Speaker Interviews

Discover more about the topics and technologies to be discussed at this year's (fee-to-attend) conferences, via a series of exclusive interviews with a selection of our expert speakers


Why lidar technology is the way forward
Velodyne LiDAR

Dr Mircea Gradu, senior vice president for quality and validation at Velodyne LiDAR, sheds some light on the development process of an automotive-grade lidar sensor and explains the role they could play in automotive safety.

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How to avoid the pitfalls of training neural networks
KPIT Technologies

Olivier Bockenbach, head of functional safety for KPIT Technologies’ autonomous driving department, highlights the importance of avoiding both over- and undergeneralization when training neural networks, ahead of his presentation at the Autonomous Vehicle Software & AI Symposium.

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Developing realistic and reliable pedestrian targets

Dr Igor Doric, executive director of Messring, talks about how the company goes about developing targets for autonomous emergency braking systems testing that accurately replicate vulnerable road users and their sometimes unpredictable movements.

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The latest in automotive AI and how to implement it

Frank Kraemer, client technical architect at IBM, previews the latest in automotive artificial intelligence, as well as the workflows required to implement it successfully.

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Standardizing AV certification

Dr Houssem Abdellatif, global head autonomous driving and ADAS at TÜV Süd, explains how the certification and approval of AVs is a whole new world compared to conventional road vehicles.

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How to create a safe, personal space in future AVs

Dr Thorsten Bohnenberger, product line marketing director at Faurecia, gives us a glimpse of what the automotive technology company is developing to make the cockpit of the future a comfortable, safe and personal space to travel in.

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Designing an AV licensing program in Singapore

Niels de Boer is the program director for CETRAN (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), which is tasked by the Singapore Land Transport Authority to develop technical standards and set out a roadmap that will guide the deployment of AVs in Singapore. He shares here some details of this program, as well as some of the challenges in rolling out AVs in Singapore.

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Why driver monitoring is crucial to AV safety

Dr Wolfgang Stolzmann, lead engineer and consultant for ADAS systems at CMore, talks about recent developments in driver monitoring technology, and why they are an important step before the industry can move on to fully autonomous vehicles.

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Future Show: Autonomous Vehicle Technology Expo 2020, June 16, 17, 18, 2020, Halls 7, 8, 9, 10, Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Future Show: Autonomous Vehicle Technology Expo 2021, June 8, 9, 10, 2021, Halls 7, 8, 9, 10, Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Future Show: Autonomous Vehicle Technology Expo 2022, June 21, 22, 23, 2022, Halls 7, 8, 9, 10, Messe Stuttgart, Germany