26. – 27. September 2023 | Klettwitz, Germany

Speakers

Here you see the speakers of the ADAS Experience 2022. As soon as the speakers of the 2023 conference are confirmed, you will find them here.

Peter Arnold

Peter Arnold
Sales & Application Engineer
GeneSys Elektronik GmbH

Vita

Peter Arnold has joined the GeneSys team in January 2004 and he is first contact for all automotive customers in Germany. He has more than 25 years of experience in test & application of Vehicle Dynamics, ADAS, AD, Functional Safety, Ground Truth and Homologation.

Cédric Asselineau

Cédric Asselineau
Business Development Manager
Stähle GmbH

Vita

Since 2018 at Stähle GmbH as Business Development Manager, Cédric Asselineau supports sales and marketing activities in all application of driving robots on proving grounds, in test cells and in simulation environment. He received bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, master’s degree in B2B marketing in France and an executive MBA in Germany. His focus is the alignment of the Stähle portfolio to new trends while guaranteeing its versatility.

David Aylor

David Aylor
Vice President, Active Safety
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Vita

David Aylor is vice president of active safety testing at the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Mr. Aylor has worked at IIHS since 2004 and has been closely involved with all its testing programs. Most recently, he helped develop the evaluation program for front crash prevention systems. His areas of research include rear impact, low-speed damageability, and crash avoidance technology. Mr. Aylor received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Virginia.

Bernhard Bonde

Bernhard Bonde
Senior Technical Sales Specialist
MESSRING GmbH

Vita

After completing his studies in mechanical engineering, Bernhard Bonde worked 25 years in the field of automated assembly. Since 2018, he has been with MESSRING, the international market leader for innovative crash test systems and groundbreaking testing technologies. In the Technical Sales group, he is responsible for active safety products, project planning, customer consulting and other safety-related products.

Bryan Bourauel

Bryan Bourauel
Research Engineer in the Section “Active Vehicle Safety and Driver Assistance Systems”
BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute

Vita

Bryan Bourauel gained experience with the tools for testing ADAS-Systems at the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt) since 2017 while studying mechanical engineering at the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne. After his graduation as a M.Sc. he works since 2021 as a research engineer in the section “Active Vehicle Safety and Driver Assistance Systems” at BASt. There he researches in the field of simulation and is significantly involved in the execution of ADAS-Testing.

Kai Golowko

Kai Golowko
Manager Active & Passive Safety Testing
Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro GmbH

Vita

Kai Golowko has been working in the area of vehicle safety since 1999. He started his career as a test engineer for passive safety at ACTS. Since 2003 he has been working as senior engineer for occupant safety and pedestrian protection. Since 2005 he has managed the department vehicle safety at Bertrandt in Gaimersheim. He has also been responsible for active and passive vehicle safety for the Bertrandt Group since 2017.

Robert Gough

Robert Gough
Product Engineer
Oxford Technical Solutions Ltd

Vita

Robert joined OxTS in 2017 as a product engineer, providing presales support and managing development projects to further improve the company's inertial navigation systems. His work focuses on the development of features to support ADAS test, validation and development.  Prior to joining OxTS, Robert spent three years in technical support for a small manufacturing company.

Dr. Akos Kriston

Dr. Akos Kriston
Scientific Officer
European Commission

Vita

Akos Kriston has 15+ years of experience in the development and testing of future vehicles and their technologies. He worked in academia, private and in the regulatory sector. He has practical experience in predictive and prescriptive data science.  He works for the European Commission Joint Research Centre on the safety market surveillance of road vehicles. He is also involved in the international regulation of the safety of autonomous and electric vehicles at UN ECE and national levels. He has 50+ publications and reports, 4 patent applications or patents and 23+ conference presentations.

Marco Krohn

Marco Krohn
Managing Director
TRIWO Automotive Testing GmbH

Vita

Marco Krohn gained experience in the field of automotive testing as a tire test driver at Bridgestone Corporation while still studying mechanical engineering. For almost 30 years, he has since been responsible for a wide variety of projects, teams and activities in the field of product development, especially vehicle testing. Since 2016, Marco Krohn has been leading the development of the Automotive Test Center in Pferdsfeld. The goal here is to establish an internationally recognized testing and trial location for the automotive industry in Germany.

Andreas Rigling

Andreas Rigling
Head of Testcener Mobility and Active Vehicle Safety
ADAC Technik Zentrum Landsberg

Vita

Andreas Rigling completed his studies as Dipl. -Ing. (FH) Automotive Engineering at the Munich University of Applied Sciences in 2009. Since 2009 he has been working at the ADAC Technik Zentrum as project manager vehicle safety and consumer protection and is responsible for the projects and tests of active safety in the field of vehicle safety. As an ADAC representative he is involved in Euro NCAP working groups and active safety committees. Since 2015 he has been a lecturer at the Munich University of Applied Sciences in the subject "Vehicle Safety & Homologation". In July 2022, he became head of Testcener Mobility and Active Vehicle Safety.

