ISO 26262 USA Conference

Detroit, MI, United States

The 6th International ISO 26262 USA Conference brings together experts in the field of Functional Safety for an intimate and interactive exchange full of practical Use Cases. The key ISO committee and WG members, who have defined the standards, will be present to clarify and relieve any uncer-tainty in an exciting Town Hall format.

The leading industry experts from OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers will give you exclusive insights into how the new requirements of ISO 26262:2018 affects R&D processes. We will share plenty of practical methods and electrification and automation case studies for applied safety verification and validation procedures, based on best-practice methodologies using for instance model-based design or agile development for cost-optimised functional safety.

2019 Focus

  • SOTIF - bridging the gap of ISO 26262 for a truly safe autonomous system
  • How to address rising electrical safety concern of EV/HEVs from the FuSa perspective
  • "You can't be safe if you're not secure" - switiching into a security mindset
  • ISO 26262:2018 - how to fine-tune the guidelines into existing procedures and clarify new requirements

Interactive Sessions

  • Match and Win | Identify your group while at the same time getting to know many of your peers in a short amount of time.
  • Panel Discussion | Steer this interactive panel discussion with your questions to our panel of experts and use the opportunity for further discussion.
  • Interactive Discussion Groups | Choose your main discussion topic and deepen your knowledge in close dialogue with experts by pointed questions.
  • Evening Get-Together | Join our evening Get-Together and take this opportunity to network and make new business contacts. Or just to relax and round off your first conference day

Meet the Speakers

Advisory Board 2019

  • Rami Debouk, Staff Researcher, General Motors R&D
  • Krzysztof Czarnecki, Professor, University of Waterloo
  • Joseph Kristofik, Global Functional Safety Manager Passive Safety, Veoneer
  • John Joyce, Chassis Controls Technical Leader, Ford Motor Company
  • Gary English, Director, Functional Safety, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC
  • Rick Adams, Technical Specialist, FEV
  • Tamas Csizmadia, Head of Safety and Compliance, AImotive Ltd
  • Jonathon Schrader, Electrical Systems Architecture lead, Navistar

Speakers 2019

  • Madhusudan Lingarajappa, Deputy Manager, Mahindra Electric
  • Awad A Syed, Engineering Manager - Battery Systems, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Daniel Liu, Autonomous Driving Safety, Baidu USA
  • Florian Reichle, Functional Safety and Security Manager, Hella
  • Robert Gruszczynski, OBD Communication Expert, Volkswagen Group of America
  • Karen Zimmerman, Functional Safety Manager for DEG, Delphi Technologies
  • Nitheesh Sasikumar, Functional Safety Engineer, Denso-Diam
  • David LaRue, Electrical Functional Safety Specialist, FEV
  • Kenneth Freeman, Principal Functional Safety Consultant, (formerly) HELLA Electronics Corp.
  • Priyank Sharma, Functional Safety Expert - Driver Assistance, Robert Bosch
  • Sayeem Khan, Mechatronics Engineer, Daimler Trucks Asia
  • Bo Wang, Functional Safety Manager, GEELY
  • Nihalahmed Shaikh, Technical Manager, Tech Mahindra
  • Riccardo Vincelli, Senior Manager, Functional Safety Competence Center, Renesas
  • Lisa Clark, Functional Safety Manager, Veoneer
  • Rahul Gulati, SoC Functional Safety Architect, Qualcomm
  • Chanthachith Souvanthong, Corporate Functional Safety Manager, ON Semiconductor
Workshop Day - 11 June 2019

Conference Day One - 12 June 2019

Conference Day Two
- 13 June 2019

SOTIF: Focus Day
- 14 June 2019


Sheraton Ann Arbor Hotel
3200 Boardwalk Street
Ann Arbor Michigan 48104
United States
Phone: +1 734 996 0600

A special room rate has been established to make your reservation process easy. Simply call or email the hotel and give the booking reference "IQPC" no later than 4 weeks prior to conference begin.

Please note: We will never recommend, approve or appoint any third party rooming service to act on our behalf. Please be extremely wary if you are approached by any such companies. We will always endeavour to negotiate the best available rates for you so please use the Hotel's website link provided.
11 JUN 14 JUN
Ann Arbor, MI
United States
Event details
Organizer : IQPC Germany
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-20367