ASAM International Conference 2017

Date: December 06, 2017 - December 07, 2017

Location: International Congress Center, Dresden

Program: Wednesday Dec. 06, 2017

TimeConference Room 1
09:00 - 09:15Welcome
Marc Blatter, Chairman of ASAM e.V.
Barbara Meyer, General Director, Division Innovation, SME’s, Industry, Saxon State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport

Session I:   General Aspects of Autonomous Driving
Chairman:  Prof. Günther Prokop

09:15 - 09:45

Networked and Automated Driving - Megatrends and Challenges for the Automotive Industry
Marko Gustke, Senior Consultant,Coordination Center Connected and Automated Driving, VDA e.V.

09:45 - 10:15

Towards Vision Zero - The Role of Legal and Consumer Protection Requirements
Rainer Hoffmann, Managing Director, gmbh

10:15 - 10:45BREAK - Visit of the Exhibition
10:45 - 11:15


The German government’s strategy on automated and connected driving and the urban digital testbeds
Dr. Tobias Miethaner, Head of Department Digital Society, Federal Minsitry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure

11:15 - 11:45Synchronized Mobility
Dr. Torsten Gründel, Head of Department Intelligent Transport Systems, Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI
11:45 - 12:15On the Way Towards Safe and Autonomous Driving - How Can Big Data Help to Achieve this Goal?
Prof. Dr. Lars Hannawald, Chair Vehicle Technologies, HTW Dresden
12:15 - 13:30LUNCH - Visit of the Exhibition

Session II:   Big Testing 
Chairman:   Prof. Marcus Rieker

13:30 - 14:00Testing Automated Driving - Challenges and State of the Art 
Dr. Matthias Fruth, Head of Research, TraceTronic GmbH
14:00 - 14:30Driver Model for the Virtual Testing of Level 3 Systems 
Dr. Helmut Schittenhelm, Daimler AG
14:30 - 15:00Vehicle in the Loop Simulation for Development, Testing and Validation of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Connected Autonomous Vehicles 
Dr. Pawel Jaworski, Senior Research Engineer, HORIBA MIRA
15:00 - 15:30BREAK - Visit of the Exhibition

Session III:   Synchronized Mobility 2023 - Testbed Dresden
Chairman:    SAENA GmbH

15:30 - 15:50

On-Board-Unit for Cooperative V2X Communication
David Sakalaschwili, Senior Account Manager, Preh Car Connect GmbH

15:50 - 16:10

Towards Cooperative Driving Functions in Urban Environments
Dr. Alexander Jungmann, Driver Warning Functions & Image Processing, IAV GmbH Ingeneurgesellschaft Auto und Verkehr 

16:10 - 16:30

Hybrid V2X Communication – Modular Communication Concept for Future Road Side Units
Fabian Berger, Board Member/Director, MUGLER AG

16:30 - 16:50

Test Procedure of Automated-Connected Driving Functions on Public Urban Testbeds
Rico Auerswald, Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI

16:50 - 17:10

SePIA - Scenario-based Platform for the Inspection of Automated Driving Functions
Dietmar Bönninger, FSD Fahrzeugsystemdaten GmbH – Zentrale Stelle




Saxon Technology
Exhibition (Dec. 07, 2017)












Program: Thursday, Dec. 07, 2017

TimeConference Room 1Conference Room 2

Session IV:  Virtual Development
Chairman:   Richard Vreeland

Session V:   Communication Concepts
Chairman:    SAENA GmbH

09:00 - 09:30Virtual Vehicle Development Along a Seamlessly Integrated Toolchain
Dr. Michael Kochem, Opel Automobile GmbH
5G-Enabled V2X Communications for Connected and Autonomous Driving
Dr. Norman Franchi, Senior Research Group Leader, 5G Lab Germany
9:30 - 10:00Forefront of Test Environment: Applying Virtual ECU for Automotive In-vehicle Electronic Control Systems toward Autonomous Driving
Julien Marguerie, Technical Manager, Hitachi Automotive Systems Europe GmbH
Robust vehicle self-localization for safety critical applications
Robin Streiter, Managing Director, Naventik GmbH
10:00 - 10:30Advancements in the Powertrain Test Environment and the Impact of ADAS Development
Philip Lawson, Jaguar LandRover
Joint Test Field for Cloud Based Smart City Activities and C2X Use Cases in Darmstadt
Juergen Mueck, Product Manager & Senior Researcher, Urban Software Institute GmbH
10:30 - 11:00BREAK -  Visit of the Exhibition / Presentation of Regional Projects

Session VI:  Validation in a Virtual World
Chairman:   Richard Vreeland

Session VII:  Deep Learning
Chairman:     Dr. Kay Buettner

11:00 - 11:30Integrating, Interfacing & Inspecting – A Test Framework for Highly Automated Driving
Dr. Rainer Rasche, Group Leader Software Development, dSPACE GmbH
Deep Learning Requirements for Autonomous Vehicles
Gordon Cooper, Product Marketing Manager, Synopsys Inc.
11:30 - 12:00ENABLE-S3 – Advanced V&V Technologies and Methods Combined with Simulation and Testing Environments Enable the Safe and Secure Development of Autonomous Vehicles
Horst Pflügl, Department Manager Research Program, AVL List GmbH
A Report of a Learning Support Data Platform for Autonomous Driving Development and Validation
Zhiliang Zhou, Owner, AI Metrics
12:00 - 13:30LUNCH - Visit of the Exhibition / Presentation of Regional Projects

Session VIII:  Simulation
Chairman:      Dr. Henning Holzmann

Session IX:  Big Data
Chairman:   Stefan Romainczyk

13:30 - 14:00Scenario-Based Approach to the Development of ADAS and Automated Driving Functions in a Virtual Prototype
Dominik Dörr, Business Development Manager ADAS & Autonomous Driving, IPG Automotive GmbH
Importance of Semantics and Standards in the World of Big Data - The Distributed ODS Approach
Puran Parekh, CEO, iASYS Pvt. Ltd
14:00 - 14:30Model-Based Assessment of Real-World CO2 Reduction Potential in Heavy Goods Vehicles Through Application of Connected eHorizon and Predictive Energy Management
Dr. Gareth Milton, Chief Engineer, Ricardo Innovations
ODS Big Data - A Vision for the Future
Alf Porzig, Associated Partner, MHP Management- und IT Beratung GmbH 
Dr. Sandi Pohorec, Data Scientist, AVL List GmbH
14:30 - 15:00BREAK - Visit of the Exhibition / Presentation of Regional Projects 
15:00 - 15:30Standards for Precisely Digitized Roads or Test Tracks in Virtual Testing and Simulation
Dr. Gunnar Gräfe, Managing Director, 3D Mapping Solutions GmbH
ASAM Standardization in Telematics
Mousumi Mukhopadhyay, Cummins Inc.
15:30 - 16:00Co-Simulation of Vehicle, Environment and Traffic Flow for the Development and Testing of Highly Automated and Connected Vehicles
Dr. Steffen Kutter, Head of Autonomous Driving and Driving Strategies, Dresden Institute of Automobile Engineering

Session  X:   Outlook into Other Domains
Chairman:     Prof. Marcus Rieker

16:00 - 16:30Virtual Testing and Validation of the Upgradable, Autonomous Car of the Future
Thomas Dietz, Head of Automotive Division / Group Leader Research Campus ARENA 2036, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA
16:30 - 16:45Final Words 
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