Our Program

September 25 - 27, 2018 - Berlin, Germany


Monday, September 24, 2018

16:00 - 19:00 - Workshop

Legal considerations regarding Operational Safety for Autonomous Driving with Dr. Ekkehard Helmig, Attorney-at-Law


Tuesday, September 25, 2018

8:20 - WELCOME

Welcome note from Dr. Klaudia Malowitz, Co-Founder, Intrepid Delta and John Birch, Chief Engineer Functional Safety, HORIBA MIRA

8:30 - talk

Introduction into SOTIF ISO/PAS 21448 – Safety of the intended Functionality with Nicolas Becker, Functional Safety Senior Expert, PSA Groupe

9:10 - talk

GENESIS – New platform for assessment and certification of AI for autonomous driving with Dr. Christian Müller, Head of Autonomous Driving, DFKI and Dr. Houssem Abdellatif, Global Head Autonomous Driving & ADAS, TÜV Süd Auto Service GmbH

9:50 - Talk

Reserved for Chris Tubbs, Business Development Director EMEA, Green Hills Software

10:30 - Coffee Break

11:00 - Talk

The integration of SOTIF with ISO26262 and the underlying challenges and opportunities with Simone Fabris, Director – System Safety, Mobileye

11:40 - Talk

Integrated Cognitive Safety and System Safety for Level-2 and Level-3 Automation Systems with Manfred Schölzke, Engineering Group Manager "O/V Vehicle System Safety“, Opel Automobile GmbH (Groupe PSA)

12:20 - Talk

Experience on development of fail-operational ECU for a steering system for automated driving with Mario Saure, Vice President of Product Segment Lighting Electronics, E-LE and Dr. Rafal Dorociak, Head of the Safety Platform Group, Hella GmbH & Co. KGaA

13:00 - Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:40 - Round table SESSIONs

  1. Contribution of Simulation for the Realisation of AD Systems with Dr. Jacques Kamga, Test Strategy Manager, Daimler AG

  2. Sensor Technologies with Matthias Schulze, Senior Director ADAS, Visteon Corporation

  3. Sense-Plan-Act: Dealing with the probability of hazards in the planning phase in order to increase safety and driver acceptance with  Dr. Thomas Freudenmann, CEO & Co-founder, EDI GmbH

  4. Functional Safety for the Automotive Cockpit with Jason Williamson, VP of Marketing, Altia


16:10 - SUMMARY OF THE Round table SESSIONS

What are the main findings of the round tables? Every moderator presents the results of his/her discussion

16:30 - talk

Safety by security with Mario Hoffmann, Head of Security & Privacy Consulting, Continental AG

17:10 - Talk

Assuring Safety of the Intended Functionality for Highly Automated Driving Features with John Birch, Chief Engineer Functional Safety, HORIBA MIRA

17:40 - Talk

The challenge of safety in the era of deep learning  with Patrik Feth, Embedded Systems Quality Assurance, Fraunhofer IESE


Wednesday, September 26, 2018

8:55 - WELCOME 

Welcome note from Dr. Klaudia Malowitz, Co-Founder, Intrepid Delta and Dr. Wolfgang Freese, Global Manager Functional Safety, APTIV

9:00 - Talk

Challenges going from the ADAS paradigm to the HAD paradigm with Hakan Sivencrona, Safety Program Manager,  Zenuity

9:40 - Talk

Definition of Acceptance criterias for (AD) Operational Safety with Pierre Blüher, System Safety Engineer and Co-Author: Walther Wachenfeld, Test Architect, Continental Teves AG & Co. oHG

10:20 - talk

TrustVehicle - Improved trustworthiness and weather-independence of conditional automated vehicles in mixed traffic scenarios with Pamela Innerwinkler, Senior Researcher, Virtual Vehicle

11:00 - Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:10 - Round Table Sessions

  1. Safety by Security with Mario Hoffmann, Head of Security and Privacy Consulting, Continental AG

  2. Safety and Fail-operational AD system with Abhash Das, Functional Safety Specialist, ZF

  3. Safe products - achievement of standard compliance versus real world safety integrity with Matthias Maihöfer, Manager Functional Safety, Schaeffler Technologies

  4. How to assure ISO26262 compliance, e.g. redundancy - sensor level, network, actuators with Hakan Sivencrona, Safety Program Manager, Zenuity


14:10 - SUMMARY OF THE Round table SESSIONS

What are the main findings of the round tables? Every moderator presents the results of his/her discussion

14:30 - Talk

Existing coding guidelines and their deficiencies – why  AUTOSAR C++14 guidelines were created for safety-related systems with Piotr Serwa, Senior Safety Expert, Exida

15:10 – Talk

Safety vs. Reusability – A case study on a safety-compliant, configurable data fusion software with Dr. Norman Mattern, Product Manager Data Fusion SDK, Baselabs

15:50 - Talk

Liability in Automated Vehicles with Alexander Mirnig, Research Fellow, Center for Human-Computer Interaction, University of Salzburg

16:30 - refreshment break