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6th Automotive Sensors and Electronics Summit

  • 28th – 29th April 2021
  • Hopin flag Hopin
  • ONLINE

Vonlanthen Group of Companies is thrilled to be presenting the 6th Annual Automotive Sensors and Electronics Summit.

This annual summit consistently attracts key decision-makers across various sectors. It has an outstanding reputation in the automotive sensors and electronics community for mapping out the latest emerging technologies and bringing the much-appreciated networking opportunities.

Join the ongoing debate of automotive sensors and electronics, enriching modern driver experience.

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About

This Summit will continue its tradition of providing a cross-functional platform for leaders and experts in the automotive sensors and electronics community to come together to share their experiences, discuss emerging technologies and network with key stakeholders.

Join us as we continue exploring the practical, technical, scientific and business advancements in the ongoing debate of automotive sensors and electronics, enriching modern driver experience. 

Who Should Attend

Chief Executives, Directors, Vice Presidents, Department Heads, Leaders and Managers specialising in:

  • Business/Product Development
  • Consultants/Analysts
  • Diagnostics/Testing
  • Engineering
  • Investors/Startups
  • Manufacturing Operations
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Project & Program Management
  • Purchasing
  • Regulatory
  • Software Development
  • Quality Affairs/Control
  • R&D/Innovation
  • ADAS
  • Advanced/Platforms Development
  • AI
  • ASIC
  • Automotive & Automation
  • Autonomous Driving
  • Big Data
  • Blockchain
  • Cloud Computing/Applications
  • CMOS
  • Connected Car
  • Control Systems Design
  • Cyber Security
  • Design of Experiments
  • Digital/Mixed Signal

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Key Practical Learning Points

  • Practical and future insights on sensorisation of Automotive 4.0
  • Mature manufacturing and process developments for auto sensors and electronics
  • Novel approaches to enhance cost and quality efficiency of sensing platforms for autonomous and electric vehicles
  • Emerging applications of sensors and electronics to enrich vehicle performance and driver experience
  • New technologies and practices to maintain increasing complexity, while bringing next level of sensing, functionality and quality to these areas: Intelligence / Reliability / Cleanliness / Fuel consumption / Convenience and comfort / Motion, acceleration, light and pressure
  • Compliant integration of emerging developments to advance the evolution of ensors and electronics in: AI and blockchain / Connectivity and digitalisation / Navigation / Radar, LiDAR and camera / ADAS and automated self-driving / Electromobility / Green and thermal solutions / Multifunctional bio- and nano-materials / Privacy and security / Safety / Diagnostics, testing, simulation and verification

Jörg Schrepfer, DE

Head of Driving Assistance Research DAR Germany

Valeo Schalter und Sensoren GmbH

Dipl. Ing. Jörg Schrepfer graduated from Friedrich Alexander University with a degree in electrical engineering. From 1998-12 he held various positions in the pre-development and development of product areas such as automotive DVD players, displays, gateways and new bus systems. From 2012-14 he was the ASL vision director for business development in Germany at Image Processing Solutions. From 2014-16 he worked at Continental as a senior manager of technical sales and R&D Kronach, specialising in surround-view camera systems for vehicles. Since 2017, Jörg has been the head of driver assistance research Germany at Valeo. He works on algorithms and functions for laser scanners, cameras and ultrasound, as well as algorithms for autonomous driving using deep learning.

Dr. Florian M. Kolb, DE

Senior Key Expert LIDAR & Sensorics

OSRAM GmbH

Ali Osman Ors, CA

Director, AI Strategy & Partnerships, Automotive

NXP Semiconductors

Ali has 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry specialising in AI, video, and vision processors design. He is currently the director of AI strategy and principal for NXP’s Autonomous Driving Lab, working on foresight for NXP’s Vision, Deep Learning, and AI solutions for autonomous systems. Prior to joining NXP’s Automotive Microcontrollers and Processors unit, Ali was VP of engineering for CogniVue Corp. leading the R&D teams delivering vision SoC solutions and the APEX Image Cognition Processor IP core. Ali holds an engineering degree from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada.

