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The Disruptive Potential of Autonomous Vehicles

The Disruptive Potential of Autonomous Vehicles

Larry Burns, Former VP Research & Development at General Motors. This presentation frames possible mobility futures with a focus on driverless vehicles and offers suggestions on how to prepare for what appears to be inevitable.

The Importance of Testing and Validating (and Licensing?) Self-Driving Systems for both Routine and Problematic Scenarios

The Importance of Testing and Validating (and Licensing?) Self-Driving Systems for both Routine and Problematic Scenarios

Brandon Schoettle, Project Manager, Sustainable Worldwide Transportation, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, discusses if we should require licensing tests and graduated licensing for self-driving vehicles, how self-driving vehicles will vary, visual performance, traffic laws and regulations, evaluating driving-related skills, GDL for self-driving vehicles, and more!

Building Security Into The Modern Automobile

Building Security Into The Modern Automobile

Robert Bates, Chief Safety Officer at Mentor, discusses paying close attention to both hardware and software when building security into the modern automobile. Robert speakers about consolidation on the SoC level, security and safety via separation, how the thread of attacks has been growing, what security means for IoT, a list of security requirements, and hardware security.

Best Practices: ISO26262 Safety Verification Automotive SoC Systems

Best Practices: ISO26262 Safety Verification Automotive SoC Systems

Jeff Hutton, Sr. Director, Automotive Business Development at Synopsys, discusses verification best practices. Jeff goes into verification challenges in today's SoC, consistent verification continuum across all verification engines, verify for functional safety. Also earlier, more efficient SW development, improve quality, reduce costs, and being ISO26262 ready.

How To Eat An Elephant: Process Approach To Autonomous Vehicle Development

How To Eat An Elephant: Process Approach To Autonomous Vehicle Development

Bodo Seifert from Magna presents on complexity in modern vehicles/problem statement, automotive SPICE, engineering 1 – engineering 3 in detail, prerequisites (ALM, traceability, gates, compliance matrix), customer requirements and quote, Project planning (Systems Engineering) and monitoring, and supporting processes.

Autonomous Vehicles in Michigan

Autonomous Vehicles in Michigan

James Fackler Assistant Administration for the Customer Services Administration, Michigan Department of State, discusses initial legislative challenges, statute changes for AV testing, looking ahead and next steps, and NHTSA/AAMVA Workgroup.

The Future of Driving - Assistive Technology; Autonomous Vehicles

The Future of Driving - Assistive Technology; Autonomous Vehicles

Professor William Covington, Director, Technology Law and Public Policy Clinic at the University of Washington School of Law, gives a comprehensive overview of autonomous cars from an academic perspective. He touches upon the benefits, legislation, liabilities, and other aspects regarding autonomous vehicles, and goes into the effectiveness of assistive functions.

Rigorous Verification Gets Your ADAS Design in Shape for ISO 26262 Compliance

Rigorous Verification Gets Your ADAS Design in Shape for ISO 26262 Compliance

In this presentation Adam Sherer, Product Management Group Director, Automotive Functional Safety Lead at Cadence, speaks about ISO 26262 and semiconductor verification, methods to improve verification fitness regardless of your starting point, techniques to trace results through the OEM, tier 1, tier 2, and IP chain, and automation to reduce development cost and increase quality.

Practical Real-Time Frame Authentication for In-Vehicle Networks

Practical Real-Time Frame Authentication for In-Vehicle Networks

Kyusuk Han of the University of Michigan, a speaker from a previous iteration of the summit, was kind enough to share this in-depth presentation about the need for in-vehicle security and a proposed protocol to help solve the major security problems.

Past Presentation Packet

Past Presentation Packet

In preparation for Autonomous Vehicles Silicon Valley 2019, we wanted to exclusively share these past presentations with you. Below you will find expert content on:

  • BCG on the Re-imagined Car: Insights & Implications
  • Focused on Autonomous Car System Architecture? Don't Forget Application Code Matters!
  • Getting Sensors Right
  • Holistic Thermal Management for Autonomous Vehicles
  • Evolving Consumer Attitudes on Autonomy
  • Accelerating Mobility Technology Deployment Via Public-Private Partnerships
BCG on the Reimagined Car: Insights & Implications

BCG on the Reimagined Car: Insights & Implications

The Boston Consulting Group presents on:

  • How will autonomous technology, electrification, and sharing converge to change the world?
  • How can traditional and new mobility players profit from new business models?
  • What are the takeaways from BCG’s work with the World Economic Forum and the City of Boston in developing Boston’s 2030 mobility strategy?
Focused on Autonomous Car System Architecture? Don't Forget Application Code Matters!

