The European Dependable Computing Conference (EDCC) is a leading venue for presenting and discussing the latest research, industrial practice and innovations in dependable and secure computing, reaching the 17th edition this year. EDCC 2021 will be held in Munich from September 13th to September 16th and is organized by Intel, Fraunhofer IKS and LAAS. It will be co-chaired by apl. Prof. Dr. habil. Mario Trapp, Executive Director of Fraunhofer IKS.


The conference will cover a broad perspective on dependability and security, which includes

  • Hardware and software architectures of dependable systems
  • Model-driven engineering approaches
  • Fault-tolerant networks & ultra-reliable low-latency communication
  • Dependability modelling and tools
  • Testing and validation methods
  • Development of safety and security-critical systems
  • Dependability and security of
    • Critical infrastructures
    • Cyber-physical systems
    • (Industrial) Internet of Things
    • Cloud, fog, and edge computing systems
    • Data analytics applications & systems based on machine learning and artificial intelligence
    • Databases and distributed ledgers (incl. Blockchains)
    • Artificial intelligence approaches
  • Data protection and data privacy