International VDI Conference - Future of AI in Automotive
- Gain insight from case studies & best practice automotive AI use cases from around the world
- Learn how AI can be used as a tool within the enterprise, how to manage your data efficiently & how to build an AI-powered organization
- Discuss how to forge the path towards fully autonomous driving, how to ensure the safety & security of AI, and how to build trust in human-AI relations
- Take your chance to engage with internationally renowned AI experts & key decision-makers – from the safety & comfort of your home or office
On April 27-28, the international VDI Conference “Future of AI in Automotive” is returning for its 3rd edition! Specifically designed for the automotive industry, the event engages with new ideas, innovations, upcoming challenges and future opportunities of automotive AI. The conference offers a platform for open discussions to all relevant stakeholders and is a must for those who want to capitalize on the emerging opportunities that AI brings to the automotive sector.
AI reshaping products & processes
The possibilities of AI for the automotive industry have been discussed at length for a while now, promising better products, improved user experience, and faster innovation cycles. Now it is time to move from promises to real use cases – and there already are plenty of examples in the automotive industry where AI is having a real and positive effect on products and processes. Experiences in and around the car are being reshaped, AI-powered tools support engineers in designing and developing better vehicles, and in manufacturing AI is used to increase quality and improve operations. Immense quantities of vehicle data are being collected and managed, advances in unsupervised learning make machine learning more cost-efficient, and new approaches allow for increased privacy and data security.
I am AI – are you?
Stay on top of these developments and engage with the newest innovations in the automotive AI market, hear what OEM’s, Tier 1s and Start-Ups have to say, and exchange ideas with key industry stakeholders. The VDI Conference “Future of AI in Automotive” is the ideal opportunity to get an update on how AI is transforming the automotive sector, its opportunities for future applications, and the challenges to come.
Selection of Speakers & Moderators 2021
- Joachim Langenwalter, Sr. Vice President Software & Hardware, Stellantis
- Prof. Dr. Patrick van der Smagt, Director of AI Research, Volkswagen AG
- Daniela Rittmeier, AI Portfolio Manager, BMW Group
- Dr. Tobias Große-Puppendahl, Machine Learning Architect, Porsche AG
- Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Maas, Scientific Director & Head of Smart Service Engineering, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI
- Dr. Joana Hois, Artificial Intelligence Researcher, Daimler AG
- Jörg Schrepfer, Head of Driving Assistance Research, Valeo
- Jan Zawadzki, Head of AI, Cariad
- Johannes Schniertshauer, Machine Learning Engineer, Audi AG
- Dr. Jürgen Bohn, Head of Innovation Cluster Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, Schaeffler AG
- And more…
If you have any questions regarding the conference program or are interested in speaking at the event, please contact Johannes Lejeune.
Chair’s Welcome & Opening Address
AI Across the Automotive Domains
Joachim Langenwalter, Sr. VP SW & HW, Stellantis
Unsupervised Learning Empowers AI – Where Do We Empower Trust & Ethical Deployment?
Prof. Dr. Patrick van der Smagt, Director of AI Research, Volkswagen AG, Germany
I. Building the AI-Powered Organisation
Leveraging the Potential of AI: The Project AI at BMW Group
Daniela Rittmeier, AI Portfolio Manager, BMW Group, Germany
Increasing AI Maturity at Large Organizations: A Story from the Real World
Jan Zawadzki, Head of Artificial Intelligence (acting), Car.Software Org, Germany
Anchoring AI in an Automotive Supplier
Dr. Jürgen Bohn, Head of Innovation Cluster Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, Schaeffler AG, Germany
II. AI for Autonomous Driving
AI & Big Data Management for Autonomous Driving
Frank Kraemer, IBM Systems Architect, IBM, Germany
Deep Teaching: A Scalable AI Approach to Autonomous Driving
Vladislav Voroninski, CEO, Helm.ai, USA
An Optimal Sensor Set for Automated Driving Using AI
Jörg Schrepfer, Head of Driving Asistance Research Germany, Martin Simon, Harald Barth, all: VALEO Schalter & Sensoren GmbH, Germany
III. Safety & Security of AI
Must AI Have Common Sense in Order to Allow Guarantees?
Dr. Christian Müller, Principal Researcher, DFKI Research Fellow, Head of Competence Center Autonomous Driving, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI, Germany
Determination & Establishment of Development Life Cycle for AI based on Automotive Cybersecurity Application
Philipp Veronesi, Managing Director, Narasimha Deshpande both: CYRES Consulting Services GmbH, Germany
Data Security by Design for AI
Chair‘s Closing Remarks & End of Day 1
IV. Data Management & Data Architecture
Data & AI Organization in Groupe PSA & Data Sharing Initiatives
Guillaume Gruel, Head of Engineering & Quality Data & AI Department, Matthieu Donain, Head of Openlab AI, both: Groupe PSA, France
PROMETHEA Project: Data Sharing for AI exploitation
Alexandre Loire, Engineering Standardization Projects Director, GALIA, France
AI at the Edge: Building an Automotive Edge Computing Platform
Dr. Tobias Bürger, Lead Big Data & AI Platform, BMW Group, Germany
Breakout Sessions Directly engage with international experts in these highly interactive sessions. Discuss current challenges, needs, and solutions with your peers!
V. AI for Development & Engineering
Using AI to Accelerate & Automate Automotive Development Processes
Dr. Mirko Knaak, Expert in Artificial Intelligence, IAV GmbH, Germany
Accelerating Product Development with AI-based Virtual Testing
Dr. Joël Henry, Principal Engineer, Monolith AI, UK
VI. AI for Manufacturing & Production
Leveraging Artificial Intelligence in Automotive Manufacturing
Johannes Schniertshauer, Lead Machine Learning Engineer, Audi AG, Germany
Collaborative Learning as Enabler for Smart Automotive Services
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Maaß, Scientific Director & Head of Smart Service Engineering, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence DFKI, Germany
VII. AI for HMI & UX
What It Takes to Put Conversational AI Systems Into Cars – Lessons Learned
Dr. Nils Lenke, VP & GM Apps BU, Vanessa Tobisch, both: Cerence, Germany
Explainability in Human-AI-Interaction for Automotive Systems
Dr.-Ing. Joana Hois, Artificial Intelligence Research, Mercedes-Benz AG, Germany
Chair‘s Closing Remarks & End of Conference
Who should attend the conference?
The conference is designed for decision-makers, technical managers, and technical experts working in the field of automotive AI, who are interested in both technical details and the broader picture. From established OEMs to new start-ups, from Tier 1 and 2 suppliers to the semiconductor industry: All stakeholders in the automotive AI ecosystem are invited to join.
Are you interested in ground-breaking new developments in artificial intelligence and the vehicles of the future? Would you like to know more about the technology that will lead to L5 autonomous driving? Do you want to engage with experts exclusively from the automotive and AI industry? Then save your seat for the VDI Conference “Future of AI in Automotive” now!
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