08 - 10 October, 2024 | Palau de Congressos, Barcelona

AutoSens Europe 2023 Agenda

Day
Day
Session Type
Session Type
Organisations
Organisations
Session Topic
Session Topic

Please note: Session times and locations are subject to change

AutoSens Brussels 2023 Opening remarks

Introduction
Rob Stead
Managing Director,

Sense Media Group

AutoSens Interviews ChatGPT 

Sara Sargent
InCabin Lead,

Sense Media Group

Rob Stead
Managing Director,

Sense Media Group

Future-Proof Connectivity for Imaging Sensors

Keynote
Christoph Gollob
Network Architect,

BMW

A General Camera Model: The EMVA 1288 Standard Release 4.0 and Lossless Image Compression

Keynote
Bernd Jaehne
Professor of Physics and Computer Science,

IWR Heidelberg University

Image Sensors for Safer Roads

Presentation
Sergey Velichko
Senior Manager, ASD Technology and Product Strategy,

onsemi

Press Briefing

Camera Performance Evaluation & Image Sensing - Chair: Wilfried Philips
Camera Performance Evaluation & Image Sensing - Chair: Wilfried Philips

Computer Vision: What KPI for Camera performance evaluation?

Presentation
Laurent Chanas
Image Quality Expert - Product Owner,

DXOMARK

Data, DNNs and Deep Learning - Chair: Valentina Donzella
Data, DNNs and Deep Learning - Chair: Valentina Donzella

Do Deep Neural Networks dream of Bayer data? 

Presentation
Pak Hung Chan
Project Engineer,

University of Warwick

Exploring Sensor Fusion - Chair: Junko Yoshida
Exploring Sensor Fusion - Chair: Junko Yoshida

Redefining Radar – Camera Sensor Fusion: A Leap Towards Autonomous Driving Without LiDAR

Presentation
Andras Palffy
Co-Founder,

Perciv AI

Camera Performance Evaluation & Image Sensing - Chair: Patrick Denny
Camera Performance Evaluation & Image Sensing - Chair: Patrick Denny

Performance Considerations for Automotive High Dynamic Range Image Sensors

Presentation
Tomas Geurts
Sr. R&D Director, Europe,

OMNIVISION

Data, DNNs and Deep Learning - Chair: Valentina Donzella
Data, DNNs and Deep Learning - Chair: Valentina Donzella

From the road to the datacenter: fast and smart data recording to speed up ADAS/AD development

Presentation
Frank Kraemer
Systems Architect,

IBM

Exploring Sensor Fusion - Chair: Junko Yoshida
Exploring Sensor Fusion - Chair: Junko Yoshida

Context Adaptation for Automotive Sensor Fusion

Presentation
Jan Aelterman
Assistant Professor,

Gent University

Camera Performance Evaluation & Image Sensing - Chair: Patrick Denny
Camera Performance Evaluation & Image Sensing - Chair: Patrick Denny

Evaluating Geometric Distortion in Surround View Camera Systems: Implications for VRU Safety

Presentation
Benoit Anctil
Senior Crash Avoidance Research Engineer,

Transport Canada

Data, DNNs and Deep Learning - Chair: Valentina Donzella
Data, DNNs and Deep Learning - Chair: Valentina Donzella

Advancing vehicle perception development using high-fidelity synthetic training data created using physically modelled sensors

Presentation
Matt Daley
Technical Director,

rFpro

Exploring Sensor Fusion - Chair: Junko Yoshida
Exploring Sensor Fusion - Chair: Junko Yoshida

From ABS to Autonomous Driving

Presentation
Duong Van Nguyen
Head of ADAS,

Panasonic Automotive Systems Europe GmbH

Camera Performance Evaluation & Image Sensing - Chair: Patrick Denny
Camera Performance Evaluation & Image Sensing - Chair: Patrick Denny

MEMS Actuator Application in Automotive Camera

Presentation
Colin Kwan
CEO,

MEMSDrive

Data, DNNs and Deep Learning - Chair: Valentina Donzella
Data, DNNs and Deep Learning - Chair: Valentina Donzella

From Vision to Action: Elevating Safety with Super-Resolution Imaging Radars and AI-Enabled Perception

Presentation
Dane Mitrev
Senior ML Engineer,

Provizio ai

Exploring Sensor Fusion - Chair: Junko Yoshida
Exploring Sensor Fusion - Chair: Junko Yoshida

Sensor Fusion, is this the next step for AI?

