International VDI Conference - Future of AI in Automotive
- Gain insight from case studies and best practice automotive AI use cases from around the world
- Discover the latest developments in AI to see how the path is being forged towards level 5 autonomous driving and learn how AI can be used as a tool within the enterprise
- Discuss the regulatory and safety implications of AI and autonomous driving and learn about current and future standards
- See how AI will influence software architecture and experience how AI algorithms accelerate and improve sensing, computer vision, imaging, perception and behavioral evaluation
- Take your chance to engage with internationally renowned AI specialists in our interactive sessions and expand your professional network during the breaks and at the evening reception
SAVE THE DATE – On December 11-12, 2019 the international VDI conference “Future of AI in Automotive” is returning to Berlin for the 2nd edition! Specifically designed for the automotive industry, the event engages with new ideas, innovations, upcoming challenges and future opportunities of automotive AI. The conference is a must for those who want to capitalize on the emerging opportunities that AI offers for the automotive sector and offers an interactive platform for open discussions to all relevant stakeholders from an international perspective.
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Fooling a Real Car with Adversarial Traffic Signs
Author: Nir Morgulis, Alexander Kreines, Shachar Mendelowitz, Yuval Weisglass; Harman International
AI accelerating Automotive Development
AI seems to be omnipresent these days, enabling faster and more accessible innovation cycles throughout almost every industry sector. Automotive might be the one sector where the huge investments in AI are not only fundamentally transforming and accelerating development processes but are already today affecting – if not disrupting our daily lives: Experiences in and around the car are reshaped, realizing a connected and safe mobility anytime, anywhere. New use cases, business opportunities and technology concepts open up every day. By means of integrating AI with in-vehicle systems immense quantities of sensor data are easily managed, making sure the huge volumes of data are intelligently distributed and processed. Redefined technology concepts will change system architectures, software platforms, ADAS and principal requirements on the way towards full autonomy.
Artificial Intelligence for All: I am AI – Are You?
To stay on top of these developments and to retain your competitive advantage, you need to engage with the newest developments in the automotive AI market, hear what the most promising new start-ups have to say and exchange ideas with key industry stakeholders. The VDI Future of AI in Automotive conference is the ideal opportunity to get an update on how AI is transforming the automotive sector, its opportunities for future applications and the challenges to come.
Conference Topics & Agenda
Participants will profit from innovative ideas, best practice examples, case studies, tech presentations and interactive discussion rounds and a Start-Up poster session! You can download the finalized agenda here!
Have a look at the focus topics in 2019:
- AI transforming Automotive – Status Quo, Future Road & Limits
- Humanlike Intuition & Human centered Autonomy for self-driving Cars
- Simulation, Testing & Validation of AI
- Sensor Fusion, Computer Vision, Perception & AR Solutions
- Trust in AI: The Regulatory & Ethical Perspective
Benefit not only from interesting presentations, but also join our interactive session formats!
If you have any questions regarding the conference program or you want to become a speaker at the next event in 2020 contact Leonie Bohnstedt.
Framework Program of the Conference
All participants are invited to join the evening event on the first conference day as a perfect networking opportunity to establish new contacts. Get in touch with international automotive AI experts, business partners and specialists. At the end of the first conference day, we will come together in a relaxed environment for even more networking, food & drinks and maybe even thrilling table soccer match!
