Official program of the 2019 International VI-grade Conference


Selected proceedings are available for download on this page.

MAY 13th, 2019 - Honda R&D Europe Development Center, Offenbach

18:00 - 22.00  Ice-Breaker Event:
  • Registration and Welcome Reception
  • Group visits at the DiM 250 Dynamic Driving Simulator installed at Honda R&D Europe
  • Standing Dinner Party


MAY 14th, 2019 - Congress Park, Hanau

 
08:00 - 09:00 Registration and Welcome Coffee
09:00 - 10:40

09:00 - 09:20 | VI-grade (B. Ryan)
Welcome Address

09:20 - 09:40 | VI-grade (D. Minen)
Driving Simulator Technology Update

09:40 - 10:00 | Roborace (Lucas Di Grassi) Keynote Presentation
The Future of Motorsport

10:00 - 10:20 | Magna Steyr Fahrzeugtechnik (B. Putsche, B. Angrosch, B. Rogic)
Feasibility Study of the Compact and Dynamic Driving Simulator for the Subjective Evaluation of Different ADAS Functions

10:20 - 10:30 | Rescale (D. Jean, M. Groetelaars) Flash Presentation
Leveraging Rescale’s Cloud HPC Simulation Platform to Run VI-CarRealTime Models and Accelerate Design Exploration: Examples and Case Studies

10:30 - 10:40 | Q/A Session 

10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 - 12:50

11:10 - 11:30 | Maserati (F. Gerbino, L. Dusini), GoodYear (R. Uil)
Tire Development Using the Car Dynamic Simulator, for Reaching a Higher Vehicle Performance in a Shorter Time

11:30 - 11:50 | Volvo Car Corporation (M. Boerboom, M. Asher, C. Sandberg)
The Pursuit of Virtual Sign Off

11:50 - 12:10 | Danisi Engineering (M. Fainello), Meccanica42 (C. Annicchiarico), Addfor (E. Busto, C. Occhiena), Thyssen Steering (C. Miano)
Combined Use of Engineering Analysis and Deep Learning Methods to Develop Stability and Brake Controls on Driving Simulator

12:10 - 12:30 | Todema/Rebel Dynamics (F. La Mura), University of Padova (M. Bruschetta), VI-grade (M. Cavalletti)
New Criteria for Driving Simulator Development and Selection

12:30 - 12:40 | Konrad Technologies (R. Mirwani), VI-grade (R. De Vecchi) Flash Presentation
Driver-in-the-Loop (DiL) with Sensor Fusion 

12:40 - 12:50 | Q/A Session

12:50 - 14:10 Lunch Break
14:10 - 15:40

14:10 - 14:30 | Brüel & Kjær (G. Adriano)
Exterior Sound Simulator: an Effective Tool for AVAS Sound Design

14:30 - 14:50 | MSC Software (I. Hogg)
What’s New in Adams: Recent Enhancements for Improving Productivity and Performance

14:50 - 15:10 | Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais (E. Louback,I. Peconick, L. Borges, L. Lopes, A. Obvioslo)
Obtainment of Powertrain Parameters and Implementation in Vehicle Dynamics Simulator for Automatic Gear Shifting

15:10 - 15:20 | Smart Eye (S. Shahmehr) Flash Presentation
AI-powered Eye Tracking Company Improving Research and Semi-Autonomous Cars

15:20 - 15:30 | Multimatic (L. Ogilvie) Flash Presentation
Evolution of Vehicle Development at Multimatic 

15:30 - 15:40 | Q/A Session

15:40 - 16:10 Coffee Break
16:10 - 18:00

16:10 - 16:20 | 3D Mapping (G. Graefe) Flash Presentation
Precise Ultra HD Map Data as Basis for Virtual Testing and Simulation

16:20 - 16:40 | Showa (M. Kimura, K. Inaba)
Steering Feeling Performance Design Using Steering Static Simulator 2nd

16:40 - 17:00 | Fondazione Democenter (M. Ardoino, F. Blumetti), Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia (F. Guaraldi, F. Leali), Comune di Modena (L. Chiantore,  L.C. Ferrari), Danisi Engineering (M. Fainello), AD Consulting (C. Maiolo), Aerautodromo Modena (A. Nobile)
Modena Automotive Smart Area: a Private-Public Urban Living Lab Open to Public Traffic to Test, Evaluate and Implement Solutions to Improve Safety and Sustainability with Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

