Mapped, Mindful, Connected: Create A Shared Vision Of The Road Map To Autonomous

2017 Agenda:

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Day 1: Monday, May 15

Registration, Exhibition & Welcome Coffee
ADAS and Autonomous: a Japan and World View

The Race to Autonomy

  • With the rapid acceleration in technology comes unsolved issues that must be dealt with. Learn what the major challenges are such as how AI is applied for automated driving
  • Gain a global perspective of how the value chain is evolving in sensing, behavior and motion domain
  • Get insights on key growth issues such as the changing face of behavior models and how to validate and test automated driving

Phil Magney, Founder & Principal Advisor, Vision Systems Intelligence, LLC.

Developing Safe and Secure Automated Vehicles

  • Discover DENSO’s initiatives for ADAS and autonomous driving technology such as camera, radar, LIDAR, and V2X to achieve the goal of zero accidents
  • Get an overview on the latest development as well as how DENSO is tackling the challenges to preserve the highest quality and safety

Masahiro Higuchi, General Manager, ADAS Business and Technology Development Div., Business Strategy Planning Dept. DENSO CORPORATION

Global Automated Driving System Market Forecast

  • Discover the volume of vehicles that were sold with ADAS capabilities in the last 3 years globally
  • Learn how Global NCAP will affect the short-term (e.g. by 2020) and long-term (e.g. by 2030) forecasts for automated driving system features
  • Assess market growth potential by region and by level of automation and find out the key factors that will allow for greater penetration on automated driving systems

Tomoya Ikeyama, Project Manager, Industry Technology Unit, Automotive Industry Group, Yano Research Institute Ltd.

Coffee Break

Implications of NHTSA’s Statement

  • Understand the key differences such as the definition of level 3 between the preliminary statement and the latest statement announced by NHTSA
  • Acknowledge the importance of having a discussion with NHTSA to obtain approval from FMVSS to release a new product and service to the market
  • nuTonomy launched a self-driving taxi followed by Uber last year. Examine the recent late one mile business opportunity that allows the company to run a business while shouldering the investment costs

Tsuguo Nobe, Architect and Director Government Policy & Business Development / Visiting Associate Professor, Intel K.K. / Nagoya University

Address the Key Product Validation and Safety Challenges

  • From ADAS to total autonomy: Grasp key trends seen in the US & Europe regarding product safety and validation
  • Explore possible solutions to challenges arising from a vastly increased number of tests and map data for ordinary roads
  • Examine how to tackle growth issues such as lacking map data for simulation and how to teach AI with real-world data or simulation data?

Kyosuke Tomoyasu, Sales Manager, Sales Department, Virtual Mechanics Corporation

Lunch
Building Blocks of Automated Systems

Required Communication Networks for Autonomous Vehicles

* SoftBank Corp. has been confirmed to speak in this session. Speaker and presentation details to be announced shortly.

ECU Platforms and the Impact of Real-Time Databases

  • Recap the issues with present embedded databases and understand how an ECU platform can deliver the higher speeds and more efficient data management required for autonomous driving
  • The amount of data to be processed is vast. Explore ways of overcoming challenges, with cloud-based updating as an example
  • Overcoming the hurdles to fully autonomous driving: Discuss issues surrounding application updates and explore what kind of solutions will be required

Hiroki Uchiyama, Department Manager, Smart ADAS Technology Development Department, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Get into the Mind of an Automotive Hacker

  • Offense is the best defense. Understand the approach of hacking from the recent demonstration experiments to find out the weakest link
  • Keep pace with the methods and motivations of hackers to understand where cyber security threats exist – something critically important in an ever more connected world with a greater number of entry points

Craig Smith, Research Director of Transportation Security, Rapid7 Japan K.K.

