Traffic Simulation for Automotive 2020

Join us and get enlighted

on September 16, 2020

You are cordially invited

"Traffic Simulation for Automotive 2020" unites all movers and shakers of the automotive sector: from industry to academia up to start-ups. The event aims to provide an informal platform for automotive experts to network and exchange. Hence, the official programme is kept informative, diverting and gives you enough space to interact. All this, from the comfort of your save environment, because due to the COVID-19 situation, we are planning on meeting virtually. Don’t miss out on great speakers from Horiba Mira, IAV | Automotive Engineering, EDI GmbH | Engineering Data Intelligence, RWTH Aachen and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

Agenda, September 16, 2020




1:00 pm

Key Note

Dr.-Ing. Michael Frey, KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

1:30 pm

What's new in PTV Vissim

Dr. Jochen Lohmiller, PTV Group

2:00 pm


2:15 pm

Time for a Break

2:30 pm

Why we need to validate CAV, developing the HORIBA MIRA CAV Test Ecosystem

Alastair Evanson, Rob Capaldi, Horiba Mira Ltd.

2:50 pm

Simulation of automated driving functionalities – how PTV Vissim provides new chances in modeling

Max Winkelmann, IAV | Automotive Engineering

3:10 pm

Dynamic Risk Management (DRM) for Safe and Driver Accepted Autonomous Driving

Dr. Thomas Freudenmann, EDI GmbH | Engineering Data Intelligence|

3:30 pm

Introducing ACCorD

Laurent Klöker, RWTH Aachen

3:50 pm

Time for a Break

4:00 pm

Panel Discussion: "From individual scenarios towards traffic simulation based testing"

Panelists: Prof. Dr. Peter Vortisch (KIT), Dr. Marc Semrau (Car.SW Org), Yifan Chen (Ford Motor Company), Bernhard Schick (Kempten University of Applied Science)

Please use the registration form to sign up for the event (event language: EN)
Your host for the day
Marilo Martin-Gasulla, Ph.D. graduated from the University of Florida, USA, in spring this year. She is now working as Product Manager at PTV Group in Karlsruhe, Germany. Her profound experience in modelling and simulting for the automotive sector makes her the perfect choice to guide you through the event. If you want engage with her beforehand to discuss automation, traffic efficiency and future of mobility, connect with Marilo Martin-Gasulla, Ph.D. on LinkedIn.


Alastair Evanson
Dr. Michael Frey
Dr. Thomas Freudenmann
Max Winkelmann
Laurent Klöker
Rob Capaldi
Highlight: Panel Discussion
Don't miss out on the panel discussion - our highlight of the day. We have invited experts with a strong automotive background to talk controversially and diversely about how to develop "From individual scenarios towards traffic simulation based testing". The panelists are:


Be our guest at the virtual event.

We are looking forward to having you!