PROGRAMME 2019

We are proud to present the most ambitious conference program for VECS yet, with a new conference track this year, Scaling Agility!

Don’t miss the International Delegate Site Visits and Pre-event Networking on the 1st of april. Read more and register here!

08:30

Morning coffee and Registration


09:00

Moderator’s Introduction

  Kent-Eric Lång, Deputy CEO, RISE Viktoria

Maria Schnurr, Senior Researcher, RISE Viktoria


09:10

KEYNOTE
Smart Cars and Smart Grids Create a Sustainable Ecosystem – How do we get there?

  • Speed – Rapid technology development requires rapid policy development
  • Dialogue – Cooperation between authorities and companies – dialogue and quick decisions instead of lengthy investigations
  • Courage – Long-term investments not only pilot projects

Francisco Carranza Sierra, Managing Director, Nissan Energy, France


09:50

The Paradigm Shift in the Transport Industry will Reshape the Cities and Societies we Live in

  • Automated driving, electromobility and connectivity will improve safety and reduce the environmental carbon footprint of transport and increase uptime for our customers
  • How connectivity, the digitalization of vehicles and infrastructure, will benefit our customers and society in many different ways
  • How partnerships and cooperation across borders with both high-tech start-ups, and established companies will transform the transport industry

Anna Westerberg, Senior Vice President, Volvo Group Connected Solutions


10:30

Networking morning break and exhibition visit


11:00

KEYNOTE
The Explosion of Innovations throughout the Internet and the Digital Economy in China

Latest developments in:

  • The Internet of the goods and the foreseen impact from development on OEMs and the transport sector
  • Electric vehicles development and the relation to China’s 5 year plan
  • The new automotive innovation system in China and outlook for the coming 5 years
  • Data collection and the usage of data for developing a more sustainable and efficient transport system.
  • Integrated and automated urban transport systems

Mats Harborn, President EUCCC, Executive Director, Scania China Strategic Office, China


11:40

KEYNOTE
Autonomous, Electrified and Connected Vehicles in California – Developing New Capabilities in the Climate Context

  • Which measures are taken in California for reaching carbon zero transportation by 2045?
  • Will autonomous and connected capabilities truly reduce emissions and energy use?
  • How do we plan for success in connecting autonomous and electric technology and increased shared vehicle uses?

Bill Van Amburg, Vice President, Calstart, U.S.A.


12:20

Networking lunch break and exhibition visit


CHOOSE ONE AFTERNOON TRACK

13:30

KEYNOTE
AI in the Cloud and in the Vehicle

  • Training deep neural networks in the data center
  • Testing and validating algorithms in simulation
  • Deploying AI supercomputers in the car for real-time sensor processing and decision making

Eddy Gryvelius, Director, Business Development, Autonomous Vehicle and AI Technology, Nordics, NVIDIA


14:10

Complying to ISO26262 in an Agile Environment using Model-Based Design

  • Mapping agile development to Model-Based Design methodology
  • Simplify ISO26262 processes by automating the verification
  • T Engineering workflow for ISO 26262 with Model-Based Design
  • Challenges and conclusions complying with ISO 26262 and agile methods

 Leif Hermansson, Technical Specialist Hybrid Controls, T Engineering

Gaurav Tomar, Automotive Industry Marketing EMEA, MathWorks


14:40

KEYNOTE
Future Mobility comes true through the Model Based Development

  • MAZDA’s strategy for development of vehicles for future mobility
  • How MAZDA is taking advantage of a virtualized MBD process
  • 0 revitalizes the automotive industry in Japan through model exchange

Tomohiko Adachi, Senior Principal Engineer, Model Based Development Strategy Dept. Integrated Control System Dev. Div., MAZDA Motor Corporation, Japan


15:20

Networking afternoon break and exhibition visit


15:50

How to bring Connected Services to Large Scale in the Automotive Market

  • Real life examples from the Accenture Innovation Architecture
  • How to engage in co-creation of the product and service
  • Ways to rapidly prototype and run pilots to show the product in action
  • How to go from Proof of Concept to large scale delivery?

  Fabio Fantauzzi, Senior Executive in the Accenture Digital Business Team, Accenture


16:10

KEYNOTE
Roborace and the Future of Connected and Autonomous Technology

  • How Roborace is preparing the perfect environment for faster and more precise development of the future autonomous vehicles
  • Why motorsport has reached a crossroads and how it is adapting to stay relevant to the industry and the public
  • The other side: how the industry priorities will reshape motorsport in the future

  Lucas di Grassi, CEO, Roborace, Monaco


16:50

Moderators closing summary


17:00 – 18:15

Networking Mingle presented by Diadrom

13:30

Monetizing Car Data

  • What are the trends and concerns of customers regarding car data?
  • Business models
  • Which technical enablers must be in place for a significant growth in services
  • Use cases
  • Tips for starting the car data monetization journey

Anders Suneson, Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company


14:05

From ADAS to AD – Driving Disruption

  • What are the driving motivations?
  • What is the hardest challenge?
  • How to do the breakthrough?

