LogoOSS.5 - Operational Safe Systems | September 24 – 26, 2023, Berlin, Pullmann Schweizer Hof, Berlin

OSS.5 Europe 2021 – a success story!

The third edition of the OSS.5 Europe was unanimously characterized as a successful conference. More than 100 registered attendees gathered in Berlin to discuss new technical innovations, latest updates to standards and challenges regarding operational safe systems in Level 4 & 5 vehicles during more than 2 event days filled with case studies and networking sessions.

Master of Functional & System Safety for Level 4 & 5 Automated Vehicles

OSS.5 Europe is coming back to Berlin on September 26 – 28, 2022. Be part of the thought-provoking discussion and Europe’s No. 1 Event on Functional & System Safety for Level 4 & 5 Automated Vehicles.

The OSS.5 Europe in Numbers

Functional & System Safety Experts
Companies & Institutions
Decision Makers / Senior Influencers
Speakers & Moderators
Cutting Edge Case Studies
Sessions full of Interaction & Discussions
Icebreaker Sessions
Hours of Networking

Trends, Ideas, Solutions
These have been the
Key Topics in 2021!

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?

We have Partners

…not Sponsors! Our Business Partners in 2021 – A strong Community!

Do you want to become a partner or do you want to exhibit in 2021? Contact us - we will be happy to advise you on your tailor-made package at OSS.5 Europe!

OSS.5 Europe Keynotes 2021

Scalable Safety Case in GSN
Dr. Wolfgang Freese
EU Chief Safety Engineer, Aptiv
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Enabling Virtual Test & Validation – Creating a Proof of Validation by Empowering Decentralized Data Markets for the ASAM OpenX
Carlo van Driesten
Systems Architect for Virtual Test & Validation, BMW Group
Carlo van Driesten
Developing ISO TS 5083 on Safety and Cybersecurity for AD – First Results
Dr. Hakan Sivencrona
Safety officer | Zenseact
Hakan Sivencrona
A Common Reference Model for Safe Intersection Traversal
Leon Starr
Model-Based Systems Engineering Lead, Toyota Research Institute
Leon Starr, TYI

Trendsetters – Visionaries – Movers and Shakers – The Panel in 2021

Easy to meet peers and to discuss and a good scope of presentations
G. Reichart
It was a pleasure to be part of the conference as speaker and moderator.
Murat Erdogan
Great opportunity to discuss about new saftey standards around autonomous vehicles.
Gabriel Python
It was a real pleasure speaking at OSS.5 conference in Berlin! This is gathering of OEMs, Tier 1s and ecosystem, all focused on how to make high level ADAS and autonomous verhicles safe is encouraging.
Roy Fridman
I was positively surprised by the energy and interest in the World Café discussions… and found the whole event useful.
Martin Törngren
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
It was a pleasure chairing the first day of OSS.5 last week.
I enjoyed the high technical level of the presentations.
Prof. Dr. Stefan Leue
University of Konstanz
To moderate a Challenge Your Peers session at the OSS.5 Europe was a great and positive experience.
Frank Hänsel
Volkswagen AG

Our Attendees

With more than 100 registered participants the OSS.5 Europe 2021 was again a huge success. Selected companies were among others:

Functional Safety Expert

Chief Architect Function Safety

Senior Functional Safety Engineer

Head of Engineering and Development


Research Engineer

Founding engineer

Director Marketing Mobility

OSS.5 Europe 2019 Attendee Profiles and Event Statistics

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of the attendees are decision-makers with direct or indirect budget responsibility.

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of the attendees are consultants or technology providers.

