Operational Safe Systems for Level 5 Automation

OSS.5 fuels you with new ideas, connections and new inspiration

From OEMs to Tier 1s, from leading research institutes to the most promising start-ups, from functional- & system safety experts to testing & validation. Whatever hat you wear or wherever you stand on the spectrum of operational safe systems in automated and cognitive vehicles, the OSS.5 has something of interest for you.

Event at a glance

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What can you
expect as an Attendee
at OSS.5?


OSS 5 is the leading business platform for functional safety, system safety, testing & validation engineers with focus on ADAS especially on Level 4 & 5 automation. The event focusses on real word end-user case studies on how to move from operational fail systems to operational safe systems. Speakers from all over the globe give insights into their concepts and present current technologies.


150+ senior level executives and leading professionals discuss the most pressing challenges and solutions, technologies, trends and best practice innovations in the field of Level 4 & 5 safety.

Speakers & Moderators

35+ pioneering automotive experts and industry leaders share experiences, forecast trends & technologies, present their best latest research & solutions, evaluate best-in-class projects and explain development in recent projects.

Networking- Multi-Touchpoint

Multiple opportunities in 30+ hours of networking. You are invited to meet and greet with those hard-to-meet executives in a relaxed and social setting. Join our unique networking approach.


40+ innovative and interactive sessions ensure that all key topics are covered.


Icebreaker round tables, 8 World Café sessions, more than 20 case studies, inspiring start ups and Keynotes fill 2,5 days of the latest innovations, technologies and research in this field.

Join over 150 of the most influential experts – The entire ecosystem one platform, here is a snapshot of our already joined attendees:

Who will you meet?

More than 150 decision makers – Functional Safety, System Safety, Testing & Validation in cognitive vehicles, the entire ecosystem on one platform 2 ½ Days : Get the chance to meet CEOs / CTOs / VPs / Directors / Senior Managers of:

  • Functional Safety,
  • System Safety
  • Testing
  • Simulation
  • Validation
  • ADAS
  • Deep Learning, Machine Learning,
  • Software Development, Vehicle System Integration
  • Standards and Platforming
  • Hardware & Computing
  • Automated Driving

What can you
expect as a
Solution Provider?

Commercial focus

– with over 50% of the attendance coming from OEMs & Tier 1 , this is the most important and commercially focused safety, testing & validation event for the ADAS & Automation Scene.

Program Comprehensiveness

OSS.5 agenda breadth covers all aspects of operational safe systems!


Partnerships for suppliers, OEMs, Tier 1s and start ups through our unique Multi-Touchpoint Concept, the OSS.5 provides the platform for the entire vehicle automation scene looking for business, deals and partnerships to stay abreast of innovation, latest research & technologies.


– with over 150 attendees , 35+ speakers , from 30+ countries , OSS.5 is the only conference for vehicle automation safety in Level 5 in Europe.

Leading solution providers

– being an industry driven conference, OSS.5 focuses on bringing only solution providers with a very innovative or relevant approach to system safety, functional safety and testing & validation of technical systems in Level 5 automation.

Colocated with Auto.AI

The leading event for the cognitive vehicle scene, machine learning experts and AI enthusiasts in Level 5 automation. With more than 250 additional delegates you get the chance to be part of one Europe’s fastest growing Level 5 event!

What is the unique Networking Experience at OSS.5?

We know that networking, ideation, knowledge sharing and getting this „little detail I didn‘t know so far“ is one of the most important reasons to participate at our events. To guarantee the best networking experience, various sessions has been created, tailored to your needs and curated from the industry – we call it Multi-Touchpoint Concept!


Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists and experts in the field share their personal experience.

Case Study

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning and operative realization. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.

Auto Scale Start Up Lounge

we.CONECT gives you the opportunity to showcase your work and ideas and provides an excellent opportunity for start-up level companies to showcase their best in car technologies, software and smart mobility concepts for autonomous and connected vehicles.

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.


Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.

Challenge your Peers

Parallel round table discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges

Matchfinder! Powered by AI

we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs.

Search – Find –  Match – Connect

Tweetback & Connect

The unique interactive live feedback system! Note down your thoughts on comment cards which will be pinned on walls in the networking area for further discussion.

World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.

Breakfast Club

Start the conference with coffee, scrambled egg and … NETWORKING! Join the we.CONECT Breakfast Club – an exclusive area in your hotel – and get into a conversation with other delegates already while having your first coffee.

Say Hello

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.

Meet! OSS 5

Discover who else is participating at the OSS 5.
Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you
identify who you want to meet at the conference.

What are the 10 reasons to attend at OSS.5 2018?

  1. What you need to know about the impact of functional safety, system safety, software safety, testing & validation of system at Level 4+
  2. Discover functional safety requirements in highly automated driving & challenges of safety in the era of deep learning
  3. Discuss ISO 26262 shortcomings with respect to autonomous driving: is there a gap and if yes can we overcome it with the upcoming standard?
  4. Learn from key industry players, renowned research institutions and agile start-ups about new approaches for testing and validating of software architectures, operation of nondeterministic functions and systematic failure at software level
  5. Understand the state of the art algorithms for computer vision and machine learning including those most important for the automotive industry
  6. Discuss Cybersecurity management and functional safety management in Level 4 &5
  7. Get insights into test development and execution system for autonomously performed scenarios, neural networks and deep learning systems
  8. Gain insights intoProduct Safety, Functional Safety, Operational Safety, SOTIF
  9. Discuss the advantages of reliability testing of software and hardware systems
  10. ExploreFail Operational E/E System concepts for future application in ADAS and autonomous driving

…and what our attendees say and why they love attending our automotive conferences?

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