ASAM International Conference 2022

Date: November 29, 2022 - November 30, 2022

Location: International Congress Center Dresden

Program: Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

Conference language will be English.   


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Plenary Room

09:00 - 09:15


Prof. Dr. Marcus Rieker, Chairman of the Board of Directors, ASAM e.V.
Marius Dupuis, CEO, ASAM e.V.

9:15 - 10:00


Trends and tipping points technologies, autonomous mobility and engineering until 2032
Lars Thomsen, Chief Futurist and Founder of future matters AG

10:00 - 10:25

Safety assessment of driver assistance and automated driving based on real life traffic data
Prof. Günther Prokop, Professor for Automotive Engineering, Technical University of Dresden


Session I:        Seamless Data Management from Prototyping to Homologation
Chairman:       Lutz Morich, frE3-Innovations

10:55 - 11:15

Standardization facilitates the validation and homologation process for autonomous vehicles
Stefan Romainczyk, Senior Product Manager, Peak Solution GmbH

11:15 - 11:35

Virtual assessment framework with ontology-based test case generation method

Hannes Schneider, Lead Engineer, AVL List GmbH

11:35 - 11:55

The validation of automated vehicles - A puzzle?

Max Winkelmann, Concept Developer Simulation & Modeling, IAV GmbH

11:55 - 12:15

Poster Session - Pitches

This year, ASAM is hosting a poster session. We provide 5-minute presentation slots for the presenters. 

  1. Introduction to The Autonomous (Philip Schreiner, Head of The Autonomous)
  2. OSC-Generator: From Real Driving Data to OpenSCENARIO (Axel Jeronimo Aigner, e:fs TechHub GmbH)
  3. Scenario Mining for virtual vehicle testing (Isaac Vargas Gordillo, PTV Group)  
  4. Pitch by the Main Sponsor (Advait Valluri, MathWorks)
12:15 - 13:30LUNCH  |  EXHIBITION
13:30 - 13:50

Automatic large-scale scenario production and application

Charles Shao, Senior Product Manager  |  Andreas Eich, Teamlead Academic Cooperation, both LiangDao GmbH

13:50 - 14:10

Cars in the Cloud: Enabling modern software development methods with large scale testing and simulation

Andreas Falkenberg, Senior DevSecOps Consultant, Amazon Web Services

14:10 - 14:30

How data spaces will shape future data ecosystems for scenario-based testing

Rico Auerswald, Department Mobility and Digital Services, Fraunhofer Institute IVI

14:30 - 14:50

Enabling Virtual Test & Validation – Defining data quality requirements and acceptance tests for ASAM OpenX simulation data

Carlo van Driesten, BMW Group


Session II:       Application of ASAM Standards
Chairman:       Dr. René Grosspietsch, BMW AG

15:20 - 15:40

How ASAM OpenX standards play a critical role for AV development through faster and guaranteed interoperability

Arun Prasad, Product Manager - Autonomous Vehicles  |  Vignesh Amur, Automotive Domain Consultant, Smart Mobility Group, Tata Consultancy Services

15:40 - 16:00

Scenario description vs expected behavior description: Sample application using ESMini and ASAM OpenSCENARIO

Dr. Christoph Lauer, Virtual Verification, CARIAD Technology

16:00 - 16:20

ASAM standards to ensure reproducibility and improve efficiency

Michael Kluge, Product Manager, dSPACE GmbH

16:20 - 16:40

Rapidly precise: Scenario-based perception testing and training - A partnership approach

Bernhard Mueller-Bessler, Head of Autonomous Solutions, Hexagon
Heiko Scharke, AVL List GmbH

Session III:       Extending the Scope of ASAM Standards 
Chairman:       Dr. René Grosspietsch, BMW AG

16:40 - 17:00

Using operational design domain for safe AI in urban air mobility

Akshay Anilkumar Girija, Research Fellow, Institute for AI Safety and Security, DLR e.V.




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Program: Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022


TimePlenary RoomSeminar Room


8:30 - 9:00



Development of international standards for autonomous driving test scenarios

Zhao Wang, Director of Auto Standardization Research Institute, China Automotive Technology and Research Center Co., Ltd.

