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The “Automobil-Elektronik Kongress – Special 2020” on November 23 and 24 is now over. It was a big challenge to prepare technically for it, but it worked out well.

Since we all had the same experiences, for example, that digital networking works only to a very limited extent and that nothing can replace a spontaneous personal exchange on site over a cup of coffee, we hope that you will accept our invitation to the “25th International Automobil-Elektronik Kongress“ on June 22-23, 2021 in Ludwigsburg.

To look back on the Special 2020, the program and the overview of the speakers will remain online for some time. Also a short review of the TV studio in which the two hosts, Ricky Hudi and Wolfgang Huhn, did an excellent job.

To have a stage without an audience in front of you is not ideal. Therefore, dear audience, we invite you to come to Ludwigsburg 2021. The date is fixed.

Register here

Video-on-demand platform

If you participated at the “Automobil-Elektronik Kongress – Special 2020“ and would like to re-view one of the recorded speaker presentations here is the link:

Video-on-demand platform

Password for the platform

All particpants received an email with information on how to access this video-on-demand platform with individual passwords.

If you happen to have lost this email or need assistance, please contact Mike Aschrenbrenner (mike.aschenbrenner@sv-veranstaltungen.de)

Program 2020

Monday, November 23, 2020

14:15
Start of conference countdown

14:25
Official start & welcome note, introduction by the chairman Ricky Hudi, CEO, Future Mobility Technologies GmbH

14:30
Dr. Klaus Büttner, Executive Vice President Intelligent Body & Cockpit, Volkswagen Group Car. Software Organization | Holistic Software Strategy for the Upcoming Premium Architecture

15:00
Interview on stage

Enabling the Software-Defined Car
15:15
Alejandro Vukotich, Industry Advisor | Disrupting as an Opportunity to regain Leadership

15:40
Gary Hicok, Senior Vice President of Hardware Development, Nvidia | Architecting the Software-Defined Car

16:05
Marek Neumann, CTO Europe, Director Automotive Engineering Lab, Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH | Transformation to the Software-Defined Vehicle

16:30
Panel discussion with speakers of the previous session

16:50
short break – during break: virtual speakers corner with speakers –

Spotlight on Focus Technologies
17:10
Chuck Brokish, Director of Transportation Business Development, Green Hills Software | The Evolution of the ‘Vehicle Defining the Software’ to the ‘Software Defining the Vehicle

17:15
Anup Sable, Chief Technology Officer, KPIT Technologies GmbH | Increasing Importance of Software Integration in the Journey from Prototype to Production

5G and Beyond
17:20
Christoph Voigt, Chairman of the Board, 5GAA & Head of R&D Connectivity, Audi AG | 5GAA Paving the Way for Cooperative Autonomous Mobility

17:45
Nakul Duggal, Senior Vice President & General Manager Automotive, Qualcomm Inc. | Driving Forward Change: How Digitalization and 5G Technology is Transforming the Automotive Industry

Evening Event: Spot on Future
18:10
Dr. Wolfgang Huhn, Head of Light and Sight, Audi AG | Car Lighting as a Communication Tool

18:35
Subsequently: networking in virtual break-out-rooms
(categories: Software defined Car, Connected Mobility, End-2-End-Solutions) plus chat-roulette (random selection with limited call duration 3 minutes each)

Chat rooms close at 22:00

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

08:45
Conference countdown starts

08:55
Welcome note and introduction by the host of the day, Dr. Wolfgang Huhn, Head of Light and Sight, Audi AG

09:00
Sascha Pallenberg, Head of Digital Transformation, Daimler AG | Mobility as Next Big Thing

Heading Towards Autonomous Mobility
09:25
Lars Reger, Chief Technology Officer, NXP Semiconductors | Autonomy, from Hype to Realization – Technology and Market Dynamics

09:50
Peter Zhou, Dean of Tencent Mobility Academy, Tencent Inc. | New Trend of Digital Transformation in Chinese Automotive Industry

10:15
Prof. Jiangxiong Xiao, Founder and CEO, AutoX Inc. | A New Age of Selfdriving Cars

Spotlight on Focus Cyber Security
10:40
Dr. Jan Holle, Lead Product Manager IDPS, Escrypt GmbH | 5 Insights how to Master Cybersecurity Risks During the Vehicle Life Cycle

10:45
Ofer Ben-Noon, Co-Founder & CEO, Argus Cyber Security | Driving Cost-Effective Cyber Security Compliance with Innovation

10:50
short break – during break: virtual speakers corner with speakers –

Spotlight on Focus Technologies
11:05
Eeuwke Wielinga, Director R&D Engineering Division, ICT Group | Software Launch Excellence in the Software Defined Vehcile Era

11:10
Martin Ridder, General Manager Europe, SafeRide Technologies | A Revolutionary Approach to Vehicle Health Management Using Deep Learning AI Technology

Electrifying the Drivetrain
11:15
Dr. Dirk Walliser, Senior Vice President Research & Development Innovation & Technology, ZF Friedrichshafen AG | Next Generation E-Mobility – How to be Ready for all Future Powertrain Scenarios

