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Conference Day 2 | Wednesday, 13 September 2017

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


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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 Development and evaluation of automated trucks on the example of platooning

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

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Jens Kotte

Manager Active Safety
fka Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen

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Laurens Van Eykeren

Team Lead, Corporate R&D Group
Dana Belgium NV

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


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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

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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

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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

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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