Cooperative Perception ConOps for a Cooperative Driving Automation Environment


The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) conducts research on cooperative driving automation (CDA) with the goal of advancing transportation systems management and operations (TSMO) strategies. The CARMA program, a network of open source software and support services focused on enhancing digital infrastructure, enables testing and evaluation of emerging CDA capabilities. Cooperative perception (CP) refers to a road entity’s ability to share locally perceived data with other vehicles and roadside infrastructure. This webinar provides an overview of the CP concept of operations (ConOps), how the CARMA ecosystem contributes to developing CP use case scenarios, and the functional needs for developing and deploying CP applications in CDA environments.

Target Audience

  • Transportation agencies & Infrastructure Owner Operators
  • University researchers
  • Developers and deployers of CDA technology

Learning Objectives

Participants will hear from CARMA engineers and developers, and have the opportunity to provide feedback, about progress, challenges, and next steps in the development process for CP in a CDA environment.


  • Nicole Paladeau (Communications Specialist, Leidos)


  • Pavle Bujanovic (Government Task Manager, FHWA)
  • Yingyan Lou (Associate Professor, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Arizona State University)
  • Mafruhatul Jannat (Project Manager, Leidos)
  • Sujith Racha (Project Manager, Leidos)

Operations Area of Practice

  • Connected Vehicles

Organizational Capability Element

  • Vehicle Systems/Connected Vehicles

Event Type

  • Webinar

Content Type

  • Presentation

Publishing Organization

  • NOCoE

Project Website

View webinar recording on YouTube.

Issue Date
August 24th, 2021
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