NEW DATE July 28 – 30, 2020 | Würzburg, Germany

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Priorities of Safety Development of the New Volkswagen ID.3
Stefan Hagen - Volkswagen AG
  • Protection of the HV battery in case of accidents
  • Center airbag
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
Euro NCAP Protocol Updates
Direktor & Professor Andre Seeck - BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute
  • Roadmap 2025
  • Adult Occupant Protection
New Requirements of the Chinese Consumer Protection Organizations
N. N. -
  • C-IASI
Passive Safety for Autonomous Vehicles
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.
Vehicle In-Cabin Monitoring
Dr. Andrea Paggel - IAV GmbH
  • Child presence detection and elimination of unbelted load cases with reliable detection of belt usage
  • 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
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

Active Safety

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
Legal Requirements for Automated Vehicles
John F. Creamer -
  • Autonomy: Who’s responsible?
  • New methods for safety assessment
  • Prospects for vehicle requirements
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
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
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
Driver Monitoring - Requirements
Verena Ihring - Robert Bosch GmbH
  • The requirements for driver monitoring (legal requirements, consumer protection, ...)
Driver Monitoring - Technologies
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)
Natural Driving Behaviour Studies - Insights into Event Detection and Driver Profiling
Cäcilia von Lienen - Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden
What is TASC? Traffic Accident Scenario Community
Dr.-Ing. Christian T. Erbsmehl - Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems 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

Passive Safety

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
Euro NCAP Testing Protocol Details
Volker Sandner - ADAC Technik Zentrum Landsberg
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
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.
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
Pedestrian Protection Requirements
Dr. Thomas Kinsky - Humanetics Europe GmbH; Dirk-Uwe Gehring - BGS Böhme & Gehring GmbH
  • Extension of head impact area: GSR / Euro NCAP
  • aPLI: Testing, experience, certification, limits
  • GTR 9 / UN R127: Test procedure active bonnet
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
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


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