Agenda

DAY 1

8.55am- 9.00am WELCOME FROM TU-AUTOMOTIVE

zipcar
Jack Fowler
Project Director
TU-Automotive

Chairman: Tim Marlow, Head of Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Research, Ageas UK

09.00-09.25 - Autonomous Driving Today: The Declaration of Amsterdam, Truck Platooning

Outcomes of the Dutch presidency: the declaration of Amsterdam, the experience and truck platooning challenge. What have these events taught the automotive society and what should be done next? More and better standards from the UNECE WP29 and WP1? More demonstration of more large scale testing?

RDW
Arjen van Vliet
Senior Advisor Strategy
RDW Netherlands

09.25-09.50 - Euro NCAP – What is driving the Market?

Euro NCAP will determine the standards of excellence for safety technologies – but what and how will tech. reach 5 stars?

Thatcham Research
Matthew Avery
Head of Research
Thatcham Research

09.50-10.20 Sit Back and Take Stock – Vital Market Update

What is the state of today's ADAS market? How is it transforming into tomorrow's Automated Driving Solutions? Evolution vs. Revolution – Does the auto industry's "evolutionary" approach to automated driving still make sense as more and more "revolutionary" players seek to enter the market? What are some likely scenarios for Level 3 vs. Level 4 deployment? What are the key influencing factors?

Strategy Analytics
Ian Riches
Consultant
Strategy Analytics
10.20-10.50 NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
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10.50-11.15 The UK Government’s Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

In this presentation, learn about the steps that the UK has taken to do this. These include a review of regulation to demonstrate there are no barriers to testing the technology on UK roads, and significant investment in collaborative research and development focussed on real world testing and demonstration.

Department for Transport
Iain Forbes
Head of the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles
UK Department of Transport

11.15-12.10 Insurance and Liability - Playing catch up or leading the pack?

With reduced injury and changing risks the nature of insurance and liability is uncertain – who will take responsibility in the event of an accident?

Ptolemus
Moderator:
Thomas Hallauer
Research and Consulting Director
Ptolemus Consulting Group
allianz
Christoph Lauterwasser
Managing Director – AZT Automotive GmbH
Allianz Center for Technology
Zurich
Dr. James Moffatt
Head of Customer and Basis Technology Discovery
Zurich Insurance Company
Ageas
Tim Marlow
Head of Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Research
Ageas UK

12.10-12.40pm LIDAR And 3D Perception: Increasing accuracy and reliability

Autonomous driving will hinge on accurate environmental data – but how best to achieve maximum reliability and reduce cost.

quanergy
Karsten Funk
Director of Business Development
Quanergy
12.40-14.00 NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
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14.00-14.25- Barnaby Simkin, SMMT

Presentation TBC

14.25-14.55- 3D Depth Sensing Technology for Present and Future ADAS Applications

Sensors and Camera technology are fundamental to collision avoidance and environmental perception, but what are the best use cases, and what are the real life applications?

SoftKinetic
Johannes Peeters
Senior Director of Sales and Business Development
SoftKinetic

14.55-15.25pm - Security Panel - Security – More Complexity, More Risk

Complexity is the enemy of security. As the attack surface grows what can the automakers do to ensure the security and functional safety of active safety systems and autonomous vehicles?

QNX
Kerry Johnson
Senior Automotive Product Manager
QNX Software Systems

15.25-15.55- David Ward, Horiba Mira – Designing for Security

Mira
David Ward
Head of Functional Safety
MIRA Ltd
15.55-16.30NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
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16.30-17.30pm - IET Software Panel - Software reliability for Highly Automated Driving Systems

How do we demonstrate the technological readiness (maturity), reliability and safety of the software required for automated driving with all stakeholders involved on public roads?

Tata
Mark Basten (Session Chair)
Group Chief Engineer - Electrical/Electronic
Tata Motors European Technical Centre
Mira
David Ward
Head of Functional Safety
Mira
Edith Holland
Lead Engineer - Functional Safety EESE, Software & Systems Engineering
Jaguar Land Rover

17.30-17.45- Closing Message From the Chairman: Tim Marlow, Ageas UK

17.45-close NETWORKING DRINKS RECEPTION
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DAY 2

08.55-09.00 WELCOME FROM TU-AUTOMOTIVE

TU-Automotive
Jack Fowler
Project Director
TU-Automotive

09.00-09.25- Blueprint for Automated Driving

Regulation and legislation will affect the market – what are the coming trends and developments that will provide the framework for automated technology in the future?

UNECE
Francois Guichard
Manager – UN Secretary
UNECE

09.25-09.50- Extreme Weather – No Problem

Inrix
Mark Timms
Product Manager
INRIX

09.50-10.20 Mapping the Road to Autonomous Driving

tomtom
Frans de Rooij
Marketing Manager
TomTom
10.20-10.50 NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
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10.50-11.15 Mapping the Road Ahead

Navigation is the bedrock of autonomous driving – but as sensor technologies and navigation systems overlap how are maps going to develop today and into the future?

ABIResearch
James Hodgson
Research Analyst – Autonomous Driving and Location Tech
ABI Research

11.15-11.40 Not all About Sensors - The Fusion of Data for Accuracy

Sensors play a vital role in the development of safety tech. – but how will the data sets from radar, LiDAR, cameras and other sources be combined to create an effective level 3/4 vehicle?

 
Moderator:
Holger Meinel
Independent Consultant
Velodyne
Erich Smidt
Regional Director - EMEA
Velodyne LiDAR inc
graz-uni
Dr. Wolfgang Bosch
Bosch
Graz University of Technology
imec
Wim van Thillo
Programme Director
IMEC

11.40-12.10 ADAS Validation: non-deterministic algorithms vs ISO-26262

Number crunching technologies and non-deterministic algorithms (image processing, neural networks, data fusion…) are taking in charge more and more functions and driving tasks in vehicles. Autonomous vehicles will be based on many of these. How to validate such functions when facing such different possible driving scenarios?

ADAS
Nicolas Du Lac
Lac
Intempora – Groupement ADAS

12.10-12.40 V2X communication - Evolution from ADAS to AD

V2X communication as safety enhancing technology is at the verge of market introduction. What is the current status, what are the trends, and how is it evolving towards AD?

Denso

Tim Leinmuller
Info and Safety Engineering Department
DENSO
12.40-14.00 NETWORKING LUNCH BREAK
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14.00-14.30- Deep learning: Enabling Cars to See, Think, and Learn

New car computing platforms will leverage cameras and sensors as well as artificial intelligence to enable cars to drive themselves. Algorithms leveraging structure from motion, sensor fusion and deep learning will help create HD maps, and then enable cars to sense, localize and plan a path forward.

nvidia
Serkan Arslan
Director of Business Development
NVIDIA

14.30-14.55- HMI as a Key Enabler to Higher Level of Autonomy 

Alain Dunoyer
Head of Safe Car
SBD Consulting

14.55-15.25- The Handover of Control - Understanding a Drivers 'Biometric Availability'

Moritz von Grotthuss
CEO 
Gestigon
15.25-15.55 Networking Break
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15.55-16.50- HMI – The Changing Role of the Driver

As the driver becomes less 'in the loop', the demands on HMI systems and interiors will be very different. How are vehicle technologies changing to maximise engagement with the driver?

VW
Lennart Bendewald
HMI Driving and Assistance
Volkswagen
PSA-Peugeot-Citroen
Thierry Le Hay
Director of Innovation
Peugeot Citroen PSA
SBD
Dr. Alain Dunoyer
Head of Safe Car Research and Consulting Division
SBD Consulting

16.50-17.25 Moritz von Grotthuss, CEO, Gestigon

Autonomous vehicles and new software systems are disrupting the automotive industry. With scandals hitting the headlines, tackle the regulation minefield.

gestigon

17.25-17.30- Closing Message From the Chairman

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Silver Sponsors

  • ADAS
  • Quanergy

Workshop Sponsors

  • Inrix
  • Soft Kinetic

Co Sponsors

  • qnx
  • Velodyne

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Jack Fowler

Jack Fowler

Project Director
TU-Automotive