Conference Day 1 | Tuesday, 12 September 2017


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Johan Engstrom

Group Leader, Human Factors and Advanced Systems Testing, Center for Truck and Bus Safety
Virginia Tech Center for Truck and Bus Safety

9:40 AM - 10:20 AM Keynote: Commercial Vehicle Automation - towards safe and efficient transport of goods

Daan de Cloe, Business Director, Mobility and Logistics, TNO
  • International trends in commercial vehicle automation
  • Technology & application roadmap
  • Challenges for large-scale deployment

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Daan de Cloe

Business Director, Mobility and Logistics
TNO

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM Morning coffee break and networking


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Johan Engstrom

Group Leader, Human Factors and Advanced Systems Testing, Center for Truck and Bus Safety
Virginia Tech Center for Truck and Bus Safety
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Alessandro Coda

Chief Technical Officer
European Association of Automotive Suppliers (CLEPA)
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Martin Böhm

Head of Technologies and Services for Mobility
AustriaTech

12:00 PM - 12:40 PM Yard Automation with autonomous trucks

Sebastian Wagner, Group Leader Vehicle Control and Sensor Systems, Fraunhofer IVI

Sebastian Wagner

Group Leader Vehicle Control and Sensor Systems
Fraunhofer IVI

12:40 PM - 2:10 PM Networking luncheon

2:10 PM - 2:50 PM Preparing the infrastructure to make cooperative, connected and automated driving a reality

Martin Böhm, Head of Technologies and Services for Mobility, AustriaTech

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Martin Böhm

Head of Technologies and Services for Mobility
AustriaTech

2:50 PM - 3:30 PM Connected, efficient and automated transport solutions. C-ITS, the Scania perspective

Pär Degerman, Senior Engineer, Connectivity, Scania CV AB

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Pär Degerman

Senior Engineer, Connectivity
Scania CV AB

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Afternoon coffee break and networking

4:00 AM - 4:40 AM The Real/Virtual Trucks and the Need for Speed – the cycle of Innovation

Peter Thorngren, Technical Specialist, Volvo AB

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Peter Thorngren

Technical Specialist
Volvo AB

4:40 PM - 5:20 PM Roundtable Discussions: This session will provide in-depth insight into key technical challenges for increasingly autonomous levels


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Johan Engstrom

Group Leader, Human Factors and Advanced Systems Testing, Center for Truck and Bus Safety
Virginia Tech Center for Truck and Bus Safety

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Evening Get-together