17:00 - 17:20 | BMW Motorrad (A. Werle, S. Guth), Technische Universitaet Berlin (S. Marker)
Implementation of a VR Environment Based on Unreal Engine and a Follow-up Driving Study to Determine Statistical Significance of a Warning Position

17:20 - 17:40 | WIVW (S. Will, R. Pless, T. Hammer, M. Grein), VI-grade (C. Ortmann)
Increasing the Fields of Application for Motorcycle Riding Simulators

17:40 - 17:50 | Automotive Simulation Center Stuttgart (A. F. Walser, J. Demer) Flash Presentation
ENVITED Marketplace (ENvironment for VIrtual TEst Drive) – Neutral, Open and International Platform for Data, Research, Technology, Innovation and Communication

17:50 - 18:00 | Q/A Session

18:00 End of Day 1
19:30 - 23.30 Evening Event


MAY 15th, 2019 - Congress Park, Hanau

 
08:30 - 09:00 Welcome Coffee
09:00 - 10:40

09:00 - 09:20 | VI-grade (R. De Vecchi)
VI-grade Products Update

09:20 - 09:40 | Mercedes AMG (M. Bidlingmaier) Keynote Presentation
Team Up at the Simulator: Development of an Hyper Car

09:40 - 10:00 | Automobili Lamborghini (G. Sgoluppi, G. Di Rosa) 
Cooperation Between Active Aero and Vehicle Dynamics Controls to Increase SuperSportCar Performance

10:00 - 10:20 | Fraunhofer ITWM (R. Reinhard, A. Dongmeza, M. Kleer, K. Dreßler, R. Teutsch) 
User Experience in High End Driving Simulators

10:20 - 10:30 | Transpolis (S. Barbier) Flash Presentation
Virtual and Physical Testing: a Winning Synergy for Automated and Connected Vehicles

10:30 - 10:40 | Q/A Session 

10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 - 12:50

11:10 - 11:30 | FEV (M. Scassa, L. Morini, M. Caggiano)
Cloud-based Co-simulation for PHEV Powertrain Development Support

11:30 - 11:50 | Millbrook Proving Gound (P. Stoker)
Building a CAV Simulation Suite as Part of the UK’s Controlled Urban CAV Testbed

11:50 - 12:10 | Applus+ IDIADA (I. Mula, G. Tosolin)
Development of Model Predictive Trajectory and Control for Autonomous Vehicles

12:10 - 12:30 | MegaRide (F. Farroni, A. Sakhnevych, F. Timpone, D. Capra, G. Salvato, A. Sorrentino) 
Real-time Tire Physical Models for VI-CarRealTime and DiM Applications: Performance Optimization, Thermodynamics and Innovative Multiphysical Magic Formula

12:30 - 12:40 | Michelin (J. Levray, C. Heinry) Flash Presentation
Working on Driving Simulators with TAMETIRE, a Physical Tire Model for Virtual Design

12:40 - 12:50 | Q/A Session

12:50 - 14:10 Lunch Break
14:10 - 16:00

14:10 - 14:30 | Politecnico di Milano (D. Biggio, F. Della Rossa, G. Mastinu), Danisi Engineering (M. Fainello)
Stability of Vehicle and Driver: Influence of Latence of Driving Simulators

14:30 - 14:50 | Hyundai Motor Europe (F. Goy, A. Pizzuto, C. Ludwig, A. Salgarello)
Towards Virtual Tuning of Vehicle Ride Performance

14:50 - 15:10 | Benteler Automotive China & Module (C. Fernandes, L. Yu)
Vehicle Dynamics Virtual Development of an Electric Platform

15:10 - 15:30 | Concurrent Real-Time (K. Jackson) 
Extreme Performance Hard Real-Time Systems for High-Fidelity ADAS Testing

15:30 - 15:40 | BE CAE&Test (G. Petrone, R. Schilirò), University of Catania (G. Fichera) Flash Presentation
Engineering Solutions For Vehicle Dynamics Real-Time Simulation

15:40 - 15:50 | Virtual Vehicle (P. Pretto, M. Benedikt, J. Bernasch) Flash Presentation
DRIVE.LAB – An Integrated Framework for Automated Vehicles R&D

15:50 - 16:00 | Q/A Session

16:00 - 16:30 16:00 - 16:10 | Virtual Formula 2019 Award Ceremony (J. Helbig)

16:10 - 16:20 | Best Paper Award

16:20 - 16:30 | Wrap-Up and End of Conference (G. Bairati)