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ADAS Sensors 2022
6th Annual Conference and Exhibition
April 12-14, 2022

Tuesday, April 12

US Eastern Time (ET)

Welcome, Opening Remarks, and Icebreaker Session
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
M&A and Investment Trends in the ADAS Sensor Market
Rudy Burger, PhD
Managing Partner
Woodside Capital
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
How Strategic Venture Capital Drives ADAS Innovation
Sean Simpson
Director, Technology and Investments
11:00 AM – 11:20 AM
ADAS Sensors Data Edge Case Detection and Training
Sudeep George
Vice President of Engineering
iMerit -- Gold Sponsor
11:20 AM – 11:30 AM
Networking Lunch 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Automotive Radar: Analysis of Trends and Developments
James Jeffs, PhD
Technology Analyst
12:30 PM – 01:05 PM
How Far Should Automotive LIDAR See and How to Extend Its Range?
Dima Sosnovsky
Principal System Architect
01:05 PM – 01:40 PM
New ADAS Features Give Way to ODD Expansion
Tom Toma
Head of Sales and Product
01:40 PM – 02:00 PM
Emerging LIDAR and Navigation Technologies for ADAS and AV Applications
Lucas Benney
Program Manager
Draper -- Gold Sponsor
02:00 PM – 02:10 PM
Technology Solutions for Reliable ADAS Sensors Manufacturing
Jacques Renaud, PhD
MEMS Process Integration Manager
Teledyne -- Silver Sponsor
02:10 PM – 02:20 PM
Networking Break 02:20 PM – 03:00 PM
Beyond the Line of Sight: Fundamental Optical Sensing Limits for ADAS
Sebastian Bauer, PhD
03:00 PM – 03:20 PM
How Radar Could Displace LIDAR in ADAS and AV Applications
Harvey Weinberg
Director, Sensor Technologies
Microtech Ventures
03:20 PM – 04:20 PM
Closing Remarks and Networking Session
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
04:20 PM – 04:30 PM

Wednesday, April 13

US Eastern Time (ET)

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
LIDAR for ADAS Applications: Emerging Trends and Developments
Pierrick Boulay
Lighting Expert
Yole Developpement
10:15 AM – 10:55 AM
Automotive LIDAR: Key Patent Owners and Intellectual Property Strategies
Paul Leclaire, PhD
Technology and Patent Analyst
10:55 AM – 11:25 AM
Data Labeling for ADAS Applications: Challenges and Solutions
Renata Walker
Sr. Product Manager
Sama -- Silver Sponsor
11:25 AM – 11:30 AM
Networking Lunch 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Pros and Cons of Sensors Technologies for ADAS and AD Applications
Vincent Abadie, PhD
Vice President, Senior Expert ADAS and Autonomous Driving
12:30 PM – 12:50 PM
LIDAR for ADAS Applications: Performance Optimization and Design for Manufacturability
Hod Finklestein, PhD
Chief R&D Officer
12:50 PM – 01:10 PM
Ensuring ADAS Reliability with Ground Penetrating Radar
Byron Stanley
GPR, fomerly WaveSense
01:10 PM – 01:30 PM
Next-Generation MEMS Mirrors for LIDAR Applications
Eric Aguilar
Omnitron - Gold Sponsor
01:30 PM – 01:40 PM
Optimizing Cameras for Challenging ADAS and AV Computer Vision Applications
Dave Tokic
VP, Marketing and Strategic Partnership
Algolux -- Silver Sponsor
01:40 PM – 01:50 PM
Networking Break 01:50 PM – 02:30 PM
Emerging Radar Technologies for ADAS Applications
Cameron Gieda
Vice President of Business Development
Spartan Radar
02:30 PM – 02:50 PM
Automotive AI-Enabled Multimode HMI Sensing
Mo Maghsoudnia
Founder and CEO
UltraSense -- Gold Sponsor
02:50 PM – 03:00 PM
Silicone Based Solutions for ADAS and Automotive Sensors
Chad Kobylanski
Western Regional Manager
Shin-Etsu -- Silver Sponsor
03:00 PM – 03:10 PM
Why Do Your ADAS and AV Sensors Need More Sensors?
Brandon Minor
Tangram Vision -- Bronze Sponsor
03:10 PM – 03:15 PM
Sensors for Robotaxis: Emerging Marketplace and Pricing Dynamics
Itay Michaeli
Director US Autos and Auto Parts
Citi Research
03:15 PM – 03:55 PM
Closing Remarks and Networking Sessions
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
03:55 PM – 04:05 PM

Thursday, April 14

US Eastern Time (ET)

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
Thermal and SWIR Imaging for ADAS Applications
Axel Clouet, PhD
Technology and Market Analyst, Imaging
Yole Developpement
10:15 AM – 10:55 AM
AI Clustering of Sensor Data for ADAS Applications
Kathrin Kind-Trueller
Project Manager for AD, Cybersecurity, and EVs
10:55 AM – 11:30 AM
Multi-Sensor Safety Calibration for ADAS Applications
Mohammad Musa
CEO and Co-Founder
Deepen -- Silver Sponsor
11:30 AM – 11:40 AM
Micro-Optics for Smart Lighting Applications
Davide Lomellini
Area Sales Manager
SUSS MicroOptics -- Bronze Sponsor
11:40 AM – 11:45 AM
Networking Lunch 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Cost-Effective Radar Solutions for ADAS Applications: Comparison of Key Factors and Considerations
Jimmy Wang, PhD
12:45 PM – 01:05 PM
Driver Monitoring System Evaluation and Rainfall Induced Degradation of ADAS Performance
Matthew Lum
Automotive Technical Engineer
01:05 PM – 01:35 PM
Overview of LIDAR Concepts and Optical Components
Jake Li
Business Development Manager
Hamamatsu -- Bronze Sponsor
01:35 PM – 01:55 PM
Precise Positioning and Theft Detection Enabled by MEMS Sensors
Raed Shatara, PhD
Sr. Product Marketing, Analog MEMS and Sensors
STMicroelectronics -- Bronze Sponsor
01:55 PM – 02:00 PM
Networking Breaks 02:00 PM – 02:45 PM
The Future of Automotive LIDAR: High Performance in a Small Form Factor
Jim Kane
Vice President of Automotive Engineering
Baraja -- Bronze Sponsor
02:45 PM – 03:10 PM
Photonic Integrated Circuit and Components for ADAS and LIDAR Applications
Yasusuke Hattori
Business Development Manager
Hitachi -- Bronze Sponsor
03:10 PM – 03:15 PM
Software-Defined 4D Imaging Radar with LIDAR Quality Resolution
Mahmoud Saadat, PhD
Zadar Labs -- Bronze Sponsor
03:15 PM – 03:20 PM
AI-Based Vision Perception Software for ADAS/AV Applications
Sunny Lee
Chief Operating Officer
StradVision -- Bronze Sponsor
03:20 PM – 03:25 PM
Vision-Only ADAS: Are Camera Based Solutions Good Enough?
Mark Fitzgerald
Director, Autonomous Vehicle Service
Strategy Analytics
03:25 PM – 03:55 PM
Closing Remarks and Networking Session
Mike Pinelis, PhD
President and CEO
Microtech Ventures
03:55 PM – 04:10 PM

Agenda and panels are subject to change.