AMAA 2016

Smart Systems for the Automobile of the Future

22-23 September 2016
Brussels (Belgium)


Thursday, 22 September 2016

09:30 Registration & Welcome Coffee

10:00 Opening Session & Keynotes

Welcome Address
Johannes Jung, Head of the Representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the European Union (Belgium)

Welcome Address
Werner Wilke, Managing Director, VDI/VDE-IT (Germany)

Paul Timmers, Director of the Sustainable & Secure Society Directorate, DG CNECT, European Commission (Belgium)

11:00 Keynote Session: Automated Driving

Chairperson: Christian Rousseau, Renault (France)

Evolutionary & revolutionary concepts for automated driving
Luisa Andreone, Program Manager Vehicle Research and Innovation Strategic Research, Centro Ricerche Fiat (Italy)

Smart enabling technologies for automated driving
Luca Rodeschini, Automotive and Discrete Group – Strategy & Microcontroller Business Unit Director, STMicroelectronics (Italy)

3D laser scanners for environment perception of automated vehicles
Erich Smidt, Managing Director, Velodyne Europe (US)

Highly automated driving – disruptive elements and consequences
Roland GalbasBosch (Germany)

12:30 Lunch break

13:30 Session A: C2X and Navigation

Chairperson: Steffen Müller, NXP (Germany)

Extending Communication Beyond Vehicles – The Road To Automated Driving
Steffen Müller, NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Germany)

What about the infrastructure?
Jan van Hattem, Rijkswaterstaat (The Netherlands)

Smartphone based Dead Reckoning Pedestrian Localization System for Vehicle Safety Applications
Johannes Rünz, Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany)

Probabilistic integration of GNSS for safety-critical driving functions and automated driving – The NAVENTIK project
Robin Streiter, TU Chemnitz (Germany)

15:00 Coffee break

15:30 Panel Discussion: Cross-sectorial innovation for high-level automation – The project scout

Facilitator: Gereon Meyer, VDIVDE-IT (Germany)

Francesco Alesiani, NEC Europe (UK)
Adrian Zlocki, RWTH Aachen University (Germany)
Luisa Andreone, Centro Ricerche Fiat (Italy)
Roland Galbas, Robert Bosch GmbH (Germany)
N.N., Renault (France)

16:30 Session B: Sensing for automated vehicles

Chairperson: Riccardo Groppo, Ideas & Motion (Italy)

Using eHorizon to Enhance Camera-based Environmental Perception for ADAS and AD
Hongjun Pu, Continental AG (Germany)

Towards Dynamic and Flexible Sensor Fusion for Automotive Applications
Peter Conradi, Siemens AG (Germany)

CNN based Subject-independent Driver Emotion Recognition System involving Physiological Signals for ADAS
Mouhannad Ali, Alpen Adria University (Austria)

Robust Facial Landmark Localization for Automotive Applications
Manuel Schäfer, University of Stuttgart (Germany)

18:00 Departure to Social Event

18:30 Social Event

Friday, 23 September 2016

09:15 Opening Session

Building a vision for transport in EU 2030 – The project Mobility4EU
Beate Müller, VDI/VDE-IT (Germany)

09:30 Session C: Validation Methodology for Automated Driving

Chairperson: Wolfgang Dettmann, Infineon (Germany)

Scenario identification for the assessment of automated driving functions
Sytze Kalisvaart, TNO (The Netherlands)

Functional safety: on-board computing of risk of accident
Gregoire Julien, Nexyad S.A. (France)

The UnCoVerCPS Verification Approach to Automated Driving
Daniel Heß, DLR (Germany)

Domain model based derivation of virtual driving scenarios for vehicle simulations from in-field measurements
Johannes Bach, FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik (Germany)

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Keynote Session: Convergence of Automation and Electrification

Chairperson: Jochen Langheim, ST Microelectronics (Germany)

Status and perspectives of automated parking & charging
Miklos Kiss, Director Advanced Technology Development ADAS, AUDI AG (Germany)

Driverless electric pods hitting public roads – the Lutz Pathfinder project
Neil Fulton, Programme Director, Transport Systems Catapult (UK)

Beyond cars – Media and urban design redefining the autonomous EV
Lino Vital Garcia-Verdugo, Automotive R&D Consultant, Independent Design Researcher (Spain)

12:30 Lunch break

13:30 Session D: Electric Drivetrains and Components

Chairperson: Julia Kaltschew, VDI/VDE-IT (Germany)

Optimal Predictive Control for Intelligent Usage of Hybrid Vehicles
Mariano Sans, Continental Automotive (France)

Next generation drivetrain concept featuring self-learning capabilities enabled by extended IT functionalities
Alexander Otto, Fraunhofer ENAS (Germany)

Embedding EIS in smart battery management systems using multicore technology
Eric Armengaud, AVL List GmbH (Austria)

14:30 Coffee break

15:00 Invited Session: Disruptive Approaches to Urban Electric Mobility

Chairperson: Patrick Mercier-Handyside, DG RTD, European Commission (Belgium)

Light electric vehicle enabled by smart systems integration
Riccardo Groppo, Ideas & Motion srl (Italy) on behalf of the SilverStream project

Martin Perterer, KTM-Technologies (Austria)

New Mobility requires new Vehicles – The concept of ESPRIT
Bodo Schwieger, team red Group (Germany)

Jon Madariaga, Tekniker (Spain)

16:30 Closing Session & Farewell

Gereon Meyer, VDI/VDE-IT (Germany)


Posters will be on display during the entire conference and can be discussed with their authors during the coffee breaks.

Is IEEE 802.11p V2X obsolete before it is even deployed?
Johannes Hiltscher, TU Chemnitz (Germany)

Prototyping Framework for Cooperative Interaction of Automated Vehicles and Vulnerable Road Users
Timo Pech, TU Chemnitz (Germany)

Performance enhancements for the detection of rectangular traffic signs
Lukas Pink, Fraunhofer IAIS (Germany)

Time to Market – enabling the specific efficiency and cooperation in product development by the Institutional Role Model
Wolfgang H. Schulz, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen (Germany)

Towards Characterization of Driving-Situations via Episode-Generating Polynomials
Daniel Stumper, Institute of Measurement, Control and Microtechnology, Ulm University (Germany)