Maxime Flament represents 5GAA, the global cross-industry association for the development of connected and automated cars, where he has worked as Chief Technology Officer since 2018. Maxime was previously the Head of Department for Connected & Automated Driving (CAD) at ERTICO – ITS Europe. For 15 years, he has been a leading contributor to many European and international activities on road safety, connected vehicles, automated driving, large-scale pilots and digital mapping. Maxime holds a Ph.D. E.E. (2002) and M.Sc. E.E. (1997) from Chalmers Technical University, Sweden. He also holds a Civil Engineering degree from the Free University of Brussels (1997). In 2001, he was visiting researcher at Stanford University, California, USA.