Session IV

Testing & Simulation Concepts
Andras Kemeny, Driving Simulation Association

Session V:   Standards-Based Tool Chains
Chairman:   Shuai Zhao, CATARC

9:00 - 9:25

Robust scenario definition at the heart of autonomous vehicle validation 

Éric Vaillant, Expert Leader Testing, Renault

Standardization’s impact on quality using the example of operational design domains

Dr. Andreas Richter, Engineering Program Manager Operational Design Domains, Volkswagen AG

9:25 - 9:50

Training and testing autonomous vehicles on edge case scenarios

Dr. Nils Goldbeck, CTO, ∂RISK

Applying ASAM OpenSCENARIO V2.0.0 on real-life requirement-based testing projects

Sharon Rosenberg, Solution Architect and Chief Methodologist, Foretellix

9:50 - 10:15

Using ASAM standards for creating re-usable tests and scenarios

Dr. Jakob Kaths, Product Owner, Vector Informatik GmbH

Towards validating, correcting and up-mapping ASAM OpenDRIVE datasets

Benedikt Schwab, Research Associate, Chair of Geoinformatics, Technical University of Munich

10:45 - 11:10

Experiences of virtual testing methods in automated driving pre-development and challenges in the context of standardization

Dr. Christoph Sippl, Simulation Engineer, AUDI AG  |  Dennis Kloepping, e:fs TechHub GmbH

Verification and validation of Euro NCAP scenarios based on simulation of responsibility-sensitive safety (RSS) and safety force field (SFF) metrics

Ho Suk | Junekyo Jhung, both PhD Candidates, Yonsei University 

11:10 - 11:35

Automatic scenario generation - sophisticated traffic models for the functional specifications of respective ECUs and/or functions

Intakhab Khan, Managing Director, Automotive Artificial Intelligence (AAI) GmbH

ASAM OpenSCENARIO V2.0.0 scenario description language and its application

Bolin Zhou, Technical Director,  ICV Data Division, Automotive Data of China, Co. Ltd  |  Zuqiu Mao, Senior software development manager, 51WORLD

Session VI

Safety Aspects
Bernard Dion, Ansys

Session VII: AI in the Context of Digital Twins & Certification

Chairman:   Prof. Dr. Frank Koester, DLR e.V.

11:40 - 12:05

Functional safety and cybersecurity: A unified approach

Dr. Long Lu, Global Head of Digital Safety & Security, NIO

Digital twin of a proving ground enables new testing and simulation concepts

Tim Rothmann, Development Engineer, Fraunhofer Institute ITWM

12:05 - 12:30

System safety based out of ISO 26262 and SOTIF (Safety of the intended functionality) 

Karthikeya S M, Senior Safety Consultant, AVIN Systems Private Limited

Plastic surgery of 3D building models for testing automated driving

Olaf Wysocki, Research Assistant & PhD Candidate, Technical University of Munich


13:45 - 14:10

Sensitivity Analysis within the Prospective Safety Integrity Framework

apl. Prof. Dr. Moritz Werling, Senior Expert Safe System Design, BMW Group

Auto traffic model development and calibration for vehicle co-simulation

Shaleen Srivastava, CEO, Goleyo

14:10 - 14:35

A systematic scenario-based framework for safety validation of autonomous vehicle system

Dr. Babak Shahian Jahromi, Staff Autonomous Systems Engineer - Technical Lead, Waabi Innovation

On the utilization of ASAM OpenLABEL for complex multi-sensor data labeling

Dr. Marcos Nieto, Director of Connected & Cooperative Automated Systems, Vicomtech



Session VIII: Related Activities
Chairman:    Prof. Dr. Marcus Rieker, HORIBA Europe

14:35 - 14:55

Compilation of driving simulation languages via retargetable and semantics-based translation

Prof. Dr. Joern Schneider, Full Professor, Trier University of Applied Sciences

NDS – The development and use of a worldwide standard for map data

Fabian Klebert, Technical Coordinator NDS

14:55 - 15:15

Accident data based scenario and simulation technology: A solution to solved SOTIF issue

ChuZhao Li, Deputy Secretary of Data and Simulation Department, Intelligent Connected Technology of CAERI Co., Ltd. (ICTC)

Current and future collaboration with ASAM

Martin Lunt, AUTOSAR Project Lead, Robert Bosch GmbH

15:15 - 15:35

Wireless channel simulation tool for connected and autonomous vehicles

Longxiang Wang, Head of R&D department, CAICT Innovation Center of Automotive and Transportation

Opportunities and limitations of OSI within the VIVID and DIVP projects

Lukas Elster, Research Associate, Technical University of Darmstadt





15:50 - 16:20

Assuring regulatory compliance of CAVs during their operational lifetime

Richard Goebelt, Representative of the joint IAMTS/CITA Study Group Vehicle Compliance

16:20 - 16:40


All Session Chairs

16:40 - 16:45Closing Remarks




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