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Welcome to the FISITA Intelligent Safety Conference China 2021

Updated: Aug 10, 2021

The third annual FISITA Intelligent Safety Conference China, organised jointly by FISITA and CSAE, took place on 16 July 2021 in Changchun, China, with both physical and online participation available to registered participants.

Following highly successful events in 2019 and 2020, FISITA Intelligent Safety Conference 2021 ran as a stand-alone conference for the first time.

The 2021 event featured keynote speeches and a panel discussion, followed by three parallel technical sessions on the Safety of the Intended Functionality (SOTIF), Cybersecurity and the Impacts of Human Factors on Safety.

The event is co-organised in China by Jilin University and Automotive Innovation and supported by Tsinghua University and the CAICV SOTIF Working Group.

The event took place at the Four Points by Sheraton, Changchun (长春高新益田福朋喜来登酒店) and was also live streamed.

Agenda and Speaker Line-up

The FISITA Intelligent Safety Conference China saw an international speaker line up considering some of the most important topics within the safety of future mobility arena, including safety-related technologies for automated driving, system design, hardware and software controls, and test, verification and evaluation.

ISC 2021 Agenda Final
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Speaker biographies
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Keynote speakers

  • Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lutz Eckstein, Director, Institute for Automotive Engineering, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

  • Prof. Hsin Guan, Professor, Jilin University, China

  • Dan Li, VP FAW R&D Institute, Director of ICV Department, FAW, China

  • Dominik Schuster, Vice President Vehicle Safety, BMW Group

Panel Speakers

  • Rainer Hoffmann, CSO, Shanghai Digauto Automotive Co. Ltd., China

  • Dan Li, VP, FAW R&D Institute, China

  • Stanilsav Lincer, Functional Safety & Cybersecurity Director, Great Wall Motor Co. Ltd

  • Prof. Changjun Wang, Director, Road Transportation Safety Research Center, the Ministry of Public Security of the PRC, China

  • Yali Wang, Head of Functional Safety Team, Baidu

Technical Session One: SOTIF

  • Pascal Chaussis, Functional Safety Expert, Groupe Renault

  • Prof. Hong Cheng, Professor, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

  • Stefan de Vries, Project Manager & Business Developer - Connected and Automated Vehicles, Applus IDIADA

  • Rainer Hoffmann, CSO, Shanghai Digauto Automobile Technology

  • Stanilsav Lincer, Functional Safety & Cybersecurity Director, Great Wall Motor Co. Ltd

  • Dr. Hong Wang, Associate Research Professor and Vice Director of Intelligent Mobility Research Institute, Tsinghua University

  • Dr. Shulian Zhao, Director of Data and Simulation Department, CACI Intelligent Network Technology Co. Ltd.

  • Dr.-Ing. Adrian Zlocki, Head of Automated Driving, fka GmbH

Technical Session Two: Cybersecurity

  • Maxime Ayrault, Telecom ParisTech

  • Prof. Merhdad Dianati, Professor, Warwick University

  • Jianhao Liu, Leader of Baidu Apollo Cybersecurity, Baidu

  • Dr. Dennis Kengo Oka, Principal Automotive Security Strategist, Synopsys

  • Dr. Tomas Olovsson, Associate Professor, Chalmers University

  • Prof. Shichun Yang, Professor and Dean of School of Transportation Science and Engineering, Beihang University

  • Yanan Zhang, Director of Intelligent Connected Vehicle Department, China Automotive Technology & Research Center

  • Bosong Zou, Vice Director of Division of ICVs, China Software Test Center

Technical Session Three: Impacts of Human Factors on Safety

  • Dr. Stéphane Buffat, Director of the LAB (Accidentology, Biomechanics and Driver Behavior), LAB & Groupe Renault

  • Fang Chen, Chief Consultant of HMI Design, China FAW Group

  • Prof. Feng Chen, Professor, Tongji University

  • Prof. Rui Fu, Professor, Chang’an University

  • Azra Habibovic, Senior Researcher of Digital Systems, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

  • Prof. Hongyu Hu, Professor, Jilin University

  • Prof. Meike Jipp, Director of the DLR Institute of Transport Research, German Aerospace Center


The event was sponsored by:

State Key Laboratory of Comprehensive Technology on Automobile Vibration and Noise and Safety Control

Sponsor packages will soon be available for the 2022 event. To discuss sponsorship participation, please contact Nadine Lloyd at To view the 2021 sponsor opportunities as an example of what will be available in future, please download the brochure below.

ISC 2021 Sponsorship Opportunities
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The inaugural FISITA Intelligent Safety Conference was jointly hosted by FISITA and China SAE in May 2019, during the 6th International Congress of Intelligent and Connected Vehicles Technology, in Beijing, China. The FISITA Intelligent Safety Conference China 2020 took place in Shanghai during the China SAE Congress & Exhibition (SAECCE) on 29 October 2020, cementing the event as an annual fixture for FISITA and China SAE.

The agenda and links to the presentations from the 2020 event are available in this Spotlight post: The 2nd FISITA Intelligent Safety Conference delivers latest views on safety in autonomous driving. The introductory and Panel sessions are available for all to view free of charge. A code is available to FISITA members and ISC 2020 attendees to access the technical presentations, which are also included in the FISITA Technical Library.

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