20th International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications


“Smart Systems for the Automobile of the Future”

On September 22 and 23, 2016, experts from industry, academia and public authorities dealing with components, systems and functions for the automobile of the future will meet for the

 20th Int. Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications (AMAA 2016)
 “Smart Systems for the Automobile of the Future”
at the Representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the EU in Brussels (Belgium). The conference will cover automation and electrification as the two dominant megatrends in the automotive world.

The AMAA 2016 hosts three keynote sessions, four topical sessions, a round table discussion on the cross-sectorial innovation needed for a large-scale roll-out of automated driving as well as an invited session dedicated to urban light electric vehicles as platforms for novel mobility services.

Keynote Speakers include:
– Paul Timmers, Director of the Sustainable & Secure Society Directorate, DG CNECT, European Commission

– Luisa Andreone, Program Manager Vehicle Research and Innovation Strategic Research, Centro Ricerche Fiat (Italy)

– Fabio Marchio, Group Vice President of Automotive and Discrete Group, STMicroelectronics (Italy)

– Miklos Kiss, Director Advanced Technology Development ADAS, AUDI AG (Germany)

– Erich Smidt, Managing Director, Velodyne Europe (US)

– Neil Fulton, Programme Director, Transport Systems Catapult (UK)

Topical Sessions:
– Automated Driving (Keynote Session)
– Convergence of Automation and Electrification (Keynote Session)
– C2X and Navigation
– Sensing for Automated Vehicles
– Validation Methodology for Automated Driving
– Electric Drivetrains and Components
– Disruptive Approaches to Urban Electric Mobility (Invited Session)

– Round Table Discussion: Cross-sectorial innovation for high-level automation – The EU-Project “SCOUT

Conference Programme:
The conference programme with talks and posters by Audi, AVL, Bosch, Continental, Daimler, Siemens, NXP, Fraunhofer, DLR, TNO, and many others is available at

Conference Book:
A book containing papers by all AMAA 2016 authors will be published worldwide in the context of the Springer book series “Lecture Notes in Mobility”. All participants will receive a complimentary copy and access to the electronic version. For details, see

Social Event:
The AMAA 2016 will host a social event on September 22 which will lead you to one of Brussel’s hidden gems. After a guided tour, good wine and food will be served in one of the most unique locations of the city.

The exhibition offers companies and institutions the possibility to present their products, services or innovations to a highly interested audience. The exhibition is an integral part of the conference and will be located in the get-together area in the conference foyer. Check out the options for exhibitors at

Regular Rate (Registration prior to 21 September 2016): 975 €
On-Site Registration (Registration on 22 or 23 September 2016): 1125 €
Social Event only (Registration prior to 21 September 2016): 150 €

The AMAA 2016 is jointly organised by VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH and the European Technology Platform on Smart Systems Integration (EPoSS). It is supported by the European Commission through the Coordination and Support Actions “Save and Connected Automation of Road Transport” (SCOUT) and “Action Plan for the Future of Mobility in Europe” (MOBILITY4EU).


Dr. Gereon Meyer, Dr. Beate Müller or Dr. Tim Schulze

(, +49 30 310078-155)