April 28 and 29: “Mobility without borders” congress in Merzig

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The research group Transport Telematics of the Saarland University of Applied Sciences organizes in cooperation with the city of Merzig an exclusive congress under the topic “Mobility without borders” in Merzig!

On April 28 and 29, 2022, a top-class program awaits you at the Merzig City Hall as part of the congress.

Immerse yourself in current topics related to borderless mobility. By participating, you will have the unique opportunity to exchange ideas, opinions and to establish contacts in the region and beyond.

The unique concept highlights the importance and relevance of intelligent mobility, thus drives the development of the mobility sector. The program covers topics in the area of new legislation for automated driving in Germany, cross-border mobility and other relevant topics. This will be followed by a panel discussion with representatives from various mobility sectors.

Exclusive guests such as Peter Busch from Robert Bosch GmbH, Prof. Dr. Raphael Frank from the University of Luxembourg or Ann-Christin Koch from MOGEok as well as other participants from industry, research and politics will enrich the program with interesting discussions and contributions.

On April 29, you can also participate live in current research projects at htw saar through test drives.

Mark the date in your calendar and register here!

The preliminary program:

Day 1: Thursday, April 28, 2022

Admission and registration
Welcome and introduction
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker,
Head of Transport Telematics Research Group
Marcus Hoffeld,
Mayor of Merzig  

Greeting Oliver Luksic,
Parliamentary State Secretary BMDV
13:40   14:55Traffic infrastructure and autonomous driving
Prof. Gerd Riegelhuth,
Head of Traffic Management, Operations and Transport, Autobahn GmbH

Cross-border autonomous mobility
Prof. Dr. Raphael Frank,
Senior research scientist/Head of 360Lab, University of Luxembourg

Less traffic. More mobility.
Dr. Stefanie Wolff,
Program Manager Electromobility,NOW GmbH
Coffee break and networking
15:30   16:25Functional Safety as Application Examples for Level3/4/5 on LSAs and VRU Protection
Franz Schober,
Business Development and Standardization for Connected Mobility, Yunex GmbH

SSI and DLT as enablers for new mobility
Peter Busch (Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Informatik),
Product Owner DLT Mobility, Robert BOSCH GmbH
Coffee and changeover break
16:45   17:45Panel discussion “Mobility without borders”:
Ann-Christin Koch (M.A.) (MOGEoK GmbH, Bundesverband eMobilität e.V.)
Andreas Krüger (MDirig BMDV- Bundesministerium für Digitales und Verkehr)
Prof. Gerd Riegelhuth (Autobahn GmbH)
Franz Schober (Yunex GmbH)
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker (htw saar)
Annette Pauli (Dipl. Sozialpädagogin) (EUTB – Ergänzende Unabhängige Teilhabeberatung der Landesvereinigung SELBSTHILFE e.V.)

Moderation of the event: Isabel Sonnabend

Evening event & networking

Day 2: Friday, April 29, 2022 

Admission and registration
Poster session and demo rides
12:30   End of the congress

We would be pleased to welcome you in Merzig!

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