Perfecting Autonomous Food Delivery in U.S. States

Mar 14, 2022

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

Industry and policy leaders come together in this panel to share the challenges and opportunities presented by autonomous food delivery robots. Last-mile delivery startup Refraction AI's CEO Luke Schneider will discuss their customer acquisition strategy and how they are designing an engaging customer experience for the public. Connected vehicle policy expert Michele Mueller (MDOT) and legal expert Tifani Sadek (University of Michigan) will join Refraction AI in analyzing how the policy environment in Michigan and Texas shaped the deployment of their service. The panel will conclude with a discussion identifying the developments needed in technology and policy to enable ubiquitous and accessible robotic delivery. Beep boop beep: your order for the technology of the future has arrived!

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Michele Mueller

Michigan Department Of Transportation

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Tifani Sadek

University of Michigan Law School

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Luke Schneider

Refraction AI

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