Networking Drinks Reception
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Day 2: Tuesday, May 16

Registration, Exhibition & Welcome Coffee
Perception and Control

AI Development Powering Autonomous Vehicles

  • Learn how AI can be the reliable technology that takes the safety to the next level
  • Gauge the latest developments in AI and challenges to improve the level of the recognition and realize safe and secure driving for ADAS and autonomous vehicle

Yuji Hirabayashi, President, DENSO IT LABORATORY INC

Explore AI’s Potential to Detect Drivers’ Condition

  • Find out how far AI research has gone in detecting the driver’s condition to establish the future of HMI
  • Explore the key facts such as information on eyes to decide when and how machines can hand over control to human
  • Consider potential applications and software requirements of applying current AI systems to HMI i.e. Biological sensing technology

Masato Kawade, Manager of Vision Sensing Lab., Sensing Technology Research Center, Technology and Intellectual Property H.Q., OMRON Corporation

Coffee Break

Solid-state LiDAR Technology Ready for Mass-Market Implementation

  • Review the current challenges in sensor technologies and examine the differences between current LiDAR technologies – scanning vs solid state – and how they can be implemented
  • Using Leddar Technology as an example, understand how solid-state LiDARs will be able to meet the automotive industry’s high performance requirements as well as the size, cost, and reliability levels expected for mass-market vehicles
  • Technology road map – understand how LiDAR will evolve and its role in moving us toward autonomous driving

Eric Pineau, Director of Business Development, Automotive, LeddarTech

Lunch
Mapping the Autonomous Road Ahead

Building the Optimum HMI for Autonomous Driving

  • Examine how the communication between human and machine can be improved to establish the safety and next level of user experience
  • Address the challenges to bolster HMI technology such as agreeing the boundary between where to fight and where to cooperate
  • Dissect Toyota’s HMI concept to map out the impact of such technology to add value to society

Hiroki Mori, Group Manager, Advanced Safety System Research and Development Division,Toyota Motor Corporation

Establish the Blueprint of a Dynamic Map for Automated Vehicles

  • Weigh up the current methods to collect infrastructure information such as camera, radar, and Quasi-zenith satellites to increase efficiency to establish a dynamic map
  • Understand the growth issues and the future vision of high definition maps such as defining the combination of embedded map data and real-time information from infrastructure

Tsutomu Nakajima, President and Representative Director, Dynamic Map Planning Co., Ltd.

Automated Cars to Automated Roads

  • Maps, infrastructure, sensors, people and services - how smoothly can these be orchestrated? Explore HERE’s current and future plans for its open location platform
  • Examine the way to develop a new business ecosystem and business opportunity that will change the future of automated driving

Mandali Khalesi, Head of Asia-Pacific Automotive, HERE

Coffee Break

Mind the Knowledge Gap

  • HMI is the key to gain consumer understanding and trust – learn how ad-hoc ADAS offering often results in inconsistent HMI implementation
  • Devise strategies that will help combat misuse and misinterpretation of ADAS – understand how consumers use and feel about such systems
  • How to pass on correct information to consumers – adopting a holistic approach in development, from training dealers to online guides

Deepa Rangarajan, Senior specialist – Autonomous Car, SBD

METI's Project towards the Implementation of Automated Driving

  • Autonomous car services have been launched one after another such as Local Motors ‘Olli’ and Uber. Discover what the government can do to make it happen in Japan under the current regulation
  • Dissect the latest experimental projects such as automated driving tests in dedicated areas and remotely controlled autonomous vehicles
  • Examine how we can overcome challenges such as obtaining social acceptance – appealing the benefit of automated driving through localised demonstration

Shuji Okuda, Director, Electric Vehicle, Advanced Technology and ITS promotion Office, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

[Panel] A New Service for a New Market - Discuss winning services and find out the challenges to be conquered in the world mixed between level 0 and level 4

Shuji Okuda, Director, Electric Vehicle, Advanced Technology and ITS promotion Office, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Hiroyuki Asada
, General Manager, Vehicle Research Dept., Development Engineering Office, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
Deepa Rangarajan
, Senior specialist – Autonomous Car, SBD

Reserve the Brochure Here Now

Day 1: Monday, May 15

Registration, Exhibition & Welcome Coffee
ADAS and Autonomous: a Japan and World View

The Race to Autonomy

  • With the rapid acceleration in technology comes unsolved issues that must be dealt with. Learn what the major challenges are such as how AI is applied for automated driving
  • Gain a global perspective of how the value chain is evolving in sensing, behavior and motion domain
  • Get insights on key growth issues such as the changing face of behavior models and how to validate and test automated driving

Phil Magney, Founder & Principal Advisor, Vision Systems Intelligence, LLC.