 Prof. Dr. Stefan-Alexander Schneider, Kempten University, Germany


14:35

KEYNOTE
Autonomous Vehicles and Product Liability

  • Plaintiffs’ lawyers’ probable attacks on autonomous vehicles
  • How manufacturers can respond to such attacks, including establishing to the satisfaction of jurors or judges at trial that the vehicle is “safe”
  • The implications on product liability arising from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s voluntary guidance

Dale Markland, U.S. Product Liability Defense Lawyer, Markland Hanley Law Firm, U.S.A.


15:15

Networking afternoon break and exhibition visit


15:45

How Mobility will Create Huge Opportunities for the Automotive Industry

  • The role of virtual universes as key enabler for the transformation in automotive and transportation
  • What can we expect in less than 10 years from the disruption of how people and their goods get from A to B?

Olivier Sappin, Industry VP, Dassault Systemes, France


16:05

KEYNOTE PANEL DISCUSSION
The Future of Urban Mobility

The move to EVs is now irreversible but how will we commute in 2025?

  • Will we be owning or sharing vehicles?
  • What role will new urban EV solutions like scooters and e-bikes play?
  • How will we integrate Autonomous Vehicles onto our busy streets?

Moderator: Ross Douglas, CEO, Autonomy, France

Sture Portvik, Project leader for electrical vehicles and charging, City of Oslo, Norway

Anders Wall, Chief International Officer, GreenMobility, Denmark

Alexandra Österplan, PR & Communications Manager,  Nissan Nordic


16:40

KEYNOTE
Connectivity De-couples Driving, Owning – But When? And How?

  • 5G connectivity (and LTE) is poised to enable the new mobility
  • Why is this transition taking so long?  How might it be accelerated?
  • What are the business models essential for profitable operation?

Roger Lanctot, Director Automotive Connected Mobility, Strategy Analytics, U.S.A


17:10

Moderators closing summary


17:15 – 18:15

Networking Mingle presented by Diadrom



08:30

Morning coffee and exhibition visit


09:00

Moderator’s Introduction

  Martin Nilsson, Technical Leader Model Driven Engineering, Volvo Cars


09:10

KEYNOTE
Digital Electric/Electronic Architecture as an Enabler for Connected Mobility and Automated Driving

  • Service-oriented architecture
  • In-vehicle high performance computing benefits and challenges
  • BMW’s role in the European Processor Initiative
  • Vision of an optimal e/e architecture and the migration steps in the next generation

Dr. Matthias Traub, Head of Automotive IoT & E/E Architecture, BMW Group, Germany


09:50

The Adaptive Platform as a Catalyst for Change

  • The Adaptive Platform is a tool to address challenges for automotive SW architectures; what are those challenges?
  • A lesson from history; what the productivity paradox tells use about the introduction of a new tool and how it requires coordinated environmental changes to make that introduction a success
  • How the Adaptive Platform enable the changes necessary to address the identified challenges through new architectures, processes and capabilities

Stuart Mitchell, Autosar Expert, ETAS, United Kingdom


10:20

Networking morning break and exhibition visit


10:50

Challenges when Developing Dual Channel Architectures for Autonomous Vehicles

  • Autonomous vehicles require ultra-high availability of the vehicle electronics as there is no mechanical backup
  • A lot of redundancy in the electronics and software will be required to provide this ultra-high availability
  • Ways to provide the required E/E architecture while addressing both design faults and random hardware faults
  • A look into the future E/E architecture at Volvo GTT

Dr. Joakim Ohlsson, Dependable Systems Engineer  – Technical Specialist Dependable Systems, Volvo GTT


11:30

Design for Change: a Connected Car Architecture

  • Offboard Connected Car architecture evolution 2001-2022
  • What are the trending new architecture requirements for a Car OEM?
  • How to keep the architecture evolving
  • Examples of new solutions and architecture patterns

Christina Rux, Senior Service Architect, Connected Car, Volvo Cars


12:10

Networking lunch break and exhibition visit


13:10

E/E Systems Engineering Challenges in the New Automotive World

  • Electrification and Autonomy drive increased product complexity, new safety challenges and much more tightly integrated vehicle systems
  • Companies need to develop new E/E architectures which requires a move away from legacy approaches towards new processes and tools
  • Learn how to overcome these challenges with a highly efficient, integrated Model Based Systems Engineering flow

Nick Smith, Business Development Director, Siemens PL – Integrated Electrical Systems, United Kingdom


13:40

From Vehicle to Cloud; a Holistic Approach to Modern Automotive Software Design

  • Disrupting current limitations with modern tools and programming languages
  • From programmer to production; how Einride’s tech culture drives quality and speed
  • Unlocking vehicle, fleet and transport system insights by leveraging off-the-shelf cloud infrastructure

Pär Degerman, CTO, Einride

Oscar Söderlund, Software Engineer, Einride


14:20

PANEL DISCUSSION
How does Digitalization Affect the Electrical Architectures in Automotive?

Topics to be discussed:

  • Service oriented architectures
  • Machine Learning and AI
  • Cloud computing
  • Data as a value

 Dr. Matthias Traub, Head of Connectivity, IoT and E/E Platform Technologies, BMW Group, Germany

 Christina Rux, Senior Service Architect, Connected Car, Volvo Cars

 Pär Degerman, CTO, Einride

Anders Magnusson, System Architect and Technology specialist, Volvo GTT


14:50

Networking afternoon break and exhibition visit


15:10

Stretchable printed electronics will revolutionize the way how people sense the world – Integrated future.

  • World is full of gadgets that measure and applications that report. Flawlessly integrated stretchable sensor solutions that are part of peoples everyday life and surroundings are the future.
  • How stretchable electronics with advanced algorithms will enable new opportunities in automotive industry
  • Examples of use cases with stretchable electronics for the shorter timeframe and for future scenarios as well

Tytti Julkunen, CMO and Chairman of the Board, FORCIOT


15:25

V2X Communication by utilising 5G & Mobile Edge Computing

Unikie experiences on building PoC sharing results on tests done in Lappland Finland

Vesa Kiviranta, Vice President, Automotive, Unikie


15:40

CROSS INDUSTRY EXAMPLE
Teams, Tools, and Practices for Enterprise Adoption and Value Creation of a Data Lake at Klarna Bank

  • The Big Data infrastructure at Klarna Bank is a key enabler of the business
    • Hundreds of data sources
    • Hundreds of batch jobs
    • >100 analysts
    • Many decisions per second in real-time for all our core services
  • Our data infra operations has a head count less than 10
  • This lean operation is possible thanks to tools and practices
    • Lambda/Kappa architecture, giving robustness and traceability
    • Continuous delivery of infrastructure-as-code
    • Empower producers and consumers to be self-sufficient, putting accountability where it belongs
    • Proactively improve efficiency

Erik Zeitler, Lead Software Engineer, Klarna Bank


16:20

Performance Stability of (Public) Clouds

  • How stable are public clouds in terms of the performance that you get from them?
  • How has performance stability of clouds changed over the years, and what can we expect for the future?
  • Reasons, implications, and ways forward for reliable cloud service engineering

Philipp Leitner, Assistant Professor, Chalmers University of Technology and lead of the Internet Computing and Emerging Technologies lab, University of Gothenburg


17:00

Moderator’s closing remarks and end of conference


08:30

Morning coffee and exhibition visit


09:00

Moderator’s Introduction

Håkan Sivencrona, Safety Program Manager, Zenuity


09:10

KEYNOTE
Safety and Validation of Autonomous Vehicles

  • How to build a credible, practical software safety disclosure for an autonomous vehicle
  • Mitigating residual risk caused by the heavy tail distribution of deployment surprises
  • Fixing perception brittleness using stress testing tools

Prof. Philip Koopman, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.


09:50

Leading AD in Disruption

  • Staying ahead by being nimble and the right size
  • Building knowledge by versatility, flexibility and creativity
  • The use and implementation of new technologies and new ways of working

Åsa Laveno, Director, Autonomous Drive, Volvo Cars


10:25

Networking morning break and exhibition visit


10:55

Facing the Challenges of Verification and Validation of Autonomous Driving Using Virtual Approaches

  • How to create a holistic approach from virtual to real road testing of autonomous vehicles
  • The importance of virtual approaches and how to link the real world
  • Scenario based approaches for ensuring test efficiency and coverage

 Dr. Tobias Düser, Department Manager Advanced Solution Lab, AVL


11:25

Autonomous Cars – a Horse Race with these Common Enablers and Challenges

  • Market
  • Technology
  • Common (OEM) technical challenges
  • Do we compete (OEMs) in the right areas?

Peter Stavered, Vice President Chassis & Safety Electronics, CEVT


12:00

PANEL DISCUSSION

How to Combine Tools and Methods for Verifying and Validating ADS?

  • Integrating tools and views for the interaction between assessors and assesses
  • Methodologies to enable safety cases for continuous deployment
  • Patterns to precisely confine an ODD to enable completeness argumentation for both nominal performance and safety
  • The role of Continuous Integration in Safety Argumentation
  • The role of choosing ODD extension path to reach high performance at high pace

Dr. Rolf Johansson, Senior Safety Architect, Zenuity

 Prof. Phil Koopman, Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A

 Peter Stavered, Vice President Chassis & Safety Electronics, CEVT

Matthieu Worm, Program Lead Autonomous Driving, Siemens Digital Industries Software, Belgium


12:30

Networking lunch break and exhibition visit


13:30

Leverage Hybrid Scenario Generation for AD Developments

  • OpenSCENARIO challenges
  • Power of hybrid scenarios
  • Open environment for automated realistic scenario generation
  • Application examples

Soheil Bashirinia, Application Engineer, ESI Group


14:00

How can we use Artificial Intelligence Safely for ADAS and AD?

