Conference Day Two


Terry O’Bannon - Chief Scientist , OBannon Technologies
• H-point devices and Regulatory Testing: Which is device is official?
• Human-shaped devices: Is Oscar human?
• Crash dummies and safety
• Emulating human compliance
• Emulating human physiology

Terry O’Bannon

Chief Scientist 
OBannon Technologies

9:00 am - 9:30 am Registration & welcome coffee


Ana Bizal

Head of Pre-Development
Hella Interior Lighting Systems GmbH

9:40 am - 10:20 am Shaping the future of Automotive Lighting – A global outlook

Sascha Klapper - Senior Analyst, Supplier Solutions, IHS Markit Automotive

Sascha Klapper

Senior Analyst, Supplier Solutions
IHS Markit Automotive

10:20 am - 11:00 am Application areas for ambient lighting

James Gourlay - Technical Driector/Chief Technology Officer, DesignLED Products Ltd

James Gourlay

Technical Driector/Chief Technology Officer
DesignLED Products Ltd

11:00 am - 11:30 am Coffee break and networking

11:30 am - 12:10 pm Opportunities and challenges of OLED lighting for automotive applications

Dr.-Ing. André Philipp - Researcher - Flexible Organic Electronics, Fraunhofer FEP

Dr.-Ing. André Philipp

Researcher - Flexible Organic Electronics
Fraunhofer FEP

12:10 pm - 12:50 pm Opti-ADB – Study on low number of segments

Petr Ferbas - Core Engineering Optic Manager, Varroc Lighting Systems

Petr Ferbas

Core Engineering Optic Manager
Varroc Lighting Systems

12:50 pm - 1:30 pm Networking luncheon

Every player in the automotive lighting market asks himself the same question: where
do the car makers want to go? What will be their future lighting strategy? Get some answers here.
• Focus on high definition lighting system vs. on low cost LEDs
• Exposed styling vs. minimalistic interior
• The final advertisement of lighting to the end-user

Dr. Mark Bennemann

Technology Scout - Light & Display
Volkswagen AG


Peter Rößger

beyond HMI, Germany


Nuno Maia

Manager - Lighting and Park Assist System
Aston Martin Lagonda

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm Volvo 360C concept car and interactive lighting

Berk Keskin - Exterior Design Manager - Lighting, Volvo Cars
How sensors help communicating to the environment through lighting and sound, and the applications of lighting in autonomous vehicles.

Berk Keskin

Exterior Design Manager - Lighting
Volvo Cars

3:40 pm - 4:20 pm Vehicle Surrounding Sensors and Lighting : Where are the Synergies ?

Dr. Ralf Schäfer - Senior Consultant, Driving Vision News
The presentation will focus on two aspects : a) the role of  vehicle surrounding sensors for advanced ADAS applications on the way to       ( semi ) autonomous driving and  b) the  opportunities of  combining sensors with automotive lighting. Main discussion areas will be
n  Need of sensors and sensor fusion for advanced ADAS & AD
n  Synergies between sensors and lighting
n  Sensor integration into head- and rear lamps
n  Outlook on the future  

Dr. Ralf Schäfer

Senior Consultant
Driving Vision News

4:20 pm - 4:30 pm Closing remarks by conference chairperson

Apart from the form of the seat, temperature, air quality (smell), pressure distribution, light etc. do influence comfort as well. In the workshop the influence of several factors is discussed and ideas to make use of this are exchanged.

Prof. Dr. Peter Vink

Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering
TU Delft, The Netherlands