Technical Content

In addition to live keynotes, panels, and networking, attendees will also receive access to on-demand technical oral presentations and papers. Technical content will cover a range of topics including artificial intelligence + machine learning, unmanned aircraft systems, big data & data analytics, and ADAS + autonomous vehicle systems.

Many of the authors will host round-table discussions during the event, so be sure to review the Roundtable Schedule.

Technical Sessions

ADAS + Autonomous Vehicle Systems

Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning

Big Data/Data Analytics

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

ADAS + Autonomous Vehicle Systems

Applying Rulebooks to Develop Safer Autonomous Vehicles

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Amitai Bin-Nun, Motional AD LLC

Autonomous Vehicle Safety Assessment with Fully Quantified ODDs

Technical Paper
Lead Author
Andrew Smart, Andrew Smart Consulting

CNB film heaters for ADAS provide even heating and low distortion enabling any-weather safe autonomous driving

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Mari Makkonen, Canatu

Full Simulation of an Autonomous EVTOL Including Sensing

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Tony Gioutsos, Siemens Corp

Low-Speed Autonomous Shuttles — Lessons Learned from Real-World Implementation

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Kevin Grove, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

Safe Operations at Roadway Junctions – Design Principles from Automated Guideway Transit

Technical Paper
Lead Author
J. Sam Lott, Automated Mobility Services, LLC

State of the industry: Off-road autonomy

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Parag Batavia, Neya Systems LLC

Steps towards realizing enhanced mobility for persons who are blind, OR WHO have sight loss

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Lui Greco, CNIB

The Verification and Validation of Highly Automated Systems

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Tony Gioutsos, Siemens Corp

Artificial Intelligence + Machine Learning

The Benefits of Advanced 3D Lidar for Autonomous Mobile Robots

Technical Paper
Lead Author
Mircea Gradu, Velodyne LiDAR

Estimation of Gasoline Engine Emissions from Cylinder Pressure Parameters: Artificial Neural Network Approach

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Syed Abbas Ali, SECAB IET

Big Data/Data Analytics

A New Business Model for Aviation Weather Services for Greater Weather Resiliency in Operating Unmanned Systems

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Don Berchoff, TruWeather Solutions Inc.

Leveraging Fleetwide Digital Twin Technology to Facilitate Optimized Readiness and Mission Success

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Clayton Gardner, Systecon North America

Roadside Lidar Helping to Build Smart and Safe Transportation Infrastructure

Technical Paper
Lead Author
Jon Barad, Velodyne LiDAR

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

A Distributed Electric Propulsion Engine to Enable Profitable Super-STOL Operation

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Michael Johnson, SpyDar Sensors, Inc.

Hazards of In-flight Icing on Unmanned Aircraft

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Richard Hann, Norwegian University of Science and Tech

Improving UAV range and loiter time through aerodynamic design space exploration

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Durrell Rittenberg,

It Takes a Village: A Case Study of Business Development and Innovation in a UAS/AUS Ecosystem to Address Critical Industry Challenges

Technical Paper
Lead Author
Dr. Amy Whitney, UND Center for Innovation

Leveraging Predictive Manufacturing Techniques to De-risk and Accelerate Composite Design

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Peter Levesque, Victrex

Pulsar Factory: A Development Framework to Accelerate and Facilitate the Development of DO-178C Compliant Flight Controllers and Autopilots

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Valentin Brossard, Hionos

Solving the Detect and Avoid Problem for UAS

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Tom Furey, Sagetech Avionics

Supporting the development of autonomous urban air mobility vehicles with a digital twin

Technical Presentation
Lead Author
Yves C.J. Lemmens, Siemens Digital Industries Software

The Role of Safety Critical Architecture in an Evolving Ecosystem

Technical Paper
Lead Author
Andrew Carter, ResilienX Inc.