Conference  /  November 16, 2021  -  November 17, 2021

Safetronic: Holistic Safety for Road Vehicles

From 2021 on, the international conference »Safetronic«  will be hosted by the Fraunhofer Institute for Cognitive Systems IKS. Previously, the Carl Hanser Verlag acted as conference organizer. The conference is planned to be held in presence on November 16 & 17, 2021. Further details on the location an programm will follow soon.

The 20th international conference Safetronic holistically addresses the safety of road vehicles and all related aspects, including but not limited to functional safety, SOTIF, cybersecurity, safety-in-use and others.

The conference offers a rewarding exchange with experts of renowned companies and the opportunity to connect with partners. Next to firsthand and best practice reports of leading OEMs and the automotive industry, the event will be accompanied by interactive formats.

The conference is primarily visited by the industry sectors of automotive construction and suppliers, electrical engineering / electronics, software development automotive, mechanical engineering as well as research institutes. The participants work in Research & Development, Construction/Product Development, Quality Management, Software Development and Technical Sales Departments.

Updates on trends & developments

  • ISO 26262, SOTIF, cybersecurity safety-in-use
  • Successful implementations
  • Innovative safety approaches regarding connectivity, autonomous driving, artificial intelligence, electrification


  • apl. Prof. Dr. habil. Mario Trapp,  Fraunhofer Institute for Cognitive Systems IKS
  • Simon Fürst, BMW Group

Advisory board

  • Stefan Kriso, Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Simon Fürst, BMW Group
  • Andreas Knapp, Mercedes-Benz AG
  • Dr. Håkan Sivencrona, Zenseact
  • Thomas Frese, FORD
  • Hans-Leo Ross, Vay Technology GmbH
  • Nicolas Becker, PSA Peugeot-Citroen
  • Peter Lascych, Vitesco Technologies Germany GmbH