Join Exponent at the ABA 2024 Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation Conference

Scottsdale, AZ

April 11 - 12, 2024
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The ABA 2024 Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation Conference is where the nation's leading motor vehicle product liability experts and industry professionals gather. Consultants from Exponent will be speaking and attending this event that highlights new regulatory, technical, and legal developments affecting litigation in the US.

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"Are We Finally There Yet? The Road to Automation: Managing the Transition to Level 3"

Thursday, april 11 | 10:20-11 A.M.

Panelists: Iiona Scully, Ph.D., C.X.L.T., Managing Scientist, Human Factors, Sean Scally, Senior Associate, Vehicle Engineering 

In a discussion moderated by Todd Croftchik, Esq., Managing Counsel, Toyota Motor North America, Exponent's Iiona Scully, Ph.D., CXLT, and Sean Scally will speak alongside Brian Thompson, Esq., Managing Counsel, Lucid Motors about some of the key challenges and considerations that come with developing and deploying L3 ADS technologies.

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"Rapid EV Deployment in the Marketplace: Risks, Hazards, Secondary Injury — and the Claims that May Follow"

THURSDAY, april 11 | 2 P.M.-2:30 P.M. 

Panelists: Michelle Kuykendal, Ph.D., P.E., C.F.E.I., Principal Engineer, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Sneha Lele, Ph.D., P.E., Senior Managing Engineer, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Exponent's Michelle Kuykendal, Ph.D., P.E., C.F.E.I. and Sneha Lele, Ph.D., P.E., will lead a dynamic discussion alongside Jeff Patterson, Esq., Bowman and Brooke LLP, on the multitude of failure modes that may be associated with EVs, their integrated battery packs, and high-voltage electric drivetrains.