Focused on Autonomous Car System Architecture? Don't Forget Application Code Matters!

Celeste Breyer, Field Application Engineer, LDRA, presents on:

  • The assertion that no single technology or architectural feature offers a “silver bullet” to guarantee security, and that no connected system is ever going to be both useful and impenetrable.
  • A discussion of how even the best system architectures will inevitably include weak spots that are the most vulnerable to attack.
  • A look at how securing code proportionately to its place in the system architecture offers the most cost-effective solution possible.
Getting Sensors Right

Getting Sensors Right

Aaron Jefferson, VP of Product Planning, ZF, presents on:

  • What are the critical components for self-driving systems? Do you replicate the human eye or use multiple sensing modalities?
  • Do you need lidar or will cameras and radar suffice?
  • What kind of partnerships are most effective?
Holistic Thermal Management for Autonomous Vehicles

Holistic Thermal Management for Autonomous Vehicles

Sukhvinder S. Kang, CTO, Aavid Thermal Division, Boyd Corporation, presents on:

  • What are the thermal management needs in Autonomous Vehicles
  • Characteristics of Boyd’s thermal technologies for advanced electronics systems
  • How holistic thermal solutions can enable efficient and effective AV systems
Evolving Consumer Attitudes on Autonomy

Evolving Consumer Attitudes on Autonomy

Ed Kim, VP of Industry Analysis, AutoPacific, presents on:

  • How accepting are consumers of autonomous drive technology?
  • Are consumers ready for the fundamental shifts in the vehicle ownership model that will come with autonomy?
  • Who are the consumers ready for autonomy, and what will convince those who aren’t?
Accelerating Mobility Technology Deployment Via Public-Private Partnerships

Accelerating Mobility Technology Deployment Via Public-Private Partnerships

Kathryn Snorrason, Business Development Manager, Michigan Economic, Development Corp. (MEDC) presents on:

  • How is the state of Michigan partnering with private industry to pilot AV technology?
  • What have the stakeholders learned about autonomous vehicles and human behavior?
  • How is the state of Michigan supporting and incubating transportation startups?
Fontinalis Partners: Transformation and Evolution of the Next-generation Mobility Industry

Fontinalis Partners: Transformation and Evolution of the Next-generation Mobility Industry

Chris Thomas, Founder & Partner, Fontinalis Partners, presents on the following:

  • Transformation and evolution of the next-generation mobility industry
  • The technologies, locations, and behavior that are driving this transportation revolution
  • Who has the opportunity to “win” and where do we go from here?
SiriusXM: The Content Revolution Coming to a Car Near You

SiriusXM: The Content Revolution Coming to a Car Near You

Peter Polit, VP and GM, Connected Vehicle Strategy and Partnerships, Sirius XM, presents on the following:

  • Maximizing the revenue opportunity for in-vehicle content and determining who will control tit and how you can benefit
  • What are the necessary technical advancements required to link passenger data, preferred content and UX
  • What models will OEMs needs to follow to become content providers
  • Determining how Hollywood and the entertainment industry is preparing for the autonomous vehicle revolution
NVIDIA: Artificial Intelligence & Self-driving Cars

NVIDIA: Artificial Intelligence & Self-driving Cars

Tim Wong, Director of Technical Program Management for Autonomous Vehicles, NVIDIA presents on the following:

  • How artificial intelligence should be programmed
  • Is it sufficient to employ end-to-end learning using cameras that watch people drive and then put it through the deep neural net, or are AI systems are fatally flawed because human behavior causes accidents
  • Should OEMs be focusing on an integrated approach?
  • Expert systems as well as cameras, an algorithm that you combine with deep learning
Requesting a Ride: Car Sharing and Car Hailing as The Next Big Movement in Autonomy

Requesting a Ride: Car Sharing and Car Hailing as The Next Big Movement in Autonomy

Annabel R. Chang, Director of Public Policy at Lyft discusses Autonomy coming to a street near you: discussing the recent announcements of timeline of release of autonomous cars to the public, how car sharing apps and city transport are breaking boundaries and bringing autonomy to our roads, the appeal of ride hailing – will it replace car ownership? How will this affect OEMs development of vehicles?