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of the attendees have a budget of over 1 Mio. €

Industry Split

OEMs: 23%
Tier 1
Tier 1: 28%
Vendor & Solution Provider
Vendor & Solution Provider: 30%
Research & Academia
Research & Academia: 13%
Other: 8%

Geographical Split

EMEA: 150%
AMER: 3%
APAC: 1%

The Community

Decision maker
Decision maker: 50%
Influencer: 100%
CEO / CXO / Managing Director
CEO / CXO / Managing Director: 4%

Primary Media Partner

Applied Intuition provides simulation software and infrastructure tools to safely develop, test, and deploy autonomous systems at scale. Our suite of products, focused on simulation, drive data management, and analytics, enables development teams to create thousands of scenarios in minutes, run simulations at scale, automate requirements management, and reduce on-road testing. Applied’s solution amplifies the real-world miles driven by finding edge cases from the drive data, creating variations of test scenarios, and supplementing them with synthetic data. Our solutions support safe operations of vehicles by catching failure cases early and enabling algorithm improvement post-deployment.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Detroit, Los Angeles, Munich, Tokyo, and Seoul, Applied is composed of software and automotive experts with experiences from the top global companies. Industry-leading companies of all sizes use Applied’s solutions to bring autonomy to market faster.



Foretellix tackles the most challenging barrier to autonomous vehicle deployment – Safety: ensuring the autonomous vehicle behaves properly under all possible driving conditions. Foretellix develops intelligent automation and analytic tools to orchestrate 100’s of millions of driving scenarios including corner cases, providing the confidence required to allow broad deployment of autonomous vehicles and to unleash the full potential of the autonomous revolution. Foretellix’s coverage driven verification framework provides safety metrics on how well the 100’s of millions of driving scenarios are being covered. Foretellix’s solution is required by leading autonomous vehicle developers, consumers, suppliers, insurance companies and regulators. The solution works with all required driving platforms, including simulators, X-in-the-loop configurations, test tracks and test vehicles. Foretellix was founded by a very experienced team, who led a start-up to a successful IPO, using proven coverage driven methodologies, intelligent automation, and analytics of large datasets for the verification of complex semiconductor products. The company has offices and representatives in Israel and the US.


TTTech Auto provides solutions for the challenges of future vehicle generations. We specialize in safe software and hardware platforms for automated driving and beyond, applicable in series production programs. With our leading technology solutions, we ensure safety and electronic robustness for a more automated world.

TTTech Auto operates under the umbrella of the TTTech Group, a technology leader in robust networking and safety controls, with cross-industry experience from more than 20 years of operation. The TTTech Group is headquartered in Vienna, Austria, and also present in several locations in Europe, the USA and Asia.


AKKA is the European leader in engineering consulting and R&D services in the mobility segment. As an innovation accelerator for its clients, AKKA supports leading industry players in the automotive, aerospace, rail and life sciences sectors throughout the life cycle of their products with cutting edge digital technologies (AI, ADAS, IoT, Big Data, robotics, embedded computing, machine learning, etc.). Founded in 1984, AKKA has a strong entrepreneurial culture and is pursuing its fast-paced growth and international development in line with its CLEAR 2022 strategic plan. With 22,000 employees, who are passionate about technology and dedicated to advancing the future of industry, the Group recorded revenues of €1.8 billion in 2019. Following the completion of the friendly take-over bid of Data Respons launched in January 2020, AKKA now holds 100% of the company’s shares; with the success of this operation, AKKA leverages the most comprehensive portfolio of digital solutions in Europe to harness the growing demand from its customers in the mobility sector. AKKA Technologies is listed on Euronext Paris and Brussels – Segment A – ISIN code: FR0004180537.


Smart Eye was founded to bridge the gap between man and machine and is today regarded as a global leader in the development of multi-camera head and eye tracking solutions for Automotive, Aviation and Aerospace research and manufacturing industries. We are proud of our position in the market as the gold standard for remote eye tracking, enabling complete freedom of movement within any given application environment while retaining impressive levels of gaze accuracy, field of view and robustness. Our real-time and completely non-invasive solutions are used by over several hundred clients over the world to support research projects in areas including HCI, Human Factors, Neuroscience, Psychology, and more.


Green Hills Software is the world’s largest independent supplier of safety and security certified software platforms and services for automotive. For 40 years, Green Hills has helped clients solve the most demanding design challenges by delivering unmatched knowledge, cross-industry expertise, and a proven ISO 26262 ASIL qualified product portfolio to the automotive market. Leveraging Green Hills expertise in the design of highly available, reliable and certifiable “mixed criticality” products, automotive architects can develop and deploy next-generation autonomous systems with confidence while reducing cost, risk and complexity.


