The Scandinavian Conference on System and Software Safety 2022

22 November 2022 08:30–23 November 2022 17:00
Lindholmen Science Park Gothenburg

Are you interested in system safety and curious about new knowledge?! Then you should join the 10th Scandinavian Conference on Systems & Software Safety at Lindholmen Science Park in Gothenburg November 22-23. The conference has become a central meeting place for Scandinavian safety experts from industry, public and academic organizations. The event is an opportunity to share experiences and make new contacts. There will be a plenary overview day and a second day with parallel sessions, with in-depth workshops and tutorials about different challenges, techniques, standards and methods. As for the previous years, we anticipate a mixture of participants with presentations from different industries and academia. The theme for the conference in 2022 is Safety and Cybersecurity.

Take the opportunity to get inspired by others and join the dialogue about this important topic!

Registration: Sign up by the link below prior to Nov 13.



November 22

09:00-09:15 Welcome and introduction, Fredrik Asplund, Magnus Granström, Nicolas Martin-Vivaldi

09:15-10:15 Keynote: A Man-in-the-Middle of my Heart Attack, Marie Elisabeth Gaup Moe, NTNU

10:15-10:35 Break

10:35-11:05 Ergo, SMIRK is Safe: A Safety Case for a ML Component in a Pedestrian Emergency Brake System, Markus Borg, RISE

11:05-11:35 Adversarial Image Attacks Against Automotive Systems, Andreas Lundberg, Arriver Software AB

11:35-12:05 An AEB based use-case approach for robustness and safety using distributed AI and ML for autonomy, Murat Erdogan, Veoneer

12:05-13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:00 Keynote: Visual Commonsense for the Self-Driving Car, Mehul Bhatt, Örebro Universitet

14:00-14:30 Severity Minimization Motion Planning for Autonomous Vehicles, Masoumeh Parseh, KTH

14:30-15:00 Break

15:00-15:30 Model-Based Safety Analysis with SMP-Tool, a Stochastic Extension of Matlab Stateflow, Mattias Nyberg, Scania

15:30-16:00 Adaption of the SAHARA method for Intelligent Distributed Grids, Ted Strandberg, RISE

16:00-16:30 On Safety Strategies for Autonomous Transport Solutions, Zhafira Magnfält, and Per Johannessen, Volvo Group

18:00 Conference dinner at L's Resto at Lindholmen Science Park


08:30-09:30 Introduction, and Keynote: Software System Design for the Connected Vehicle, Christina Rux, WirelessCar

09:30-12:30 Parallel workshops

Managing continuous assurance of complex dependable systems, Fredrik Warg, RISE
Systems where safety and cybersecurity assurance is vital are increasing in complexity amid a growing business demand for faster update cycles. These systems further typically include machine learning elements, an area where establishing assurance methods are work-in-progress. Several methods are proposed in literature, including design-time methods (e.g., safety-contract based design) and run-time techniques (e.g., safety supervisors). The FFI research project SALIENCE4CAV fucuses on continuous assurance for road vehicles and collaborative vehicles in confined areas. We will discuss the suitability of the existing assurance methods, including the use of safety contracts and quantitative risk acceptance criteria, as well as possibilities and obstacles for their industry adoption.

Understanding CPS Trustworthiness, Muhammad Rusyadi Ramli, KTH
Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), such as most contemporary vehicles and machinery, are evolving to become smarter, more autonomous, connected and collaborating. Provided with unprecedented capabilities, CPS also represent unprecedented complexity and bring new risks that go beyond classical dependability. In paving the way for such more capable and complex CPS, it is essential that trustworthiness is considered and incorporated during the CPS life cycle. This refers to both technical trustworthiness attributes (such as safety, reliability, availability and security), and social considerations (such as ethics, transparency and privacy). This workshop will introduce the current state-of-the-art and a novel trustworthiness framework. We hope to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to discuss and analyse existing methods and challenges related to trustworthiness and CPS.

12:30-13:30 Lunch at L's Resto

13:30-16:30 Parallel workshops

Embracing complexity of Systems-of-Systems using Model-Based Risk Assessment and Safety Analysis (MBRASA), Tom Strandberg, CAG Syntell and Joakim Fröberg, Safety Integrity
Given the trends of connectivity and autonomy, a current challenge is to ensure safety among multiple vehicles or machines, so called systems-of-systems, where parts of the end-to-end function reside in the edge and where communication is done wirelessly. Based on such extended systems definition, the hazard and risk analysis need to be extrapolated to ensure trustworthiness for the extended scope. The purpose of this workshop is to present and obtain feedback on the evolution of the model-based approach to risk assessment and safety analysis (MBRASA) of systems-of-systems that was the topic of a workshop at SCSSS2021.

Automated and connected driving and the promises and challenges of cellular technology for systems of systems, Martin Törngren, KTH
The complexity of the tasks that Automated Vehicles (AV) have to deal with have been grossly underestimated. To deliver the promises of trustworthy highly performing automated driving services, AV design and operation has to provide self-and environmental awareness, deal with uncertainty, and manage risks in run-time, while dealing with cybersecurity threats and unknowns. Connectivity and collaboration bears promises to solve many of these concerns, but also introduce new safety and cybersecurity challenges. The workshop will be interactive to stimulate discussions, examining these challenges. Ongoing research at KTH will also be presented including the PERCyproject and the KTH-based TECoSA research center.


Malin Levin
malin.levin [at] chalmers.se