Derq Participates in Four Conferences to Speak on the Future of Mobility and Smart Infrastructure Technology 

November 02, 2021




Derq Participates in Four Conferences to Speak on the Future of 
Mobility and Smart Infrastructure Technology 



Derq to Speak on Successful Deployments and Advancements of Proprietary Technology at the Oliver Wyman Forum’s Global Mobility Executive Forum Series, Smart Mobility Conference, and CoMotion Los Angeles in November 


DUBAI, UAE (November 2, 2021) – Derq, a Detroit- and Dubai-based start-up, announced today they will be speaking at the Oliver Wyman Global Mobility Executive Forum Series – Mobility Infrastructure for GrowthSmart Mobility Conference in Dubai, IRF World Meeting and Exhibition, and CoMotion LA – all in the month of November 2021. Executives at Derq have been sought out by convention organizers as they have multiple, successful deployment case studies to speak on, and are a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) proprietary technology that powers safer and smarter roadways for all. 


Oliver Wyman Global Mobility Executive Forum Series – Tuesday, November 2 

CEO and Co-founder, Dr. Georges Aoude, will be among four other panelists to discuss how to develop infrastructure for growth. The panel will be moderated by Oliver Wyman Partner André Martins with the third edition of Urban Mobility Readiness Index presented by Alexandre Bayen, Director of UC Berkeley Institute of Transportation Studies. The panel discussion will take place at 11:30am GST on November 2 at the Dubai World Expo. For more details, visit:  


Smart Mobility Conference in Dubai – Wednesday, November 3 

Dr. Aoude, will take part in a panel on day two of the convention on the topic of what the region’s roads will look like in the year 2050. Dr. Aoude will answer questions from the moderators about what the future of smart infrastructure will look like and how long it will take to integrate the technology needed to make roadways safer and autonomous ready. The panel discussion will take place at 12:00pm GST on November 3 at the Dubai World Expo. For more details, visit  


18th IRF World Meeting & Exhibition – November 7-10 

The IRF World Meeting & Exhibition will be taking place in Dubai this year with particular attention paid to emerging challenges when it comes to readying road infrastructure to autonomous vehicles and advanced travel demand management. Members of the Derq executive team will be presenting and also have a booth on-site during the event. Dr. Aoude will take part in a panel discussion about leveraging the power of AI to assist road agencies to produce effective heat maps of road risk. Dr. Aoude’s panel discussion will take place on Monday, November 8 at 9am GST at the Dubai World Trade Center. COO and Co-Founder, Karl Jeanbart, will give a presentation on Derq’s leading approach for “Using artificial intelligence for safer, smarter, and autonomous-ready roads”. Karl’s session will take place on Monday, November 8 at 3pm GST. For more details, visit:  


CoMotion LA – Thursday, November 18 

Taking place in Los Angeles, Dr. Aoude will be among three other panelists for a discussion on why roadways are deadlier than ever. The panel titled, “The Intersection of Smart & Safe” will discuss how new technologies such as real-time traffic monitoring and signaling, advanced data analytics and personal electric vehicles can increase safety. The panel discussion will take place at 10:30am PST on November 18 at the Japanese American National Museum in downtown Los Angeles. For more information, visit:  


“At Derq, we’re dedicated to advancing the safety and mobility of roadways for all road users,” says Dr. Georges Aoude, CEO and Co-founder of Derq. “We’re excited to share our experience with successful smart infrastructure and autonomous vehicle deployments with like-minded individuals and companies also striving to build the needed road infrastructure of the future.” 

For more information about Derq, visit  


About Derq:   

Derq is an award-winning MIT-spinoff powering the future of roads for safer and more efficient movement of road users and autonomous vehicles. Through its proprietary and patented technology, Derq provides cities and fleets with an artificial intelligence (AI) platform that powers advanced analytics and connected & autonomous vehicle (CAV) applications to help them improve road safety and better manage traffic. Derq is a Techstars Mobility alumnus, has been recognized as an industry leader by the WEF and has received a number of awards including AI company of the year at SXSW 2019, and Top Road Safety Innovator for Vision Zero in 2020 by Together for Safer Roads. For more information, please visit or contact for general inquiries and for sales inquiries.