7th December 2022
Future of Technology: Are self-driving vehicles still a fantasy?

Panel debate - session 1

The first panel debate session included Peter Davies, Jessica Uguccioni and Prof. Nick Reed and was facilitated by Director – RAC Foundation. The discussion focuses on the next steps and hurdles to facilitate automated technology on our roads.

About the speaker

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Jessica Uguccioni Lead Lawyer, Automated Vehicles Review - Law Commision
Jessica is the lead lawyer for the Law Commissions’ automated vehicles review which published a report in January 2022 with recommendations for a new regulatory framework for automated vehicles for use on GB roads. She continues to advise the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles on AV policy and is a member of the UNECE’s informal group of experts on automated driving (IGEAD). Before joining the civil service, Jessica was a lecturer in Law at Durham University and an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York and London. She graduated with a BA in Law from Churchill College, Cambridge University and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School.