Our Program

June 4 - 5, 2019 - Berlin, Germany


Tuesday, June 4, 2019

8:25 - WELCOME

Welcome by Dr. Klaudia Malowitz, Intrepid Delta, and the Chairman Mario Brumm, Director Global Operations, Ibeo Automotive Systems

8:30 - KEYNOTE

AI Safety: Data, Algorithms, Methods with Dr. Christian Müller, Head of Competence Center Autonomous Driving, DFKI

9:00 - Talk

Data driven AI architecture exploration for embedded platforms with Dr. Fabian Bürger, Software Design Leader, Valeo Vision

9:30 - Talk

Challenges of Deep Learning in the Automotive Industry with Dr. Florian Baumann, CTO EMEA, DELL EMC

10:00 - Talk

AI and data fusion - a perfect partnership for environment perception and series production with Dr. Norman Mattern, Director Product Development, Baselabs


11:00 - TALK

Scenario driven development 2.0 with Dominik Dörr, Product Manager, Understand.ai

11:30 - Talk

Vehicle Security – what can we learn from the past? What does that mean for the future? with Chris Tubbs, Business Development Director EMEA, Greenhills Software

12:00 - Talk

L4 versus L2 Automated Driving – Impact on Perception Functions with Jochen Abhau, Head of Algorithms & Machine Learning, ZF


13:30- 15:15 - round table SESSIONs / Workshop

  1. Round Table: Ensuring a valid behaviour of AI in safety relevant environments with Sebastian Ramos, Technical Expert - Deep Learning Multi-Sensor Perception, Zenuity

  2. Round Table: Data driven AI architecture with Dr. Yanja Dajsuren, Program Director Software Technology, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Technology Eindhoven

  3. Round Table: Use of large-scale test scenarios for robust testing of level 2+ functions and the role of enterprise solutions with Ander Sollander, Enterprise Integration Expert and Luis Garduno Sanchez, Technical Account Manager, MathWorks

    In parallel: Workshop with Holger Meinel, Radar Expert, Prof. Marlene Harter (University of Applied Siences, Offenburg), Henri Häfner (Velodyne), Tobias Bahnemann (Toposens)


15:45 - SUMMARY OF THE round table SESSIONS

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

16:00 Talk

Safety of Applied Machine Learning in Autonomous Driving: Beyond ASIL with Dr. Shashank Pathak , Software Architect, Artificial Intelligence, Visteon Corporation

16:30 - TALK

Technologies & Challenges for the Connected Robotaxi with Florian Netter, Tech Lead Compute Platform & AI Accelerator, AID

17:00 - Talk

Geometry processing from multiple sources: point clouds, vision and autonomous driving with Konstantinos Moustakas, Associate Professor, University of Patras

17:30 - TALK

Autonomous Driving in the US & Europe with Adam Bahlke, Managing Director, Motor AI

end of conference


Wednesday, June 5, 2019

8:55 - WELCOME 

Welcome by Dr. Klaudia Malowitz Intrepid Delta and the Chairman Prof. Dr. Alexander Braun, Professor for Physics, Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences

9:00 - Keynote

Data-driven Development for Autonomous Driving with Boris Schauerte, Area Product Owner Autonomous Driving, BMW Group

9:30 - TAlk

Special PCB materials for Millimeter-Wave Automotive Radar with Joey Kellner, Automotive Market Segment Manager, Rogers Corporation

10:00 - Talk

Deep Learning: Towards Scene Understanding with Automotive Radar with Jakob Lombacher, Expert Scene Understanding, Daimler

10:30 - Talk

High precision Lidar for Autonomous Driving with Christophe Minster, Program Director for ibeoNEXT, Ibeo Automotive Systems

11:00 - talk

The collaborative way of updating maps with Emil Dautovic, VP Automotive, Mapillary


11:45 - TAlk

Event based cameras in Autonomous Driving:  Problems, Solutions & State of the Art with Dr. Yuri Ivanov, Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder, iMAGE Vision Software

12:15 - NEW TECH PANEL - Innovations made in israel

Kobi Marenko - Arbe, Klaus Wagner - Innoviz Technologies, Youval Nehmadi - VayaVision

12:50 - Lunch Break

13:50 - Talk

Exploring applications of deep reinforcement learning for real-world autonomous driving systems with Dr. Ravi Kiran, Deep Learning Researcher, Navya

14:20 - Talk

Beyond photo-realistic: physical-realistic simulation to validate automotive camera systems with Prof. Dr. Alexander Braun, Professor for Physics, Düsseldorf University of Applied Sciences

14:50 - TALK

The Next Generation of Lidar: The Hybrid Lidar Process with Dr. Amr El Taher, CTO, Hybrid Lidar Systems AG

15:05 - coffee break

15:35 - Talk

Towards the development of self-sensing tires with Dr. Eshwaran Subramani Bhagavatheswaran, Development Engineer – Synthetic rubber division, Asahi Kasei Europe

16:05 - TALK

Interpretable Artificial Intelligence Agents with Ramin Hasani, Research Assistant, Cyber-Physical Systems, TU Wien