NEW DATE September 01 – 03, 2020  |  Würzburg, Germany

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Wednesday, September 02, 2020

09:00 Welcome
Ralf Reuter - gmbh
09:15 Priorities of Safety Development of the new Volkswagen ID.3
Dr. Stefan Weber - Volkswagen AG
  • Protection of the HV battery in case of accidents
  • Center airbag
09:45 Renault's Works with and for Rescuers Interventions on Electric Vehicles
Claire Petit Boulanger - Groupe Renault
10:15 Euro NCAP Protocol Updates
Direktor & Professor Andre Seeck - BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute
  • Roadmap 2025
  • Occupant Protection
  • Child Occupant Protection
  • Vulnerable Road Users
  • Safety Assist
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Euro NCAP Protocol Updates - continued
Direktor & Professor Andre Seeck - BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute
12:30 C-NCAP Protocol Updates
N. N. -
  • C-IASI
13:00 Lunch Break

Active Safety

14:00 Legal Requirements on Active Safety
Dr.-Ing. Patrick Seiniger - BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute
  • AEB for passenger cars
  • Turning assists for commercial vehicles
  • Approval of automated lane keeping systems
15:00 Active Safety Simulation
Dr. Roland Kallweit - IAV GmbH Ingenieurgesellschaft Auto und Verkehr
  • New challenges for validation due to complex traffic scenarios
  • Combination of simulation and real-world driving tests
  • Identification of relevant scenarios
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 What is TASC? Traffic Accident Scenario Community
Martin Urban - Fraunhofer-Institut für Verkehrs- und Infrastruktursysteme IVI
  • TASC shows the way to create simulation files out of police recorded accidents
  • TASC also gives the possibility for a global collaboration in creating and using Traffic accident scenarios in a common way
16:30 Creating a Virtual Proof of Validation of Highly Automated Driving Functions in the ENVITED Ecosystem
Alexander Frederic Walser - ASC-S Automotive Solution Center for Simulation e. V.
  • Open and modular simulation architecture
  • Traceability of standardized data and test results for a Virtual Proof of Validation
  • Channeling participants in a large ecosystem

Passive Safety

14:00 Passive Safety Simulation
Mark Gevers - TECOSIM Technische Simulation GmbH
  • Crash and safety: simulation models
  • 2020 CAE Grand Challenge summary
  • Safe and reliable battery design – a benchmark
  • News and outlook for crash- and safety simulation
14:30 Pedestrian Protection Requirements
Dr. Thomas Kinsky - Humanetics Europe GmbH; Dirk-Uwe Gehring - BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH
  • Dr. Thomas Kinsky - Legal Requirements:
    • GSR: Introduction of windscreen testing
    • GTR 9 / UN R127: Test procedure for active bonnets
  • Dirk-Uwe Gehring - Euro NCAP Requirements:
    • Extension of head impact area
    • Implementation of aPLI: Testing, certification, thresholds
15:00 IIHS Frontal and Side Crash Update
Becky Mueller - Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
  • Background for updating the IIHS side impact test
  • Current testing and timeline of protocols and ratings
  • Short update on frontal crash rear occupant research
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Euro NCAP Testing Protocol Details
Volker Sandner - ADAC Technik Zentrum Landsberg
  • Front and side:
    • Dummy in front and side
    • New THOR Dummies
    • Current dummy topics
    • New criteria for 2023
    • Virtual Testing at Far Side
  • Child safety:
    • Status of the discussion on indoor surveillance
    • Child seat installation
    • Q Dummies


Thursday, September 03, 2020

Active Safety

09:00 Legal Requirements for Automated Vehicles
John F. Creamer -
  • Autonomy: Who’s responsible?
  • New methods for safety assessment
  • Prospects for vehicle requirements
09:35 Natural Driving Behaviour Studies - Insights into Event Detection and Driver Profiling
Cäcilia von Lienen - Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden
  • New approach to naturalistic driving studies to collect real driving data using smartphones
  • Driving behavior by time series data collection and event based recording (GPS Fences, thresholds, algorithm)
  • Driving behavior analysis to identify different driver types and describe a common driver
10:05 Active Safety Testing
Dr. Olivier Pion - IAV GmbH Ingenieurgesellschaft Auto und Verkehr
  • Challenges to efficient NCAP testing
  • Effect of different drive concepts in emergency braking tests
  • Complexity of future test scenarios
10:50 Coffee Break
11:20 Driver Monitoring - Requirements
Verena Ihring - Robert Bosch GmbH
  • The requirements for driver monitoring (legal requirements, consumer protection, ...)
12:10 Driver Monitoring - Technology
Dr. Daniel Hofmann - Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Technologies used (sensors, data processing, etc.)
  • Integration of the system into the overall vehicle (benefits, application areas, limits of use)

Passive Safety

09:00 Passive Safety Testing
Jan Christopher Kolb - Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt
  • Current and future sleds
  • State-of-the-art crash facility
  • Measurement technology
    • Before/After
    • Online measurement during the crash
  • Outlook
09:45 Legal Requirements on Passive Safety
Oliver Zander - BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute
  • World wide harmonisation of legal requirements
  • Current UN/ECE GRSP topics
  • Implementation status of the new General Safety Regulation (EU) 2019/2144
10:45 Coffee Break
11:15 Legal Requirements on Passive Safety - continued
Oliver Zander - BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute
11:45 Occupant Protection in Frontal and Side Collisions
Kai Golowko - Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH
  • The Euro NCAP MPDB load case, how does it affect everyday life
  • Rear seat safety, China NCAP and its consequences
  • Current tightening of legal and consumer protection requirements, what are they addressing and how high is their potential
12:15 User Experience: Testing with the THOR Dummy
Mario Wohlfahrt - ACTS GmbH & Co. KG
  • Feedback from practical experience based on the performance of tests in the field of passive vehicle safety, both in testing and in dummy certification.
13:00 Lunch Break


14:00 Every Minute counts when it comes to Rescue after a Traffic Accident
Dr.-Ing. Rolf Erbe - Berlin Fire and Rescue Academy (BFRA)
  • Effective cooperation of all parties involved in the care of trapped persons, taking into account the time factor!
  • Guideline "Technical-medical rescue after traffic accidents" of the German Fire Protection Association
  • Case reports
14:45 Trauma Biomechanics for Autonomous Vehicle Passive Safety Design
Dr. Chandrashekhar Thorbole - Thorbole Simulation Technologies LLC
  • Seatback reclining and swiveling features during the vehicle motion requires more innovative passive safety solutions for occupant protection in a crash scenario.
  • This study demonstrates this challenge by using some real-life crash scenarios to explain, how specific feature changes the injury mechanism and severity.
  • Furthermore, it provides the most practical alternative designs to face the challenge posed by the autonomous future.
15:15 Coffee Break
15:45 Vehicle In-Cabin Monitoring
Dr. Andrea Paggel, Robert Büthorn - IAV GmbH
  • Child presence detection
  • Discussion of different sensors for the vehicle interior
  • Autonomous vehicles: Requirements for interior monitoring
  • Camera-based cabin surveillance in the autonomous shuttle - challenges and potentials
16:15 Occupant Safety for Future Vehicles
Dr.-Ing. Burkhard Eickhoff - Autoliv B.V. & Co. KG
  • Future crash scenarios
  • Challenges of new seating configurations (reclined, rearward facing)
  • Requirements for future restraint systems
16:45 Alternative Seating Positions in Crash Tests
Volker Sandner - ADAC Technik Zentrum Landsberg



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