  • Opportunities and challenges with AI/deep learning applied to ADAS and AD
  • How can safety assurance be done with AI as an essential part of the software?
  • The approach taken at Zenuity

Erik Rosén, Technical expert and product owner of Deep Learning, Zenuity


14:40

The Importance of Simulation to Achieve Safety in Autonomous Vehicles

  • How to evaluate millions of realistic conditions and scenarios
  • Why a realistic perception is crucial to simulation
  • How to use simulation to design your road testing

Luca Castignani, Autonomous Driving Strategist, MSC Software, Italy


15:10

Networking afternoon break and exhibition visit


15:30

Need for Speed of 10 Billion Kilometres

  • If billions of kilometres of driving are required to prove safety of AD vehicle, how much time/resources
    are required to achieve it and is it feasible?
  • What are the alternative ways of AD verification? What are the options if it cannot be achieved by
    simple brute force driving?
  • Which computational active safety methods provide alternatives ways of verification of AD safety?

Dr. Muhammad Shahid, Senior Analysis Engineer, Volvo Cars


16:00

Semiconductors and Fail-Operational Systems

  • Redundancy
  • Diversity
  • Cost optimized solution for redundancy
  • Safety argumentation idea

Jens Rosenbusch, Lead Functional Safety Manager, Infineon Technologies, Germany

 Dr. Rafael Zalman, Central Technical Safety Responsible, Infineon Technologies, Germany


16:30

Connected Traffic Signals

  • Autonomous driving requires digitalized data from traffic signals
  • Gothenburg City is sharing real-time data in a common cloud
  • Evaluating standardised interfaces through pilot project
  • Benefits are smooth traffic flow, less pollution, increased traffic safety
  • Business Model for subscription of data – Public/Private

 Kristina Bäck Jensen, Project Manager, Urban Transport Administration, Gothenburg


17:10

Moderator’s closing remarks and end of conference


08:30

Morning coffee and exhibition visit


09:00

Moderator’s Introduction

Monica Ringvik, CTO, AstaZero


09:10

Sensor Testing with Weather Simulation in Real Driving Conditions

  • How to test ADAS-sensor performance in bad weather conditions (e.g. different raining conditions)
  • How to simulate defined rain on test track
  • Outlook for fog, sun and snow simulation
  • Possible transfer of indoor weather testing to outdoor test tracks

Dr.-Ing. Christian Birkner, Prof. Test management of vehicle safety systems and their controllers, Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, Germany

Sinan Hasirlioglu, Research Assistant at CARISSMA, Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt  


09:50

Accelerating ISO 26262 compliance by Change-Based Testing

  • Challenges applying the ISO 26262 for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)
  • Why change-based testing offers fast feedback loops
  • How to automatically identify the minimum tests for each code change

Jason Masters, Senior Field Applications Engineer, Vector, United Kingdom


10:20

Networking morning break and exhibition visit


10:50

Nobina’s experiences from Physical Testing of Autonomous Buses

  • First autonomous tests on public roads in Scandinavia, what are the lessons learned?
  • Test of autonomous vehicles in a public transport system, how will it work?
  • What is the gain for the society?

Peter Hafmar, Managing Director, Nobina Technology


11:20

Creating a Strategy for Test & Verification of Autonomous Trucks                                    

  • Test & verification methods, their benefits and drawbacks
  • Test & verification methods for different phases of the development
  • Requirements to consider for how to make the complete test & verification
  • Organisation of test and verification activities

Per Olsson, Technology Specialist Vehicle Engineering, HIL Simulator Verification of VDCS Functions, Volvo GTT


12:00

Networking lunch break and exhibition visit


13:00

Automation for Infotainment Systems

Automotive OEMs and suppliers are increasingly developing integrated infotainment systems that provides seamless connectivity and operate intuitively.  Artificial Intelligence(AI) has emerged as a key player in this space and can perform comprehensive UX testing for in-vehicle infotainment systems.  Learn how AI can take the role of an automated assistant for testing and validating the infotainment.

Rajesh Nikam, Head, Automotive, L & T Technology Services, India


13:20

KEYNOTE

Testing & Validation of Autonomous Vehicles

  • How to provide evidence for a credible, practical software safety disclosure for an autonomous vehicle
  • Measuring residual risk caused by the heavy tail distribution of deployment surprises
  • Identifying perception brittleness using stress testing tools

Prof. Philip Koopman, Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.


