HARA: How to develop a unified approach in the preparation of hazard, risk and undesired event analysis?
Perception: How to use sensor simulation concepts for virtual test drives? Can we develop a common framework for self-driving vehicles?
E/E system concepts: Can traditional vehicles be converted into fail-operational vehicles via re-design / re-mapping of components?
Safe artificial intelligence: How to ensure the safety of deep learning based systems, incl. DNNs?
Cooperative automated systems: How to use risk-oriented runtime reconfiguration to increase resilience of connected AVs?
Vehicle motion control: How to achieve fail-operational control in different environments?
Safety-critical systems: How to make the step from fail-safe to fail-operational?
Software architectures and safety critical functions: How to deal with functional and systematic failure at software level?
Semiconductors: What are current challenges and opportunities for safety-critical automotive systems?
Cybersecurity & Connectivity: How to think safety and security together and how to test safety and security of V2V and V2X?