June 12 - 14, 2018
Sheraton Ann Arbor Hotel, Ann Arbor, MI

Agenda Day 1

8:10 - 8:30 Registration

8:50 - 9:00 Opening Remarks by the conference chairperson

9:00 - 9:40 Opening keynote | Current status and directions of ISO 26262 2nd edition

  • Current status of the 2nd edition
  • Brief description of scope and major changes
  • Feedback about applicability and potential next steps
Rami Debouk, Staff Researcher, General Motors, USA

9:40 - 11:20 Keynote Panel Discussion | Most crucial changes of the 2nd edition of ISO 26262

The 2nd edition of the ISO 26262 standard brings some
crucial changes with it. In this panel discussion national and
international committee members will meet to discuss those
changes. In particular you will hear about new parts for trucks,
buses , motorcycles and semiconductors. Additionally topics
such as model-based development, distributed development and
new process assessment methods will be discussed.

10:20 - 10:50 Speed Networking

Maximise your networking outcome at this
event by participating in these fast-paced 1-to-1 meetings. Get
to know the other attendees and exchange your business cards.

10:50 - 11:20 Coffee break and networking

11:20 - 12:00 Digitalization of Functional Safety in a Connected Supply Chain

  • Chad Kymal, C.T.O., Omnex, USA

12:00 - 12:40 Current status of ISO/DIS 26262:11

  • Latest challenges and solutions – Addressing the
missing links in part 11
  • Update on standards – Rethinking semiconductors
engineering and SEooC
Andnan Haider, Technical Specialist-Electronics, ZF Group, USA

12:40 - 14:10 Networking Luncheon

14:10 - 14:50 Efficient introduction of ISO 26262 into the organizational process

  • Common workflow for any organization
  • Integration of ISO 26262, SOTIF and STPA
  • Selection of safety mechanisms for different ASIL levels
Pradhap Moorthi, EGM, Functional Safety, Aptiv, USA

14:50 - 15:30 Globalizing the FuSa Process

• Harmonizing existing Work Products
• Defining the Method, Template and Checklist Process
• Eliminating by integration “Local Work Products”
• A global FuSa organizational structure
Joseph Kristofik, Global Functional Safety Manager for
Passive Safety, Autoliv, USA

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break and networking

16:00 - 16:40 Practical Application Focused Achievements of Formal Methods in Automotive – From an R&D through to Production Perspective

  • Requirements engineering; potential role and current
achievements of formal methods
  • Testing design models; potential role and current
achievements of formal methods
  • Testing software code; potential role and current achievements
of formal methods

Dr. Arun Chakrapani Rao, Senior Research Fellow, WMG,
The University of Warwick, UK

16:40 - 17:20 AUTOSAR – development of a new C++ standard for safety-critical systems

Dr. Frank van den Beuken, Senior Technical Consultant,

17:20 - 17:30 Closing remarks by the conference chairperson

18:00 - 23:00 Evening Get-Together

Join our evening get-together and take
this opportunity to network and make new business contacts.
Or just to relax and round off your first conference day.