Presentation
Amit Kumar
Director of Product Management,

Cadence

Different Approaches to System Validation Challenges - Chair: Anne-Françoise Pelé 
Different Approaches to System Validation Challenges - Chair: Anne-Françoise Pelé 

Analysis of weather effects on sensor performance for improving image quality

Presentation
Armin Engstle
Main Department Manager Dynamic Ground Truth System,

AVL

L2 cars with Level 3 and Level 4 use cases - Chair: Juergen Hoellisch
L2 cars with Level 3 and Level 4 use cases - Chair: Juergen Hoellisch

Empowering the Future of Autonomous Driving: Scalable and Safety-Compliant Architectures

Presentation
Minkyu Kim
System architect/Safety architect,

LG Electronics

Cyber Security & Data Privacy - Chair: Sebastian Blanco
Cyber Security & Data Privacy - Chair: Sebastian Blanco

Why Automotive Image Sensors Need to be Cyber-Secure

Presentation
Ludovic Rota
Product Marketing Manager,

onsemi

Different Approaches to System Validation Challenges
Different Approaches to System Validation Challenges

Assuring Autonomous Vehicles: Sensor Weather Degradation

Presentation
Richard Dudley
Science Area Leader (Autonomous Vehicle Sensors, Electromagnetics & Precision Farming),

National Physical Laboratory

L2 cars with Level 3 and Level 4 use cases - Chair: Juergen Hoellisch
L2 cars with Level 3 and Level 4 use cases - Chair: Juergen Hoellisch

Automotive Radar Technology Innovations power next-gen ADAS and Autonomous Driving

Presentation
Matthias Feulner
Senior Director Marketing,

NXP Semiconductor

Cyber Security & Data Privacy
Cyber Security & Data Privacy

UNECE Regulations for Vehicle Cybersecurity – What’s required for OEMs and Tier-1s?

Presentation
Hyunse Lee
Vice President ,

AUTOCRYPT

Different Approaches to System Validation Challenges
Different Approaches to System Validation Challenges

Functional validation of ADAS and AD systems: Why is it such a big problem? And how could we solve it?

Presentation
Thorsten Meyer
Sr. System Architect Front Camera,

Valeo

L2 cars with Level 3 and Level 4 use cases - Chair: Juergen Hoellisch
L2 cars with Level 3 and Level 4 use cases - Chair: Juergen Hoellisch

Automate The Last Stretch Of Daily Driving

Presentation
Dong Chen
General Manager German Site,

ZongMu Technology

Cyber Security & Data Privacy
Cyber Security & Data Privacy

Discovering critical vulnerabilities at source with human code review

Presentation
Chris Dickens
Senior Solutions Engineer,

HackerOne

Thermal Imaging and PAEB - Chair: Sara Sargent
Thermal Imaging and PAEB - Chair: Sara Sargent

Lighting Up the Dark: Next-Gen Thermal Imaging Optics for Affordable Nighttime Pedestrian Detection in Cars

Presentation
Bendix Demeulemeester
Director Marketing & Business Development,

Umicore

Park Assist and Low Speed Maneuvering - Chair: Juergen Hoellisch
Park Assist and Low Speed Maneuvering - Chair: Juergen Hoellisch

Software-Defined Radar Sensors for Autonomy Customers

Presentation
Ralph Mende
CEO and Founder,

smartmicro

Infrastructure, V2I & V2X - Chair: Tiana May
Infrastructure, V2I & V2X - Chair: Tiana May

Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) in 2023: Progress, Challenges and Strategic Recommendations

Presentation
James Hodgson
Research Director,

ABI Research

Thermal Imaging and PAEB
Thermal Imaging and PAEB

Experiment assessment of thermal cameras in automatic emergency braking applications

Presentation
Sebastien Tinnes
Global Market Leader,

Lynred

Park Assist and Low Speed Maneuvering - Chair: Juergen Hoellisch
Park Assist and Low Speed Maneuvering - Chair: Juergen Hoellisch

The Future of Vehicle Parking Innovations

Presentation
Berveleen-Masonga-scaled
Product Manager,

Hyundai Mobis

Infrastructure, V2I and V2X - Chair: Tiana May
Infrastructure, V2I and V2X - Chair: Tiana May

Observing the World: Defining a New Reference Observer for Non-Biological Entities

Panel Discussion
Alexander Braun

Prof. Alexander Braun​,
Professor of Physics,
University of Applied Sciences Dusseldorf

Robert Dingess

Robert Dingess,
President,
Mercer Strategic Alliance

Patrick Denny

Patrick Denny,
Lecturer in Artificial Intelligence,
University of Limerick

Megan Lampinen

Megan Lampinen,
Editor-at-large,
Automotive World
(Moderator)

Thermal Imaging and PAEB
Thermal Imaging and PAEB

Enhanced Pedestrian Safety with 3D Thermal Ranging using AI for ADAS/AV Applications

