Canadian Automated Vehicles Institute Launched

Barrie Kirk

USC Board Member Barrie Kirk, is a co-founder and the Executive Director of CAVCOE (formerly the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence). In his capacity as a consultant and speaker,
he has assisted many public and private sector organizations prepare for the AV era. This led to the creation of The Canadian Automated Vehicle Institute – CAVI, a new Canadian national institute to help develop and implement national strategies in the automated vehicles (AV) and connected vehicles (CV) ecosystem. CAVI will be an industry-led not-for-profit association open to all public and private sector organizations involved in any way with the AV/CV ecosystem. The formal launch is planned for early 2019.