14:00

How to Future-Proof Your Test System Architecture

  • Technical challenges facing test system architecture
  • How to utilise one scalable architecture to meet rapidly changing requirements
  • Case study on experiences from a customer’s approach to test system architectures

Daniel Clapham, Field Marketing Engineer, National Instruments, United Kingdom


14:30

Networking afternoon break and exhibition visit


15:00

PANEL DISCUSSION
Future Validation/Verification of Autonomous Vehicles

  • What requirements should they meet?
  • How much testing can reasonably be required?
  • How to extend the testing for avoiding “optimization” of the vehicles for certain scenarios?

Peter Janevik, CEO, AstaZero

Phil Koopman, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A

Christian Birkner, Professor, Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, Germany


15:40

Data Analytics to Optimise Test Codes Towards Customer Applications

  • Our vision and roadmap for Data Analytics
  • How we use Data Analytics to quantify customer application and the customer needs, a few examples
  • From data to test code – the flow

Lars Forsman, Global Virtual & Physical Testing Technology, Volvo GTT


16:20

Development of a Driving Simulator for Explorative HIL Testing

The presentation will describe the background and purpose of the HIL and DIL technologies used with particular focus on the integration of multi-vendor components in the CarMaker HIL setting. The end result is a state-of-the-art environment for exploratory testing and initial tuning of chassis mechatronic systems to achieve increased test coverage and simplified test case development.

Dr. Matthijs Klomp, Technical Expert, Volvo Cars

Simon Schoutissen, Senior Analysis Engineer, Volvo Cars


17:00

Moderator’s closing remarks and end of conference


08:30

Morning coffee and exhibition visit


09:00

Moderator’s Introduction

Stefan Pettersson, Research Manager,  Electromobility application area, RISE Viktoria


09:10

Smart Charging Vehicles in the Prosumer’s Ecosystem

  • Driving forces for chargeable vehicles
  • Trends that play an important role for deployment of chargeable vehicles
  • Smart homes and chargeable vehicles – a system-of-system perspective
  • Remote charging with renewable energy

Stefan Pettersson, Research Manager,  Electromobility application area, RISE Viktoria


09:45

Deployment of Charging Infrastructure in Sweden

•    Charging infrastructure deployment in Sweden
•    Who are the key actors in the development of charging infrastructure?
•    How does the vehicle technology development influence the need for charging infrastructure?

Martina Wikström, Programme Manager and National Coordinator of Charging Infrastructure, Swedish Energy Agency


10:20

Networking morning break and exhibition visit


10:50

Guidelines for specifying your e-motor requirements for cost efficient solutions

Johan Åström, Senior Motor Design & Control, Aros Electronics


11:20

Ultrahigh Performance Batteries for the Future!

  • Examples of new battery chemistries  – how much battery capacity can we realistically reach?
  • What issues do we need to address to reach ultrahigh performance?
  • Can we make better batteries in a sustainable way?
  • How can we make “smarter” batteries?

Torbjörn Gustafsson, lektor  i oorganisk kemi, Uppsala universitet


11:55

Digital Twins for Electric Vehicles Based on High-Fidelity Multiphysics Models

  • High-fidelity digital twins (DT) allow for an optimal utilization of battery and engine in an electric vehicle yielding long battery life, maximal energy recovery, and minimal losses
  • Lightweight models on board combined with sophisticated models in the cloud yield a high-fidelity DT that is robust in terms of the communication between real space and virtual space
  • Machine learning may be used to train the DT in order to decide when different devices or other DTs should be queried for data, when different control parameters should be updated, and when reports to the DT and the real system should be updated.

Ed Fontes,  Chief Technology Officer, COMSOL


12:15

Networking lunch break and exhibition visit


13:15

Long-Life Batteries for Heavy-Duty xEVs

  • Overview of Volvo’s eMobility Vehicles
  • Challenges related to battery durability
  • Recent R&D activities focusing on battery cycle life and battery modelling

Jens Groot, ESS Specialist – Cell Characterisation & Modelling Electromobility, Volvo Group Trucks Technology


13:50

Extending Battery Lifetime by Avoiding High State of Charge

  • Empirical ageing model, cycling and calendar ageing
  • Battery lifetime in vehicles
  • User cases

 Evelina Wikner, PhD Student, Chalmers University of Technology

Evelina Wikner is at the end of her PhD studies at Electric Power Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology, researching ageing mechanisms in lithium-ion batteries for automotive and stationary applications.


14:25

Efficiency Analysis on electric & hybrid vehicles -Results out of Real-Drive tests

  • Introduction – Driving Cycles (NEDC, WLTP, EPA)  & Real-Drive Tests
  • Challenges of measurements at electric & hybrid vehicles
    (Current & Voltage Measurement, Vehicle safety)
  • Measurement systems
  • Results  of Real Drive tests (energy consumption, recuperation, efficiency, grid-to-wheel, energy balance, etc.)

Dipl.-Ing. Bernhard Grasel is in charge of the business unit for Power & E-Mobility at DEWESoft GmbH


14:45

Networking afternoon break and exhibition visit


15:15

Battery Thermal Management for Electric Vehicles, Challenges and Opportunities

Temperature has strong impact on both performance and degradation of automotive battery packs, and optimal battery usage requires advanced thermal control strategies:

  • Typical thermal system for electric vehicle battery packs
  • Functions of the thermal management system
  • Impact on vehicle attributes

Adrian Thuresson, Function Owner – Traction Battery Control, Volvo Cars


15:50

Predictive Energy Management for Electrified Vehicles

  • Route Optimized Charge/Discharge of the battery for (Plug-in) Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Driving range prediction for Battery Electric Vehicles
  • Challenges and opportunities when integrating Cloud based map data providers

Viktor Larsson, Concept Leader Vehicle Energy Management, Volvo Cars


16:25

Converter Technology, New Concepts

  • State-of art power electronics in vehicle high-power converters
  • Sic /GaN present status
  • Multilevel concepts

Torbjörn Thiringer, Professor in Applied Power Electronics, Chalmers University of Technology


17:00

Moderator’s closing remarks and end of conference


08:30

Morning coffee and exhibition visit


09:00

Moderator’s Introduction

Tomas Olovsson, Associate Professor and Head of Division, Networks and Systems, Computer Science and Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology


09:10

KEYNOTE
Diary from the Garden of Good vs. Evil. Lessons Learned From TCU/HU Penetration Tests

There are plenty of presentations on theoretical and practical attacks on TCUs and Head Units. But what about the actual attack vectors that have been discovered in real-world implementations? Alissa presents findings from her previous penetration tests of TCUs and HUs so attendees can make their own products more secure by learning from the mistakes made by other OEMs

Alissa Knight, Senior Analyst, Aite Group, U.S.A.


09:50

Cyber Security and Functional Safety Standards – Differences, Similarities and Connections

  • Current and future standards for Cyber Security and Functional Safety
  • Similarities and differences between these standards
  • Connecting Cyber Security and Functional Safety in ways-of-working and products
  • Key considerations in the introduction of Cyber Security and Functional Safety

Per Johannessen, senior consultant, Combitech


10:30

Networking morning break and exhibition visit


11:00

PANEL DISCUSSION

What Challenges are Ahead of us with Increasing Lines of Code and Cloud Computing?

  • A vehicle with 100 million lines of code can contain 200,000 bugs
  • How do you identify the security-related bugs?
  • How to create a secure car architecture that can handle this?

Alissa Knight, Senior Analyst, Aite Group, U.S.A.

Jonas Magazinius, Security consultant and co-founder, Assured

Per-Olof Persson, Enterprise Services Northern Europe, Synopsys


11:40

Achieving a Quick and Cost-Effective Development of Connected Services

  • Increasing software complexity and changing business models—why is the connected services market so challenging?
  • From Classic to Adaptive AUTOSAR—what is coming next?
  • Achieve a quick and cost-effective development—how to turn current and evolving challenges into opportunities?

Peer Sterner, Product Manager, Elektrobit Automotive, Germany


12:00

Networking lunch break and exhibition visit


13:00

From Hardware Security Towards Trusted Mobility: a Semiconductor View on the Security of Connected Vehicles

  • The relationship between increasing vehicle automation, connectivity and the evolving requirements impacting vehicle security
  • How a single, physical attack can lead to large-scale remote attacks
  • On the importance of a holistic approach: the pillars of automotive security
  • Key security principles and respective mitigation measures
  • The importance of hardware trust anchors based on selected automotive components and concrete use case examples

Martin Brunner, Principal Automotive Security, Embedded Security Solutions, Infineon Technologies, Germany


13:20

Cybersecurity and security challenges ahead of us

  • Why vehicular security is hard
  • The role of IDS and IPS systems in vehicles
  • Post-event handling
  • Security and safety challenges ahead of us

Tomas Olovsson, Chalmers


14:00

Software Implementations for a Secure Gateway

  • Introduction to the Secure Gateway – challenges and risks
  • Analysis and comparison of software design approaches for the Secure Gateway
  • Guidelines to minimize security risks through secure system design

Marcus Nissemark, Field Applications Engineer, Green Hills Software


14:30

Networking afternoon break and exhibition visit


15:00

Beneath the Bonnet: A Breakdown of Diagnostic Security

  • The main automotive diagnostic protocol standards. We introduce and asses the security primitives used in the diagnostic authentication protocol
  • The diagnostic ciphers we found in the firmware of ECUs of three different manufacturers and identify practical security vulnerabilities in these
  • What an attacker is capable of once he has bypassed the diagnostic security mechanism
  • Mitigations and recommendations to improve the diagnostic security in ECUs

  Jan Van den Herrewegen,PhD student at the School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom


15:40

CAN you hack it? Yes we CAN! Live hacking session!