Developing Safe and Secure Automated Vehicles

  • Discover DENSO’s initiatives for ADAS and autonomous driving technology such as camera, radar, LIDAR, and V2X to achieve the goal of zero accidents
  • Get an overview on the latest development as well as how DENSO is tackling the challenges to preserve the highest quality and safety

Masahiro Higuchi, General Manager, ADAS Business and Technology Development Div., Business Strategy Planning Dept. DENSO CORPORATION

Global Automated Driving System Market Forecast

  • Discover the volume of vehicles that were sold with ADAS capabilities in the last 3 years globally
  • Learn how Global NCAP will affect the short-term (e.g. by 2020) and long-term (e.g. by 2030) forecasts for automated driving system features
  • Assess market growth potential by region and by level of automation and find out the key factors that will allow for greater penetration on automated driving systems

Tomoya Ikeyama, Project Manager, Industry Technology Unit, Automotive Industry Group, Yano Research Institute Ltd.

Coffee Break

Implications of NHTSA’s Statement

  • Understand the key differences such as the definition of level 3 between the preliminary statement and the latest statement announced by NHTSA
  • Acknowledge the importance of having a discussion with NHTSA to obtain approval from FMVSS to release a new product and service to the market
  • nuTonomy launched a self-driving taxi followed by Uber last year. Examine the recent late one mile business opportunity that allows the company to run a business while shouldering the investment costs

Tsuguo Nobe, Architect and Director Government Policy & Business Development / Visiting Associate Professor, Intel K.K. / Nagoya University

Address the Key Product Validation and Safety Challenges

  • From ADAS to total autonomy: Grasp key trends seen in the US & Europe regarding product safety and validation
  • Explore possible solutions to challenges arising from a vastly increased number of tests and map data for ordinary roads
  • Examine how to tackle growth issues such as lacking map data for simulation and how to teach AI with real-world data or simulation data?

Kyosuke Tomoyasu, Sales Manager, Sales Department, Virtual Mechanics Corporation

Lunch
Building Blocks of Automated Systems

Required Communication Networks for Autonomous Vehicles

* SoftBank Corp. has been confirmed to speak in this session. Speaker and presentation details to be announced shortly.

ECU Platforms and the Impact of Real-Time Databases

  • Recap the issues with present embedded databases and understand how an ECU platform can deliver the higher speeds and more efficient data management required for autonomous driving
  • The amount of data to be processed is vast. Explore ways of overcoming challenges, with cloud-based updating as an example
  • Overcoming the hurdles to fully autonomous driving: Discuss issues surrounding application updates and explore what kind of solutions will be required

Hiroki Uchiyama, Department Manager, Smart ADAS Technology Development Department, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.

Get into the Mind of an Automotive Hacker

  • Offense is the best defense. Understand the approach of hacking from the recent demonstration experiments to find out the weakest link
  • Keep pace with the methods and motivations of hackers to understand where cyber security threats exist – something critically important in an ever more connected world with a greater number of entry points

Craig Smith, Research Director of Transportation Security, Rapid7 Japan K.K.

