Associated specialist conferences of ConCarExpo 2017

The ConCarExpo 2017 is accompanied by 4 international VDI specialist conferences, which deal in detail with a specific topic from the Connected Car World. At these conferences, you can obtain information about current trends and developments in the automated driving, HMI and connectivity, IT-security and digital infrastructure sector. The conferences are held in the direct vicinity of the trade fair. By booking a conference, you additionally receive free entry to the trade exhibition and can also visit the parallel conferences free of extra charge. This allows you to compile your individual conference and trade fair program.

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The following international specialist conferences are conducted parallel to the ConCarExpo 2017 in Berlin:

4th international VDI conference “Automated Driving“

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The 4th international VDI conference “Automated Driving” is a meeting place for automobile experts to discuss current and future challenges on the road to the autonomous vehicle. The conference particularly deals with the most important technical aspects of automated driving and is thus an absolute MUST for anyone working in this sector.

Key topics of the conference: 

  • Current developments in the automated and autonomous driving sector
  • The future of autonomous driving from the perspective of OEMs
  • High-resolution maps and sensor information technology
  • IT security and automated driving
  • New mobility concepts 

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4th international VDI conference "Automotive HMI & Connectivity"

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Obtain insight into the possibilities and trends in this sector at the 4th international VDI specialty conference "Automotive HMI & Connectivity". Here, international experts discuss current developments and report on their practical experiences.

Key topics of the conference: 

  • Control displays and cockpit architecture
  • Usability, user experience and HMI development processes
  • Current status and latest developments
  • Connectivity and connection of external devices
  • Consumer electronic for vehicles

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3rd international VDI conference "IT-Security for Vehicles"

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The 3rd international specialty conference "IT-Security for Vehicles" provides experts with a platform to exchange information on current and future developments in the automotive IT safety sector. Find out which safety risks exist for autonomous and connected vehicles and how you can protect vehicles from these risks.

Key topics of the specialist conference: 

  • Security flaws in connected and automated vehicles
  • Software and hardware attacks and responses to these threats
  • Safety ecosystems of connected vehicles
  • Cryptography and Ethernet technologies
  • Standards for automotive IT security
  • Information exchange regarding increased safety vs.  privacy and data protection
  • Current automotive trends in the security spotlight
  • Security applications of OEMs

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International VDI conference "Digital Infrastructure & Automotive Mobility"

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Automated and connected vehicles require a respective information and communication structure. The specialty conference "Digital Infrastructure & Automotive Mobility" discusses communication technologies and standards for secure Car-to-X communication as well as the roles of various stakeholders in their development. 

Key topics of the specialist conference: 

  • What does the "language" for a secure Car-to-X communication look like?
  • Which DRSC technologies will be preferred in the future and which preparation is required for the vehicles?
  • Will data processing take place in the vehicle or at the backend?
  • How can investments be refinanced?

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