Welcome to the SAFER seminar and networking lunch “Japan Automobile Research Institute: 50 years of automotive safety research”

6 December 2019 10:00–12:00
The Dome of Visions (see link below), Lindholmen Science Park

We are pleased to announce that traffic safety experts from JARI is visiting SAFER in December. In conjunction to this visit we invite you to share information about their latest research and ongoing activities, with special focus on automated driving.

10:00                 Welcome by Prof. Rob Thomson, Chalmers
10:05                 Introduction of present key traffic safety activities, including automated driving, in Japan and at JARI, Prof. Nagai
10:30                 'The SAKURA project' on Automated Driving safety assurance, Jacobo Antona

Socially acceptable and technically sound safety assurance methodologies are needed to safely introduce Automated Driving systems into the market.The SAKURA project (Safety Assurance KUdos for Reliable Autonomous vehicles) is a large scale coordinated initiative funded by the Japanese Ministry of Economy,Trade and Industry (METI) that aims at harmonizing data acquisition, developing research methodologies and coordinating standardization activities through joint efforts by vehicle manufacturers and traffic safety research institutions.

10:45                Chalmers ongoing activities within traffic safety, Rob Thomson
11:00                Questions and dialogue
11:30                 End of seminar
                          Networking lunch (please note that the temperature in the Dome of Vision’s networking area is rather low, wear outdoor clothings)
12:00                 End of event
How to register your attendance:
Register below no later than 10.00 on Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Not all super heros wear capes, but all cancel their booking if they change plans.

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Safer – Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre

SAFER is the open innovation arena where researchers and expertise work together to create safe mobility. Our traffic safety approach covers people, vehicles and the infrastructure – and together we contribute to safer road transports and smarter, more sustainable cities.

Contact information


Lindholmspiren 3A
SE-417 56 Göteborg

 +46 31-772 21 06
 safer [at] chalmers.se