Dr. Richard Dixon, DE

Principal Analyst Sensors | Technology

IHS Markit Technology

Richard Dixon is a principal analyst for MEMS and author of more than 50 MEMS-related consulting and market research studies. He is a world-renowned expert on automotive MEMS and magnetic sensors used in safety, powertrain, and body applications. Along with supporting the overall activities of the MEMS and sensors group, his responsibilities include the development of databases that forecast the markets for more than 20 types of silicon-based sensors in more than 100 automotive applications. In addition, he has supported organisations with future scenarios for sensors in cars and has supported many custom projects for companies in the automotive supply chain. In his prior post at WTC, Dixon was a senior MEMS analyst where he led research on physical sensors and was the co-author of the NEXUS Task Force Report for MEMS and Microsystems 2005-2009. He has also led commercialisation and road-mapping activities on European Commission-funded technology projects, including detailed MEMS chip cost analysis studies. Dixon worked previously as a journalist in the compound semiconductor industry and has years of experience as a technology transfer professional at RTI International, where he provided business and market intelligence for early-stage technologies. Dixon graduated from North Kent University with a degree in materials science and earned a doctorate from Surrey University in semi-conductor characterisation. He speaks English and German.

Michael Poulin, US

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Corporate Development

LeddarTech

Michael has over 20 years of experience in technological product development and management, holding various positions in fast-growing start-up environments where he developed expertise in telecommunications, medical devices, and LiDAR, specifically in industrial, automotive, and mobility applications.

Since joining LeddarTech, Michael has held several key roles, including executive leadership positions in product development, product management, sales, and strategic partnerships. Over this time, he led the development and management of LeddarTech’s product line. Michael played an instrumental role in establishing the LeddarTech Automotive & Mobility LiDAR platform, the Leddar Ecosystem, and partnerships with leading Tier-1 companies and semiconductor suppliers, thus contributing to LeddarTech’s position as a market leader in LiDAR technology.

Michael holds a degree in electrical engineering from Université Laval and is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (Québec’s order of professional engineers).

Dr. Florian Petit, DE

Founder

Blickfeld

Before founding Blickfeld, DrSc. Florian Petit worked on the control of robots as part of scientific work at the Technical University of Munich, Stanford University, the German Aerospace Center (DLR), and ETH Zurich. The roboticist obtained his Ph.D. in the field of human-machine collaboration.

Dr. Martin Pfeifle, DE

CTO

NNG

Martin Pfeifle was leading Visteon’s environmental perception activities with a focus on sensor fusion. Martin and his team deliver the environment model that will be the basis for the decision making of Visteon’s autonomous driving approach. Martin is also responsible for digital maps, localisation and positioning, working on all matters concerned with how the vehicle understands where it is and what is going on around it. With more than 40 patents to his name, Martin is an expert in NDS and ADAS databases and applications, as well as data mining and sensor fusion. He is based in Karlsruhe, Germany. Before joining Visteon, Martin worked at the universities of Munich and Heidelberg as a researcher and temporary professor in the area of data mining on spatial, temporal and uncertain data. For more than 10 years, he has worked in the area of infotainment and ADAS for Continental and for HERE, the leading digital map provider.

Dr. Matti Kutila, FI

Research Team Leader / Automated Vehicles

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Dr. Matti Kutila is 45 years old and leads the Automated Vehicles Team in VTT. His career started in 1998, first as a researcher and later as a Project Manager of the automotive industry related R&D projects. He obtained a Master of Science degree in 2000 and completed his driver monitoring and neural networks related doctoral thesis in 2006. In recent years his expertise fields have been focused on automotive sensors, V2X technologies, sensor data fusion, artificial intelligence, and automated driving functions. He has prepared about 40 peer-reviewed scientific articles related to connected and automated driving and holds 5 patent applications in the field.

Dr. Anestis Terzis, DE

Head of Institute of Communication Technology

 Ulm University of Applied Sciences

Jörg Schrepfer, DE

Head of Driving Assistance Research DAR Germany

Valeo Schalter und Sensoren GmbH

Dr. Florian M. Kolb, DE

Senior Key Expert LIDAR & Sensorics

OSRAM GmbH

Ali Osman Ors, CA

Director, AI Strategy & Partnerships, Automotive

NXP Semiconductors

Dr. Richard Dixon, DE

Principal Analyst Sensors | Technology

IHS Markit Technology

Michael Poulin, US

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Corporate Development

LeddarTech

Dr. Florian Petit, DE

Founder

Blickfeld

Dr. Martin Pfeifle, DE

CTO

NNG

Dr. Matti Kutila, FI

Research Team Leader / Automated Vehicles

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Dr. Anestis Terzis, DE

Head of Institute of Communication Technology

 Ulm University of Applied Sciences

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Peter Slama

Infineon Technologies Austria AG

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Faurecia Clean Mobility

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