September 18 – 19, 2024 | Penzing, Germany


Here you see a recap of the program of the The ADAS Experience 2023. As soon as the program of the 2024 conference is finalized, you will find it here.

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Maren Finck - gmbh; Uwe Burckhardt - DEKRA Automobil GmbH

Opening Remarks
Guido Kutschera - DEKRA Automobil GmbH


Next Generation Automotive Technologies Demand the Next Generation Proving Ground

From Real World Scenarios to Real World Testing - Derivation of Requirements for a Test Track Based on Real Accident Data
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian T. Erbsmehl - University of Applied Sciences Zwickau; Pascal Breitlauch - Fraunhofer Institute for Transportation and Infrastructure Systems IVI
  • Future requirements for ADAS and AD Assessment
  • The need of realistic data
  • Derivation of Test Track Requirements
  • The Vision of Data-Eco-Systems for Assessment
Evolving PG for the Development and Validation of AD in Different ODDs
Dr. Sebastian Siegl - AUDI AG; Uwe Burckhardt - DEKRA Automobil GmbH
  • Autonomous driving and proving ground testing
  • Scenario and swarm-based testing in different operational design domains
  • Connectivity and Infrastructure on the proving ground

Future UN Regulations and NCAP Requirements on ADAS

FRAV & ACPE: Legal Requirements for ADAS
Dr.-Ing. Patrick Seiniger - BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute
  • FRAV (Functional Performance Requirements for Automated Driving Systems and ADS-Equipped Vehicles)
  • ACPE (Acceleration Control for Pedal Error)
Euro NCAP Assisted Driving Grading 2024
Adriano Palao - Euro NCAP
  • New ACC Performance assessment: PTW and VRU scenarios
  • New Driver Monitoring requirements
  • New “Hands-off” Assisted Driving systems assessment
Euro NCAP ADAS Testing and Assessment for Commercial Vehicles
Matthew Avery - Euro NCAP; Dr.-Ing. Patrick Seiniger - BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute
  • Motivation and strategy
  • Testing
  • First results

International Consumer Protection Requirements on ADAS

Update on IIHS AEB Pedestrian and New Car-to-Car Front Crash Prevention Testing
Dr. David Kidd - Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
  • Pedestrian AEB testing and performance
  • New car-to-car front crash prevention testing
    • Justification
    • Early results
Safety Instructions
Maren Finck - gmbh


Live Demonstrations with Opening of the DEKRA City Course Test Tracks

DEKRA City Courses


Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Introduction of the Live Driving Demonstrations

Ready for NCAP beyond 2023?
Thomas Wimmer - 4activeSystems GmbH

Mastering Complexity in ADAS Testing - Where Are We Today in Terms of Virtualization and Increasing Test Quality?
Kai Golowko - Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH

Streamline Testing Processes and Enhance Efficiency
Markus Schmidl - Humanetics Austria GmbH
  • TrackBase Connect live demo - the brand new proving ground management software
  • UFOmicro - PTW platform - live demo
  • UFOnano - VRU platform - live demo
Driving Robot Accuracy
Jan Christopher Kolb - Kistler Instrumente GmbH

Real World Safety – Testing Beyond Protocols
Alexander Suarez Garcia de Leon - MESSRING GmbH

Round and Round - Continuous Function Verification on a Circular Path Powered by iMAR / EFS TechHub
Patrik Vockenberg - iMAR Navigation GmbH

Multi Object Scenario Testing for Development of ADAS and Autonomy
Dr. Andrew Pick - Anthony Best Dynamics Ltd.


Live Driving Demonstrations on the Proving Ground

Live Driving Demos

ADAS Development and Validation Methods

Fields of Interest and Demands for a Digital Proving Ground Twin
Dr. Nils Katzorke - Mercedes-Benz AG
  • The digital test drive: potentials and challenges
  • Relevant test infrastructure elements for proving ground digitalization
  • X-in-the-loop methods that benefit from digital proving ground twins
  • Digital Immendingen: adopting the study’s results in practice
  • Agile scenario alteration and topicality: a trade-off?
Re-Using Scenarios Across Different Test Environments
Jan Georges - TraceTronic GmbH
  • Key elements of a validation toolchain for ADAS/AD
  • Challenges and approach for scenario specification
  • Test execution in different environments for MiL/SiL/HiL and on proving grounds
  • Scenario validation and test-run evaluation
Overview of Euro NCAP 2023 Active Safety Test Procedures for Vulnerable Road Users
Adrian Hellmann - BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute
  • Current Tests with Pedestrians, Cyclist and Motorcycles (2023 Protocols)
  • Advantages and disadvantages of self-propelled platforms compared to belt systems
  • Detailed look at CBDA (dooring) trials
  • Outlook to 2026
The New Euro NCAP Car-2-Car Scenarios & Test-Tools on Track
Andreas Rigling - ADAC Technik Zentrum Landsberg
  • Challenges in testing Euro NCAP car-2-car scenarios
  • Smart traffic lights
  • Radar check tool for targets
Development and Validation of a Vision-only ISA Function for 29 Countries
Amit Shainkopf - Mobileye
  • Key dilemmas
  • Increasing demand for passive and active features built upon the ISA technology



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