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

Agenda Day 2

8:30 - 8:50 Registration and Welcome Coffee

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

9:00 - 9:40 Introducing Safety Of The Intended Functionality (SOTIF) for ADAS and highly automated driving

  • Status of SOTIF PAS 21448
  • Application to ADAS Systems
  • Special challenges for AI-based highly automated driving
Neil Garbacik, Advanced Senior Engineer System Safety
and Security, Fiat Chrysler Automobile, USA

9:40 - 10:20 Safety assurance of machine learning in automated driving systems

  • Key challenges that ML poses to safety assurance
  • Existing strategies to address some of these challenges
in practice
  • Promising research directions to attack the remaining challenges
Prof. Krzysztof Czarnecki, University of Waterloo, Canada

10:20 - 10:50 Coffee break and networking

10:50 - 11:50 Panel discussion | safety of autonomous cars

  • Discussing different methods to making an autonomous
vehicle safe
  • Approaches to validation of self-learning algorithms
  • Legal aspects of autonomous driving
Gerard Joyce, ISO 26262 Functional Safety Lead,
Lyft Level 5, USA

11:50 - 12:30 Updates on legislation for autonomous driving

  • Discussing the new California autonomous vehicle regulation
for testing and deployment of AVs
  • Future developments: commercial and delivery vehicles and
  • Regulations on safety of operation of AVs
Brian Soublet, Deputy Director and Chief Counsel,
California Department of Motor Vehicles (tbc.)

12:30 - 13:10 Legal Implications of ISO 26262 on product liability of component part manufacturers

  • Overview of Product Liability for Component Part Manufacturers
  • Discussion of How ISO26262 Can Impact Liability
  • Discussion of Best Practices to Manage Risk
  • Discussion on Legal Implications of Autonomous Driving
Gretchen N. Miller, Product Liability Defense Lawyer and
Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig LLP, USA

13:10 - 14:40 Networking luncheon

14:40 - 15:20 New architectural concepts for fail-operational automotive systems

  • New requirements for the robustness and availability
  • Approaches to optimisation of system and hardware architecture
  • Practical examples

Round Table Sessions

Table A

15:20 - 16:20 Overlaps and interfaces of safety and security
Jerzy Kowalczuk, Director, Functional Safety & Engineering
Processes, HARMAN International, Germany

Table B

15:20 - 16:20 Functional Safety and Systems Engineering
Kenneth Freeman, Functional Safety Manager, Hella

Table C

15:20 - 16:20 The role of FuSA in the context of Autonomous Drive: Safety vs. Availability
John Joyce, Chassis Controls Technical Leader, Ford Motor Company, USA

Table D

8:00 - 9:00 Agility in functional safety
Jürgen Wilhelmy, Product Safety HV Battery, Audi AG, Germany

17:00 - 17:40 Autonomous revolution: Selected topics on overlapping safety and cybersecurity, sensor fusion, infotainment and testing

  • New systems related to safety, cybersecurity, and
autonomous driving
  • Introduction new complex sensors - sensor fusion
  • Decision making process by AI (artificial intelligence)
algorithms controlling vehicles
  • Integration of the systems and testing
  • Accreditation, certification and legal aspects.
Jerzy Kowalczuk, Director, Functional Safety & Engineering
Processes, HARMAN International, Germany

17:40 - 17:50 Closing Remarks by the Chairperson

17:50 - 17:50 End of the main conference