Presentation
Chuck Gershman
CEO, Co-Founder,

OWL AI

Park Assist and Low Speed Maneuvering - Chair: Juergen Hoellisch
Park Assist and Low Speed Maneuvering - Chair: Juergen Hoellisch

Accelerating the ADAS development with ECO System

Presentation
Haowei (Jeffrey) Wang
Chief Architect - Head of AD Product,

JOYNEXT

Thermal Imaging and PAEB
Thermal Imaging and PAEB

Thermal Imaging and PAEB Q&A Panel

Panel Discussion
Bendix Demeulemeester

Bendix De Meulemeester,
Director Marketing & Business Development,
Umicore

Sebastien Tinnes

Sébastien Tinnes,
Global Market Leader,
Lynred

Chuck Gershman

Chuck Gershman,
CEO, Co-Founder,
OWL AI

Park Assist and Low Speed Maneuvering
Park Assist and Low Speed Maneuvering

Park Assist and Low Speed Maneuvering Q&A Panel

Panel Discussion
Ralph Mende

Dr. Ralph Mende,
CEO,
Smartmicro

Berveleen Mashonga

Berveleen Mashonga,
Product Planning & Strategy,
Hyundai Mobis

Dong Chen

Dong Chen,
General Manager German Site,
ZongMu Technology

Image Quality - Chair: Patrick Denny
Image Quality - Chair: Patrick Denny

New and Convenient Information Capacity and Related Measurements

Presentation
Norman Koren
CTO,

Imatest

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - Chair: Frank Schirrmeister
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - Chair: Frank Schirrmeister

Catching the Long Tail of AI Perception: A New Strategy for Data Collection in AI Perception Development

Presentation
Florens Gressner
CEO, Co-Founder,

neurocat

What's Next for Lidar? - Chair: Simon Verghese
What's Next for Lidar? - Chair: Simon Verghese

Novel method for testing Lidar sensor

Presentation
Asish Jain
Solution Planner,

Keysight Technologies

Image Quality - Chair: Patrick Denny
Image Quality - Chair: Patrick Denny

JPEG XS video compression in automotive, a brief introduction

Presentation
Fracois-Pierre Clouet
Product Application Specialist,

intoPIX SA

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - Chair: Frank Schirrmeister
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - Chair: Frank Schirrmeister

Energy-aware Neural Architecture Search using accurate Virtual Prototypes of AI inference accelerators

Presentation
Details
Nicolai Behmann
Technical Solution Architect,

Siemens EDA

What's Next for Lidar?
What's Next for Lidar?

How silicon-based SPAD sensors enable reliable and cost-optimized lidars today

Presentation
Alexis Vander Biest
Senior Manager - Automotive Department,

Sony Depthsensing Solutions

Image Quality - Chair: Patrick Denny
Image Quality - Chair: Patrick Denny

Panel Discussion: How Should Image Quality in Computer Vision be Utilised for Safety Analysis?

Panel Discussion
Patrick Denny

Patrick Denny,
Associate Professor in Artificial Intelligence,
University of Limerick

Alexis Lluis Gomez

Alexis Lluis Gomez,
Technical Director – Imaging,
ARM

Javier Salado

Javier Salado,
Product Manager,

Anyverse
 

William O Grady

William O Grady,
Computer Vision Product Owner & Expert,
Valeo

Placeholder

Nirav Dharia,
Sensor Architect Lead,
Waymo
 

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - Chair: Frank Schirrmeister
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - Chair: Frank Schirrmeister

Detecting the unsafe unknowns – What umbrellas, boxes and harvesters have in common

Presentation
Details
Eric Richter
Director Technology Innovation,

BASELABS

What's Next for Lidar?
What's Next for Lidar?

Advanced Sensor for LiDAR

Presentation
Luigi Ghezzi
Technical Marketing Engineering,

Hamamatsu

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - Chair: Frank Schirrmeister
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - Chair: Frank Schirrmeister

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Q&A Panel

Panel Discussion
Florens Gressner

Florens Gressner,
CEO,
Neurocat

Nicolai Behmann

Nicolai Behmann,
Technical Solution, Architect,
Siemens EDA

Eric Richter

Eric Richter,
Director – Technology Innovation,
BASELABS

What's Next for Lidar?
What's Next for Lidar?

Introduction to Silicon Photonics and its applications to FMCW LiDAR sensing

Presentation
Amit Mizrahi
Technical Lead, LiDAR,

Intel

Optimising Optics: Advancing Windshield Technology - Chair: Dr. Sven Fleck
Optimising Optics: Advancing Windshield Technology - Chair: Dr. Sven Fleck

Virtualization of optical qualification for windshield camera zones

Presentation