HARA – how to develop a unified approach in the preparation of Hazard, Risk and Undesired Event Analysis?
Real-world testing – how to approach field testing of automated and connected driving in urban environments
Perception – how to use sensor simulation concepts for virtual test drives?
Scenarios – can we develop a common framework for self-driving vehicles?
E/E system concepts – can traditional vehicles be converted into fail-operational vehicles via re-design / re-mapping of components?
Safe Artificial intelligence – how to ensure the safety of deep learning based systems?
Cooperative Automated Systems – how to use risk-oriented runtime reconfiguration to increase resilience of connected AVs?
Public road testing – how to make it safe & efficient?
Map-based validation – how to improve virtual testing with 3D map data?
Vehicle Motion Control – how to achieve fail-operational control in different environments?
Safety-critical systems – how to make the step from fail-safe to fail-operational?
SOTIF (ISO/PAS 21448), UL 4600 & PAS 1881 – can they fill the gap in existing standards & regulations?
ISO 26262 – what does the 2nd edition mean for automated vehicles and how to reflect the real progression of autonomous driving innovation in its 3rd and most anticipated edition?
Simulation & virtual testing – how to best integrate it into the development process?
Software architectures & safety critical functions – how to deal with functional & systematic failure at software level?
Verification & Validation – how safe is safe enough, and how to prove it?