11:40
Dr. Oliver Seifert, Vice President R&D Electric/Electronics, Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche AG | Perspectives of Porsche on Charging & Connect

12:05
Dr. Martin Gall, CEO & CTO, & Dr. Grzegorz Ombach, Executive Vice President, Battery Systems, Dräxlmaier Group | Status GO for Battery Electronics 2025

12:30
Panel discussion with speakers of the previous session

12:50
short break

Enabling the Software-Defined Car
13:10
Tino Schulze, Executive Vice President, dSPACE GmbH | The Dilemma of Simulation and Reality – Comprehensive Test Strategies for Safe Vehicles

13:35
Prof. Andreas Hoffmann, Vice President & General Manager, Synopsys GmbH | Shift Left in xEV Development – Form Concept to Product

14:00
Dr. Bernhard Kaiser, Principal Safety Consultant, ANSYS Germany GmbH | A Model-Based Workflow for ADAS and AD Incorporating SOTIF, FuSa and Simulation

14:25
End of event

Speakers 2020

Ofer Ben-Noon Co-Founder & CEO Argus Cyber Security
Chuck Brokish Director of Transportation Business Development Green Hills Software
Dr. Klaus Büttner Executive Vice President Intelligent Body & Cockpit Volkswagen Group Car.Software Organization
Nakul Duggal Senior Vice President & General Manager Automotive Qualcomm Inc.
Dr. Martin Gall CEO & CTO Dräxlmaier Group
Gary Hicok Senior Vice President of Hardware Development Nvidia
Prof. Andreas Hoffmann General Manager Synopsys GmbH
Dr. Jan Holle Lead Product Manager IDPS Escrypt GmbH
Ricky Hudi CEO Future Mobility Technologies GmbH
Dr. Wolfgang Huhn Head of Light and Sight AUDI AG
Dr. Bernhard Kaiser Principal Safety Consultant ANSYS Germany GmbH
Marek Neumann CTO Europe, Director Automotive Engineering Lab Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH
Dr. Grzegorz Ombach Executive Vice President, Battery Systems Dräxlmaier Group
Sascha Pallenberg Head of Digital Transformation Daimler AG
Lars Reger Chief Technology Officer NXP Semiconductors
Martin Ridder General Manager Europe SafeRide Technologies
Tino Schulze Executive Vice President dSPACE GmbH
Dr. Oliver Seifert Vice President R&D Electric/Electronics Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche AG
Christoph Voigt Chairman of the Board, 5GAA & Head of R&D Connectivity, Audi AG
Alejandro Vukotich Industry Advisor
Dr. Dirk Walliser Senior Vice President Research & Development Innovation & Technology ZF Friedrichshafen AG
Eeuwke Wielinga Director R&D Engineering Division ICT Group
Prof. Jiangxiong Xiao Founder and CEO AutoX Inc.
Peter Zhou Senior Researcher of Tencent Research Institute Tencent Inc.

Your contact persons

Editor-in-Chief Automobil-Elektronik
Alfred Vollmer
Automobil-Elektronik // Hüthig GmbH
+49 8191 125-206
alfred.vollmer@huethig.de
Head of Business Unit Automotive
Ingo Martin
SV Veranstaltungen
+49 8191 125-181
ingo.martin@sv-veranstaltungen.de
Head of Conference Management
Mike Aschenbrenner
SV Veranstaltungen
+49 8191 125-136
mike.aschenbrenner@sv-veranstaltungen.de
Sales Manager Exhibition & Sponsoring
Nicolai von Gratkowski
SV Veranstaltungen
+49 8191 125-123
nicolai.vongratkowski@sv-veranstaltungen.de

Chairman of the Advisory Board

Ricky Hudi
CEO Future Mobility Technologies GmbH

Members of the Advisory Board

Klaus Büttner
Executive Vice President Intelligent Body & Cockpit Volkswagen Group Car.Software Organization
Christoph Grote
Head of Electronics Development BMW Group
Christof Kellerwessel
Chief Engineer Venture Technologies Ford-Werke GmbH
Harald Kröger
Member of the Board of Management Robert Bosch GmbH
Karsten Michels
Head of Research and Advanced Engineering Holistic Engineering and Technologies Continental Automotive GmbH
Burkhard Milke
Director Electric & Electronic Systems Opel Automobile GmbH
Thomas M. Müller
Executive Vice President Group R&D China Member of the Management Board Volkswagen China Investment Company
Jutta Schneider
Director EE Powernet Daimler AG
Oliver Seifert
Vice President R&D Electric/Electronics Dr. Ing. H.c. F. Porsche AG
Peter Steiner
Head of Development Electrics / Electronics, CarIT Audi AG
Volkmar Tanneberger
former EVP of Technical Engineering 上汽大众, SAIC Volkswagen Automotive Co., Ltd., Shanghai, China
Dirk Walliser
Senior Vice President Research & Development Innovation & Technology ZF Friedrichshafen AG

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Interview / Dieter Nazareth
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