Sama is your trusted partner for the creation and annotation of high-quality training data for AI machine learning algorithms. With their experienced workforce, consultative project management, and innovative technology they support R&D departments and Data Scientist teams with structured data for their deep learning algorithms. Sama works on computer vision and natural language processing for applications such as self-driving cars, facial recognition, satellite image analysis, chatbots, and everything in between.


Algolux is a globally recognized computer vision company delivering the industry’s most robust and scalable perception for all conditions, addressing both existing cameras and new designs through cloud-based tools and embedded AI software. Named to the 2021 CB Insights AI 100 List of the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence startups, the company was founded on groundbreaking research at the intersection of deep learning, computer vision, and computational imaging. Our patented approaches significantly improve system accuracy and effectiveness, while reducing the risks associated with program costs, time-to-market, and scalability.


Kaspersky is a global cybersecurity company founded in 1997. Kaspersky’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into innovative security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Kaspersky also advances the development of Cyber Immune solutions based on its own operating system, KasperskyOS. Such solutions are innately secure against the overwhelming majority of cyber threats, both known and unknown. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky technologies and we help 250,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com and os.kaspersky.com


NXP Semiconductors N.V. enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security and privacy and smart connected solutions markets.


Paradox Cat GmbH is a specialist software development partner in the area of real-time graphics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. As a partner / supplier for premium automotive manufacturers, we support graphical interface development for high-end in car cluster instruments and infotainment systems, as well as research and development projects. We focus on technologies, that we strongly believe will have the greatest positive impact on everyone’s lives in the future. Do you want to bring the virtual world into the intelligent car of the future? Then you’ve come to the right place!


Nexar’s crowd-sourced vision network creates a massive dataset for AV training.  Each and every month, Nexar drivers “see” 130 million miles, generating tens of thousands of edge cases, collisions and near collisions. This data reflects different weather conditions, shows driving through construction zones, dangerous lanes and more, covering the long tail of corner cases, collisions and near collisions, all with GPS and accelerometer data. Additionally, Nexar can provide collision and near-collision rate statistics by geography and time, impact speed, weather conditions, G-force, actor types, impact geometry (hit direction) and more. Nexar’s data also makes use of its collision reconstruction technology that can determine the actions of the different objects and actors in a scene. For more information, go to data.getnexar.com


Performance Visualization tools for Machine Learning that excel at Scale! Weights & Biases helps companies turn deep learning research projects into deployed software by helping teams track their models, visualize model performance and easily automate training and improving models. Head to https://www.wandb.ai/ to get started!


Media Partner Community

Why the networking experience at the OSS.5 Europe is unique?

We know that networking, inspiration, knowledge sharing and this “little detail I didn’t know before” are the main reasons for attending the Auto.AI event series. To ensure the best networking experience, we’ve developed several sessions tailored to your needs and industry – we call it the Multi-Touchpoint Concept!


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


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


Our event app hubs help’s you to arrange meetings with people that matches your criteria. Have the agenda always at your fingertips and create your personal schedule. This and much more…


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.


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.


Parallel round table discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges


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


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.


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


An environment that allows participants to be guided through specific topics from experts in small groups.


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.


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.


In a live session, suppliers of systems and solutions present their tools, innovative systems and applications in order to demonstrate future technologies, applications and their functions in the field of sensors, imaging and machine learning.


In this session, you can get a feeling of how to develop use cases for AI and machine learning in Level 4 cars. In small groups, we will help each other to identify unmet needs and hidden possibilities for innovation. We will work with early prototyping to discover lots of ideas on how to develop and improve AI and ML use cases.


What do you expect at the event? What do others expect? Write down your reasons to attend on our expectation wallpaper, share your needs with other participants and evaluate in which way the program came up to your expectations.

Join us as OSS.5 Europe enters its 3rd edition!

OSS.5 Europe is coming back to Berlin on Septmeber 26 – 28, 2021. Be part of the thought-provoking discussion and the fastest growing business community.


Book your conference ticket now.

We look forward to welcoming you again in 2021.