PraxisConference Pedestrian Protection 2018

PraxisConference Pedestrian Protection 2018

Bergisch-Gladbach, June 2018
14 presentations, pdf download

The PraxisConference, which has been held for the 13th time in 2018, is a unique event combining lectures and praxis. The lectures held by renowned experts, inform about legal requirements, NCAP tests, recent findings from accident research as well as development strategies and tools and active and passive technical solutions for pedestrian protection.


  • Main Results from the EU Project SENIORS
    Oliver Zander, BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute
  • PDI-2 Update - Foam Wear & Alternative Foam Test Method
    Dr. Gernot Pauer, Altran Concept Tech GmbH
  • Development of a biofidelic Dummy as a surrogate for vulnerable road users in forensic full scale crash tests
    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lars Hannawald, HTW Dresden
    Dipl.-Ing. Peter Schimmelpfennig, Münster
    Dr. Dipl.-Ing. Michael Weyde – Priester & Weyde Berlin
  • VRU AEB-Systeme: NCAP Testprozeduren
    Adrian Hellmann, Maxim Bierbach, German Federal Highway Research Institute
  • Future Traffic Scenario under Consideration of AEB Systems
    Franz Roth, Volker Labenski, AUDI AG
    Michael Gruber, Harald Kolk, TU Graz
  • A Generic Vehicle Test Rig (GVTR) for Simulation and Testing
    Stefan Schinke, Olaf Insel, Volkswagen AG
    Florian Feist, Graz University of Technology
  • High Dynamics Actuator (HDA) Technology applied to Pedestrian Protection and Sensoric Testing
    Pau Cohí, ENCOPIM
  • Revision of passive pedestrian procedures for inclusion of cyclists
    Dr. Michael Hamacher, fka - Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH Aachen
    Oliver Zander, BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute
  • Head to Windscreen - Requirements Assessment
    Benjamin Buenger, Opel Automobile GmbH
  • aPLI – Lab Experience
    Philipp Perras, Christian Maurer, Florian Dornbusch, Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH
  • Additively manufactured lightweight hinge for active hoods
    Jörg Hölig, EDAG Engineering GmbH
  • Lower extremity injuries in car-to-pedestrian collisions and their relevance in real-life crashes
    Dr. Ruth Paas, BMW Group
  • Latest Discussionon Legislation for Pedestrian Safety
    Dr. Thomas Kinsky, Opel Automobile GmbH
  • Implementation of the Euro NCAP Roadmap 2025 into the Rating System
    Director and Professor Andre Seeck, BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute




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