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Don't miss your chance to boost knowledge, solve safety and security challenges, and make connections with fellow professionals developing the next generation of self-driving technology

Autonomous Vehicles Online 2021 identifies and highlights the future trends that will shape the self-driving car industry.

On Day One, our expert speakers will establish the current state of the industry, giving an overview of smart, electric and autonomous vehicles as it stands. Our specially invited sponsors will delve into key issues in the field of sensors and software, and we’ll also look at trends in cyber security and machine learning.

Day Two changes tack, looking into some of the standardization rules and regulations that govern the industry as a whole. We’ll get an update on developments in AD and ADAS infrastructure, and commercial autonomous vehicles, and finish on roadmapping mobility to advance autonomous vehicles in the near future

Srikanth Hari

Srikanth Hari

Technical Program Manager

Ford Motor Company

Rami Debouk

Rami Debouk

Staff Researcher

General Motors R&D

Nicholas Orand

Nicholas Orand

Senior Director R&D Autonomy

Ansys

Elpidoforos Arapantonis

Elpidoforos Arapantonis

Solution Architect

Volvo Car Corporation

Larry Vivolo

Larry Vivolo

Sr. Business Development Manager, Automotive and Semi-Conductor Design

Dell Technologies

Stefan Hertel

Stefan Hertel

Chief Engineer UX

Geely

Mike Bucala

Mike Bucala

Vehicle Systems Quality Engineer/FuSa Manager

Daimler Trucks NA

Pierre Olivier

Pierre Olivier

Chief Technology Officer

LeddarTech

Ronny Cohen

Ronny Cohen

Director of the LeddarTech Sensor Fusion and Platform Research and Development Center

LeddarTech

James Singer

James Singer

Technologist, Server CTO Office

Dell Technologies

George Shaker

George Shaker

Associate Professor

University of Waterloo

Day 1 - Wednesday, May 26, 2021

9:00am - 9:10am US Eastern Time
EVENT INTRODUCTION
Alishba Jan, Managing Editor, Automotive IQ

9:10am - 10:00am US Eastern Time
Session One - KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: ROBUST ENVIRONMENTAL SENSING TECHNOLOGY - ENABLING MASS-MARKET ADOPTION OF SAFER AND SMARTER AD TECHNOLOGY
Pierre Olivier, CTOLeddarTech

Ronny Cohen, Director of the LeddarTech Sensor Fusion and Platform Research and Development Center, LeddarTech

10:00am - 10:50am US Eastern Time

Session Two - AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARDIZATION EFFORTS
> The Keynote will highlight recent standardization developments in the area of road vehicle safety.
> Key trends and challenges in the development of these standards will be discussed.
> An overview of a couple of these standards will be provided

Rami Debouk
, Technical Fellow, General Motors Research

10:50am - 11:40am US Eastern Time
Session Three - VIRTUALIZATION IS STILL IN FRONT OF US, HOW CAN PHYSICS SIMULATION FURTHER ACCELERATE DEVELOPMENT OF ADAS & AD FEATURES?
Nicholas Orand, 
Senior Director, R&D Autonomy, Ansys


11:40am - 12:30pm US Eastern Time
Session Four - MACHINE LEARNING & CYBER SECURITY CHALLENGES IN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY > WHERE WE ARE NOW AND WHERE DO WE NEED TO GET TO

> The automotive industry today and into the future.
> Machine Learning use cases in automotive industry.
> Traffic signs and ghost targets in real life examples.
> The challenges when we dive into an AI enabled future.

Elpidoforos Arapantonis
Solution Architect, Cyber Security in Safe Vehicle Automation, Volvo Car Corporation  

12:30pm - 1:00pm US Eastern Time
CLOSING PANEL - ROADMAPPING MOBILITY TO ADVANCE AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES IN THE NEAR FUTURE


What challenges do stakeholders need to address to advance autonomous operation? Join automakers and technology providers as they look at:
> What will the future landscape of AV technology and connected driving will look like for the short term and long term
> Costs, and safety challenges of deploying AV
> Data demands and usage
> Regulations and maintenance needs


Rami Debouk, Technical Fellow, General Motors Research
Elpidoforos Arapantonis
Solution Architect, Cyber Security in Safe Vehicle Automation, Volvo Car Corporation  
Nicholas Orand, Senior Director, R&D Autonomy, Ansys

Pierre Olivier, CTOLeddarTech
Ronny Cohen, Director of the LeddarTech Sensor Fusion and Platform Research and Development Center, L
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Day 2 - Wednesday, May 27, 2021

9:00am - 9:10am US Eastern Time
EVENT INTRODUCTION
Alishba Jan, Managing Editor, Automotive IQ

9:10am - 10:00am US Eastern Time
Session One - NEW DEVELOPMENT IN AD AND ADAS INFRASTRUCTURE 

The automotive industry will change dramatically over the next 10 years due to autonomous driving, connectivity and e-mobility. In this session, you will learn how to put back-end processes and infrastructures in place quickly to efficiently adapt and scale to the needs of the complex and broader ecosystem of the future.


Larry Vivolo, Sr. Business Development Manager, Automotive and Semi-Conductor DesignDell Technologies
James Singer. Technologist, Server CTO Office. Dell Technologies

10:00am - 10:40pm US Eastern Time
Session Three – SENSORS FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

George Shaker, Associate ProfessorUniversity of Waterloo

10:40am - 11:30am US Eastern Time
Session Two – DEVELOPMENTS IN AD AND ADAS INFRASTRUCTURE
With a revolution expected in the automotive industry over the next 5-10 years, caused by trends such as autonomous driving, connectivity and e-mobility, automakers must adapt to this – with new infrastructure and new capabilities.

In this session, you will learn how to update your capabilities and develop AD and ADAS systems.

Stefan Hertel, Chief Engineer UX, Geely

Srikanth Hari, Technical Program Manager, Ford Motor Company

Automotive IQ online events are designed to offer insight and inspiration to
senior decision makers, including:

Engineering team leaders

Innovation managers

Heads of advanced development

eMobility specialists

Top-level operational safety staff

Safety and Security architects

Autonomous car research leads

Technology officers

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