SAFER Project Result Day #1

19 March 2024 08:15–13:00
Lindholmen Science Park, room Tesla, Lindholmspiren 3A or online via Teams

We are delighted to extend a welcome to all our partners for our upcoming SAFER Project Result Day on March 19.

The primary focus of these mini-conferences is to:

  • Disseminate the knowledge generated from our diverse project portfolio.
  • Engage in meaningful discussions, such as panel dialogues and workshops, to explore findings and plan future steps, emphasising practical applications in society and potential new projects.
  • Identify potential next steps, paving the way for new innovative proposals.
  • Strengthen our collaborative network through opportunities to mingle and meet new collaboration partners.


08:15 Networking and coffee

08:45 Welcome, introduction to the conference and agenda overview

08:55 Advancements in Human Body Modelling: Challenges and opportunities

Explore the latest advances in human body modelling research with our lineup of speakers from SAFER’s partners. Discover how the projects contribute to occupant safety and engage in a panel discussion led by SAFER's Impact Area Leader for Human Body and Mind, Nils Lübbe, Autoliv, as we together explore the future of human body modelling.

Spotlight on project achievements:

  • Injury HBM step 4 - Pelvis and spine injury predicting models, Bengt Pipkorn, Autoliv
  • Active HBM step 5- Active human body models for virtual occupant response, Lotta Jakobsson, Volvo Cars
  • ADOPT!VE - Application for Automated Design & Optimization of Vehicle Ergonomics, Erik Brolin, University of Skövde

09:55 AI in infrastructure planning to enhance traffic safety: SINTIA and DIAMOND, Yury Tarakanov, Viscando and He Tan, Jönköping University

10:15 Networking break with coffee and sandwich

10:35 Enhancing safety through Human Factors research

We will discuss the critical role of human factors in advancing automotive safety - from innovative display technologies to re-engagement strategies in autonomous driving. Our speakers will shed light on research initiatives aimed at improving driver interaction and safety. Let's explore how these advancements are shaping the future of automotive safety culture and the integration of automated vehicles on our roads. Anna Sjörs Dahlman, VTI and SAFER’s Impact area leader for Body and Mind will lead this session.

Projects in focus:

11:35 Developments in automated driving systems

Discover the latest developments in automated driving systems through a series of insightful presentations. The experts will present their key results in projects, covering remote driving operations, continuous deployment for CAV safety, and verification and validation of automated systems' safety and security.

  1. REDO - Remote Driving Operations, Maytheewat Aramrattana, VTI
  2. SALIENCE4CAV - Safety lifecycle enabling continuous deployment for CAV, Fredrik Warg, RISE
  3. VALU3S Verification and Validation of Automated Systems’ Safety and Security, Behrooz Sangchoolie, RISE

12:10 Networking lunch

13:00 End of event


Malin Levin
malin.levin [at] chalmers.se