Networking Drinks Reception
Reserve the Brochure Here Now

Day 2: Tuesday, May 16

Registration, Exhibition & Welcome Coffee
Perception and Control

AI Development Powering Autonomous Vehicles

  • Learn how AI can be the reliable technology that takes the safety to the next level
  • Gauge the latest developments in AI and challenges to improve the level of the recognition and realize safe and secure driving for ADAS and autonomous vehicle

Yuji Hirabayashi, President, DENSO IT LABORATORY INC

Explore AI’s Potential to Detect Drivers’ Condition

  • Find out how far AI research has gone in detecting the driver’s condition to establish the future of HMI
  • Explore the key facts such as information on eyes to decide when and how machines can hand over control to human
  • Consider potential applications and software requirements of applying current AI systems to HMI i.e. Biological sensing technology

Masato Kawade, Manager of Vision Sensing Lab., Sensing Technology Research Center, Technology and Intellectual Property H.Q., OMRON Corporation

Coffee Break

Solid-state LiDAR Technology Ready for Mass-Market Implementation

  • Review the current challenges in sensor technologies and examine the differences between current LiDAR technologies – scanning vs solid state – and how they can be implemented
  • Using Leddar Technology as an example, understand how solid-state LiDARs will be able to meet the automotive industry’s high performance requirements as well as the size, cost, and reliability levels expected for mass-market vehicles
  • Technology road map – understand how LiDAR will evolve and its role in moving us toward autonomous driving

Eric Pineau, Director of Business Development, Automotive, LeddarTech

Lunch
Mapping the Autonomous Road Ahead

Building the Optimum HMI for Autonomous Driving

  • Examine how the communication between human and machine can be improved to establish the safety and next level of user experience
  • Address the challenges to bolster HMI technology such as agreeing the boundary between where to fight and where to cooperate
  • Dissect Toyota’s HMI concept to map out the impact of such technology to add value to society

Hiroki Mori, Group Manager, Advanced Safety System Research and Development Division,Toyota Motor Corporation

Establish the Blueprint of a Dynamic Map for Automated Vehicles

  • Weigh up the current methods to collect infrastructure information such as camera, radar, and Quasi-zenith satellites to increase efficiency to establish a dynamic map
  • Understand the growth issues and the future vision of high definition maps such as defining the combination of embedded map data and real-time information from infrastructure

Tsutomu Nakajima, President and Representative Director, Dynamic Map Planning Co., Ltd.

Automated Cars to Automated Roads

  • Maps, infrastructure, sensors, people and services - how smoothly can these be orchestrated? Explore HERE’s current and future plans for its open location platform
  • Examine the way to develop a new business ecosystem and business opportunity that will change the future of automated driving

Mandali Khalesi, Head of Asia-Pacific Automotive, HERE

Coffee Break

Mind the Knowledge Gap

  • HMI is the key to gain consumer understanding and trust – learn how ad-hoc ADAS offering often results in inconsistent HMI implementation
  • Devise strategies that will help combat misuse and misinterpretation of ADAS – understand how consumers use and feel about such systems
  • How to pass on correct information to consumers – adopting a holistic approach in development, from training dealers to online guides

Deepa Rangarajan, Senior specialist – Autonomous Car, SBD

METI's Project towards the Implementation of Automated Driving

  • Autonomous car services have been launched one after another such as Local Motors ‘Olli’ and Uber. Discover what the government can do to make it happen in Japan under the current regulation
  • Dissect the latest experimental projects such as automated driving tests in dedicated areas and remotely controlled autonomous vehicles
  • Examine how we can overcome challenges such as obtaining social acceptance – appealing the benefit of automated driving through localised demonstration

Shuji Okuda, Director, Electric Vehicle, Advanced Technology and ITS promotion Office, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

[Panel] A New Service for a New Market - Discuss winning services and find out the challenges to be conquered in the world mixed between level 0 and level 4

Shuji Okuda, Director, Electric Vehicle, Advanced Technology and ITS promotion Office, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Hiroyuki Asada
, General Manager, Vehicle Research Dept., Development Engineering Office, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation
Deepa Rangarajan
, Senior specialist – Autonomous Car, SBD

Reserve the Brochure Here Now

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Shoko Nagai

Shoko Nagai

Project Director
TU-Automotive
+44 (0) 203 869 6722 (Global)
Email: japan@tu-auto.com

2017 Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

  • LeddarTech

Silver Sponsors

  • ai motive
  • Virtual-Mechanics-Corporation