OSS.5 - interactive conference for functional safety

September 26 – 27, 2019 | Maritim proArte Hotel, Berlin, Germany

Europe's No. 1 Event on Functional & System Safety for Level 4 & 5 Automated Vehicles!

OSS.5 is Europe’s first platform bringing together all stakeholders who play an active role in achieving functional & system safety in highly & fully automated driving. The event provides you with precise insights into new technical innovations, latest updates to standards and challenges regarding operational safe systems in Level 4 & 5 vehicles.

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First Confirmed Speakers 2019

Event at a glance

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OSS.5 – the calendar event for...

…functional safety, system safety, testing & validation experts and ADAS executives.

Our mission:

  1. Evaluate which concepts, architectures, platforms and further technical requirements are needed to reach Level 4 & 5 operational safe systems.
  2. Discuss how to approach vericfication & validation in autonomous vehicle development.
  3. Explore how AI & deep learning will change system safety.
  4. Learn about best practices on how to include simulation and real-world testing into your development process.
  5. Cover the full scope of operational safe systems in Level 4 & 5 from the market leaders and new market players
  6. Be an active part of the full automation and self-driving cars reality and make Level 5 happen – with operational safe systems!

Where else can you find so many projects, vehicle automation budgets and automotive safety leads under the same roof?

Get involved as a business partner as our events are a one-stop-shop opportunity to promote thought-leadership and get face-to-face with over 150 key prospects. OSS.5 Europe offers the best in class opportunity to introduce yourself as a thought leader to functional safety, system safety & autonomous driving executives in the automotive industry.

OSS.5 Europe Sessions

The 2.5-day event is a unique combination of inspirational keynotes, well-moderated, interactive World Cafés, Challenge your Peers sessions, a pre-event System Safety Workshop, Icebreakers – and much more.
Be part of our exclusive platform that explores business models, case studies, actions and profitability and identify missing gaps that hide opportunities, chances and potential solutions for your technical and business challenges.
We look forward to welcoming you in Berlin!

AUTO.SCALE - 8 Start Ups – 8 Innovations

We are passionate about innovation in Level 5 safety and recognize the pivotal role start-ups  could play here. We understand the unique circumstances a tech start-up is faced with, and have tailored specific packages to enable the engagement of automotive start-ups at Auto Scale Start Up Lounge.

The Auto Scale Start Up Lounge is the place to do business not just vertically- with the many automotive business professionals attending the event – but also horizontally. Partnerships with other automotive businesses, OEMs, Tier 1 and suppliers will deliver additional significant value from your engagement with Auto Scale Start Up Lounge. The Auto:Scale is a great opportunity for your start-up to be noticed, be identified as market-leading, forge partnerships with organizations that are investing in the next big thing that is Level 5 Autonomy!

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Functional Safety – Hardware Safety – Software Safety – System Safety
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Not sponsors… OSS.5 Europe is a unique event in the vehicle automation world because of our relationship with our partners. Our aim is to support them to reach their targets and inspire innovation.

Position your business as a thought leader at the OSS.5 Europe and become a partner today!

I had a great time at the conference and learned a lot. Looking forward to participating in your next conference.
Abdulla Yousuf
Great overview of what’s happening in AI for automated cars.
Wolfgang Müller
Inspiring and insightful!
Peter Lindskog
NIRA Dynamics AB
There were many chances to discuss, it was so exciting.
Takuya Furukawa
Toyota Motor Europe
It really was a great event where there was valuable technical information, great networking and collaboration from everyone!
We will surely put it on our calendar for next year!
Amine Smires
CS Canada
I enjoyed the conference indeed – very good program, a strong group of experts and useful discussions.

Looking forward to next year’s program.

Ramesh S
General Motors
Solidly organized and well-executed conference with an interesting mixture of OEMs, Tier 1/2s and research partners, which led to rich discussions.
Philipp Schnetter
Volkswagen AG
Excellent for knowledge top-up and networking.
Sagar Behere
Toyota Research Institute
Packed, interesting, and informative.
Andrew Chung
Hyundai MOBIS


8 Start Ups – 8 Innovations!

we.CONECT gives start-ups the opportunity to showcase their work and ideas and provides an excellent opportunity for start-up level companies to showcase their best safety & security features. The Auto.Scale start-up Lounge is the place to do business. Forge partnerships with other businesses, OEMs, Tier 1 and suppliers that are investing in autonomous driving!


Safety & Security, Testing & Validation, Hardware & Software

  • Safety-critical systems – how to make the step from fail-safe to fail-operational?
  • ISO 26262 2nd ed. – what does it mean for automated vehicles?
  • Simulation & virtual testing – how to best integrate it into the development process?
  • Verification & Validation – how safe is safe enough, and how to prove it?
  • Semiconductors – what are current challenges and opportunities for safety-critical automotive systems?
  • Connectivity – how to test safety & security of V2V & V2X
  • SOTIF & ISO/PAS 21448 – can it fill the gap in existing standards?
  • Software architectures – how to deal with systematic failure at software leve?
  • Best practices – what can be learned from other industries such as aerospace & defense?
  • Cybersecurity – how to think safety & security together?

Safety & Security, Testing & Validation, Hardware & Software

  • 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?
  • 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?

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The we.CONECT Multi-Touchpoint Konzept

We know that networking, ideation, knowledge sharing and getting this “little detail I didn‘t know so far” is one of the most important reasons to participate in our events. To guarantee the best networking experience, various sessions have been created, tailored to your needs and curated from the industry – we call it Multi-Touchpoint Concept!



Top speakers, trendsetters, and experts in the field share their personal experience.


World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

Powered by AI

we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs.

Search – Find – Match – Connect


Say Hello

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.


Case Study

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning and operative realization. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.



Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.


Challenge your Peers

Parallel roundtable discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges.


Meet! OSS.5 Europe

Discover who else is participating at the OSS.5 Europe. Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference.


Breakfast Club

Start the conference with coffee and… NETWORKING! Join the we.CONECT Breakfast Club – an exclusive area in your hotel – and get into a conversation with other delegates already while having your first coffee.


Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.


Auto.Scale Start Up Lounge

we.CONECT gives you the opportunity to showcase your work and ideas and provides an excellent opportunity for start-up level companies to showcase their best in car technologies, software and smart mobility concepts for autonomous and connected vehicles.


Tweetback & Connect

The unique interactive live feedback system! Note down your thoughts on comment cards which will be pinned on walls in the networking area for further discussion.

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