Registration & Welcome Coffee
Chair’s Welcome and Opening Address
Dr. Florian Baumann, CTO, Dell EMC, Germany
I. AI transforming Automotive – Status Quo, Future Road & Limits of AI
Challenges of AI in the Automotive Industry
Dr. Florian Baumann, CTO, Dell EMC, Germany
Towards autonomous automotive Engineering
Dr. Christian Drescher, Artificial Intelligence Research, Mercedes-Benz Research & Development, Daimler AG, Germany
Building intelligent Autonomous Driving Systems out of Silicon Blocks - Keynote
Ali Osman Ors, Director AI Strategy and Strategic Partnerships Automotive, NXP Semiconductors, USA
The Data and AI Ecosystem for Autonomous Driving
Dr.-Ing. Boris Schauerte, Autonomous Driving Product Domain Owner, Data Science Technologies, BMW Group, Germany
II. Simulation, Testing & Validation of AI
Cloud-based Toolchain for validating AI Algorithms
Stefan Pruisken, Director, Business Development Software Platform & Automated Driving, Elektrobit, Germany
Physically based Simulation for Perception Systems
tba, rFpro, UK
Interactive World Café Session (Exemplary Topics)
Dr. Henrik J. Putzer, fortiss GmbH & cogitron GmbH, Germany
Networking & Coffee Break
III. Human centered Autonomy for self-driving Cars
Building Autonomous Driving Brains
Michael Schuerdt, General Manager Europe, Momenta.ai, China
When Cars heal themselves – The Realization of self-healing Software
Zohar Fox, CEO & Co-Founder, Aurora Labs, Israel
Predicting Pedestrian Behaviour for natural Interactions between future Mobility and People
Raunaq Bose, CTO, Humanising Autonomy, UK
End of Conference Day One
At the end of the first conference day we kindly invite you to use the relaxed and informal atmosphere for in-depth conversations with other participants and speakers
IV. Sensor Fusion, Computer Vision, Perception & AR Solutions
Time-Critical AI Perception, Planning and Action - Morning Keynote
David Atkinson, Head Systems & Technology and Chief Research Scientist - Artificial Intelligence Chassis and Safety Division, Silicon Valley Research & Development Center, Continental Automotive Systems, USA
Adversarial Factory: Robust Attacks on Car Perception Systems
Dr. Alexander Kreines, Sr. Data Scientist, Automotive Cybersecurity BU, co-authors: Nir Morgulis, Shachar Mendelowitz & Yuval Weisglass, all: HARMAN, Israel
Augmented Reality Solutions for Advanced Driver Assistance
Sergii Bykov, Technical Lead R&D, Apostera GmbH, Ukraine
Autonomous Driving: Useful vs. Safe
Robert Krutsch, Chief Architect, Zenuity, Germany
Networking & Coffee Break
AI in racing – A Best Practice Study
Dr. Marc Hilbert, Team Lead ML for Engineering and Production Technologies, Volkswagen Data:Lab, Germany
V. Start Up (Poster-) Session
Short Presentations, Discussion & Poster Showcasing
You are interested in new collaborations or curious about innovative ideas and technologies? Meet automotive AI start-ups at our interactive start-up session and directly discuss their ideas and your questions in a subsequent round table poster session.
Confirmed Start Ups:
VI. Trust in AI: The Regulatory & Ethical Perspective
Overcoming ethical and regulatory Challenges for AV‘s
Christian Janke, Assistant Professor, College of Aeronautics Program Chair, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
Slot reserverd for Inrupt
Davi Ottenheimer, Trust and Digital Ethics Technologist, Security, Inrupt, USA
Closing Panel Discussion
Hype meets reality, opportunities meet ethics: Do we need a morality framework for AI enabled cars and what is really possible?
Conference Chair‘s closing Remarks
End of Conference
Who should attend the Conference?
This VDI conference is designed for all stakeholders in the cognitive vehicles sector, who work in AI and deep learning for automotive applications, computer vision and sensor fusion technology, for example.
It is ideal for decision makers, engineers and specialists working at or with:
- Tier 1 & Tier 2 supplier
- Semi conductor industry
- Vendors & technology-, solution- and service providers
- Software provider & developer
- AI Start Ups
This conference will also be of interest scientific and research institutes focusing on AI.
Are you interested in groundbreaking new developments in artificial intelligence and the vehicles of the future? Would you like to know more about the technology that will lead to level 5 autonomous driving? Do you want to engage with experts exclusively from the automotive and AI industry? Then save your seat for the VDI Future of AI in Automotive conference now!
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