Our Program

June 12 - 13, 2018 - Berlin, Germany


Monday, June 11, 2018

16:00-19:00 - workshop

Workshop on radar technology for test and measurement with Holger Meinel, Radar Expert


Tuesday, June 12, 2018

8:20 - WELCOME

Welcome by Dr. Klaudia Malowitz (Intrepid Delta) and the Chairman, Dr. Houssem Abdellatif, Global Head Autonomous Driving & ADAS, TÜV Süd Auto Service GmbH

8:30 - KEYNOTE

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

9:05 - Talk

Artificial Intelligence in Automotive – an ecosystem view with Matthias Kässer, Partner, McKinsey

9:40 - Talk

Effective techniques for Ground Truth Creation with Prafull Mankar, Subject Matter Expert – ADAS/Autonomous Driving, KPIT Technologies

10:15 - New Tech

Presenting IonTerra with Mr. Thorsten Buchmeier, CEO, IonTerra


11:00 - Talk

An Architecture for Certified Autonomous Driving with Chris Tubbs, Business Development Directors EMEA, Green Hills Software

11:35 - Talk

Efficient Deep Learning Concepts for Sparse Lidar Point Cloud Processing with Dr. Stefan Milz, Technical Lead & Valeo Expert Machine Learning, Valeo Schalter und Sensoren GmbH

12:10 - Talk

Ibeo is pioneering the future of mobility: autonomous shuttles in urban scenarios with Liangli Fei, System Developer Autonomous Driving Group, Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH

12:45 - NEW TECH

Camera based 3D Mapping for Autonomous Vehicles with Dr. Henning Lategahn, CEO, atlatec GmbH


14:00 - 15:45 - round table SESSIONs

  1. Validation of AD Vehicles with Javier Ibanez, Technical Manager, Autonomous Vehicles, Renault
  2. DEnsuring a valid behaviour of AI in safety relevant environments with Matthis Eicher, Functional Safety Expert for Autonomous Driving & ADAS , TÜV Süd Auto Service GmbH and Christian Müller, Head of Autonomous Driving, DFKI

  3. Differences in architecture and sensor set going from level 3 to level 4 with Daniel Lopez Madrid, ADAS Strategy Engineer, Jaguar Land Rover


16:15 - SUMMARY OF THE round table SESSIONS

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

16:35 - Talk

Introducing smart self aware cameras with Dr. David Hafner, Engineering Master and Technical Lead Computer Vision, Ficosa

17:10 - TALK

Development of a self-learning AI-based L4 vehicle with Dr. Daniel Watzenig, Head of Electronics and Software Department, Virtual Vehicle Research Center Co-Authors Oliver Briemle, Arnold Schlegel, ZF Friedrichshafen AG

17:45 - NEW TECH

Presenting Eyeris: Eyeris is a world pioneer and leader of vision AI for Human Behavior Understanding with Modar Alaoui, Founder and CEO, Eyeris


Wednesday, June 13, 2018

8:25 - WELCOME 

Welcome by Dr. Klaudia Malowitz (Intrepid Delta) and the Chairman, Holger Meinel, Radar Expert

8:30 - Talk

Challenges and Technologies in Autonomous Driving Development with Florian Netter, Expert Compute Hardware and AI Accelerators, Autonomous Intelligent Driving GmbH

9:05 - Talk

The reptilian brain of the Self-Driving Car with Raul Bravo, Ceo & Co Founder, Dibotics

9:40 - Talk

3D Ultrasound Sensors for Automotive Applications with Felix Kaiser, Business Development, Toposens


10:20 - 12:00 - round table SESSION

  1. Challenges in Testing AI Approaches with Thusitha Parakrama, R&D Manager Front Camera Team, Hyundai Mobis Parts Europe N.V.

  2. Annotating massive amounts of data for training cognitive vehicles - methods, best practices, sources of error with Sascha Klement, CTO, Gestigon

  3. Radar for driverless driving: Paradigm shift in performance requirements from ranging and detection to perception with Holger Meinel, Radar Expert


13:00 - SUMMARY OF THE round table SESSION

13:20 - Talk

AI on 3D Vision for Autonomous Driving with Dr. Petros Kapsalas, Senior Algorithms Engineer, Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems

13:55 - Talk

AI in Powertrain Applications with Dr. Christian Kruschel, Powertrain Mechatronics, IAV GmbH


15:00 – Talk

Enabling Data Driven Development for Autonomous Driving with Dr. Boris Schauerte, Product Manger Autonomous Driving, BMW Group

15:35 – Talk

Motion estimation for ADAS applications with Dr. Oliver Wasenmüller, Team Leader Machine Vision, DFKI