  • Basics of CAN security
  • How to eavesdrop on communication, forge messages and exploit vulnerabilities?
  • How to approach CAN from a security perspective?

Jonas Magazinius, security consultant and co-founder, Assured –  security consultancy based in Gothenburg.


16:20

Moderator’s closing remarks and end of conference


08:30

Morning coffee and exhibition visit


09:00

Moderator’s Introduction

Jonn Lantz, Tech leader in Agile Software Development, Volvo Cars


09:10

Transformation and Challenges in Automotive Industry

  • Zenuity introduction
  • The industry and market challenges
  • How Zenuity tackles the challenges

Lennart Krook, Vice President, Zenuity


09:50

Driving Scaled Agile in a CASE World

  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) point of view on how the OEM-Tier-Service provider eco-system is changing with significant shifts  in the Connected, Autonomous and Electrified vehicle business models
  • TCS’ point of view on Agile journey with representative use cases
  • How TCS is partnering with and enabling Customers in driving this product transformation journey

Sanjeev Madhav, Head – Electronics, Automotive Vertical, Tata Consultancy Services.


10:20

Networking morning break and exhibition visit


10:50

Scaling Agile Across Companies in Automotive

  • How can you scale agile delivery working together with 8 OEM’s and partners?
  • The transformation journey going from traditional OEM gates to a continuous devops delivery

Niklas Florén, CTO, WirelessCar


11:30

Data for Effectiveness and Empowerment of Teams

  • Why customer and product data is critical for understanding customer value
  • How continuous collection and analysis of data improves feature prioritization
  • How to move from opinions-based towards data driven decision-making?
  • Why data increases effectiveness of R&D teams
  • How data allows for empowerment and autonomy of R&D teams

Helena Holmström Olsson, Professor the Department of Computer Science and Media Technology, Malmö University and senior researcher in Software Center


12:10

Networking lunch break and exhibition visit


13:10

Veoneer’s Experience of Scaling Agile within the Automotive Industry

Steven Jenkins, Department Manager SW, Veoneer

Dag Abrahamsson, Tech Site Manager, Veoneer


13:40

Agile Transformation of Systems Engineering in the Geely Group

  • CEVT’s journey in the Geely Group
  • How human error and time-consuming manual processes have been eradicated by an automated way to manage data exchange
  • Experiences from transformation of an Electrical Engineering Team at Lotus Cars
  • Insights from a project manager & recommendations how to succeed

Jeremy Parker, Business Project Manager, CEVT


14:10

An Agile relation, OEM and supplier in the Automotive world

  • How Aptiv elaborates on agile relations and the development work with multiple OEM’s in Automotive
  • What is the approach from various OEM’s and what does Aptiv doing to cope with this?
  • Insights from a global Scaled up Agile transformation in Aptiv, across product lines and regions

Jonas Arkensved, Chief Methodologist Aptiv


14:40

Networking afternoon break and exhibition visit


15:10

NEVS Engineering Going Agile

  • NEVS Engineering rolling-out and scaling-up the Agile Way of Work (WoW)
  • Challenges encountered during the transformation (and how they were managed)
  • Current transformation situation and moving forward

  Flora Hilvano, Agile Coach, NEVS


15:50

Measuring Agile Software Development

  • Theoretical measures used for product and organization management in Agile software development
  • Measures used by software teams to track progress in Agile software development in telecom and automotive
  • Visualizations of the measures that lead to quicker decisions
  • Experiences of which decisions benefit best from fact-based decision support

Wilhelm Meding, Senior Measurement Program Leader, Ericsson

Miroslaw Staron, Professor in Software Engineering, University of Gothenburg


16:30

SAFe – Challenges and Pitfalls

•    Why SAFe, why agility?
•    Motivation & Innovation – Scientific Background.
•    SAFe – Pitfalls, and how to avoid them.
•    Attention areas – needs at team-, leader- and organization level.

Niklas Lindhardt, Partner & Culture Builder, CaptureInnovation, Partner & Co-founder, Expanding Leadership, Chairman of the board, Swedsoft


17:00

Moderator’s closing remarks and end of conference


08:30

Morning coffee and exhibition visit


09:00

Moderator’s Introduction

Maria Schnurr, Senior Researcher, RISE Viktoria


09:10

The Role of the Autonomous Vehicle Operator in MaaS

  • Business models for a future when private ownership of cars is no longer the number one choice
  • Build or buy: the current technology landscape for an autonomous operator
  • Challenges from real-world operations and suggested next steps

Christian Bering, Technology and Data Lead, Autonomous Mobility A/S, Denmark


09:50

PANEL DISCUSSION
What Impact will New Mobility Solutions have on Society and Future Cities?

