AMAA 2017

Smart Systems Transforming the Automobile

25-26 September 2017
Berlin (Germany)


Monday, 25 September 2017

09:30 Registration & welcome coffee

10:00 Opening session

Chairperson: Gereon Meyer, VDI/VDE-IT (Germany)

Andreas Kirchner, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, German Federal Government (Germany)

Maurizio Maggiore, DG RTD – Surface Transport, European Commission (Belgium)

Strategy development for connected and automated road transport
Tom Vöge, Policy Analyst, International Transport Forum of the OECD (France)

Key technologies for the automobile of the future 
Jochen Langheim, Vice President Advanced Systems R&D Programs, STMicroelectronics and EURIPIDES Chairman (France)

11:30 Keynote session: Transforming the automobile

Chairperson: Christian Rousseau, Renault SA (France)

Dynamic maps at the interface between the real and virtual world of road traffic
Christof Hellmis, Here (Germany)

Automated driving and infrastructure – dreamteam or alien to each other?
Bernd Datler, ASFINAG (Austria)

Driverless automotive is not science fiction anymore
Luc Texier, BestMile (Switzerland)

13:00 Lunch break

14:00 Session A: Cloud, data & security

Chairperson: Riccardo Groppo, Ideas & Motion (Italy)

Cyber security of automated vehicles
Björn Steurich, Infineon (Germany)

System developments for high-precision multisensor navigation for autonomous driving and flying
Reiner Jäger, University of Applied Science Karlsruhe (Germany)

Automated data generation for training of neural networks by recombining previously labelled images
Peter-Nicholas Gronerth, RWTH Aachen (Germany)

Securing wireless automotive software updates using blockchains – A proof of concept
Marco Steger, Virtual Vehicle Research Center (Austria)

DEIS: Dependability engineering innovation for automotive CPS
Eric Armengaud, AVL List (Austria)

15:30 Coffee break

16:00 Session B: Functional safety & testing of connected and automated driving

Chairperson: Mike Babala, TRW Automotive (US)

Challenges for the validation and testing of automated driving functions
Halil Beglerovic, AVL List (Austria)

Automated assessment and evaluation of virtualized test drives
Stefan Otten, FZI Research Center for Information Technology (Germany)

HiFi visual target – Method for measuring optical and geometrical characteristics of soft car targets for ADAS and AD
Stefan Nord, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden (Sweden)

Smart features integrated for prognostics health management assure the functional safety of the electronics systems at the high level required in fully automated vehicles
Sven Rzepka, Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems (Germany)

17:00 Comprehensive vision for connected and automated driving

Validation exercise by the SCOUT project

18:00 Departure to social event

19:00 Social event



Tuesday, 26 September 2017

09:00 Session C: Legal frameworks & impact of connected and automated driving

Chairperson: Jochen Langheim, ST Microelectronics (France)

Germany’s new road traffic law – legal risks and ramification for the design of human-machine interaction in automated vehicles
Benjamin von Bodungen, German Graduate School of Management & Law (Germany)

Assessing the impact of connected and automated vehicles. A freeway scenario.
Michail Makridis, European Commission – Joint Research Center, Directorate for Energy, Transport & Climate Change (Italy)

Losing a private sphere? A lance on the user perspective on privacy in connected cars
Jonas Walter, Institute for Ergonomics & Human Factors, TU Darmstadt (Germany)

10:15 Coffee break

10:45 Session D: Sensor & ADAS technologies

Chairperson: Wolfgang Dettmann, Infineon Technologies AG (Germany)

Enabling robust localization for automated guided carts in dynamic environment
Christoph Hansen, SICK (Germany)

Applications of road edge information for advanced driver systems and autonomous driving
Toshiharu Sugawara, Hitachi Europe, Automotive and Industry Laboratory (Germany)

Unit for investigation of the working environment for electronic units in harsh environment
Hans Grönqvist, Swerea IVF (Sweden)

Automotive synthetic aperture radar system based on 24 GHz series sensors
Fabian Harrer, Perisens (Germany)

12:00 Keynote

Smart sensors technology as the foundation of the IoT: optical microsystems enable interactive laser projection
Stefan Finkbeiner, Bosch Sensortec (Germany)

12:30 Lunch break

13:30 Session E: Pilots for transformed road transportation

Chairperson: Ulrich Köhler, HELLA (Germany)

Autopilot project
Roberto Baldessari, NEC Europe (United Kingdom)

Aria Etemad, Volkswagen Group Research (Germany)

Electric road system
Stefan Tongur, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (Sweden)

Collaborative research for safe and connected automated driving
Mats Rosenquist, Volvo Group Trucks Technology (Sweden)

100% autonomous, driverless and electric public transport vehicle
Frédéric Sartou, Navya (France)

15:00 Coffee break

15:30 Session F: User-centered aspects of automotive transport

Chairperson: Michael Nikowitz, Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (Austria)

Building an action plan for user centric transport in Europe 2030
Beate Müller, VDI/VDE-IT (Germany)

New opportunities for persons with disabilities?
Erzsébet Földesi, President, Budapest Association of Persons with Physical Disabilities, Universal Design Information and Research Center, Board member of the European Disability Forum (Hungary)

Social innovation and light electric vehicle revolution on streets and ambient
Riccardo Groppo, Ideas & Motion (Italy)

User-centered update of European roadmap on electrification of road transport
Carolin Zachäus, VDI/VDE-IT (Germany)

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.

Fast and accurate vanishing point estimation on structure roads
Thomas Werner, Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (Germany)

Optimal motion planning framework for autonomous vehicles in dynamic environment
Zlatan Ajanovic, Virtual Vehicle Research Center (Austria)

Recognition of Lane Change Intentions fusing Features of Driving Situation, Driver Behavior and Vehicle Movement by means of Neural Networks
Veit Leonhardt, Chemnitz Institute of Technology (Germany)

Robust and numerically efficient estimation of vehicle mass and road grade
Paul Karoshi, Graz University of Technology, Institute of Automotive Engineering (Austria)

SPAD based Flash Lidar with high background light suppression
Olaf M. Schrey, Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems (Germany)

Self-organizing traffic management for emergency vehicles
Laura Bieker-Walz, German Aerospace Center, Institute of Transportation Systems (Germany)