The first US edition of AutoSens (22-25 May 2017) will be in Detroit. It’s the world’s premier vehicle perception technical meeting. If you are planning on attending, don’t wait until the last minute, the price for all tickets will increase by $100 on May 12, 2017. Plus AUTO Connected Car News readers get an additionial 15% discount (use code ACONNECTEDCAR). You’ll find everything from original Ford Model T’s to new self-driving models. It is designed to be an “E2EE (engineer-to-engineer event) with opportunities for engineers to discover the most advanced technology available.
AutoSens in Detroit is a practical learning tool for engineers as well as a first-class networking experience beause it’s an mashup of leading academic research, industrial R&D and OEM insights.
The latest additions include;
- Joel Gibson, Vice President, Magna Technologies
- Mohan Trivedi, Head of Computer Vision and Robotics Research Laboratory, UC San Diego
- Rudy Burger, Managing Partner, Woodside Capital Partners
- Prof Patrick Denny, Senior Expert, Valeo Vision Systems
- Phil Magney, Founder, Vision Systems Intelligence
Day One: May 22 – IEEE P2020 Working Group
Official meeting for the IEEE Standards Association Working Group on Automotive System Image Quality – P2020
Day Two: May 23 – Autonomous Vehicle Track Demo and Three 3-hour technical Workshops
- Several autonomous vehicles, featuring an array of sensors, processors and software will be running demo laps of the M1 Concourse track at AutoSens, as well as brief technical overviews by their developers.
- Learning workshops:
- Requirements Management Best Practices: Collaborative Approaches to Improving Traceability and Compliance. Led by Cary Bryczek, Jama Software
- Human Factors Considerations for the Design of Self Driving Vehicles. Led by Michael Nees, Lafayette College
- How to Integrate Mapping & Geolocation Technology into Vehicle Perception. Led by Sravan Puttagunta, Civil Maps
Day Three: May 24 – Conference Day 1 and Vintage Reception at Henry Ford Museum
- 23 keynote-style presentations over 2 days
- Panel discussions
- Extensive networking sessions
- Technology exhibition with over 30 displays
- Classic, sport and exotic car display
Vintage Evening Reception at Henry Ford Museum
This vintage themed evening reception will feature:
- Guided tours in original vintage Ford Model T cars.
- Guided tours around the village in autonomous vehicles
- Fully functioning 1913 period Hershell-Spillman carousel with music and unlimited rides!
- Period-themed drinks, strolling dinner and dessert
- Complimentary shuttle-bus travel to and from the museum
Day Four: May 25 – Conference Day 2
The proceedings will close with a second day of conference content featuring the world’s most renowned technical experts covering the latest essential topics in vehicle perception technology.
The M1 Concourse is an 87-acre playground for auto enthusiasts that includes a secure community of 250+ Private Garages and a state-of-the-art 1.5-mile Performance Track with its own private Motorsports Club. M1 is a place where enthusiasts can keep, show and exercise their vehicles in the company of other fanatics and enjoy unforgettable experiences in a social setting unavailable to people who keep their cars at home or in a traditional storage facility.
“Before cars can be connected, engineers must first connect”
With less than 3 weeks to go before AutoSens lands in Detroit, support for AutoSens has exceeded expectations. Companies attending include GM, Kalray, Valeo, Continental, Daimler, Ford, Intel, Jaguar Land Rover, Panasonic Auto, Robert Bosch, Samsung, Sony, SBD plus many more.