Deep Driving Technologies & Computer Vision for Cognitive Vehicles

February 28 – March 1, 2019 | South San Francisco Conference Center, California, 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 deep driving, 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!

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Highlights Auto.AI USA 2018

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Event at a glance

% OEM & Tier1
% Senior Management

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 - 10 Start Ups – 10 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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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!

Very good speakers and interesting presentations.
Helena Lundin
Great overview of what’s happening in AI for automated cars.
Wolfgang Müller
Inspiring and insightsful!
Peter Lindskog
NIRA Dynamics AB
There were many chances to discuss, it was so exiting.
Takuya Furukawa
Toyota Motor Europe
Excellent discussion with peers.
Oliver Beck
Hella Aglaia Mobile Vision GmbH
Inspiring insights into automotive AI applications.
Ferdinand Kastl
Elektrobit Automotive GmbH
Solidly organized and well exceuted conference with an interessting mixture of OEMs, Tier 1/2s and research partners, which led to rich discussions.
Philipp Schnetter
Volkswagen AG
Excellent for knowledge top-up and networking.
Sagar Behere
Toyota Research Institute
Packed, interesting, and informative.
Andrew Chung
Hyundai MOBIS
Auto AI conference in San Francisco was a great success for me/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
Senior Intelligent Vehicle Engineer, Changan US R&D Center, Inc.


10 Start Ups – 10 Innovations!

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!


  • Algorithms and data schemes
  • Deep neural networks  / deep learning and neural networks: Challenges for decision making algorithms in heavy traffic, self-driving vehicles
  • Data processing and AI: Software architecture and hardware challenges
  • Path planning and object recognition with AI / future pathways, required research and the role of deep learning in the mix of computer vision approaches
  • Tools for enabling deep learning systems
  • Full stack software suites for AI in ADAS providing hardware agnostic, scalable solutions
  • Deep learning for human-centered semi-Autonomous Driving
  • Role of cognitive computing systems and deeper direct perception in Autonomous Driving/ in Level 4 and 5 cars
  • Artificial reality? Deep learning with synthetic data from driving simulations


  • Algorithms for cameras as primary sensors for accomplishing the tasks of object recognition and classification, localisation, decision making, trajectory planning and vehicle control
  • Visual processing to ADAS: applications, architectures and algorithms
  • Deep learning with multi-sensor data and self-healing map for Automated Driving
  • Imaging vision in automotive linked cameras/ISP: processing chain, algorithms and camera systems architecture
  • How neural nets can leverage domain-specific knowledge in computer vision
  • Automotive camera technology and computer vision algorithms
  • Collaborative sensor fusion to improve sensing of the fused system
  • Neural networks in sensors
  • Multi-core processing approaches for AI driven autonomous vehicles
  • Software architectures for AI and deep driving
  • Sensor fusion deep learning architectures

Movers & Shakers from the past Auto.AI

The we.CONECT Multi-Touchpoint Konzept


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

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.

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.

Networking Dinner

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


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

Challenge your Peers

Parallel round table discussions offer the delegates the possibility to talk about their own challenges

Expectations Wallpaper

What do you expect at the event? What do others expect? Write down your reasons to attend on our expectation wallpaper, share your needs with other participants and evaluate in which way the program came up to your expectations.

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.

World Café Session

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

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.

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.

I’m AI

In a live session, suppliers of systems and solutions present their tools, innovative systems and applications in order to demonstrate future technologies, applications and their functions in the field of sensors, imaging and machine learning.

Taking Place at

South San Francisco Conference Center, CA, USA