L3Pilot @ Automated Vehicles Symposium 2018

L3Pilot participated in the Automated Vehicle Symposium 2018 in San Francisco, USA to debate the future of automated vehicles and to collaborate with international experts, government officials and industry leaders.

Automated Vehicles Symposium is one of the leading events in the field of vehicle automation, featuring expert plenary speakers, topically-focused breakout sessions and peer-reviewed poster presentations.

The L3Pilot partners gave a talk on “Testing Automated Driving on European Roads - The L3Pilot Project” on Thursday, July 12, 09:45 AM.

Project partners Lutz Eckstein, RWTH Aachen University, Institute of Automotive Engineering (ika) and Adrian Zlocki, fka Forschungsgesellschaft Kraftfahrwesen mbH, chaired a two day breakout session on the theme “Safety Assurance of Automated Driving” on Tuesday, July 10 and Wednesday, July 11, 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM. The session focused on the following questions: Which level of safety should be aimed at and what a suitable reference for comparison may be? How it can be proven or shown, that the defined goal on safety is met? How these discussions and solutions can be compared and synchronized on a global scale? Experts in the field of safety assurance from Europe, Japan and the US participated and discussed possibilities of harmonization of definitions, methodology, common formats and processes.

This year’s AVS was held in San Francisco on July 9-12. For more information about the Symposium please visit: ( → external link).