Conference Day 2 | Wednesday, 13 September 2017

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM Opening remarks form the chair


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 Development and evaluation of automated trucks on the example of platooning

Jens Kotte, Manager Active Safety, fka Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen


Jens Kotte

Manager Active Safety
fka Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen


Laurens Van Eykeren

Team Lead, Corporate R&D Group
Dana Belgium NV

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Morning coffee break and networking


Ram Kumar Arunachalam

Enterprise Architect
VE Commercial Vehicles Ltd. (Joint venture between Volvo Group and Eicher Motors)

9:40 AM - 10:20 AM Control of Commercial Vehicles for Rough Off-road Terrain

Karsten Berns, Head of The Robotics Research Lab, Technical University of Kaiserslautern


Karsten Berns

Head of The Robotics Research Lab
Technical University of Kaiserslautern

12:50 PM - 2:20 PM Networking luncheon

2:20 PM - 3:00 PM A look at future (co)-driving agents. From human-robot interactions to learning by dream-like simulation mechanisms

Mauro Da Lio, Professor of Mechanical Systems, University of Trento


Mauro Da Lio

Professor of Mechanical Systems
University of Trento

3:00 PM - 3:40 PM Platform testing for automated driving and safety management

Tom Lüders, Director Testing Solutions, Hella Aglaia


Tom Lüders

Director Testing Solutions
Hella Aglaia

3:40 PM - 4:10 PM Afternoon coffee break and networking

4:10 PM - 4:50 PM Key considerations in vehicle to vehicle communication for platooning navigation

4:40 PM - 5:20 PM Final Q&A: Make your topic part of the agenda and pose the question you are currently most concerned with.

5:30 PM - 5:40 PM Closing remarks from the chair