  • Challenges for city planning
  • Infrastructure
  • Regulation and policies

Susanne Duval, Infrastructure Strategist, City of Helsingborg

Peter Hafmar, Managing Director, Nobina Technology

Sture Portvik, Project leader for electrical vehicles and charging, City of Oslo, Norway

Anna Haupt, Acting Vice President Product Strategy & planning, NEVS


10:30

Networking morning break and exhibition visit


11:00

PANEL DISCUSSION

ACES (Autonomous, Connected, Electric, Shared) – How can OEMs, Suppliers and New Entrants Smoothly Steer through New Mobility Disruptions and Turn them into Opportunities? 

  • How to take advantage of the privileged relationship that automotive companies and new entrants have to propose additional services?
  • Are there any smart ways to identify the regulatory constraints that affect how a company should think about new mobility?
  • How to make sure that safety and liability challenges do not jeopardize the introduction of new mobility services?
  • Are there any tools to deal with data protection and cybersecurity issues when introducing new mobility services?
  • How does usership vs. ownership change the automotive landscape when implementing new business models?

Moderator: Patrick Ayad, Partner and Global Head of Automotive & Mobility, Hogan Lovells

Gabor Molnar, Compliance Manager, China Euro Vehicle Technology (CEVT)

Dr. Sebastian Polly, Partner, Hogan Lovells


11:40

Legal Framework for Automation in Public Transportation in Sweden and EU: the Sohjoa Baltic project

  • Piloting of busses for public transportation in an urban environment
  • Legal framework in Sweden for autonomous driving
  • Building the European framework for a common legislation

Mauro Bellone, Researcher in the Applied Artificial Intelligence Research Group, working on autonomous driving systems, Chalmers University of Technology

Matthias Hartwig, Senior Researcher and Head of Mobility, IKEM – Institut für Klimaschutz, Energie und Mobilität, Germany

Ebba Josefson, Associate, Front Law


12:20

Networking lunch break and exhibition visit


13:20

Blockchains in the New Mobility

  • Why Distributed Ledgers empower human-centric connected, autonomous, shared and electric mobility
  • Key principles and concepts of DLTs
  • Strategic implications of distributed ledgers for automotive players and the emerging new mobility ecosystem
  • Use cases and projects

Alexander Renz, CEO, New Mobility Consulting and the New Mobility Lab, U.S.A.


13:50

Development, Integration, and Validation of Autonomous Vehicles in the Cloud: Lessons Learned

  • Tackling the Challenges of Big Data and Distributed R&D Sites
  • Blocks-Based Architecture Supporting AUTOSAR Adaptive Applications and ROS Along with Seamless HIL Setup
  • Making the Best Use of On-Premises Cloud Infrastructure: Privacy and Resource Optimization

Abdalla Osama, Vice President of Product Development, Avelabs


14:10

How Consumer Behaviour and Choices will Shape Tomorrow’s Mobility Ecosystem

  • Exploring the factors that influence which mode of transport is chosen
  • Case study analysis of car sharing: UX issues that affect usage
  • Impact of new mobility choices on vehicle ownership

Kevin Nolan, Vice President, UX Innovation Practice, Strategy Analytics


14:50

Networking afternoon break and exhibition visit


 15:10

Empowering the Mobility Revolution

  • The reality the automotive industry is waking up to today: It demands revolutionary technical product change, a completely different business model and modern and agile ways of working
  • Owning an automobile as a symbol of freedom and wealth will soon be a thing of the past for the masses
  • Automakers need to become software companies that master the cloud (service provider), the customer experience and new financial business models
  • So what should we all do to stay ahead in this new and better world? 

 Alwin Bakkenes, Executive Vice President Automotive, Luxoft


15:30

How Containerisation Can Solve Last Mile Delivery Challenges

  • Containerisation in last mile delivery
  • Cost effective use of optimised vehicle sizes in each step of the delivery chain
  • The move from startup to scaleup phase
  • Standardised container connection points and shared data via open API:s for seamless integration

Johan Erlandsson, CEO, Velove


16:00

LIMA – Lindholmen Integrated Mobility Arena for Shared Carsharing

  • The Project – development and test of a smart, shared mobility service
  • The LIMA Service – a MaaS 2.0 pilot test for people working at Lindholmen
  • Carsharing concepts in LIMA
  • Concept development of a Mobility Hub, a physical node for transports
  • Overall system optimization by using AI

Sofia Löfstrand, Project Manager LIMA, Drive Sweden/Lindholmen Science Park

Erik NordenfeltCTO, Move About

Hans Arby, CEO and Founder of MaaS-pioneer, UbiGo


16:30

Moderator’s closing remarks and end of conference