Workshop Agenda

For 24 and 25 April 2017

Agenda subject to change.

Confirmed vehicle demos: Driverless Ford Mondeo, retrofitted robocar and the Auto RD autonomous motorbike!

The agenda will be repeated on each day

09:00 Registration and refreshments for all delegates, followed by Safety Briefing

10:00 Autonomous vehicles overview

  • Overview of Autonomoustuff
  • Collaborations with technology providers
  • Four cores of the Automated Research Development Platforms

Tim Swanson, Application/Technical Support Engineer, AutonomouStuff

10:35 Safety critical GNSS for autonomous vehicles

  • Introduce NovAtel Inc. as part of Hexagon Positioning Intelligence
  • Overview of Safety Critical Systems initiative for automotive market
  • Case study of SPAN for Automotive with AutonomouStuff autonomous vehicle platform

Kevin Doherty, Applications Engineer, Safety Critical Systems, NovAtel

11:10 Comfort break with demos | exhibition

12:00 RTMaps – a software solution for your autonomous vehicle applications

  • How to set up mechanisms to handle time coherency among numerous software tasks and data streams
  • Addressing perception, data-fusion, decision making, driver monitoring, advanced HMIs
  • Providing capabilities for data streams recording, and synchronized playback allowing easy switching between the test in the lab and vehicles on tracks or real conditions

Philippe Lebon, Sales Director, Intempora

12:40 Lunch with demos | exhibition

14:00 Security relating to autonomous vehicles (Monday only)
Anish Mohammed, Independent

14:25 Future activities in the UK: Funding, training and events – Self Driving Track Days
Alex Lawrence-Berkeley, Co-Founder, Self Driving Track Days, Sense Media

15:00 Autonomous motorcycle technology
Dr Torquil Ross-Martin, Founder, AutoRD

15:30 Panel discussion / Q&A

16:00 Close of workshop, followed by afternoon snack, tea and cake with demos | exhibition

Evening activities (24th only)

17:00 Endurance karting race (participation carries an optional additional cost of £60 + VAT)

18:00 – 20:00 BBQ dinner and beers for all attendees (included in workshop cost)