Operational Safe Systems for Level 5 Automation

March 16 – 17, 2020 | San Francisco, USA

The No. 1 Event on Functional, System & Operational Safety for Level 4 & 5 Automated Vehicles in the USA!

OSS.5 USA is America’s first platform bringing together all stakeholders who play an active role in the achievement of functional, system & operational safety in hardware & software for highly & fully automated driving. After the great success of the first edition, the upcoming event will again provide you with precise insights into new technical innovations, latest updates to standards, and pressing challenges regarding operational safe systems in Level 4 & 5 vehicles.

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Highlights 2019

OSS.5 USA at a glance

Speakers & Moderators
AV Safety Experts
Hours of Networking
% Autonomous Vehicle Safety
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OSS.5 USA – the calendar event for...

…functional safety, system safety, testing & validation experts and ADAS executives.

Our mission:

  • Explore how AI, ML & Level 5 automation will change system safety systems & technologies
  • Discuss which concepts, architectures, platforms and further technical requirements are needed to reach Level 4 & 5 operational safe systems
  • Evaluate pathways from operational fail safe to operational safe systems
  • Cover the full scope of operational safe systems in Level 4 & Level 5 from the market leaders and new market players
  • Approach new technical challenges and safety technologies which will lead to cognitive vehicles and Level 5 automated cars
  • Be an active part of the full automation and self-driving cars reality and make Level 5 happen – with operational safe systems!

Where else can you find so many projects, vehicle automation budgets and automotive safety leads under the same roof?

Get involved as a business partner as our events are a one-stop-shop opportunity to promote thought-leadership and get face-to-face with over 150 key prospects. OSS.5 USA offers the best in class opportunity to introduce yourself as a thought leader to functional safety, system safety & autonomous driving executives in the automotive industry.

OSS.5 USA Sessions

The 2.5 day event is a unique combination of inspirational keynotes, well-moderated, interactive World Cafés, Challenge your Peers sessions, Icebreakers, and much more. Be part of our exclusive platform that explores case studies and potential solutions for your technical and business challenges.
We look forward to welcoming you in San Francisco!

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Functional Safety – System Safety – Operational Safety – Hardware Safety – Software Safety


Not sponsors… OSS.5 USA is a unique event in the vehicle automation world because of our relationship with our partners. Our aim is to support them to reach their targets and inspire innovation.

Position your business as a thought leader at the OSS.5 USA and become a partner today!

Very good speakers and interesting presentations.
Helena Lundin
The worldwide networking of safety experts in the context of autonomous driving was methodically advanced and supported by the interesting questions raised in the World Cafes. I now have 20 new contacts specifically  in the field of safety for autonomous driving
Thomas Nierobisch
Inspiring and insightsful!
Peter Lindskog
NIRA Dynamics AB
There were many chances to discuss, it was so exiting.
Takuya Furukawa
Toyota Motor Europe
Excellent discussion with peers.
Oliver Beck
Hella Aglaia Mobile Vision GmbH
Inspiring insights into automotive AI applications.
Ferdinand Kastl
Elektrobit Automotive GmbH
Solidly organized and well exceuted conference with an interessting mixture of OEMs, Tier 1/2s and research partners, which led to rich discussions.
Philipp Schnetter
Volkswagen AG
Excellent for knowledge top-up and networking.
Sagar Behere
Toyota Research Institute
Packed, interesting, and informative.
Andrew Chung
Hyundai MOBIS
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Functional Safety & System Safety in Hardware & Software

  • On the scope and structure of functional safety requirements in highly automated driving & challenges of safety in the era of deep learning
  • Safety-reinforced AI driver development
  • Vehicle level Hazard Analysis
  • Analysis of ISO 26262 shortcomings with respect to autonomous driving: is there a gap and if yes can we overcome it with the upcoming standard?
  • Software quality processes under ISO 26262 and tools for enabling deep learning systems
  • Cybersecurity management and functional safety management in Level 4 & 5
  • Safety Security interaction
  • Fail Operational E/E System concepts for future application in ADAS and autonomous driving
  • Product Safety, Functional Safety, Operational Safety, SOTIF
  • Testing and validating of software architectures
  • Operation of nondeterministic functions and systematic failure at a software level
  • Functional Safety for AV, model-based development and architectures for machine learning and autonomous systems
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Testing & Validation of Operational Safe Systems

  • Virtual testing, Simulation, Traffic scenario testing & Embedded software testing in Level 4 & 5
  • Reliability testing of software and hardware systems
  • Failsafe testing in edge environments
  • Validation and verification, VeHIL, V2V and V2X testing
  • Test development and execution system for autonomously performed scenarios, neural networks and deep learning systems
  • Autonomous drive controllers challenge validation and verification test data management in centralized computing platforms for autonomous driving function
  • Training and validating automated driving applications using physics-based sensor simulation
  • Sensor simulation concept for virtual test drives
  • Multiple Sensors Fusion for the perception of environments  Safety/Performance Redundancy in system design
  • Cognitive simulation of the driver for autonomous driving system tests
  • Contribution of Simulation for the Realisation of AD Systems
  • Visual processing to ADAS: applications, architectures and algorithms

Movers & Shakers from OSS.5 USA 2019

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South San Francisco Conference Center, CA, USA


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