Pre-Conference Workshops

Workshop Day

7:45 am - 8:00 am REGISTRATION and BREAKFAST

Grab a cup of coffee and kick off the day as we discuss safety in autonomous vehicles

8:00 am - 10:00 am SOTIF and ISO 21448: Defining Principals of Functional Safety

Dr. Håkan Sivencrona - Safety Program Manager, Zenuity
SOTIF AND ISO 21448: DEFINING PRINCIPALS OF FUNCTIONAL SAFETY
ADAS will need to commit research and develop new concepts for many domains, including verification, ODD expansion and definition, risk consideration and many more areas.

LEARN
This interactive workshop will visit 8 different fields where Dr. Sivencrona has seen a huge need for new methods and techniques, including: defining the “safety norm”, product definition, ODD Definition, System
Design, and System Design. Special consideration will be given to J3016, ISO 26262 and SOTIF. Join us as we analyze the applicable use cases of applying ISO 21448.
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Dr. Håkan Sivencrona

Safety Program Manager
Zenuity

10:00 am - 10:15 am COFFEE BREAK

Take a few minutes to connect with attendees and get ready for the next interactive masterclass.

10:15 am - 12:15 pm Creating a Safety Management System for a Third-Party Vehicle

CREATING A SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR A THIRD-PARTY VEHICLE
The proliferation of ridesharing apps (both standalone and OEM adoption) and industry-wide movement towards MaaS is creating a need for third party vehicle safety assessment.

LEARN
In this session learn how to asses the safety of a vehicle not manufactured by a company you oversee, and operated by an independent driver? Join this session to think through proposed framework in developing and adopting a safety management system.

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm LUNCH BREAK

The team building never stops! Hook up with your team members for our Marshmallow Spaghetti Challenge 
Brush up on your Lego and Jenga skills! Teams will be tasked with building physics-defying towers of never-ending pasta madness.

WHY ENGAGING WITH THE PUBLIC AND PUBLIC PERCEPTION ARE KEYS SUCCESS FACTORS IN AV DEPLOYMENT
Engineering is not the only challenge in deploying highly automated vehicles — to achieve the benefits of AVs, the public must embrace and accept them. How can we create safety across the entire product development life cycle?

LEARN
In this interactive format, stakeholders within the industry will be sharing their perspectives on safety, testing, reliability and product development. Evaluate past product launches and failures and apply what is needed form the product team to ensure its success.
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Kelly A. Nantel

Vice President of Communications and Advocacy
National Safety Council

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John Maddox

Senior Director, Autonomous Vehicle Safety
Lyft

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Sally Frykman

Vice President of Communications
Velodyne Lidar

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Ken Bracht

Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer
National Council on Aging

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Justin A. Erlich

VP, Head of Strategy, Policy & Legal
Voyage

Technology, innovation, start ups: these are the things that will drive autonomous vehicles into public domain. Join us in Prospect Silicon Valley’s Demonstration Center during our pre-conference workshop day to network with the SV start up companies that are shaping the future of mobility. Gain insight into the reality of smart cities in the Intelligent Traffic Systems (ITS) lab, a real-time look at the San Jose traffic cabinet. Take a look at the cutting-edge in simulation technology in the Simulation Lab.
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Mike Harrigan

Senior Program Manager for Advanced Mobility
Prospect Silicon Valley

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm POST-CONFERENCE MEET UP

Socialize with your peers in the autonomous and agile communities during our post-conference meet up!
rab a beer at the bar of choice and join us for some informal chit-chat.
End of Pre-Conference Workshop Day