York, UK  /  September 07, 2021  -  September 10, 2021

SafeComp 2021

The 40th International Conference on Computer Safety, Reliability and Security

At the annual SafeComp, trends and experiences from the areas of safety, security and reliability of critical computer systems and applications are discussed.

In 2021 the congress will be hosted by the University of York from September 7th to September 10th.  Mario Trapp, Executive Director of Fraunhofer IKS, and Simon Burton, Research Division Director Safety at Fraunhofer IKS, are members of the 2021 program committee. The Bosch company holds the industry chair.

The theme of the conference in 2021 is safe human-robotic and autonomous system (RAS) interaction. Among others, the following topics will be covered:

  • Model-based safety analysis, design, and assessment
  • Formal methods for verification, validation and fault tolerance
  • Fault detection and recovery mechanisms
  • Resilient and fault-tolerant HW and SW architectures
  • Safety/security co-engineering and risk assessment
  • Qualification, assurance and certification methods and tools
  • Data-driven techniques for engineering dependable systems
  • Cyber-physical threats and vulnerability analysis
  • Safety and security guidelines, standards and certification
  • Safety and security assurance cases