Ariel Wolf provided the keynote speech at the Global Hyperloop Conference in Golden, Colorado on July 8, 2019. Academics and participants from the mining, economic development, renewable energy, civil engineering, urban planning, and architecture sectors gathered to discuss the technology that operates at rapid speeds to send pods of passengers and freight through vacuum tubes using renewable energy. The conference panels focused on the details of building a hyperloop including urban planning and tunneling costs/considerations, safety standards, the carbon footprint, and securing the rights-of-way.
The program included speakers from:
- The Hyperloop Advanced Research Partnership (HARP)
- The Colorado School of Mines / Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CSM)
- The Cornell Program in Infrastructure Planning (CPIP)
- The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
- Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT)
- The Colorado Department of Transportation
- Private companies in the hyperloop and transportation industries
The Global Hyperloop Conference was organized by the Hyperloop Advanced Research Partnership (HARP) and co-sponsored and co-hosted by the Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy. Click here to view the entire conference program.