May 23 – 25, 2023 | Würzburg, Germany

SafetyWeek News

April 08, 2022  Interview with Prof. Klaus Kompaß 

Prof. Klaus Kompaß, Chairman of the Program Committee of Auto[nom]Mobil talked to Maren Finck about this year's program
of this sub-event of SafetWeek. 
Kompaß gives a preview of the conference's exciting lecture program, in particular the keynote lectures by the two Americans Dr. Richard Bishop and Dr. Stephen Ridella from the NHTSA. He also emphasizes the pronounced dialog character of the event, which is primarily aimed at cross-company and cross-organizational collaboration in the safe design of automated driving.

March 09, 2022  Interview with Director and Professor Andre Seeck 

Maren Finck, Program Director of SafetyUpDate talked to Director
and Professor 
Andre Seeck from the German Federal Highway
Research Institute about 20 
years of SafetyWeek. Seeck has been a speaker since the beginning and reports annually on what's new from Euro NCAP. In this interview with Maren Finck, he looks back on the last 20 years and gives an initial preview of what there will be to report at SafetyWeek 2022. The focus here is in particular on the Roadmap 2030, which is currently being developed and discussed. Andre Seeck will talk about this in detail at the SafetyUpDate
on May 18.

February 25, 2022  More top experts confirm for SafetyWeek 

The SafetyWeek 2022 lecture program is taking shape. For SafetyUpDate and Auto[nom]Mobil we have already published a first program overview, here only a few more lecture confirmations are pending. We are pleased that top international experts have once again confirmed their participation in this year's SafetyWeek, including Dr. Stephen Ridella, Director of NHTSA's Office of Defects Investigation (ODI), Dominik Schuster, Vice President Vehicle Safety at BMW Group, Dr. Christoph Lauterwasser, Managing Director of AZT Automotive GmbH, Dr. Jessica S. Jermakian, Vice President, Vehicle Research at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), Rainer Justen, Head of Passive Safety Electric Vehicles (EQ) at Mercedes-Benz.

February 03, 2022  Anniversary: 20th SafetyWeek 

In 2022, SafetyWeek will take place for the 20th time. SafetyWeek has been held annually (and without interruption!) since 2003. Initially in Aschaffenburg, since 2018 in Würzburg, SafetyWeek offers a comprehensive lecture program and an accompanying trade exhibition. For all its continuity, however, SafetyWeek has constantly evolved. Whereas in the beginning the focus was entirely on crash safety, today the program covers all aspects of vehicle safety, including accident prevention. Numerous top-class speakers have already confirmed their attendance at the anniversary event. Among them is Director and Professor Andre Seeck (BASt - Federal Highway Research Institute), who was already a speaker at the first SafetyWeek in 2003.

January 13, 2022 SafetyWeek 2022 back in May in Würzburg and online 

In 2022, SafetyWeek will return to its traditional date in May. It will take place from May 17-19, 2022 at the VCC in Würzburg and, of course, again online via live stream. The concept of the SafetyTesting sub-event is new. As the SafetyTesting Challenge, it will focus even more on the current challenges
in test operations.


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