Deep Driving Technologies & Computer Vision for Cognitive Vehicles

March 16 – 17, 2020 | San Francisco, USA

Auto.AI – America’s No. 1 Event on Deep Driving

The Auto.AI is America’s first platform bringing together all stakeholders who play an active role in the machine learning, computer vision, sensor fusion, perception and cognitive vehicles scene.

The event provides you with precise insights into new technical innovations and challenges regarding the integration of AI and machine learning based systems into Level 4 & 5 vehicles.

Discover the next era of automated and self-driving cars – now!

Highlights 2019

Event at a glance

Deep Driving Enthusiasts
Hours of Networking
% Autonomous Vehicles

Auto.AI USA – the calendar event for...

…deep driving, machine learning, vision and imaging and sensor fusions executives.
Our mission:

  • Be an active part of the full automation and self driving cars reality
  • Explore how AI, ML & CV will change technology concepts, architectures, software platforms, ADAS, and further technical requirements
  • Discuss the challenges of AI supported, cognitive cars with regards to hardware & software requirements
  • Discover latest trends in sensor and perception technology and gain insights into environmental models and sensor fusion concepts
  • Cover the full scope of deep driving in Level 4 & Level 5 from the market leaders and new market players
  • Approach new technical challenges and disruptive technologies which will lead to cognitive vehicles and Level 5 automated cars

Where else in the US can you find so many automotive AI projects, vehicle automation budgets and deep driving leads under the same roof?

Get involved as a business partner as our events are a one-stop-shop opportunity to promote thought-leadership and get face-to-face with over 250 key prospects. The Auto.AI USA offers the best in class opportunity to introduce yourself as a thought leader to AI, Computer vision & machine learning executives in the automotive industry.

Auto.AI USA Sessions

The 2.5 day event is a unique combination of inspirational keynotes, well-moderated, interactive World Cafés, Challenge your Peers sessions, a pre-event Machine Learning Workshop, Icebreakers and the new I’m AI Live Tech Session morning as well as training sessions and much more.
Be part of our exclusive platform that explores business models, case studies, actions and profitability and identify missing gaps that hide opportunities, chances and potential solutions for your technical and business challenges.
We look forward to welcoming you in San Francisco!

AUTO.SCALE - 5 Start Ups – 5 Innovations

We are passionate about innovation in AI and recognize the pivotal role AI start-ups play. We understand the unique circumstances a tech start-up is faced with, and have tailored specific packages to enable the engagement of AI start-ups at Auto Scale Start Up Lounge.
The Auto Scale Start Up Lounge is the place to do business not just vertically- with the many automotive business professionals attending the event – but also horizontally. Partnerships with other AI businesses, OEMs, Tier 1 and suppliers will deliver additional significant value from your engagement with Auto Scale Start Up Lounge. The Auto:Scale is a great opportunity for your start-up to be noticed, be identified as market-leading, forge partnerships with organizations that are investing in the next big thing that is AI!

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Computer Vision - Deep Driving - Cognitive Vehicles


Not sponsors… The Auto.AI USA is a unique event in the vehicle automation world because of our relationship with our partners. Our aim is to support them to reach their targets and inspire innovation.

Position your business as a thought leader at the Auto.AI USA and become a partner today!


Start Ups in 2019

we.CONECT gives Start Ups the opportunity to showcase their work and ideas and provides an excellent opportunity for start-up level companies to showcase their best AI, Sensor, CV & Imaging features. The Auto Scale Start Up Lounge is the place to do business. Forge partnerships with other AI businesses, OEMs, Tier 1 and suppliers that are investing in the next big thing that is AI!

Auto.AI USA was a great success for me and Changan because it contained a lot of interactive sessions which kept my full attention throughout and allowed me to contribute and gain a lot of knowledge.
Radovan Miucic
Changan US R&D Center
Very interesting talks with a good line-up of speakers.
Andrew Chung
Hyundai MOBIS
Very good conference, well run with many good speakers describing a wealth of relevant topics.
Jeff Hahn
Informative and good to learn more about the entire ecosystem.
Andrea Ash
Cohda Wireless
Good substance, right people.
Ritheesh Shetty
A day to challenge what I thought was probable, with what is probable.
Philip George
Yanfeng Automotive
Huge information input! The event was very informative and interactive.
Ahmed Yousif
It was very interesting and the whole value chain of the subject was mentioned.
Clement Picard
Very positive. I made several new contacts and learned quite a bit.
David Howarth

Key Topics 2020

  • Vision geometry & deep neural networks – how to verify deep learning detection with vision geometric principles
  • Insights of AI to increase testing coverage of AVs – how to validate data using qualitative approaches
  • Perception-driven machine learning for AD/ADAS systems – developing benchmarks for camera-related & Lidar-related perception
  • Reinforcement learning for vehicular path planning – how to make use of deep learning for AVs
  • Next-generation radar – how to include intelligent radars into AV sensor suits
  • The AV electronics domain – how to move from proof of concept to purpose-build production ready L4/L5 autonomous vehicle electronics
  • Full stack software suites for AI – how to develop hardware-agnostic & scalable solutions
  • AVs & simulation – how to enable deep learning with synthetic data
  • Automotive camera technology and computer vision algorithms – how to turn cameras into primary sensors for object recognition and classification, localization, decision making, trajectory planning, and vehicle control
  • Ensuring safety of self-driving cars – how to prove that AI systems and vehicles as a whole fulfill all safety goals
  • Behavior learning for AVs – how cars can learn from real world human driving behavior
  • Self-supervised learning for AVs – how to collect & label data at scale
  • Open and modular verification & validation – how to manage rapidly changing test requirements
  • Sensor fusion – how dot properly weight sensors at run-time
  • Data processing and AI – how to develop software architectures and overcome hardware challenges
  • Path planning and object recognition with AI – how to include deep learning in the mix of computer vision approaches
  • Lane detection & tracking – how to achieve robustness and accuracy in difficult scenarios
  • Interpretable learning for AVs – how to use visual explanations that causally influence a CNN’s output
  • Perception stress testing – how to automatically identify where perception is brittle using unlabelled data

It’s a Multi-Touchpoint Concept

The most effective and most informal networking hub to reach a maximum of ROI ‒ personal dialogue, direct exchange, and numerous opportunities to get meetings with top executives!



Top speakers, trendsetters, evangelists, and experts in the field share their personal experience.


World Café Session

Be part of several thematic conversation rounds with changing topics and team constellations.


Powered by AI

we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs.

Search – Find –  Match – Connect


Say Hello

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.


Case Study

Selected brand new case studies from the industry offering insights into strategic approaches, project planning, and operative realization. Learn from the most successful practices and use these real business results for benchmarking with the competition.



Roundtables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.


Challenge your Peers

Parallel roundtable discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges.


Meet! Auto.AI USA

Discover who else is participating at the Auto.AI. Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference.


Breakfast Club

Start the conference with coffee, scrambled egg and … NETWORKING! Join the we.CONECT Breakfast Club – an exclusive area in your hotel – and get into a conversation with other delegates already while having your first coffee.


Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.


Auto Scale Start Up Lounge

we.CONECT gives you the opportunity to showcase your work and ideas and provides an excellent opportunity for start-up level companies to showcase their best in-car technologies, software and smart mobility concepts for autonomous and connected vehicles.


Tweetback & Connect

The unique interactive live feedback system! Note down your thoughts on comment cards which will be pinned on walls in the networking area for further discussion.

Taking Place at

South San Francisco Conference Center, CA, USA

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