Transportation Secretary Chao to deliver keynote address at CES 2019

Elaine Chao spoke at CES 2018.
Elaine Chao spoke at CES 2018. | Contributed photo

The Consumer Technology Association has announced that U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao will deliver a keynote at CES 2019

Chao will speak about The New Mobility Revolution on Jan. 9 at 11 a.m. Her speech will revolve around the future of drones and self-driving technology and how these will revolutionize transportation.

“As America’s highest-ranking transportation official, Secretary Chao is leading the administration’s efforts to realize the promise of transportation technology and innovation – including self-driving vehicles, piloted and unmanned drones – while ensuring public safety,” CTA President and CEO Gary Shapiro said. “The future of transportation will be on display at CES. And Secretary Chao’s discussion of the DOT’s latest initiatives will provide a roadmap for industry, domestic and international government officials at CES and across the globe.”

In Las Vegas Jan. 8-9, CES 2019 will showcase the latest trends in self-driving technologies.

Chao spoke at CES 2018, where she talked about how technology and disruptive innovation can possibly make transportation safer and at the same time bring better opportunities to Americans and American business.

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