ATLANTA—What once belonged in the realm of science fiction is fast becoming reality. But autonomous vehicles raise significant privacy, regulatory and business questions—as well as amazing opportunities for scientific advancement.

Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Andy Claerbout will join a Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) TransTech conversation on “Autonomous Vehicles: Today’s Reality and What’s to Come.” Claerbout and the other panelists will discuss how the development of autonomous vehicle technology will be impacted cybersecurity concerns, consumer adoption trends and regulatory challenges. They also will address the current state of autonomous vehicles and where and when advancements will happen.

Claerbout will be joined by Georgia State Senator Todd Jones, First Transit Director of Business Development—Autonomous Technology Jeff Peterson and Georgia Tech Autonomous Vehicle Living Labs Senior Research Scientist Alex Samoylov.

The TAG TransTech conversation takes place June 25 in Atlanta.

Andy Claerbout is an experienced patent attorney who understands clients’ business needs and how those business needs can be protected using the global intellectual property laws to maximize value of intellectual property. He guides clients in a wide range of patent application, protection and portfolio management issues.