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Automated Driving 2021

08-06-2021 – 09-06-2021 – virtually at your workplace

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Experts from industry and science talk about the topics of their presentations with you.


From Driver Assistance to Autonomous Driving

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Speakers and moderators are in alphabetical order

KEY = Keynote Speaker

RDir Michael Gasser

Head of Unit Automated Driving, Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt), Germany

Katharina Bartsch

PhD student, Research associate, Institute of Control Theory and Systems Engineering (RST), TU Dortmund University, Germany

Dr. Jan Becker

President, CEO, Co-Founder, Apex.AI, Inc., United States

Bryan Berezdivin

WW Industry Lead - Autonomous Driving, Amazon Web Services, Inc., United States

Prof. Dr. Prof. h.c. Dr. h.c. Torsten Bertram

Head of the Institute of Control Theory and Systems Engineering (RST), TU Dortmund University, Germany

Alexander Karl Böhm

Development Engineer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Carrosserie HESS AG, Switzerland

Andreas Bossert

Senior Expert Engineer Verification, Validation and Virtualization, ITK Engineering GmbH, Germany

David Carvalho

Senior Vice President Experience Design / CX/UX/UI & Industrial Design, Pininfarina S.p.A., Italy

Zoran Cutura

Director Cross-Application Field Management, ETAS GmbH, Germany

Jérémy Dahan

Head of Technology Research, Elektrobit Automotive Americas Inc., United States

Khazar Dargahi Nobari

PhD Student, Research associate, Institute of Control Theory and Systems Engineering (RST), TU Dortmund University, Germany

Christopher Diehl

Research Associate, Institute of Control Theory and Systems Engineering, TU Dortmund University, Germany

Prof. Dr. Lutz Eckstein

Director, Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika), RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Dirk Ferge

Senior Manager Business Development & Innovation, JTEKT Europe, Germany

Dr. Alexander Frey

Research Assistent, Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt), Germany

Alexander Frings

Manager Engineering Services, IPG Automotive GmbH, Germany

Dr. Robert Fuchs

R&D Section Manager, JTEKT Corporation, Japan

Dr. Simon Funke

Partnership Manager Automotive, understandAI GmbH, Germany

Simon Fürst

BMW Group, Germany

Dr. Karl-Heinz Glander

Europe Regional Engineering Director, Aptiv Services Deutschland GmbH, Germany

Dr. Martin Grießer

Head of Systems Engineering, Continental, Germany

Christoph Hartung

President and Chairman of the Board of Management, ETAS GmbH, Germany

Dr. Alexander Heintzel

Editor-in-Chief ATZ | MTZ Group, Springer Nature, Germany

Prof. Dr. Meike Jipp

Head of Department Human Factors, Institute of Transport Research, Institute of Transportation Systems, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany

Nils Köster

PhD student, Institute for Technology and Innovation Management (TIM), RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Ralph Lauxmann

Senior Vice President AMS Strategy & Future Solutions, Continental, Germany

Julien Marguerie

Global Project Manager, Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., Japan

Dr. Philipp Materne

Development Engineer, IAV GmbH, Germany

Patrik Moravek

Product engineer, dSPACE GmbH

Meris Neininger

Managing Editor Versicherungsmagazin, Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, Germany

Dr. Thomas Otto

Group Manager Cooperative Systems, Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI, Germany

Gerd Prillwitz

Lead Application Engineer: Sensors and Photonics, ANSYS Inc., United States

M. Sc. Miriam Schäffer

Research Assistant, Interior Design Engineering, University of Stuttgart, Germany

Stefan Schmuttermair

Actuary (DAV), Division Manager, E + S Rückversicherung AG, Germany

Dr. Peter Schöggl

Vice President Business Field Racing and Vehicle, AVL List GmbH, Austria

Tino Schulze

Executive Vice President, dSPACE GmbH

Katrin Schwager

Project Manager for Innovation and Change, Hamburger Hochbahn AG

Elisabeth Shi

HMI Research Associate, Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt), Germany

Onnen Siems

Managing Dirctor, Meyerthole Siems Kohlruss – Gesellschaft für aktuarielle Beratung mbH, Germany

Dr. Sven Spieckermann

Executive Board Spokesman, CEO, SimPlan AG, Germany

Satoshi Taniguchi

Group Manager AD/ADAS Safety Assurance, Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan

Dr. Andreas Teuner

Vice President ADAS Engineering, ZF Group, United Kingdom

Yagil Tzur

Vice President Product, Tactile Mobility, Israel

Moritz Wäschle

Research associate, Institute of Product Engineering (IPEK), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Patrick Wirth

Director Innovation & Investment, Baloise Insurance, Switzerland

Dr. Detlef Zerfowski

Vice President Security & VRTE, ETAS GmbH, Germany