03. – 04. Juli 2024 | Bergisch Gladbach

Mittwoch, 03.07.2024

09:00 Welcome
Präsident und Professor Markus Oeser - BASt - Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen

09:15 Introduction
Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh; Dirk-Uwe Gehring - BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH

09:20 The Regulation Amendment for DPPS Testing and Review of the Assessment for New-type DPPS
Jinseop Park - KATRI - Korea Automobile Testing & Research Institute

  • IWG on DPPS
  • Overview of the amendment for DPPS testing
  • KNCAP review of the safety assessment for new-type DPPS 
09:50 News from Euro NCAP
Richard Schram, James Ellway - Euro NCAP

  • Challenges in passive VRU protection assessment
  • VRU protection assessments in the framework of the new rating scheme
10:35 Kaffeepause
11:05 Overview of the current Euro NCAP Active Safety Test Procedures for Vulnerable Road Users and Outlook
Adrian Hellmann - BASt - Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen

11:35 Safety Frunk
Horst Weinkopf - Astotec Automotive GmbH; Norman Dix - KINEMATIXX GmbH

  • Electric activated Pre-Safe Position
  • Pyrotechnic and/or electric activated PedPro Position
  • Better opening characteristics

Safety Frunk

12:05 aPLI: Experiences from an OEM's Point of View
Jan Wilsmann - BMW AG

  • Results of comparable testing set-ups
  • Influence of test scatter on rating results
12:35 Instructions for the Praxis Sessions
Dirk-Uwe Gehring - BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH

12:45 Mittagessen
13:45 PRAXIS Session in the Laboratory of the German Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt)
  • Impact test with the Biofidelic Dummy
  • aPLI impact
  • Vehicle mark-up
  • Safety Frunk: Experimental demonstration of the pyrotechnical and electric deployment bonnets
  • AEB Testing
    • PTW Turn across path
    • Truck turning
16:00 NHTSA Updates on Pedestrian Safety
Patrick Smith - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

16:30 Global Thinking & Harmonization: Quo Vadis, VRU-Protection?
Dr.-Ing. Holger Staack - AUDI AG

  • Global Thinking = Harmonization?
  • Overview: Accident data vs. PedPro requirements in different countries
  • Harmonization vs. market individualism
17:00 Association between Passenger Vehicle Front-end Profiles and Pedestrian Injury Severity in Motor Vehicle Crashes
Dr. Sam Monfort, Dr. Wen Hu - Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

  • Complementary research studies using two different real-world samples of US pedestrian crashes
  • Unique US vehicle fleet with many large SUVs and pickups
  • Vehicles with higher hoods and more vertical (boxy) front ends are more injurious
  • Increase in pedestrian torso injuries is observed when struck by taller and boxy vehicles
(Diese Präsentation ist eine Videopräsentation, die während und nach der Konferenz als On-Demand-Video verfügbar sein wird.)
17:00 Ende des ersten Konferenztages
18:45 Abendveranstaltung im Joseph's Köln


Agrippinawerft 22
50678 Köln

With special guest

Dr. O'Yomio


Donnerstag, 04.07.2024

09:00 Development of a Thorax Impactor within a Thorax Test Procedure for Passive Pedestrian Protection
Dr. Johannes Stingl - IDIADA Fahrzeugtechnik GmbH; Oliver Zander - BASt - Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen

  • HBM simulations on generic vehicle frontends
  • Development of a thorax impactor
  • Concept of a thorax test procedure
09:30 Investigation of Bicycle-Car Accidents at Junctions
Thomas Unger - Verkehrsunfallforschung an der TU Dresden GmbH

  • Identification of the most frequent scenarios in car-bicycle accidents
  • Description of the accident constellations
  • Consequences of injuries / injury patterns / causes of injuries
10:00 Kaffeepause
10:30 News from Latin NCAP
Rafael Tucci - Latin NCAP / Global NCAP

  • Updates of Latin NCAP protocols
  • Latest results from Latin NCAP
11:00 KNCAP VRU Impact Safety
Seunghoon Lee - KATRI - Korea Automobile Testing & Research Institute

  • KNCAP VRU impact safety assessment
  • Status of aPLI testing in KNCAP
  • Status of headform testing in KNCAP
  • Next steps of KNCAP VRU impact safety 
11:30 PRAXIS: Analysis and Discussion of Pedestrian Protection Measures of Current Vehicles
  • AUDI Q6 e-tron
  • BMW X2
  • Ford Explorer
  • KIA EV9
  • Mercedes-Benz CLE Cabriolet
  • Toyota C-HR
  • Volkswagen ID.7, Tiguan
  • Volvo EX30

AUDI Q6 e-tron BMW X2
Ford Explorer KIA EV9
Mercedes-Benz CLE Cabrio Toyota C-HR
Volkswagen ID.7 Volkswagen Tiguan
Volvo EX30

14:00 Investigation of Active Pedestrian Protection Systems using the Biofidelic Dummy and Component Tests
Volker Sandner - ADAC Technik Zentrum Landsberg

  • Investigation of the potential of reversible active bonnet systems
  • Results from impact tests with the biofidelic dummy
  • Results of component tests
  • Integration into future projects of consumer protection
14:30 AI in pedestrian protection - revolution in the development process?
Stefan Hundertmark - EDAG Engineering GmbH

  • Background and method of the AI ​​used
  • Benefits for the development process
  • Outlook and further steps
15:00 Kaffeepause
15:30 Pedestrian Safety Challenges in Car Design and Approach to Overcome those Challenges
Praveen Bansode - Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd,

  • Road accident trends- Worldwide and region wise
  • Pedestrian safety - Regulation in India & Bharat NCAP
  • Pedestrian safety challenges in car design - For India & for International markets
  • Approach to overcome challenges
16:00 Sensitivity Analysis of Head Impact Simulations in the Windshield Area
Martin Fritz, Ruben Weiher - Bertrandt Simulations GmbH

  • Simulative method of sensitivity analysis
  • Parameter variation and modeling of head impact to windshield simulations
  • Analysis of simulation results
16:30 Summary and Closing Remarks
Dirk-Uwe Gehring - BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH; Ralf Reuter - carhs.training gmbh



Programmänderungen vorbehalten.

Eine Gemeinschafts- veranstaltung mit

BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH