GM CEO to keynote Detroit forum on 'smart' cars

David Shepardson

General Motors CEO Mary Barra will deliver a keynote speech opening a five-day conference on the future of intelligent transportation in Detroit in September as the issue takes growing importance.

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America said Thursday Barra will keynote the 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems on Sept 7. She will address the changing transportation environment around the world as well as the rapidly evolving technology of connected, autonomous, and electric vehicles. GM also confirmed Barra will speak at the event.

The conference is expected to attract more than 10,000 international business, government, and research leaders to discuss the latest transportation innovations and share ideas and strategies for advancing the development and deployment of intelligent transportation solutions to solve the world’s transportation challenges.

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Detroit News