The Summit

Who is ADVI?

The Australia and New Zealand Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI) is the peak industry advisory body that services the wide ecosystem of automated vehicle activities across Australia and New Zealand.

Our vision is to accelerate the safe and successful introduction of driverless vehicles to Australia, and we are supported by over 120 partners from across the automotive, insurance, transport, motoring, parking, communications, banking, logistics, defence, technology and research sectors, as well as local, state and national governments.

As one of only a handful of countries pioneering on-road driverless vehicle research, Australia can become a global leader in driverless vehicle technologies and invigorate its automotive and technology sectors.

Why should I attend the summit?

The 4th International Driverless Vehicle Summit will feature the most diverse variety of world class industry leaders in autonomous vehicle and digital technology. Participants in this world class event will enjoy custom created session to educate and inspire forging the future times of this industry within Australia and New Zealand. The summit will create and opportunity to collaborate with industry leaders, government, scientist, developers and investors to develop an impactful next step.

How many people are expected to attend the Summit?

Based on the success of 2018, IDVS 4 is set to attract 450 national and international delegates.

What is the dress code for the Summit?

During the Summit, smart business attire is preferred.  The minimum dress standard for the welcome reception and the cocktail event is business attire or cocktail.

What Accommodation is available?

We recommend booking directly with the below hotels which are in close proximity to the Summit.

Pullman Olympic Park

 Novotel Sydney Olympic Park

Ibis  Sydney Olympic Park


Is there a special conference rate for students?

To help assist with student attendance at the Summit, Students are able to purchase a full registration for $300.00

What if I want to register more than one person?

A Group registration rate is applicable for groups of 10 delegates or more from the one organisation. The rate for the group is $1305.00 per person. You can register your group via the group form.

Can I attend for only one day of the conference?

Yes, you can choose to attend either Thursday or Friday for the Early Bird Rate of $765.00 or Standard Rate of $850.00. Early Bird is available until July 31 2019.

Can I bring extra guests to the social events?

Additional guests are welcomed at each social event, you will need to purchase an additional ticket for them during the registration process. They will need to hold a ticket to enter the social function venue.