wide program in Neuro-Ophthalmology.




Stewart Wang, M.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Dr. Wang is Director of Burn Surgery at the University of Michigan’s ABA-verified Burn Center and Director of the State of Michigan Burn Coordinating Center for Mass Casualty Incidents. He received an AB in History of Science and Medicine from the Yale College and completed his MD at the University of Chicago. He earned a PhD in Molecular Immunology at the University of Pittsburgh during his general surgical residency training. He joined the University of Michigan faculty in 1995. His clinical expertise is in general surgery, acute care surgery, trauma, and burns.





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