Bahaa Salhab

Bahaa Salhab
Head of Global Sales & Marketing
4activeSystems GmbH

Vita

Bahaa Salhab studied automotive engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Dortmund. He then worked for 10 years at Bertrandt Ingenieurbüro in Ingolstadt in the areas of vehicle safety and the development and validation of driver assistance systems. He then took over the management of the active safety division. In June 2021 he became Sales Manager at the company 4activeSystems. Since April 2022 he is Head of Global Sales & Marketing.

Dr.-Ing. Olaf Schädler

Dr.-Ing. Olaf Schädler
Head of Regulatory Affairs
Continental Autonomous Mobility Germany GmbH

Vita

Dr. Olaf Schädler studied Systems Engineering at RheinMain University in cooperation with Adam Opel AG until 2009. He worked as an engineer at Opel from 2009 to 2018, where he was involved in electric and electrohydraulic steering systems, radars and fusion control units. From 2017, he worked on the L3-Pilot and PEGASUS research projects. In 2012-2015, he interrupted his work to be a research assistant of Prof. Dr. Steffen Müller at TU Kaiserslautern and TU Berlin. His PhD focused on the controllability of interacting driver assistance systems. Since July 2018, he is globally responsible for AEBS legislation at Continental, globally responsible for consumer protection as well as the representative in Euro NCAP working groups. Since 2022, he has additionally had global responsibility for accident research as well as legislation for driver assistance systems and automated driving.

Markus Schmidl

Markus Schmidl
Managing Director
Humanetics Austria GmbH

Vita

Since 2012 at DSD as COO for the Testing Division (Passive safety engineering, active safety engineering and sled testing service) 2018 Acquisition of this business from Humanetics and thus Managing Director of DSD Testing GmbH since 2018

Dr.-Ing. Patrick Seiniger

Dr.-Ing. Patrick Seiniger
Deputy Head of Section “Active Vehicle Safety and Driver Assistance Systems”
BASt - German Federal Highway Research Institute

Vita

After studying mechanical engineering and being awarded a doctorate at TU Darmstadt, Dr. Seiniger moved to the Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt) in 2009. Here Dr. Seiniger is involved in development and performance of tests for emergency braking systems and active safety for Euro NCAP and in developing and updating the respective legislatory framework (regulations). He was member of several Euro NCAP working groups and is Deputy Head of section “Active Vehicle Safety and Driver Assistance Systems”.

Patrik Vockenberg

Patrik Vockenberg
Automotive Marketing, Sales and Business Development
iMAR Navigation GmbH

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Patrick Vockenberg holds a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering and Business Administration and started as Application Engineer at iMAR Navigation in 2013. In this position, he was responsible for supporting automotive customers in measurement campaigns on the road and test sites. Meanwhile, he is responsible for Automotive Marketing, Sales and Business Development.

Dr.-Ing. Christopher Wiegand

Dr.-Ing. Christopher Wiegand
Senior Product Manager
dSPACE GmbH

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Christopher Wiegand is Senior Product Manager at dSPACE GmbH, where he is responsible for the business fields Modeling & Simulation and Scenario Generation & Library. He has 10+ years of experience in modeling, simulation and validation in the automotive domain using software and hardware-in-the-loop systems. Christopher studied electrical engineering and received his Dipl.-Ing. degree from the University of Paderborn in 2007. He joined the Fraunhofer Institute and Sensor Technology Group of the University of Paderborn as a research engineer and received a doctor’s degree in electrical engineering in 2012, where he worked on modeling and simulation of mixed-signal systems.

Friedrich Wiesinger

Friedrich Wiesinger
Head of Center of Competence / Team Leader Product Development
SWARCO AG

Vita

Friedrich Wiesinger started his career at Infineon Technologies AG as a Test Development & Component Verification Engineer. After several positions in project management, sales and marketing, he has been Head of the Competence Center and Team Leader Product Development at SWARCO M. Swarovski GmbH since 2021. He leads research projects on vehicle sensor requirements for road markings for automated driving. To this end, SWARCO Road Marking Systems works closely with test tracks and supplier companies in the automotive industry. For example, a test track designed for automated driving in St. Valentin, Austria was recently equipped with different permanent and temporary marking systems.

Lu Zhang

Lu Zhang
Director of ICV-Evaluation of CATC
CATARC - China Automotive Technology & Research Center

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Zhang Lu was awarded Outstanding Youth in Science and Technology by CATARC and now is the Director of ICV-Evaluation of CATC, Secretary General of ICV Subcommittee of CATC and ISO 26262 Automotive Functional Safety Expert. He has been engaged in the research on the testing, protocol and evaluation research of intelligent-connected vehicles for years, and has led the formulation, revision and operation management of CCRT assisted driving evaluation, special high-level assisted driving evaluation, and autonomous driving evaluation. There are 13 scientific research projects, and more than 50 scientific research achievements formed.