5 speakers 15 minutes each

Lawrence D. Burns

On the quest to build the driverless car

Lawrence D. Burns was a professor of engineering at the University of Michigan and served as corporate vice president of Research & Development and Strategic Planning at General Motors, where he oversaw GM’s advanced technology, innovation programs, and corporate strategy. He now serves as an advisor to the Google Self-Driving Car and is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering. He lives in Franklin, Michigan.