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Electric, Hydrogen, Autonomous? Hope, Hype, Reality of New Modes of Transport
MF Digital: Prof Sparrow, Prof Sweatman, A/Prof Legacy
Dr Jonathan Spear
July 23, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pmFree – $20.00
Electric cars are here, there’s lots of hype about hydrogen, and self-driving cars may be just around the corner.
When will we get them? How will they work? Are they safe? What will they mean for our cities? Who wins and who loses from their arrival?
We are delighted to have three distinguished experts join us to help answer these questions from distinctly different perspectives.
Robert Sparrow is Professor of Philosophy at Monash University and an expert in the real-world ethical implications of science and technology. Peter Sweatman is Enterprise Professor in Transport Technologies at the University of Melbourne with deep international experience in the development of automated and zero emission vehicles. Crystal Legacy is Associate Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Melbourne and has published widely on urban transport politics and planning.
Join us for this discussion on changes to how we move that will affect us all – and happen more rapidly than you might expect.
As a Zoom event, there will be ample opportunity for you to bring your burning questions and ethical conundrums about the future of transport.
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