The Why? How? and What’s All the Hype about Hyperloop?

Date/Time: Thursday, August 16
1:45 pm. – 2:45 p.m.

Room: Rookwood – 4th Floor

Session Description: Hyperloop is at the stage that the first US railroads were in the early 1800s. It is widely believed that freight, not passengers, will be moved first by this new transportation technology. In America’s Heartland, the State of Ohio has the distinction of possessing not one, but three Hyperloop demonstration projects. In this session, learn the WHY, WHAT and HOW of Hyperloop’s potential future impact on moving freight from Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati professionals.

Moderator: Andrew Bremer, DriveOhio


  • Lawrence Hall, Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency
  • Dina López, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission
  • Zack Huhn, Venture Smarter and Dr. Shaaban Abdallah, University of Cincinnati